Movies like Edward Scissorhands

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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
 7.9
 433K
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, sentimental, surreal, atmospheric, touching, fairy tale, offbeat, sad, semi serious, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, goth, dark fantasy, freak, fall in love, love, surrealism, romance, suburbs, human nature, fish out of water, tragic hero, impossible love, inventor, scissors, injustice, talented, love and romance, anti heroes, alone in the world, christmas, snow, bully, neighbor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida

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Most similar movies to Edward Scissorhands

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, romantic and feel good films with plots about destiny, love and romance, loneliness, transformation, romance, love and love story mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Edward Scissorhands: The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), The Shape of Water (2017), Beastly (2011), Pushing Daisies (2007), The Lake House (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love affair, couple relations, true love, impossible love, time traveler, disappearance, time paradox, love and romance, time, existence paradox, imaginary ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 70s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: touching, philosophical, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, impossible love, tragic love, life philosophy, true love, aging, child as adult, life & death, adult as child, odd, fall in love, age difference ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, manhattan new york city, france, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: biting, touching, fairy tale, ambiguous ending, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: female full frontal nudity, sign language, creature, interspecies sex, laboratory, cold war, healing power, supernatural, interracial friendship, love story, escape, rescue ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, pittsburgh, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 74K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, youth, teenage love, self discovery, true love, fall in love, love and romance, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, surreal, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, murder, death, dog, supernatural ability, couple relations, supernatural, private detective, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 135K
The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, love and romance, romance, impossible love, time, architect, supernatural, unlikely relationship, life philosophy, letter, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 189K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, love and romance, ghost, psychic, psychic power, love story, romance, supernatural romance, loss of loved one, impossible love, murder, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 53K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, misfit, love, first love, siblings relations, family relations, artist, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Autumn in New York (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, terminal illness, couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, womanizer, romance, love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, ghost, beach, haunted by the past, single parent, teenage life, hopes, romance, death in the family, island, denial, grief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, immortality, love, love story, romance, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, immortal, destiny, single mother, aging ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1954, year 1937, year 1952 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: movie star, romance, daydreamer, film within a film, fall in love, real world, couples, life turned upside down, fish out of water, unlikely couple, falling in love, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 12K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couple relations, couples, unlikely couple, disability, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: destiny, death, dying, professor, writer's life, literature, human nature, paranoia, love and romance, self discovery, life turned upside down, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 64K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, destiny, reunion, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, mind bending, surreal, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: existentialism, surrealism, introspection, love, deja vu, love and romance, couple relations, love story, power of love, brainwashing, couples, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 24K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, romance, family relations, family problems, fall in love, infidelity, couples, couple relations, lovers reunited, parents and children, retirement home ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 8K
The Future (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.
Style: surreal, sentimental, emotional, meditative, mind bending ...
Plot: infidelity, destiny, pets, life turned upside down, follow your dream, human nature, road not taken, disorder, dishonesty, couples, hopes, nursing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, christmas, love triangle, love and romance, coma, new year's eve, disorder, love affair, mistaken identity, family relations, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Castaway on the Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mr. Kim is jobless, lost in debt and has been dumped by his girlfriend. He decides to end it all by jumping into the Han River - only to find himself washed up on a small, mid-river island. He soon abandons thoughts of suicide or rescue and begins a ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, isolation, suicide attempt, castaway, island, redemption, wilderness, society, human nature, rescue, irony, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 820
Bear's Kiss (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, Sweden, Russia, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A fairy tale-like love story between young circus artist Lola and the bear Misha, who one day transforms into a human being.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love affair, social relations, romance, social misfits, animal human communication, bear, fall in love, transformation, abandoned baby, falling in love, circus, desperation ...
Place: spain, germany, siberia, russia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Style: touching, melancholic, emotional, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: mentally challenged, self discovery, siblings relations, disability, mental illness, parents and children, small town, dysfunctional family, family problems, responsibility, family drama, obesity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, touching, inspirational, motivational ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, hell, loss of child, family relations, life philosophy, redemption, painting, life & death, parents and children, paradise, angel ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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A Merry Christmas Match (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Corey Calvin lives in a ski village where she works at her late father's local antique shop, having sidelined her her big city dreams of becoming a theater director. When Los Angeles hunk Ryder Donnelly comes into her shop, sparks fly and she ...
Style: romantic, light, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: holiday, christmas, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life philosophy, looking for love, couples, love story, lifestyle change, women, fall in love, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vineyard, love, family relations, post war, parents and children, love and romance, estate, romance, homecoming, hidden identity, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, true love, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, hopes, eccentric family, disorder, dream, bar, self discovery ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 2K
Rough Magic (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A sleazy politician sends an agent (Russell Crowe) after his ex-fiancee (Bridget Fonda), who fled to Mexico with incriminating film of him.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, romance, chases and races, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, love and romance, realism, disorder, shaman, justice, supernatural ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 15K
Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Style: surreal, sentimental, touching, art house, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, surrealism, philosophy, love affair, honeymoon, love and romance, collector, escapades, tragic love, marriage proposal, inventions and discoveries, job seeking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, hotel, parents and children, infidelity, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, marriage crisis, love story, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Melancholy Fantastic (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suffering from her mother's recent suicide, a delusional young girl falls for an alluring Goth, against the objections of a life-size talking muslin doll. The Melancholy Fantastic is a psychological thriller set during the holidays.
Style: tense, suspenseful, gloomy, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: christmas, loneliness, grief, objects come to life, fall in love, imaginary, losing-it hero, imaginary character, dead bird, melancholy, cult, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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