Movies like The Family Man

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The Family Man (2000)
 6.8
 111K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves.
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, inspirational, sweet, sentimental, humorous, romantic, thought provoking, mystical ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, road not taken, parallel universe, life changing experience, alternate reality, workaholic, fish out of water, lifestyle change, businessman, midlife crisis, singleness, time travel, family relations, lost love, rich and poor, introspection, family life, romance, holiday, misfit, unhappy, society, lifestyle, angel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 2000
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york

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Most similar movies to The Family Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, romantic and sentimental films with plots about destiny, happy ending, life philosophy, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue and love mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Family Man: Click (2006), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Big (1988), Mr. Destiny (1990), Family for Christmas (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 333K
Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: inspirational, humorous, uplifting, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: regret, remote control, workaholic, alternate reality, wish come true, time travel, architect, stopped time, sex scene, dysfunctional family, wish fulfillment, obesity ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, los angeles, new hampshire, usa, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town life, small town, life changing experience, family, angel, life philosophy, friendship, second chance, love, desperation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1932, year 1945 ...
Place: vatican, new york, new york state, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 222K
Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, child as adult, adolescence, teenager, magic, toys, child's point of view, coming of age, friendship, fish out of water, romance, wish fulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 13K
Mr. Destiny (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Larry Burrows is unhappy and feels powerless over his life. He believes his entire life could have turned out differently had he not missed that shot in a baseball game when was a kid. One night he meets this mysterious man, who could change his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, tear jerker, unusual plot structure, sad ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: misfit, baseball, fish out of water, time travel, rags to riches, redemption, life & death, runaway, life, mentor, natural disaster, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Family for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At the height of her career, investigative journalist Hannah Dunbar finds herself wondering what would have been had she stayed with the love of her life, Ben, 10 years before. When Santa Claus hears her “what ifs?” as a Christmas wish, he ...
Style: thought provoking, sweet, inspirational, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: christmas, husband wife relationship, road not taken, second chance, destiny, transformation, family values, introspection, life changing experience, lifestyle change, fish out of water, happy ending ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, high school reunion, high school, alternate timeline, romance, teenager, time, destiny, unlikely friendships, coming of age, time loop, americana ...
Time: 60s, 50s, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.1
 631K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: philosophical, feel good, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: time loop, small town, existentialism, time travel, life philosophy, time warp, romance, love, repeated event, winter, idealism, road not taken ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 3K
What If... (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, light, sincere ...
Plot: family, spirituality, fish out of water, angel, christian, family relations, religious, family life, disorder, lifestyle, redemption, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 68K
Sliding Doors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gwyneth Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: infidelity, choice, road not taken, time travel, love, alternate reality, breakup, romance, destiny, parallel universe, twists and turns, plot twist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, usa, europe, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, light, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, christmas, love and romance, love story, adultery, friendship, extramarital affair, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, women ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It Could Happen to You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket happens to be a winner, in the sum of $4 million. ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, light, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love, generosity, lottery ticket, romance, honest, justice, love triangle, morality, greed, love story, gambling, rags to riches ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, romance, marriage, self discovery, midlife crisis, wedding, baby, husband wife relationship, dream, yuppie, aspiring writer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, male female friendship, single father, fall in love, best friends in love, true love, divorce, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, daughter, relationships, romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, year 1992, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york state, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: feel good, romantic, entertaining, funny, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: divorce, romance, womanizer, infidelity, dating, love and romance, flirting, love, midlife crisis, lovers, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 47K
One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, one day, architect, screwball, romance, love and romance, love, girl, fall in love, parents and children, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 44K
Michael (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.
Style: feel good, humorous, uplifting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: angel, fish out of water, god, road trip, romance, supernatural, happy ending, dog, destiny, love story, supernatural ability, disorder ...
Place: iowa, texas, illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 37K
Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: adoption, custody, couple relations, happy ending, family relations, orphan, hopes, family in crisis, parents and children, romance, fashion, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Dream of Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a restless young married woman is granted a wish by a Christmas Angel to be single again, she soon discovers her new life isn't what she bargained for, and embarks on a quest to win her husband back.
Style: sweet, thought provoking, humorous, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, alternate reality, husband wife relationship, road not taken, introspection, winter, hopes, lifestyle change, lifestyle, happy ending, family values, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 74K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, back from the dead, seeing dead people, romance, psychic, alternate reality, doctor, selflessness, fall in love, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 243K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: love and romance, afterlife, dealing with death, life philosophy, love, life & death, love at first sight, mysterious character, supernatural romance, family relations, lifestyle change, supernatural ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: romantic, feel good, funny, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, opposites attract, love and romance, autumn, romance, friendship, best friends in love, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, love story, unlikely friendships, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1977 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 3K
Me Myself I (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pamela Drury is unhappy, and alone. On her birthday she stumbles across a photo of Robert Dickson, and wonders what would've happened had she said yes to his proposal. A freak accident causes Pamela to live out the life she could've had, ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sexy, poignant ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: destiny, suburbs, loneliness, alternate reality, parallel universe, nudity (full frontal - brief), childhood, virtual reality, dark hero, honest, stereotypes, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, new jersey, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.0
 2K
Jersey Girl (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, sexy, bad ending ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: yuppie, love, romance, working class, diner, small town life, family life, friendship, blindness, mentor, life & death, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 36K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, wedding, culture clash, pregnancy, love, couples, love affair, interracial love, society, nothing goes right, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, new york, nevada, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, gangsters, family, romance, church choir, winter, marriage, police investigation, divorce, holiday, religion, redemption ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 61K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: sexy, romantic, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, family outing
Plot: love story, love, love and romance, romance, infidelity, female protagonist, marriage, relationships, family, adaptation, life philosophy, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, relationships, women, divorce, romance, happy ending, life, bittersweet, writers, marriage, crime gone awry, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, fairy tale, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, self discovery, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, eccentric family, hopes, dream, magic, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, texas, usa, california, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 357K
50 First Dates (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: romantic, touching, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, romance, amnesia, love story, love and romance, wooing, dating, beautiful scenery, teenager, memory, destiny, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where her powers tend to influence everyone she meets while working in ...
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, romance, true love, supernatural, magic, clairvoyant, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, fall in love, magic realism, psychiatrist ...
Time: future
Place: new york, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%