Movies like The Family Man

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The Family Man (2000)
 6.8
 106K
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, sincere, touching, inspirational, sentimental, sweet, contemplative, humorous, thought provoking, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, road not taken, rich and poor, life changing experience, alternate reality, workaholic, family relations, singleness, fish out of water, family life, lifestyle change, businessman, lost love, midlife crisis, angel, eligible bachelor, family man, misfit, salesman, suburbs, society, lifestyle, introspection, parallel universe ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to The Family Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about destiny, dialogue, family, mentor, life philosophy, catastrophe and happy ending mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Family Man: What If... (2010), Click (2006), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Mr. Destiny (1990), Big (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: fish out of water, angel, family relations, family, spirituality, family life, lifestyle, disorder, misfit, society, miraculous event, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 315K
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, sentimental, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, regret, wish fulfillment, architect, workaholic, alternate reality, redemption, family relations, remote control, dog, relationship vs career, introspection ...
Time: future, 2030s, 70s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
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: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, life changing experience, angel, family, desperation, generosity, holiday, road not taken, alternate reality, suicide attempt, self discovery, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: usa, united states, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 12K
Mr. Destiny (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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, not serious, offbeat, reflective ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, destiny, profanity, cold relationship, top executive, power relations, disorder, rich and poor, road not taken, suburbs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 207K
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, humorous, touching, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: child as adult, body swapping, wish fulfillment, toys, adolescence, fish out of water, toy maker, child's point of view, adulthood, disorder, longing, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ 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, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, high school, americana, high school reunion, coming-of-age, youth, hopes, romance, road not taken, one more chance, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sincere, sweet, humorous, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, husband wife relationship, destiny, second chance, transformation, road not taken, family values, lifestyle, family relations, society, fish out of water, lost love ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, adultery, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 594K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, 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: feel good, philosophical, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time loop, life philosophy, existentialism, time warp, time travel, small town, repeated event, alternate reality, nothing goes right, idealism, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 42K
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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, fish out of water, happy ending, romance, supernatural, supernatural ability, on the road, road trip, disorder, dog, journalism, destiny ...
Place: illinois, iowa, chicago illinois, usa, texas
⇓ 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: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, self discovery, romance, couple relations, couples, family life, friendship, parents and children, wedding, midlife crisis, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ 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: sweet, sentimental, romantic, feel good, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, lottery ticket, generosity, lottery, love triangle, romance, love and romance, hopes, rise to the top, greed, price of fame, kindness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 36K
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, custody, opposites attract, couple relations, family relations, orphan, happy ending, parents and children, fish out of water, romance, fashion, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, 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: feel good, sweet, humorous, thought provoking, inspirational
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing
Plot: christmas, husband wife relationship, alternate reality, road not taken, introspection, wish come true, lifestyle change, family life, transformation, happy ending, destiny, rich and poor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 34K
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, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, couples, fall in love, love affair, social differences, nothing goes right, society, nightclub, lifestyle change, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 65K
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, semi serious, twists and turns, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, alternate reality, road not taken, time travel, choice, breakup, love triangle, chance, romance, love and romance, love affair, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, usa, europe, england, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.6
 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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, destiny, suburbs, disorder, couples, unfulfillment, lifestyle, misfit, hopes, bittersweet, sexual content, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 6.1
 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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: diner, yuppie, opposites attract, love, small town life, family life, romance, working class, friends, urban, love triangle, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 124K
Pleasantville (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: alternate reality, parallel world, utopia, coming of age, time travel, small town life, small town, old love, fish out of water, siblings relations, adolescence, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ 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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: church choir, christmas, hopes, angel, reverend, gospel, family, romance, fall in love, self discovery, supernatural romance, parents and children ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, hopes, eccentric family, dream, bar, disorder, self discovery ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, california, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, male female friendship, storytelling, fall in love, single father, divorce, best friends in love, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, free spirited, college, politician ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, united states, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 45K
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, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, single parent, screwball, single father, fall in love, one day, disorder, nothing goes right, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 55K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 72K
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, seeing dead people, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, selflessness, fall in love, haunted by the past, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Holly stopped believing in Santa Claus after her wish to meet the man of her dreams never came true. So Santa sets her up with Ryan, who isn't entirely truthful about himself. Now Holly faces a dilemma: marry her current boyfriend, Ted, or fall ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: singleness, true love, wish come true, looking for love, opposites attract, fish out of water, fall in love, family life, couples, disorder, misfit, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, relationships, romance, couple relations, love, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, bittersweet, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Simply Irresistible (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, love, crab, department store, chef, romance, couple relations, custody, cinderella story, city life, singleness, love and romance ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 320K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, romance, time loop, changing the past or future, life philosophy, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, young woman, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, cornwall, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 446K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, first love, love and romance, marriage, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, workplace romance, family relations, love at first sight, holiday, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%