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Follow That Dream (1962)
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Follow That Dream (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby and their "adopted" children - Holly, Ariadne and the twins - start their own little community along a strip of the roadside.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: surfing, gangsters, casino, twins, gambling, orphan, music, rock, family relations, rich and poor, performer's life, love and romance, family life, adoption, ambition, frame up, society, social worker, rise to the top, criminal heroes, courtroom drama, nosy, martial arts, bandit, fight ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa

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Most similar movies to Follow That Dream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, singing, fall in love, singer, dancing and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like Follow That Dream: Frankie and Johnny (1966), Kissin' Cousins (1964), Speedway (1968), Stay Away, Joe (1968), Tickle Me (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mike and Danny fly a cropduster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff takes custody of it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: gambling, fall in love, chase, adventurer, buddies, disorder, friends, fish out of water, rock, wooing, oldies, starting over ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Frankie and Johnny (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elvis plays Johnny, a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. Donna Douglas plays Johnny's girl, Frankie. A fortune teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck. Enter a new lady luck played by Nancy Kovack and the cat fight begins.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gambling, love triangle, romance, rock, down on your luck, fall in love, showbiz, oldies, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, mississippi river, mississippi, new york, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Kissin' Cousins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: soldier, friends, disorder, love triangle, social differences, chaos and mayhem, eccentric family, hidden identity, society, fugitives, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
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Speedway (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: gambling, racing, race, rise to the top, follow your dream, hidden identity, rivalry, love and romance, friends, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, rock ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Stay Away, Joe (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Joe Lightcloud persuades his Congressman to give him 20 heifers and a prize bull so he and his father, Charlie, can prove that the Navajos can successfully raise cattle on the reservation. If their experiment is successful, then the government will ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: countryside, homecoming, against the odds, wilderness, rock, friends, buddies, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, blues, music band ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
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Tickle Me (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: letter, ranch, woman in danger, boss and employee, fall in love, partners, buddies, ghost, rescue, lifestyle, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Double Trouble (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When singer Gut Lambert goes on tour in Europe, he is pursued by two beautiful women, bumbling jewel thieves, and a mysterious killer.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, gangsters, chase, musician, disorder, couples, chases and races, artists and showbiz, performer's life, on the run, oldies, heist ...
Time: 60s
Place: belgium, europe, england, antwerp, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Blue Hawaii (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: surfing, tour guide, family business, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, partners, starting over, dancing, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Girl Happy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, spring break, buddies, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, musician's life, performer's life, love and romance, gangsters, nothing goes right, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, florida, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, music, couples, friends, instructor, lifestyle, ambition, partners, love and romance, buddies, oldies, surfing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Clambake (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.
Style: humorous, experimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: wealth, romance, hotel, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, rise to the top, show tunes, social differences, mistaken identity, fall in love, rich and poor, cinderella story ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, las vegas, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pin-up photographer, who doesn't want to get pinned down, comes up against a girl who won't take no for an answer.
Style: humorous, realistic, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, boss and employee, love triangle, fall in love, unlikely couple, lifestyle, workplace, journalism, nothing goes right, romance, couples, impossible love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Blacklisted by the major airlines for endlessly chasing female staff, pilot Rick Richards returns to Hawaii to set up a helicopter charter company with his friend Danny. Having a girl on every island is a good way to get business but it becomes ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: heroes, underdog, rescue, oldies, rock, wooing, nightlife, fall in love, family business, frame up, anti hero, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Spinout (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: racecar driver, heiress, rock band, rich girl, friends, couples, car chase, family relations, rock, family business, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Trouble with Girls (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: investigation, labor union, tent, lecture, disorder, filmmaking, rise and fall, crimes, ambition, nothing goes right, society, performer's life ...
Time: 1920s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Harem Holiday (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Tyronne, action movie star and ladies man, is travelling through the Middle East on a goodwill tour to promote his latest movie, "Sands of the Desert". Once he arrives, however, he is kidnapped by a gang of assassins who were so ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: assassination, crimes, fish out of water, goofy hero, rivalry, nothing goes right, opposites attract, desire for fame, partners, blind ambition, disorder, martial arts ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Beach Party (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: beach, anthropologist, romance, culture clash, lifestyle, best friends, young lovers, music, youth, innocence lost, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: couples, disorder, retiring, ocean or sea, love and romance, romance, rescue, follow your dream, rising to stardom, lifestyle, ambition, fugitives ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet... and their hearts will become one.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, beach, lifestyle, best friends, dancing, youth, vacation, music, relationships, teenage love, teenage life, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, rock, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, save the day, love and romance, youth, musician's life, teenage love, lifestyle, shopping, shopping mall, couples, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Goddess (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elspeth Dickens dreams of finding her "voice" despite being stuck in an isolated farmhouse with her twin toddlers. A web-cam becomes her pathway to fame and fortune, but at a price.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, showbiz, rising to stardom, romance, hopes, singing, artists and showbiz, parents and children, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Change of Habit (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Only a few songs as Elvis plays it straight as Dr John Carpenter. Mary Tyler Moore stars opposite as an incognito nun with a mission to help Dr Elvis clean up the ghetto he lives in. Can the King compete against God for Mary's heart?
Style: touching, uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: fall in love, convent, church, urban ghetto, society, love and romance, clergy, forbidden love, clinic, doctors and patients, urban ghetto life, moral dilemma ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: family relations, family, romance, show tunes, power relations, estate, eccentric family, lifestyle, immigrants, love and romance, unlikely couple, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917, year 1916, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
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State Fair (1962)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The third film version of 'State Fair' (and the second musical version).Margy Frake this time round is played by newcomer Pamela Tiffin, who has her voice dubbed as Jeanne Crain did 17 years earlier. Her squire at the fair this time round ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, americana, fall in love, family life, looking for love, siblings relations, romance, love and romance, chorus girl, pig, singing, singer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 152
Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: beach, beach party, rising to stardom, lifestyle, youth, artists and showbiz, buddies, ambition, music, musician's life, friends, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Flower Drum Song (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Chinese stowaway Mei Li arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé, wealthy nightclub owner Sammy Fong, in an arranged marriage; but the groom has his eye on his star singer Linda Low. This film version of the Rodgers and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, slang
Plot: heist, family relations, love triangle, nightclub, chinatown, stowaway, looking for love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, show tunes, wedding, transvestism ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: gambling, circus, elephant, romance, espionage, show tunes, disorder, wiretap, friends, love and romance, opposites attract, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 336
Raising Waylon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Waylon is a nine year old boy who, after losing their parents, begins to live with her ​​godparents, couples in the past but now separated and with little appetite for adoption. The boy's arrival will be the ultimate test to confirm whether ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: family relations, fall in love, romance, custody, godparent, family, unlikely couple, couples, adoption, lawyer, orphan, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 21K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, orphan, summer camp, single parent, children, fall in love, social worker, adoption, switching roles, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%