Movies like Funny Girl

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Funny Girl (1968)
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Funny Girl (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, witty, light, realistic, non-linear, semi serious, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: showbiz, divorce, romance, ambition, performer's life, desire for fame, couples, seaport, marriage, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, family problems, lifestyle, unsupportive spouse, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, show tunes, oldies, comedian, broadway, rags to riches, dancing, jewish, prison ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, baltimore, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Funny Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, feel good and humorous films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Funny Girl: Gypsy (1962), Funny Lady (1975), Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967), Star! (1968), Fiddler on the Roof (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gypsy (1962)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: burlesque, stripper, showbiz, ambition, domineering mother, family life, couple relations, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, love and romance, human spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
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Funny Lady (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 1930s in New York – The famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the depression she has trouble finding work as an artist but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns his own nightclub.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: nightclub, female protagonist, singer, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, show tunes, radio show, fall in love, human nature ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hotel, chase, flapper, pursuit, stenographer, farce, opposites attract, love and romance, amateur detective, boss and employee, workplace romance, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Star! (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Gertrude Lawrence rises to stage stardom at the cost of happiness.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: actor's life, ambition, singing, lifestyle, love and romance, rising to stardom, best friends, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, performer's life, hopes, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: usa, new york, london, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: anti semitism, judaism, village life, village, arranged marriage, housewife, grudge, rabbi, family relations, violinist, breaking the fourth wall, suitor ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s, 1930s
Place: ukraine, europe, russia, poland, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, love affair, writer's life, artists and showbiz, wife, husband wife relationship, marital problem, breakup, audition, aspiring writer, living together ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2011, year 2013
Place: usa, ohio, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Matchmaker, Dolly Levi takes a trip to Yonkers, New York to see the "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire," Horace Vandergelder. While there, she convinces him, his two stock clerks and his niece and her beau to go to New York City.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: wedding, merchant, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, promotion, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, urban, city life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, love and romance, save the day, teenage love, musician's life, lifestyle, youth, shopping mall, couples, optimism, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Under hypnosis while trying to quit smoking, the main character Daisy Gamble revisits past lives and different personalities
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hypnosis, family relations, orphan, reincarnation, love triangle, romance, foreknowledge, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, doctors and patients, couple relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1810s, 2030s, 80s
Place: london, new york, manhattan new york city, brighton, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, showbiz, single parent, opposites attract, single mother, aspiring actor, romance, family relations, couples, initially antagonists, uninvited guest, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sweet Charity (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her away from her sleazy life. Maybe, just maybe, handsome Oscar ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elevator, hopes, celebrity, dancehall girl, tragic love, broken engagement, charity, looking for love, couples, sleazy, change of heart, cabaret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, mccarthyism, romance, naval officer, radical, young lovers, couple relations, communist, adultery ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, professor, fall in love, love and romance, wedding, friendship, literature, makeover, mathematics, self discovery, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, intense, clever ...
Plot: romance, showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, performer's life, couples, friendship, stand up comedian, family, creativity, redemption, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Boy Friend (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company is forced to understudy for the leading lady at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood director is in the audience scouting for actors to be in his latest ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, showbiz, show tunes, ambition, actor's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Only Game in Town (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fran walks into a piano bar for pizza. She comes back home with Joe, the piano player. Joe plans on winning $5,000 and leave Las Vegas. Fran waits for something else. Meanwhile, he moves in with her.
Style: realistic, semi serious, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: gambling, chorus girl, hotel, fall in love, couple relations, addiction, ambition, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: country music, friendship, romance, musician's life, couple relations, couples, twentysomething life, friends, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, ireland, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied. As his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, rising to stardom, understanding, couple relations, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: italy, switzerland, rome italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Gypsy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie - previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film - depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother.
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: ambition, family relations, showbiz, domineering mother, artists and showbiz, performer's life, couples, transvestism, friends, actor's life, musician's life, show tunes ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s
Place: new york, ohio, seattle washington, texas, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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De-Lovely (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From Paris to Venice to Broadway to Hollywood, the lives of Cole Porter and his wife, Linda were never less than glamorous and wildly unconventional. And though Cole's thirst for life strained their marriage, Linda never stopped being his muse, ...
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, lyrical, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, infidelity, disability, rehearsal, terminal illness, lifestyle, musician's life, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, fall in love, showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: new york, venice, usa, manhattan new york city, indiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Artist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: silent film, sentimental, emotional, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, actress, dog, movie star, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, dancer ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, year 1929 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: large family, playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, starting over, family relations, children, actress, couples, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, romance, lifestyle, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, architect, adultery, infidelity, couples, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, romance, relationships, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Not on the Lips (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, infidelity, disorder, love triangle, uncover truth, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, ambition, romance, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: paris france, japan, europe, asia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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 ⇓
23%
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, couple relations, family life, thanksgiving, liberal, halloween, dysfunctional family, family, robbery, divorce, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: paris france, new york, venice, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this film based on a Neil Simon play, newlyweds Corie, a free spirit, and Paul Bratter, an uptight lawyer, share a sixth-floor apartment in Greenwich Village. Soon after their marriage, Corie tries to find a companion for mother, Ethel, who is ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, newlyweds, honeymoon, womanizer, opposites attract, conservative, romance, love, bohemian life, unlikely couple, love and romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, united states, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, fall in love, cooking, cook, restaurant ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, couples, rock, down on your luck, fall in love, showbiz, oldies, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, manhattan new york city, mississippi river, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%