Movies like Groundhog Day

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Groundhog Day
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: philosophical, surreal, romantic, humorous, sentimental, witty, clever, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time loop, existentialism, redemption, life philosophy, small town, romance, idealism, destiny, deja vu, life & death, philosophy, love, love and romance, loneliness, introspection, character change, repeated scene, immortality, alternate reality, happy ending, time travel, deadpan, chase, wooing, time ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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It's a Wonderful Life
Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
USA
130 min.
 8.6
The Truman Show
Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
103 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to Groundhog Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, semi serious and sweet films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, destiny, life philosophy and love and romance mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Groundhog Day: 50 First Dates (2004), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Click (2006), Haunter (2013), L.A. Story (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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50 First Dates
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, sweet, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, romance, love and romance, wooing, true love, love, selflessness, nothing goes right, destiny, hopes, family, deja vu ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   77%
 
Edge of Tomorrow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: futuristic, clever, exciting, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, time travel, military, time loop, war, immortality, survival, soldier, apocalypse, chase, anti heroes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, france, europe, big ben london, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   87%
 
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 6.4
 273K
Click
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: humorous, sentimental, uplifting, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: wish come true, alternate reality, regret, family, remote control, family relations, relationship vs career, existentialism, it was all a dream, wish fulfillment, family values, loss of family ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant, morocco, new york yankees
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System:   77%
    User:   57%
 
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Haunter
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, time loop, afterlife, supernatural, ghost, serial killer, ghosts, mystery, rescue, family, twists & turns, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, year 1985
Place: usa, california
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    User:   81%
 
 6.7
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L.A. Story
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, surrealism, weatherman, self discovery, magic realism, love story, storytelling, looking for love, destiny, city life, imagination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   63%
 
 6.7
 94K
The Family Man
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 ...
Style: sincere, sweet, inspirational, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: road not taken, midlife crisis, life changing experience, rich and poor, alternate reality, rich snob, life philosophy, family life, second chance, family relations, lost love, family man ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1987
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   46%
 
 6.8
 57K
Sliding Doors
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: clever, semi serious, romantic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: destiny, romance, infidelity, alternate reality, cheating, train, betrayal, friendship, drinking, hospital, british, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   44%
 
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Made in Heaven
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A romantic, occasionally funny, drama about two souls who consummate their marriage literally in "Heaven". Mike Shea, in his first life dies as a young man performing a heroic rescue. Shortly after arriving in "Heaven" he meets a ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, romance, love, destiny, couple relations, love story, reincarnation, supernatural romance, heaven, immortality, fall in love, imaginary ...
Place: california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
Defending Your Life
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, destiny, redemption, romance, death, courage, life & death, life, hopes, creativity, storytelling, philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
 7.2
 88K
Ruby Sparks
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, loneliness, writing, psychiatrist, writer's life, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, writers, relationships, love story, dreams, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
Midnight in Paris
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: talky, clever, witty, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, romance, mentor, love, artist, writer's life, postmodernism, writers, relationships, artists and showbiz, literature, life philosophy ...
Time: 1920s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1890s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
 6.2
 61K
Splash
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, happy ending, mermaid, fish, chase, unlikely couple, love story, underwater, boat, rescue, transformation, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
 6.4
 9K
Chances Are
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, destiny, afterlife, love, death, unlikely couple, reincarnation, magic, couple relations, lawyer, love story, wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, yale university, cleveland ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   54%
 
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 8.1
 788K
The Truman Show
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for ...
Style: surreal, touching, philosophical, thought provoking, satirical ...
Plot: freedom, fictional reality show, voyeurism, brainwashing, alternate reality, self discovery, fictional reality, loneliness, showbiz, television, paranoia, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
Heaven Can Wait
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A ...
Style: sentimental, witty, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: romance, afterlife, sport, screwball, murder, hidden identity, death, love affair, reincarnation, love story, supernatural romance, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
The Purple Rose of Cairo
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: talky, clever, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, small town, postmodernism, fall in love, loneliness, life philosophy, fish out of water, fantasy world, alternate universe, relationships, unlikely couple, dialogue ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   33%
 
It's a Wonderful Life
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: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sweet, compassionate ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: alternate reality, family, road not taken, friendship, self discovery, desperation, small town life, mentor, love, life philosophy, human nature, life changing experience ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, looking for love, romance, introspection, supernatural, love, mentor, ghosts, male chauvinist, male chauvinism, love story, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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Joe Versus the Volcano
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hypochondriac Joe Banks finds out he has six months to live, quits his dead end job, musters the courage to ask his female co-worker out on a date, and is then hired to jump into a volcano by a mysterious visitor.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, island, romance, underdog, surrealism, existentialism, escapades, life & death, life philosophy, self discovery, destiny, life ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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: surreal, non-linear, psychological, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, love, brainwashing, power of love, erased memory, love story, romance, existentialism, destiny, alternate reality, love and romance, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Mighty Aphrodite
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda ...
Style: clever, surreal, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: adoption, prostitute, friendship, destiny, prostitution, obsession, pornography, dishonesty, storytelling, love and romance, drinking, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
Just Like Heaven
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, not serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, supernatural, ghost, destiny, afterlife, workaholic, love story, hospital, happy ending, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
Peggy Sue Got Married
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, destiny, time travel, romance, introspection, divorce, couple relations, childhood, road not taken, adolescence, americana, teenager ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, future, 1950s, 60s ...
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
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Happy Accidents
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, offbeat, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, romance, destiny, relationships, love story, fall in love, obsession, twists & turns, hopes, loneliness, love, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
Better Off Dead...
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, suicide attempt, high school, teenager, depression, teacher, skiing, young lovers, parody, adolescence, romance, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 6.4
 71K
Kate & Leopold
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: time travel, romance, fish out of water, supernatural romance, love, love story, happy ending, destiny, fall in love, dog, love and romance, time ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, future, 21st century, 18th century ...
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
The Invention of Lying
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, funny ...
Plot: religion, alternate reality, atheism, genetics, storytelling, innocence lost, farce, philosophy, end of the world, god, dishonesty, alone in the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
While You Were Sleeping
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, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, mistaken identity, romance, coma, loneliness, secret admirer, love, destiny, memory loss, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 

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 6.8
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Penelope
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sweet, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, looking for love, isolation, witch, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, magic spell, love story, love, fall in love, love and romance, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
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System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
When Harry Met Sally...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: sentimental, romantic, sweet, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, male female friendship, looking for love, best friends in love, unlikely friendships, love story, destiny, love, love and romance, life philosophy, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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