Movies like Hope Floats

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Hope Floats
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but she's faced with petty old acquaintances who are thrilled to see Birdee unhappy -- except for her friend Justin. As he helps Birdee get back on her feet, love begins to blossom.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, romantic, humorous, realistic, sweet, emotional, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, romance, high school, infidelity, couple relations, betrayal, happy ending, parents and children, cheerleading, love story, divorce, fall in love, women, relationships, love and romance, destiny, catastrophe, unfulfillment, starting over, family, telegram, costume, funeral, pond, dog ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, new jersey, california, chicago illinois
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The Bridges of Madison County
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 7.6
The Fault in Our Stars
Drama, Romance
USA
126 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out romantic, sentimental, realistic and touching films with plots about culture clash, destiny, love and romance, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hope Floats: Eat Pray Love (2010), Falling in Love (1984), Bed of Roses (1996), Message in a Bottle (1999), The Other Sister (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Eat Pray Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: sentimental, scenic, romantic, inspirational, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: starting over, beautiful scenery, lifestyle change, self discovery, love, travel, female protagonist, depression, midlife crisis, solitude, wisdom of life, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, italy, indonesia, rome italy
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Falling in Love
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, talky, clever, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, adultery, marriage, couple relations, love story, love, guilt, destiny, relationships, urban, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   77%
    User:   67%
 
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Bed of Roses
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems ...
Style: touching, romantic, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   73%
    User:   100%
 
Message in a Bottle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction blossoms, the man struggles to make peace with his past so that he can move ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, divorce, love story, fall in love, happy ending, beautiful scenery, love and romance, couples, destiny, single parent, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, virginia, new york, chicago illinois
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The Other Sister
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, disability, parents and children, dysfunctional family, love story, fall in love, destiny, hopes, happy ending, family, love and romance, family bonds ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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System:   68%
    User:   78%
 
Murphy's Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, divorce, friendship, love, unlikely couple, love story, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas
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System:   68%
    User:   63%
 
How to Make an American Quilt
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, marriage, friendship, romance, coming of age, wedding, infidelity, women, self discovery, adultery, relationships, interracial romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   57%
 
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Violets Are Blue...
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up
Style: sentimental, talky, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, high school, destiny, dealing with death, love story, relationships, looking for love, college, true love, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: future
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
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System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
Here on Earth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, small town, terminal illness, cancer, love, fall in love, love story, young lovers, rich and poor, teenage love, social differences, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   50%
 
When a Man Loves a Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: addiction, romance, family, drinking, marriage, rehabilitation, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, love, love story, relationships, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
She's Having a Baby
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: clever, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, romance, marriage, single parent, self discovery, suburbs, relationships, couple relations, family, friendship, destiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
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For Keeps?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, adoption, romance, pregnancy, small town, love, babies and infants, college, teenager, marriage, destiny, single parent ...
Time: 80s
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System:   58%
    User:   58%
 
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   47%
 
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Untamed Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love, romance, orphan, christmas, single parent, love story, happy ending, unlikely couple, destiny, opposites attract, relationships, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
Autumn in New York
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, love, unlikely couple, love story, older man younger woman relationship, opposites attract, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
Circle of Friends
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, coming of age, college, betrayal, pregnancy, small town, opposites attract, irish, unlikely friendships, book, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
Last Chance Harvey
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an ...
Style: touching, witty, uplifting, serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, marriage, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, hotel, relationships, happy ending, love story, love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
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Mystic Pizza
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, friendship, best friends, marriage, teenager, relationships, women, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
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Picture Perfect
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, wedding, love triangle, happy ending, workplace romance, relationships, shopping, nothing goes right, love story, women, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
The Story of Us
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, romance, marriage, crumbling marriage, relationships, happy ending, introspection, love story, couple relations, destiny, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
Waiting to Exhale
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sexy, clever, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, divorce, adultery, best friends, women, feminism, unlikely friendships, couple relations, suburbs, relationships, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
The Love Letter
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, fall in love, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, love story, lesbian, ocean or sea, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
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Mermaids
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, mother daughter relationship, single parent, swimming, teenager, runaway, jewish, coming-of-age, parenthood, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1963
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
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Mrs. Winterbourne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, pregnancy, rags to riches, couple relations, comedy of errors, wedding, family, hospital, parents and children, train, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
The Bridges of Madison County
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, adultery, photographer, infidelity, loneliness, love, impossible love, housewife, love story, love affair, small town, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1965, year 1987, 1960s
Place: iowa, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
Catch and Release
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, touching, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, friendship, infidelity, starting over, relationships, wedding, hopes, love story, couples, stereotypes, friends, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles, malibu california
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
Nights in Rodanthe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love story, middle age romance, love and romance, love, midlife crisis, life philosophy, marriage crisis, true love, family, family drama, parents and children, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
Some Kind of Wonderful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, school, romance, teenager, adolescence, buddies, love triangle, teenagers, unlikely friendships, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 

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A Walk in the Clouds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Place: california, san francisco, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
Love & Basketball
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1993
Place: california, usa, los angeles, barcelona spain, italy
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
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