Movies like In Her Shoes

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In Her Shoes (2005)
 6.5
 56K
In Her Shoes (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni Collette). After Maggie's disruptive ways ruin her sister's love life, Rose turns her out as well. But when their grandmother, who they never knew existed, comes into their lives, the sisters face some complicated truths about themselves and their family.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious, emotional, light, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, party, audition, dysfunctional family, couple relations, self discovery, family values, wedding, job seeking, family secret, law firm, parents and children, family relations, family life, shopping, professor, letter, makeover, reconciliation, money, hotel, death, suicide, beach, wine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, philadelphia, usa, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to In Her Shoes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sentimental films with plots about mentor, culture clash, dialogue, family, runaway, relationships and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like In Her Shoes: Rumor Has It... (2005), Definitely, Maybe (2008), The Upside of Anger (2005), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), Smart People (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rumor Has It... (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: uncover truth, love affair, extramarital affair, romance, oldies, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, dysfunctional family, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young lovers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, father daughter relationship, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single father, storytelling, journalist, college, girlfriend, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, campus, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, love and romance, couple relations, suburban life, couples, starting over, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, lesbian, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.2
 22K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, family life, couples, introspection, romance, love and romance, hopes, siblings relations, family relations, alienation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, campus, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, makeover, self discovery, love and romance, friendship, mathematics, wedding, columbia university, professor, sex, fall in love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 159K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: friendship, single parent, mentor, age difference, dysfunctional family, coming of age, couples, depression, family problems, misfit, odd couple, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
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, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, death, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, human nature, love and romance, romance, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 64K
Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: emotional, humorous, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, stewardess, self discovery, suicide attempt, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, falling in love, on the road, map, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, mississippi, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 38K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, age difference, romance, older woman younger man relationship, couples, love affair, fall in love, thirtysomething life, love of one's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, eccentric family, family values, parents and children, family gatherings, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 73K
Spanglish (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: single parent, unfulfilled love, chef, cook, romance, mexican, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, parent child relationship, relationship problems, language barrier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, malibu california, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, love triangle, romance, regret, haunted by the past, power of love, unfulfillment, love affair, mother, new love, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: audition, mother daughter relationship, romance, generation gap, couples, love and romance, meaningful kiss, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 1K
Used People (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley Maclean), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice years previously had stopped the husband leaving home. ...
Style: realistic, witty, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, eccentric family, family life, urban, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, one more chance, romance, restaurant, psychiatrist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, year 1969
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Catch and Release (2006)
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, infidelity, family relations, dealing with death, hopes, love and romance, couples, death in the family, self discovery, love triangle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his ...
Style: feel good, funny, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, couple relations, parents and children, expectant father, pregnant wife, romance, family relations, love and romance, pregnant woman, child birth, pregnant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, family problems, family relations, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family life, love affair, marriage, self discovery, family problems, haunted by the past, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 218K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, friendship, christmas party, snow, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
It Runs in the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, college, school dance, family life, eccentric family, couples, family problems, human nature, society, aging, couple relations, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Steel Magnolias (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, loss of daughter, parents and children, female friendship, best friends, family problems, friendship, small town life, social relations, terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, friendship between women ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, wine, tourist, desire, scandal, party, love, police, sex, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, forbidden love, train wreck, romance, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, rise to the top, love and romance, cons and scams, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, mother daughter relationship, audition, sister sister relationship, family, lifestyle, misfit, physical appearance, family life, love affair, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
In the Land of Women (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother and daughters who live across the street.
Style: touching, realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: cancer, friendship, infidelity, love, mother daughter relationship, illness, neighbor, party, romance, teenager, suburbs, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, michigan, new jersey, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, opposites attract, loss of daughter, terminal illness, astronaut, single mother, love and romance, up and down relationship, family in crisis, acceptance, understanding ...
Time: 60s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, louisiana, new york, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, introspection, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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