Movies like In Her Shoes

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In Her Shoes (2005)
 6.4
 58K
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: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lawyer, party, audition, dysfunctional family, couple relations, self discovery, family values, wedding, job seeking, law firm, parents and children, family secret, family relations, family life, shopping, professor, letter, makeover, reconciliation, sex, money, hotel, death, suicide, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, sentimental, semi serious and humorous films with plots about family relations, dialogue, mentor, culture clash, catastrophe, runaway and family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like In Her Shoes: The Upside of Anger (2005), Definitely, Maybe (2008), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), Smart People (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, starting over, couples, couple relations, suburban life, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ 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: romantic, sentimental, sweet, emotional, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorce, single father, fall in love, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, storytelling, journalist, politician, college ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, makeover, mathematics, professor, friendship, self discovery, university, starting over, literature ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.1
 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, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, introspection, family life, couples, romance, love and romance, hopes, alienation, family relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: sentimental, tragicomedy, inspirational, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, starting over, infidelity, family relations, death in the family, self discovery, secret, illegitimate son, funeral, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, opposites attract, loss of daughter, terminal illness, astronaut, single mother, bittersweet, love affair, family problems, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 40s, 60s ...
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, new york, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, dying, death of mother, gay, wedding, friendship, women, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
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 ⇓
46%
 6.4
 66K
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, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, stewardess, self discovery, suicide attempt, romance, fall in love, family problems, love and romance, parents and children, falling in love, map, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, mississippi, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: realistic, semi serious, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, love, pregnancy, party, desire, romance, wine, scandal, sex, police, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, maine, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 39K
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, sentimental, humorous, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, artist, therapist, unlikely couple, romance, love affair, fall in love, thirtysomething life, couples, love of one's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, parents and children, family gatherings, family values, eccentric family, secret, brother sister relationship, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, humorous, talky, feel good ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, death, eccentric family, bittersweet, single parent, couples, human nature, family life, teenage life, romance, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, sentimental, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: love, mother daughter relationship, cancer, suburban life, teenager, self discovery, woman, friendship, infidelity, grandmother grandson relationship, party, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, michigan, new jersey, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnant woman, pregnancy, adoption, couple relations, parents and children, pregnant wife, expectant father, romance, family relations, love and romance, women, child birth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 232K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 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, romantic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, happy ending, fall in love, couples, snow, vacation, christmas party, lifestyle change, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, california, los angeles, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 76K
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: single parent, unfulfilled love, cook, romance, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, relationship problems, parent child relationship, chef, language barrier, mexican ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, malibu california, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: self discovery, love and romance, love affair, family life, starting over, marriage, haunted by the past, parents and children, family problems, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, loss of daughter, parents and children, female friendship, best friends, male objectification, family problems, friendship, social relations, small town life, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, theft, cinderella story, small town, leaving home, follow your dream, looking for love, family disapproval, social awkwardness, family life, hopes, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, semi serious, light, talky, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, human nature, aging, school dance, college, gangsters, brutality, courage, redemption, weapons, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: witty, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, love affair, lifestyle, family, parents and children, society, adoption, audition, life, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 57K
Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, dating, party, poet, goodhearted, middle aged, couple relations, single parent, sexual activity, encounter, masseuse, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, parenthood, single father, romance, fall in love, couple relations, family gatherings, doubts and hesitations, parents and children, brother brother relationship, wedding, newspaper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, train wreck, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, couple relations, comedy of errors, society, family relations, parents and children, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 4K
Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, young lovers, looking for love, love triangle, couples, eccentric family, couple relations, family relations, lottery, romantic triangle, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 196K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, romance, terminal illness, death, grief, dealing with death, family relations, letter, couples, loss of spouse, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, society, looking for love, teenage life, fall in love, family problems, friendship, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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