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It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
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It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mike and Danny fly a cropduster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff takes custody of it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes care of a small girl, Sue-Lin, whose father has disappeared. Being a ladies' man, he also finds the time to court a young nurse, Diane.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: gambling, fall in love, best friends, rock, friends, orphan, love and romance, chase, starting over, adventurer, buddies, disorder, hidden identity, fish out of water, wooing, oldies, gangsters, fight, karate, musician, heroes, pilot, tough guy, comic hero, male female relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington

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Most similar movies to It Happened at the World's Fair

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, singer, disorder, singing and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like It Happened at the World's Fair: Follow That Dream (1962), Tickle Me (1965), Speedway (1968), Frankie and Johnny (1966), Double Trouble (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Follow That Dream (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby and their "adopted" ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: surfing, gangsters, twins, orphan, casino, gambling, performer's life, rise to the top, music, criminal heroes, society, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa
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95%
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Tickle Me (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: letter, ranch, rock, boss and employee, infidelity, farm, friends, couples, partners, buddies, ghost, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Speedway (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: gambling, racing, race, rise to the top, follow your dream, hidden identity, rivalry, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, rock, down on your luck, redemption ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, rock, down on your luck, fall in love, showbiz, oldies, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, manhattan new york city, mississippi, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Double Trouble (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When singer Gut Lambert goes on tour in Europe, he is pursued by two beautiful women, bumbling jewel thieves, and a mysterious killer.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, gangsters, chase, musician, chases and races, performer's life, on the run, artists and showbiz, musician's life, romance, oldies, heist ...
Time: 60s
Place: belgium, europe, england, brussels, antwerp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Blacklisted by the major airlines for endlessly chasing female staff, pilot Rick Richards returns to Hawaii to set up a helicopter charter company with his friend Danny. Having a girl on every island is a good way to get business but it becomes ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: anti hero, heroes, underdog, oldies, rock, wooing, nightlife, fall in love, family business, frame up, partners, anti heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Spinout (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: heiress, racecar driver, rock band, rich girl, rock, family business, fall in love, parents and children, eccentric family, wooing, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Kissin' Cousins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: soldier, disorder, friends, love triangle, social differences, chaos and mayhem, eccentric family, hidden identity, society, fugitives, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Girl Happy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: nightclub, spring break, loss of virginity, betrayal, opposites attract, performer's life, gangsters, nothing goes right, musician's life, partners, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Stay Away, Joe (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Joe Lightcloud persuades his Congressman to give him 20 heifers and a prize bull so he and his father, Charlie, can prove that the Navajos can successfully raise cattle on the reservation. If their experiment is successful, then the government will ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, inter cultural ...
Plot: countryside, homecoming, against the odds, wilderness, rock, friends, buddies, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, blues, fainting ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pin-up photographer, who doesn't want to get pinned down, comes up against a girl who won't take no for an answer.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, disorder, boss and employee, love triangle, fall in love, impossible love, lifestyle, workplace, journalism, nothing goes right, romance, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, music, oldies, surfing, fall in love, rock, friends, instructor, couples, lifestyle, ambition, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Blue Hawaii (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: surfing, tour guide, family business, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, partners, starting over, dancing, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: nightclub, ambition, fugitives, show tunes, couple relations, ship, fish out of water, family business, fall in love, wooing, love triangle, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Harem Holiday (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Tyronne, action movie star and ladies man, is travelling through the Middle East on a goodwill tour to promote his latest movie, "Sands of the Desert". Once he arrives, however, he is kidnapped by a gang of assassins who were so ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: assassination, crimes, fish out of water, disorder, goofy hero, partners, desire for fame, opposites attract, nothing goes right, rivalry, blind ambition, orphan ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Clambake (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, experimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: wealth, romance, hotel, love and romance, rise to the top, show tunes, social differences, mistaken identity, fall in love, rich and poor, cinderella story, resort ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, las vegas, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Trouble with Girls (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: investigation, labor union, tent, lecture, filmmaking, disorder, rise and fall, crimes, performer's life, artists and showbiz, musician's life, workplace ...
Time: 1920s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: gambling, elephant, circus, lifestyle, fighting the system, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, espionage, ambition, follow your dream, love triangle ...
Time: 60s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Beach Party (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: beach, anthropologist, romance, culture clash, young lovers, music, youth, couples, friends, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, love triangle, silly humor, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, rock ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, romance, urban, veterinarian, polish american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An update of the classic Shakespeare story, director Kenneth Branagh shot this movie like a classic 30s musical. Love's Labour's Lost tells the story of four best friends who swear off love. The King of Navarre and his three companions ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, best friends, couple relations, fall in love, couples, disorder, love and romance, male female relationship, pianist, father daughter relationship, police, passion ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1939
Place: france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
35 and Ticking (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia, Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker) is still looking for a man, Victoria ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, comedy of errors, midlife crisis, couple relations, couples, disorder, buddies, wooing, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet... and their hearts will become one.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, beach, lifestyle, best friends, dancing, youth, vacation, music, relationships, teenage love, teenage life, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this conclusion of the long running series it finally happens: Kelly and Zack will marry. Zack's parents are against the early commitment and Kelly's parents can't afford it, so only the gang travels to Las Vegas for the wedding. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, wedding, golf, disorder, youth, romance, love and romance, buddies, young lovers, gangsters, nothing goes right, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Nola (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more than she expected.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, feel good
Plot: nothing goes right, lifestyle, fish out of water, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, mysterious character, romance, prostitute, father daughter reunion, teen romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Third Wheel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, opposites attract, workplace romance, wooing, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, unlikely couple, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dating Games People Play (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Jenkins finds himself back in the single scene as his relationship with his fiancee abruptly fall apart. With his roommate and best friend Jed Rollins, Nick jumps into the dating world. Mona, Jed, and Robin accompany him as they meander ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: romance, couples, wooing, best friends, breakup, dating, looking for love, fall in love, rivalry, friendship, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
30 Days Until I'm Famous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Latina working in Los Angeles as a messenger is randomly discovered and fashioned into a pop music star.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, musician's life, ambition, rising to stardom, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, teaching the ways of the world, romance, showbiz, celebrity culture, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%