Movies like Lena's Holiday

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Lena's Holiday (1991)
 5.5
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Lena's Holiday (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After the fall of the Berlin Wall, Lena, from East Germany travels to Hollywood. After landing she loses her bag and can't find her hotel. She befriends a cab driver who doesn't believe someone is out to get her.
Style: humorous, sentimental, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, tourist, bikini, berlin wall, gangsters, crimes, heist, on the road, love and romance, track down, fall in love, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, culture clash, woman in danger, profanity, underwear, hotel, criminal, photographer, taxi driver ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, east germany

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Most similar movies to Lena's Holiday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and offbeat films with plots about romance, disorder, love and romance, couples, fall in love, crimes and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Lena's Holiday: Man of the Century (1999), Just Write (1997), Bottoms Up (2006), Man Trouble (1992), Living It Up (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Man of the Century (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Fantasy-comedy about a young man who lives as if it is 1928 or so, and his encounters with modern-day women and modern-day criminals.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, profanity, fish out of water, newspaper, crimes, urban, time travel, disorder, love and romance, media, society, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
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95%
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Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, showbiz, love and romance, dishonesty, mistaken identity, social differences, comedy of errors, bus, tour guide, actress, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 2.2
 6K
Bottoms Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captivated by the posh Hollywood scene, bartender Owen Peadman (Jason Mewes) travels from the Midwest to take part in a drink-serving contest. But he fails to win the jackpot and winds up working for a gossip show instead. Now, to uncover the latest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, parody, sex comedy ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, couples, love and romance, disorder, looking for sex, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, gender, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.7
 3K
Man Trouble (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sleazy but affable guard dog trainer is blackmailed to steal a manuscript for a tell-all book from one of his clients.
Style: humorous, offbeat, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: rescue, gangsters, on the run, odd couple, nothing goes right, danger, love and romance, romance, crime, opposites attract, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Living It Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lola, a Mexican waitress working in Madrid, befriends a 30-year-old suicidal man who has borrowed $1,000,000 to spend on his last day on Earth, knowing he will be killed anyway if he fails to return the money. After meeting Lola, however, he decides ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mafia, debt, fall in love, danger, romance, gangsters, crimes, young lovers, crime, love, waitress, loan ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, bet, honeymoon, private detective, gambling, gangsters, romance, farce, poker, perversion, jealous spouse, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: las vegas, hawaii, usa, nevada, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.7
 135
Amelia's 25th (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aspiring actress Amelia begins her 25th birthday by breaking up with her boyfriend, and things only go downhill from there. After visiting a dubious psychic for advice, Amelia sets off on a bizarre adventure to find money for rent and possibly love.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, hopes, romance, introspection, twentysomething life, follow your dream, coming of age
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 8K
Take Me Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, couples, on the road, disorder, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, false accusation, reunion, couple relations, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, unfulfillment, danger, goofy hero, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 161
Butch Jamie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Jamie, a struggling butch lesbian actress who gets cast as a man in a film. The main plot is a romantic comedy between Jamie's male alter-ego, "Male Jamie," and Jill, a heterosexual woman on set. The ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: gender bending, hollywood, romance, showbiz, actor's life, switching roles, couples, gender, lesbian relationship, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Smiling Fish & Goat on Fire (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers share a house in LA's Fairfax district: Tony's a feckless actor, Chris is an accountant. Both are in relationships on rocky ground. As these emotions swirl, Tony meets his US Postal Service letter carrier, a single mom named ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: accountant, friendship, romance, singleness, friends, lifestyle, actor's life, love and romance, musician's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
 244
Meeting Daddy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, love affair, eccentric family, fish out of water, opposites attract, breakup, couples, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, georgia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Career Opportunities (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, forbidden love, small town, teenage love, fall in love, couples, crimes, friends, disorder, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Love and Action in Chicago (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Just when covert assassin Eddie Jones (Courtney B. Vance) decides to ditch his dangerous job to settle down with his girlfriend, his superiors convince him to kill a renegade drug cartel hit man -- leading to nothing but trouble. Complicating ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: celibacy, hitman, going straight, romance, secret agents, on the run, crimes, fall in love, introspection, violence spree, verbal byplay, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 376
Chump Change (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A failed Hollywood actor returns to his home town in Wisconsin and reminisces about his life in L.A. to a potential new girlfriend about his faults, auditions, misadventures, and confrontations with the evils of Hollywood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, offbeat
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, rise to the top, rise and fall, desire for fame, nothing goes right, ambition, homecoming, showbiz, downfall, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: iceland, los angeles, wisconsin, california, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 777
Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, culture clash, fall in love, family relations, romance, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, love and romance, parents and children
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 3K
Desert Moon (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Al McCord is hanging out at his favourite restaurant when he meets an attractive young woman (Ellie) who is looking for a ride from the city out into the Mojave Desert, where her mother lives. Little does he know that while Ellie is falling in love ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic
Plot: desert, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, couple relations, fall in love, introspection, human nature, dangerous attraction, couples, disorder, relationships ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Driving Me Crazy (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: misfit, gangsters, society, artists and showbiz, inventions and discoveries, disorder, immigrants, crimes, chases and races, on the run, fish out of water, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 423
Cool Blue (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dustin, an aspiring painter meets this woman named Christiane. Dustin is on a search for love, sex, and inspiration. When Christiane dumps him and disapears as quickly as she dropped in, Dustin embarks on an obsessive search in Southern California ...
Style: realistic, touching, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: obsession, artists and showbiz, city life, romance, love and romance, tragic love, self discovery, urban, couples, looking for love, unfulfillment, performer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Looking for Maria Sanchez (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Raul, a Puerto Rican born in New York, meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting NY, one night. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, looking for love, fish out of water, track down, friends, love at first sight, journey, love, culture clash, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Every Jack Has a Jill (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jack is encouraged to take the romantic Paris vacation he won, despite just being dumped by his girlfriend. His trip soon devolves into chaos and adventure, when his luggage is swapped for a French businesswoman's belongings who soon takes a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, hopes, wooing, disorder, hotel, love and romance, female director, love, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 6K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, neighbor, romance, dog, opposites attract, buddies, love and romance, friendship, unfulfilled love, looking for love, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 3K
Mystery Date (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The shy teenager Tom McHugh worships his sexy neighbor Geena Matthews that lives on the other side of the street, but he does not dare to talk to her. When his parents travel with their dog for a competition and his self-confident big brother Craig ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: mistaken identity, girl next door, comedy of errors, chase, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, switching roles, teenage life, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, elderly, crime, disorder, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Under the Boardwalk (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is the final weekend of summer and a group of Californian teenagers are looking forward to an upcoming surf contest. Rival gangs the 'Vals' and the 'Lowks' are confident that they will take home the trophy, but things become ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, beach, fall in love, gang, love and romance, ambition, youth, hopes, romance, contests and competitions, forbidden love, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 284
Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, vengeance, airport, showbiz, deadly, babies and infants, chases and races, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 1K
Hot Tamale (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip to Los Angeles inadvertently leads a young man from Wyoming into a wild maze of psychotic hit-men, racy women, jewel thieves and a salsa band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, road trip, heist, on the road, gang, nothing goes right, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, chase, stolen money, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, wyoming, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, destiny, unlikely couple, looking for love, opposites attract, travel, nothing goes right, disorder, infidelity, fall in love, on the road, storm ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, united states, miami, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, wedding, golf, buddies, young lovers, romance, love and romance, youth, couples, nothing goes right, gangsters, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%