Movies like Little Manhattan

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Little Manhattan (2005)
 7.6
 21K
Little Manhattan (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not be going to public school any more. Gabe has a lot more to learn about life, love, and girls.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet, heartbreaking, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: first love, divorce, jealousy, basketball, bully, school, friendship, marriage, interracial adoption, dream, friends, fall in love, romance, love, coming of age, karate, family relations, lovers, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, couples, romancing partners, american football ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Little Manhattan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and romantic films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, destiny, mentor, runaway, love and romance and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Little Manhattan: Flipped (2010), My Girl (1991), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), A Cinderella Story (2004), Yours, Mine & Ours (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 74K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, fall in love, school, first love, neighbor, childhood sweetheart, teenage life, teen romance, adolescence, high school life, teenage boy ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 65K
My Girl (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: makeup artist, coming of age, friendship, mortician, small town, single parent, tuba, father daughter relationship, neighbor, family, starting over, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ 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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Cinderella Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor. The only problem is, she must ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, cinderella story, fall in love, high school, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, romance, youth, cinderella, high school hunk, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, parents and children, opposites attract, family life, mischievous children, eccentric family, love and romance, couple relations, blended family, family relations, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, parents and children, family problems, family relations, single parent, love and romance, fall in love, custody, buddies, male female relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, parents and children, wedding preparations and rituals, human nature, comedy of errors, family relations, disorder, couple relations, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, introspection, meet the parents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, best friends, platonic, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Perfect Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, single parent, secret admirer, single mother, matchmaking, teenage life, buddies, starting over, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 10K
Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, referee, romance, singleness, fall in love, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family relations, love and romance, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 5K
Tadpole (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, family life, couples, family relations, youth, adolescence, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 44K
The Rebound (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy, upon discovering her husband's infidelity while watching her son's birthday video, leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. She gets an apartment that's above a coffee house where she befriends one of the workers, Aram, a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, single parent, starting over, nanny, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, romance, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: new york, usa, istanbul turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Little Rascals (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, youth, misfit, friends, super vehicle, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, goofy hero, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Only the Lonely (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Danny Muldoon, a Chicago policeman, still lives with his overbearing mother Rose. He meets and falls in love with Theresa Luna , whose father owns the local funeral parlour. Naturally, his mother objects to the relationship, and Danny and Theresa ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parents and children, family relations, jealousy, couple relations, fall in love, mama's boy, family disapproval, domineering mother, mortician, little boy, relationships, family drama ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, ireland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, romance, single parent, disorder, couples, looking for love, family relations, fish out of water, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: starting over, single parent, playwright, children, youth, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, crumbling marriage, mischievous children, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Mr. Wonderful (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bowling, infidelity, alimony, bowling alley, professor, friendship, romance, starting over, hopes, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 4K
On the Line (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 'N Sync heartthrobs Lance Bass and Joey Fatone stretch their thespian muscles in their acting debut. A young man (Bass) is smitten with a girl (Emmanuelle Chriqui) he meets on a subway train and spends the rest of the movie trying to reunite ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: train, romance, buddies, youth, music band, looking for love, couples, teenage life, unfulfilled love, singleness, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 29K
Must Love Dogs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sarah Nolan is a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, internet dating, children, teacher, dating, pets, romance, looking for love, family life, family relations, separated, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 7K
Gray Matters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sam and Gray are such a well-matched pair that it is difficult to believe they are brother and sister rather than husband and wife. They both share a love of 1940s movies and dancing, and when they meet Charlie, they have something else in common: ...
Style: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, romance, fall in love, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couple relations, taxi driver, couples, friends, family relations, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kicking & Screaming (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: soccer, sport, obsession, farce, soccer coach, family, underdog, addiction, goofy hero, family life, suburbs, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.0
 530
Let It Snow (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Our two young lovers meet on a series of snowy days in high school. Years later they reconnect in Manhattan, but life is more complicated. Sarah sleeps with her beeper. James goes to "open-mike therapy". As Sarah plans her wedding to ...
Style: sentimental, offbeat, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children, youth, death in the family, couples, eccentric family, gender, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, comedy of errors, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 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: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, 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, family problems, fall in love, friendship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
33%
 5.8
 663
Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unemployment, love triangle, couples, love and romance, fall in love, romance, couple relations, friendship, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, sperm bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Father of the Bride Part II (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Just when George Banks has recovered from his daughter's wedding, he receives the news that she's pregnant ... and that George's wife, Nina, is expecting too. He was planning on selling their home, but that's a plan that -- like ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, baby, family life, disorder, event planner, couples, leaving home, family relations, comedy of errors, family gatherings, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, couples, comedy of errors, impossible love, introspection, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%