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: realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet, heartbreaking, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: divorce, first love, jealousy, school, friendship, karate, marriage, dream, interracial adoption, love, fall in love, romance, friends, basketball, bully, coming of age, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, human nature, romancing partners, lovers, american football ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, 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, romantic and semi serious films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, life philosophy, mentor, destiny, family and runaway mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Little Manhattan: Flipped (2010), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), A Cinderella Story (2004), My Girl (1991), 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, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, school, fall in love, first love, teenage life, neighbor, childhood sweetheart, adolescence, high school life, youth, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 1950s, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ 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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, father daughter relationship, teacher, loneliness, happy ending ...
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, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, cinderella story, fall in love, high school, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, youth, teenager, romance, high school hunk, school dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: makeup artist, coming of age, friendship, single parent, father daughter relationship, tuba, neighbor, small town, mortician, family, young heroes, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, opposites attract, mischievous children, eccentric family, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, intrigue, blended family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, parents and children, comedy of errors, couple relations, family relations, father daughter relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, disorder, human nature, nothing goes right, plan gone awry, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, single parent, matchmaking, secret admirer, single mother, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, buddies, starting over, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, arizona, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, couple relations, relationship problems, best friends, thirtysomething life, platonic, character study, best friends in love, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 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, romantic, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, starting over, single parent, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, romance, family relations, nanny, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, istanbul turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, romance, single parent, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, disorder, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, buddies, group of friends, running, mischievous children, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: clever, witty, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, referee, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, falling in love, crisis, relationship vs career, couples, unlikely couple, singleness, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: marriage proposal, friendship, self discovery, romance, babies and infants, school, buddies, daughter, single parent, parents and children, custody, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, internet dating, teacher, dating, children, romance, pets, looking for love, love and romance, pet dog, single, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, professor, alimony, bowling alley, bowling, infidelity, romance, opposites attract, starting over, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: playwright, children, single parent, starting over, mischievous children, writer's life, marriage, parents and children, showbiz, artists and showbiz, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, humorous, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, self discovery, americana, marriage proposal, romance, family life, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, love triangle, friends, love and romance, couples, best friends, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: soccer, sport, farce, soccer coach, obsession, family, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parent child relationship, underdog, parents and children, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, comedy of errors, on the road, destiny, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, impossible love, looking for love, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, love and romance, couple relations, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: clever, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, looking for love, parents and children, urban, singleness, thirtysomething life, fall in love, city life, love and romance, couples, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: train, romance, buddies, music band, unlikely couple, friendship, looking for love, singleness, teenage love, unfulfilled love, wooing, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 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, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, friendship, christmas party, romance, multiple storylines, vacation, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, baby, comedy of errors, parents and children, confidence, daughter, gynecologist, parent child relationship, aging, family life, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, crumbling marriage, introspection, therapist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, feel good, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, unlikely couple, looking for love, romance, friends, male female friendship, platonic, up and down relationship, opposites attract, falling in love, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1987, year 1982
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 626
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, unemployment, couples, friendship, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
I'm with Lucy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's an hour before Lucy's wedding and her best friend wants to hear all about what led up to that moment. So, Lucy tells about the five men she had blind dates with over the past year (Doug, Gabriel, Bobby, Barry, and Luke) and her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: elevator, love and romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, couples, couple relations, marriage, poet, chess, reincarnation, thief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, parents and children, hopes, parent child relationship, love and romance, romance, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%