Movies like Mamma Mia!

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Mamma Mia! (2008)
 6.4
 189K
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised alone. But Sophie has secretly invited three of her mother's ex-lovers in the hopes of finding her father.
Style: sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light, romantic, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, ridiculous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, wedding, single parent, free spirited, eccentric family, parent child relationship, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, meet the parents, family reunited, family secret, ex couple relations, single mother, father daughter relationship, promiscuous past, biological father, island, wedding preparations and rituals, singer, romance, single, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe

Most similar movies to Mamma Mia!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, funny and romantic films with plots about love and romance, romance, runaway, culture clash, life philosophy, mentor and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Mamma Mia!: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Walking on Sunshine (2014), It's Complicated (2009), The Family Stone (2005), My Life in Ruins (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding, unlikely couple, family, prejudice, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, wedding preparations and rituals, xenophobia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, scenic, captivating
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: flashback, friendship, mother daughter relationship, dating, girl band, boyfriend, holiday, pregnant woman, reunion, blonde woman, female friendship, hotel ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary
Place: greece, stockholm sweden, paris france, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set to the music of popular hit songs from the 1980s. A beautiful coastal village, present day Italy. After a whirlwind romance, Maddie is preparing to marry gorgeous Italian Raf, and has invited her sister Taylor to the wedding. Unbeknownst to ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, young lovers, village, summer, wedding, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It's Complicated (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, family relations, love affair, love and romance, old love, ex husband, ex couple relations, regret, ex husband ex wife relationship, adultery, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, family values, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, holiday, wedding preparations and rituals, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Life in Ruins (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Greek tour guide named Georgia attempts to recapture her kefi (Greek for mojo) by guiding a ragtag group of tourists around Greece and showing them the beauty of her native land. Along the way, she manages to open their eyes to the wonders of an ...
Style: sentimental, funny, sweet, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tour guide, romance, workplace romance, hospital, looking for love, singleness, nothing goes right, disorder, love affair, fish out of water, hopes, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, hawaii, australia ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
100%
 6.5
 105K
Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, family, opposites attract, resort, parents and children, mischievous children, children, love and romance, blind date, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, hawaii, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 63K
Made of Honor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, best friends in love, bridesmaid, best friends, forbidden love, opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, love, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Wedding Planner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Fiore, San Francisco's premiere wedding planner is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, pediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client, wealthy Fran Donnolly. As Mary continues making the ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, wedding, true love, couple relations, wedding planner, romance, destiny, looking for love, arranged marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: feel good, humorous, colourful, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bollywood, opposites attract, culture clash, love and romance, modern day adaptation, unlikely couple, jane austen, fall in love, social differences, initially antagonists, couple relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, california, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, marriage, family relations, eccentric family, meet the parents, family feud, comedy of errors, adoption, family gatherings, reunion, dysfunctional family, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
That Old Feeling (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, lovers reunited, family relations, couple relations, love affair, artists and showbiz, ex husband ex wife relationship, love and romance, marital reconciliation, family, wedding party, love story ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Because I Said So (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, family relations, single father, fall in love, love and romance, matchmaking, mother, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, mother daughter relationship, new love, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
28%
 5.9
 38K
Guess Who (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, farce, culture clash, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, father daughter relationship, marital argument, anniversary, racism, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, hidden identity, opposites attract, family relations, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Laws of Attraction (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.
Style: talky, humorous, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, hotshot lawyer, unlikely couple, love and romance, divorce, divorce lawyer, romance, couples, screwball, verbal byplay, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ireland, usa, yale university, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 143K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, romance, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, father daughter relationship, true love, free spirited, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single father, storytelling, love story, lovers, looking for love, up and down relationship, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, campus, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 38K
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, talky, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, kiss, photographer, age difference, date, nightclub, romance, therapy, painting, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, warsaw poland, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 112K
Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, romantic, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: dream come true, follow your dream, teenage love, artists and showbiz, dream, romance, underdog, dancing, friendship, dance, teenage girl, dancer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
27%
 5.3
 36K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, priest, couple relations, marriage, love and romance, farce, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, ten commandments, family relations, disorder, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I'll Be There (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comedy about a has-been rock star (Craig Ferguson) that discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), from a long forgotten love affair.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rock star, parents and children, family problems, family relations, single parent, singleness, family in crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, romance, musician's life, aging ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 102K
Love, Rosie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, couple relations, road not taken, best friends, love affair, youth, destiny, friends, best friends in love, teenage life, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 97K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, serendipity, coincidence, friendship, lovers reunited, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, comic, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, farce, family, meet the parents, parent child relationship, family life, nothing goes right, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, cia, in laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 199K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, family outing, kids
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, pretense, deception, fall in love, farce, marriage, blackmail, plastic surgery, romance, kids and family, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%