Movies like Mermaids

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Mermaids (1990)
 6.7
 32K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old sister, Kate, hope that they can finally settle down. But when Charlotte's attraction to an older man gets in the way, the family must learn to accept each other for who they truly are.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, emotional, melancholic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sexy, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, small town, romance, teenager, loneliness, father daughter relationship, single parent, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, generation gap, eccentric family, jewish, teenage girl, women, self discovery, catholic, kennedy assassination, love story, youth, bittersweet, swimming, mother ...
Time: 60s, year 1964, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: usa, new england, texas, dallas texas, massachusetts

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Most similar movies to Mermaids

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, realistic and semi serious films with plots about romance, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, culture clash, adaptation and family relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mermaids: Moonstruck (1987), Mystic Pizza (1988), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Uptown Girls (2003), Doc Hollywood (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 60K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: sexy, romantic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: love story, love, romance, infidelity, love triangle, female protagonist, marriage, relationships, family, love and romance, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
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100%
 6.3
 29K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: light, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, romance, teenager, commitment, friendship, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, adultery, pizza ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, london, england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, light, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, marriage, friendship, romance, grandmother, love, women, advice, adultery, stereotypes, americana, marriage proposal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, north carolina, northern california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 39K
Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: nanny, youth, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, rich kid, teenager, friends, family relations, initially antagonists, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 37K
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: small town, small town life, fish out of water, romance, hospital, community service, love, misfit, medical, car accident, doctor, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: washington d.c., south carolina, california, los angeles, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 81K
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, feel good, sentimental, sad, heartbreaking ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, family, father daughter relationship, single parent, family relations, children, single father, young heroes, parents and children, mortician ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 9K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, teenage love, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, puberty, first love, family problems, teenage life, love, teenager, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, normandy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 5K
Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, marriage, love, older man younger woman relationship, pregnancy, relationships, mentor, technology, secrets, multiple storylines, love story, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, massachusetts, caribbean, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: single father, romance, friendship, parenthood, happy ending, widower, unlikely friendships, single parent, lone hero, mentor, adolescence, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man in the Moon (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maureen Trant and her younger sibling Dani share a strong connection, but local boy Court Foster threatens to throw their bond off balance. Dani and Court meet first and have a flirtatious rapport -- but when he meets Maureen, he falls hard and they ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sexy, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, corporal punishment, first love, romance, love story, sisters, love triangle, small town, sister sister relationship, beautiful scenery, rain, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, 20th century
Place: louisiana, london, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Where the Heart Is (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, teenage pregnancy, small town, pregnancy, coming of age, single parent, friendship, youth, love and romance, family relations, power of love, women ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, tennessee, california, usa, maine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: feel good, humorous, satirical, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, mother daughter relationship, divorce, family relations, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, teenager, generation gap, single mother ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 10K
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: romantic, sweet, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, teenage love, wedding, coming of age, youth, love and romance, society, family problems, looking for love, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, romance, self discovery, couple relations, baby, friendship, parents and children, family life, couples, marriage, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 90K
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, feel good, sweet, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night ...
Plot: first love, fall in love, childhood, school, childhood sweetheart, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, adolescence, teen romance, teenage boy, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Shag - More Dancing (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: teenager, beach, dancing, coming of age, friendship, romance, runaway, road trip, beach party, sacrifice, gangsters, geek ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 5K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, romance, teenager, adoption, high school, unlikely friendships, justice, stereotypes, happy ending, underdog, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, romance, mistaken identity, misunderstanding, comedy of errors, looking for love, love, love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, lesbian, love story ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, wedding, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations, justice, fall in love, parents and children, society, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: intense, sentimental, touching, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, human nature, women, wedding, working class, female protagonist, eccentricity, disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 66K
Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, death in childbirth, death of wife, death, relationships, love story, romance, honest, family relations, starting over, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Flamingo Kid (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Willis, thoroughly unhappy with his modest homestead, embraces the other-world aspects of his summer job at the posh Flamingo Club. He spurns his father in favor of the patronage of smooth-talking Phil Brody and is seduced ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, exciting, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, romance, summer job, teenager, wisdom of life, gambler, youth, social differences, fall in love, nightclub, beach, beach resort ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, light, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: literature, infidelity, love and romance, friendship, lesbian, couple relations, crumbling marriage, loneliness, multiple storylines, happy ending, breakup, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: california, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 1K
Passionada (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gambling, starting over, parents and children, love affair, golden years, opposites attract, teenage life, small town, death in the family, empire, nightclub, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, friendship, horse ranch, love, horse, older man younger woman relationship, single mother, starting over, single parent, divorce, romance, bachelor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 63K
Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: masseuse, romance, middle aged, dating, poet, divorce, parenthood, loneliness, goodhearted, couple relations, single parent, middle age romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: sexy, touching, bad ending, reflective, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, death, dysfunctional family, family relations, finnish, chase, mother daughter relationship, multiple storylines, natural disaster, single father, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: food, father daughter relationship, eccentricity, secrets, eccentric family, looking for love, family life, cooking, parents and children, relationship vs career, love, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, love and romance, romance, women, couples, family relations, disorder, society, babies and infants, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, new jersey, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%