Movies like Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
 7.1
 26K
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, emotional, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: actress, love affair, high society, love and romance, social differences, governess, friendship, love triangle, pianist, fall in love, lifestyle, actor's life, friendship between women, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, couples, new job, farce, romantic rivalry, opposites attract, master and servant, romance, singer, female friendship, beauty salon ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, culture clash, couples, dialogue, mentor and fall in love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day: Easy Virtue (2008), Austenland (2013), A Month by the Lake (1995), Being Julia (2004), Emma (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 20K
Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, high society, eccentric family, manipulations, dishonesty, fish out of water, love and romance, mind game, parents and children, manipulation, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 19K
Austenland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Obsessed with the BBC production of "Pride and Prejudice", a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, romance, looking for love, fall in love, obsession, couples, social misfits, love and romance, role playing, rivalry, love triangle, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, resort, family relations, nanny, romance, social differences, true love, couple relations, self discovery, twentysomething life, looking for sex ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 12K
Being Julia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, emotional, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, romance, hallucination, infidelity, adaptation, loneliness, complex characters, mental illness, vengeance, showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938, 1950s ...
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.6
 36K
Emma (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma Woodhouse is a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people’s affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own ...
Style: witty, romantic, sweet, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, opposites attract, matchmaking, estate, english countryside, friendship, couples, fall in love, looking for love, rich and poor, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, politics, love and romance, romance, society, high society, dishonesty, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love story, unlikely friendships, irish ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, victorian era, victorian england ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 21K
Only You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley," but she has yet to meet him. Preparing to settle down and marry a foot doctor, Faith impulsively flies to Venice when it seems that she ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, destiny, disorder, love triangle, true love, fortune teller, romance, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 7K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, looking for love, love affair, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 94K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, funny, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, initially antagonists, irish, proposal, love affair, love triangle, countryside, road trip, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, wales, boston, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, best friends, couples, looking for love, couple relations, infidelity, comedy of errors, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: multiple storylines, romance, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, dancing, taxi driver, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: romantic, feel good, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, wedding, fall in love, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, disorder, hidden identity, family relations, love story, male escort ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 250K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 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, romantic, sentimental, sweet, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, holiday, happy ending, couples, looking for love, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vacation, christmas party, snow, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 113K
Valentine's Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, valentine's day, florist, multiple storylines, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, couples, marriage proposal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 887
Among Giants (1998)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, intense, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: friends, working class, love triangle, romance, human nature, society, friendship, life, catastrophe, couples, family problems, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the satirical British novel, Flora Poste, a plucky London society girl orphaned at age 19, finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: farce, family relations, orphan, wedding, fish out of water, countryside, reunion, couple relations, couples, gem, disorder, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Touch of Class (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Steve, a happily married American man living in London meets Vicki, an English divorcée and run off to Marbella for a rollicking week of sex. They then return to London to set up a cozy menage, despite the fact that he loves his wife and children, ...
Style: witty, clever, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, affair, resort, romance, love triangle, betrayal, family relations, opposites attract, unfulfillment, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, europe, england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 68K
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: romantic, feel good, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends in love, wedding, love and romance, bridesmaid, wedding preparations and rituals, forbidden love, male female friendship, friendship, couple relations, love triangle, best friends, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 82K
New Year's Eve (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: new year, new year's eve, love and romance, singleness, looking for love, lifestyle, starting over, hopes, multiple storylines, couple relations, couples, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: veterinarian, mistaken identity, dog, model, romance, radio, love and romance, comedy of errors, disorder, love triangle, friendship, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 288K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, prostitute, rich man poor woman, love and romance, love story, romance, cinderella story, love, social differences, fall in love, rags to riches, shopping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 334K
Yes Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, light, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life changing experience, lifestyle change, life, love affair, love and romance, change of heart, friends, character change, fall in love, girlfriend, lifestyle, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Style: feel good, sexy, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, artists and showbiz, celebrity, hollywood, love triangle, fall in love, social relations, actor's life, ambition, buddies, rivalry, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
These Foolish Things (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, rise to the top, love affair, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, romance, ego clash, hopes, couples, filmmaking ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 2K
Marigold (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Marigold Lexton, an American actress who gets stranded in Mumbai and lands a minor role in a Bollywood musical. She meets Prem, the film's choreographer, and undergoes a personal transformation as she experiences ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, showbiz, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, bollywood, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 104K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, true love, coincidence, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 612
Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, romance, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, love triangle, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love affair, couple relations ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: romantic, light, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, artificial insemination, love story, romance, fall in love, looking for love, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%