Movies like Moscow on the Hudson

If you like "Moscow on the Hudson" you are looking for sentimental, touching and realistic movies about / with american dream, immigrants, culture clash, friendship, kgb, fish out of water and nudity (full frontal - brief) themes of Comedy, Drama and Romance genre shot in USA.
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Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
 6.5
 11K
Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Russian circus visits the US. A clown wants to defect, but doesn't have the nerve. His saxophone playing friend however comes to the decision to defect in the middle of Bloomingdales. He is befriended by the black security guard and falls in love with the Italian immigrant from behind the perfume counter. We follow his life as he works his way through the American dream and tries to find work as a musician.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, offbeat, witty, semi serious, melancholic, dramatic, political ...
Plot: american dream, immigrants, culture clash, friendship, kgb, fish out of water, nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, misfit, love and romance, self discovery, fall in love, hopes, society, urban, musician's life, disorder, profanity, music, jazz, freedom, shopping, paranoia, gay, dancing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, russia, moscow russia, miami, manhattan new york city, harlem ...

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Most similar movies to Moscow on the Hudson

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about romance, friendship, love and romance, dialogue, mentor, culture clash and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Moscow on the Hudson: The Terminal (2004), An Unmarried Woman (1978), Chinese Puzzle (2013), Green Card (1990), Frankie and Johnny (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
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The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: touching, sincere, motivational, interesting, humorous ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, passenger, immigrants, culture clash, stranded, happy ending, destiny, life philosophy, fall in love, arrest, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
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100%
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, starting over, midlife crisis, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, betrayal, romance, human nature, hopes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 13K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, immigrants, fake marriage, starting over, longing, old love, fall in love, parents and children, couples, family problems, separated parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 22K
Green Card (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France whose visa is expiring, needs to marry an American woman to stay ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, immigration, greenhouse, green card, cons and scams, romance, fake marriage, immigrants, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, fall in love, restaurant, cook, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, fish out of water, gambling, on the road, partners, friendship, disorder, drifter, bohemian life, society, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, new york, ohio, usa, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 15K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, couples, love and romance, romance, nightlife, hopes, singleness, twentysomething life, looking for love, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1982
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), countryside, rehearsal, ballet, bittersweet, couple relations, human nature, fall in love, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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About Last Night... (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, humorous, talky, touching, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), looking for love, thirtysomething life, passionate interest, advertising, couples, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: feel good, sentimental, sincere, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, unlikely couple, unlikely friendships, love and romance, platonic, looking for love, romance, friends, initially antagonists, up and down relationship, love story ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1982, year 1977 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Perez Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, light, sweet ...
Plot: mistaken identity, immigration, prostitute, political prisoner, destiny, romance, family relations, society, human nature, politics, immigrants, reunion ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, miami, usa, latin america, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, homecoming, best friends, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, twentysomething life, love and romance, lifestyle, single parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, twists and turns, touching, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, survivor, infidelity, love and romance, love affair, self discovery, love triangle, haunted by the past, human nature, world war two, character study, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Harry and Tonto (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, thought provoking, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, aging, on the road, americana, hitchhiker, family relations, cat, eviction, redemption, bittersweet, road trip, estrangement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 25K
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, teenage life, siblings relations, small town life, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 12K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, witty, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, friends, fall in love, friendship, restaurant, young people, shyness, love story, lifestyle, happy ending, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 35K
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: nanny, friendship, family relations, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, eviction, youth, disorder, precocious child, shopping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, melancholic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, lifestyle, couples, writer's life, friendship, relationships, african american, singer, missing child, lost child, thirtysomething life, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.2
 33K
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, small town, misfit, romance, love and romance, happy ending, self discovery, new love, fall in love, hospital, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, south carolina, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 843
David & Layla (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York. David (David Moscow), TV host of "Sex & Happiness", becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla (Shiva Rose) - a mysterious, sensual dancer who ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, love and romance, hopes, unlikely couple, romance, parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, deportation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, kurdistan, manhattan new york city, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationship problems, best friends in love, platonic, best friend, romance, couple relations, best friends, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, childbirth, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, showbiz, single parent, opposites attract, apartment, aspiring actor, single mother, romance, family relations, initially antagonists, uninvited guest, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An aspiring Jewish actor moves out of his parents' Brooklyn apartment to seek his fortune in the bohemian life of Greenwich Village in 1953.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: coming of age, abortion, brooklyn new york city, gender, couples, city life, celebrity culture, sexual relations, urban, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.8
 9K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, couples, friends, couple relations, buddies, love and romance, infidelity, college friend, black romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 405
Willie & Phil (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Loosely inspired by Truffaut's JULES ET JIM, this comedy-drama follows the experiences of two friends who fall in love with the same woman
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, partners, betrayal, buddies, love triangle, self discovery, friends, fashion, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, malibu california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 14K
Baby Boom (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: babies and infants, starting over, adoption, career woman, single parent, baby, romance, fish out of water, love affair, family relations, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 52K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, adventure, jazz musician, art, unfaithful husband, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: witty, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, irish catholic, true love, friendship, small town life, working class, relationship vs career, small town, couple relations, siblings relations, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, ireland, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Coming to America (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, prince, hidden identity, fall in love, looking for love, heir to the throne, culture clash, romance, social differences, dishonesty, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 32K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, couples, fall in love, love affair, social differences, nothing goes right, society, nightclub, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, mexico, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%