Movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
 6.6
 111K
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, not serious, touching, realistic, inter cultural, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: greek, mother daughter relationship, culture clash, wedding, family, prejudice, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, wedding preparations and rituals, unlikely couple, xenophobia, parent child relationship, midlife crisis, traditional versus modern, family life, love and romance, family tradition, family values, family gatherings, cultural difference, father daughter relationship, stereotypes, love story, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco

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Most similar movies to My Big Fat Greek Wedding

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and romantic films with plots about love and romance, romance, culture clash, dialogue, family, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding: Mamma Mia! (2008), The Family Stone (2005), My Life in Ruins (2009), Barefoot (2014), While You Were Sleeping (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 178K
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 ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, wedding, single parent, eccentric family, parent child relationship, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, meet the parents, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The continuing adventures of the Portokalos family. A follow-up to the 2002 comedy, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."
Style: melancholic, romantic, funny
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, iphone, nosy neighbor, wedding reception, wedding ceremony, wedding planner, neighbor neighbor relationship, broken glasses, male objectification, prom, greek, cleavage ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, australia, san francisco
⇓ 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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, romance, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
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%
 6.6
 20K
Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: semi serious, romantic, sweet, light, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, mental illness, love and romance, love affair, family relations, love story, changing lives, relationships, father son relationship, twists & turns, hospital, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coma, fall in love, love triangle, romance, disorder, christmas, love and romance, love affair, mistaken identity, sibling relationship, memory loss, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, romance, love triangle, age difference, golden years, love and romance, unlikely couple, ladykiller, unlikely relationship, aging, up and down relationship, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, afghanistan, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, parents and children, culture clash, interracial marriage, romance, family relations, interracial relations, family life, love and romance, society, couples, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, family relations, eccentric family, meet the parents, family feud, marriage, comedy of errors, adoption, elderly lovers, couple relations, family gatherings, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 209K
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, vacation, christmas party, lifestyle change, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, california, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, battle of the sexes, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life, gender, unfulfillment, lifestyle, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 261K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: feel good, witty, sexy, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: workplace romance, boss and employee, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, initially antagonists, couple relations, obnoxious boss, eccentric family, power relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, meet the parents, farce, family, cia, parent child relationship, family life, nothing goes right, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 33K
Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: adoption, custody, parents and children, love and romance, fish out of water, couple relations, orphan, hopes, society, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, USA, Italy, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: From an exciting Indian wedding comes a relationship from two different times not only showing the modern but also the traditional. Different characters and stories interact with each other in director Mira Nair film where she used an ...
Style: realistic, clever, semi serious, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: arranged marriage, wedding, culture clash, adultery, child abuse, confession, romance, music, world, looking for love, class system, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, new delhi, pakistan, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 37K
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, interracial romance, family relations, meet the parents, marital argument, father daughter relationship, anniversary, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, adoption, initially antagonists, parenthood, love and romance, godparent, opposites attract, baby, godfather, romance, life turned upside down, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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: love and romance, fall in love, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, hidden identity, family relations, opposites attract, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 59K
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, single father, family life, love and romance, father daughter relationship, romance, death of wife, death, relationships, love story, seduction, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, chef, restaurant, workplace situations, cooking, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, parents and children, workaholic, initially antagonists, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mambo Italiano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
Style: not serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, sex, gay relationship, family, immigrants, family life, culture clash, romance, emigrant, family feud ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 164K
Chocolate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, cooking and food, love and romance, chocolate, prejudice, mayor, society, social relations, social misfits, couple relations, small town, lifestyle change ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, screwball, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, unfulfilled love, love and romance, best friends, wedding preparations and rituals, secret love, man-woman relation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Best Man's Wedding (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Roro and Måns who are best friends, work at the park management and get to do all the shit jobs - clean up duck ponds and pick up dog poop. Roro's Swedish girlfriend Lisa wants to be introduced to his family but he refuses for a long time ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: erection, friends, impotence, dog, culture clash, immigrants, arranged marriage, buddies, romance, girlfriend, coercion, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his ...
Style: feel good, funny, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, adoption, pregnant wife, expectant father, pregnant, romance, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, pregnant woman, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 295K
50 First Dates (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, feel good, touching, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, wooing, romance, love and romance, selflessness, deja vu, nothing goes right, hopes, true love, power of love, love, dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 365K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, infidelity, love at first sight, multiple storylines, workplace romance, romance, unlikely couple, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, marseille, england, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, audition, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, family relations, ratings, meaningful kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 140K
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, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, boss and employee, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rahul Seth is a dashing young millionaire who believes he is "western" enough to rebel against his mother and grandmother. They are not too keen about his Caucasian girlfriend Kimberly who, to make matters worse, is a pop star. Before you ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, tradition, wedding, family, romance, family life, couple relations, encounter, pop star, chance, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, india, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%