Movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
 6.6
 113K
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, touching, realistic, not serious, inter cultural, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding, prejudice, unlikely couple, wedding preparations and rituals, romance, family, parents and children, eccentric family, traditional versus modern, love and romance, family life, family values, family tradition, parent child relationship, xenophobia, family gatherings, midlife crisis, cultural difference, father daughter relationship, ethnic, makeover, wedding reception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco

Most similar movies to My Big Fat Greek Wedding

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, romantic and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, culture clash, destiny, family, happy ending and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding: Mamma Mia! (2008), My Life in Ruins (2009), While You Were Sleeping (1995), The Family Stone (2005), Our Family Wedding (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, wedding ceremony, wedding planner, neighbor neighbor relationship, male objectification, wedding reception, prom, broken glasses, roommate, kiss, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, wedding, free spirited, eccentric family, meet the parents, family secret, couple relations, ex couple relations, family reunited, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
⇓ 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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: tour guide, workplace romance, romance, hospital, kiss, looking for love, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, love affair, singleness, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, hawaii, australia ...
⇓ 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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, coma, christmas, love and romance, love triangle, disorder, romance, love affair, mistaken identity, wedding preparations and rituals, sibling relationship, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, eccentric family, family gatherings, parents and children, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ 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: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, parents and children, interracial relations, family life, couples, culture clash, family tradition, interracial marriage, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 269K
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, romantic, light, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, boss and employee, workplace romance, initially antagonists, couple relations, obnoxious boss, eccentric family, couples, power relations, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 218K
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, humorous, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, christmas, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, friendship, christmas party, snow, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, 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, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, fall in love, couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, romance, thirtysomething life, falling in love, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 21K
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: sweet, semi serious, romantic, light, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, mental illness, love story, family relations, love affair, changing lives, father son relationship, relationships, twists & turns, hospital, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, realistic, humorous, clever, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: arranged marriage, wedding, confession, culture clash, music, romance, adultery, child abuse, society, disagreement, acceptance, change of heart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, pakistan, australia
⇓ 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: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, family relations, marriage, eccentric family, family feud, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, teens
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, couple relations, parents and children, pregnant wife, expectant father, romance, family relations, love and romance, pregnant woman, child birth, pregnant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, women, screwball, romance, friendship, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, wedding preparations and rituals, best friends, uninhibited rivalry, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: funny, humorous, entertaining, comic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parenthood, family relations, farce, parents and children, meet the parents, family life, parent child relationship, nothing goes right, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, cia, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, 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: age difference, opposites attract, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, love and romance, unlikely relationship, golden years, up and down relationship, ladykiller, aging, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, caribbean, manhattan new york city, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 34K
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: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, custody, parenthood, orphan, life turned upside down, society, hopes, family relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, sentimental, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: erection, friends, arranged marriage, dog, impotence, culture clash, immigrants, conservative, love triangle, matchmaking, society, disagreement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gay, gay relationship, sex, gays and lesbians, immigrants, culture clash, family, meet the parents, family relations, forbidden love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: bollywood, culture clash, opposites attract, love and romance, jane austen, unlikely couple, modern day adaptation, class differences, interracial romance, fall in love, initially antagonists, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, london, usa, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, love and romance, couple relations, romance, family relations, parents and children, construction worker, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 73K
Spanglish (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: single parent, unfulfilled love, chef, cook, romance, mexican, parents and children, love and romance, culture clash, parent child relationship, relationship problems, language barrier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, malibu california, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 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: parents and children, farce, culture clash, interracial romance, love and romance, interracial relations, family relations, meet the parents, anniversary, marital argument, father daughter relationship, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, relationship vs career, family relations, couples, looking for love, eccentric family, family life, cooking, food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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
Plot: love and romance, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, family gatherings, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 9K
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, looking for love, teenage life, family problems, society, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 301K
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: romantic, sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, love and romance, wooing, romance, deja vu, selflessness, amnesia, power of love, hopes, nothing goes right, creativity, dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Foreign Affair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, social
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, parents and children, family relations, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Something Borrowed (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, friends, birthday, love and romance, cheating, wedding, lawyer, best friend, love triangle, relationships, love story, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%