Movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, funny, sweet, light, entertaining, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, wedding, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, wedding preparations and rituals, parent child relationship, social awkwardness, parents and children, prejudice, unlikely couple, family relations, stereotypes, family, eccentric family, traditional versus modern, love and romance, family life, family values, family tradition, living with parents, xenophobia, struggle, misfit, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, 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, feel good and romantic films with plots about love and romance, family, romance, culture clash, stereotypes, destiny and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding: While You Were Sleeping (1995), Mamma Mia! (2008), The Proposal (2009), The Big Wedding (2013), The Family Stone (2005). 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: sweet, disturbing, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, family bonds, wedding preparations and rituals, love affair, family relations, escapades, happy ending, love, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa, paris france, australia ...
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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, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, fall in love, christmas, love and romance, love triangle, disorder, coma, love affair, new year's eve, sibling relationship, mistaken identity, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 217K
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, stylized, sentimental, not serious, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, free spirited, father daughter relationship, love and romance, eccentric family, lovers reunited, family gatherings, meet the parents, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 297K
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, witty, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, happy ending, initially antagonists, boss and employee, fake marriage, love story, marriage of convenience, employer employee relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, marriage, eccentric family, family feud, elderly lovers, meet the parents, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, eccentric family, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, secret, brother sister relationship, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage girl, cinderella story, love and romance, social differences, fish out of water, daughter, american abroad, culture clash, father daughter relationship, family relations, parent child relationship, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ 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, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, pregnant, pregnant woman, adoption, childbirth, parents and children, pregnant wife, couple relations, romance, expectant father, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, holiday, couples, looking for love, happy ending, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vacation, christmas party, snow, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ 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, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, family life, parents and children, culture clash, family tradition, society, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states
⇓ 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, arranged marriage, confession, culture clash, romance, disagreement, adultery, family secret, understanding, leaving home, first love, conservative ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, pakistan, delhi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, romantic, humorous, colourful, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, initially antagonists, bollywood, culture clash, unlikely couple, jane austen, couple relations, class differences, love and romance, social differences, society, modern day adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, california, usa, asia ...
⇓ 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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, valentine's day, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couples, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, witty, ridiculous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, wedding, meet the parents, family gatherings, family disapproval, jewish, cia, marriage, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 23K
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, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, mental illness, love story, family relations, love affair, happy ending, father son relationship, changing lives, relationships, naivete, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, southern usa, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, sweet, 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, couples, hidden identity, family gatherings, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, 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, romantic, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, unrequited love, male female friendship, women, wedding preparations and rituals, screwball, friendship, obsession, unfulfilled love, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, not serious, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: meet the parents, eccentric family, family relations, farce, nurse, parents and children, family disapproval, jewish, culture clash, uptight character, disorder, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 35K
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, sentimental, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, custody, couple relations, opposites attract, family relations, orphan, parents and children, fish out of water, romance, fashion, life turned upside down, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, feel good, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: erection, immigrants, impotence, friends, arranged marriage, couples, spanking, culture clash, love triangle, sexual dysfunction, romance, family values ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, lebanon
⇓ 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: humorous, touching, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, immigrants, family relations, gays and lesbians, culture clash, family, lifestyle, eccentric family, parents and children, fall in love, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, age difference, golden years, love triangle, romance, elderly, unlikely couple, playwright, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, paris france, los angeles, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 51K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, teens
Plot: tour guide, workplace romance, romance, hospital, looking for love, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, love affair, singleness, hopes, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, hawaii, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 33K
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, nothing goes right, society, social differences, nightclub, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, wedding, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.1
 155K
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, romantic, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding, opposites attract, love story, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, wedding planner, love, bridesmaid, unlikely couple, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 328K
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, sweet, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, romance, wooing, love and romance, amnesia, power of love, painting, deja vu, selflessness, creativity, couples, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Kiss the Bride (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sibling drama overshadows the impending nuptials of Danni Sposato and her longtime boyfriend, Geoff Brancato. Television actress Niki brings her manager-boyfriend, Marty, to meet the family for the first time, while spiky youngest sister Toni shows ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, reunion, success, lifestyle, eccentric family, parents and children, looking for love, impossible love, family gatherings, starlet, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%