Movies like My Father the Hero

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My Father the Hero (1994)
 5.5
 10K
My Father the Hero (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend by saying that her father is actually her lover.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, remake of french film
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: family relations, coming of age, island, holiday, vacation, teenage life, youth, friendship, friends, romance, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, goofy hero, silly humor, daughter, family holiday, caribbean sea, teenager, dancing, sea ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas, paris france, new york, atlantic ocean, west indies, caribbean

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Most similar movies to My Father the Hero

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, youth, friendship, couples, fall in love and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like My Father the Hero: The Party (1980), Ginger and Cinnamon (2003), Overboard (1987), The Holiday (2006), One Crazy Summer (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
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The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, couple relations, puberty, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ginger and Cinnamon (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Stefania, works in a bookshop. Shortly before she wants to close for holidays, Andrea, who is left behind by his fiance, enters the store.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, seduction, island, vacation, teenage life, family relations, breakup, romance, youth, young lovers, comedy of errors, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, italy, europe, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 52K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, memory loss, parents and children, single father, family relations, yacht, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, amnesia, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
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One Crazy Summer (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, island, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, youth, love and romance, escapades, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Career Opportunities (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, forbidden love, small town, teenage love, fall in love, couples, crimes, friends, disorder, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 79
So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, friends, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, cons and scams, singleness, dishonesty, parents and children, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 1K
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, high school, fish out of water, americana, youth, romance, friends, fall in love, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Secret Admirer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when Michael accidentally misplaces the letter, the juicy jottings soon make ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, teenage life, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, school, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, summer, summer vacation, secret admirer, love letter ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 15K
Fathers' Day (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After Scott has a fight with his father and runs away and when his father refuses to go after him. His mother, Collette, then goes to one of her former boyfriends, Jack, a lawyer, and tells him that he's her son's real father. Jack ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: missing child, odd couple, friendship, misfit partners, parents and children, parenthood, family problems, family relations, disorder, teenage life, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 1K
Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, youth, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
When the Cat's Away (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, urban, city life, looking for love, suburbs, couple relations, introspection, fall in love, human nature, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
People in Swimsuits Aren't (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A week on St-Martin with vacationing Parisians. Camille surprises her lover Philippe, who's with his wife and children. Lonely Laurette, a secretary, hopes to meet a man. Aziz brings his enthusiastic brother Rafik because his boss had two ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, love affair, opposites attract, looking for love, comedy of errors, couples, infidelity, breakup, romance, love and romance, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this conclusion of the long running series it finally happens: Kelly and Zack will marry. Zack's parents are against the early commitment and Kelly's parents can't afford it, so only the gang travels to Las Vegas for the wedding. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: wedding, golf, hotel, romance, youth, fall in love, desert, wooing, couples, love and romance, buddies, young lovers ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 1K
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, countryside, friendship, on the road, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, self discovery, fall in love, fish out of water, friends, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, galicia, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 119K
Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: feel good, funny, light, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, family vacation, family, youth, love and romance, opposites attract, parents and children, resort, family values, children, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, africa, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, friendship, teenage love, fall in love, teenage life, self discovery, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 105K
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, birthday, self discovery, high school life, teenage life, youth, first love, love and romance, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, nothing goes right, family relations, camp, youth, parents and children, friendship, disorder, holiday, in-laws, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Pyaar Impossible (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: romantic comedy in which a geek and the most sought-after college beauty are paired together by a twist of fate. And under all odds, an impossible love story begins.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, college, student, nerd, friendship, romance, opposites attract, couples, goofy hero, unlikely couple, bollywood, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: graduation, high school, friends, party, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, teenager, one last chance, coming of age, unspoken love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Prince (Almost) Charming (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about Jean-Marc who is a convinced bachelor and also very busy. So busy that he almost missed his own daughters wedding ceremony...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, opposites attract, nothing goes right, love and romance, parents and children, on the road, self discovery, family relations, fall in love, character change, lifestyle change, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 27K
Loser (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, opposites attract, college student, romance, teenage life, fall in love, youth, friendship, lifestyle, city life, loser, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: philosopher, friendship, vacation, cousin cousin relationship, family relations, parents and children, youth, romance, hopes, mischievous children, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet... and their hearts will become one.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, beach, lifestyle, best friends, dancing, youth, vacation, music, relationships, teenage love, teenage life, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
 11K
Milk Money (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three young boys pool their money and pay V, a kindhearted prostitute, to strip for them. Afterward, she drives them home to the suburbs -- but then her car breaks down. It's just as well, though, because a mobster named Waltzer is after her, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, suburbs, matchmaking, treehouse, mob boss, father son relationship, love and romance, nothing goes right, looking for sex, friendship, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 14K
Valley Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, slang ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, party, punk, teenager, romance, teenage life, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, opposites attract, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.9
 84K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, teenager, bet, teenage love, teen romance, romance, youth, high school life, social misfits, cinderella story, young love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 2.8
 343
Stonerville (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Troy "Slam" Slamsky loses his girl, love makes a wake-up call and he finds success in the world of online advertising with some hysterical twists on an old theme. Finding a new love who understands his vision sets Slam free to do what ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, couples, friendship, lifestyle, ambition, youth, couple relations, fall in love, sexual content, love and romance, romance, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, idiotic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, parents and children, loneliness, dysfunctional family, happy ending, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%