Movies like My Girl

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My Girl (1991)
 6.9
 65K
My Girl (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", and sticks with Vada despite her hangups. When Vada's father hires Shelly, and begins to fall for her, things take a turn to the worse...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sweet, heartbreaking, romantic, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: makeup artist, coming of age, friendship, small town, single parent, mortician, neighbor, father daughter relationship, tuba, family, youth, friends, family relations, parents and children, starting over, hopes, haunted by the past, dealing with death, eccentric family, young heroes, childhood, death, children, teacher, poetry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa

Most similar movies to My Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe and childhood mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Girl: Corrina, Corrina (1994), Now and Then (1995), Harriet the Spy (1996), The Sandlot (1993), The Parent Trap (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
 17K
My Girl 2 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do and essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, but quickly realises she knows very little about her. She manages to get ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, small town, mortician, friendship, family, family problems, youth, death in the family, friends, parents and children, parent getting married ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, single parent, self discovery, nanny, housekeeper, parents and children, romance, youth, interracial relations, family in crisis, mute or deaf, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 24K
Now and Then (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, female friendship, teenage life, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, small town, seance, reunion, gynecologist, photocopier ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, year 1970, year 1991 ...
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harriet the Spy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the secret notebook of a young girl who fancies herself a spy is found by her friends, her speculations make her very unpopular! Can she win her friends back?
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: nanny, spy, friendship, elementary school, coming of age, notebook, binoculars, secret, family, adventure, college, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 70K
The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, dog, sport, childhood, coming of age, friendship, team, fence, chased by a dog, family, small town, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: utah, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 107K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, mischievous children, summer camp, lookalikes, disorder, dishonesty, trap, single parent, divorce, butler, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: california, maine, england, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, child driving car, family relations, family, parents and children, friends, hopes, mischievous children, small town, starting over, coming of age, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: radio, starting over, friendship, single parent, looking for love, romance, loneliness, hopes, love and romance, widow widower, unlikely couple, acceptance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, baltimore, washington state, chicago illinois, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Little Manhattan (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not be going to public school any ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: divorce, first love, jealousy, basketball, bully, school, friendship, interracial adoption, dream, marriage, fall in love, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, dog, friendship, father daughter relationship, family, small town life, disorder, pets, family life, coming of age, family relations, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 19K
Curly Sue (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: orphan, family, daughter, cons and scams, friendship, urban, society, rich and poor, little girl, school, hugging, single father ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 20K
Simon Birch (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, destiny, family relations, child illness, illegitimate son, hopes, obsessive quest, buddies, family problems, coming of age, life philosophy, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Where the Heart Is (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, small town, friendship, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, pregnancy, single parent, youth, love and romance, family relations, power of love, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, tennessee, usa, california, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, single father, widower, romance, love and romance, friends, mischievous children, hopes, family relations, parent getting married, parents and children, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: starting over, single parent, playwright, children, youth, disorder, love affair, couples, family problems, showbiz, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 60K
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, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, single father, love and romance, family life, father daughter relationship, death of wife, death, seduction, relationships, romance, love story, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 4K
Wide Awake (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A feel-good comedy about the laughter, excitement and fun that come with being a kid! Joshua is a thoughtful 10-year-old looking for some simple answers to life's eternal questions. The problem is that no one - including his concerned parents ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, friendship, nun, boys' school, coming of age, self discovery, young heroes, family relations, society, innocence lost, family problems, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer school, friends, friendship, camp, nanny, coming of age, summer camp, summer, club, family, school, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, parents and children, family problems, family relations, love and romance, custody, single parent, fall in love, buddies, male female relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 6K
Roll Bounce (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roll Bounce is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written by Norman Vance Jr. and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in 1970s Chicago. The ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, coming of age, contests and competitions, friendship, teenage love, underdog, youth, romance, parents and children, ambition, teenage life, skating ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 22K
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: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, teenage life, small town life, love and romance, siblings relations, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 26K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: swimming, coming of age, small town, convent, single parent, self discovery, gynecological exam, bell tower, kennedy assassination, jewish girl, dress, bell ringing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1964
Place: new england, usa, texas, dallas texas, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four guys, best friends, have grown up together in DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81, a tiny town in West Texas. Years ago, they made a solemn vow to leave town together as soon as they graduate. Now, it's that weekend and the time has come to "put up ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, talky, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, family relations, friends, lifestyle, best friends, youth, americana, graduation, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, false accusation, family, power relations, journalism, family life, disorder, youth, follow your dream, parents and children, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, beach, romance, best friends, youth, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 67K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, friendship, prom, teenage love, record store, slumber party, romance, love, family relations, social misfits, snobbism, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 402K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, holiday, family, when the parents are away, danger, neighbor, crime gone awry, precocious child, young heroes, vacation, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, america, paris france, chicago illinois, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, starting over, single parent, single mother, horse ranch, romance, friendship, divorce, fall in love, social relations, small town life, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, clever, cynical ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, couple relations, single parent, romance, suburban life, love and romance, parents and children, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet nibblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, pre-teens, kids ...
Plot: double life, fall in love, best friends, youth, celebrity, teenage life, parents and children, artists and showbiz, performer's life, friends, hidden identity, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%