Movies like My Girl

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My Girl (1991)
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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, feel good, sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, inspirational, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, family, father daughter relationship, single parent, family relations, children, single father, parents and children, young heroes, mortician, love, small town, childhood, first love, grief, women, romance, loneliness, kids and family, happy ending, love story, honest, best friend ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa

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Most similar movies to My Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, touching and realistic films with plots about family, family relations, destiny, catastrophe, mentor, life philosophy and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like My Girl: Little Manhattan (2005), Flipped (2010), Now and Then (1995), The Sandlot (1993), The Baby-Sitters Club (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: romantic, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, girls' night, teens, pre-teens ...
Plot: coming of age, women, teenager, childhood, small town, youth, family, first love, child, puberty, writers, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pennsylvania
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100%
Little Manhattan (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, romantic, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: first love, friendship, love, school, coming of age, bully, child's point of view, children, romance, fall in love, jealousy, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.7
 90K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night ...
Plot: first love, fall in love, childhood, school, childhood sweetheart, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, adolescence, teen romance, teenage boy, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.7
 30K
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: humorous, feel good, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, women, female friendship, small town, best friends, youth, teenager, teenage life, childhood, friends ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1991 ...
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 91K
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: feel good, funny, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: baseball, coming of age, friendship, sport, dog, childhood, adventure, unlikely friendships, small town, team, family, kids and family ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: utah, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: humorous, light, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: friendship, teenager, coming of age, camp, babysitting, children, nanny, childhood, summer camp, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 136K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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, light, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, summer camp, lookalikes, divorce, single parent, twins separated at birth, disorder, butler, dishonesty, father daughter relationship, disney ...
Time: 90s, year 1998
Place: london, california, england, maine, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, touching, tear jerker, sad, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, childhood, imagination, escape from reality, loneliness, magical, classmate, friends, loss of friend, social misfits, teenage boy, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: sweet, touching, sentimental, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, nanny, friendship, single father, self discovery, parents and children, housekeeper, romance, single parent, interracial relations, starting over, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 132K
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: funny, feel good, light, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, love and romance, opposites attract, youth, family, children, single father, family vacation, happy ending, love story, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, africa, south africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 39K
Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: nanny, youth, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, rich kid, teenager, friends, family relations, initially antagonists, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, sincere, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, teenage pregnancy, small town, pregnancy, coming of age, single parent, friendship, youth, love and romance, family relations, power of love, women ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, tennessee, california, usa, maine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 3K
Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, feel good, emotional, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, animal rescue, family, pets, youth, rescue, animals, greed, destiny, hopes, friendship, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 32K
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: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, small town, romance, teenager, father daughter relationship, loneliness, single parent, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s, year 1964, 20th century, year 1963
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 66K
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: romantic, sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, death in childbirth, death of wife, death, relationships, love story, romance, honest, family relations, starting over, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids, family outing, teens ...
Plot: adult child friendship, wedding, romance, family relations, friendship, parents and children, boarding school, love, family problems, custody, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Little Rascals (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, and the other characters made famous in the Our Gang shorts of the 1920s and 1930s are brought back to life in this nostalgic children's comedy. When Alfalfa starts to question his devotion to the club's ...
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, childhood, mischievous children, gang, bully, children, rivalry, parents and children, misfit, child, precocious child, dog ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 21K
Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adoption, orphan, father son relationship, friendship, parenthood, youth, family, alien, imagination, mars, eccentricity, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, childhood, disney, job interview, siblings relations, father son relationship, brothers, birthday party, family relations, bad luck, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 58K
Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, family, single father, friends, friendship, single parent, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, precocious child, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 69K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, children, family, rich and poor, youth, friendship, wealth, butler, when the parents are away, missing person, childhood, rich kid ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, friendship between boys, friendship, teenage life, self discovery, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, best friends, young heroes, family, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: dog, small town, father daughter relationship, animals, single father, loneliness, adaptation, beautiful scenery, childhood, children, mischievous children, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: touching, feel good, sentimental, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: single father, romance, friendship, parenthood, happy ending, widower, unlikely friendships, single parent, lone hero, mentor, adolescence, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: romantic, touching, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: loneliness, happy ending, starting over, life, radio, love, single parent, destiny, looking for love, love story, platonic, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: playwright, writers, large family, children, single parent, love and romance, divorce, parents and children, youth, actress, single father, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, israel, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 21K
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, feel good, emotional, sad, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, destiny, friendship, family relations, small town, disability, justice, life philosophy, happy ending, illegitimate son, hopes, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 70K
Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: feel good, emotional, sentimental, road movie, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, suicide attempt, stewardess, romance, fall in love, life philosophy, self discovery, love story, redemption, road trip, love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, memphis, mississippi, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 95K
Uncle Buck (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: childhood, parents and children, when the parents are away, happy ending, unlikely friendships, uncle nephew relationship, fish out of water, respect, teenager, mischievous children, child care, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 937
Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, hopes, single parent, pets, couples, friendship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%