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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sweet, heartbreaking, romantic, sad ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: makeup artist, coming of age, friendship, single parent, father daughter relationship, neighbor, tuba, small town, mortician, family, young heroes, dealing with death, parents and children, hopes, youth, family relations, friends, childhood, starting over, eccentric family, haunted by the past, death, children, teacher, poetry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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, semi serious, humorous and sentimental films with plots about family, dialogue, runaway, catastrophe, mentor, life philosophy and destiny mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Girl: Corrina, Corrina (1994), Harriet the Spy (1996), Now and Then (1995), 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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, self discovery, family, mortician, young heroes, dealing with death, uncle, holiday, cousin, research ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, housekeeper, nanny, single parent, self discovery, parents and children, romance, master and servant, mute or deaf, xenophobia, mute, daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, 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, semi serious, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: nanny, spy, friendship, notebook, binoculars, secret, coming of age, adventure, elementary school, family, college, best friends ...
⇓ 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, semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, female friendship, photocopier, gynecologist, truth or dare, reunion, seance, oldies, best friends, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, year 1970, year 1991 ...
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ 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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, dog, sport, friendship, coming of age, childhood, chased by a dog, fence, family, small town, team, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 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, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, disorder, trap, single parent, parents and children, family relations, comedy of errors, butler ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: california, england, maine, 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: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, child driving car, best friends, dedicated educator, small town, family, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, starting over, self discovery, parents and children ...
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, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: radio, single parent, friendship, looking for love, romance, starting over, loneliness, unlikely couple, urban, airplane, love of one's life, unsociability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, baltimore, seattle washington, empire state building manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
⇓ 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: realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: divorce, first love, jealousy, school, friendship, karate, interracial adoption, dream, marriage, love, fall in love, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, 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: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: dog, small town, friendship, father daughter relationship, family, pets, family life, family relations, dog movie, disorder, friends, 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, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, teens
Plot: orphan, family, daughter, cons and scams, friendship, urban, rich and poor, little girl, society, school, hugging, single father ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, destiny, illegitimate son, child illness, coming of age, small town, family relations, buddies, disability, escapades, hopes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single father, single parent, widower, romance, looking for love, love affair, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, family relations, best friends, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, sentimental, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: playwright, children, single parent, starting over, mischievous children, writer's life, marriage, parents and children, showbiz, artists and showbiz, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, single father, family life, love and romance, father daughter relationship, death of wife, death, relationships, love story, seduction, family drama, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, boys' school, friendship, nun, single parent, coming of age, self discovery, young heroes, human spirit, innocence lost, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, small town, friendship, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, pregnancy, single parent, life is a bitch, friends, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, tennessee, usa, california, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, date night, kids
Plot: summer school, friends, camp, friendship, club, summer, coming of age, nanny, family, school, summer camp, young lovers ...
Time: 90s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 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, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, coming-of-age, commitment, siblings relations, romance, small town life, love and romance, teenage life, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: swimming, coming of age, small town, single parent, kennedy assassination, dress, jewish girl, bell ringing, gynecological exam, bell tower, self discovery, convent ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, year 1963
Place: new england, usa, texas, dallas texas, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, family, false accusation, follow your dream, parents and children, rich and poor, hopes, youth, family relations, friends, journalism, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, high school, record store, slumber party, teenage love, love, romance, prom, family, cult, social differences, teenage crush ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, beach, best friends, romance, young lovers, boyfriend, summer, couple relations, looking for love, looking for sex, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.3
 176K
Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: child as adult, wish fulfillment, toy maker, fish out of water, adulthood, disorder, adolescence, friendship, longing, child's point of view, body transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, horse ranch, single mother, romance, single parent, divorce, starting over, unlikely couple, couple relations, eligible bachelor, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: talky, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, buddies, small town life, teenage life, americana, youth, friends, best friends, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ 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, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, crime gone awry, home alone, young heroes, danger, precocious child, neighbor, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, france, illinois, chicago illinois, paris france ...
⇓ 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: feel good, touching, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, single parent, self discovery, couple relations, midlife crisis, coming of age, romance, suburbs, newlywed, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, buddies, coming of age, underdog, contests and competitions, romance, friendship, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, kids in trouble, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: witty, semi serious, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, romance, single parent, self discovery, fall in love, unlikely couple, urban, theatre play, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%