Movies like The Other Sister

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The Other Sister (1999)
 6.4
 13K
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, inspirational, sweet, compassionate, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, wedding, disability, family relations, justice, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, society, looking for love, women, happy ending, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, love, apocalypse, catastrophe, natural disaster, relationships, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa

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Most similar movies to The Other Sister

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, realistic, humorous and romantic films with plots about catastrophe, brutality, mentor, relationships, dialogue, family and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Other Sister: Benny & Joon (1993), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996), Something's Gotta Give (2003), She's Having a Baby (1988), The Big Wedding (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, brother sister relationship, love, romance, mechanic, misfit, fall in love, disability, love and romance, dysfunctional family, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, love and romance, pregnancy, women, romance, couples, family relations, disorder, society, babies and infants, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, new jersey, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: romantic, feel good, light, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: elderly, age difference, love triangle, golden years, opposites attract, romance, love story, older man younger woman relationship, couples, love, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, new york, usa, france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: sentimental, feel good, sweet, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, romance, marriage, self discovery, midlife crisis, wedding, baby, husband wife relationship, dream, yuppie, aspiring writer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, entertaining, funny, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, adoption, marriage, family gatherings, farce, family relations, parents and children, family reunited, family feud, in-laws, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 5K
Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, true love, marriage, love, older man younger woman relationship, betrayal, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, eccentricity, chase, destiny, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, massachusetts, caribbean, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, sexy, stylized, bad ending, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, dysfunctional family, family relations, loneliness, love story, nudity (full frontal - brief), natural disaster, single father, multiple storylines, mentor, mother daughter relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, friendship, love, horse, older man younger woman relationship, divorce, horse ranch, romance, single mother, starting over, single parent, bachelor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, relationships, women, divorce, romance, happy ending, life, bittersweet, writers, marriage, crime gone awry, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 13K
Hanging Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hospital, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, sister sister relationship, eccentric family, family problems, single parent, hopes, parents and children, family life, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 2000, year 1988, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, visually appealing, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, romance, friendship, bittersweet, death of husband, widow, grief, fight scenes, redemption, relationships, revenge, runaway ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: food, cooking, eccentricity, secrets, eccentric family, looking for love, family life, parents and children, relationship vs career, love, women, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, ...
Style: humorous, intense, realistic, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug abuse, family problems, addiction, family life, love and romance, eccentric family, looking for love, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, manipulation, wedding, happy ending, destiny, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, workplace romance, unlikely couple, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, light, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, marriage, friendship, romance, grandmother, women, advice, stereotypes, adultery, americana, marriage proposal, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, north carolina, northern california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
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Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sad, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, life & death, doctors, leukemia, beautiful scenery, parents and children, human nature, social differences, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 28K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, feel good, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, small town, starting over, family relations, infidelity, cheerleading, family problems, love, couples, love story, happy ending, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, california, austin texas, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, professor, love, wedding, literature, self discovery, friendship, starting over, university ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 64K
Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, middle aged, masseuse, dating, poet, middle age romance, divorce, parenthood, loneliness, goodhearted, couple relations, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 25K
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, romantic, semi serious, feel good, road movie ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, mental illness, fall in love, love story, romance, love affair, teenager, twists and turns, road trip, runaway, relationships, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, louisiana, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: talky, clever, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: father son relationship, hospital, divorce, surgery, dysfunctional family, marital separation, businesswoman, employer employee relationship, advertising executive, diabetes, marriage, advertising ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Charles McCarter and his wife Helen are about to celebrate their 18th-wedding anniversary when Helen comes home to find her clothes packed up in a U-Haul van parked in the driveway. Charles is divorcing Her. Helen moves in with her grandmother ...
Style: emotional, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: women, romance, life turned upside down, hopes, family problems, starting over, breakup, happy ending, cheating, gangsters, divorce, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Because I Said So (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, sweet, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: matchmaking, love and romance, family relations, mother daughter relationship, fall in love, women, mother, looking for love, teenager, sisters, love, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.1
 6K
Bye Bye Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, allegory, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: divorce, vampire, dysfunctional family, children, radio, marriage, fight scenes, mentor, love, family, culture clash, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: intense, sentimental, touching, entertaining, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, human nature, women, wedding, working class, female protagonist, eccentricity, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, feel good, light, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, horse, romance, family relations, family problems, women, female protagonist, family life, human nature, adulterous husband, parents and children, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 5K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, wedding, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, love story, adultery, happy ending, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 67K
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, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, single father, love and romance, death in childbirth, death, love story, relationships, honest, death of wife, family relations, starting over, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sisters, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, betrayal, redemption, childhood, parenthood, adaptation, family relations, husband wife relationship, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, romance, mistaken identity, misunderstanding, looking for love, comedy of errors, love, love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, lgbt, unfulfilled love, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%