Movies like Overboard 1987

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Overboard (1987)
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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 even.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet, light, entertaining, sentimental, touching, semi serious, neo screwball comedy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, memory loss, parents and children, single father, family relations, mischievous children, yacht, romance, dishonesty, social differences, disorder, vengeance, betrayal, husband wife relationship, family, deception, culture clash, amnesia, father son relationship, tickling, kids and family, bad temper, con trick, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon

Most similar movies to Overboard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, realistic and light films with plots about romance, love and romance, happy ending, culture clash, dialogue, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Overboard: 50 First Dates (2004), Easy Virtue (2008), While You Were Sleeping (1995), One Fine Day (1996), HouseSitter (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Overboard (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. A remake of the 1987 comedy.
Style: romantic, funny, light, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: happy ending, amnesia, memory loss, rich, family relations, family life, love, yacht, romance, revenge, falling in love, social differences ...
Time: 2010s
Place: oregon
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85%
 6.8
 337K
50 First Dates (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, romance, wooing, love and romance, amnesia, deja vu, power of love, painting, selflessness, creativity, couples, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 21K
Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, high society, manipulations, eccentric family, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, mind game, parents and children, manipulation, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: light, romantic, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, christmas, love and romance, love triangle, disorder, love affair, coma, sibling relationship, new year's eve, mistaken identity, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 45K
One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, single parent, screwball, single father, fall in love, one day, disorder, nothing goes right, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 24K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
That Old Feeling (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, love affair, ex husband ex wife relationship, lovers reunited, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, marital reconciliation, infidelity, wedding ceremony, cheating wife ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 125K
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, love and romance, family, opposites attract, family vacation, youth, resort, parents and children, single father, coincidence, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, africa, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 229K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, pretense, single mother, deception, couples, plastic surgery, marriage, office romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 302K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, prostitute, rich man poor woman, love story, love and romance, cinderella story, romance, fall in love, love, social differences, shopping, millionaire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, family relations, event planner, parents and children, plan gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, human nature, comedy of errors, grownups ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, disorder, island, buddies, youth, nothing goes right, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, love and romance, couples, single parent, society, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 260K
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, light, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, fall in love, holiday, couples, happy ending, looking for love, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas party, snow, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, london, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 61K
Penelope (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, true love, witch, loneliness, unlikely friendships, looking for love, disfigurement, magical, secret identity, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 22K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, orphan, family, summer camp, single parent, children, fall in love, social worker, adoption, switching roles, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, summer camp, parents and children, family relations, family, mischievous children, family life, reunion, single parent, summer, love and romance, lookalikes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1961
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 10K
Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dentist, nurse, romance, love triangle, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, fall in love, couple relations, honest, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 27K
Arthur (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Arthur is the most quotable drunk millionaire that is likely to ever steal your heart. Dudley Moore portrays Arthur, a thirty year old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of ...
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: butler, screwball, culture clash, opposites attract, alcohol abuse, waitress, cinderella story, bittersweet, fall in love, true love, power relations, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, wedding, looking for love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love story, disorder, couples, hidden identity, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 4K
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, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, interracial relations, couples, love and romance, family life, parents and children, culture clash, society, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
And Then Came Love (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Successful New York journalist and single mom Julie Davidson's (Vanessa Williams) six-year old son Jake (Jeremy Gumbs) is acting up, so she finds his sperm-donor father Paul Cooper (Kevin Daniels), who's a struggling actor and law-school ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: parents and children, uncover truth, fall in love, love and romance, mischievous children, lifestyle, family life, family problems, family relations, single parent, romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 24K
I.Q. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mechanic, mathematics, cheating, romance, opposites attract, couples, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, hidden identity, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, 1950s, future
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, thirtysomething life, eligible bachelor, workplace, couple relations, self discovery, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Holiday Engagement (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, fall in love, romance, couples, disorder, parents and children, cons and scams, unlikely couple, pretending to be someone else, deception, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, society, looking for love, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 55K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%