Movies like Peggy Sue Got Married

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Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
 6.3
 31K
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet, talky, touching, melancholic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: high school, time travel, americana, high school reunion, destiny, youth, hopes, romance, love and romance, road not taken, society, one more chance, unfulfillment, teen angst, mother daughter relationship, alternate timeline, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age, teenage life, couple relations, childhood sweetheart, foreknowledge, couples, lifestyle, introspection ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, future, 80s
Place: california, new jersey

Most similar movies to Peggy Sue Got Married

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, sentimental and touching films with plots about destiny, romance, love and romance, dialogue, storytelling, couples and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Peggy Sue Got Married: The Family Man (2000), Shag - More Dancing (1989), The Heavenly Kid (1985), Mystic Pizza (1988), How to Deal (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 98K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: sincere, feel good, inspirational, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: road not taken, christmas, family life, life changing experience, destiny, rich and poor, family relations, workaholic, angel, singleness, midlife crisis, family man ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dance, beach, romance, teenage love, youth, best friends, contests and competitions, fall in love, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Heavenly Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Bobby dies in a car accident he is not allowed to enter heaven but has to stay in one of the lower levels until he has worked enough as an guardian angel in order to deserve paradise. One of his jobs is Lenny, a gifted boy, who loves his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, guardian angel, impossible love, supernatural, love and romance, afterlife, teenage life, unlikely couple, high school, friendship, romance, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 23K
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, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, friendship, society, fall in love, family problems, looking for love, teenage life, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 60K
Sliding Doors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gwyneth Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, road not taken, choice, breakup, chance, romance, time travel, love affair, love and romance, alternate reality, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, usa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 4K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, high school, coming of age, romance, family problems, teenage love, young lovers, teenage pregnancy, love story, vengeance, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 27K
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: swimming, coming of age, small town, single parent, romance, couple relations, fall in love, eccentric family, generation gap, love and romance, parents and children, kennedy assassination ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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, touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Before You Say 'I Do' (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: George Murray's fiancée Jane Gardner gets cold feet after accepting his ring, terrorized by her first wedding with Doug, who cheated that very day with their wedding coordinator. After a car crash, George finds himself 10 years in the past, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love and romance, win over, couples, wooing, unfulfillment, romance, imaginary, road not taken, event planner, couple relations, changing the past or future ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, society, love and romance, looking for love, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 28K
L.A. Story (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.
Style: surreal, humorous, clever, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: weatherman, romance, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, city life, couple relations, agent, looking for love, couples, up and down relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 14K
Lucas (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, underdog, high school life, friendship, romance, cheerleading, youth, teenage life, rivalry, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, introspection, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Say Anything... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, young lovers, kickboxer, opposites attract, romance, graduation, coming of age, youth, couples, wooing, first love, boyfriend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 19K
Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: transplant, romance, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, hopes, couples, coincidence, couple relations, love of one's life, starting over, death of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
It Could Happen to You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Charlie Lang is a simple, kindhearted New York City cop. When he realizes he has no money to tip waitress Yvonne Biasi, Lang offers her half the winnings of his lottery ticket. Amazingly, the ticket happens to be a winner, in the sum of $4 million. ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, romantic, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: lottery ticket, love triangle, romance, love and romance, hopes, rise to the top, lottery, greed, kindness, price of fame, generosity, love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, homecoming, family relations, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, lifestyle, erection ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, destiny, romance, fall in love, supernatural romance, starting over, imaginary, couple relations, hopes, supernatural, life & death, heaven ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: feel good, talky, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, career woman, manipulations, nothing goes right, love triangle, dishonesty, power relations, workplace, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, couple relations, self discovery, romance, friendship, family life, couples, parents and children, coming of age, midlife crisis, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 17K
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, high school, love and romance, prom, friendship, school dance, youth, misfit, school, friends, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 45K
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: sentimental, clever, humorous, talky, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, full moon, romance, infidelity, looking for love, ethnic, couples, eccentric family, dishonesty, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 1K
The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, romance, twentysomething life, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, love and romance, human nature, society, lifestyle, social differences ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, couples, starting over, love and romance, thirtysomething life, breakup, looking for love, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, fall in love, looking for sex, family relations, teenage love, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, rise to the top ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: usa, hawaii, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beautiful Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, reunion, pianist, hometown, coming of age, buddies, couple relations, romance, couples, looking for love, friendship, class reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where her powers tend to influence everyone she meets while working in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, romance, love, family relations, unfulfillment, fall in love, couple relations, true love, clairvoyant, magic, gays and lesbians, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, prom, journalist, entrapment, humiliation, undercover, hidden identity, romance, teenager, fall in love, journalism, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, romance, body swapping, true love, supernatural, destiny, opposites attract, couple relations, aging, couples, ghost, afterlife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%