Movies like Penelope

If you like "Penelope" you are looking for fairy tale, feel good and sweet movies about / with physical appearance, witch, fall in love, loneliness, magical, curses spells and rituals and looking for love themes of Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genre shot in UK or USA.
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Penelope (2006)
 6.8
 56K
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 company. This untraditional fairy tale about a girl who bucks convention to create her own happy ending.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sweet, romantic, touching, light, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: physical appearance, witch, fall in love, loneliness, magical, curses spells and rituals, looking for love, misfit, love affair, parents and children, true love, self discovery, love and romance, romance, disfigurement, isolation, pig, fairy, protective parent, reporter, magic spell, secret identity, love story, love, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: london

Most similar movies to Penelope

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out romantic, humorous, sweet and funny films with plots about romance, love and romance, mentor, destiny, runaway, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Penelope: Beastly (2011), Ella Enchanted (2004), Stardust (2007), Aquamarine (2006), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.6
 71K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: offbeat, touching, captivating, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, physical appearance, true love, love and romance, self discovery, curses spells and rituals, high school hunk, teenage love, fall in love, romance, teenage life, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 55K
Ella Enchanted (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ella lives in a magical world in which each child, at the moment of their birth, is given a virtuous "gift" from a fairy godmother. Ella's so-called gift, however, is obedience. This birthright proves itself to be quite the curse once ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: fairy, cinderella story, adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, giant, imaginary, wizards and magicians, magic, prince, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.7
 233K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: feel good, captivating, stylized, epic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: witch, adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, supernatural ability, fall in love, escapades, pirate, chase, love and romance, race against time, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 34K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, rescue, teenage life, fish out of water, small town, youth, true love, friends, best friends, couples ...
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, romance, true love, love and romance, looking for love, ghost, introspection, love, wedding, supernatural, lovers reunited, sexism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 49K
Just My Luck (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nothing goes right, fall in love, destiny, curses spells and rituals, life turned upside down, luck, bad luck, kiss, romance, masquerade, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Over Her Dead Body (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his fiancée, Kate, dies in an accident on their wedding day, veterinarian Henry grows depressed. To help him move on, his sister has him visit psychic Ashley and gives her Kate's diary. Ashley uses the journal's details to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, supernatural romance, ghost, psychic, diary, supernatural, romance, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, death of lover, spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 71K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, manners, destiny, romance, love and romance, disorder, supernatural, fall in love, portal, supernatural romance, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, future, contemporary, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 246K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, looking for love, loneliness, family secret, fall in love, supernatural ability, couple relations, party, rainy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 209K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 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, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, friendship, vacation, christmas party, lifestyle change, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, california, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 118K
Shallow Hal (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, hypnosis, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, obesity, fat suit, romance, delusion, overweight woman, overweight man, beauty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 56K
When in Rome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After fishing out coins from a water fountain in Italy, cynical New Yorker Beth Harper finds herself being wooed by several ardent suitors. As she deals with the attention, Beth tries to figure out whether a charming reporter really loves her.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, miraculous event, looking for love, wooing, wish come true, fall in love, singleness, curses spells and rituals, twentysomething life, imaginary, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, chemist Paul Matthews visits gypsy Madame Rosa for help. Quickly realizing he is a hopeless nerd, she gifts him with Love Potion No. 8, which makes anyone who wears it irresistible to the opposite sex for four hours. Paul and animal ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, romance, wish come true, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, looking for love, experiment gone awry, misfit, love potion, scientist, love story ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 104K
Valentine's Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, valentine's day, wooing, multiple storylines, romance, couples, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, hidden identity, family relations, opposites attract, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 95K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: destiny, true love, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, coincidence, best friends, friends, serendipity, romance, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, friendship, curses spells and rituals, mistaken identity, romance, luck, fall in love, magic, young lovers, true love, supernatural ability, legends and myths ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, artificial insemination, romance, fall in love, couples, love story, love, destiny, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: switching roles, teenager, high school, body swapping, battle of the sexes, gender bending, love and romance, parents and children, school, popularity, romance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 96K
Love, Rosie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, love and romance, couple relations, road not taken, best friends, love affair, youth, friends, teenage life, best friends in love, destiny, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 365K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, infidelity, love at first sight, multiple storylines, workplace romance, romance, unlikely couple, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, marseille, england, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 141K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, true love, child as adult, best friends in love, fashion, youth, fish out of water, romance, urban, city life, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Good Luck Chuck (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Cursed since childhood, dentist Charlie Kagan cannot find the right woman. Even worse, he learns that each of his ex-girlfriends finds true love with the man she meets after her relationship with him ends. Hearing of Charlie's reputation as a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, erotic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, curse, sex, true love, sexual relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, dentist, romance, one-night stand, man-woman relation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, antarctica, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 140K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, boss and employee, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 65K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, back from the dead, lecture, romance, supernatural, dentist, doctor, urban, supernatural ability, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes, bet, journalist, love story, fall in love, initially antagonists, couples, wooing, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: sentimental, not serious, humorous, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, supernatural romance, opposites attract, psychic, unlikely couple, afterlife, impossible love, workaholic, fish out of water, architect, coma, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Second Chance (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Julien Monnier has a serious problem. Though he's a brilliant couples counselor, he can't keep a woman in his life for more than two weeks. Indeed, ever since his childhood, Julien jinxes every woman who falls in love with him. But ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, wooing, curses spells and rituals, disorder, bad luck, change of luck, parent grown child relationship, dream girl, curse, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brussels belgium, paris france, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, athlete, ambition, athlete's life, revelation, love story, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 82K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couples, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, irish, proposal, escapades, initially antagonists, countryside, wedding, marriage proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, wales, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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