Movies like Penelope

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Penelope (2006)
 6.7
 63K
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, modern fairy tale, romantic, feel good, light, sweet, touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, true love, unlikely friendships, witch, looking for love, self discovery, magical, loneliness, disfigurement, love affair, physical appearance, secret identity, parents and children, fantasy world, fairy, misfit, curses spells and rituals, pig, isolation, reporter, teenage love, magic spell, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: london

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Most similar movies to Penelope

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, romantic, sweet and humorous films with plots about romance, destiny, love and romance, love story, mentor, dialogue and runaway mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Penelope: Beastly (2011), Ella Enchanted (2004), Stardust (2007), 13 Going on 30 (2004), Overboard (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 77K
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: fairy tale, romantic, modern fairy tale, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, true love, love, beast, love and romance, teenage love, popularity, high school hunk, physical appearance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 67K
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, feel good, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: cinderella story, fairy, magic, fall in love, true love, elf, prince, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, cinderella, fairy godmother ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
 269K
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: fairy tale, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, fall in love, magical, true love, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, pirate, love and romance, prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 186K
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, romantic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, youth, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, love and romance, fashion, wish come true, desire, magazine editor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 58K
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 ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, rich woman poor man, memory loss, parents and children, family relations, mischievous children, yacht, romance, dishonesty, social differences, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 337K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, romance, time loop, life philosophy, changing the past or future, true love, life, sent to the past, family secret, rain, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, cornwall, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.3
 42K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, family relations, youth, fish out of water, friends, rescue, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 57K
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, romantic, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: luck, fall in love, destiny, bad luck, masquerade, love and romance, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, romance, shopping, love story, superstition ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, romantic, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, love and romance, teenage love, high school, battle of the sexes, teenager, gender bending, school, soul transference, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, pre-teens, kids, date night ...
Plot: cinderella story, love and romance, prince, romance, cinderella, royalty, legends and myths, love, step siblings, social differences, king, female protagonist ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 195K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, magic, prince, magical, disney, queen, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, fall in love, rescue, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 84K
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: feel good, romantic, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, fall in love, supernatural romance, love story, dating, time traveler, couple relations, disorder, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 21st century, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 112K
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, romantic, touching, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, fall in love, coincidence, looking for love, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 162K
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, romantic, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding, fall in love, opposites attract, love story, love and romance, bridesmaid, unlikely couple, love, wedding planner, couple relations, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: romantic, humorous, sentimental, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: ghost, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, supernatural romance, psychic, impossible love, waking up from a coma, afterlife, opposites attract, coma, romance, workaholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, teens, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What's Your Number? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is realizing she's a little lost in life. Her latest romance has just fizzled out, and she's just been fired from her marketing job. Then she reads an eye-opening magazine article that warns that 96 percent of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, funny, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: true love, love and romance, supportive friend, looking for love, couples, wedding preparations and rituals, lifestyle, womanizer, friendship, romance, layoff, ex couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 62K
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: romantic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love, couples, fall in love, wooing, love and romance, miraculous event, wish come true, looking for love, singleness, true love, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, new york, italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, psychic, love story, love triangle, romance, impossible love, haunted by the past, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, christmas, love triangle, love and romance, disorder, coma, sibling relationship, new year's eve, love at first sight, love affair, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, romance, love, lovers reunited, true love, ghost, love story, introspection, love and romance, lifestyle, male chauvinism, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: romantic, light, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, bet, unlikely couple, love, battle of the sexes, couple relations, love and romance, love story, couples, wooing, initially antagonists, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, fall in love, time loop, true love, love and romance, dating, couple relations, romance, christmas eve, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love, blind date ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Wedding Planner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Fiore, San Francisco's premiere wedding planner is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, pediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client, wealthy Fran Donnolly. As Mary continues making the ...
Style: light, romantic, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding planner, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, true love, love triangle, love story, romance, bride and groom, destiny, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 280K
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, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, london, california, usa ...
⇓ 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: light, feel good, romantic, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love potion, wish come true, experiment gone awry, romance, love and romance, misfit, fall in love, looking for love, magic, scientist, wooing, cinderella story ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, love affair, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, lifestyle, wooing, revelation, ex athlete, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sentimental, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: matchmaking, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, looking for love, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, single father, mother, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 7K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, opposites attract, love triangle, introspection, looking for love, family relations, fall in love, comedy of errors, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%