Movies like Penelope

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Penelope (2006)
 6.7
 60K
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, light, feel good, romantic, sweet, touching, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, true love, romance, witch, pig, looking for love, loneliness, unlikely friendships, secret identity, magical, disfigurement, self discovery, physical appearance, misfit, fairy, reporter, isolation, parents and children, love affair, curses spells and rituals, fantasy world, protective parent, magic spell, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, sweet, humorous and romantic films with plots about destiny, romance, love and romance, runaway, mentor, catastrophe and love story mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Penelope: Ella Enchanted (2004), Beastly (2011), Stardust (2007), Aquamarine (2006), About Time (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 61K
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: cinderella story, fairy, true love, wizards and magicians, fall in love, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, magic, adventure, prince, love and romance, cinderella ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 75K
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, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, beast, youth, love and romance, fall in love, teenage love, high school hunk, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 252K
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, feel good, captivating, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, fall in love, adventure, imaginary, magical, pirate, true love, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, prince ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.3
 37K
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, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, youth, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, true love, disorder, adolescence, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 293K
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, romance, time loop, life philosophy, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, lovers, family relations, family secret, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 78K
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, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, disorder, destiny, couples, romance, dating, brother sister relationship, portal, altering history ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, future, contemporary, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 53K
Just My Luck (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, kiss, luck, bad luck, masquerade, nothing goes right, destiny, life turned upside down, romance, love and romance, superstition, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, teenage love, love and romance, teenager, battle of the sexes, gender bending, high school, soul transference, school, popularity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
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, date night, teens
Plot: ghost, psychic, unlikely couple, supernatural romance, initially antagonists, impossible love, opposites attract, workaholic, afterlife, coma, romance, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 102K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, true love, looking for love, hopes, coincidence, serendipity, romance, friendship, against the odds, engaged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 52K
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, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, memory loss, yacht, parents and children, family relations, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, amnesia, romance, single father ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychic, love triangle, ghost, romance, impossible love, haunted by the past, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, wedding, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, funny, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, supportive friend, true love, wedding preparations and rituals, lifestyle, womanizer, friendship, couples, layoff, ex couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 152K
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: opposites attract, romance, wedding, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, women, love story, unlikely couple, love triangle, love, wedding planner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 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: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, love, romance, true love, love and romance, lovers reunited, ghost, lifestyle, male chauvinism, supernatural, introspection, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 60K
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, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love, couples, miraculous event, wooing, love and romance, spell, looking for love, wish come true, singleness, curses spells and rituals, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, new york, italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 119K
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, sweet, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: best friends in love, love and romance, youth, true love, male female friendship, best friends, couple relations, teen romance, teenage pregnancy, love story, love affair, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 239K
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, sentimental, sweet, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, happy ending, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, snow, couples, christmas party, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: clairvoyant, supernatural, romance, love, family relations, unfulfillment, true love, fall in love, couple relations, magic, couples, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 49K
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, fall in love, looking for love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, hopes, eccentric family, dream, bar, disorder, self discovery ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: couples, love and romance, homecoming, fashion, love triangle, marriage proposal, fashion designer, small town, career woman, old love, haunted by the past, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, new york, usa, southern usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 164K
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, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, child as adult, youth, wish come true, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, desire, fashion, love and romance, city life ...
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 ⇓
33%
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, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, family relations, matchmaking, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, single father, mother, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, sentimental, romantic, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding planner, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, true love, looking for love, romance, destiny, lifestyle, arranged marriage, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, love affair, wooing, love and romance, ambition, athlete's life, lifestyle, revelation, ex athlete, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 6K
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, love affair, looking for love, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 68K
Splash (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: mermaid, fall in love, fish out of water, rescue, romance, impossible love, disorder, couples, longing, transformation, scientist, drowning ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time loop, fall in love, falling in love, true love, love and romance, dating, romance, couple relations, christmas eve, christmas, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, christmas party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%