Movies like Penelope

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Penelope (2006)
 6.7
 58K
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: romantic, fairy tale, sweet, feel good, light, touching, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, true love, witch, loneliness, looking for love, physical appearance, pig, disfigurement, self discovery, misfit, magical, secret identity, fairy, reporter, isolation, parents and children, love affair, curses spells and rituals, romance, fantasy world, protective parent, magic spell, deception, father daughter relationship ...
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 light films with plots about destiny, runaway, mentor, love and romance, romance, dialogue and love story mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Penelope: Ella Enchanted (2004), Beastly (2011), Aquamarine (2006), Just My Luck (2006), Kate & Leopold (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 58K
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: feel good, fairy tale, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, fairy, true love, adventure, prince, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, magic, fall in love, love and romance, giant ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 73K
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: romantic, touching, sentimental, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, physical appearance, self discovery, true love, teenage love, fall in love, high school hunk, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 36K
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: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, fish out of water, rescue, true love, small town, youth, friends, best friends, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 51K
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: kiss, fall in love, luck, nothing goes right, destiny, life turned upside down, bad luck, romance, masquerade, urban, shopping, love and romance ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 75K
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, humorous, romantic, touching, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, destiny, disorder, supernatural, romance, portal, brother sister relationship, altering history, supernatural romance ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, future, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, kids
Plot: teenager, battle of the sexes, body swapping, gender bending, switching roles, love and romance, high school, school, popularity, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 270K
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, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, life philosophy, lovers, family secret, romance, encounter, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, family relations, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 241K
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, romantic, exciting, light ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, true love, fall in love, adventure, supernatural ability, prince, pirate, magical, chase, love and romance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, true love, love and romance, supportive friend, casual sex, womanizer, wedding preparations and rituals, ex couple relations, couples, friendship, neighbor neighbor relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 99K
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, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, fall in love, looking for love, hopes, coincidence, serendipity, friendship, against the odds, lovers reunited, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, san francisco, 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: afterlife, psychic, love triangle, ghost, romance, haunted by the past, impossible love, opposites attract, fall in love, looking for love, supernatural romance, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 48K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: family life, memory loss, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 146K
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, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, unlikely couple, love triangle, love and romance, looking for love, romance, love, boss and employee, bridesmaid, wedding ...
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: 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, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, romance, love, true love, love and romance, lovers reunited, ghost, male chauvinism, supernatural, introspection, wedding, sexism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, humorous, light, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, bet, love and romance, battle of the sexes, love story, wooing, journalist, love, fall in love, couples, initially antagonists ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 108K
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, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, best friends, true love, couple relations, best friends in love, road not taken, teenage pregnancy, love affair, youth, teenage life, friends, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ 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, sentimental, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural romance, unlikely couple, psychic, opposites attract, workaholic, afterlife, impossible love, coma, romance, destiny, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 58K
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, romantic, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, love and romance, wooing, couples, miraculous event, wish come true, looking for love, singleness, fall in love, spell, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Cinderella Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor. The only problem is, she must ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, fall in love, high school, opposites attract, cinderella, teenager, love and romance, teenage life, youth, high school hunk, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 223K
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, humorous, sentimental, romantic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, christmas, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, snow, friendship, christmas party, happy ending, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of ...
Style: sexy, humorous, romantic, witty, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sexual relations, friends, love and romance, looking for sex, friendship, lovers, sexual activity, fall in love, sexual attraction, sex scene, urban, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
24%
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, single father, matchmaking, love triangle, mother, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, sentimental, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, romance, love and romance, love affair, starting over, looking for love, fall in love, hotel, couple relations, breakup, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: sentimental, romantic, light, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, wedding planner, true love, romance, looking for love, destiny, arranged marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 152K
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: romantic, feel good, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: true love, wish come true, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, body swapping, love and romance, fashion, youth, romance, fish out of water, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, roommate, best friend, brooklyn bridge, looking for love, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, singleness, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, workplace, thirtysomething life, self discovery, eligible bachelor, parents and children, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ 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, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love affair, wooing, ambition, fall in love, love and romance, athlete's life, revelation, embarrassment, love story, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%