Movies like Penelope

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Penelope (2006)
 6.7
 61K
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, romantic, light, sweet, modern fairy tale, touching, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, unlikely friendships, true love, witch, magical, loneliness, looking for love, secret identity, disfigurement, physical appearance, self discovery, misfit, pig, reporter, parents and children, love affair, curses spells and rituals, fairy, fantasy world, teenage love, isolation, magic spell, deception ...
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, romantic and humorous films with plots about dialogue, runaway, catastrophe, love story, mentor, destiny and love and romance mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Penelope: Ella Enchanted (2004), Beastly (2011), Stardust (2007), 13 Going on 30 (2004), Aquamarine (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 63K
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, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: cinderella story, fairy, true love, fall in love, magic, wizards and magicians, prince, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, adventure, imaginary, elf ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.6
 76K
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, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, love and romance, fall in love, beast, teenage love, curses spells and rituals, true love, popularity, high school hunk, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 258K
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, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, adventure, curses spells and rituals, magical, imaginary, true love, magic, witches, pirate, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
 172K
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: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, best friends in love, child as adult, youth, wish come true, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, fashion, desire, friends in love ...
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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 5.4
 39K
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, teenage life, fall in love, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, youth, friends, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 313K
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, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, romance, time loop, life philosophy, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, young woman, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.9
 54K
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, parents and children, single father, family relations, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, yacht, amnesia, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 179K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: 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, kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, magical, disney, good versus evil, magic, rescue, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, queen, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 6.1
 156K
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, love story, fall in love, opposites attract, couple relations, bridesmaid, love and romance, love, unlikely couple, wedding planner, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 80K
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, manners, love and romance, dating, couples, supernatural romance, disorder, gentleman, fall in love, supernatural, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, future, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 54K
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, light, humorous, 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, love and romance, romance, love story, superstition ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, supernatural romance, psychic, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, impossible love, waking up from a coma, afterlife, workaholic, opposites attract, coma, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, teenager, teenage love, love and romance, gender bending, battle of the sexes, high school, school, soul transference, popularity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 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%
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: true love, love and romance, supportive friend, looking for love, couples, wedding preparations and rituals, lifestyle, womanizer, friendship, romance, layoff, ex couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 105K
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, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, coincidence, true love, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: cinderella story, prince, love and romance, cinderella, step siblings, romance, love, legends and myths, social differences, female protagonist, parents and children, classism ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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, ghost, love triangle, romance, haunted by the past, impossible love, opposites attract, fall in love, looking for love, wedding, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love, love and romance, miraculous event, fall in love, wooing, couples, 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%
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, romance, love, lovers reunited, true love, ghost, introspection, love and romance, lifestyle, male chauvinism, supernatural, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ 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, light, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bet, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, wooing, love story, battle of the sexes, journalist, initially antagonists, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 256K
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, holiday, fall in love, couples, happy ending, looking for love, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas party, snow, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, 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, experiment gone awry, romance, wish come true, love and romance, misfit, fall in love, looking for love, magic, scientist, wooing, love story ...
Time: 80s
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: romantic, light, sentimental, 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, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, romantic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: homecoming, love and romance, lovers reunited, marriage proposal, fashion designer, couples, fashion, love triangle, small town, career woman, old love, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, new york, usa, southern usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
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 ⇓
26%
 6.4
 225K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, pretense, single mother, deception, couples, plastic surgery, marriage, office romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2011, year 1992 ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, romantic, sentimental, humorous, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: matchmaking, love and romance, family relations, looking for love, mother daughter relationship, fall in love, love triangle, single father, mother, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: feel good, light, witty, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love story, thirtysomething life, looking for love, diary, love and romance, christmas, love triangle, flirting, workplace romance, couples, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 26K
Heartbreaker (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Monaco, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.
Style: feel good, sentimental, light, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, wooing, seduction, romance, couples, cons and scams, love and romance, hotshot, love story, wedding preparations and rituals, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: france, french riviera, monte carlo, morocco, monaco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%