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: fairy tale, romantic, light, sweet, feel good, 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, magical, witch, looking for love, loneliness, pig, physical appearance, disfigurement, self discovery, misfit, secret identity, fairy, reporter, isolation, parents and children, love affair, curses spells and rituals, romance, protective parent, magic spell, fantasy world, teenage love, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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 semi serious films with plots about romance, dialogue, love story, runaway, catastrophe, love and romance and destiny mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Penelope: Beastly (2011), Ella Enchanted (2004), Aquamarine (2006), Stardust (2007), Just My Luck (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, fairy tale, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, physical appearance, youth, self discovery, teenage love, true love, fall in love, love and romance, popularity, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, fairy, true love, magic, prince, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, wizards and magicians, fall in love, love and romance, giant ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, youth, teenage life, fish out of water, rescue, true love, adolescence, small town, best friends, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: captivating, feel good, fairy tale, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, adventure, fall in love, supernatural ability, true love, magical, chase, pirate, prince, love and romance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1870s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 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, bad luck, nothing goes right, destiny, life turned upside down, romance, masquerade, shopping, love and romance, superstition ...
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%
 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, touching, romantic, 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%
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, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, psychic, unlikely couple, supernatural romance, opposites attract, workaholic, afterlife, impossible love, coma, romance, destiny, waking up from a coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, 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, life philosophy, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, romance, lovers, family secret, encounter, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, couples, dishonesty, family relations, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ 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: body swapping, battle of the sexes, love and romance, gender bending, switching roles, teenager, teenage love, high school, school, popularity, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, looking for love, true love, coincidence, fall in love, hopes, serendipity, friendship, against the odds, lovers reunited, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, love and romance, true love, supportive friend, casual sex, womanizer, friendship, couples, wedding preparations and rituals, ex couple relations, sexual relations, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ 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, 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, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, supernatural romance, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, boss and employee, love triangle, looking for love, love story, bridesmaid, romance, 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, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date 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, wooing, fall in love, love story, journalist, 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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, youth, best friends in love, best friends, true love, couple relations, road not taken, teenage pregnancy, love affair, teen romance, love story, male female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ 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, romantic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, happy ending, couples, snow, vacation, christmas party, lifestyle change, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, california, los angeles, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
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, romantic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, fall in love, high school, cinderella, opposites attract, teenager, teenage life, youth, love and romance, romance, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, love and romance, romance, wooing, couples, miraculous event, spell, looking for love, wish come true, fall in love, singleness, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sexual, romantic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sexual relations, friends, love and romance, friendship, looking for sex, sexual activity, fall in love, lovers, sex scene, sexual attraction, love, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 45K
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: sentimental, humorous, touching, 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, proposal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fashion, couples, love triangle, homecoming, fashion designer, small town, haunted by the past, hopes, marriage proposal, self discovery, career woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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, feel good, sentimental, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, love triangle, single father, matchmaking, sister sister relationship, mother, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, love and romance, couple relations, wedding planner, love triangle, true love, looking for love, romance, destiny, arranged marriage, fiance fiancee relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, dream, romance, true love, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, eccentric family, disorder, hopes, bar, self discovery ...
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ 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: feel good, romantic, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: best friends in love, true love, child as adult, youth, wish come true, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, body swapping, fashion, love and romance, fish out of water, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1987, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, romance, love affair, love and romance, starting over, looking for love, fall in love, hotel, couple relations, breakup, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, clairvoyant, romance, love, true love, family relations, unfulfillment, fall in love, couple relations, magic, love and romance, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Chasing Liberty (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The President's daughter, unable to experience life like a normal 18 year-old, escapes from her entourage of Secret Service agents while traveling in Europe. She falls in love with a handsome British stranger, who also happens to be working ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, youth, white house, secret identity, overprotective father, travel, dishonesty, secret agents, fall in love, working undercover, father daughter relationship, president ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy, prague, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%