Movies like The Perez Family

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The Perez Family (1995)
 6.0
 2K
The Perez Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual resolve to emigrate, Dorita and Juan agree to play along. But it gets complicated when the two begin falling for each other just as Juan reunites with his wife, Carmela, whom he hasn't seen in decades.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sexy, intense, road movie, sweet ...
Plot: prostitute, mistaken identity, reunion, immigration, political prisoner, immigrants, destiny, romance, politics, family relations, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, love and romance, family life, fall in love, society, human nature, couples, dysfunctional family, love, prison, survivor, scheme, family ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, usa, miami, latin america, florida

Most similar movies to The Perez Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, relationships, life philosophy, dialogue and culture clash mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Perez Family: Once Around (1991), Sabrina (1995), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996), Angie (1994), Jump Tomorrow (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
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Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, opposites attract, introspection, true love, human nature, love and romance, parents and children, family in crisis, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: caribbean, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 34K
Sabrina (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, romance, millionaire, love triangle, fall in love, love, workaholic, couple relations, love and romance, forbidden love, family relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: long island, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, forbidden love, train wreck, romance, rise to the top, cons and scams, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, babies and infants, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, pregnant woman nude, working class, family life, eccentric family, looking for love, couples, friends, family relations, infidelity, best friends, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, parents and children, friendship, introspection, impossible love, looking for love, couples, comedy of errors, opposites attract, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, crumbling marriage, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, family relations, couples, family problems, hopes, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, uplifting, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, reunion, family life, family problems, addiction, drug abuse, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, love letter, romance, comedy of errors, small town life, looking for love, couple relations, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, introspection, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, touching, twists and turns, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, survivor, infidelity, love and romance, love triangle, self discovery, human nature, haunted by the past, love affair, character study, couples, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, talky, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, death, family gatherings, siblings relations, romance, love and romance, parents and children, family in crisis, human nature, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Living Out Loud (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: touching, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, female protagonist, brooklyn bridge, hopes, love affair, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, singleness, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, family relations, family problems, family life, couple relations, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, clever, humorous, talky, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, full moon, romance, infidelity, looking for love, ethnic, couples, eccentric family, dishonesty, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 19K
Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: transplant, romance, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, hopes, couples, coincidence, couple relations, love of one's life, starting over, death of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, romance, relationship vs career, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, looking for love, family life, eccentric family, couples, cooking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: horse ranch, small town, starting over, single parent, single mother, romance, friendship, divorce, small town life, couples, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.8
 9K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, love and romance, buddies, couples, friends, infidelity, stripper, brooklyn bridge, bachelor party, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, parents and children, love and romance, true love, gender, youth, couple relations, romance, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, master and servant, couples, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 33K
Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcée finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Before long, the two are locked in a ...
Style: mumblecore, humorous, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: musician, rivalry, romance, protective parent, overbearing, wedding preparations and rituals, family relations, unlikely relationship, living with parents, privacy invasion, love and romance, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 23K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 31K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, nothing goes right, society, social differences, pregnancy, nightclub, lifestyle change, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 12K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, baboon, tragedy, romance, hopes, unfulfillment, parents and children, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 3K
Cannery Row (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A depressed section of Monterey, California is the backdrop for an offbeat romantic comedy about a pair of mismatched lovers. Doc is a lonely marine biologist and former baseball star. Suzy is a scrappy, abrasive drifter who can't even succeed ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel madam, marine biologist, octopus, frog, romance, friendship, couples, youth, fall in love, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the "dream" of America, two family-minded fathers, lots of gender-related social ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gambling, infidelity, family problems, culture clash, gender, feminism, misfit, society, human nature, forbidden love, family life, couples ...
Time: 40s
Place: china, new york, asia, usa, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, society, love and romance, looking for love, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay couple, gay, generation gap, comedy of errors, immigrants, sexuality, couple relations, romance, family, family life, eccentric family, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, new york, usa, asia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
And God Created Woman (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out of prison, but soon decides to seduce James Tiernan, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, intense ...
Plot: prison, sexual relations, love and romance, couple relations, femme fatale, love triangle, opposites attract, couples, fall in love, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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