Movies like The Perez Family

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The Perez Family (1995)
 6.0
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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: touching, sentimental, humorous, light, sweet, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sexy, intense ...
Plot: mistaken identity, immigration, prostitute, political prisoner, destiny, romance, family relations, society, human nature, politics, reunion, adventure, adaptation, immigrants, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, love and romance, family life, fall in love, couples, dysfunctional family, love, prison, survivor ...
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, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, catastrophe, mentor, relationships and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Perez Family: Once Around (1991), Sabrina (1995), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996), Moonstruck (1987), 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, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, family problems, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, family in crisis, parents and children, eccentric family, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, caribbean, 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, love triangle, romance, fall in love, millionaire, love, workaholic, forbidden love, unrequited love, love and romance, couple relations, family relations ...
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, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, train wreck, forbidden love, love and romance, romance, parents and children, couple relations, babies and infants, fall in love, rise to the top, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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 ⇓
62%
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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, touching, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, opposites attract, introspection, love triangle, looking for love, family relations, comedy of errors, fall in love, love affair, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: touching, sentimental, intense, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, female protagonist, eccentricity, pregnant woman nude, twists & turns, working class, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, love affair, fall in love, nothing goes right, society, social differences, pregnancy, nightclub, lifestyle change, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, family relations, family problems, family life, couple relations, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, transplant, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, couples, coincidence, couple relations, love of one's life, starting over, death of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, self discovery, family life, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, siblings relations, love and romance, teenage life, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: semi serious, humorous, sweet, romantic, surreal ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel madam, marine biologist, romance, couples, friendship, youth, human nature, society, misfit, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, self discovery, opposites attract, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couple relations, couples, hopes, family relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, fall in love, parents and children, looking for love, society, love and romance, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, couples, family problems, romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, self discovery, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: survivor, infidelity, love and romance, jewish, self discovery, love affair, human nature, haunted by the past, love triangle, character study, introspection, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, reunion, family life, family problems, addiction, drug abuse, couple relations, eccentric family, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
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, talky, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, love letter, romance, love triangle, couples, looking for love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Writer-director Randall Miller's heart-achingly sweet drama centers on the unsatisfying personal life of protagonist Frank Keane (Robert Carlyle), a sensitive baker who remains deeply despondent over his late wife's untimely death. When ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dancer's life, starting over, reunion, dance school, couples, romance, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, school, death in the family, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, sentimental, feel good, talky ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, death, parents and children, teenage life, romance, love and romance, siblings relations, eccentric family, family in crisis, family gatherings, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 4K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, high school, coming of age, romance, family problems, teenage love, young lovers, teenager, teenage pregnancy, love story, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: career woman, romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, dishonesty, workplace, couple relations, fall in love, manipulations, nothing goes right, love triangle, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, talky, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, brooklyn bridge, female protagonist, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, infidelity, loss of daughter, couple relations, love affair, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, couple relations, self discovery, romance, friendship, couples, family life, parents and children, coming of age, midlife crisis, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, americana, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, self discovery, starting over, male female relationship, restaurant, life philosophy, love, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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