Movies like The Princess Diaries

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The Princess Diaries (2001)
 6.4
 131K
The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia. She must make a choice between continuing the life of a San Francisco teen or stepping up to the throne.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, funny, sweet, entertaining, realistic, semi serious, fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, princess, teenager, popularity, teenage love, teenage life, manners, fish out of water, royal family, youth, family relations, rags to riches, friendship, high school life, popular girl, rise to the top, teaching the ways of the world, family, heir to the throne, best friends, friends, love and romance, hopes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, europe, pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to The Princess Diaries

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and romantic films with plots about teenager, high school, love and romance, youth, happy ending, teenage life and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like The Princess Diaries: A Cinderella Story (2004), What a Girl Wants (2003), Another Cinderella Story (2008), Monte Carlo (2011), The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other ...
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, love and romance, fish out of water, royal family, coronation, palaces castles and temples, wooing, fall in love, heir to the throne, royal court, friendship, fictional country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, romantic, modern fairy tale, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, fall in love, cinderella, teenager, teenage life, romance, teen romance, opposites attract, happy ending, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage girl, love and romance, shopping, father daughter relationship, social differences, fish out of water, daughter, american abroad, culture clash, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he ...
Style: romantic, feel good, semi serious, modern fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, teenage life, cinderella, love and romance, school, pop star, youth, singing, dancer, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 42K
Monte Carlo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.
Style: romantic, semi serious, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, lookalikes, mistaken identity, adventure, high society, best friends, teenage life, lifestyle, tour guide, siblings relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, paris france, europe, monaco, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: love and romance, american abroad, friendship, teenage life, romance, musician's life, family, disorder, youth, hidden identity, teenage girl, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: teenager, princess, teenage life, school dance, school, youth, high school, friendship, royal family, best friend, family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.0
 343K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenage life, teenager, high school life, fish out of water, popular girl, bad girl, stereotypes, adolescence, gossip and rumors, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 148K
She's the Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, cross dressing, teenage love, tomboy, high school, high school life, romance, sport, teen romance, fake identity, hidden identity, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.5
 86K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, teenage life, high school life, adolescence, teenagers, popularity, high school student, friends, friendship, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Prince and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, cinderella story, fall in love, college, prince, youth, eligible bachelor, graduation, couples, lifestyle, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, denmark, australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school life, high school, teenage love, teenage life, music, love and romance, happy ending, friendship, family relations, sport team, couple relations, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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%
 6.8
 189K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, fashion, popularity, teen romance, teenage life, youth, teenage love, couples, love and romance, satire, teenagers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 22K
St. Trinian's (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When their beloved school is threatened with closure should the powers that be fail to raise the proper funds, the girls scheme to steal a priceless painting and use the profits to pull St. Trinian's out of the red.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: boarding school, school, boarding school life, family relations, adolescence, teachers and students, teenage life, rivalry, youth, friendship, cons and scams, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 86K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sweet, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, bet, romance, teenage love, teen romance, teenager, youth, high school life, cinderella story, young love, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: womanizer, teenage love, high school life, basketball, popularity, high school, cheerleading, revenge, romance, wooing, lifestyle, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 14K
StarStruck (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jessica Olsen goes to Los Angeles with nothing more in mind that visiting her grandparents while her sister tries to meet Christopher Wilde. One night she meets Christopher Wilde. They go an an adventure around Los Angeles and start to like each ...
Style: romantic, light, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, celebrity, love, couples, pop star, happy ending, teenage life, school dance, youth, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, michigan, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this modern telling of the classic tale, aspiring singer Katie Gibbs falls for the new boy at her performing arts high school. But Katie's wicked stepmother and stepsister are scheming to crush her dream before she can sing her way into his ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, love and romance, cinderella, teenage life, teenage love, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, youth, musician's life, family, music, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, witty, humorous, modern day adaptation, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, teenage life, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, teen romance, teenager, youth, love and romance, teenage love, initially antagonists ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Kissing Booth (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school student is forced to confront her secret crush at a kissing booth.
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, light
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teen romance, first love, high school student, teenage life, love and romance, friendship between teens, high school hunk, first kiss, forbidden love, teenage sexuality, opposites attract ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, school, love and romance, youth, family relations, best friends, parents and children, friends, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet nibblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: fall in love, teenage life, celebrity, double life, hidden identity, parents and children, friends, youth, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, pop star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, nashville tennessee, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.4
 16K
Sleepover (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As their first year of high school looms ahead, best friends Julie, Hannah, Yancy and Farrah have one last summer sleepover. Little do they know they're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Desperate to shed their nerdy status, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, slumber party, youth, friends, high school life, clubbing, love and romance, friendship between girls, teenage life, quest, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 31K
Camp Rock (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: summer camp, singing, teenager, love and romance, cinderella story, teenage love, friends, teenage boy, camp, fall in love, disney, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: china, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, friendship, prom, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, buddies, couple relations, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 15K
Prom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At “Prom,” every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. As the big dance approaches for Nova Prescott, it’s a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei and Tyler ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, prom, friendship, unlikely couple, opposites attract, high school, teenage life, wooing, love and romance, youth, friends, bad guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 54K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: light, romantic, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, best friends, youth, love and romance, high school life, teen romance, happy ending, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, chicago illinois, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
67%