Movies like Year of the Fish

If you like "Year of the Fish" you are looking for feel good, semi serious and twists and turns movies about / with cinderella story, hopes, romance, society, immigrants, social misfits and chinese themes of Animation, Fantasy and Romance genre shot in USA.
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Year of the Fish (2007)
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Year of the Fish
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rotoscope-animated modern-day Cinderella story set in the underbelly of New York's Chinatown.
Style: feel good, semi serious, twists and turns, sentimental, realistic, surreal, touching, fairy tale
Plot: cinderella story, hopes, romance, society, immigrants, social misfits, chinese, massage parlor, cinderella, follow your dream, social differences, wish come true, working class, wizards and magicians, love and romance, chinatown, misfit, family relations, new year
Place: new york
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Cinderella
Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Family
USA
84 min.
 7.8
The Happiest Millionaire
Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
USA
141 min.
 6.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, sentimental and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, family relations, hopes, family, culture clash and society mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Year of the Fish: Cinderella (1994), Arthur (1981), The Happiest Millionaire (1967), Cinderella (1965), What a Girl Wants (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cinderella
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Cinderella, the beautiful and kind-hearted ragamuffin who lives with her greedy stepmother and two selfish stepsisters, charms a handsome prince when her fairy godmother sends her to the royal ball. She must leave the ball by midnight before all the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, fairy tale
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: palaces castles and temples, fall in love, true love, romance, cinderella story, wish come true, family, life turned upside down, hopes, imaginary, love and romance, social differences ...
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Arthur
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Arthur is the most quotable drunk millionaire that is likely to ever steal your heart. Dudley Moore portrays Arthur, a thirty year old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of ...
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, culture clash, opposites attract, butler, rich and poor, romance, drinking, social differences, farce, family, true love, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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System:   93%
    User:   90%
 
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The Happiest Millionaire
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, romance, rich and poor, music, cinderella story, dancing, family drama, family life, school, kids and family, love and romance, estate ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916, year 1917
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland
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System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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Cinderella
Genre: Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: TV-version of the classic fairy tale, set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: intrigue, siblings relations, romance, true love, family, cinderella story, royal family, fall in love, against the odds, hopes, imaginary, love and romance ...
Place: france
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What a Girl Wants
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: romance, culture clash, father daughter relationship, coming of age, teenager, fish out of water, wedding, dancing, fashion, british, parents and children, cinderella story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, usa, new york ...
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Around June
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: emotional, serious, offbeat, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, human spirit, fall in love, love affair, urban, hopes, love and romance, dysfunctional family, immigrants, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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    User:   80%
 
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: As a newly crowned princess, Cinderella quickly learns that life at the Palace - and her royal responsibilities - are more challenging than she had imagined. In three heartwarming tales, Cinderella calls on her animal friends and her Fairy Godmother ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, harsh ...
Audience: teens, family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, magic, romance, storytelling, young heroes, disney, changing the past or future, race against time, adventure, true love, kids and family, cinderella story ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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System:   73%
    User:   63%
 
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Swing
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Anthony is caught between dreams of being a musician and pleasing his father and fiance. Encouraged by his great uncle, Anthony finds inspiration from a mysterious older woman in an other worldly night club, who teaches him to find happiness through ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, dancer's life, romance, nightclub, retirement home, musician's life, music, prodigy, follow your dream, fall in love, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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System:   72%
    User:   81%
 
Dance with Me
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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Place: las vegas, nevada, texas, usa, latin america ...
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    User:   83%
 
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Jersey Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, working class, love triangle, friendship, nothing goes right, urban, happy ending, family life, workplace, stereotypes, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
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System:   70%
    User:   67%
 
The Little Mermaid
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This charming, lively tale based on Hans Christian Anderson's beloved children's story comes to splendid life in an enchanting animated film. The beautiful anda dventurous mermaid, Princess Lena, lives with her family in a watery castle ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, uplifting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: underwater, fall in love, ocean or sea, cinderella story, family, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, escapades, romance, hopes, imaginary, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
Ever After: A Cinderella Story
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, sentimental, romantic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, pre-teens ...
Plot: romance, love, social differences, prince, cinderella story, love story, happy ending, step siblings, magic, beautiful scenery, good versus evil, heroine ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
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Mo
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: social misfits, friendship, child illness, family, high school life, teenage life, optimism, hopes, misfit, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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System:   59%
    User:   49%
 
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Mary and Rhoda
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, crumbling marriage, university, follow your dream, romance, friendship, looking for love, college, singleness, cinderella story, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york
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System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
Simply Irresistible
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, magic, restaurant, unlikely couple, cooking, love story, magic realism, urban, opposites attract, food, happy ending ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   57%
    User:   53%
 
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The Blue Diner
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about food, memory, language and caskets, BLUE DINER tells the story of a Puerto Rican mother and her daughter who struggle to explain how the daughter mysteriously loses her ability to speak Spanish, her first language.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, lovers on the run, romance, starting over, love triangle, forbidden love, parents and children, unfulfilled love, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, relationship vs career, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
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Raising Helen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fashion, romance, adoption, parenthood, parents and children, sisters, fish out of water, natural disaster, happy ending, family bonds, hopes, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
I Like It Like That
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: nothing goes right, city life, urban, romance, family life, vampire human love, single parent, loneliness, crumbling marriage, feminism, starting over, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bronx new york city
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System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
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Eat a Bowl of Tea
Genre: 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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, immigrants, crumbling marriage, romance, feminism, human nature, infidelity, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, parents and children, culture clash ...
Time: 40s
Place: asia, china, usa, new york, america ...
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System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
Maid to Order
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, coming of age, single parent, unlikely couple, family, parents and children, cinderella story, child as adult, destiny, mentor, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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The Preacher's Wife
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, christmas, marriage, clergy, holiday, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract, couple relations, divorce, parents and children ...
Place: new york, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
Maid in Manhattan
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, rags to riches, romance, class differences, opposites attract, love story, social differences, cinderella story, stereotypes, fall in love, love and romance, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, new jersey, hawaii ...
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System:   49%
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Pretty in Pink
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, high school, romance, love, teenager, father daughter relationship, family, school, single father, coming of age, shopping, fashion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california
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System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
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The Little Mermaid
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: fairy tale, sweet, light, feel good, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, good versus evil, friendship, witch, family, disney, romance, underwater, love, prince, magic, follow your dream ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century
Place: caribbean, denmark
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System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
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Luminarias
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Welcome to Luminarias-where hot spicy dish gets served up with a Latin twist by four successful friends from East LA...with very discriminating taste in men! When separated divorce attorney Andrea finds herself guilty of falling for her white and ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: city life, gays and lesbians, restaurant, immigrants, romance, battle of the sexes, friendship, feminism, urban, looking for love, singleness, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
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Cinderella
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens, date night, kids
Plot: family, fall in love, siblings relations, true love, magic, romance, cinderella story, broadway, music, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, love ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
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System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
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Fools Rush In
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: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, marriage, love, wedding, divorce, opposites attract, love story, happy ending, couple relations, nightclub ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada, mexico
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System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
The American President
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd, one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade, a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and ...
Style: clever, witty, touching, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, politics, president, white house, idealism, love, political, world politics, head of state, love story, single father, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   47%
    User:   56%
 

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Mystic Pizza
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Falling for Grace
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Grace is a Chinese American who longs to be a part of New York's high society. At a socialite event, she is mistaken for a Hong Kong heiress and meets her Prince Charming. Nothing is as it seems absorbing drama. What will happen to this ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   42%
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