Movies like Year of the Fish

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Year of the Fish (2007)
 6.7
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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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Maison Ikkoku
Animation, Comedy, Romance
Japan
25 min.
 8.3
Cinderella
Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Family
USA
84 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, touching, humorous and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, hopes, family relations, family, fall in love and cinderella story mostly in Romance, Fantasy and Animation genres. Some movies like Year of the Fish: Cinderella (1994), Around June (2008), The Little Mermaid (1992), Swing (2003), Cinderella (1965). 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: feel good, semi serious, 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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 5.4
 157
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: serious, emotional, surreal, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, human spirit, fall in love, urban, love affair, 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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System:   86%
    User:   93%
 
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: feel good, semi serious, uplifting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: underwater, fall in love, cinderella story, ocean or sea, fish out of water, family, imaginary kingdom, romance, escapades, hopes, imaginary, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   82%
    User:   79%
 
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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: semi serious, humorous, 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, true love, adventure, kids and family, cinderella story ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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 6.1
 132
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, nightclub, romance, dancer's life, retirement home, musician's life, prodigy, music, follow your dream, fall in love, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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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, true love, romance, family, cinderella story, royal family, fall in love, against the odds, hopes, imaginary, love and romance ...
Place: france
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System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
Sleeping Beauty
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In a faraway kingdom, the king and queen had desired a child of their very own for a long time and when their wish finally came true, they announced a grand celebration at the palace. All of the fairies from the kingdom were invited and immediately ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: palaces castles and temples, young heroes, good versus evil, family, true love, romance, cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escapades, imaginary ...
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System:   57%
    User:   57%
 
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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, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: screwball, culture clash, drinking, butler, opposites attract, love, romance, rich and poor, social differences, farce, family, true love ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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    User:   42%
 
 8.3
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Maison Ikkoku
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Godai is a ronin (someone who has failed university entrance exams) living in a run down apartment house called Maison Ikkoku. Among the other residents are the nosy Ichinose, the sexy Akemi Roppongi, and the mysterious Yotsuya. The others are given ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: looking for love, college, romance, unfulfilled love, boarding school, wooing, boarding school life, college life, student life, fall in love, love and romance, youth ...
Place: campus
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
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:   46%
    User:   53%
 
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, opposites attract, urban, food, happy ending ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 8.2
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Princess Tutu
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ahiru (literally 'Duck' in Japanese), is a petite young girl in a junior high school's beginner ballet program. She's prone to stammering and clutziness. She has a huge crush on her sempai, Mute, a sad-seeming young man who ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, surreal, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, school, wish come true, fall in love, romance, hopes, imaginary, youth, supernatural, friends, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, Canada, UK, Denmark, Spain, Poland, Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, adventure, kidnapping, supernatural ability, rescue, talking animals, friendship, disney, animals, love, love story, danger ...
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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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, romance, rich and poor, music, cinderella story, dancing, family drama, school, family life, kids and family, estate, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1916
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Voiced by Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt and others, this film features Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, the tiny, famed fairy-tale favorites, who are together for the first time in this heartwarming, magical musical story about courage and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: village, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, escapades, family, imaginary, adventure, misfit, disorder, friends, unfulfilled love ...
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
 7.1
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Enchanted
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, fantasy world, destiny, good versus evil, magic, witch, single father, transformation, disney, true love, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, manhattan new york city
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    User:   39%
 
Deal of a Lifetime
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, follow your dream, teenage love, romance, high school life, teenage life, wish come true, fish out of water, hopes, love and romance, misfit, youth ...
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss
Genre: Animation, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Romeo & Juliet: Sealed With a Kiss is a fully animated feature fantasy about two star crossed seals from warring families that fall in love against their parents' wishes. When Juliet's father gives her hand in marriage to the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, family, young heroes, ancient mystery, rescue, adventure, fall in love, romance, forbidden love, friendship, true love, cinderella story ...
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
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Clannad
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tomoya Okazaki is a third year high school student resentful of his life. His mother passed away from a car accident when he was younger, causing his father to resort to alcohol and cigarettes. This results in fights between the two until ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, high school, romance, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, fall in love, ambition, hopes, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
His and Her Circumstances
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: In His and Her Circumstances, like a drug, Yukino Miyazawa was addicted to admiration and praise from those around her. She worked hard to become the perfect student, the perfect girl. But that was before… him. Souichirou Arima. The instant she ...
Style: feel good, talky, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, young lovers, romance, teenage life, estrangement, against the odds, hopes, love and romance, friendship, youth, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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:   37%
    User:   39%
 
Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When Lady Tremaine steals the Fairy Godmother's wand and changes history, it's up to Cinderella to restore the timeline and reclaim her prince.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: changing the past or future, palaces castles and temples, race against time, family, switching roles, true love, romance, cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, magic, fairy godmother, fairy ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
The King and the Mockingbird
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The kingdom of Takicardie quakes under the rule of the tyrannical King Charles V-et-III-font-VIII-et-VIII-font-XIV, whose favourite pastime is shooting birds. His archenemy is a cheeky mockingbird, whose favourite pastime is thwarting the king’s ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, surreal, clever, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: lovers on the run, imaginary kingdom, escapades, family, imaginary, love and romance, forbidden love, woman in danger, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: renaissance
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System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, lovers on the run, starting over, romance, 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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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
 6.1
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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:   33%
    User:   27%
 
 6.9
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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: offbeat, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: social misfits, friendship, family, child illness, 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:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dance, romance, music, dancing, father son relationship, dancer's life, latin, contests and competitions, follow your dream, hip hop, opposites attract, love story ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, texas, usa, cuba ...
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System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
 5.2
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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: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, university, crumbling marriage, romance, follow your dream, friendship, looking for love, college, singleness, cinderella story, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york
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System:   33%
    User:   36%
 

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