Movies like Raising Helen

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Raising Helen (2004)
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Raising Helen (2004)
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 her life!
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, humorous, realistic, sweet, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, custody, opposites attract, family relations, couple relations, orphan, parents and children, family in crisis, hopes, fish out of water, romance, happy ending, fashion, life turned upside down, teenage girl, love and romance, couples, society, family problems, disorder, parenthood, fashion designer, family bonds, child custody, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Raising Helen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, realistic and romantic films with plots about romance, family, love and romance, couples, life philosophy, happy ending and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Raising Helen: No Reservations (2007), Life as We Know It (2010), Change of Plans (2011), Uptown Girls (2003), Dan in Real Life (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chef, cooking and food, cooking, restaurant, opposites attract, love, aunt niece relationship, initially antagonists, love story, workplace situations, fall in love, guardian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
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100%
Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, baby, initially antagonists, parenthood, adoption, orphan, godparent, babies and infants, responsibility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, disorder, life turned upside down, family, family life, couple relations, youth, couples, orphan, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 39K
Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: nanny, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, rich kid, friendship, friends, family relations, initially antagonists, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, parenthood, single father, family relations, romance, relationships, love and romance, family gatherings, couple relations, doubts and hesitations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 106K
The Switch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: sentimental, humorous, romantic, funny, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: pregnancy, male female friendship, single parent, best friends, couples, unfulfilled love, romance, childbirth, artificial insemination, singleness, lifestyle, sperm donor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his ...
Style: feel good, funny, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: pregnancy, childbirth, pregnant woman, adoption, babies and infants, parents and children, pregnant wife, women, couple relations, romance, expectant father, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, couple relations, love and romance, single parent, society, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, switching roles, couples, family relations, disorder, society, babies and infants, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 210K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, love story, starting over, terminal illness, death, couples, loss of spouse, family relations, grief, dealing with death, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 325K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: feel good, light, romantic, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, boss and employee, love and romance, fake marriage, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, marriage of convenience, happy ending, pretend relationship, love story, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.9
 5K
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, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage pregnancy, pregnancy, adoption, romance, high school, coming of age, family problems, teenage love, young lovers, teenager, family relations, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 14K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: 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: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couples, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, hopes, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, family relations, brother sister relationship, secret, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 108K
Bride Wars (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, women, rivalry, romance, love and romance, couple relations, event planner, wedding ceremony, wedding planner, wedding planning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 36K
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, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, couples, fall in love, love affair, society, nothing goes right, social differences, nightclub, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, light, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, bet, unlikely couple, love, battle of the sexes, couple relations, love and romance, love story, initially antagonists, wooing, couples, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 10K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenager, romance, youth, love and romance, society, family problems, looking for love, teenage life, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.5
 46K
One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, screwball, one day, fall in love, parents and children, looking for love, nothing goes right, disorder, love and romance, single mother, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, fish out of water, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, disorder, mine, friends, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: light, romantic, sweet, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, couple relations, artificial insemination, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, love story, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 29K
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, relationships, romance, couple relations, love, divorce, women, infidelity, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.5
 5K
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, romance, couples, family problems, opposites attract, love and romance, love affair, true love, parents and children, human nature, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, caribbean, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, breakup, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation, father daughter relationship, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, nanny, friendship, self discovery, housekeeper, parents and children, single parent, single father, romance, starting over, family problems, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 164K
27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding, fall in love, opposites attract, love story, unlikely couple, love and romance, bridesmaid, women, love, wedding planner, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, romance, family problems, death in the family, couple relations, dealing with death, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, eccentric family, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 60K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: love triangle, romance, italian restaurant, love and romance, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, looking for love, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: starting over, happy ending, loneliness, single parent, radio, looking for love, life, platonic, christmas party, love and romance, romance, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%