Movies like Raising Helen

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Raising Helen (2004)
 6.0
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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: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, humorous, realistic, sweet, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, custody, opposites attract, couple relations, family relations, orphan, parents and children, fish out of water, romance, fashion, life turned upside down, love and romance, hopes, family problems, society, couples, disorder, family in crisis, fashion designer, happy ending, parenthood, child custody, family drama, love, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and romantic films with plots about romance, culture clash, catastrophe, couples, destiny, mentor and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Raising Helen: Life as We Know It (2010), P.S. I Love You (2007), No Reservations (2007), Change of Plans (2011), Dan in Real Life (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 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, romantic, funny, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, baby, parenthood, initially antagonists, adoption, orphan, godparent, babies and infants, responsibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 202K
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, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, love story, starting over, terminal illness, death, loss of spouse, family relations, grief, couples, dealing with death, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sweet, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cooking and food, chef, cooking, restaurant, initially antagonists, love, opposites attract, workplace situations, fall in love, aunt niece relationship, guardian, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, life turned upside down, family life, couple relations, disorder, family, orphan, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, parenthood, single father, romance, couple relations, family gatherings, parents and children, doubts and hesitations, brother brother relationship, wedding, newspaper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, rhode island, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ 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
Plot: pregnancy, childbirth, pregnant, pregnant woman, adoption, parents and children, pregnant wife, women, couple relations, babies and infants, romance, expectant father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 36K
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, friendship, initially antagonists, friends, family relations, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, brat, life turned upside down, city life, life is a bitch ...
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%
 6.1
 99K
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: humorous, sentimental, romantic, funny, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: male female friendship, pregnancy, single parent, best friends, couples, child birth, unfulfilled love, romance, childbirth, artificial insemination, lifestyle, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 301K
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, romantic, light, witty, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, boss and employee, happy ending, initially antagonists, fake marriage, love story, marriage of convenience, employer employee relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: pregnancy, mistaken identity, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, switching roles, dishonesty, family relations, couples, disorder, babies and infants, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family feud, marriage, eccentric family, adoption, comedy of errors, meet the parents, reunion, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 296K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: prostitute, rich man poor woman, opposites attract, love and romance, love story, cinderella story, romance, love, fall in love, social differences, shopping, rags to riches ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: feel good, romantic, modern day adaptation, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, bollywood, initially antagonists, culture clash, unlikely couple, jane austen, couple relations, class differences, love and romance, social differences, society, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, asia, europe, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 256K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, romantic, light, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, holiday, fall in love, couples, happy ending, looking for love, vacation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas party, snow, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 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, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, romance, high school, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, teenage love, family problems, young lovers, teenager, family relations, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 332K
50 First Dates (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, romance, wooing, love and romance, amnesia, power of love, painting, deja vu, selflessness, creativity, couples, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: romantic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: singleness, couple relations, romance, breakup, looking for love, love and romance, bar, women, fall in love, sex, drinking alcohol, drinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, society, looking for love, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, wedding, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, wedding preparations and rituals, parent child relationship, social awkwardness, parents and children, prejudice, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 44K
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: opposites attract, single parent, screwball, single father, one day, looking for love, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 13K
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
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couples, hopes, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 33K
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, nothing goes right, society, social differences, nightclub, lifestyle change, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: romantic, light, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, artificial insemination, love story, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 9K
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenager, romance, love and romance, youth, fall in love, looking for love, friendship, society, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: bet, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, wooing, love story, battle of the sexes, journalist, initially antagonists, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 102K
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, rivalry, women, event planner, romance, couple relations, female friendship, best friends, wedding ceremony, wedding planner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, fish out of water, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 26K
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
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, siblings relations, small town life, teenage life, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, single parent, couples, society, love and romance, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%