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Sympathy Seeker (1997)
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Sympathy Seeker (1997)
Original name: Сирота казанская
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A Christmas story, almost a fairy tale. An ordinary Russian girl brought up without a father could not even think that one fine day she would find him. And who could suppose that three "fathers" at once would pretend to the role?
Style: atmospheric, sincere, compassionate
Plot: search for father, orphan, new year, winter, father daughter reunion, parents and children, destiny, family values, father daughter relationship, family relations, christmas, village, teacher, cosmonaut, magician, train, television, brawl, champagne, mistaken identity, boyfriend, middle aged woman, poem, tv

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, sincere and semi serious films with plots about family relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations and father daughter relationship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Sympathy Seeker: The Irony of Fate. The Sequel (2007), Little Italy (2018), Letters to Santa (2011), Letters to Santa 3 (2017), 12 Gifts of Christmas (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Irony of Fate. The Sequel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zhenya and Nadya go their separate ways. Nadya stuck with her bureaucrat boyfriend, married him and had a daughter, also called Nadya. Zhenya married and had a son, Konstantin. Both later divorced. More than 30 years later, Konstantin ends up drunk ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, new year, love and romance, family relations, couples, romance, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, love, winter, fall in love, female stockinged legs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Little Italy (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former childhood pals Leo and Nikki are attracted to each other as adults—but will their feuding parents' rival pizzerias put a chill on their sizzling romance?
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, light, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, rivalry, food, youth, couple relations, family, parents and children, brawl, father daughter relationship, family relations, love, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
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Letters to Santa (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A romantic comedy set on Christmas Eve in Warsaw and centered around a series of characters.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: christmas movie, orphan, reconciliation, love story, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, coming out, christmas, shopping mall, thief, santa claus, family relations ...
Place: warsaw poland
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Letters to Santa 3 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Centered around a group of individuals, who come to experience magical moments over the course of one day. Full of the power of family, love and the spirit of forgiveness. Each individual comes to realize that Christmas, more than any other time of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sweet, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, multiple storylines, family relations, couple relations, hopes, santa claus, love story, looking for love, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, happy ending, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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12 Gifts of Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Anna Parisi, an unemployed fine arts painter, is unable to make ends meet, she is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc, an uptight corporate exec. As they begin working together, Marc learns that Christmas giving has less to ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, sincere, romantic
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, love and romance, gift, christmas spirit, wealth, sister sister relationship, family relations, friendship, christmas season, destiny, painter ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
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Let It Snow (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a huge blizzard (that doesn't show signs of stopping) hits, Gracetown is completely snowed in. But even though it's cold outside, things are heating up inside, proving that Christmas is magical when it comes to love.
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas spirit, christmas, romance, snow, lgbt, destiny, society, love, winter, pig, lesbian interest, multiple storylines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Penny Pincher! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: François Gautier is stingy! Saving puts the joy, it causes pay sweats. His life is set for the sole purpose of never spend anything. A life that will switch in one day: he falls in love and discovers he has a daughter he did not know existed. ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, sweet, humorous
Plot: greed, daughter, family, parents and children, family relations, father daughter reunion, miser, social relations, lifestyle, dishonesty, family problems, male female relationship ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Only the Lonely (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Danny Muldoon, a Chicago policeman, still lives with his overbearing mother Rose. He meets and falls in love with Theresa Luna , whose father owns the local funeral parlour. Naturally, his mother objects to the relationship, and Danny and Theresa ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, jealousy, couple relations, mama's boy, domineering mother, family disapproval, mortician, little boy, relationships, family drama ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, ireland, california
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Our Sister Mambo (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Singapore
Story: Loosely based on 1957's "Our Sister Hedy" and 1961's "The Greatest Civil War on Earth", this romantic comedy follows the Wong household, where the father acts as the glue that holds everyone together while Mambo, the ...
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, sibling rivalry, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, interracial relations, divorced divorcee, father daughter relationship, relationships, sisters, family, problem solving, sister ...
Place: southeast asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Beautiful Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her widowed mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hairdresser, romance, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, disorder, beauty salon, farce, mistaken identity, fan, love letter, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Love Jacked (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maya, a headstrong 28-year-old with artistic ambitions – a strong contrast to what her father Ed wants: a dutiful daughter to run the family store. Ed is shocked when Maya takes her assertions of independence a step further and decides to travel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, romantic, touching, feel good
Plot: looking for love, parents and children, african american protagonist, female protagonist, romance, love affair, black woman, vacation, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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She Smiles, She’s Snared! (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: On the eve of Nikhil and Karishma’s engagement, Karishma’s wealthy father, Devesh Solanki, expresses his disapproval, believing Nikhil to be a lackadaisical young man. With one week to prove himself worthy to marry Karishma, Nikhil and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, bollywood, parents and children, youth, transformation, wooing, escapades, social relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Night Before Christmas (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Funny story about how on Christmas Eve in the Ukrainian village of beguiled the devil and how mighty Vakula managed to overcome evil spirits, and to take his bride to the king's slippers. A screen adaptation of Nikolai Gogol "The Night ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: winter, village, witch, blacksmith, love, night, demon, proposal, couple relations, pride and honor, wooing, pride ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
101 Reykjavík (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark, France, Norway, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he stands back from commitment. His mother's Spanish ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sexy, sexual, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Undertaking Betty (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: sincere, humorous, romantic, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Romance
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: A brokenhearted New York painter, Ava, and a West Coast widower, Mason, have their lives collide when Mason’s young daughter, Mia, rents out his guest house to Ava for Christmas, without her dad's knowledge, in an attempt to convince her dad ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madly in Love (2013)
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Duration: 92 min.
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
It's a Jungle Out There (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Anna, 17 years old, is happy to throw her first big birthday party without her parents, but some of her guests are so stoned that they leave a big chaos and, even worse, destroy the favorite record of Anna's father. After the return of her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous
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Prince (Almost) Charming (2013)
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Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Style: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
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Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the satirical British novel, Flora Poste, a plucky London society girl orphaned at age 19, finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and some encouragement ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
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28%
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Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Vera and Tim are successful young professionals. Everything changes one night when Tim hits a young Kalmyk immigrant to Moscow, Uloomji, with his car. The two men begin a affair while Vera struggles to comprehend their bond and her boyfriend's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, sexy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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27%
Dear Secret Santa (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Beverly Hills banker/workaholic Jennifer comes home to her small Northern California town just before Christmas when her dad, Ted, takes a bad fall while putting up decorations. While home, Jenny begins getting romantic Christmas cards from an ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural romance, family relations, parents and children, supernatural, love and romance, romance, imaginary, small town, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Twenty years after their initial war-time visit three U.S. servicemen hold a reunion at an Italian village. They all have fond memories, especially of local girl Carla. But she has been telling each of them that they are the father of her daughter ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, reunion, farce, couple relations, comedy of errors, cons and scams, village, oldies, parents and children, couples, disorder, meet the parents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Cake (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A travel writer improves her love life when she becomes an editor for her father's wedding magazine.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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You Should Meet My Son! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about a conservative Southern mom who discovers that her only son is gay. Determined that he won’t go through life alone and miserable, she sets out to find him the perfect husband!
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
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Place: alabama, birmingham alabama, southern usa
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