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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, father daughter relationship, family values, family relations, christmas, village, train, teacher, magician, cosmonaut, television, brawl, middle aged woman, mistaken identity, poem, boyfriend, champagne, tv

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sincere, realistic and feel good films with plots about family relations, parents and children, love and romance, father daughter relationship, couple relations, couples and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Sympathy Seeker: The Irony of Fate. The Sequel (2007), Little Italy (2018), One Small Problem (2020), Letters to Santa 3 (2017), Letters to Santa (2011). 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, new year, family relations, couples, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, love and romance, romance, 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?
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Plot: family, love and romance, rivalry, couple relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, romance, fall in love, family relations, friendship, father son relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary
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One Small Problem (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The love of his life hates kids. So when his 9-year-old daughter suggests she pretend to be his sister... what could go wrong?
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, satirical
Plot: lie, male female relationship, relationship problems, father daughter relationship, father and daughter, love and romance, deception, family problems, relationships, couple relations, love affair, parents and children ...
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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: sincere, feel good, sweet, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: christmas, family relations, multiple storylines, couple relations, looking for love, reconciliation, love story, lifestyle, happy ending, husband wife relationship, hopes, father son relationship ...
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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, disturbing, captivating, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: orphan, coming out, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, reconciliation, love story, christmas, family relations, radio announcer, love and romance, relationships, christmas wish ...
Place: warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sweet, sincere, humorous
Plot: father daughter reunion, miser, greed, daughter, family, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, male female relationship, social relations, family problems ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: feel good, light, entertaining, sincere, romantic
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, christmas season, love and romance, family relations, sister sister relationship, gift, friendship, painter, christmas spirit, wealth, destiny ...
Place: new york
⇓ 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, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, jealousy, couple relations, domineering mother, family disapproval, mortician, little boy, mama's boy, relationships, american football ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, ireland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Our Sister Mambo (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
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, interracial relations, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, relationships, sisters, family, sister, problem solving, dysfunctional family ...
Place: singapore, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hairdresser, romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, beauty salon, disorder, farce, mistaken identity, fan, love letter, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Christmas Together (2020)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: sweet, entertaining, romantic, atmospheric
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, teacher, bittersweet, friendship, love and romance, unlikely couple, family relations, parent child relationship, christmas eve, unfulfillment, christmas season ...
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, light, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, parents and children, transformation, youth, wooing, social relations, escapades, meet the parents, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, feel good, humorous, romantic, touching
Plot: parents and children, looking for love, female protagonist, friendship, love affair, fall in love, vacation, father daughter relationship, love and romance, family relations, black woman, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sentimental, touching, romantic, sincere
Plot: winter, witch, village, night, blacksmith, love, russian empire, demon, countryside, destiny, society, pride ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, russia, st. petersburg russia
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark, France, Norway, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Undertaking Betty (2002)
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Country: UK, USA, Germany
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Like Father (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few ...
Style: sincere, sweet, light, touching, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
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No Kids (2015)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, psychological, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Holiday Rush (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his sudden firing, a popular radio DJ moves in with his aunt, bringing along his four spoiled children, and a plan to return to the airwaves.
Style: entertaining, touching, sincere, feel good
Plot: family relations, riches to rags, family man, happy ending, christmas, hopes, parents and children, society, male female relationship, friends, love and romance, african american family ...
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29%
Three Kids and a Dad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rafael is thirty years old, divorced and father of three children. His love life is complicated by the single fact of being a single father by threefold. Become almost a serial boyfriend, his young conquests are not willing to take responsibility, ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
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29%
Love Under the Stars (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Young at heart graduate student Becca strikes up an unlikely friendship with Emily, a quiet girl who recently lost her mother. With every passing play date chaperoned by Emily's father, Becca helps Emily come out of her shell and cope with her ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating, humorous
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Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Madly in Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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29%
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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, christmas spirit, romance, christmas eve, snow, lgbt, small town life, teenage love, saving christmas, social relations, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere
Plot: family relations, youth, coming of age, leaving home, fish out of water, parents and children, innocence lost, city life, teenage life, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
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Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, homecoming, couples, family in crisis, siblings relations, couple relations, christmas dinner, priest, winter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, eccentric family, looking for love, family life, parents and children, relationship vs career, sister sister relationship, family relations, retirement, widower, eccentricity, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, wedding, family relations, fish out of water, countryside, orphan, couples, gem, disorder, fall in love, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Almost Charming (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about Jean-Marc who is a convinced bachelor and also very busy. So busy that he almost missed his own daughters wedding ceremony...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, parents and children, self discovery, nothing goes right, love and romance, opposites attract, disorder, family relations, fall in love, character change, lifestyle change, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: captivating, sincere, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, parents and children, family life, family, friendship, society, adventure, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, strong female presence, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
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