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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, village, teacher, cosmonaut, magician, train, 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, semi serious and sincere films with plots about family relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, romance, father daughter relationship and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Sympathy Seeker: The Irony of Fate. The Sequel (2007), Little Italy (2018), Penny Pincher! (2016), Letters to Santa (2011), Beautiful Lies (2010). 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, new year, love and romance, family relations, couples, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, fall in love, romance, female stockinged legs, love, pantyhose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 10K
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, romantic, light ...
Plot: love and romance, food, youth, couple relations, family, rivalry, parents and children, pizza
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: light, feel good, sweet, sincere, humorous
Plot: greed, daughter, parents and children, family relations, family, father daughter reunion, miser, family problems, social relations, dishonesty, male female relationship, lifestyle ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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
Plot: orphan, christmas movie, reconciliation, love story, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, coming out, christmas, restaurant, thief, santa claus, family relations ...
Place: warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, beauty salon, farce, mistaken identity, disorder, love letter, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, family disapproval, domineering mother, mortician, little boy, relationships, family drama ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, ireland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 16K
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, christmas spirit, lgbt, society, romance, destiny, love, winter, pig, lesbian interest, snowstorm, church ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Undertaking Betty (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A politician's wife and the mortician who has secretly loved her for years plan to fake her death so they can run away together.
Style: sincere, humorous, romantic, dark humor, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, family relations, starting over, love and romance, lovers reunited, friendship, small town, family business, parents and children, infidelity, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, village, farce, cons and scams, haunted by the past, dishonesty, single parent, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, meet the parents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ...
Plot: porn, lesbian, love triangle, family problems, life turned upside down, eccentric family, love affair, living with parents, family relations, lesbian relationship, new year, coming out ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, light, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: bollywood, love and romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, romance, parents and children, transformation, youth, wooing, escapades, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Sweeter Side of Life (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pampered Manhattan housewife Desiree Harper has it all. That is until her husband unexpectedly dumps her for his acupuncturist. Faced with an airtight prenup, Desiree reluctantly lands a job making cupcakes at her father's bakery in Flemington, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, homecoming, starting over, couples, looking for love, family relations, couple relations, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, misfit, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 933
Madly in Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film focuses on the tumultuous romance in the lives of four women in The Hague. Teenage daughter Eva, her mother Judith, aunt Barbara and older sister Anna make it under one roof Hague together a nice game of. They are beautiful, courageous and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, battle of the sexes, looking for love, couple relations, parents and children, looking for sex, fall in love, family life, family relations, youth, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Prince (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: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, opposites attract, nothing goes right, love and romance, parents and children, on the road, self discovery, family relations, fall in love, older man younger woman relationship, character change, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, sincere, humorous
Plot: coming of age, youth, family relations, leaving home, bittersweet, teenage life, urban, parents and children, fish out of water, city life, innocence lost, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere
Plot: winter, village, witch, blacksmith, night, love, demon, pride, proposal, society, couple relations, wooing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay relationship, family relations, gay couple, youth, love and romance, couples, frame up, teenage life, parents and children, couple relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, wedding, family relations, orphan, fish out of water, countryside, starting over, couple relations, social differences, family life, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 882
You I Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, sexual ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 4K
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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, looking for love, love affair, opposites attract, romance, wedding, wooing, parents and children, workplace romance, family relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 40K
Guess Who (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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People Places Things (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist balancing being a parent to his young twin daughters and teaching a classroom full of college students, all the while trying to navigate the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who ...
Style: touching, humorous, sweet, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, artists and showbiz, loneliness, friendship, father daughter relationship, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new zealand, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 4K
Tramps (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young man and woman find love in an unlikely place while carrying out a shady deal.
Style: sincere, humorous, feel good, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, briefcase, destiny, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, couples, society, hopes, friendship, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 225
Meeting Daddy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, love affair, eccentric family, fish out of water, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, couples, breakup, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, georgia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 20K
Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, parents and children, high society, eccentric family, manipulations, mind game, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, manipulation, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Despite Everything (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Sara, Lucía, Sofía and Claudia are sisters, 4 modern women with very different personalities, who come together at their mother's funeral, after which they discover the man they've all called "dad" throughout their lives is not ...
Style: captivating, feel good, realistic, humorous, funny
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: search for father, sisters, funeral, family relations, unknown father, family secrets, family secret, friendship, parents and children, family, disorder, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Echoes of the Rainbow (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Told through the eyes of sticky-fingered eight-year-old boy Big Ears, Echoes of the Rainbow takes place in a close-knit grassroots community in 1960s Hong Kong. Big Ears' mother and father run the neighborhood shoe store, and his older brother ...
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic, gloomy
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mr. Stein Goes Online (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pierre, widowed and retired, has not been out of his house for two years. He discovers the joys of the internet thanks to Alex, a young man hired by his daughter to teach him the basics of computer science. On a meeting place, a charming young ...
Style: humorous, sincere, light, touching, feel good
Plot: internet, online dating, older man young girl relationship, pretending to be someone else, widower, father daughter relationship, romantic triangle, loneliness, age difference, fall in love, falling in love, kiss
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%