Movies like Sister Act

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Sister Act (1992)
 6.5
 98K
Sister Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Reno singer witnesses a mob murder and the cops stash her in a nunnery to protect her from the hitmen. The mother superior does not trust her, and takes steps to limit her influence on the other nuns. Eventually the singer rescues the failing choir and begins helping with community projects, which gets her an interview on TV.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, sweet, touching, realistic, semi serious, light, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: nun, convent, fish out of water, music, friendship, church choir, witness protection, singer, gangsters, women, murder witness, crimes, comedy of errors, disorder, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, disney, against the rules, murder, catholic church, sisters, friends, religious, dancing, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1968, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, las vegas, california, nevada

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Most similar movies to Sister Act

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and semi serious films with plots about friends, disorder, family, family relations, destiny, mentor and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Family and Music genres. Some movies like Sister Act: Nuns on the Run (1990), Connie and Carla (2004), The Country Bears (2002), The Trouble with Angels (1966), Larger Than Life (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover ...
Style: feel good, sexy, humorous, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: nun, teacher, hip hop, music, women, catholic school, high school life, teenager, religion, high school, school, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, nun, on the run, chase, priest, fish out of water, misfit, farce, convent, gender bending, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Connie and Carla (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After accidentally witnessing a mafia hit in the Windy City, gal pals Connie and Carla skip town for L.A., where they go way undercover as singers working the city's dinner theater circuit ... as drag queens. Now, it's not enough that they ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, gay, romance, performer's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, overnight success, mistaken identity, dishonesty, best friends, disorder, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Country Bears (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For Beary Barrington, The Country Bears' young #1 fan, fitting in with his all-too-human family is proving im-paws-ible. When he runs away to find Country Bear Hall and his heroes, he discovers the venue that made them famous is near ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, bear, family, music, save the day, musician's life, music band, rescue, fish out of water, friendship, self discovery, cheerleading ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Trouble with Angels (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Coming of age story for two girls, Mary Clancy and Rachel Devery, who find themselves as students at the St. Francis Academy, a catholic boarding school for girls. The story spans three years and follows the girls and their many pranks including ...
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, feel good, clever ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, nun, boarding school, school, friendship, orphan, family, high school, feminist, christian, christmas, adolescence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, friendship, adventure, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, fish out of water, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, ghost, goofy hero, disorder, redemption, misfit, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Leave It to Beaver (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, semi serious, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: family, when the parents are away, family relations, happy ending, family life, parents and children, prank, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, child as adult, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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3 Men and a Baby (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guy's girlfriends.
Style: light, funny, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: babies and infants, family, custody, fish out of water, farce, baby, fatherhood, abandoned baby, friendship, roommate, parents and children, life turned upside down ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
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Rhinestone (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a big-time country singer brags that she can turn anybody in to a country-singin' star, she's out to prove she can live up to her talk when she recruits a cab-driver as a country singer. He's scheduled to sing at a big-time NYC ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, music business, happy ending, odd couple, against the odds, artists and showbiz, musician's life, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, nightclub, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Prince and the Pauper: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern day telling of the Mark Twain classic, The Prince and the Pauper.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, rich and poor, mistaken identity, disorder, hidden identity, fish out of water, power relations, adventure, family, dishonesty, teenager, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.0
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Bratz (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The popular Bratz dolls come to life in their first live-action feature film. Finding themselves being pulled further and further apart, the fashionable four band together to fight peer pressure, learn what it means to stand up for your friends, be ...
Style: humorous, realistic, satirical, semi serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, fashion, teenage girl, teenager, friendship, female friendship, rich kid, lifestyle, love, cheerleading, talent show, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Savannah Smiles (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The young daughter of a politician runs away due to lack of attention. She hides in the car of two not too bright crooks who are slowly converted into parent figures as the police web closes down on the supposed kidnappers.
Style: sexy, touching, feel good, humorous, tear jerker ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: runaway, politician, family, youth, kidnapping, memory, little girl, on the run, hide and seek, transformation, childhood, kids and family ...
Time: 80s
Place: salt lake city utah, utah, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Fighting Temptations (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Fighting Temptations stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the film's protagonist as he attempts to revive a church choir in order to enter a gospel competition with the help of a beautiful lounge singer (Beyoncé Knowles) with whom he soon falls in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: church choir, small town, music, love story, music band, contests and competitions, ambition, disorder, last wish, friendship, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba, georgia, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from his father, college student Jake is lured home to New York for Christmas with the promise of receiving a classic Porsche as a gift. When the bullying football team dumps him in the desert in a Santa suit, Jake is left without ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, semi serious, reflective ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing ...
Plot: christmas, disney, college, adventure, desert, youth, family, comedy of errors, holiday, race against time, on the road, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, iowa, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.7
 178
Honey Girls (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mega pop star, Fancy G, hosts a contest to find the next big solo artist. But the young contestants realize they are "better together" and secretly form a band called Honey Girls and become a huge hit cloaked in mystery.
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: music, contests and competitions, music band, female singer, singing competition, moral dilemma, girlfriend, musician's life, contest, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, pop singer, singer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, parents and children, family life, religions or cults, unlikely couple, single parent, nothing goes right, love and romance, buddies, teaching the ways of the world, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Made in America (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial romance, high school, interracial relations, culture clash, romance, white male black female relationship, teenage girl, comedy of errors, single parent, sperm donor, self discovery, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Legally Blondes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Moving from England to California, the youngest cousins of Elle Woods must defend themselves when their schools reigning forces turn on the girls and try to frame them for a crime.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: twins, fashion, youth, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, high school life, fish out of water, friends, teenage girl, teenager, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, youth, comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, family, family relations, step siblings, disorder, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, golden retriever, dog, christmas, heist, crimes, family, friendship, disorder, talking dog, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Detroit Rock City (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's ...
Style: feel good, road movie, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, virginity, rock and roll, heavy metal, coming of age, friendship, road trip, runaway, stereotypes, family relations, high school, youth ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Old Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman ...
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: best friend, father son relationship, camp, disney, fish out of water, family, family relations, childhood, nothing goes right, friendship between men, business partner, parenting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, miami, tokyo, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mischievous children, family, children, problem child, prank, when the parents are away, runaway, childhood, neighbor, happy ending, nothing goes right, troublemaker ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a famous band called the Silver Boulders break up, Nat and Alex Wolff go into depression.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: youth, family life, family relations, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, siblings relations, buddies, family, lifestyle, music, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 946
Taking 5 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just when BFFs Gabby and Devon have a chance to get the hottest band to perform a free concert at Highland High, their plan goes up in smoke... literally. Desperate not to be labeled losers for life they resort to plan B: kidnap the band! Now ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, romantic, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, musician's life, youth, music band, love and romance, disorder, teenage life, lifestyle, performer's life, artists and showbiz, kidnapping, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Man of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: single parent, parents and children, mischievous children, disney, childhood, dysfunctional family, family, family relations, family problems, kids and family, opposites attract, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, school, disney, underdog, friendship, family, kids and family, happy ending, teenager, bullying, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: teenage girl, romance, disney, teenager, american abroad, friendship, youth, love and romance, family, high school, teenage life, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Three Stooges (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: farce, escapades, silly humor, nothing goes right, adventure, buddies, disorder, friends, goofy hero, save the day, three stooges, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%