Movies like Sister Act

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Sister Act (1992)
 6.4
 91K
Sister Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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, exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sweet, touching, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nun, fish out of water, convent, friendship, witness protection, music, murder witness, church choir, crimes, comedy of errors, dishonesty, disorder, witnessing a crime, against the rules, catholic church, singer, murder, concert, mother superior, friends, misfit, clergy, performer's life, rebellion, blues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1968, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, nevada, las vegas

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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 entertaining films with plots about disorder, family, destiny, catastrophe, fantasy world, adaptation and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Crime and Family genres. Some movies like Sister Act: Nuns on the Run (1990), Burglar (1987), Cop and a Half (1993), The Country Bears (2002), Connie and Carla (2004). 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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: hip hop, catholic school, convent, ambition, underdog, misfit, mother superior, nun, high school life, music, singing, music band ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, las vegas
⇓ 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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, on the run, fish out of water, misfit, nun, chase, gender bending, farce, convent, priest, hidden identity, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, crimes, false accusation, disorder, nothing goes right, protagonist as suspect, partners, odd couple, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: murder, partners against crime, odd couple, crimes, witnessing a crime, children, police investigation, fighting crime, friendship, undercover, police, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, feel good, not serious, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: bear, family, music, reunion, fish out of water, musician's life, music band, save the day, rescue, friendship, self discovery, disney ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ 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, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cross dressing, hidden identity, performer's life, lifestyle, overnight success, romance, gender bending, best friends, dishonesty, comedy of errors, wrong place wrong time, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, monk, small town, disorder, clergy, buddies, on the run, crime, crimes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 10K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: white house, bodyguard, usa president, friendship, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, secret agent, secret agents, shopping mall, school dance, boxing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: school, underdog, mischievous children, friendship, family, parents and children, disorder, family relations, vengeance, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 2.9
 5K
Marci X (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Jewish-American Princess is forced to take control of a hard-core hip-hop record label and tries to rein the one of the label's most controversial rappers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, controversial, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hip hop, interracial relations, lifestyle, opposites attract, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, tv show, media, music, showbiz, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: touching, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, prank, nun, high school life, convent, family, high school, orphan, troublemaker, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Witless Protection (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story centers on a small-town sheriff who witnesses what he believes is a kidnapping and rushes to rescue a woman. The kidnappers turn out to be FBI agents assigned to protect her and deliver her to a big Enron-type corruption trial in Chicago ...
Style: humorous, exciting, idiotic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, woman in danger, hidden identity, on the run, goofy hero, crime, crimes, witnessing a crime, danger, law enforcement, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 19K
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, witness protection, fbi, hitman, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, hidden identity, small town life, district attorney, small town, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.5
 34K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: media, music band, music, bus, desire for fame, performer's life, friendship, celebrity culture, on the road, paparazzi, disorder, concert ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: heist, family, parents and children, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, going straight, dishonesty, single parent, family life, crime gone awry, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 68K
Be Cool (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music exec on the way.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: widow, music business, cons and scams, musician's life, crimes, crime, gangsters, russian mafia, recording studio, nightclub, pawnshop, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, adventure, animal life, animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 9K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, friendship, fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, vengeance, hostages, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 5.4
 9K
See Spot Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, family, pets, goofy hero, crime gone awry, friendship, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, hidden identity, fish out of water, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, fish out of water, haunted by the past, goofy hero, disorder, redemption, misfit, ghost, santa claus, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghetto, street gang, fish out of water, disorder, family relations, partners, crime, crimes, gang, gangsters, hip hop, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, partners, boss and employee, crimes, buddies, gangsters, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Princess and the Pony (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sheltered young princess is sent to live with relatives in America, where she befriends a pony held captive by a shady carnival owner.
Style: captivating, sincere, light, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, family relations, fish out of water, youth, danger, disorder, carnival, kidnapping, castle, pony, heroine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the teenager Mary Elizabeth Steppe, a.k.a. Lola, moves with her mother and two younger twin sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world ended. While in school, the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fish out of water, rivalry, mother daughter relationship, romance, family relations, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, coming of age, showbiz, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 7K
Madeline (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic at solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. The biggest problem comes up when Lord Covington ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: children, amateur detective, school, rescue, orphan, kidnapping, hospital, family relations, adventure, family, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Meet the Mobsters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Down-and-out lounge singer Johnny Slade is hired by a mystery man to open a hot new club, the catch being he's given a new--and terrible--song to sing each night. Noticing that whenever he sings one a new crime is committed, Johnny gradually ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, ambition, mistaken identity, introspection, moral dilemma, disorder, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, crimes, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 21K
Curly Sue (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: orphan, little girl, family, single father, homeless, daughter, cons and scams, rich and poor, urban, children, friendship, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, dishonesty, fall in love, comedy of errors, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, kansas city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper (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: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rich and poor, mistaken identity, disorder, youth, dishonesty, hidden identity, fish out of water, adventure, family, power relations, urban, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.5
 109K
Home Alone 3 (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try break into his house to get it back.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: home alone, burglar, little boy, home invasion, family, christmas, farce, espionage, crime gone awry, prank, crimes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, san francisco, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%