Movies like Son in Law

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Son in Law (1993)
 5.8
 20K
Son in Law (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Country girl Rebecca has spent most of her life on a farm in South Dakota, and, when she goes away to college in Los Angeles, Rebecca immediately feels out of place in the daunting urban setting. She is befriended by a savvy party animal named Crawl, who convinces the ambivalent Rebecca to stay in the city. When Thanksgiving break rolls around, Rebecca, no longer an innocent farm girl, invites Crawl back to South Dakota, where he pretends to be her fiancé.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, entertaining, sexy, light, melancholic, realistic, not serious, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: college, fish out of water, culture clash, unlikely couple, romance, thanksgiving, engagement, farm, justice, opposites attract, countryside, disorder, goofy hero, student life, fall in love, deception, escapades, school, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, catastrophe, teenager, natural disaster, women, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, south dakota

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and romantic films with plots about romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, culture clash, catastrophe and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Son in Law: Mr. Deeds (2002), Career Opportunities (1991), Overnight Delivery (1998), Boys and Girls (2000), Lost & Found (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr. Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: inheritance, justice, opposites attract, love and romance, rags to riches, small town, fish out of water, happy ending, greed, butler, rise to the top, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Career Opportunities (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, forbidden love, crimes, couples, fall in love, teenage love, goofy hero, romance, misfit, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
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Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: on the road, romance, college, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, unlikely couple, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, california
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 5.4
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Boys and Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ryan and Jennifer are opposites who definitely do not attract. At least that's what they always believed. When they met as twelve-year-olds, they disliked one another. When they met again as teenagers, they loathed each other. But when they ...
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: college, fall in love, young lovers, friendship, teenager, opposites attract, love and romance, teenage love, youth, lovers, couples, singleness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles
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Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, dog, neighbor, happy ending, justice, love story, buddies, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, talky, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, mistress, betrayal, romance, deception, love and romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, ireland, europe ...
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Blast from the Past (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: opposites attract, bunker, cold war, romance, underground bunker, father son relationship, fish out of water, love story, family, happy ending, fall in love, bomb shelter ...
Time: 60s, future, 90s, 20th century, year 1962 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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100%
 6.3
 37K
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: small town, small town life, fish out of water, romance, hospital, community service, love, misfit, medical, car accident, doctor, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
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 6.0
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Senseless (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option.
Style: humorous, funny, parody, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, college, ambition, culture clash, mentor, stereotypes, family, creativity, nothing goes right, goofy hero, experiment gone awry, talking about masturbation ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, manipulation, wedding, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, destiny, happy ending, workplace romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 36K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, pregnancy, culture clash, wedding, love, couples, love affair, society, nothing goes right, social differences, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, new york, nevada, san francisco ...
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 7.0
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The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
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Straight Talk (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
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Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 25K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
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Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
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French Kiss (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
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The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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42%
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Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sexy, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
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42%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 83 min.
Story: To inherit a million dollars, an egotistical man must find the women he's betrayed and convince them to forgive him.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, talky
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: disorder, unlikely couple, law enforcement, fall in love, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, romance, mission, chase, misfit, fish out of water ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 16K
King Ralph (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night
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41%
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First Daughter (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Samantha MacKenzie, the daughter of the president of the United States, arrives at college with a group of Secret Service agents. Samantha, however, resents their presence and decides she wants to attend school just like a normal student. Her father ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
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41%
Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, romance, fall in love, single father, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, life philosophy, marriage, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, england, los angeles, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 15K
Down to You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, college, romance, teenager, friendship, college life, couple relations, love affair, youth, lifestyle, women, cheerleading ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nerdy high schooler Ronald Miller rescues cheerleader Cindy Mancini from parental punishment after she accidentally destroys her mother's designer clothes. Ronald agrees to pay for the $1,000 outfit on one condition: that she will act as though ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night ...
Plot: high school, opposites attract, teenager, friendship, nerd, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cheerleading, youth, popularity, dream girl, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: tucson arizona, new jersey, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
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The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love story, happy ending, initially antagonists, opposites attract, relationships, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, fake marriage, boss and employee, pretend relationship, marriage of convenience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%