Movies like The Sound of Music

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The Sound of Music (1965)
 8.0
 200K
The Sound of Music (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, serious, captivating, realistic, semi serious, uplifting, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: convent, nanny, nun, world war two, love and romance, opposites attract, party, family relations, singer, governess, newcomer, nazi occupation, novice, puppet show, fall in love, mischievous children, family, romance, youth, friends, parents and children, nazism, family life, dancer, family values ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: austria, europe, alps, germany

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Most similar movies to The Sound of Music

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, realistic, humorous and semi serious films with plots about family relations, love and romance, family, parents and children, couples, romance and destiny mostly in Family, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Sound of Music: Mary Poppins (1964), My Fair Lady (1964), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Star! (1968), Annie (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 155K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sound of Music Live! (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This new version of "The Sound of Music" will be a faithful adaptation of the original stage musical, to retell the story for a whole new generation. And more than that, it will be broadcast LIVE, adding a whole new level of immediacy and ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: convent, nun, teenage love, family life, fall in love, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, opposites attract, show tunes, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 1920s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 85K
My Fair Lady (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, opposites attract, high society, fall in love, love and romance, bet, fish out of water, culture clash, rise to the top, social differences, class differences, misogynist ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: anti semitism, judaism, village life, village, housewife, grudge, rabbi, arranged marriage, family relations, constable, milkman, tavern ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: ukraine, europe, russia, poland, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 2K
Star! (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Gertrude Lawrence rises to stage stardom at the cost of happiness.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: ambition, actor's life, singing, desire for fame, performer's life, hopes, lifestyle, best friends, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, love and romance, show tunes ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 39K
Annie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, adoption, mogul, locket, microphone, little girl, whistling, child's point of view, family, power relations, family relations, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., liverpool, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 921
Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, orphan, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, small town life, hopes, friends, family relations, small town, change of heart, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 396
Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, single parent, christmas, hopes, family life, parents and children, fall in love, tv show, wish come true, romance, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, children, starting over, family relations, large family, actress, crumbling marriage, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: single father, single parent, widower, wooing, family relations, romance, looking for love, starting over, love and romance, parents and children, love affair, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, large family, siblings relations, mischievous children, family relations, family life, parents and children, blended family, opposites attract, eccentric family, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Music Man (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night, pre-teens
Plot: small town, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, americana, racism, couples, romance, society, artists and showbiz, love and romance, clergy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Nanny Express (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With their mother dead, Emily and Ben torment their nannies to quit as fast as their father hires them. Till a nanny named Kate shows up and slowly wins Ben over. That's bad enough, but when her father and Kate start to fall in love, Emily sets ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, teenage life, family life, matchmaking, prank, family relations, disorder, nursing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 5K
Gypsy (1962)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: burlesque, stripper, showbiz, ambition, domineering mother, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rise to the top, family relations, couples, show tunes ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20th century, 20s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: family relations, friendship, romance, parents and children, family problems, single parent, buddies, love and romance, fall in love, custody, wedding, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Academy Award-honoree Peter O'Toole stars in this musical classic about a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl. O'Toole, who received his fourth Oscar-nomination for this ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, boarding school, teaching, love, teacher student relationship, school life, school teacher, music hall, forbidden love, boys' school, vacation, teachers and students ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 51K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family values, sisters, sister sister relationship, first love, couple relations, parent child relationship, family bonds, life changing experience, everyday life, parents and children, love and romance, women ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, paris france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, romance, death in the family, couple relations, optimism, couples, wartime life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, love and romance, battle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: parents and children, twins, family relations, single parent, family life, summer camp, mischievous children, family, summer, prank, love and romance, lookalikes ...
Time: year 1961
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, journalism, youth, power relations, parents and children, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens
Plot: children, family life, adoption, sisters, love and romance, siblings relations, couple relations, fall in love, single parent, childhood, doctors, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 20K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, orphan, summer camp, single parent, fall in love, children, social worker, adoption, switching roles, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vineyard, love, family relations, post war, love and romance, parents and children, estate, happy ending, romance, homecoming, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, governess, love and romance, reunion, hopes, parents and children, fall in love, couple relations, couples, estate, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 90s, victorian era, 1840s ...
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, ambition, family relations, couples, love and romance, family, christmas movie, holiday, singing, small town, church choir, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 812
Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, dog, pets, single parent, hopes, couples, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Singing Nun (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Belgian nun, Sister Ann is sent to another order where she's at first committed to helping troubled souls like, Nichole and little Dominic. When Father Clementi hears Sister Ann's uplifting singing style, he takes her to a talent ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: convent, scooter, nun, clergy, performer's life, showbiz, world, human spirit, introspection, friends, religions or cults, ambition ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, belgium, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Follow Me, Boys! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy scout, small town, family relations, world war two, rescue, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, reunion, homecoming, americana, self discovery, siblings relations ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other ...
Style: feel good, light, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, royal family, love and romance, fish out of water, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, wooing, coronation, heir to the throne, friendship, royal court, fictional country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 6K
Cinderella (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, teens, date night, family outing, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, couples, true love, family, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, romance, master and servant, imaginary, show tunes, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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