Movies like Splash

If you like "Splash" you are looking for feel good, sentimental and touching movies about / with mermaid, rescue, fall in love, fish out of water, romance, scientist and impossible love themes of Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genre shot in USA.
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Splash (1984)
 6.3
 76K
Splash (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet, sexy, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: mermaid, rescue, fall in love, fish out of water, romance, scientist, impossible love, couples, disorder, longing, transformation, drowning, love and romance, cinderella story, bachelor, true love, misfit, hopes, unlikely couple, experimenting, disney, love, happy ending, fish, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california

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Most similar movies to Splash

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and romantic films with plots about romance, destiny, love and romance, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue and happy ending mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Splash: Mannequin (1987), You've Got Mail (1998), Kate & Leopold (2001), Big (1988), 13 Going on 30 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 32K
Mannequin (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chase, reincarnation, down on your luck, lovers on the run, department store, mannequin, romance, store, afterlife, fish out of water, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 209K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, happy ending, unlikely couple, love, hidden identity, online dating, destiny, boyfriend, bookstore, platonic, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 84K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, fall in love, supernatural romance, love story, dating, time traveler, couple relations, disorder, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 21st century, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 216K
Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: body swapping, child as adult, wish fulfillment, toys, adolescence, fish out of water, toy maker, child's point of view, adulthood, longing, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 186K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, youth, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, love and romance, fashion, wish come true, desire, magazine editor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 13K
Chances Are (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, reincarnation, ghost, dysfunctional family, heaven, romance, destiny, unlikely couple, resurrection, family relations, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., yale university, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: romantic, humorous, sentimental, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: ghost, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, supernatural romance, psychic, impossible love, waking up from a coma, afterlife, opposites attract, coma, romance, workaholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 2K
Fishtales (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Greek History Professor & his daughter travel to a Greek Island for one last chance to finish his thesis on ancient love spells before he loses his research grant. His daughter attempts to match her father with the local women without ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: mermaid, impossible love, fall in love, one last chance, romance, couples, unlikely couple, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, looking for love, widower, father daughter relationship ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, best friend, brooklyn bridge, roommate, looking for love, fall in love, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, singleness, self discovery, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Woman in Red (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a happily married family man, who would never consider an affair, meets a beautiful woman in red, he is totally infatuated and desperate to make her acquaintance. However, as he tries out various schemes to sneak out to meet her, he realizes ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, obsession, adultery, love triangle, betrayal, romance, love and romance, farce, goofy hero, midlife crisis, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 11K
Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, opposites attract, law enforcement, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, jealousy, couple relations, domineering mother, family disapproval, mortician, little boy, mama's boy, relationships, american football ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, ireland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 316K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, prostitute, rich man poor woman, love and romance, love story, cinderella story, fall in love, romance, love, social differences, millionaire, shopping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 22K
Only You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley," but she has yet to meet him. Preparing to settle down and marry a foot doctor, Faith impulsively flies to Venice when it seems that she ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, destiny, love triangle, true love, disorder, romance, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 103K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, funny, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, initially antagonists, opposites attract, couples, irish, countryside, road trip, beautiful scenery, proposal, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, wales, boston, dublin ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prince Charming (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella story, adventure, curses spells and rituals, time travel, destiny, royal family, love and romance, disorder, romance, opposites attract, wooing, family ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 45K
Roxanne (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sitcom, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, love letter, romance, wooing, physical appearance, fall in love, hidden identity, dishonesty, rivalry, small town, true love, deception ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: movie star, romance, daydreamer, fall in love, unlikely couple, fish out of water, real world, couples, life turned upside down, dull life, disorder, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1935
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where her powers tend to influence everyone she meets while working in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: supernatural, clairvoyant, romance, love, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, true love, fall in love, butcher, magic, couples ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Simply Irresistible (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, chef, love, department store, crab, romance, cooking and food, couples, friends, disorder, family relations, opposites attract ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Date with an Angel (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Aspiring composer Jim Sanders is engaged to spoiled rich girl Patty. But the morning after his bachelor party, Jim wakes up to discover a beautiful, broken-winged angel in his pool. When everyone finds out about his heavenly houseguest, Jim must ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fish out of water, odd couple, romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, rescue, supernatural, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, eccentric family, hopes, dream, disorder, self discovery, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Made in Heaven (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A romantic, occasionally funny, drama about two souls who consummate their marriage literally in "Heaven". Mike Shea, in his first life dies as a young man performing a heroic rescue. Shortly after arriving in "Heaven" he meets a ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, heaven, fall in love, romance, destiny, fish out of water, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, couples, love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.8
 112K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, fall in love, coincidence, looking for love, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfilled love, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, eligible bachelor, thirtysomething life, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 57K
Just My Luck (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: luck, fall in love, destiny, bad luck, masquerade, love and romance, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, romance, shopping, love story, superstition ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, looking for love, love story, unlikely couple, couples, disorder, hidden identity, gigolo ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, loneliness, single parent, happy ending, radio, looking for love, life, platonic, christmas party, love and romance, romance, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: church choir, christmas, hopes, angel, reverend, gospel, family, romance, family life, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 10K
Woman on Top (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set to the intoxicating rhythms of Brazil, "Woman on Top" is a spicy, sexy comedy about the magic of food, love and music. Meet Isabella, a sultry enchantress born with the special gift of melting the palates and hearts of men everywhere. ...
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: tv show, romance, breakup, cooking and food, starting over, couples, strong female presence, sexual content, love and romance, lifestyle, media, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, san francisco, usa, latin america, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%