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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Original name: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn't mean they don't have humanity in common.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, entertaining, light, sweet, melancholic, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cross dressing, gay, gender bending, friendship, gay slur, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, showbiz, ambition, contests and competitions, cross country, female impersonator, husband wife relationship, gays and lesbians, transformation, honest, family, road trip, friends, society, social relations, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london, australia

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Most similar movies to To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, runaway, mentor, culture clash, catastrophe and destiny mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar: Kinky Boots (2005), The Iron Ladies (2000), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), 10 Items or Less (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, gay, gay slur, female impersonator, desert, gender bending, cross dressing, on the road, bus, gays and lesbians, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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67%
 7.1
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Kinky Boots (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Charles Price may have grown up with his father in the family shoe business in Northampton, in central England, but he never thought that he would take his father's place. Yet, the untimely death of his father places him in that position, only ...
Style: touching, humorous, inspirational, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cabaret, small town, fashion, family business, fashion show, factory, cross dressing, unlikely partners, fish out of water, bankruptcy, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, milan italy, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Iron Ladies (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The two main characters, Mon and Jung, play two gay transvestites, who had been constantly overlooked by volleyball coaches because of their appearance. However, when a local team changes coaches, the new coach holds tryouts for a new team. When Mon ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: transvestite, transsexual, volleyball, transvestism, gay, coming out, gender bending, against the odds, injustice, youth, athlete's life, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hansel Schmidt, is a young East German boy, born and raised during the Cold War in communist East Berlin. In his 20s, he meets Luther Robinson, an older American soldier, who falls in love with Hansel and the two decide to marry, which will allow ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, sentimental, lyrical, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, singer, musician, betrayal, gender, gays and lesbians, gender bending, musician's life, self discovery, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, kansas, usa, europe, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, introspection, research, job interview, movie star, on the road, friends, stranger, celebrity culture, actor's life, shopping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, family relations, escapades, parenthood, beauty pageant, suicide attempt, journey, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, racism, sport, gambling, african american, contests and competitions, ambition, blacks and whites, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), debt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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4th Man Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Adam is your average working-class guy living in small-town America. He's an auto mechanic who spends his free time with his tight-knit band of bros, Chris, Nick and Ortu, with whom he does everything—poker, video games, shooting hoops, ...
Style: talky, light, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gay, coming out, friendship, dating, relationships, prejudice, women, fall in love, loneliness, family, happy ending, gay slur ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, on the road, high school, coming of age, teenage life, family problems, gay slur, female protagonist, reputation, virgin, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, california, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Manuela and Manuel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deep inside, Manuel has always been Manuela. Amidst her worst love crisis, Manuela reinvents herself as Manuel in order to pass as the fiancé of her best friend Coca - who is pregnant from a one-night stand and must face her conservative family. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hidden identity, friendship, wedding, transvestism, couples, disorder, best friends, gender bending, human nature, mistaken identity, love, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 6K
Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, celibacy, aids, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, destiny, family relations, couples, friends, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, hate crime, female impersonator, bittersweet, gay slur, dishonesty, romance, youth, love and romance, gender, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 88K
The Birdcage (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: senator, gay slur, gay, farce, cross dressing, politician, comedy of errors, disorder, gender, parents and children, family values, conservative ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles, miami beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 4K
Beautiful (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, beauty pageant, contests and competitions, blind ambition, underdog, family problems, pregnancy, child illness, parents and children, single parent, ambition, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, hopes, lifestyle, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 264K
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Loving but irresponsible dad Daniel Hillard, estranged from his exasperated spouse, is crushed by a court order allowing only weekly visits with his kids. When Daniel learns his ex needs a housekeeper, he gets the job -- disguised as an English ...
Style: feel good, light, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: family, cross dressing, comedy of errors, nanny, divorce, family relations, custody battle, hidden identity, kids and family, gender bending, parenthood, physical appearance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 14K
With Honors (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homeless, friendship, college, law school, graduation, college student, self discovery, human nature, ambition, youth, father son relationship, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 16K
Bottle Shock (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wine, vineyard, friendship, family business, ambition, escapades, intern, love affair, workplace, contests and competitions, boxing, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, california, usa, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 8K
Fandango (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, student life, young lovers, obsessive quest, on the road, buddies, love and romance, travel, skydiving, surprise party ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: austin texas, texas, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Just Like a Woman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerald is a smart, young, high-flying American banker. Everything is great until his wife finds another woman's underwear in their bedroom and subsequently throws him out. He finds lodgings with Monica, a recently divorced 50-year old ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: transvestism, transvestite, transsexual, friends, couples, farce, love affair, fall in love, gender bending, mysterious character, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives. Who is the mysterious Joanne and what's the real story behind ...
Style: talky, clever, emotional, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, illegitimate son, small town, friendship, friends, couples, bittersweet, strong female presence, innocence lost, couple relations, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), rehearsal, ballet, countryside, bittersweet, male nudity, gender, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
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The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, light, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workplace, mentor, workplace situations, office, friendship, life philosophy, elderly, unlikely friendships, fashion, family, computers and web, intern ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couples, friends, looking for love, human nature, singleness, couple relations, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 6K
Camp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, love triangle, artists and showbiz, rock, audition, teenage life, social relations, instructor, rehearsal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, ice hockey, championship, gay slur, mayor, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 22K
Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, small town, family relations, ambition, championship, social relations, blind ambition, adoption, mentor, satire, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay, gay interest, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, disorder, friends, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Living End (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey. Their motto: "Fuck the world".
Style: biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: gay, aids, hiv, friends, couples, love affair, on the road, friendship, on the run, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 7K
My Giant (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Billy Crystal plays a Hollywood agent who stumbles upon Max, a giant living in Romania, and tries to get him into the movies.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, tall man, monastery, showbiz, artists and showbiz, giant, unlikely friendships, destiny, relationship vs career, friends, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, usa, las vegas, europe, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%