Movies like Uptown Girls

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Uptown Girls (2003)
 6.1
 32K
Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while teaching Ray how to be a child.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, sweet, sad, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: nanny, friendship, youth, coming of age, life is a bitch, family relations, disorder, city life, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, life turned upside down, friends, lifestyle, shopping, embezzlement, eviction, coma, fish out of water, urban, parents and children, adulthood, initially antagonists, schoolyard fight, maturity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Uptown Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about friendship, coming of age, love and romance, dialogue, mentor, friends and catastrophe mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Uptown Girls: Raising Helen (2004), Wild Child (2008), Say When (2014), What a Girl Wants (2003), The Nanny Diaries (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.0
 33K
Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: adoption, custody, parents and children, love and romance, fish out of water, couple relations, orphan, hopes, society, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 43K
Wild Child (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn't coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, boarding school, school, teenage life, boarding school life, teenage love, prank, teenager, fish out of water, love and romance, girls' boarding school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 37K
Say When (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Overeducated and underemployed, 28 year old Megan is in the throes of a quarterlife crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, coming of age, unlikely couple, parent child relationship, life turned upside down, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, single father, youth, runaway, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, daughter, fish out of water, hopes, love and romance, teen angst, couples, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, best friends, school, wooing, high school life, couples, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, female friendship, reunion, romance, best friends, young adult, summer vacation, friends, self discovery, looking for love, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, rhode island, turkey, alabama, yale university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nanny Diaries (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.
Style: sentimental, humorous, sweet, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, little boy, obnoxious boss, relationship vs career, dysfunctional family, social differences, love and romance, marital problem, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Very Good Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: first sex, love triangle, friendship, best friends, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, youth, friends, wooing, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, singer, african american, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, urban, twentysomething life, fall in love, city life, writer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Natalie allows her classmate Jeff, who ran away from home after a fight with his stepfather, to stay at her place while her father is away on a business trip. Natalie soon starts dating Jeff's friend James Casey, who isn't as faithful as ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, teenager, love triangle, coming of age, teenage love, romance, teenage life, when the parents are away, love and romance, youth, friends, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friends, coming of age, friendship, teenager, best friends, cancer, teenage life, youth, high school life, family relations, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Something Borrowed (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friends, cheating, birthday, wedding, best friend, lawyer, romance, friendship, drugs/alcohol, best friends, love and romance, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: realistic, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, best friends, parents and children, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 50K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, romantic, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, high school, coming of age, friendship, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 8K
Metropolitan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sparkling comedic chronicle of a middle-class young man’s romantic misadventures among New York City’s debutante society. Stillman’s deft, literate dialogue and hilariously highbrow observations earned this debut film an Academy Award ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, urban, twentysomething life, young adult, coming of age, love and romance, society, couples, friends, best friends, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, parents and children, housekeeper, nanny, single parent, self discovery, romance, master and servant, mute or deaf, mute, xenophobia, daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Martin Davidson and Stephen Verona, The Lords of Flatbush is a low budget film starring Perry King, Henry Winkler and Sylvester Stallone (who also wrote additional dialog). Set in the late 1950s, the coming-of-age story follows four ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, buddies, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, friends, gang, goofy hero, innocence lost, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, future
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, marriage, friendship, coming of age, grandmother, advice, americana, romance, self discovery, extramarital affair, marriage proposal, married couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.8
 24K
Now and Then (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, truth or dare, photocopier, gynecologist, female friendship, reunion, seance, oldies, best friends, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1990s, year 1970 ...
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to like each other as friends
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friends, friendship, subway, police, buddies, urban, singleness, urban ghetto, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, twentysomething life, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sex and the City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.
Style: witty, humorous, romantic, erotic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, city life, sexual relations, love and romance, friendship, best friends, couple relations, family relations, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, teenage love, teenage life, psychiatric ward, coming of age, love and romance, friendship, adolescence, suicide, friends, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teen angst, high school, teenage love, romance, friendship, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, suburbs, teenage life, pregnancy, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.1
 156K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, friendship, age difference, singleness, coming of age, couples, mentor, bachelor, womanizer, depression, suicide attempt, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, college, sibling relationship, suburbs, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 57K
Frances Ha (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, loneliness, roommate, best friends, follow your dream, urban, responsibility, dance teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, japan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dorfman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: looking for love, city life, romance, urban, fish out of water, twentysomething life, love and romance, self discovery, fall in love, singleness, life turned upside down, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 7K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, single parent, homecoming, erection, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, romance, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, beach, best friends, romance, young lovers, boyfriend, summer, couple relations, looking for love, looking for sex, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 147K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage love, opposites attract, high school life, fashion, teenage life, youth, couples, popularity, love and romance, coming of age, shopping mall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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