Movies like Uptown Girls

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Uptown Girls (2003)
 6.1
 33K
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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sweet, emotional, light, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: nanny, friendship, family relations, self discovery, life is a bitch, disorder, life turned upside down, eviction, youth, precocious child, shopping, coma, embezzlement, female protagonist, coming of age, parents and children, fish out of water, unlikely friendships, friends, lifestyle, city life, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, teaching the ways of the world, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey

Most similar movies to Uptown Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about mentor, dialogue, romance, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Uptown Girls: Raising Helen (2004), What a Girl Wants (2003), Wild Child (2008), Say When (2014), How to Make an American Quilt (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 34K
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, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, orphan, custody, life turned upside down, society, family relations, hopes, opposites attract, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, humorous, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, daughter, teenage girl, fish out of water, family relations, culture clash, hopes, social differences, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, american abroad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 45K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: school, boarding school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, teenager, boarding school life, prank, love and romance, teenage girl, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, california, london, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 38K
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, unlikely couple, love and romance, coming of age, parent child relationship, teenager, single father, life turned upside down, female protagonist, runaway, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the teenager Mary Elizabeth Steppe, a.k.a. Lola, moves with her mother and two younger twin sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world ended. While in school, the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fish out of water, rivalry, romance, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, family relations, showbiz, teenage girl, friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, school, best friends, couples, coming of age, teenage life, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, high school, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, reunion, best friend, female friendship, romance, self discovery, youth, separated, archaeologist, lovers reunited, best friends, first sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont, rhode island, athens greece, greece, yale university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, emotional, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, family relations, little boy, relationship vs career, parents and children, obnoxious boss, social differences, love and romance, dysfunctional family, fish out of water, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, harvard university, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 8K
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, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, homecoming, best friends, siblings relations, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, twentysomething life, lifestyle, single parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, best friends, platonic, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, child birth, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, birthday, friends, love and romance, cheating, wedding, lawyer, best friend, love triangle, relationships, love story, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, female friendship, teenage life, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, small town, seance, reunion, gynecologist, photocopier ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, year 1970, year 1991 ...
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 6K
Roll Bounce (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roll Bounce is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written by Norman Vance Jr. and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in 1970s Chicago. The ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, coming of age, contests and competitions, friendship, teenage love, underdog, youth, romance, parents and children, ambition, teenage life, skating ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, sentimental, touching, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, goofy hero, self discovery, human nature, buddies, parents and children, friends, gangs, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, society, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, looking for love, family problems, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 159K
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: friendship, single parent, mentor, age difference, dysfunctional family, coming of age, couples, depression, family problems, misfit, odd couple, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, african american, singer, romance, couples, city life, twentysomething life, writer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Ramen Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, inter cultural ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, cooking and food, friends, solace, couples, disorder, breakup, fish out of water, misfit, society, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 11K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, friends, love and romance, fall in love, restaurant, friendship, young people, love story, casual sex, twentysomething life, seduction, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 5K
Tadpole (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, seduction, couples, family life, family relations, youth, adolescence, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, single parent, self discovery, nanny, housekeeper, parents and children, romance, youth, interracial relations, family in crisis, mute or deaf, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 22K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, teenage life, small town life, love and romance, siblings relations, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, beach, romance, best friends, youth, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Catch and Release (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, infidelity, family relations, dealing with death, hopes, love and romance, couples, death in the family, self discovery, love triangle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Flirting with Forty (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: surfing, romance, love and romance, hopes, lifestyle, starting over, fall in love, family relations, unsupportive friend, unlikely couple, couple relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: feel good, talky, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, career woman, couple relations, dishonesty, fall in love, workplace, love triangle, power relations, manipulations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, opposites attract, single parent, youth, self discovery, parents and children, singleness, looking for love, eccentric family, couples, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, clever, cynical ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, couple relations, single parent, romance, suburban life, love and romance, parents and children, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 1K
Jersey Girl (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: yuppie, opposites attract, love, family life, small town life, romance, working class, disorder, family relations, love triangle, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%