Movies like What a Girl Wants

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What a Girl Wants (2003)
 5.9
 54K
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 that her long-lost dad is engaged to a fiercely territorial social climber with a daughter who makes Daphne's life miserable.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, touching, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sexy, funny ...
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, estrangement, parents and children, politician, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, family reunited, female protagonist, shopping, tour guide, media circus, couple relations, couples, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, usa, europe, morocco, big ben london ...

Most similar movies to What a Girl Wants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films with plots about family, love and romance, romance, culture clash, adaptation, dialogue and runaway mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like What a Girl Wants: The Princess Diaries (2001), Wild Child (2008), The Prince and Me (2004), A Cinderella Story (2004), First Daughter (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: cinderella story, princess, teenager, teenage love, manners, fish out of water, high school, family, teenage life, royal family, teaching the ways of the world, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, europe, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
The Prince and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, college, opposites attract, love and romance, social differences, eligible bachelor, couples, fall in love, college life, lifestyle, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, medical school, denmark, australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Cinderella Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor. The only problem is, she must ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, cinderella story, high school, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, romance, youth, cinderella, high school hunk, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 20K
First Daughter (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Samantha MacKenzie, the daughter of the president of the United States, arrives at college with a group of Secret Service agents. Samantha, however, resents their presence and decides she wants to attend school just like a normal student. Her father ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, college life, white house, fall in love, secret agents, unlikely couple, love and romance, friendship, youth, first lady, student life, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, washington d.c., san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, mistaken identity, social differences, single mother, hotel, romance, class differences, love story, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 38K
Monte Carlo (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mistaken identity, love and romance, fall in love, best friends, adventure, lifestyle, lookalikes, twentysomething life, family relations, siblings relations, nothing goes right, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, europe, paris france, england, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, single parent, matchmaking, secret admirer, single mother, love and romance, family relations, buddies, teenage life, fall in love, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 107K
The Parent Trap (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hallie Parker and Annie James are identical twins separated at a young age because of their parents' divorce. unknowingly to their parents, the girls are sent to the same summer camp where they meet, discover the truth about themselves, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, mischievous children, summer camp, lookalikes, disorder, dishonesty, trap, single parent, divorce, butler, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: california, maine, england, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: nanny, friendship, self discovery, family relations, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, disorder, eviction, youth, precocious child, shopping, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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 ⇓
100%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, female friendship, teenage girl, self discovery, first love, letter, summer, jeans, teenage life, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, south carolina, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet nibblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, pre-teens, kids ...
Plot: double life, fall in love, best friends, youth, celebrity, teenage life, parents and children, artists and showbiz, performer's life, friends, hidden identity, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
From Prada to Nada (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A whimsical fish-out-of-water story of two spoiled sisters: Nora (Camilla Belle), a law student, and Mary (Alexa Vega), an undergrad party girl, living with their father in a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills. Mary has become so "90210" ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, siblings relations, social differences, youth, student, sacrifice, portrait, old car, bankrupt, fiesta, tequila ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this modern telling of the classic tale, aspiring singer Katie Gibbs falls for the new boy at her performing arts high school. But Katie's wicked stepmother and stepsister are scheming to crush her dream before she can sing her way into his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, teenage life, follow your dream, love and romance, hopes, youth, artists and showbiz, music, step siblings, orphan, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, christmas, prince, love and romance, life turned upside down, family relations, estate, holiday, unlikely couple, fish out of water, butler, servant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, royal family, love and romance, fish out of water, royal court, wooing, coronation, fall in love, palaces castles and temples, romance, horse, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: cinderella story, love and romance, prince, romance, legends and myths, social differences, parents and children, love, step siblings, classism, emotional abuse, fall in love ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 326K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, notoriety, adolescence, parents and children, love and romance, friends, high school life, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
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, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, parents and children, family problems, family relations, love and romance, custody, single parent, fall in love, buddies, male female relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
26%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, diary, looking for love, love and romance, thirtysomething life, christmas, love triangle, holiday, couples, infidelity, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: bollywood, culture clash, opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, modern day adaptation, fall in love, initially antagonists, society, social differences, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, london, usa, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...
Style: witty, clever, feel good, biting, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, diary, false identity, romance, society, love and romance, verbal byplay, couple relations, friends, social differences, apprentice, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 6K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: touching, sentimental, offbeat, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, romance, hotel, opposites attract, lifestyle, starting over, alcohol abuse, family relations, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 5K
Cow Belles (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to learn how to be responsible, two wealthy teen sisters are forced to work in the family business by their exasperated father. When company funds goes missing, it's up to the girls to save the day.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: fish out of water, materialism, family business, friendship, workplace, opposites attract, farm, youth, power relations, cinderella story, teenage love, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 43K
Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: college, college life, student life, fall in love, youth, friendship, rivalry, popularity, romance, social misfits, friends, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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