Movies like What a Girl Wants

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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sweet, romantic, sexy, light, funny ...
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, american abroad, teenage girl, politician, culture clash, estrangement, romance, shopping, tour guide, media circus, parents and children, parent child relationship, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, new york, london, europe, usa, big ben london, morocco ...

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 love and romance, romance, family, catastrophe, runaway, mentor and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like What a Girl Wants: The Princess Diaries (2001), Wild Child (2008), A Cinderella Story (2004), The Prince and Me (2004), First Daughter (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Princess Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
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, date night, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: cinderella story, princess, manners, teenage love, high school, fish out of water, family, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, popularity, teenager, royal family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, europe, usa, pacific ocean
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100%
 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 ⇓
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, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, cinderella story, fall in love, high school, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, youth, romance, high school hunk, school dance, step parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, college, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, eligible bachelor, couples, college life, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, denmark, medical school, australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.0
 19K
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, white house, college life, secret agents, unlikely couple, student life, fall in love, love and romance, youth, couples, friendship, first lady ...
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: sentimental, romantic, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, social differences, romance, mistaken identity, love story, couples, class differences, hotel, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ 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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: fall in love, best friends, celebrity, youth, music, teenage life, double life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, friends, hidden identity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, fall in love, prince, love and romance, unlikely couple, holiday, life turned upside down, servant, family, estate, maid, butler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, buddies, starting over, single parent, lifestyle, single mother, secret admirer, matchmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, siblings relations, social differences, youth, fish out of water, family relations, young lovers, culture clash, tattoo, old car, bankrupt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, royal family, fish out of water, love and romance, horse, wooing, royal court, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, coronation, romance, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 37K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, best friends, love and romance, adventure, fall in love, lookalikes, lifestyle, youth, siblings relations, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: monte carlo, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 103K
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, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: twins, summer camp, mischievous children, lookalikes, dishonesty, disorder, single parent, trap, butler, parents and children, dog, hopes ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: england, california, maine, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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 ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens, pre-teens, date night, family outing
Plot: cinderella story, love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, follow your dream, hopes, youth, artists and showbiz, musician's life, family, romance, aspiring singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: marriage proposal, friendship, self discovery, romance, babies and infants, school, buddies, daughter, single parent, parents and children, custody, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: clever, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, false identity, diary, comedy of errors, couple relations, romance, friendship, verbal byplay, new love, pleasure, relatives, country estate ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.1
 2K
Rags (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rags follows the story of Charlie Prince, an orphan living with his acerbic and unloving stepfather and spoiled, simple-minded stepbrothers. Charlie's dream is to be a singer, and while he is vocally talented and can write music, he can't ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, follow your dream, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, youth, orphan, unlikely couple, desire for fame, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Prince & Me II: The Royal Wedding (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With just weeks before their royal wedding, Paige and Edvard find their relationship and the Danish monarchy in jeopardy when an old law is brought to light, stating that an unmarried heir to the throne may marry only a woman of noble blood or else ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: cinderella story, college life, prince, wedding, rivalry, hidden identity, intrigue, romance, college, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
27%
Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, orphan, siblings relations, school, love affair, youth, contests and competitions, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 317K
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, humorous, witty, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, notoriety, parents and children, high school life, friends, love and romance, adolescence, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: sentimental, feel good, fairy tale, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, pre-teens, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, prince, legends and myths, step siblings, love and romance, leonardo da vinci, romance, arranged marriage, king, social differences, classism, evil stepmother ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 76K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: cinderella story, high school life, teenage love, teenager, love and romance, social misfits, bet, romance, fall in love, young lovers, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 77K
My Fair Lady (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Style: feel good, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cinderella story, opposites attract, high society, love and romance, fish out of water, fall in love, bet, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, transformation, rise to the top, culture clash ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 247K
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: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: prostitute, cinderella story, love and romance, social differences, fish out of water, opposites attract, love story, millionaire, romance, shopping, fall in love, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Prince & Me 3: A Royal Honeymoon (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At last! The newly crowned King of Denmark, Edward, and his wife and Queen, Dr. Paige Morgan, find time to fly to Belavia for their secret honeymoon. What better way to spend the Christmas holidays than at a fabulous ski resort? But as they take a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: cinderella story, honeymoon, queen, vacation, romance, true love, wooing, prince, ski, royal family, love and romance, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, comedy of errors, couple relations, romance, parents and children, daughter, fool, couples, family relations, disorder, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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