Movies like What to Expect When You're Expecting

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What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
 5.7
 65K
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his father, who's expecting twins with his young trophy wife; a photographer's husband isn't sure about his wife's adoption plans; a one-time hook-up results in a surprise pregnancy for rival food-truck owners.
Style: feel good, funny, romantic, light, sweet, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, couple relations, parents and children, pregnant wife, expectant father, romance, family relations, love and romance, pregnant woman, child birth, pregnant, photographer, parenthood, women, family, multiple storylines, vomiting, miscarriage, love story, babies and infants, couples, lifestyle, overbearing parent, owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, romantic and semi serious films with plots about destiny, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue, happy ending, mentor and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like What to Expect When You're Expecting: The Back-up Plan (2010), The Switch (2010), Raising Helen (2004), Life as We Know It (2010), He's Just Not That Into You (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Back-up Plan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, artificial insemination, romance, looking for love, male female relationship, fall in love, love story, love, destiny, motherhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, hawaii, new jersey, new york
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100%
 6.1
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The Switch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, best friends, child birth, artificial insemination, unfulfilled love, couples, romance, singleness, male female friendship, unlikely friendships, aquarium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, michigan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
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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: touching, humorous, 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, hopes, family relations, opposites attract, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: touching, funny, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, adoption, initially antagonists, parenthood, love and romance, orphan, godparent, opposites attract, life turned upside down, lifestyle change, responsibility, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, women, looking for love, love affair, teaching the ways of the world, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, infidelity, single woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 33K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, romance, self discovery, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, singleness, life turned upside down, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, light, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: fashion, sexual relations, love and romance, city life, friendship, best friends, family relations, couple relations, wedding preparations and rituals, lifestyle, couples, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, los angeles, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 4K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, high school, coming of age, romance, small town, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, babies and infants, family relations, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: humorous, romantic, sentimental, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, singleness, romance, pregnancy, looking for love, drinking, breakup, bar, friendship, women, single, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 52K
Monster-in-Law (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Office temp Charlotte Cantilini thinks she's found Mr. Right when she starts dating gorgeous surgeon Dr. Kevin Fields. But there's a problem standing in the way of everlasting bliss: Kevin's overbearing and controlling mother, Viola. ...
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: meet the parents, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, love and romance, mother in law daughter in law relationship, couple relations, parents and children, friendship, overbearing mother, engagement, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Then She Found Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York schoolteacher hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother, an eccentric talk show host, materializes and turns her life upside down as she begins a courtship with ...
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, babies and infants, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, dealing with death, family relations, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, family relations, marriage, meet the parents, family feud, eccentric family, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, elderly lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, forbidden love, train wreck, romance, parents and children, family relations, babies and infants, couple relations, cons and scams, rise to the top, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, screwball, romance, friendship, obsession, unfulfilled love, wedding preparations and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, best friends, women, male female friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 32K
Admission (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Strait-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, 80s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 218K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, friendship, christmas party, snow, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, lesbian, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 30K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, pregnancy, nightclub, romance, social differences, misfit, society, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, nothing goes right, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
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The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, boss and employee, workplace romance, love and romance, opposites attract, initially antagonists, couple relations, obnoxious boss, eccentric family, power relations, couples, proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
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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, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, pregnancy, teen angst, romance, coming of age, love and romance, couple relations, true love, family life, fall in love, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.6
 21K
Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: sweet, semi serious, romantic, light, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, mental illness, love story, family relations, love affair, changing lives, father son relationship, relationships, twists & turns, hospital, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, career woman, fall in love, couple relations, power relations, nothing goes right, manipulations, workplace, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, sincere, semi serious, 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 ⇓
35%
Deliver Us from Eva (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eva Dandridge is a very uptight young woman who constantly meddles in the affairs of her sisters and their husbands. Her in-laws, who are tired of Eva interfering in their lives, decide to set her up with someone so she can leave them alone. They ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, verbal byplay, conspiracy, sister sister relationship, sisters, husband wife relationship, fall in love, strong female character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Where the Heart Is (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, small town, friendship, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, pregnancy, love and romance, youth, single parent, power of love, family relations, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, tennessee, usa, california, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, family relations, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: humorous, talky, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, romance, family relations, parents and children, construction worker, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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