Movies like After the Ball

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After the Ball (2015)
 5.9
 3K
After the Ball (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the Ball, a retail fairy tale set in the world of fashion. Kate's dream is to design for couturier houses. Although she is a bright new talent, Kate can't get a job. No one trusts the daughter of Lee Kassell, a retail guru who markets clothes "inspired" by the very designers Kate wants to work for. Who wants a spy among the sequins and stilettos? Reluctantly, Kate joins the family business where she must navigate around her duplicitous stepmother and two wicked stepsisters. But with the help of a prince of a guy in the shoe department her godmother's vintage clothes and a shocking switch of identities, Kate exposes the evil trio, saves her father's company -- and proves that everyone can wear a fabulous dress.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, funny, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, fashion, cross dressing, hidden identity, family relations, parents and children, family problems, family business, rivalry, workplace situations, fashion designer, father daughter relationship, gender bending, female protagonist, dishonesty, dream, good versus evil, switching roles, love and romance, workplace romance, fall in love, injustice, happy ending, lifestyle, expose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, montreal, montreal quebec

Most similar movies to After the Ball

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, family relations, couples, parents and children, fall in love, lifestyle and disorder mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like After the Ball: Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), A Cinderella Story (2004), Beauty & the Briefcase (2010), Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005), A Nanny for Christmas (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door-until ...
Style: feel good, light, romantic, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: shopping, fashion, addiction, love and romance, overnight success, rise to the top, temptation, fashion industry, debt, lifestyle, city life, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, 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, romantic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, fall in love, cinderella, teenager, opposites attract, teenage life, teen romance, romance, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, relationship vs career, fall in love, hidden identity, couples, office, lie, happy ending, looking for love, female journalist, love and romance, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The holiday season is turned upside down for a neophyte food critic JJ (Pope) when her uninhibited mother (Baranski) shows up unannounced. In an attempt to occupy her mom's time, JJ works out a deal with a young chef (Cannavale) that stirs up ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, workplace situations, cooking and food, uninvited guest, relationships, restaurant, romance, family relations, fall in love, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, lifestyle, fall in love, workplace, family relations, dishonesty, couples, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: restaurant, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, workplace, cooking and food, love and romance, lifestyle, chef, family business, business card, matchmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.2
 9K
Phat Girlz (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, friendship, follow your dream, looking for love, self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, introspection, african american, female protagonist, depression, women ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, africa, nigeria, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Crimes of Fashion (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brooke, a plain but creative and hard-working student at the top fashion school in the nation, who has come a long way from her tough childhood spent going from one foster home to another as an orphan. She has always dreamed of becoming a fashion ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, student life, college, fish out of water, college life, family business, fall in love, unlikely criminals, youth, dishonesty, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Woman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An actor's career takes a "Tootsie"-like turn when he lets himself be cast as a woman in a movie.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, hidden identity, fall in love, love and romance, gender bending, dishonesty, disorder, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, gender, male nudity, camera shot of bare feet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 833
Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: addiction, couples, boss and employee, family relations, parents and children, workplace, boss, fired, layoff, therapist, starting over, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, society, friendship, hidden identity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Women Who Flirt (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Zhang Hui is told by long-time best friend Xiao Gong that he has a new girlfriend, she is determined to learn new tricks to gain him back. Based on the novel written by Luo Fuman, "Everyone Loves Tender Women".
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, rivalry, flirting, friendship, disorder, fall in love, seduction, love and romance, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 192
A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, family relations, twins, youth, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, siblings relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Just One of the Girls (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hairdresser (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 503
Crazy Eyes (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zack (Haas) is a young, divorced father who starts to develop romantic feelings towards his friend Rebecca (Zima), whom he refers to as "Crazy Eyes". He spends a lot of time at a bar run by his best friend Dan Drake (Busey) and hanging out ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, wooing, womanizer, couples, single parent, lifestyle, family relations, nightlife, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 543
Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, disorder, estrangement, adolescence vs adulthood, reunion, coming of age, social relations, bittersweet, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, disorder, family problems, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Heavy Petting (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie thinks he's met the perfect woman, but in order to be with her, he must first get past her dog. Just when he thinks all is lost, he realizes that he loves the dog too! Now he must do everything he can to keep them both.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dog, wooing, couple relations, lifestyle, pets, romance, love and romance, animal life, couples, looking for love, human animal relationship, cleavage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 229
Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 31K
In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, siblings relations, sexism, shyness, hopes, love and romance, self esteem, concierge, female director, eccentricity, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 16K
The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, discrimination, hidden identity, gender, disorder, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Holiday Engagement (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, family gatherings, fall in love, romance, couples, disorder, cons and scams, parents and children, unlikely couple, pretending to be someone else, deception, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 573
Intern (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young, underappreciated intern at the ultra-hip magazine Skirt must learn to deal with kissy-face phoniness, model tantrums and bulimic editors, while trying to steal the heart of a dashing British art director from the grips of a supermodel.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fashion, fashion model, fall in love, looking for love, love triangle, rise to the top, workplace, lifestyle, ambition, disorder, couple relations, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 2K
Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, hopes, society, optimism, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 831
Lotoman 2.0 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Marchena family is living a great moment, but no happiness is complete. Manuel suffers from the cravings of Sobeida’s pregnancy and Modesto seeks the Woman of his Life. Susanita faces great danger and Mama Susana is diagnosed with a deadly ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: looking for love, family relations, rise to the top, parents and children, family problems, hopes, couples, pregnancy, family in crisis, love and romance, faith healing, siblings relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 648
Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, couples, unemployment, lifestyle, love and romance, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, midlife crisis, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Good Intentions (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters into her own hands - things quickly go awry! ...
Style: uplifting, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: crime gone awry, couples, couple relations, hidden identity, small town, eccentric family, small town life, disorder, parents and children, family life, lifestyle, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farce, family relations, family problems, family life, master and servant, eccentric family, estate, family gatherings, parents and children, disorder, unfulfillment, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%