Movies and TV shows like The Love Boat

If you like "The Love Boat" you are looking for feel good, semi serious and sentimental movies or TV shows about / with ship, sitcom, looking for love, ocean or sea, love affair, romance and love and romance themes of Comedy, Drama and Romance genre shot in USA.
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The Love Boat
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from September 24, 1977, until May 24, 1986. The show starred Gavin MacLeod as the ship's captain. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday night lineup that included Fantasy Island until that show ended in 1984. The original 1976 made-for-TV movie on which the show was based was itself based on the nonfiction book The Love Boats by Jeraldine Saunders, a real-life cruise director. Two more TV movies would follow before the series began its run. The executive producer for the series was Aaron Spelling, who produced several successful series for ABC from the 1960s into the 1980s. In 1997, the episode with segment titles "Hidden Treasure", "Picture from the Past", and "Ace's Salary" was ranked No. 82 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time. The Love Boat ran for 10 seasons, including specials.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: ship, sitcom, looking for love, ocean or sea, love affair, romance, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, cruise ship, family relations, workplace, tour guide, cruise, matchmaking, passenger, captain, ocean liner, sea, ocean, bartender, father daughter relationship
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
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The Wonder Years
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
USA
22 min.
 8.3
Harold and Maude
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
91 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and sentimental films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, couple relations and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Love Boat: Irreconcilable Differences (1984), Next Stop Wonderland (1998), An Unmarried Woman (1978), Hotel (1983), Shag - More Dancing (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Irreconcilable Differences
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: legal action, self discovery, parents and children, romance, hollywood, eccentric family, ambition, legal, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, egypt, middle east, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   95%
 
Next Stop Wonderland
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, loneliness, love, looking for love, relationships, magic realism, love affair, dialogue, love story, hopes, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey, medical school ...
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System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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An Unmarried Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, self discovery, romance, midlife crisis, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   79%
    User:   93%
 
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Hotel
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hotel is an American prime time drama series which aired on ABC from September 21, 1983 to May 5, 1988 in the timeslot following Dynasty. Based on Arthur Hailey's 1965 novel of the same name, the series was produced by Aaron Spelling and set ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: hotel, workplace, boss and employee, romance, love affair, workplace situations, fall in love, love and romance, newlyweds
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   75%
    User:   61%
 
Shag - More Dancing
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, romance, dancing, dance, best friends, unlikely friendships, runaway, coming-of-age, young lovers, teenager, childhood ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
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System:   74%
    User:   61%
 
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House Calls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age, who immediately and unexpectedly captures his heart.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
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System:   69%
    User:   56%
 
 6.5
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One Fine Day
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: witty, semi serious, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: single father, romance, divorce, screwball, single parent, opposites attract, love story, urban, corruption, happy ending, love, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   75%
 
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Crossing Delancey
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, jewish, looking for love, matchmaking, judaism, relationships, parents and children, loneliness, love story, singleness, urban, writers ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
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Plaza Suite
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, adultery, wedding, marriage, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, dialogue, crumbling marriage, storytelling, greed, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   55%
 
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Mary and Rhoda
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, crumbling marriage, university, follow your dream, romance, friendship, looking for love, college, singleness, cinderella story, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   65%
 
Eight Is Enough
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, family, family life, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, couples, remarry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
My Faraway Bride
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California. Torn by her blossoming feelings for Alex and her Indian family values and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, opposites attract, couple relations, romance, friendship, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, actor's life, writer's life, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   56%
 
Picture Perfect
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: talky, semi serious, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, wedding, love triangle, happy ending, workplace romance, relationships, shopping, nothing goes right, love story, women, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   63%
 
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Moonstruck
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: talky, touching, clever, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, infidelity, love, marriage, dysfunctional family, love triangle, relationships, love story, adultery, urban, parents and children, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   69%
 
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, friendship, cancer, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love story, women, terminal illness, relationships, self discovery, couple relations, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
Chasing Destiny
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Music, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A repossession agent falls in love with a woman whose father is high on his list of priority accounts in this romantic drama.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, buddies, romance, musician's life, opposites attract, friendship, looking for love, parents and children, family business, thirtysomething life, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   47%
 
She's Having a Baby
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: clever, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, romance, marriage, single parent, self discovery, suburbs, relationships, couple relations, family, friendship, destiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   48%
 
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Once Around
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, opposites attract, love story, family, family drama, marriage, human nature, introspection, vengeance, dialogue, eccentricity ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, new england, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   63%
 
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The Pick-up Artist
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a gambling addict who is in debt to the mob.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: romance, womanizer, gambling, mafia, looking for love, casino, fall in love, gangsters, love and romance, couples, urban, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlantic city new jersey ...
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System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
Minnie and Moskowitz
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore (Gena Rowlands) wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz (Seymour Cassel) comes to her defense from ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, melancholic, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, love story, loneliness, love and romance, relationships, love, couples, opposites attract, infidelity, marriage, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
 5.9
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Class
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby ...
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: boarding school, friendship, coming of age, romance, school, high school, teenager, college life, bullying, adolescence, dysfunctional family, virginity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
A Month by the Lake
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, hotel, love, love affair, love triangle, resort, adultery, fall in love, lake or river, beautiful scenery, love story ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: italy, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
For Love of Ivy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When it was released in 1968, For Love of Ivy was the first mainstream Hollywood film to depict a mature romantic relationship between a black man and woman. Sidney Poitier stars as Jack Parks, a trucking executive who runs an illegal travelling ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, urban, hidden identity, single parent, young lovers, opposites attract, couple relations, interracial relations, looking for love, love affair, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: 60s
Place: harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
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Murphy's Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, divorce, friendship, love, unlikely couple, love story, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas
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System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
Love, American Style
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Love, American Style is a comedic television anthology, which was produced by Paramount Television and originally aired between 1969 and 1974. For the 1971 and 1972 seasons it was a part of an ABC Friday prime-time lineup that also included The ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, company, rich, collection, parents, poor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
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Mystic Pizza
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, semi serious, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, friendship, best friends, marriage, teenager, relationships, women, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa, england, london
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
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Go Fish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: clever, witty, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: homosexuality, lesbian, fall in love, women, relationships, gay, gays and lesbians, romance, unlikely couple, pornography, love story, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
The Goodbye Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, love, fall in love, relationships, love story, happy ending, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract, dialogue, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
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System:   50%
    User:   57%
 

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Same Time, Next Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. ...
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Say Anything...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, touching, romantic ...
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System:   48%
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