Movies and TV shows like The Love Boat

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The Love Boat (1977)
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The Love Boat (1977)
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Plot: cruise ship, ship, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, passenger, tour guide, workplace, father daughter relationship, ocean or sea, cruise, farce, matchmaking, sea, camp, bartender, captain, ocean liner, ocean
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: pacific ocean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, looking for love and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Love Boat: Miss Match (2003), Love, American Style (1969), When Shall We Kiss? (2011), Hotel (1983), Orange (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Miss Match (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Miss Match is a 2003 American television series created by Jeff Rake and Darren Star and produced by Twentieth Century Fox, Darren Star Productions and Imagine Entertainment. It aired in the U.S. on NBC, Australia on Network Seven, Arena and FOX8, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: matchmaking, workplace romance, romance, couples, looking for love, lifestyle, parents and children, family relations, workplace, workplace situations, lawyer, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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95%
Love, American Style (1969)
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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, anthology
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, couples, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, love, male female relationship, marriage, parents, wealth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
When Shall We Kiss? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Story: The chronicles of the lives of young urban adults in Budapest.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Hotel (1983)
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, boss and employee, workplace situations, love affair, fall in love, newlyweds, romance, workplace, love and romance
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Orange (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Orange is a 2010 Telugu romantic comedy film directed by Bhaskar, in his third venture after Bommarillu and Parugu. The film features Ram Charan Teja and Genelia D'Souza with Shazahn Padamsee playing a pivotal role. The film, which has music ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, romance, youth, graffiti, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young lovers, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
William and Mary (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: William and Mary is an ITV romantic comedy drama set in London, England, starring Martin Clunes as William Shawcross, an undertaker, and Julie Graham as Mary Gilcrest, a midwife. Its title refers to its two principal characters and is a cultural ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, fall in love, youth, romance, young lovers, looking for love, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace, midwife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Chasing Destiny (2001)
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, love and romance, hopes, musician's life, buddies, looking for love, family business, destiny, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, family relations, looking for love, starting over, couples, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, marriage, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
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My Faraway Bride (2006)
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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, social differences, love affair, opposites attract, romance, writer's life, society, fall in love, looking for love, tragic love, friendship, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Comfort and Joy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High-powered single-woman Jane Berry is focused on the important things in life, such as advancing her career and spending a bundle on fashionable shoes. But then a car accident on Christmas Eve changes her forever: Jane wakes up after the crash to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, memory loss, looking for love, road not taken, fall in love, rescue, romance, single parent, family relations, couples, family problems, workplace ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, parents and children, theme park, teenage love, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age, youth, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Pick-up Artist (1987)
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, gambling, debt, romance, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, male female relationship, mafia, tour guide ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlantic city new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chal Mere Bhai (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The wealthy Oberoi family consists of dad, Balraj, his mother, and two sons, namely Vicky and Prem. Vicky is in love with a beautiful young woman...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, workplace, family business, fall in love, bollywood, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, brother brother relationship, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, society, love and romance, looking for love, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Butterflies (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ria Parkinson is a bored housewife and mother. She spends her time daydreaming, and meets regularly with wealthy businessman Leonard to relieve the monotony. Husband Ben, a dentist and avid butterfly collector is oblivious to it all, and her ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dentist, unlikely couple, couples, suburban life, romance, workplace situations, couple relations, forbidden love, fall in love, workplace, unfulfillment, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
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: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, columnist, couples, remarry, family, love and romance, single parent, family life, siblings relations, looking for love, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cake (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A travel writer improves her love life when she becomes an editor for her father's wedding magazine.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, magazine editor, father daughter relationship, looking for love, love affair, opposites attract, romance, wedding, workplace, family relations, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, love and romance, family relations, couples, arranged marriage, love triangle, parents and children, looking for love, romance, couple relations, bollywood, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Love Breakups Zindagi (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Love Breakups Zindagi is a movie which tries to answer the question related to love, breakups and life. A couple and many of their friends experience changes and challenges in their respective lives after attending a wedding.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: buddies, best friends, looking for love, breakup, couples, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations, lifestyle, friendship, romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Crossing Delancey (1988)
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: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, self discovery, unfulfilled love, couple relations, parents and children, workplace, thirtysomething life, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Catch Me... I'm in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Mae Czarina Cruz, Catch Me...I'm in Love is a light, rom-com film that centers on the lives of two young adults searching for that something that could complete their existence. For Roan Sanchez (Sarah Geronimo), it's finding ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couples, opposites attract, unlikely couple, fall in love, looking for love, love and romance, romance, workplace, parents and children, workplace situations, family relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Gabriela (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Story: Naïve and provocative Gabriela is a raggedy migrant worker who arrives in town to mesmerize all with her playful and simple, yet raw sensuality. Set in 1925, the story unravels in Ilhéus, a quiet northeastern coastal city thriving with cocoa crops ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, love affair, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry, romance, love and romance, rich and poor, social differences, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Heart is Yours (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Fernando Lascurain is a wealthy businessman and recent widower, attempting to raise his seven unruly children. He seeks the assistance of a new nanny. He hires and falls in love with Ana Leal, a struggling exotic dancer who tries to hide her double ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: social differences, fall in love, love triangle, life turned upside down, mischievous children, boss and employee, parents and children, workplace situations, family relations, family life, love and romance, nanny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Passionada (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, love affair, parents and children, gambling, teenage life, opposites attract, golden years, death in the family, small town, singing, fall in love, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, love affair, romance, opposites attract, young lovers, parents and children, unfulfilled love, couples, family relations, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, introspection, love triangle, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, comedy of errors, friendship, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Greatest Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Story: The Greatest Love is a 2011 South Korean romantic comedy television series about true love in the fake world of entertainment. Starring Cha Seung-won, Gong Hyo-jin, Yoon Kye-sang and Yoo In-na, it aired on MBC from May 4 to June 23, 2011 on ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, artists and showbiz, family relations, complex characters, health situation, love at first sight, heroes, hotshot hero, romance, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Get Real (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Get Real was a short-lived comedy-drama on the FOX Network centering on the fictional Green family of Los Angeles. It ran from September 1999 to April 2000. It starred Eric Christian Olsen and Anne Hathaway in very early roles, as the older siblings ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay lead character, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family, youth, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, high school, brother brother relationship, gay teenager, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: single father, single parent, widower, wooing, family relations, romance, looking for love, starting over, love and romance, parents and children, love affair, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
What About Brian (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Serial monogamist Brian O'Hara hits his mid-30s and suddenly realizes he's the last bachelor standing in his circle of friends. Not averse to the happily ever after his friends have achieved, Brian wonders whether he'll ever find Mrs. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, group of friends, marriage, looking for love, couples, couple relations, singleness, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, unlikely couple, romance, dating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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