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State Fair (1962)
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State Fair (1962)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The third film version of 'State Fair' (and the second musical version).Margy Frake this time round is played by newcomer Pamela Tiffin, who has her voice dubbed as Jeanne Crain did 17 years earlier. Her squire at the fair this time round is called Jerry and works for that new-fangled media, the 'tube' or TV. He's played by Bobby Darin who looks far too old to be chasing Tiffin - perhaps that is why a couple of references were added in this version about her age.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, romance, love and romance, family life, looking for love, fall in love, siblings relations, americana, chorus girl, car race, brother, singing, singer, song and dance, marriage, pig, redhead, race car, sister, countryside, fair
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, dallas texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, family relations, couples, bollywood and love mostly in Romance, Musical and Comedy genres. Some movies like State Fair: Cupid & Cate (2000), Grease Live! (2016), The Music Man (2003), The Game of Love (1994), A Married Woman (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cupid & Cate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and they fall in love instantly. Francesca is a doctor who finds ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, romance, love and romance, breakup, family relations, couples, family problems, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, misfit ...
Time: 90s
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95%
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Grease Live! (2016)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After enjoying a holiday romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High, where she must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies.
Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, light, lyrical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, romance, high school life, friends, teenage love, coming of age, youth, singing, dance contest, opposites attract, live broadcast, teen romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
I Will Love Him Till the End of Time (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon is the story of Sanjana (Kareena Kapoor), a girl of today's generation full of life and vibrant ecstasy. She lives life on her own terms and gets very upset when her mother Susheela (Himani Shivpuri), arranges for her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, true love, family relations, romance, destiny, love affair, couples, hopes, love and romance, siblings relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Music Man (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night, pre-teens
Plot: small town, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, americana, racism, romance, society, artists and showbiz, love and romance, clergy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Game of Love (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sapna, the daughter of the Saigal family's driver is a simple fun-loving girl, but her dreams are not as simple. She dreams about riches and day-dreams about her dream man. Vijay Saigal and Vicky Saigal, both heirs to Saigal Industries have ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: drug dealing, love and romance, romance, on the run, siblings relations, mistaken identity, fall in love, vengeance, bollywood, couples, family relations, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, friendship, couples, family relations, love affair, parents and children, bollywood, social differences, family in crisis, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: family relations, family, romance, power relations, estate, show tunes, eccentric family, unlikely couple, follow your dream, pets, immigrants, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1916, year 1917, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Gift from the Heart (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Brothers Tom and Niek are running the family's costume rental store. Former soap star Tom doesn't take his job and his relationships very seriously. Niek on the other hand, is a workaholic, which recently led to a separation from his wife ...
Style: feel good, romantic, light, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, store, workplace situations, workplace, fall in love, family relations, family business, love story, christmas, couples, siblings relations, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Heart Street (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hartenstraat is set in the Nine Streets district of Amsterdam. It is a village in a big town and everyone seems to be looking for love. As the womanizer Bas, seniors Bep and Aart and the couple Rein and Jacob. The only one who is not looking for ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family business, looking for love, opposites attract, romance, disorder, love and romance, small town, computers and web, single parent, buddies, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Pizza My Heart (2005)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Another modern spin-off of Romeo & Juliet, this time about two families who each run rivaling pizza restaurants in New Jersey.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family business, forbidden love, fall in love, rivalry, love and romance, family relations, romance, uninhibited rivalry, restaurant, cooking and food
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Fantasticks (2000)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two rural teens sing and dance their way through a forbidden romance and a dangerous travelling carnival.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, lyrical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, social relations, cabaret, small town, dancing, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, family feud, father son relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Goddess (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elspeth Dickens dreams of finding her "voice" despite being stuck in an isolated farmhouse with her twin toddlers. A web-cam becomes her pathway to fame and fortune, but at a price.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life, rising to stardom, showbiz, romance, hopes, singing, artists and showbiz, parents and children, twins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Perfect Couple (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Offbeat but endearing romantic comedy about unlikely match-up (by computer dating) of straitlaced Dooley, under the thumb of overbearing father, and singer Heflin, whose life is wrapped up with her familial rock group.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, musician, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, lifestyle, looking for love, friends, family relations, couples, older man younger woman relationship, thunderstorm ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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South Pacific (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war is tearing them apart.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Plot: world war two, couples, couple relations, fall in love, battle of the sexes, wartime life, unfulfilled love, military life, island, love and romance, romance, father daughter relationship ...
Place: polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Cinderella (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, date night, teens, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, couples, true love, family, master and servant, romance, imaginary, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, imaginary kingdom, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
If a Man Answers (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Chantel worries about her new marriage to photographer Eugene failing so she decides to take her mother's advice and manipulate him. First, her mother gives her a book that will solve all her problems about how to treat a husband - namely a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, young lovers, breakup, infidelity, social differences, midlife crisis, feminism, battle of the sexes, gender, media, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hero No. 1 (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajesh Malhotra (Govinda) is the son of a wealthy businessman Dhanraj Malhotra (Kader Khan). However, he is not happy at his home since his father does not let him live his life his way. He escapes from his home and reaches Europe. Meena (Karishma ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: couples, family relations, meet the parents, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, bollywood, shrewd, love and romance, father son relationship, strict father, argument ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Heart Refuses to Listen (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Runaway heiress in search of her beloved falls in love with another man on the way.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, on the road, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, bollywood, romance, on the run, chases and races, rescue, heiress, bus trip ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
50%
Mr. Robin kkosigi (2006)
Genre: Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Min-joon is a believer in true love and always very dedicated to her current boyfriend. Distracted by the latest break-up, she bumps into a car and a man steps out of it - who turns out to be her new boss, Robin Heiden. Heiden has very clear ideas ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, battle of the sexes, fall in love, looking for love, wooing, workplace, romance, womanizer, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, love and romance, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, love affair, love triangle, social differences, young lovers, romance, youth, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Khoobsurat (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A vibrant, hopelessly romantic physiotherapist meets a handsome young Rajput prince who is the complete opposite of her – and is engaged to someone else.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: romance, love and romance, parents and children, family life, family relations, bollywood, prince, party, quibbling, chewing gum, wheelchair, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, single parent, fall in love, couples, family relations, christmas, romance, looking for love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Girl Happy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nightclub, spring break, down on your luck, twentysomething life, friendship, looking for love, showbiz, disorder, friends, looking for sex, lovers reunited, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
To Fall in Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Prem Kapoor, an aspiring popstar, lives with his elder sister, Neelu, and brother-in-law, Vinod. Prem is in love with Nisha and both hope to marry soon...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, remake of american film
Plot: friendship, womanizer, true love, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, family life, couples, bollywood, wedding, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Flower Girl (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Evan Cooper is the ideal match on paper and according to her grandmother, Rose Durham and friends, including an equally pushy wedding planner, for florist Laurel Haverford, who fears to be the last of her generation to get married. Yet she keeps ...
Style: sentimental, light, sincere, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, wooing, love triangle, flower shop, rivalry, friendship, wedding, moral dilemma, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
English Babu Desi Mem (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Vikram Mayur, a wealthy Indian, born and raised in England, returns to his ancestral home in Bombay, India to look up his late brother's eight-year-old son Nandu raised by his caring aunt Bijuriya in which Vikram is torn between choosing to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, couples, orphan, love and romance, romance, death in the family, fall in love, bollywood, family gatherings, family life, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Madly in Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film focuses on the tumultuous romance in the lives of four women in The Hague. Teenage daughter Eva, her mother Judith, aunt Barbara and older sister Anna make it under one roof Hague together a nice game of. They are beautiful, courageous and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, romance, looking for love, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, looking for sex, fall in love, family life, youth, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, death, family gatherings, family life, eccentric family, siblings relations, teenage life, human nature, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bollywood Queen (2002)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A cross cultural romance set in London's East End about a young girl of Indian heritage.
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial relations, fall in love, culture clash, forbidden love, couples, society, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, social differences, teenage love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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