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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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: family relations, romance, family life, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, americana, siblings relations, chorus girl, car race, singer, pig, brother, redhead, race car, countryside, sister, marriage, singing, song and dance, fair
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: austin texas, 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 romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, love and lifestyle mostly in Romance, Musical and Comedy genres. Some movies like State Fair: A Married Woman (2005), Cupid & Cate (2000), A Perfect Couple (1979), The Music Man (2003), If a Man Answers (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, atmospheric, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: childhood sweetheart, couples, family relations, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, family problems, family in crisis, social differences, love triangle, parents and children, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
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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: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, love and romance, romance, breakup, family problems, family relations, couples, human spirit, couple relations, male female relationship, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, looking for love, family relations, couples, lifestyle, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, relationships, dating, bachelor, dating service ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, lifestyle, fall in love, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, society, couples, racism, americana, music, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, battle of the sexes, media, gender, midlife crisis, feminism, infidelity, social differences, love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: country, friendship, desire for fame, musician's life, music, lifestyle, love and romance, rise to the top, americana, friends, overnight success, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, dallas texas, texas, austin texas
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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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, rising to stardom, romance, musician's life, showbiz, twins, hopes, artists and showbiz, parents and children, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Guy in the Grave Next Door (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desirée, a modern librarian with urban friends and interests is visiting her late husband's grave when she meets Benny, a simple farmer. After his mother's death Benny lives alone on the run-down farm, desperately seeking a woman to take ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: farm, widow, fall in love, family relations, lifestyle, romance, couples, male female relationship, countryside, widower, love and romance, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: elvis presley, love, spring break, nightclub, adolescence vs adulthood, forbidden love, looking for love, looking for sex, down on your luck, showbiz, twentysomething life, rock ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, social differences, love affair, young lovers, love triangle, romance, youth, forbidden love, tragic love, couples, fall in love, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Game of Love (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: couples, family relations, rivalry, romance, love and romance, on the run, womanizer, drug dealing, siblings relations, fall in love, vengeance, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, unlikely couple, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, wooing, love affair, romance, disorder, looking for love, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Boy Friend (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company is forced to understudy for the leading lady at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood director is in the audience scouting for actors to be in his latest ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Flower Drum Song (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Gift from the Heart (2014)
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Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, entertaining, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Oklahoma! (1999)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: London stage reproduction of the classic Broadway musical.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ballet, fall in love, friendship, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love triangle, performer's life, romance, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, musician's life ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Fantasticks (2000)
Genre: Musical, Romance
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Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Style: feel good, captivating, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
You're a Big Boy Now (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bernard Chanticleer's father gives him two simple words of advice: "Grow up." Bernard knows that his first step is to find a girl who's "willing," but he passes up a sure thing, Amy Partlett, for a more elusive goal. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
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Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Have Found It (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
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Style: captivating, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%