Movies like Picking Up & Dropping Off

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Picking Up & Dropping Off (2003)
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Picking Up & Dropping Off (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: TV presenter Will Chaney is as cute as they get and a dear devoted daddy to his pre-teen son Benjamin 'Ben'. Alas the somewhat shy, confused boy is the only good thing that came out of Will's marriage. Under divorce custody rules Will picks up Ben at Denver airport at the start - and near tears drops him off again at the end of every major school holiday. There Will meets divorcée Jane, who similarly picks up and drops off her daughter. Both good, involuntarily part-time parents hold back dating to spare their kids another traumatic break-up. Luckily their best friends, Will's cameraman Charlie and Jane's sister Georgia, encourage them to go out together. Once Ben gets used to the situation, at last saying 'dad' instead of Will, he gives his crucial blessing, even picks Jane over the only other date dad presented to him, so exit Maddie. Finally Will considers a bold move..
Plot: child custody, love, mother daughter relationship, chance meeting, christmas, new year, sister sister relationship, divorce, boy, serendipity, girl, airport, little girl, father son relationship, dating, little boy, new year's eve, underwear, arena, weatherman, divorced divorcee, public humiliation, divorced parents, blind date, telephone call ...
Place: denver colorado

Most similar movies to Picking Up & Dropping Off

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, sentimental and realistic films with plots about love, mother daughter relationship, friendship, romance, couples, family relations and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Picking Up & Dropping Off: Maggie's Plan (2015), Meet My Valentine (2015), Home Again (2017), Ice Sculpture Christmas (2015), Kiss the Bride (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: melancholic, talky, sentimental, satirical, intellectual ...
Plot: blended family, marriage, adultery, divorce, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, ex husband ex wife relationship, little girl ...
Place: new york, quebec, manhattan new york city, california
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Meet My Valentine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 27K
Home Again (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, humorous, neurotic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romantic rivalry, family, love, older woman younger man relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, rivalry, male objectification, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, divorced parents, divorce, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, greece, new york, pacific ocean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Ice Sculpture Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After starting her first job at a country club restaurant, Callie’s passions for cooking and ice sculpting are met with romance and Christmas spirit when a childhood friend enters her into the club’s annual Christmas ice sculpting competition ...
Style: feel good, light, sweet
Plot: christmas, competition, childhood friend, rivalry, childhood friends, reunited friends, love affair, couples, male female relationship, love and romance, love, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Kiss the Bride (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sibling drama overshadows the impending nuptials of Danni Sposato and her longtime boyfriend, Geoff Brancato. Television actress Niki brings her manager-boyfriend, Marty, to meet the family for the first time, while spiky youngest sister Toni shows ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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All inclusive (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband cheated on her, Lise and her two daughters Ditte and Sigrid decides to go on vacation to Malta. The two sisters are very different and tries to cheer the mother up in very different ways. All inclusive is a movie ...
Style: emotional, captivating, humorous, psychological
Plot: vacation, parent child relationship, divorce, hotel, mother daughter relationship, infidelity, sister sister relationship, love, family relations, friendship, female director, one night stand ...
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Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young woman with Asperger's tries to find her first boyfriend with a little help from her older sister.
Style: emotional, humorous, romantic, captivating
Plot: asperger's syndrome, young people, romance, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dating, against the odds, love, looking for love, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
All About Nina (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nina Geld's passion and talent have made her a rising star in the comedy scene, but she's an emotional mess offstage. When a new professional opportunity coincides with a romantic one, she is forced to confront her own deeply troubled past.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, humorous, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 54
Holiday (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a family reunion in 2000, guests decide to read out laud their "where i see myself in 10 years" wish lists which they wrote down during their 1990 family reunion.
Plot: love, father daughter relationship, friendship, letter, father son relationship, sandcastle, death, wealth, reunion, female nudity, breasts, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Love by Request (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two people: Igor, an ex-athlete aimlessly living and chasing rubles to get drunk and Vera, an ugly duck librarian, try to find their luck by planning to fall in love with each other based on "psychological conditioning".
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, romantic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, family outing
Plot: loneliness, love, drunkenness, stubbornness, fall in love, perseverance, chance meeting, dating show, happy ending, society, socialism, librarian ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Just for the Time Being (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A beautiful woman comes between a father and son. When both men begin to compete for her affections, a dangerous love triangle develops and she must choose between them.
Plot: love triangle, farmhouse, greenhouse, mother in law, fistfight, uninvited guest, dance, death of child, divorce, father son relationship, fur coat, career change ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 303
The Ideal Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marie, incapable of choosing between three marriage proposals, decides to give up. Circumstances mean that the three men meet. Far from being hostile, Stéphane, Fabrice and Paul console each other....
Style: intellectual
Plot: cafe, thirty something, friendship, mother daughter relationship, gynecologist, dating, friend, athlete, sex, writers, stereotypes, birthday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
In the Land of Women (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother and daughters who live across the street.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, love, cancer, writers, suburban life, teenager, self discovery, woman, friendship, infidelity, grandmother grandson relationship, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, los angeles, michigan, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 71
Crying? (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bill is an accountant at a film company. His boss is out for the weekend so the office is under his commands. Nadia is an aspiring young film director who thinks she is a genious. They don't know each other. Through them we see the lives of ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, semi serious, humorous, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Snowed-Inn Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: captivating, entertaining, disturbing, sweet
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Sweetheart (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A working woman, mother a three children, realizes that, when her youngest one is about to go to Canada to continue her education, she will end up out of her most precious goal, being a mother..
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, melancholic, sincere
Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 32K
Mother's Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Intersecting stories with different moms collide on Mother's Day.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, holiday, divorce, single father, relationships, secrets, multiple storylines, character change, parenthood, changing lives, overalls, woman ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, romantic, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, christmas, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, parents and children, event planner, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Mistletoe Promise (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A chance meeting between two strangers who share a disdain for Christmas results in The Mistletoe Promise, a pact to help them navigate their holiday complications - together. But as they spend more time with each other and experience the magic of ...
Style: uplifting, sweet, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, love, competition, reunion, couple relations, relationships, youth, couples, fall in love, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dating, romance, friends, love, engagement, fear of commitment, wedding, commitment, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, caribbean, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sell By (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Does every relationship have an expiration date? Adam and Marklin are about to find out. Their 5-year relationship has gone from a passionate flame to a medium burn, forcing them to reconcile with each other’s shortcomings all while watching their ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: painter, friends, love, egocentrism, anniversary, gay kiss, gay, gay lead character, alcoholic, homosexual, profanity, coma ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Salt N' Pepper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kalidasan, a foodie, receives a phone call not intended for him. He finds that the person at the other end, Maya, is also fond of food and cooking. Soon they develop feelings for each other.
Plot: cooking, love, cake, historian, telephone, food, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 307
Crazy in Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems.
Plot: love, adultery, female director
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, love affair, lifestyle, family, parents and children, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), adoption, family relations, audition, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rich Boy, Rich Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Andy is a front desk clerk with a little ambition until he finds his muse. Hayley is a beautiful shampoo girl chasing big dreams in NYC. When their worlds collide in a hapless run-in, the starstruck lovers assume false identities and follow the ...
Plot: book, love, hotel, romance, actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Doing Therapy (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Doing Therapy" is a lighthearted romantic comedy set in modern-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Humorous, silly, and even suspenseful at times, it is a heartwarming tale with the sincerity and simplicity of a black-and-white 1950s melodrama.
Style: cult film
Plot: panic, love, anxiety
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
This Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are ...
Style: light, sweet, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas movie, family problems, reunion, human nature, family life, redemption, parents and children, estrangement, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states, los angeles, san francisco, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%