Movies like Holiday Engagement

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Holiday Engagement (2011)
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Holiday Engagement (2011)
Original name: A Holiday Engagement
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thirty-something Hillary Burns has spent her life trying to get the approval of her parents, most specifically her judgmental mother, Meredith Burns, thus far without success. Part of that approval for Hillary is to marry the right man. That's why Hillary is so happy that she is engaged to successful lawyer Jason King, who she will bring home to meet the family for the first time at their Thanksgiving get-together weekend in a week's time. However, Hillary's life starts to fall apart when simultaneously she loses her part-time newspaper writing job when the newspaper itself folds, and Jason dumps her as he tries to focus on his career which is seemingly more important to him than Hillary. On the advice of her best friend Sophie, Hillary - who feels she can't go home without Jason, especially as her two sisters' lives seem to meet their mother's approval - decides...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, couples, family gatherings, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, unlikely couple, cons and scams, snobbism, romance, christmas, dog, lawyer, actor, break up, deception, happy ending, false identity, loss of job, parent grown child relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, pretending to be someone else ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Holiday Engagement

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, disorder and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Holiday Engagement: One Small Hitch (2013), Snow Bride (2013), Our Family Wedding (2010), The Wedding Date (2005), A Bride for Christmas (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Small Hitch (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a flight home to Chicago for a family wedding, childhood friends Josh and Molly innocently agree to fake a wedding engagement to make Josh's dying father happy. Things quickly get out of hand with their two boisterous families, and a series ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: engagement, family relations, eccentric family, love and romance, fall in love, family business, starting over, wedding, childhood friend, romance, couples, story continued during end credits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Snow Bride (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a reporter encounters the eldest son of a famous political family at a mountain retreat, she winds up pretending to be his girlfriend over Christmas so he can save face with his family. Should she secretly expose newsworthy scoops about the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, workplace, family relations, journalism, media, love and romance, romance, family gatherings, fall in love, hidden identity, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
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Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, parents and children, interracial relations, love and romance, culture clash, couples, family life, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
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A Bride for Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Bride-to-be Jessie Patterson calls off her third engagement - during the ceremony! She swears off serious relationships, until she meets and is pursued by Aiden MacTiernan. Aiden, on the other hand, has bet his friends he is marriage material, and ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, christmas, siblings relations, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, wooing, looking for love, couples, ends with a kiss, wager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Fake Fiance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jennifer and Vince, virtual strangers, find themselves strapped for cash and decide to stage a fake engagement and wedding just for the gifts
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wendy is finally settling in to single life after the death of her husband. She runs a successful wedding planning company with the help of her friend Roseanne. Wendy's business and values are challenged when Marco, a charming but irritating ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, singleness, couple relations, disorder, couples, family business, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Will You Merry Me? (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rebecca, from an upper class Los Angeles family, and Henry, from choir-singing, tradition-bound Midwestern roots, are in love. Henry pops the question just before Christmas and the kids plan on gathering their families for the holidays in order to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Undercover Christmas (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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A Case of You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
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Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Country: USA
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Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Plot: wedding, christmas, infidelity, time loop, scolding, fall in love, love and romance, family gatherings, romance, homecoming, small town, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
When Harry Tries to Marry (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Indian-American surprises his family when he announces his desire for an arranged marriage with an Indian woman, though his affection for a longtime American friend complicate his plan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two women plot revenge against the woman marrying their friend's ex-boyfriend.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%