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: love and romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, family gatherings, couples, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, snobbism, unlikely couple, cons and scams, romance, christmas, dog, lawyer, actor, break up, deception, happy ending, false identity, loss of job, parent grown child relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, ends with a wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, disorder and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Holiday Engagement: Snow Bride (2013), One Small Hitch (2013), The Wedding Date (2005), Our Family Wedding (2010), A Bride for Christmas (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, journalism, hidden identity, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty, couples, workplace, family gatherings, wedding, christmas, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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100%
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: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: engagement, love and romance, eccentric family, fall in love, family relations, starting over, family business, wedding, childhood friend, romance, couples, story continued during end credits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, fall in love, hidden identity, family relations, male escort, disorder, dishonesty, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, family life, couples, culture clash, interracial relations, parents and children, love and romance, family tradition, interracial marriage, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, humorous, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, couples, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, wooing, fiance fiancee relationship, wedding, male female relationship, engagement, marriage, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
Plot: wedding, make believe, family relations, true love, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, gambling, money problems, hospital, opposites attract, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: unlikely couple, meet the parents, couples, family gatherings, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, society, disorder, family relations, thanksgiving, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
For Better or For Worse (2014)
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: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, family business, couples, disorder, family relations, unlikely couple, singleness, couple relations, love and romance, romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, love affair, starting over, hidden identity, disorder, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, urban, male female relationship, veterinarian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Case of You (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Take Me Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, couples, disorder, on the road, crumbling marriage, romance, taxi
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Undercover Christmas (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Cunningham is an uptight,workaholic FBI agent from a wealthy family. Jake is assigned to protect Brandi O'Neill, cocktail waitress, after she turns in her billionaire boyfriend for tax fraud.Jake is called home unexpectedly during the ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations, cop witness relations, snobbism, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: tense, humorous, witty, touching, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, clever, witty ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty, humorous ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, nothing goes right, hidden identity, unlikely couple, love and romance, disorder, wooing, dishonesty, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Matchmaker Santa (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own prince charming just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Luckinbill). Although things seem ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love triangle, friends, family relations, family life, disorder, couples, best friends, true love, matchmaking, self discovery, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, couples, looking for love, society, true love, misfit, drugs/alcohol, romance, unlikely couple, college graduate, fall in love, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%