Movies like Holiday Engagement

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Holiday Engagement (2011)
 6.0
 3K
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, romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, family gatherings, couples, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, unlikely couple, cons and scams, snobbism, christmas, dog, wedding, lawyer, actor, break up, deception, happy ending, waiter, cell phone, false identity, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Holiday Engagement

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, 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), A Bride for Christmas (2012), Our Family Wedding (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 3K
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, hidden identity, journalism, love and romance, workplace, couples, dishonesty, family relations, family gatherings, wedding, christmas, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, engagement, love and romance, family business, family relations, eccentric family, fall in love, starting over, childhood friend, romance, couples, story continued during end credits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, unlikely couple, wedding, opposites attract, fall in love, hidden identity, family relations, disorder, male escort, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, fall in love, love and romance, couples, looking for love, wooing, happy ending, wedding, fiance fiancee relationship, marriage, dating, engagement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, parents and children, culture clash, love and romance, family life, couples, family tradition, interracial marriage, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, dishonesty, fall in love, love and romance, gambling, money problems, hospital, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
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, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: meet the parents, unlikely couple, family gatherings, love and romance, couples, culture clash, family relations, parents and children, society, disorder, thanksgiving, engagement ...
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: disorder, love and romance, romance, singleness, family relations, unlikely couple, couple relations, family business, couples, opposites attract
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.5
 2K
Mr. Fix It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lance Valenteen (David Boreanaz) makes a living as "Mr. Fix It," a man who gets hired by men that have just recently been dumped by their girlfriend. Lance dates the guys' ex-girlfriend and becomes the worst date possible, sending the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wooing, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, cons and scams, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, shrewd, voyeur, no panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 686
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: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hopes, starting over, hidden identity, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, dishonesty, urban, romance, delusion, jogging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shop owner Alice Chapman is nervous to meet her future in-laws at Christmas, especially because she is arriving ahead of her new fiance Will Mitchum. Alice’s trip becomes more stressful when her luggage is lost and her phone is damaged, leaving her ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: destiny, christmas, disorder, fall in love, holiday, mistaken identity, parents and children, happy ending, love and romance, romance, hopes, misunderstanding ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, human nature, fall in love, romance, hopes, single parent, love and romance, writer's life, family relations, couple relations, self discovery, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 11K
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, win over, writer's life, fall in love, romance, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, false identity, internet dating, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, comedy of errors, love affair, couples, fall in love, rivalry, romance, small town, love and romance, inheritance, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, lifestyle, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, couples, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 7K
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: taxi driver, love and romance, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, couples, on the road, disorder, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 663
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, wooing, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, twentysomething life, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, dishonesty, social differences, couples, family relations, unlikely couple, cop witness relations, parents and children, opposites attract, parent grown child relationship, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 2K
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, tense, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, love and romance, fall in love, romance, disorder, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, wooing, graduate student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Fall in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An accountant, who never quite grew out of his awkward teenage years, finds himself with a dating coach - she happens to be his high school crush as well. Thanks to his coach, he gets a pretty woman he has his sights on for some time, but realizes ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: accountant, true love, physical appearance, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, teaching the ways of the world, meaningful kiss
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Perfect Wedding (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Christmas is approaching, and Paul's adopted sister Alana is coming home for the holidays. This won't be just a regular family celebration, as she's recently engaged and the weekend will be spent planning her June wedding with her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, siblings relations, family relations, cons and scams, family gatherings, couples, gender, homecoming, gays and lesbians, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 8K
At Middleton (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, tour guide, self discovery, fall in love, self fulfillment, opposites attract, couples, parents and children, love and romance, disorder, tourist, middle age romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, couple relations, friendship, romance, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, doctors and patients, power relations, group therapy, waiter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Perfect Romance (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mother of a young divorcee places an ad on her daughter's behalf on a lonely hearts internet website but the person who responds fits her own ideal of a suitable partner. The daughter is still hung up on her musician ex-husband.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, couples, looking for love, romance, couple relations, dating, internet chat, male female relationship, lifestyle, single parent, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 942
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, disorder, actor's life, lifestyle, hidden identity, fall in love, frame up, boss and employee, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 673
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, true love, society, culture clash, interracial marriage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 1K
Nearlyweds (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Revolves around three friends who have dream weddings only to find out that the pastor who married them failed to complete the key paperwork required to make them official.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, relationship vs career, couples, romance, best friends, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, break up, breakup, friends, mother in law ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, breakup, wooing, rivalry, workplace, fall in love, career change, workplace situations, win over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, unlikely couple, hidden identity, love and romance, romance, disorder, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, dishonesty, comedy of errors, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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