Movies like Laura Lansing Slept Here

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Laura Lansing Slept Here (1988)
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Laura Lansing Slept Here (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With a glittering cast that includes Katharine Hepburn and Karen Austin in lead roles, Laura Lansing Slept Here is a humorous family movie. Hepburn plays Laura Lansing, a novelist who undergoes an identity crisis as, despite her fame and fortune, she feels something is missing from her life. Entering into a quest to return a degree of normalcy to her life, Lansing's attempts provide many comedic moments, as well as a salient lesson for the famous author.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, survival, writer's life, obsession, romance, dull life, family life, artists and showbiz, social differences, haunted by the past, couples, disorder, reunion, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, writers, child, pregnancy, taxi, housewife, accountant, suburbs, novel, wager ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas

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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 family relations, couples, love and romance, disorder, family life, romance and fish out of water mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Laura Lansing Slept Here: Love Thy Neighbor (1984), A Nanny for Christmas (2010), A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011), Feed the Fish (2010), The Reunion (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, adultery, opposites attract, family relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, family relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, pets, romance, fall in love, couples, holiday, family life, disorder, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Madea gets sick, her family comes to her aid. What they don't realize is that they're the ones who need her help. As always, Madea's cockeyed outlook on life saves the day and guarantees side-splitting laughs along the way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family problems, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, golden years, disorder, theater, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Feed the Fish (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, writer's life, fish out of water, midlife crisis, fall in love, parents and children, friendship, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, misfit, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, high school reunion, class reunion, party, couples, family relations, youth, teenage life, romance, love and romance, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, family problems, disorder, unsupportive spouse, nothing goes right, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family problems, family relations, farce, estate, eccentric family, master and servant, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, disorder, unfulfillment, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, culture clash, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A New Life (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Steve Giardino, an abrasive workaholic Wall Streeter, and his wife Jackie divorce after twenty-six years of marriage and find themselves thrust back into the dating world in middle age and in search of a new life.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnant woman, dating, friendship, self discovery, lifestyle, unfulfillment, ego clash, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, terminal illness, singleness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Look Who's Talking (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mollie is a single working mother who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James, a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to make them both happy. But Mollie won't even consider James. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: babies and infants, pregnancy, single parent, romance, family life, fall in love, couples, love and romance, disorder, child's point of view, babysitting, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Made for Each Other (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The pair who created "Lovers and Other Strangers" take on marriage and other impossibilities.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, suspense, biting ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, haunted by the past, siblings relations, love affair, bittersweet, romance, family relations, couples, bathtub, masturbation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Farm Girl in New York (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friends, fall in love, audition, looking for sex, fish out of water, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, broadway, looking for love, broadway musical, inspiration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 780
Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, midlife crisis, disorder, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 3K
The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: rise to the top, social differences, family gatherings, ambition, disorder, social relations, family life, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, family relations, society, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is nearly a generation since we've visited Dobie Gillis, and the middle-aged Dobie is nothing like he was as a youth, having has sown all of his wild oats. He's settled into the predictable adult life, married to the reliable Zelda (who ...
Style: feel good, touching, sitcom, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, single parent, criminal heroes, family relations, couples, dishonesty, buddies, high school, college, family life, love triangle, dangerous attraction
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, actor's life, parents and children, family life, youth, child prodigy, disorder, childhood, culture clash, love and romance, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 815
Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, crimes, criminal heroes, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Just as San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is set to get married, her absentee father arrives, disrupting the household of his ex-wife. Is he there to break up the wedding? Or to steal back his ex-wife? Or is Pogo finally ready to be a ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: human nature, parents and children, family life, romance, love and romance, wedding, breakup, couples, estrangement, family relations, football player, cowboy boots ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Thanksgiving Family Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Against the ardent wishes of his wife, eleven-year-old son, and sixteen-year-old daughter, ALBERT SNIDER (Judge Reinhold) is determined to have a festive family holiday. Albert doesn't seem to realize that his kids would rather stick needles in ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: thanksgiving, nothing goes right, family life, eccentric family, reunion, disorder, family gatherings, suburban life, family relations, misfit, family, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, grownups, disorder, buddies, parents and children, self discovery, couples, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, friends, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Wooly Boys (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Grizzled North Dakota rancher Stoney heads to the big city to see his daughter and winds up bonding with the grandson he never knew in this heartwarming tale. Stoney's city-bred grandson, Charles, tricks him into getting help for a serious ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: terminal illness, ranch, fish out of water, social differences, escapades, redemption, human nature, culture clash, parents and children, family life, sheep, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, parents and children, family gatherings, family problems, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, family relations, terminal illness, strong female presence, profanity, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 3K
Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, family gatherings, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, family problems, couples, disorder, lifestyle, down on your luck, siblings relations, relative ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 499
White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, fall in love, family life, introspection, youth, couples, romance, love triangle, dinosaur, dating, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: professor, historian, actor, couple relations, fish out of water, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couples, young lovers, actor's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, getting home, misfit, animal life, self discovery, family life, dog, adventure, stupidity, silly humor, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 3K
The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, hopes, social differences, fish out of water, disorder, love and romance, partners, rivalry, working class, unlikely couple, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Director Lawrence Turman's 1971 drama examines a young couple's unhappy marriage.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: voyeurism, stock broker, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, relationship vs career, sexual relations, reunion, obsession, espionage, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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