Movies like The Happiest Millionaire

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The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
 6.8
 2K
The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father--especially since the nice young men around town all fear him. Wouldn't you fear a father-in-law that keeps alligators for pets and teaches boxing at his daily Bible classes?
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, clever, light, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: family relations, family, romance, school, martial arts, rich and poor, pets, love and romance, family life, follow your dream, social differences, society, lifestyle, immigrants, estate, siblings relations, eccentric family, master and servant, unlikely couple, power relations, show tunes, millionaire, cinderella story, boxing, world war one ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917, year 1916, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, london, ireland, new york, san francisco

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Most similar movies to The Happiest Millionaire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and realistic films with plots about family, love and romance, family relations, mentor, catastrophe, destiny and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The Happiest Millionaire: Mary Poppins (1964), The Music Man (1962), Cinderella (1997), Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), Puppy Love (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, imagination, family, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 17K
The Music Man (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: small town, family, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, lifestyle, music band, society, dishonesty, screwball, couples, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 8K
Cinderella (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Updated version of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical of the classic fairy-tale, with an all-star, multi-racial cast.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens, date night, kids ...
Plot: cinderella story, couples, true love, cinderella, family, romance, master and servant, imaginary, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens
Plot: children, doctors, family life, adoption, sisters, siblings relations, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, single parent, childhood, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.2
 910
Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, family, fall in love, single parent, pets, hopes, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Music Man (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, americana, racism, love and romance, artists and showbiz, society, romance, clergy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, father daughter relationship, family relations, event planner, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, human nature, comedy of errors, plan gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 22K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, summer camp, children, orphan, single parent, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, social worker, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Look Who's Talking Now (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Samantha LeBon hatches a scheme to spend a romantic Christmas with her new employee -- the unsuspecting, blithesome James -- his wife, their kids and their two dogs, Rocks and Daphne, must rescue him before he makes a terrible mistake.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: puppy, dog, family relations, pets, family, parents and children, family life, save the day, escapades, heroes, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: single father, single parent, widower, wooing, family relations, romance, looking for love, starting over, love and romance, love affair, parents and children, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: large family, playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, starting over, family relations, children, actress, family problems, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: large family, family, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, blended family, family life, parents and children, eccentric family, opposites attract, single parent, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 36K
Annie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ever since her parents left her as a baby, little Annie has led a hard-knock life with her calculating foster mother, Miss Hannigan. However, all that changes when hard-nosed billionaire and mayoral candidate Will Stacks takes her in on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: adoption, orphan, foster child, family, parents and children, hopes, friends, dancing, rich and poor, rags to riches, father daughter relationship, adoptive father adopted daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: pets, puppy, dog, rescue, family relations, family, adventure, love and romance, nothing goes right, heroes, danger, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, montana, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 21K
Curly Sue (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: orphan, little girl, family, single father, daughter, cons and scams, urban, friendship, children, homeless, society, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, summer camp, parents and children, family relations, family, mischievous children, family life, reunion, single parent, love and romance, summer, lookalikes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 56K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, parents and children, memory loss, single father, family relations, mischievous children, yacht, romance, dishonesty, disorder, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Boyfriends' Dogs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The owners of a small diner are surprised one rainy evening when, just after close, a young woman wearing a wedding dress with three dogs in tow begs to come into their restaurant. What follows is the young woman's retelling of how she arrived ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couples, pets, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, singleness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Finian's Rainbow (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Irishman, Finian, and his daughter Sharon, arrive in Rainbow Valley, a Southern town of tobacco sharecroppers in the state of Missitucky. The town has its own resident dreamer, Woody, who thinks that he might be able to put the town on the map by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: racism, dance, desire, gnome, deaf mute, father daughter relationship, gold, small town, pretense, show tunes, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 2K
Summer Magic (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It's not entirely uninhabited, though; the owner, a Mr. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, widow, small town, family, starting over, mysterious character, young lovers, parents and children, family life, love and romance, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: maine, usa, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dear Dumb Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Based on the best selling series "Dear Dumb Diary" by Jim Benton. Follow Jamie Kelly as she navigates Mackeral Middle School with the help of her best friend Isabella, her nemesis Angeline and the boy of her dreams Hudson.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: middle school, family, popular girl, youth, diary, love and romance, school, teenage life, female protagonist, female director, overalls, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 5K
Funny Lady (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 1930s in New York – The famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the depression she has trouble finding work as an artist but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns his own nightclub.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: nightclub, female protagonist, singer, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, show tunes, couples, cabaret, radio show ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.5
 3K
Popstar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girls life gets turned upside down when a new school friend turns out to be a popstar.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, pre-teens, date night
Plot: pop star, youth, romance, musician's life, showbiz, family life, lifestyle, misfit, teenage love, parents and children, ultimatum, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, eligible bachelor, thirtysomething life, workplace, couple relations, self discovery, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family relations, dysfunctional family, reunion, divorced parents, young heroes, couples, eccentric family, disorder, love and romance, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, youth, journalism, power relations, parents and children, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: ohio, usa, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 645
Bon Voyage! (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana travels abroad for the once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but bringing his three children will prove to be more troublesome
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, vacation, family life, when the parents are away, mischievous children, nothing goes right, romance, family, youth, adventure, love and romance, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, indiana, france, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mollie and James are together and raising a family, which now consists of an older Mikey and his baby sister, Julie. Tension between the siblings arises, and as well with Mollie and James when Mollie's brother Stuart moves in. Mikey is also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, family, baby, romance, family life, parents and children, suburbs, couples, disorder, silly humor, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, couple relations, family life, thanksgiving, liberal, halloween, dysfunctional family, family, robbery, divorce, grandfather ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: paris france, new york, venice, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 31K
Must Love Dogs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sarah Nolan is a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: internet dating, divorce, pets, dating, romance, looking for love, couples, singleness, family life, dog, family relations, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%