Movies like Billy Rose's Jumbo

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Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
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Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious
Plot: gambling, elephant, circus, espionage, friends, romance, love triangle, fighting the system, love and romance, ambition, fall in love, follow your dream, lifestyle, opposites attract, wiretap, disorder, americana, show tunes, dancing, musician, clown, pilot, camp, billiards, entrepreneur ...
Time: 60s
Place: iowa

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Most similar movies to Billy Rose's Jumbo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, dancing, fall in love, singer and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Billy Rose's Jumbo: Frankie and Johnny (1966), Speedway (1968), The Music Man (2003), Live a Little, Love a Little (1968), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Frankie and Johnny (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elvis plays Johnny, a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. Donna Douglas plays Johnny's girl, Frankie. A fortune teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck. Enter a new lady luck played by Nancy Kovack and the cat fight begins.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gambling, love triangle, romance, rock, down on your luck, fall in love, showbiz, oldies, couples, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, mississippi river, mississippi, new york, louisiana ...
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95%
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Speedway (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: gambling, racing, race, disorder, friends, rich and poor, fall in love, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 ⇓
78%
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mike and Danny fly a cropduster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff takes custody of it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: gambling, fall in love, buddies, hidden identity, love and romance, disorder, friends, fish out of water, rock, wooing, starting over, oldies ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pin-up photographer, who doesn't want to get pinned down, comes up against a girl who won't take no for an answer.
Style: realistic, humorous, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boss and employee, love triangle, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, journalism, romance, workplace, lifestyle, impossible love, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, rock, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Boy Friend (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The assistant stage manager of a small-time theatrical company is forced to understudy for the leading lady at a matinée performance at which an illustrious Hollywood director is in the audience scouting for actors to be in his latest ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, ambition, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, show tunes, rising to stardom, showbiz, fall in love, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: nightclub, ocean or sea, retiring, show tunes, couple relations, ship, fish out of water, family business, fall in love, wooing, love triangle, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Love's Labour's Lost (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An update of the classic Shakespeare story, director Kenneth Branagh shot this movie like a classic 30s musical. Love's Labour's Lost tells the story of four best friends who swear off love. The King of Navarre and his three companions ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, best friends, couple relations, fall in love, disorder, couples, love and romance, passion, pianist, father daughter relationship, police, military ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1939
Place: france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, semi serious ...
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 ⇓
56%
Flower Drum Song (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Chinese stowaway Mei Li arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé, wealthy nightclub owner Sammy Fong, in an arranged marriage; but the groom has his eye on his star singer Linda Low. This film version of the Rodgers and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, slang
Plot: love triangle, nightclub, heist, family relations, chinatown, stowaway, romance, immigrants, opposites attract, artists and showbiz, womanizer, love and romance ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Goddess (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elspeth Dickens dreams of finding her "voice" despite being stuck in an isolated farmhouse with her twin toddlers. A web-cam becomes her pathway to fame and fortune, but at a price.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, romance, hopes, singing, artists and showbiz, parents and children, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
That Touch of Mink (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, unemployment, falling in love, romance, idealism, couples, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, cinderella story, wooing, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 70s
Place: new york, new york yankees, baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Perfect Couple (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Offbeat but endearing romantic comedy about unlikely match-up (by computer dating) of straitlaced Dooley, under the thumb of overbearing father, and singer Heflin, whose life is wrapped up with her familial rock group.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, musician, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, friends, couples, family relations, looking for love, older man younger woman relationship, antique dealer ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bruce (Rod Taylor), the owner of a aerospace company, is infatuated with Jennifer (Doris Day) and hires her to be his biographer so that he can be near her and win her affections. Is she actually a Russian spy trying to obtain aerospace secrets?
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, sitcom ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, mistaken identity, romance, nasa, fall in love, laboratory, disorder, cruise, love and romance, goofy hero, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
At Long Last Love (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, fall in love, singer, show tunes, artists and showbiz, couples, lifestyle, performer's life, romance, love and romance, master and servant, racetrack ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: rock, romance, music, instructor, couples, friends, lifestyle, ambition, partners, buddies, love and romance, oldies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Kissin' Cousins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: soldier, mountain, love triangle, social differences, chaos and mayhem, eccentric family, rock, nothing goes right, buddies, twins, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Spinout (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: heiress, racecar driver, rock band, rich girl, rock, family business, fall in love, parents and children, eccentric family, wooing, buddies, leadership ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Girl Happy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: nightclub, spring break, gangsters, nothing goes right, musician's life, partners, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, odd couple, buddies ...
Time: 60s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Trouble with Girls (1969)
Genre: Comedy, History, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: labor union, americana, investigation, tent, lecture, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, workplace, nothing goes right, ambition, society, disorder ...
Time: 1920s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Not on the Lips (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, infidelity, disorder, love triangle, uncover truth, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, ambition, romance, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: paris france, japan, europe, asia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Do Not Disturb (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Doris Day continues her reign as America's sweetheart" (Motion Picture Herald) in this "bright, colorful comedy of marital misunderstanding" (The Film Daily). Co-starring Rod Taylor (The Glass Bottom Boat) and featuring ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, romance, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, disorder, couples, one more chance, battle of the sexes, love and romance, grape, fox ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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30 Days Until I'm Famous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Latina working in Los Angeles as a messenger is randomly discovered and fashioned into a pop music star.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: rising to stardom, musician's life, ambition, fall in love, starting over, celebrity culture, romance, couples, lifestyle, wooing, teenage life, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Pirates of Penzance (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In spite of being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child, Frederic has led a very sheltered life. So when he arrives in Penzance with his boisterous shipmates, there are a few surprises in store for him! It all ends happily, but not before ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, talky, lyrical ...
Plot: pirate, opera, ocean or sea, friends, adventure, leadership, heroes, escapades, love and romance, romance, mute or deaf, ocean ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: cornwall, australia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Little Night Music (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: West Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik goes to see an old flame, the famous actress ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, desire for fame, actor's life, unfulfillment, master and servant, love and romance, estate, friends, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Fantasticks (2000)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two rural teens sing and dance their way through a forbidden romance and a dangerous travelling carnival.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, lyrical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, social relations, cabaret, small town, dancing, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, teenage girl, family feud ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Thrill of It All (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of the film centres around urban housewife Beverly Boyer (Doris Day) and her husband, a successful gynaecologist and devoted family man, Gerald (James Garner). Beverly is offered the opportunity to star for a television commercial ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: pregnancy, housewife, romance, celebrity culture, midlife crisis, unsupportive spouse, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lifestyle, womanizer, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 153
Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: beach, beach party, music, musician's life, relationship vs career, rock, college, cons and scams, mistaken identity, siblings relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hotel, stenographer, flapper, pursuit, farce, power relations, couples, workplace romance, boss and employee, silly humor, show tunes, workplace ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%