Movies like Our Sister Mambo

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Our Sister Mambo (2015)
 5.5
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Our Sister Mambo (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Singapore
Story: Loosely based on 1957's "Our Sister Hedy" and 1961's "The Greatest Civil War on Earth", this romantic comedy follows the Wong household, where the father acts as the glue that holds everyone together while Mambo, the protagonist and third daughter, tries to get her other sisters hitched.
Style: nostalgic
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, sibling rivalry, chef, lawyer, sister sister relationship, birthday, interracial relations, cinema, mother daughter relationship, anniversary, temple, divorced divorcee, pub, old couple, film within a film
Place: singapore, southeast asia

Most similar movies to Our Sister Mambo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, love and romance, couples, dysfunctional family, romance, parents and children and mother daughter relationship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Our Sister Mambo: Guess Who (2005), Cousins (1989), My Fake Fiance (2009), The Color Wheel (2011), This Is 40 (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 40K
Guess Who (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, parents and children, family relations, farce, culture clash, wedding, love and romance, meet the parents, anniversary, father daughter relationship, marital argument ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: wedding, make believe, family relations, fall in love, true love, dishonesty, love and romance, pretense, money problems, hospital, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Color Wheel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: JR has broken up with her professor. She enlists her nervous and obnoxious younger brother Colin to take a short road trip in order to help move out her belongings. They bicker and fight, with one another and pretty much anybody they encounter, ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: on the road, siblings relations, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, family relations, quibbling, dialogue driven, profanity, brother sister incest, sex with brother, sex with sister
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 124K
This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parenting, family relations, birthday, family life, couple relations, parents and children, financial problem, aging, midlife crisis, wife husband relationship, high maintenance, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
An Uzi at the Alamo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a new sense of self. Fearing family humiliation if he backs out ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, coming of age, self discovery, love and romance, hopes, eccentric family, fall in love, bittersweet, twentysomething life, uzi, uncle niece relationship, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Let My People Go! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Everyone knows that Ruben is Jewish, gay, half-French, half-Finnish, an ungrateful son and disappointing lover, a thief who can’t help himself, and possibly a murderer to boot. The only person who doesn't know who Ruben is is Ruben himself. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, farce, gender, family problems, homecoming, religions or cults, introspection, disorder, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 16K
The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, inheritance, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, couple relations, couples, looking for love, love and romance, friendship, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Out at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After telling her fiancé, Dana, that her entire family is dead, Manhattanite Alex whisks off to her childhood home in South Carolina to serve as bridesmaid at her high-maintenance, estranged sister Jeannie's wedding. As she tries not to steal ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, society, romance, love and romance, singleness, gay couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 303
The Ideal Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marie, incapable of choosing between three marriage proposals, decides to give up. Circumstances mean that the three men meet. Far from being hostile, Stéphane, Fabrice and Paul console each other....
Style: intellectual
Plot: sex, lawyer, cafe, mother daughter relationship, love, orgasm, rock musician, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, birthday, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotype, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Move Over, Darling (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three years into their loving marriage, with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although most passengers manage to survive the incident, Ellen ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, honeymoon, rescue, homecoming, family relations, stranded, return, judge, couple relations, romance, desert, dealing with death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, architect, midlife crisis, farce, relationship vs career, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, crumbling marriage, introspection, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 919
Madly in Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film focuses on the tumultuous romance in the lives of four women in The Hague. Teenage daughter Eva, her mother Judith, aunt Barbara and older sister Anna make it under one roof Hague together a nice game of. They are beautiful, courageous and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, romance, battle of the sexes, parents and children, looking for sex, fall in love, couple relations, youth, family relations, family life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 3K
Soof (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Soof is reaching 40 and has everything she ever wanted: three children, a small catering business, a sweet husband Kasper and a lovely home. Until she starts asking herself: 'is this all there is'?
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, family life, couple relations, family relations, life turned upside down, cooking and food, parents and children, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Already Famous (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about a girl from a small town in Malaysia who dreams of becoming a star in neighboring Singapore...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: tv show, fall in love, celebrity culture, hopes, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, love and romance, follow your dream, ambition, media, showbiz, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malaysia, singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cousin cousine (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two distant cousins meet at a wedding banquet for an elderly couple. Over time, a close friendship develops between them, but their spouses begin to think that they are more than just friends.
Style: realistic, humorous, atmospheric, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, wedding, friendship, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, infidelity, manners, couples, disorder, love affair, eccentric family, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, eccentric family, family life, looking for love, relationship vs career, parents and children, sister sister relationship, family relations, widower, retirement, eccentricity, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 3K
Sordid Lives (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Sordid Lives" is about a family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past twenty-three years dressed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family gatherings, family life, couples, siblings relations, parents and children, couple relations, social differences, gender, dishonesty, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, southern usa, usa, los angeles, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Just Add Water (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: romance, family relations, addiction, hopes, working class, dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, love and romance, drug dealing, self discovery, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Because I Said So (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, family relations, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, single father, matchmaking, mother, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: family relations, meet the parents, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, disorder, culture clash, society, thanksgiving, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 102K
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, birthday, teenage love, self discovery, high school life, high school hunk, teenage life, first love, coming of age, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 161
Breast Picture (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pornographers make an Oscar-worthy drama when the director writes a great script and inspires his talent-handicapped cast and crew to deliver great performances.
Plot: porn star, self doubt, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, underdog, dysfunctional family, brother in law sister in law relationship, film within a film, ex husband ex wife relationship, slapping, pornographer, sexually aggressive woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 450
Happy Family (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Thijs is a ripe-age Dutch tomato grower. His adult daughters plan to have him move in a skyscraper-flat, leaving home and professional life, but he takes his adolescent (half-)Moroccon grandson Omar's advice to refuse and keep living. Thijs ...
Style: multicultural
Plot: pot smoking, marijuana, cultural difference, wrestling, dysfunctional family, grandfather grandson relationship, fight, ethnic, waltz, dancing, marriage proposal, director cameo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Big Stone Gap (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story centered around a transitional point in the life of Ave Maria Mulligan, the heart of her community in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: female protagonist, wedding, marriage proposal, small town, lawyer, job offer, family home, family relations, love and romance, couples, female director, interracial friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 332
Raising Waylon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Waylon is a nine year old boy who, after losing their parents, begins to live with her ​​godparents, couples in the past but now separated and with little appetite for adoption. The boy's arrival will be the ultimate test to confirm whether ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: family relations, fall in love, romance, custody, godparent, family, unlikely couple, couples, adoption, orphan, lawyer, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Schnitzel Paradise (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Schnitzel Paradise is a Dutch film about a young Moroccan man working in the kitchen of popular Dutch restaurant.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, captivating, multicultural
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, workplace, fall in love, workplace romance, buddies, rivalry, society, lifestyle, supportive coworker, workplace intrigue, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 7K
Khoobsurat (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A vibrant, hopelessly romantic physiotherapist meets a handsome young Rajput prince who is the complete opposite of her – and is engaged to someone else.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love and romance, romance, family relations, family life, parents and children, bollywood, prince, party, quibbling, misfit, laughter, paralysis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Say It Isn't So (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Boy meets girl; boy falls in love (and had wild, non-stop sex) with girl; boy loses girl... when they discover they are brother and sister! But when he learns that he's the victim of the ultimate case of mistaken identity, the lovesick young ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, mistaken identity, romance, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, farce, lovers reunited, love and romance, siblings relations, love affair, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, indiana, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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