Movies like The Fantastic Family Hotel

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The Fantastic Family Hotel (2017)
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The Fantastic Family Hotel (2017)
Original name: Hotel de Grote L
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kos (13) is going through the most bizarre period in his life. His mother died a few years ago and his dad is having a heart attack. While Kos’ father is in the hospital, it looks like the hotel he is running will be a big mess. But Kos and his three sisters do not intend to let that happen. After the siblings find out that father is deep in financial problems, the hotel is threatened with closure. The children however come up with a solution: someone has to win the local beauty pageant, with a hefty cash prize attached.
Plot: first love, hotel, hospital, teenager in love, teenage boy, single father, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, three sisters, widower, soccer match, heart attack, financial problem, dead mother, fake beard, fake accent, beauty pageant

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, light, sincere and humorous films with plots about father son relationship, family relations, single father, widower, teenage boy, teenager and brother sister relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Fantastic Family Hotel: Catch a Christmas Star (2013), Crossing the Line (2002), Screw Loose (1999), A Gift Wrapped Christmas (2015), Fly Me Away (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Catch a Christmas Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: romantic, captivating, melancholic, sincere
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Crossing the Line (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, humorous ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.2
 957
Screw Loose (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of an Italian natural food company has a heart attack and asks his son, Bernardo, to find the man who saved his life in World War II and bring him to his deathbed. He does so and finds the man in a sanitarium and must deal with his hijinks ...
Plot: hospital, heart attack, journey, woman with glasses, eyeglasses, female nudity, breasts, mental illness, doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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A Gift Wrapped Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
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Fly Me Away (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 82 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7K
Jump In! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, sweet
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.5
 666
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 7.6
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37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 86
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
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35%