Movies like Can't Be Heaven

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Can't Be Heaven (1999)
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Can't Be Heaven (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Everyone eventually meets the love of their lives. Sometimes, like Danny and Julia, that person comes along when you are 13 years old. Other times, like Hubbie and his sweetheart, star-crossed love makes getting together a life-long adventure. This heartwarming story will make you feel like falling in love all over again.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, emotional, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, school, ghost, jazz, teenage life, best friends, youth, friendship, friends, romance, family relations, misfit, love and romance, fall in love, young lovers, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, first love, death of father, crush, saxophonist, child's point of view, lovesick, infatuation, advice
Time: 30s, 1930s

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Most similar movies to Can't Be Heaven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about youth, friends, love and romance, coming of age, friendship, romance and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Can't Be Heaven: Too Young to Marry (2007), The Color of Milk (2004), Cheeky Girls (2008), Shag - More Dancing (1989), Flipped (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hopes, romance, love and romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, college, coming of age, interracial relations, best friends, college life, hotshot lawyer, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, friendship, teenage love, fall in love, teenage life, self discovery, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: school, friends, youth, coming of age, high school, teenage life, love and romance, high school life, family relations, lifestyle, school life, teenage crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dancing, dance, beach, romance, looking for love, teenage love, unfulfillment, young lovers, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, teenage love, school, love and romance, youth, family relations, best friends, parents and children, friends, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.7
 82K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: first love, teenage love, fall in love, love and romance, school, teenage life, teen romance, teenage boy, adolescence, childhood sweetheart, crush, neighbor ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 1950s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Gregory's Girl (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In his Scottish New Town home, gangling Gregory and his schoolfriends are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got into the football team - and is a better player than him. He finally asks her out, but it ...
Style: feel good, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, soccer, high school, school, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, friends, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
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Yes, But... (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At age 17, Eglantine is troubled by a number of things. Her argumentative parents comprise an absentee and philandering father and an overprotective, occasionally alcoholic mother. Her boyfriend S├ębastien is a couple of years older; he's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: coming of age, psychotherapy, teenager, therapist, friendship, family life, introspection, youth, romance, social relations, sex addict, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Natalie allows her classmate Jeff, who ran away from home after a fight with his stepfather, to stay at her place while her father is away on a business trip. Natalie soon starts dating Jeff's friend James Casey, who isn't as faithful as ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, coming of age, love triangle, teenager, friends, teenage love, teen romance, high school life, teenage life, when the parents are away, platonic ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 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, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pop star, romance, youth, family life, lifestyle, musician's life, showbiz, misfit, teenage love, ultimatum, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, rise to the top, best friends, youth, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Italian Key (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A romantic fairy tale about a 19-year old orphan girl who, as her sole inheritance, gets an antique key that unlocks both an old Italian villa and the secrets of her family history.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, young lovers, youth, love and romance, siblings relations, fish out of water, self discovery, fall in love, romance, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In his award-winning debut feature film, director Ahmet Ulucay portrays the innocence of childhood and the lure of the cinema for two teens in a small Turkish village. Working for a watermelon seller by day, Remet spends his evenings trying to ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, sincere, sentimental, semi serious
Plot: friendship, small town life, family relations, society, love and romance, romance, village, fall in love, teenage life, small town, watermelon, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
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Worst Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: WORST FRIENDS is the story of two childhood friends who are forced to re-think their friendship as adults. When Jake (Richard Tanne) is injured in a car accident, the only person willing to take care of him is his childhood friend Sam (Noah Barrow). ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, love and romance, friends, unfulfillment, suburban life, disability, suburbs, injury, rivalry, jousting, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Lloyd (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A boy learns that confidence and self-esteem are the greatest gifts.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: misfit, love and romance, friends, school, teachers and students, friendship, youth, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, win over, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, family relations, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, innocence lost, social differences, human nature, eccentric family, singleness, teenage love, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Her Best Move (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, follow your dream, youth, friends, friendship, teenage love, against the odds, family relations, love and romance, high school life, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A quirky teen with a penchant for war reenactments, Kelly Ernswiler obsesses over military tactics with his buddy Bart. The school bully is one of Kelly's regular headaches, and he also has to deal with a frustrating situation at home, where ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, friends, addiction, human nature, contests and competitions, lifestyle, family relations, teenage life, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Let It Snow (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Our two young lovers meet on a series of snowy days in high school. Years later they reconnect in Manhattan, but life is more complicated. Sarah sleeps with her beeper. James goes to "open-mike therapy". As Sarah plans her wedding to ...
Style: clever, sentimental, sincere, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, young lovers, gender, family relations, friends, cooking and food, couples, romance, love and romance, school, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
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Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, siblings relations, teenage life, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Wild Chicks in Love (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, talky, realistic
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, romance, love and romance, youth, best friends, high school life, fall in love, friendship, self confidence, youth gang, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A movie about a young honors student-turned-anarchist, Puck, and his group of anarchist friends living peacefully in a Dallas commune until a nihilist, Johnny Black, appears with The Anarchist Cookbook and completely destroys their way of life.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, teenage life, fighting the system, society, youth, fall in love, friendship, college dropout, drugs/alcohol, friends, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Louder Than Bombs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in a small Polish town, "Louder Than Bombs" tells the coming-of-age story of Marcin, a 21-year-old with a penchant for James Dean and The Smiths. After the death of his father, Marcin must contend with the funeral arrangements while ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, youth, love and romance, friends, friendship, romance, twentysomething life, parents and children, dealing with death, death, sex, provincial life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Let's Be Friends! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Raj has always had a unrequited childhood crush on a friend named Tina, but Tina's best friend Pooja has always had a crush on Raj. When Raj's family move to England to get involved in an internet business, Raj promises Tina that he will ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, mistaken identity, fall in love, true love, starting over, youth, romance, disorder, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 6K
Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, college life, youth, unlikely couple, friends, small town, homecoming, small town life, romance, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 8K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, couple relations, puberty, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 607
Summerhood (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The coming of age summer-camp saga of four best friends who hate each other.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, summer camp, friendship, romance, gender, youth, betrayal, friends who hate each other, first love, society, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four guys, best friends, have grown up together in DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81, a tiny town in West Texas. Years ago, they made a solemn vow to leave town together as soon as they graduate. Now, it's that weekend and the time has come to "put up ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, small town life, teenage life, americana, social relations, family relations, graduation, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: bully, parents and children, friendship, family, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry, love and romance, family relations, couples, friends, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Childhood's End (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A story of two teens discovering their budding sexuality. Greg is having his first sexual experience and first relationship with his friend's mother, a woman twice his age....while Denise is angry with Greg, and sleeps with another girl. Both ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, first kiss, feminism, teenage life, love affair, fall in love, couples, friends, love and romance, gender, prodigy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%