Movies like Expecting

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Expecting (2013)
 5.1
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Expecting (2013)
Original name: Gus
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friends, pregnancy, best friends, couple relations, friendship, family relations, life turned upside down, baby, woman, adoption, weakness, father, husband
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Expecting

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about friends, friendship, couples, family relations, couple relations, best friends and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Expecting: Motherhood (2009), Bastards of Young (2013), Miss You Already (2015), The Big Ask (2013), Preggoland (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4K
Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, family life, lifestyle, feminism, couples, disorder, couple relations, parents and children, friends, family relations, urban ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, best friends, couples, friends, thirtysomething life, introspection, halloween costume, seduction, bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Miss You Already (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, cancer, female friendship, friendship, best friends, unfulfillment, terminal illness, friends, life turned upside down, love, best friend, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 544
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: desert, friendship, best friends, moral dilemma, friends, couple relations, dealing with death, buddies, disorder, couples
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 5.5
 656
Preggoland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, friends, pregnancy, parents and children, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, best friends, disorder, dishonesty, faked pregnancy, female protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, friendship, parents and children, support group, friends, family relations, society, social differences, feminism, sexism, female protagonist, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.7
 315
Among Ravens (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends who reunite for their annual 4th of July weekend only to be confronted by Chad, a strange and beautiful nature photographer who begins to change their lives one by one.
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, touching
Plot: reunion, friends, life turned upside down, introspection, friendship, photographer, nature, weekend, panties, voyeur, black panties, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 3K
All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: aging, friendship, friends, couples, elderly, family relations, golden years, couple relations, parents and children, hospital, old man, heart attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: couples, womanizer, looking for sex, sexual relations, love and romance, friendship, transsexual, prostitute, best friends, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, single parent, redemption, family relations, alcohol abuse, vacation, hopes, disability, artists and showbiz, misfit, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: captivating, humorous, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, couples, old love, midlife crisis, best friends, homecoming, reunion, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Girl in Progress (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, single mother, teenage girl, parent child relationship, couple relations, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, family relations, friends, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 273
Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: golden years, friendship, friends, urban, lifestyle, couples, suburbs, family problems, elderly, city life, suburban life, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chutney Popcorn (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother for her sister's baby, hoping to improve her ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, babies and infants, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, gays and lesbians, romance, culture clash, love and romance, friendship, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, asia, india, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 458
Rich Kids (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: friends, divorce, couples, family relations, meaningful kiss, coming of age, parents and children, crumbling marriage, friendship, family life, family problems, best friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: What happens when you graduate from college, only to find that jobs are practically nonexistent and your best friends aren't what they seem? Four old friends reunite after college graduation. The conversation quickly turns sour, and a series of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, college, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, best friends, reunion, hopes, haunted by the past, lifestyle, introspection, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Guatemalan Handshake (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious power failure in a small mountain town coincides with the disappearance of one of its most eccentric young residents. Mystery piles upon mystery as his family and friends search for him, fail, and ultimately try to forget about him, an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, family life, friendship, disorder, couples, missing person, friends, social relations, family relations, nothing goes right, down on your luck, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 798
Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: unsupportive parent, lifestyle, urban, society, culture clash, love and romance, immigrants, fall in love, couple relations, romance, interracial relations, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: offbeat, touching, sexual, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friends, friendship, love affair, family problems, dishonesty, suburbs, couples, unsupportive friend, jealous spouse, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 2K
Ingenious (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, based on true events, light ...
Plot: ambition, friends, follow your dream, hopes, couple relations, stewardess, gambling, entrepreneur, partners, buddies, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 132
Funny Bunny (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gene spends his days canvassing about childhood obesity. One day he canvasses Titty, an emotionally-arrested 19-year-old who has successfully sued his own father to win back a large inheritance and gotten himself disowned in the process. Gene ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: love triangle, friends, friendship, social misfits, bicycle, knife, woman slaps man, rabbit, pig
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 555
Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: unemployment, fall in love, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, golden years, couple relations, on the road, family business, best friends, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 1K
Kotch (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Joseph Kotcher, retired salesman, walks out on his son and daughter-in-law after their attempts to put him in a retirement home. He tracks down their babysitter, sacked because she is pregnant, and rents a small house nearby. He finds a new purpose ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: teenage pregnancy, love and romance, family life, couples, teenage life, elderly, hospital, bus, single parent, couple relations, parents and children, golden years ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.7
 19
Cruisin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Comedy - Devin Begley, Destiny Monique, Amanda Nix, Liana Mendoza, Noel Gugliemi
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, friends, life turned upside down, society, social differences, urban, nightlife, disorder, couple relations, buddies, lowrider, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexual, touching
Plot: pregnancy, on the road, family relations, youth, couples, love and romance, couple relations, babies and infants, romance, marriage, karaoke
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, teenage life, friends, drugs/alcohol, youth, coming of age, altar boy, group of friends, friendship between boys, teenage boy, smoking, coffin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, platonic, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family life, couples, family relations, life turned upside down, orphan, disorder, youth, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Natural Selection (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the past 25 years, she leaves her sheltered world and starts off on a ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, parents and children, escapades, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, odd couple, death wish, family relations, life turned upside down, friends, celibacy, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 308
Full Grown Men (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: mermaid, amusement park, haunted by the past, school, friendship, disgruntled, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age, on the road, fish out of water, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%