Movies like Passionada

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Passionada (2002)
 6.2
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Passionada (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The widow falls for the Brit, who pretends to be in the fishing business but is actually a professional gambler. The naive daughter gets into some trouble.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gambling, parents and children, starting over, love affair, teenage life, opposites attract, golden years, death in the family, small town, singing, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, nightclub, couples, small town life, dealing with death, romance
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, family relations and parents and children mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Passionada: Hope Springs (2003), Darling Companion (2012), Good Deeds (2012), My Sassy Girl (2008), Mystic Pizza (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, comedy of errors, love affair, couples, fall in love, rivalry, small town, romance, love and romance, inheritance, saleswoman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 6K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, romance, love and romance, love affair, looking for love, starting over, fall in love, hotel, couple relations, breakup, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, usa, new england, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Darling Companion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pets, couple relations, family problems, family life, disorder, love and romance, golden years, unfulfillment, parents and children, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, search ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.5
 7K
Good Deeds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, romance, couple relations, rich and poor, idealism, family business, single parent, family relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Writer-director Randall Miller's heart-achingly sweet drama centers on the unsatisfying personal life of protagonist Frank Keane (Robert Carlyle), a sensitive baker who remains deeply despondent over his late wife's untimely death. When ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, reunion, school, hopes, dealing with death, dancer's life, death in the family, music, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 19K
My Sassy Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A guy (Jesse Bradford) has his life planned out, until he is wooed, groomed and then dumped by an elusive woman (Elisha Cuthbert).
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, young lovers, small town life, romance, love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, chance meeting, conservative, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 23K
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: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, siblings relations, love and romance, teenage life, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 1K
Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: semi serious, clever, touching, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, parents and children, love affair, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, romance, singleness, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, fall in love, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 19K
Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, transplant, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, coincidence, couples, couple relations, love of one's life, starting over, death of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 809
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, couples, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couple relations, hopes, fall in love, dinner, cheating girlfriend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, family life, looking for love, fall in love, romance, unfulfilled love, best friends, human nature, single parent, dream come true, unlikely couple, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: horse ranch, small town, single parent, starting over, single mother, romance, friendship, divorce, social relations, family relations, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, starting over, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, romance, betrayal, breakup, love and romance, hopes, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 4K
Cake (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A travel writer improves her love life when she becomes an editor for her father's wedding magazine.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, romance, love affair, opposites attract, workplace, family relations, lifestyle, parents and children, couple relations, couples, wooing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Flirting with Forty (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: surfing, older woman younger man relationship, thirtysomething life, couple relations, love affair, unlikely couple, fall in love, romance, family relations, unsupportive friend, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Foreign Affair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, social
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, parents and children, family relations, couples, male female relationship, wedding, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Our Family Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding is comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay to rest their feud.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, family life, couples, culture clash, interracial relations, parents and children, love and romance, family tradition, interracial marriage, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lovely, Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
Style: sentimental, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, fall in love, romance, golden years, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family values, angst, love and romance, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 34K
Raising Helen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, custody, parenthood, orphan, life turned upside down, hopes, society, family relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 766
Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: touching, sexy, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, opposites attract, lovers reunited, love affair, lifestyle, couples, disorder, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, husband wife relationship, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 4K
Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, human nature, introspection, true love, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, family in crisis, parents and children, love affair, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: caribbean, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 4K
Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, young lovers, romance, fall in love, looking for love, couples, eccentric family, couple relations, family relations, lottery, female protagonist, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer.
Style: feel good, touching, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, looking for love, romance, parents and children, human nature, family life, teenage life, lifestyle, society, family in crisis, mother daughter relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 675
Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unemployment, couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, love, friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, love letter, romance, ocean or sea, couples, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 12K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, self discovery, opposites attract, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couple relations, couples, disability, family relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 12K
Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, office romance, love affair, workplace romance, love and romance, love, fall in love, love triangle, romance, cafe, swedish, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, love affair, starting over, hidden identity, disorder, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, urban, male female relationship, veterinarian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 31K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, social differences, society, nothing goes right, pregnancy, nightclub, lifestyle change, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 27K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: swimming, coming of age, small town, single parent, romance, couple relations, fall in love, generation gap, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, kennedy assassination ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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