Movies like Passionada

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Passionada (2002)
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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, romance, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, nightclub, couples, small town life, dealing with death, bittersweet
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, fall in love, couple relations, family relations and parents and children mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Passionada: Expired (2007), Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008), Flirting with Forty (2008), Darling Companion (2012), Hope Springs (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, comedy of errors, love affair, couples, fall in love, rivalry, small town, love and romance, romance, inheritance, saleswoman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, unfulfilled love, parents and children, love and romance, single parent, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, opposites attract, fall in love, unlikely couple, couples, terminal illness, romance, attraction, love and romance, female director, seductive, seduction
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, surfing, romance, family relations, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, thirtysomething life, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pets, couple relations, family life, family problems, disorder, love and romance, golden years, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, search ...
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Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, looking for love, starting over, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, 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 ⇓
55%
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 7.6
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Elsa & Fred (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: touching, semi serious, tense, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse ranch, small town, starting over, single parent, single mother, romance, friendship, divorce, parents and children, family relations, social relations, fall in love ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: A guy (Jesse Bradford) has his life planned out, until he is wooed, groomed and then dumped by an elusive woman (Elisha Cuthbert).
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 697
Black Coffee (2014)
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.9
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Country: USA
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Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: psychological, touching, humorous, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, social
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, opposites attract, love affair, social differences, fish out of water, friendship, tragic love, society, writer's life, romance, fall in love, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 847
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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: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, looking for love, couples, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, dating, society, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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
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Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 4K
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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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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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, sentimental, feel good, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, couple relations, custody, family relations, parents and children, orphan, life turned upside down, love and romance, society, hopes, opposites attract, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, romance, family problems, family in crisis, true love, parents and children, eccentric family, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, new england, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%