Movies like Agnes Browne

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Agnes Browne (1999)
 6.5
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Agnes Browne (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Agnes Browne's husband died, she discovered something amazing... Herself.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, touching, melancholic, sweet, sincere, uplifting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: poverty, working class, children, friendship, death, terminal illness, justice, romance, single father, irish, happy ending, childhood, best friend, family relations, human spirit, life is a bitch, family problems, down on your luck, single parent, hopes, injustice, society, family in crisis, death in the family, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, boston

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, realistic and feel good films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, storytelling, family relations, life philosophy, dialogue and bittersweet mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Agnes Browne: Roseanna's Grave (1997), Jersey Girl (2004), Two Family House (2000), The Perez Family (1995), The Story of Us (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, family relations, family problems, death in the family, couple relations, dealing with death, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, eccentric family, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, france, paris france, europe
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 6.2
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Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, death in childbirth, death of wife, death, relationships, love story, romance, honest, family relations, starting over, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Two Family House (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Buddy Visalo (Michael Rispoli) is a factory worker, a frustrated crooner who once had a shot at the big time. Buddy's dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed moneymaking schemes. His latest is buying a two-family ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: working class, friendship, culture clash, love and romance, couple relations, down on your luck, human nature, society, life is a bitch, couples, pregnancy, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 90s
Place: new jersey, ireland, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: single father, romance, friendship, parenthood, happy ending, widower, unlikely friendships, single parent, lone hero, mentor, adolescence, wooing ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Perez Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual ...
Style: touching, light, sweet, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: romance, destiny, adventure, immigration, adaptation, mistaken identity, political prisoner, prostitute, family relations, society, human nature, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, miami, usa, latin america, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, love, relationships, women, romance, divorce, infidelity, life, bittersweet, couple relations, writers, marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, nanny, friendship, single father, self discovery, parents and children, housekeeper, romance, single parent, interracial relations, starting over, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Where the Heart Is (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, teenage pregnancy, small town, pregnancy, coming of age, single parent, friendship, youth, love and romance, family relations, power of love, women ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, tennessee, california, usa, maine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Family Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: biracial, self discovery, family relations, secrets, betrayal, loneliness, justice, interracial relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: arkansas, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love story, death, love and romance, romance, terminal illness, starting over, grief, life philosophy, couples, loss of spouse, family relations, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, europe, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
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Brassed Off (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At ...
Style: sexy, emotional, touching, feel good, light ...
Plot: mining, music, working class, brass band, small town, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital, competition, musician, catastrophe, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century, 70s
Place: yorkshire, england, london, scotland, northern england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, light, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, marriage, friendship, romance, grandmother, love, women, advice, adultery, stereotypes, americana, marriage proposal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, north carolina, northern california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.6
 329K
50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, friendship, best friend, patient, chemotherapy, therapist, fighting illness, doctor, buddies, coping, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington state, washington d.c., canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, talky, humorous, touching, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, world war two, holocaust, infidelity, love and romance, peasant, dark humor, love affair, self discovery, love triangle, human nature, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, poland, usa, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: sexy, touching, bad ending, reflective, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, death, dysfunctional family, family relations, finnish, chase, mother daughter relationship, multiple storylines, natural disaster, single father, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, romance, transformation, love story, education, unemployment, love and romance, teachers and students, couple relations, couples, family problems, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: romantic, realistic, melancholic, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: best friends in love, friendship, sex, romance, relationship problems, family, love, love story, happy ending, relationships, parenthood, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, vermont ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Steel Magnolias (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sad, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: women, female friendship, small town, wedding, family relations, friendship, terminal illness, life philosophy, diabetic, parents and children, loss of daughter, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, romance, teenager, adoption, high school, unlikely friendships, justice, stereotypes, happy ending, underdog, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Molly (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Molly McKay is a profoundly autistic twenty-something woman who has lived in an institution from a young age following her parents' death in a car accident. When the institution must close due budget cuts, Molly is left in the charge of her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: autism, disability, siblings relations, custody, human spirit, hopes, romance, mental patient, brother sister relationship, incestuous desire, advertising executive, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, visually appealing, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: women, death of husband, grief, widow, romance, friendship, bittersweet, female protagonist, house painter, sister sister relationship, destiny, justice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: realistic, talky, witty, touching, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, brothers, irish catholic, friendship, marriage, writers, irish, guilt, loss of father, abusive father, loneliness, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, ireland, long island, boston, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, light, talky, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, romance, misfit, best friends, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, new jersey, dublin ireland, europe, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.0
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Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, friendship, terminal illness, pregnancy, tragic hero, family problems, couples, romance, hopes, best friends, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, romance, fall in love, single father, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, life philosophy, marriage, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, england, los angeles, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 84K
Spanglish (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, unfulfilled love, single parent, food, dysfunctional family, infidelity, parent child relationship, relationship problems, private school, love and romance, parents and children, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, latin america, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, small town, college, friendship, romance, betrayal, college life, adaptation, love affair, student, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 29K
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: light, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, romance, teenager, commitment, friendship, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, adultery, pizza ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, london, england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 32K
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: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, small town, romance, teenager, father daughter relationship, loneliness, single parent, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s, year 1964, 20th century, year 1963
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 70K
Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: feel good, emotional, sentimental, road movie, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, suicide attempt, stewardess, romance, fall in love, life philosophy, self discovery, love story, redemption, road trip, love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, memphis, mississippi, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%