Movies like Big

If you like "Big" you are looking for feel good, sweet and touching movies about / with body swapping, child as adult, adolescence, magic, toys, child's point of view and friendship themes of Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
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Big (1988)
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Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how to cope with the unfamiliar world of grown-ups including getting a job and having his first romantic encounter with a woman. What will he find out about this strange world?
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, humorous, funny, captivating, sentimental, light, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: body swapping, child as adult, adolescence, magic, toys, child's point of view, friendship, wish fulfillment, teenager, coming of age, fish out of water, switching bodies, romance, toy maker, adulthood, disorder, longing, age difference, hotel, childhood, love story, older woman younger man relationship, carnival, child, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Big

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and romantic films with plots about mentor, dialogue, destiny, catastrophe, culture clash, family and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Big: 13 Going on 30 (2004), The Family Man (2000), 17 Again (2009), Vice Versa (1988), It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, light, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: romance, body swapping, youth, true love, fashion, best friends in love, love and romance, time travel, wish come true, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, magazine editor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987, year 2004 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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95%
 6.8
 110K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, alternate reality, road not taken, parallel universe, life changing experience, singleness, lifestyle change, family relations, fish out of water, workaholic, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 2000
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 199K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, romantic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, teenage life, popularity, family, high school life, family relations, parents and children, adult as child, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 10K
Vice Versa (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, school, switching bodies, teenager, childhood, youth, family, christmas, skull, dysfunctional family, children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: romantic, humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: body swapping, teenager, high school, switching roles, love and romance, fall in love, teenage love, soul transference, gender bending, battle of the sexes, romance, switching bodies ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 453K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: sincere, motivational, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airport, loneliness, culture clash, immigrants, happy ending, passenger, stranded, fish out of water, nothing goes right, misfit, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: body swapping, sisters, switching roles, wish come true, high school, teenage life, disorder, youth, siblings relations, family, sibling relationship, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 84K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love and romance, love story, manners, fish out of water, dating, fall in love, supernatural romance, time, love, couple relations, time traveler ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, san francisco, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 77K
Splash (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There's one big complication though; he's fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: mermaid, love, transformation, romance, fish out of water, scientist, happy ending, fall in love, chase, obsession, brother brother relationship, rescue ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 138K
Freaky Friday (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, family outing ...
Plot: body swapping, high school, mother daughter relationship, teenager, child as adult, wedding, switching bodies, switching roles, soul transference, adult as child, mother daughter conflict, generation gap ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 61K
Jack (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Powell suffers from an affliction that makes him grow four times faster than normal, so the 10-year-old looks like a 40-year-old man. After years of being tutored at home, Jack convinces his overprotective parents to send him to public school. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: freak, childhood, school, child as adult, friendship, fish out of water, life philosophy, coping, genetics, disease, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 13K
Freaky Friday (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: School girl Annabel is hassled by her mother, and Mrs. Andrews is annoyed with her daughter, Annabel. They both think that the other has an easy life. On a normal Friday morning, both complain about each other and wish they could have the easy life ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: body swapping, disney, child as adult, childhood, women, coming of age, family, youth, mother, teenager, dysfunctional family, switching bodies ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, inspirational, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, switching roles, child as adult, youth, adventure, teenager, disorder, misfit, fish out of water, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Simply Irresistible (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, sexy, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: food, magic, chef, love, cooking and food, romance, restaurant, cooking, magic realism, witch, passionate kiss, culture clash ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 42K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: mermaid, friendship, teenager, fall in love, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, adolescence, family relations, friends, true love, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 5K
18 Again! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, family outing
Plot: body swapping, wish come true, soul transference, switching roles, fish out of water, fraternity, golden years, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, misfit, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dream a Little Dream (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bobby Kellar has a crush on Lainie Diamond, girlfriend of school jerk Joel. Coleman is working on an experiment which will help him move into a place where Dreams are reality. When an accident occurs Coleman finds himself in Bobby's body and ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, touching, clever, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: body swapping, teenager, youth, romance, school, switching bodies, dream, transformation, fish out of water, disorder, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about ...
Style: romantic, touching, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: loneliness, happy ending, starting over, life, radio, love, single parent, destiny, looking for love, love story, platonic, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois, washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cafe, restaurant, romance, true love, love, male female relationship, life philosophy, friendship, starting over, self discovery, waitress, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 33K
L.A. Story (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.
Style: funny, talky, surreal, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: satire, weatherman, romance, magic, surrealism, love, creativity, relationships, fantasy world, adaptation, first contact, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 213K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: romance, fall in love, love, happy ending, destiny, unlikely couple, hidden identity, online dating, bookstore, rivalry, platonic, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 12K
Fat Albert (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An obese boy named Fat Albert and his friends Rudy, Mushmouth, Bill, Dumb Donald, Russell, and Weird Harold, pulls into trouble when they "fall" out of their TV world into the real world, where Fat Albert tries to help a young girl, Doris, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, date night ...
Plot: friendship, family, mischievous children, fish out of water, fall in love, misfit, disorder, teenage life, buddies, youth, high school, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, los angeles, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 19K
All of Me (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just before stubborn millionaire Edwina Cutwater dies, she asks her uptight lawyer, Roger Cobb to amend her will so that her soul will pass to the young, vibrant Terry Hoskins – but the spiritual transference goes awry. Edwina enters Roger's ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, light, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, soul transference, battle of the sexes, switching bodies, lawyer, afterlife, death, fish out of water, alter ego, eccentricity, switching roles ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.1
 39K
Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: nanny, youth, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, rich kid, teenager, friends, family relations, initially antagonists, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: touching, feel good, fairy tale, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, true love, self discovery, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, eccentric family, hopes, dream, disorder, magic ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: father son relationship, hospital, divorce, surgery, dysfunctional family, businesswoman, marital separation, employer employee relationship, advertising executive, diabetes, marriage, office ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: body swapping, romance, switching bodies, supernatural, destiny, afterlife, terminal illness, aging, opposites attract, couple relations, couples, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: playwright, writers, large family, children, single parent, love and romance, divorce, parents and children, youth, actress, single father, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, israel, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, high school reunion, alternate timeline, destiny, high school, romance, teenager, time loop, time, unlikely friendships, coming of age, americana ...
Time: 60s, 50s, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 22K
Curly Sue (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: homeless, family, orphan, single father, children, little girl, girl, destiny, daughter, lawyer, rich and poor, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%