Movies like Blow Dry

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Blow Dry (2001)
 6.2
 8K
Blow Dry (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The annual British Hairdressing Championship comes to Keighley, a town where Phil and son Brian run a barbershop and Phil's ex-wife Shelly and her lover Sandra run a beauty salon.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, flamboyance, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, rivalry, beauty salon, hairdresser, model, working class, love and romance, ambition, follow your dream, relationship vs career, romance, contests and competitions, unfulfilled love, underdog, workplace, workplace situations, fashion, parents and children, small town, cancer, infidelity, husband wife relationship, lesbian, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london, detroit, minneapolis minnesota, helsinki finland ...

Most similar movies to Blow Dry

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue and relationships mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Blow Dry: The Full Monty (1997), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Among Giants (1998), Hair Show (2004), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 97K
The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: suicide attempt, unemployment, striptease, stripper, working class, friendship, audition, rehearsal, homosexual, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: feel good, witty, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, diary, thirtysomething life, looking for love, love and romance, love story, love triangle, workplace romance, couples, christmas, holiday, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 888
Among Giants (1998)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, intense, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: friends, working class, love triangle, romance, human nature, society, friendship, life, catastrophe, couples, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 6K
Hair Show (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peaches, a hair stylist from Baltimore, and her estranged sister, Angela, the owner of an upscale salon in Beverly Hills, get reacquainted when Peaches decides to attend a celebration for Angela in LA. The reunion is bittersweet and worsens when ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: beauty salon, female protagonist, follow your dream, family business, ambition, friendship, opposites attract, culture clash, love and romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, working class ...
Time: contemporary
Place: beverly hills, usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, love, starting over, romance, parents and children, family life, haunted by the past, couple relations, siblings relations, human nature, couples, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, breakup, break-up, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Son the Fanatic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, prostitute, taxi driver, muslim, social differences, parents and children, alcohol abuse, human nature, teenage life, infidelity, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
According to Spencer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: According to Spencer, She's the one... Everyone else thinks so too!
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, workplace, fall in love, love triangle, unfulfilled love, workplace situations, workplace romance, couples, love and romance, buddies, romance, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.6
 416K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, unrequited love, fall in love, love, marriage, family relations, love at first sight, first love, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, france ...
⇓ 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, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, fall in love, family relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, family relations, family problems, couple relations, death in the family, eccentric family, life is a bitch, love and romance, dealing with death, couples, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, touching, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, hopes, introspection, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 24K
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, siblings relations, teenage life, small town life, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dr. T & the Women (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. Dr. T. worships women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each ...
Style: humorous, satirical, twists and turns, light, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: family relations, gynecologist, infidelity, parents and children, eccentric family, couple relations, workplace situations, husband wife relationship, golf, wedding, cheerleader, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, washington d.c., houston texas, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, family relations, romance, society, parents and children, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, culture clash, interracial couple, friendship, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, toronto ontario canada, kenya, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, family gatherings, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 17K
Management (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
Style: feel good, semi serious, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, motel, romance, true love, unfulfilled love, looking for love, obsession, marriage, blind ambition, goofy hero, unfulfillment, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, baltimore, arizona, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, couple relations, against the odds, love affair, terminal illness, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, introspection, parents and children, fall in love, family problems, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bisexual, friendship, lesbian romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, jewish, secret love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.
Style: suspense, clever, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: coming of age, world war two, manipulation, showbiz, theater, artists and showbiz, manipulations, actor's life, youth, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: england, liverpool, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love and romance, cinderella story, love story, fall in love, social differences, class differences, mistaken identity, single mother, rags to riches, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, family problems, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, society, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if they are right for one another.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, wedding, love, unrequited love, funeral, fall in love, love at first sight, love story, looking for love, eligible bachelor, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.1
 12K
Caramel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beauty salon in Beirut the lives of five women cross paths. The beauty salon is a colorful and sensual microcosm where they share and entrust their hopes, fears and expectations.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: beauty salon, virginity, friendship, sexual identity, muslim, sexual attraction, actress, wedding, lesbian, police officer, workplace, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon, israel, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, lifestyle, starting over, fall in love, looking for love, couples, culture clash, hotel, church, hairdresser, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: denmark, venice, copenhagen, italy, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, romance, infidelity, family problems, battle of the sexes, love affair, introspection, dishonesty, friendship, support group, loneliness, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, resort, nanny, family relations, romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, self discovery, love affair ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 616
Hotel de Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 10 years ago at a party, Steven thinks he sees the girl of his dreams, Melissa. Just as he's about to make his move, his twin brother Rick gets to her first and they fall in love. Steven watches his brother's relationship bloom, longing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, twins, hotel, farce, romance, family relations, couples, looking for love, contests and competitions, rivalry, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 15K
Bottle Shock (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wine, vineyard, friendship, family business, ambition, escapades, intern, workplace, contests and competitions, love affair, boxing, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, california, europe, usa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The strange comedy film of two close brothers; one, Wilbur, who wants to kill himself, and the other, Harbour, who tries to prevent this. When their father dies leaving them his bookstore they meet a woman who makes their lives a bit better yet with ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suicidal, suicide attempt, cancer, suicide, depression, love triangle, redemption, fall in love, family relations, human nature, romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, ireland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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