Movies like Blue Hawaii

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Blue Hawaii (1961)
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Blue Hawaii (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, melancholic, stylized, intense, semi serious, touching, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: surfing, dancing, happy ending, tour guide, family business, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, starting over, partners, love, beach, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, lone hero, elvis presley, island, catastrophe, teenager, adventure, fight, natural disaster, music, family, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hawaii, las vegas, usa, polynesia, honolulu hawaii

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Most similar movies to Blue Hawaii

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, dancing, singer, romance, singing, couples and fall in love mostly in Comedy, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like Blue Hawaii: Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966), Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962), Viva Las Vegas (1964), Clambake (1967), Spinout (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Blacklisted by the major airlines for endlessly chasing female staff, pilot Rick Richards returns to Hawaii to set up a helicopter charter company with his friend Danny. Having a girl on every island is a good way to get business but it becomes ...
Style: psychotronic, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: elvis presley, helicopter, beach, interracial romance, love and romance, heroes, fugitives, romance, rescue, partners, odd couple, buddies ...
Time: 60s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two ...
Style: sexy, feel good, twists and turns, sex comedy, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: boat, elvis presley, girl, dancing, existentialism, culture clash, brutality, camp, catastrophe, chase, adoption, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: hawaii, las vegas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: sexy, humorous, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, colourful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: car, gambling, music, dancing, rock and roll, romance, love, elvis presley, desert, woman with a gun, car chase, adaptation ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, san francisco, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
 3K
Clambake (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.
Style: humorous, bad ending, twists and turns, melancholic, harsh ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: oil, hotel, romance, elvis presley, honest, dysfunctional family, finnish, childhood, runaway, brothers, justice, life & death ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, las vegas, hawaii, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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Spinout (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.
Style: psychotronic, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: rock band, elvis presley, racecar driver, heiress, musician's life, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, love and romance, ambition, leadership, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Frankie and Johnny (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elvis plays Johnny, a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. Donna Douglas plays Johnny's girl, Frankie. A fortune teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck. Enter a new lady luck played by Nancy Kovack and the cat fight begins.
Style: humorous, psychotronic, intense, visually appealing, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, gambling, romance, elvis presley, dancing, broadway, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, unlikely friendships, police investigation, transformation, runaway ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, hawaii, new york, mississippi, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 2K
Tickle Me (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather ...
Style: psychotronic, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: aerobics, elvis presley, ranch, letter, love, farm, friends, couples, lifestyle, romance, rescue, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mike and Danny fly a cropduster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff takes custody of it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, psychotronic ...
Plot: elvis presley, youth, gambling, fall in love, friends, disorder, adventurer, love and romance, hidden identity, starting over, chase, orphan ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, washington state, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rock and roll, forbidden love, gang, teenage love, music, youth, juvenile delinquent, rivalry, teenage life, fall in love, juvenile delinquency, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, 80s, 20th century
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet... and their hearts will become one.
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: beach, romance, dancing, music, teenager, lifestyle, best friends, youth, vacation, relationships, singer, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Follow That Dream (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby and their "adopted" ...
Style: psychotronic, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: surfing, elvis presley, singer, farm, casino, gambling, adoption, twins, orphan, gangsters, highway, social worker ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pin-up photographer, who doesn't want to get pinned down, comes up against a girl who won't take no for an answer.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, surreal, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, boss and employee, unlikely couple, disorder, fashion photographer, impossible love, workplace, nothing goes right, journalism, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Back to the Beach (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, parody, talky ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: surfing, satire, beach party, family, camp, beach, police investigation, catastrophe, adaptation, brutality, chase, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, hawaii, usa, colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 2K
Summer Magic (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It's not entirely uninhabited, though; the owner, a Mr. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: widow, family relations, small town, family, disney, starting over, young lovers, mysterious character, love and romance, parents and children, family life, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, maine, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 2K
Beach Party (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric ...
Style: sexy, humorous, psychotronic, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: surfing, beach, beach party, romance, culture clash, dancing, stereotypes, motorcycle, teenager, sexualized violence, destiny, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: california, hawaii, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: sexy, stylized, humorous, allegory, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: beach party, beach, romance, mermaid, teenager, camp, dancing, motorcycle, surfing, disaster, superhero, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 100
Fancy Dancing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A composer finds love with a co-worker after taking a job at his uncle's advertising agency.
Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: going straight, starting over, lifestyle, hopes, romance, womanizer, ambition, couples, infidelity, custody, parents and children, ex wife ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Right This Way Folks! (1964)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Elvis plays a bad-boy singer roaming the highways on his Japanese motorcycle; laid up after an accident, he joins a carnival owned by the feisty Barbara Stanwyck.
Style: humorous, psychotronic, erotic, visually appealing, allegory ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, elvis presley, love, motorcycle, fight scenes, first contact, catastrophe, fantasy world, family, lone hero, adaptation, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: california, new jersey, egypt, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: surfing, beach party, beach, music festival, romance, silly humor, disorder, friends, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Muscle Beach Party (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: beach, beach party, bodybuilding, surfing, helicopter, friends, coming of age, rivalry, youth, romance, musician's life, best friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 2K
Speedway (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to outrun the beautiful tax auditor out to settle his account.
Style: psychotronic, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: elvis presley, speed, race, gambling, disorder, friends, rise to the top, nothing goes right, buddies, dishonesty, follow your dream, underdog ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fun in Acapulco (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a local hotel. Clashes abound when Mike runs into the rival ...
Style: psychotronic, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: elvis presley, lifeguard, youth, love, rivalry, follow your dream, clergy, lifestyle, hopes, love and romance, performer's life, babies and infants ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, acapulco mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
She's Out of Control (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles radio-station manager's girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: teenager, coming of age, teenage daughter, father daughter relationship, single father, teenage love, love and romance, family relations, child as adult, single parent, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Harem Holiday (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Tyronne, action movie star and ladies man, is travelling through the Middle East on a goodwill tour to promote his latest movie, "Sands of the Desert". Once he arrives, however, he is kidnapped by a gang of assassins who were so ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elvis presley, assassination, crimes, fish out of water, goofy hero, blind ambition, rivalry, partners, nothing goes right, desire for fame, opposites attract, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.4
 36K
Grease 2 (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, ridiculous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, high school, motorcycle, teenager, music, cheerleading, cinderella story, camp, love, school, bowling, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1961
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 2K
Girl Happy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: elvis presley, spring break, love, nightclub, looking for sex, twentysomething life, down on your luck, adolescence vs adulthood, showbiz, fall in love, friendship, rock ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: funny, sexy, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, advertising, satire, mentor, music, unlikely friendships, runaway, catastrophe, secrets, irreverent, crime gone awry, creativity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
At Long Last Love (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, singer, fall in love, love and romance, performer's life, master and servant, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, romance, couples, dancing, party ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 95K
Uncle Buck (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: childhood, parents and children, when the parents are away, happy ending, unlikely friendships, uncle nephew relationship, fish out of water, respect, teenager, mischievous children, child care, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The dance crew from "Breakin'" bands together to save a community center from a greedy developer bent on building a shopping center in its place.
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, clever, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: hip hop, dancing, breakdance, music, gang, hospital, camp, chase, lone hero, runaway, destiny, male nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%