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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, intense, light, melancholic, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: surfing, tour guide, family business, love and romance, partners, parents and children, fall in love, starting over, dancing, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, lone hero, happy ending, youth, family relations, hopes, island, dog, business, wedding, fishing, stewardess, beach, music band, singing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii, las vegas

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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, romance, couples, fall in love, dancing, lifestyle and singer 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: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: fugitives, rock, wooing, nightlife, fall in love, family business, frame up, anti hero, romance, rescue, underdog, love and romance ...
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: nightclub, ocean or sea, retiring, show tunes, couple relations, ship, fish out of water, family business, fall in love, wooing, love triangle, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: rock, romance, music, instructor, couples, friends, lifestyle, ambition, partners, buddies, love and romance, oldies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, semi serious, realistic, experimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: wealth, romance, hotel, love and romance, rise to the top, show tunes, switching roles, social differences, cinderella story, fall in love, fish out of water, resort ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, las vegas, hawaii
⇓ 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: heiress, racecar driver, rock band, rich girl, rock, family business, fall in love, parents and children, eccentric family, wooing, buddies, leadership ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gambling, love triangle, romance, rock, down on your luck, fall in love, showbiz, oldies, couples, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, mississippi river, mississippi, new york, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, rock and roll, gang, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, juvenile delinquency, youth, fall in love, dancing, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: 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: humorous, feel good, light, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, beach, lifestyle, best friends, dancing, youth, vacation, music, relationships, teenage love, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: letter, ranch, rock, boss and employee, infidelity, couples, farm, friends, love and romance, buddies, rescue, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: gambling, fall in love, buddies, hidden identity, love and romance, disorder, friends, fish out of water, rock, wooing, starting over, oldies ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, rock, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: surfing, gangsters, twins, orphan, casino, gambling, adoption, ambition, performer's life, rise to the top, music, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boss and employee, love triangle, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, journalism, romance, workplace, lifestyle, impossible love, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: loss of virginity, family, couple relations, looking for sex, eccentric family, love triangle, couples, friends, love and romance, coming of age, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, colorado, united states, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: beach, anthropologist, romance, culture clash, youth, friends, couples, silly humor, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, going straight, lifestyle, couples, infidelity, ambition, hopes, womanizer, romance, custody, visitation rights, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, widow, small town, family, starting over, mysterious character, young lovers, parents and children, family life, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: maine, usa, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, semi serious, touching, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fair, romance, show tunes, boss and employee, teenage life, hopes, music, workplace, follow your dream, ambition, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: egypt, california, new jersey, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: gambling, racing, race, disorder, friends, rich and poor, fall in love, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 153
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: beach, beach party, music, musician's life, relationship vs career, rock, college, cons and scams, mistaken identity, siblings relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: beach, surfing, beach party, lifestyle, love and romance, rivalry, rise and fall, ambition, twentysomething life, teenage life, love triangle, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Flirting with Forty (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, surfing, romance, family relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenager, coming of age, teen angst, teenage daughter, love and romance, child as adult, family relations, couples, family problems, single parent, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, underdog, beauty pageant, love and romance, contests and competitions, human nature, parents and children, couples, family problems, youth, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kelly's grandpa invites the whole clique to his little hotel "The Hideaway" in Hawaii for summer vacation. They expect a marvelous time at the beach - without Belding. Upon arriving, they quickly learn that not only is Belding there, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, resort, youth, buddies, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, high school, teenage life, high school life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, lifestyle, fall in love, workplace, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, dancer's life, couples, love and romance, romance, parents and children, dance school, couple relations, reunion, school, death in the family, music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: nightclub, spring break, gangsters, nothing goes right, musician's life, partners, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, odd couple, buddies ...
Time: 60s
Place: chicago illinois, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, fall in love, singer, show tunes, artists and showbiz, couples, lifestyle, performer's life, romance, love and romance, master and servant, racetrack ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%