Movies like Borrowed Hearts

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Borrowed Hearts (1997)
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Borrowed Hearts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Single mom Kathleen Russell (Roma Downey) and her daughter Zoey pretend to be Kathleen's boss's "family" so he can close a major business deal with the mysterious Mexican financier Javier Del Campo.
Style: touching, romantic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Plot: single parent, christmas, parents and children, looking for love, romance, unlikely couple, singleness, couple relations, love and romance, hidden identity, family relations, employer employee relationship, pretense, make believe, battle of the sexes, young girl, mansion, mate swapping, couples, holiday, lie, skating, mother daughter relationship, prayer, divorced divorcee ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rome italy, mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, sentimental and realistic films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children and christmas mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Borrowed Hearts: A Soldier's Love Story (2010), Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004), The Perfect Holiday (2007), Just Go with It (2011), Sleepless in Seattle (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Soldier's Love Story (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in California. When ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, single parent, soldier, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single mother, absent father, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, bosnia, usa, europe
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100%
Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, generates a list of potential mates. Nick dutifully sets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, looking for love, road not taken, family problems, romance, family life, love affair, fall in love, couples, parents and children, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, family, romance, single parent, christmas, couple relations, african american, christmas party, farce, breakup, brother brother relationship, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 222K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, pretense, fall in love, single mother, plastic surgery, deception, marriage, blackmail, plan gone awry, office romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1992, year 1988 ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sentimental, touching, feel good, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, single parent, radio, loneliness, looking for love, happy ending, romance, christmas party, love and romance, friendship, destiny, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, fall in love, family relations, couples, holiday, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couples, fall in love, single parent, family relations, looking for love, romance, small town, kiss, repairman, gold digger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, best friends, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, family life, family problems, dream come true, couples, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cupid & Cate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and they fall in love instantly. Francesca is a doctor who finds ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, family problems, family relations, breakup, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
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Dear Santa (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crystal, a rich party girl, finds a little girl's letter to Santa asking for a new mother, and she vows to win over the father and daughter before the holidays.
Style: feel good, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: christmas, love and romance, wish come true, couples, parents and children, family relations, single parent, unlikely couple, christmas eve, chef, letter to santa claus, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 13K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couples, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, hopes, disability ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
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Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, romance, fall in love, rich and poor, couples, society, parents and children, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Christmas Angel (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ashley has been on her own all her life. She feels even more alone this Christmas as she searches fruitlessly for a job. The seasonal cheer around her only rubs salt in her wounds as she scrapes by to support herself and her dog, Dash. But her ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, workplace, fall in love, couples, romance, hopes, human spirit, unemployment, family, singleness, love and romance, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 1K
Gabriela (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick seems more fraternal than erotic, she has an overwhelming ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, family relations, power relations, couples, romance, social worker, engagement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, christmas, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, event planner, parents and children, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Christmas Secret (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While her life is falling apart, single mother Christine finds a magical family heirloom that leads to love and good fortune during Christmas.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, realistic
Plot: single parent, christmas, holiday, true love, love and romance, downfall, life turned upside down, christmas movie, down on your luck, parents and children, couple relations, custody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Merry Christmas Match (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Corey Calvin lives in a ski village where she works at her late father's local antique shop, having sidelined her her big city dreams of becoming a theater director. When Los Angeles hunk Ryder Donnelly comes into her shop, sparks fly and she ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas party, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, women, looking for love, lifestyle change, couples, love story, life philosophy, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Lucky 7 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Before Amy Myer's mother died when Amy was 7, she planned out the little girl's life on a timeline, including the fact that Amy would marry her 7th boyfriend. When Amy falls in love with #6, she's thrown into a tailspin, because all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, family relations, love and romance, romance, couple relations, couples, death of mother, singleness, croquet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Mistletoe Over Manhattan (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rebecca, Mrs. Claus (Tedde Moore) is worried that her exhausted, workaholic husband (Mairtin O’Carrigan) has lost his holiday spirit. She believes she can help him recapture his bliss and secretly heads to the one place she knows the spirit of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love and romance, family, couple relations, couples, romance, miraculous event, divorce, nanny, hopes, bad mother, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: church choir, christmas, hopes, gospel, reverend, angel, family, romance, couples, bishop, disorder, family relations ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Project Christmas Wish (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years Lucy has played Santa to her small town’s community by making their holiday wishes come true. But when Lucy grants a little girl’s wish for a Christmas like she used to have with her mom, she unexpectedly finds her own wishes coming ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, inspirational, touching, sweet ...
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, carnival, fund raising, making a wish, dream, family relations, love and romance, family, parents and children, eligible bachelor, single parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Back to You and Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Syd has a good practice in the big city but a bad day when her terminal patient finally passes away. Her surgeon boyfriend, who has been sarcastically nick named "Mr. Personality" and "Settle For" by Syd's best friend ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching
Plot: high school reunion, starting over, romance, couples, estrangement, homecoming, couple relations, fall in love, doctor, small town life, small town, ex-lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Perfect Romance (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mother of a young divorcee places an ad on her daughter's behalf on a lonely hearts internet website but the person who responds fits her own ideal of a suitable partner. The daughter is still hung up on her musician ex-husband.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, couples, couple relations, looking for love, romance, dating, male female relationship, internet chat, profanity, single parent, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, couples, family relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Once Upon A Holiday (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When an actual, honest-to-goodness royal princess runs off from her official obligations and duties for a couple of days to see how the other half lives, she winds up falling for a good Samaritan who is unaware of her real identity during the ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, feel good, touching, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, holiday, princess, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for love, character change, fall in love, couples, time travel, love story, love and romance, love ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.6
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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, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, marriage, couple relations, looking for love, first love, fall in love, unrequited love, family relations, love at first sight, marital problem, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Holly stopped believing in Santa Claus after her wish to meet the man of her dreams never came true. So Santa sets her up with Ryan, who isn't entirely truthful about himself. Now Holly faces a dilemma: marry her current boyfriend, Ted, or fall ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: singleness, true love, wish come true, looking for love, opposites attract, fish out of water, fall in love, family life, misfit, couples, disorder, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Lovely, Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, elderly, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family values, angst, love and romance, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, leukemia, couple relations, life & death, fall in love, unfulfillment, social differences, parents and children, human nature, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five-time Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Henry Winkler stars in The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the story of what happens when you open your heart to the power of Christmas. Disenchanted single mom Jennifer Cullen (Brooke Burns) is a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, single parent, against the odds, love affair, family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, couples, matchmaking, disorder, romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%