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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, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: single parent, christmas, parents and children, looking for love, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, singleness, hidden identity, couple relations, family relations, employer employee relationship, pretense, battle of the sexes, mansion, young girl, couples, mate swapping, con artists, climbing, womanizer, holiday, lie, mother daughter relationship, girl ...
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, family relations, couples, romance, fall in love, christmas and parents and children 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), The Christmas Secret (2014). 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, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, family relations, single parent, soldier, parents and children, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, absent father, single mother, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, bosnia, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, looking for love, road not taken, family problems, romance, couples, love affair, family life, fall in love, 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, christmas, romance, single parent, couple relations, african american, christmas party, farce, brother brother relationship, breakup, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, ridiculous, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, pretense, couple relations, office romance, single mother, deception, couples, plastic surgery, marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1988, year 2011 ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, holiday, christmas, true love, life turned upside down, love and romance, downfall, couple relations, down on your luck, custody, parents and children, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 2K
Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, touching, light, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, dog, orphan, siblings relations, children, mischievous children, family, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, farce, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, romantic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, loneliness, single parent, happy ending, radio, looking for love, life, platonic, christmas party, love and romance, romance, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Christmas Romance (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julia Stonecypher is finding it difficult to get into the Christmas spirit. Having recently lost both her husband and her job, Brian Harding, the vice president of the local bank arrives on her doorstep amid a snowstorm, to inform Julia that her ...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: eviction, christmas, fall in love, unemployment, down on your luck, couple relations, countryside, parents and children, family in crisis, working class, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Labor Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, unlikely relationship, family relations, fall in love, love and romance, escapades, parents and children, single mother, dangerous attraction, holiday, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, unfulfilled love, looking for love, family life, best friends, romance, parents and children, human nature, couples, dream come true, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couples, fall in love, single parent, family relations, looking for love, romance, gold digger, brother sister relationship, small town, veterinarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, holiday, family gatherings, pretend relationship, couple relations, singleness, love and romance, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 3K
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: realistic, feel good, touching, serious
Plot: christmas, love and romance, wish come true, couples, family relations, unlikely couple, single parent, parents and children, chef, christmas eve, win over, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 762
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, family relations, breakup, family problems, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 14K
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, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: wish come true, singleness, true love, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, fish out of water, misfit, couples, disorder, family life, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, hopes, romance, couples, human spirit, family, unemployment, singleness, couple relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 463
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, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, romance, fall in love, couples, rich and poor, society, parents and children, law school, social differences, lawyers and clients, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, event planner, christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, party, ritual, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Christmas Exchange (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The holiday season has started and Molly Cooper is looking for joy. Finally living her childhood dream, Molly swaps her quaint farmhouse for London Financier Patrick Kingston’s posh apartment. Through the ups and downs of her new life in London ...
Style: romantic, sweet, sentimental, touching, feel good
Plot: christmas, farmhouse, christmas party, male female relationship, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, switching places, lifestyle change, holiday, love, unlikely couple ...
Place: london
⇓ 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: romantic, touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational ...
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, fund raising, carnival, family relations, dream, making a wish, parents and children, love and romance, family, death of mother, single parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love and romance, family, couples, romance, couple relations, miraculous event, divorce, hopes, nanny, santa claus, bad mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, sentimental, feel good, touching
Plot: high school reunion, starting over, estrangement, couples, romance, homecoming, fall in love, couple relations, doctor, small town, small town life, ex-lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, fall in love, romance, couple relations, looking for love, couples, family relations, power relations, social worker, engagement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ 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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, matchmaking, single parent, against the odds, love affair, family life, family gatherings, eccentric family, disorder, couples, romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.6
 474K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
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, fall in love, first love, marriage, couple relations, couples, looking for love, holiday, family relations, relationships, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Angel Falls: A Novel Holiday (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hannah is a book editor and she must work with her former rival Ryan to help a potential writer find her way. However, life seems to have other plans for Hannah as Angel Anthony reminds the duo about the miracle of Christmas and the value of ...
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, writers, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, couples, women, mentor, holiday, new year's eve ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, romance, relationships, marriage proposal, male female relationship, love story, couple relations, tragic love, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, angel, reverend, gospel, family, romance, family life, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 16K
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, romantic, touching, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, doctors, life & death, leukemia, couple relations, fall in love, human nature, social differences, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%