Movies like Footloose 2011

Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s troubled daughter Ariel in the process.

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1 Life As We Know It 2010

After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly and Messer must set their differences aside. Juggling careers and social calendars, they'll have to find common ground while living under the same roof.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Greg Berlanti

Country:

United States of America
6.5

2 The Proposal 2009

When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Anne Fletcher

Writer:

Peter Chiarelli

Country:

United States of America
6.7

3 When In Rome 2010

After fishing out coins from a water fountain in Italy, cynical New Yorker Beth Harper finds herself being wooed by several ardent suitors. As she deals with the attention, Beth tries to figure out whether a charming reporter really loves her.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Country:

United States of America
5.6

4 Charlie St. Cloud 2010

Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a tragedy strikes and takes his dreams with it. After his high-school classmate Tess returns home unexpectedly, Charlie grows torn between honoring a promise he made four years earlier and moving forward with newfound love. And as he finds the courage to let go of the past for good, Charlie discovers the soul most worth saving is his own.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Burr Steers

Writers:

Craig Pearce (screenplay), Lewis Colick (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

5 What To Expect When You're Expecting 2012

Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his father, who's expecting twins with his young trophy wife; a photographer's husband isn't sure about his wife's adoption plans; a one-time hook-up results in a surprise pregnancy for rival food-truck owners.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Kirk Jones

Writers:

Shauna Cross (screenplay), Heather Hach (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.7

6 Abduction 2011

A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Mystery

Director:

John Singleton

Country:

United States of America
5.1

7 Soul Surfer 2011

The true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.

Genres:

Family, Drama

Director:

Sean McNamara

Writers:

Sean McNamara (screenplay), Deborah Schwartz (screenplay) | 12 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7

8 Water For Elephants 2011

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Francis Lawrence

Writers:

Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Sara Gruen (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

9 Fame 2009

An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Genres:

Music, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Kevin Tancharoen

Writers:

Allison Burnett (screenplay), Christopher Gore

Country:

United States of America
5.1

10 Burlesque 2010

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the venue.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Steve Antin (as Steven Antin)

Writer:

Steve Antin (as Steven Antin)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

11 Beastly 2011

A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less attractive. When Kyle invites his misfit classmate Kendra to an environmental rally at their school, she questions his motivations but reluctantly accepts. Later, Kyle blows Kendra off, prompting the spurned goth girl to cast a dark spell on the swaggering egotist.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Daniel Barnz

Writers:

Daniel Barnz (screenplay), Alex Flinn (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

12 No Strings Attached 2011

Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Ivan Reitman

Writers:

Elizabeth Meriwether (screenplay), Michael Samonek (story) (as Mike Samonek) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

13 The Vow 2012

Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing relationship with her parents, or the ending of her relationship with her ex-fiance. Despite these complications, Leo endeavors to win her heart again and rebuild their marriage.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Michael Sucsy

Writers:

Abby Kohn (screenplay), Marc Silverstein (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

14 The Lucky One 2012

U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows up at her door, and ends up taking a job at her family-run local kennel. Despite her initial mistrust and the complications in her life, a romance develops between them, giving Logan hope that Beth could be much more than his good luck charm.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Scott Hicks

Writers:

Will Fetters (screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

15 Monte Carlo 2011

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Thomas Bezucha

Writers:

Thomas Bezucha (screenplay), April Blair (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Hungary, United States of America
5.8

16 The Last Song 2010

A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.

Genres:

Drama, Family, Romance

Writers:

Nicholas Sparks (screenplay), Jeff Van Wie (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6

17 The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants 2 2008

Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by sharing their experiences with each other.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family

Director:

Sanaa Hamri

Writers:

Elizabeth Chandler (screenplay), Ann Brashares (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

18 Easy A 2010

Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school board is becoming concerned, including her favorite teacher and the distracted guidance counselor. With the support of her hilariously idiosyncratic parents and a little help from a long-time crush, Olive attempts to take on her notorious new identity and crush the rumor mill once and for all.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Will Gluck

Writer:

Bert V. Royal

Country:

United States of America
7.1

19 Safe Haven 2013

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Genre:

Romance

Director:

Lasse Hallström

Writers:

Dana Stevens (screenplay), Gage Lansky (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

20 Country Strong 2010

Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty queen-turned-singer Chiles Stanton. Between concerts, romantic entanglements and old demons threaten to derail them all.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Music

Director:

Shana Feste

Writer:

Shana Feste

Country:

United States of America
6.3

21 Lol 2012

In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, "accidentally" reads her teenage daughter's racy journal, she realizes just how wide their communication gap has grown.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Lisa Azuelos

Writers:

Lisa Azuelos (screenplay), Kamir Aïnouz (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.4

22 Love And Honor 2013

When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girl, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL and return to the States to win her back.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Danny Mooney

Country:

United States of America
5.7

23 Pitch Perfect 2012

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

Jason Moore

Writers:

Kay Cannon (screenplay), Mickey Rapkin (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

24 New Year's Eve 2011

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Garry Marshall

Country:

United States of America
5.7