Movies like Little Women 1994

With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends start to become a part of the household.

If you already watched and love Little Women, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Little Women.

1 My Best Friend's Wedding 1997

When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

P.J. Hogan

Writer:

Ronald Bass

Country:

United States of America
6.3

2 Romeo And Juliet 1968

Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young lovers defy their destiny and elope, only to suffer the ultimate tragedy.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Franco Zeffirelli

Writers:

William Shakespeare (play), Franco Brusati (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Italy, United Kingdom
7.6

3 Steel Magnolias 1989

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Herbert Ross

Writers:

Robert Harling (screenplay), Robert Harling (play)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

4 Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken 1991

A runaway orphan, young Sonora, persists in a menial job mucking stables in Doc Carver's travelling stunt show. Her great wish is to become a death-defying "diving girl," but Doc refuses her pleas. Undaunted, Sonora's gutsy resolve finally convinces him to give her a break. On the brink of stardom, however, a cruel twist of fate threatens to destroy her dream.

Genres:

Drama, Family

Director:

Steve Miner

Country:

United States of America
7.2

5 Ghost 1990

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Jerry Zucker

Country:

United States of America
7

6 When A Man Loves A Woman 1994

An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Luis Mandoki

Country:

United States of America
6.6

7 Far And Away 1992

A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local barehands boxer, and rides in glory until he is beaten, then his employers steal all the couple's money and they must fight off starvation in the winter, and try to keep their dream of owning land alive. Meanwhile, the woman's parents find out where she has gone and have come to America to find her and take her back.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Bob Dolman (story), Ron Howard (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

8 One Fine Day 1996

Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her to school. As a result, both children miss their school field trip and are stuck with the parents. The two adults project their negative stereotypes of ex-spouses on each other, but end up needing to rely on each other to watch the children as each must save his job. Humor is added by Sammy's propensity for lodging objects in his nose and Maggie's tendency to wander.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Michael Hoffman

Country:

United States of America
6.5

9 While You Were Sleeping 1995

A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off railway tracks after he's mugged, but—while he's in a coma—his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who's not quite sure that she's who she claims to be.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Daniel G. Sullivan, Fredric Lebow (as Fredric LeBow)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 The Holiday 2006

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writer:

Nancy Meyers

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.9

11 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights 2004

In pre-revolution Cuba, Katey Miller is about to defy everyone's expectations. Instead of a parent-approved suitor, Katey is drawn to the sexy waiter, Javier, who spends his nights dancing in Havana's nightclubs. As she secretly learns to dance with Javier, she learns the meanings of love, sensuality and independence.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Guy Ferland

Writers:

Kate Gunzinger (story), Peter Sagal (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

12 Father Of The Bride 1991

George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his wife tries to make him happy for Annie, but when the wedding takes place at their home and a foreign wedding planner takes over the ceremony.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Charles Shyer

Writers:

Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Albert Hackett (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

13 The Emperor's Club 2002

William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to a close student-teacher relationship, but results in a life lesson for Hundert that will still haunt him a quarter of a century later.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Michael Hoffman

Writers:

Ethan Canin (short story "The Palace Thief"), Neil Tolkin (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

14 Pride & Prejudice 2005

A story of love and life among the landed English gentry during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is a gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters, but if he dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met, so the family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Joe Wright

Writers:

Jane Austen (novel), Deborah Moggach (screenplay)

Countries:

France, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.8

15 Ever After: A Cinderella Story 1998

A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s UTOPIA. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ... after beaning him with an apple.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Director:

Andy Tennant

Writers:

Susannah Grant (screenplay), Andy Tennant (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

16 Jude 1996

In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves him, Jude sees an opportunity to improve himself. He moves to the city and begins an affair with his married cousin, Sue, courting tragedy every step of the way.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Writers:

Hossein Amini (screenplay), Thomas Hardy (novel)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.9

17 The Piano 1993

After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Jane Campion

Writer:

Jane Campion

Countries:

New Zealand, Australia, France
7.6

18 The End Of The Affair 1999

On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his own jealousy and arranges to have her followed.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Neil Jordan

Writers:

Graham Greene (novel), Neil Jordan (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
7.1

19 The Age Of Innocence 1993

Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Writers:

Edith Wharton (novel), Jay Cocks (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

20 Sophie's Choice 1982

Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's relationship increasingly unravels as Stingo grows closer to Sophie and Nathan's fragile mental state becomes ever more apparent.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Alan J. Pakula

Writers:

William Styron (based on the novel: "Sophie's Choice" by), Alan J. Pakula (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.6

21 The Bridges Of Madison County 1995

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Robert James Waller (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.6

22 The Scarlet Letter 1995

Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to wear a scarlet "A" until an Indian attack unites the Puritans and leads to a reevaluation of their laws and morals.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Roland Joffé

Writers:

Nathaniel Hawthorne (novel), Douglas Day Stewart (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.3

23 The House Of The Spirits 1993

A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.

Genres:

Romance, Drama

Director:

Bille August

Writers:

Isabel Allende (novel), Bille August

Countries:

Denmark, France, Germany, Portugal, United States of America
6.9

24 The Magic Of Ordinary Days 2005

Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, TV Movie

Director:

Brent Shields

Writers:

Ann Howard Creel (novel), Camille Thomasson (teleplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.6