28 Best Movies Like Steel Magnolias ...

28 Best Movies Like Steel Magnolias ...

If you liked this movie , you will for sure love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

2h 10m Drama Comedy

Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.

2. Stepmom (1998)

2h 4m Drama Romance Comedy

Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.

3. Terms of Endearment (1983)

2h 12m Comedy Drama

Aurora, a finicky woman, is in search of true love while her daughter faces marital issues. Together, they help each other deal with problems and find reasons to live a joyful life.

4. P.S. I Love You (2007)

2h 6m Drama Romance

A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

5. Beaches (1988)

2h 3m Comedy Drama

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.

6. Boys on the Side (1995)

1h 55m Comedy Drama

After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh to pick up Robin's friend Holly, who is trying to escape an abusive relationship. With three distinct personalities, the women must overcome their differences to help one another.

7. Where the Heart Is (2000)

2h Comedy Drama Romance

Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside, and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. Eventually, some eccentric but kindly strangers 'adopt' Novalee and her infant daughter, helping them buck the odds and build a new life.

8. The Evening Star (1996)

2h 9m Drama Romance Family Comedy

Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty line.

9. Baby Boom (1987)

1h 50m Comedy Drama Romance

The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.

10. How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

1h 56m Drama Romance

Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.

11. Stanley & Iris (1990)

1h 44m Drama Romance

An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.

12. In Her Shoes (2005)

2h 10m Comedy Drama Romance

Irresponsible party girl, Maggie is kicked out of her father's and stepmother's home—where she lives for free—and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer, Rose. After Maggie's disruptive ways ruin her sister's love life, Rose turns her out as well. But when their grandmother, who they never knew existed, comes into their lives, the sisters face some complicated truths about themselves and their family.

13. Moonstruck (1987)

1h 42m Comedy Drama Romance

No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend, Johnny, than she finds herself falling for his younger brother, Ronny. She tries to resist, but Ronny lost his hand in an accident he blames on his brother, and has no scruples about aggressively pursuing her while Johnny is out of the country. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn that she's not the only one in her family with a secret romance.

14. Steel Magnolias (2012)

1h 30m Romance Drama TV Movie

In an updated contemporary version of the beloved stage play and 1989 film, "Steel Magnolias" chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana. Supporting each other through their triumphs and tragedies, they congregate at Truvy’s beauty shop to ponder the mysteries of life and death, husbands and children - and hair and nails - all the important topics that truly unite and celebrate women.

15. Mystic Pizza (1988)

1h 44m Comedy Drama Romance

Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Connecticut.

16. Murphy's Romance (1985)

1h 47m Comedy Romance

Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a place to stay. The three of them form an intricate circle, Emma's son liking Murphy, but desperately wanting his father back.

17. Moonlight and Valentino (1995)

1h 40m Comedy Drama Romance

Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them

18. The Next Best Thing (2000)

1h 48m Comedy Drama Romance

A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little boy Sam, and a nasty custody battle ensues.

19. Mermaids (1990)

1h 50m Comedy Drama Romance

Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old sister, Kate, hope that they can finally settle down. But when Charlotte's attraction to an older man gets in the way, the family must learn to accept each other for who they truly are.

20. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)

2h 22m Drama Comedy Romance

This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...

21. She&`s Having a Baby (1988)

22. The Turning Point (1977)

1h 59m Drama Romance

When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.

23. The Women (2008)

1h 54m Family Comedy Drama Romance

The story centers on a group of gossipy, high-society women who spend their days at the beauty salon and haunting fashion shows. The sweet, happily-wedded Mary Haines finds her marriage in trouble when shop girl Crystal Allen gets her hooks into Mary's man.

24. Dad (1989)

30m Comedy

Major Dad is an American sitcom created by Richard C. Okie and John G. Stephens, developed by Earl Pomerantz, that originally ran from 1989 to 1993 on CBS, starring Gerald McRaney as Major John D. MacGillis and Shanna Reed as his wife Polly. The cast also includes Beverly Archer, Matt Mulhern, Jon Cypher, Marisa Ryan, Nicole Dubuc and Chelsea Hertford.

25. Sex and the City 2 (2010)

2h 26m Comedy Drama Romance

Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, they surmise that a women-only retreat may be the perfect excuse to eschew their responsibilities and remember what life was like before they decided to settle down.

26. For Keeps? (1988)

1h 38m Drama Family Romance

Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. Neither Darcy's mother, who was left by her husband and had to bring up Darcy alone, nor Stan's catholic parents are very supportive and urge them to h

27. The Switch (2010)

1h 41m Comedy Romance Drama

An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.

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