Movies like Bruno

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Bruno
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, flamboyance
Plot: suburbs, parents and children, coming of age, family life, family problems, family relations, friendship, friends, dysfunctional family, prodigy, eccentric family, youth, suburban life, hopes, love and romance, society, angel, convent school, nun, overweight, cross dressing, boy, cowgirl, spelling bee, child prodigy ...
Time: 90s
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Freaks and Geeks
Comedy, Drama
USA
44 min.
 8.8
Boy Meets World
Comedy, Drama, Family
USA
23 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to Bruno

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about parents and children, family relations, youth, coming of age, friendship, love and romance and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Bruno: The Debut (2000), Housekeeping (1987), Crossing the Bridge (1992), Crooklyn (1994), Raising Genius (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Debut
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: high school, social misfits, friendship, suburbs, looking for love, school, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
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Housekeeping
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, friendship, single parent, human nature, runaway, coming-of-age, self discovery, childhood, mental illness, sisters, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
Crossing the Bridge
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A film about three high school friends who find their happy-go-lucky existence tarnished forever the instant they get embroiled in a drug-running scheme that goes awry. When things start getting messy, they rue the day they agreed to the venture; ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: coming of age, buddies, social misfits, high school, innocence lost, suburbs, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, friends, youth, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: canada, detroit, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
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 6.9
 8K
Crooklyn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, teacher, urban, coming of age, poverty, death, family life, single parent, life & death, childhood, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
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System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
 4.0
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Raising Genius
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: prodigy, high school, crumbling marriage, suburbs, family life, suburban life, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
The Evening Star
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: touching, semi serious, talky, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: death, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, single parent, human nature, parents and children, romance, siblings relations, destiny, mother daughter relationship, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
The Grass Harp
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Truman Capote, this often-witty coming-of-age drama looks at a young man growing up with an unusual family in the Deep South in the 1940s.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, small town, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, small town life, maid, americana, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1940s, 1930s
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System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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Kick'n Rush
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, social misfits, high school, young lovers, suburbs, coming of age, friendship, follow your dream, teenage love, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
Me and You and Everyone We Know
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The feature film debut by artist Miranda July about a various comic situations and plots that intertwine. One story line is about a father who is ending his marriage and the other story is of a video artist (possibly autobiographical of Miranda ...
Style: realistic, touching, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, childhood, mentally unstable, suburbs, loneliness, single father, relationships, innocence lost, pornography, looking for love, existentialism, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
Anywhere But Here
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, teenager, friendship, family drama, relationships, hopes, hollywood, women, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: california, los angeles, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
I Ought to Be in Pictures
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: family life, elderly lovers, hollywood, golden years, single parent, parents and children, estrangement, suburbs, family gatherings, screenwriter, struggling actor, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
 6.4
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Rich Kids
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings
Style: sentimental, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, family problems, family relations, friends, best friends, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family life, couples, meaningful kiss ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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How to Deal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, divorce, drugs/alcohol, friendship, teenagers, relationships, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
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Lost in Yonkers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the summer of 1942 two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother Kurnitz and their childlike aunt Bella in Yonkers, New York.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, love affair, mentor, gangsters, parents and children, romance, siblings relations, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), childhood, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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Marine Life
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marine Life revolves around the choatic family life of June, a middle-aged lounge singer and mother. Aging and twice divorced, lounge singer June Nordstrom tries to cope with her fading beauty, her troubled offspring, her waning career and her young ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: single parent, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, dysfunctional family, child as adult, midlife crisis, family life, unfulfillment, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
The Go-Getter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, road trip, runaway, on the road, social misfits, suburbs, relationships, mentor, human nature, adolescence, cars ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, oregon
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
The Way Way Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, adolescence, mentor, dysfunctional family, loneliness, divorce, parenthood, vacation, coming-of-age, theme park ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
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Oh, What a Night
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the summer of 1955, seventeen-year-old Eric Hansen embarks on a journey in his new town, a journey which will change his life forever.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, small town, innocence lost, suburbs, self discovery, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, coming of age, eccentric family ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Hardboiled Egg
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Piero, from when he was a kid to fatherhood, over the background of the town of Livorno, Tuscany, where the director Virzì was born.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, teenage love, dysfunctional family, coming of age, small town, teenage life, love and romance, society, youth, family relations, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, tuscany, italy
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System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
Unstrung Heroes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, mental illness, cancer, single parent, family drama, human nature, coming-of-age, childhood, parents and children, storytelling, jews ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
Nicostratos the Pelican
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his wife died a man refuses to go out and doesn't want to talk to his only son. Life has no meaning for him. One day his son finds a baby pelican and decides to leave the bird at home. Pelican helps the boy find his father again and ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, family, village, coming of age, youth, island, family relations, dealing with death, human spirit, friendship, teenage love ...
Place: europe, greece
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System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
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American Chai
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty
Plot: college, comedy of errors, buddies, immigrants, social misfits, coming of age, follow your dream, friendship, parents and children, culture clash, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
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Someone Else's America
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, UK, France, Germany, Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This tale takes place in a bar. The Spanish Alonso and his blind mother run this place. Bay, who is Alonso's friend live here too. This story tells something about Alonso and Bay and the "American Dream".
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, immigrants, human nature, bar, friendship, redemption, parents and children, urban, american dream, immigration, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, usa, new york, serbia ...
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System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
She's Having a Baby
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: clever, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, romance, marriage, self discovery, single parent, hospital, suburbs, wedding, relationships, couple relations, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
 6.5
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West Is West
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Comedy sequel to "East is East". Manchester, North of England, 1975. The now much diminished, but still claustrophobic and dysfunctional, Khan family continues to struggle for survival. Sajid, the youngest Khan, the runt of the litter, is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, parents and children, society, youth, family problems, pakistani, family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, reunion, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: england, europe, pakistan, middle east, manchester ...
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
 7.5
 8K
Trust
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, opposites attract, deadpan, relationships, redemption, dialogue, love and romance, suburbs, character study, loneliness, crime gone awry, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Accidents Happen
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, and stoic dad. But when Billy starts to act out, everything ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, suburbs, family life, suburban life, youth, family problems, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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System:   31%
    User:   37%
 

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Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, beauty pageant, obsession, pregnancy, small town, underdog, screwball, blind ambition, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, catastrophe, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
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Bear Cub
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When it appears as though it might become a permanent arrangement, however, Pedro turns to his friends for guidance as he and ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family life, aids, gays and lesbians, gay, single parent, human nature, couple relations, custody, friendship, parents and children, dentist, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
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