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C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
 8.0
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C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story of two love affairs. A father's love for his five sons. And one son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. That son is Zac Beaulieu, born on the 25th of December 1960, different from all his brothers, but desperate to fit in. During the next 20 years, life takes Zac on a surprising and unexpected journey that ultimately leads him to accept his true nature and, even more importantly, leads his father to love him for who he really is.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious, melancholic, reflective, enigmatic, dramatic ...
Plot: coming of age, childhood, homosexual, reconciliation, gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, teenage life, youth, family relations, misfit, parents and children, french, self discovery, family life, conflict, gender, young man, siblings relations, conservative, eccentric family, acceptance, lgbt, parent child relationship, sibling relationship ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, holy land, jerusalem, israel, montreal quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about father son relationship, mother son relationship, coming of age, family relations, dysfunctional family, drinking and sex mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like C.R.A.Z.Y.: Murmur of the Heart (1971), Whole New Thing (2005), Driving Lessons (2006), Running with Scissors (2006), Igby Goes Down (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, siblings relations, jazz, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, self discovery, mother son relationship, boy scout, adultery ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
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100%
Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, teachers and students, school, coming of age, love and romance, gender, friendship, youth, sexual relations, social misfits, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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57%
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, parents and children, artists and showbiz, family relations, family problems, actor's life, friendship, actress, letter, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: touching, tragicomedy, offbeat, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, poet, cat, homosexual, gay, adoption, psychiatrist, virginity, mentally unstable, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.0
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Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: witty, realistic, clever, intellectual, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love triangle, artist, mistress, drug dealing, heavy metal, mental illness, addiction, godparent, bohemian life, life is a bitch ...
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49%
 7.0
 40K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, youth, eccentric family, family life, supportive parent, living with parents, teenage life, siblings relations, parenting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, absurd, humorous, intellectual ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, museum, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, writer's life, crumbling marriage, parents and children, childhood memory, human relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 12K
Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, friendship, gender, romance, youth, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, sexual exploration ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mambo Italiano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gay, sex, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, immigrants, culture clash, family, misfit, lifestyle, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, nomad, eccentric family, teenage life, social differences, self discovery, single parent, parents and children, family relations, sex aid, youth, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 8K
House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, europe, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, self discovery, single parent, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, best friends, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
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43%
 6.6
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Thumbsucker (2005)
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: realistic, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, offbeat, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Edge of Seventeen (1998)
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, sexual, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 442
Beautiful Ohio (2006)
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: An entire family comes of age during the early 1970s.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sentimental, offbeat
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because his trans-gender nature is beyond the town's understanding.
Style: surreal, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Imaginary Heroes (2004)
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Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
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Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, clever, biting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
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Plot: coming of age, high school, prom, school dance, transsexual, pimp, friendship, small town, parents and children, friends, power relations, eccentric family ...
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Place: england, europe, new york, usa, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Mary Cummings, who has "been Born Again her whole life," is about to enter her senior year at American Eagle Christian High School near Baltimore with her Fundamentalist Christian friends Hilary Faye and Veronica, the three of whom ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: talky, cynical, realistic, tragicomedy, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depicts female ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, taxi driver, telekinesis, dysfunctional family, addiction, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sex, love, revenge, police, suicide, college, party, prank, humiliation, student, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rhode island, campus, usa, connecticut, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, cross country, tucson arizona, san diego california, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Strange Relations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Introducing the Dwights (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: disability, single parent, couples, mentally challenged, misfit, coming of age, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, youth, aging, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 534
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, small town, coming of age, friendship, high school, teenage life, eccentric family, suburbs, small town life, teenage love, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%