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C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
 7.9
 31K
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: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, emotional, talky, offbeat, queer cinema, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, homosexual, reconciliation, parents and children, self discovery, eccentric family, acceptance, lgbt, teenage life, family life, gender, young man, siblings relations, childhood, father son relationship, coming out, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, gays and lesbians, life philosophy, sexuality, youth, family relations, misfit, french ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 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, touching and semi serious films with plots about parents and children, family relations, coming of age, father son relationship, youth, bittersweet and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like C.R.A.Z.Y.: Whole New Thing (2005), Parenthood (1989), Running with Scissors (2006), The Squid and the Whale (2005), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, touching, sentimental, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, teachers and students, school, coming out, coming of age, love and romance, gender, high school, college life, teenage love, fall in love, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 43K
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: family life, single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, eccentric family, youth, teenage life, living with parents, supportive parent, siblings relations, parenting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: talky, touching, realistic, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, adoption, marital problem, family relations, parents and children, drinking problem, diary, family problems, teenage life, unhappy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
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, depressing, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, crumbling marriage, parents and children, writer's life, understanding, teenage life, human relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, eccentric family, teenage life, single parent, social differences, parents and children, family relations, self discovery, sex aid, youth, nomad, sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, not serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, culture clash, immigrants, family, lifestyle, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, fall in love, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
 9K
Crooklyn (1994)
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, parents and children, urban, family problems, teenage life, family relations, couple relations, single parent, school, black people ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 20K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: humorous, witty, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, psychologist, addiction, rehabilitation, lifestyle, teenage life, self discovery, eccentric family, life is a bitch, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, parents and children, love and romance, artists and showbiz, family problems, actor's life, family relations, friendship, letter, actress, christianity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: humorous, dark humor, cynical, depressing, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, teenage life, family problems, eccentric family, addiction, life is a bitch, falling in love, coming of age, parents and children, terminal illness, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, chicago illinois, new york, connecticut, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 9K
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, light, emotional, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, self discovery, troublemaker, haunted by the past, parents and children, teenage life, coming of age, mentally challenged, love and romance, misfit, confession, artist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, europe, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt teen, coming of age, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, gay, coming out, lgbt, first gay sexual experience, self discovery, high school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 2K
Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, coming of age, gay, teenage life, self discovery, friendship, introspection, youth, parents and children, father son relationship, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Introducing the Dwights (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.5
 12K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay teenager, coming out, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, teenage love, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 35K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: professor, midlife crisis, depression, family, mental illness, neighbor, dying, parents and children, siblings relations, nursing, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, poland, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 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, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Unstrung Heroes (1995)
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, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, mental illness, unfulfillment, eccentric family, love and romance, family problems, solace, family relations, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Lost in Yonkers (1993)
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Junebug (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, emotional, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
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Boy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king - even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: daydreamer, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, small town, buried truth, siblings relations, unsupportive parent, loser, robbery, youth, exploit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, future
Place: new zealand, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: talky, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 80s
Place: mississippi river, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Birds of America (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, estrangement, youth, family gatherings, family relations, parents and children, vengeance, family life, introspection, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, prom, school dance, transsexual, pimp, small town, friends, youth, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 475
Jack (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents' divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, family life, parents and children, family relations, self discovery, teenage love, unfulfillment, teenage life, love and romance, single parent, youth, gender ...
Time: contemporary, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Misfortunates (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
Style: semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, drinking contest, family life, siblings relations, family relations, youth, eccentric family, teenage life, male bonding, unwanted pregnancy, coming of age, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 1K
Bruno (2000)
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, youth, friendship, family life, parents and children, prodigy, hopes, family problems, eccentric family, society, gay interest ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, semi serious, sweet, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school life, student, love, party, prank, romance, family relations, parents and children, teenager, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa, connecticut, new england, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 44K
Saved! (2004)
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, humorous, dark humor, witty, clever ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night
Plot: pregnancy, christianity, high school, friendship, hypocrisy, acceptance, homosexual, teenage life, teenage love, youth, unwanted pregnancy, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: baltimore, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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