Movies like Career Girls

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Career Girls (1997)
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, humorous, sincere, touching, semi serious, melancholic, bleak, harsh ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, best friends, friends, couple relations, realism, social differences, society, couples, introspection, coincidence, graduation, weekend, misfit, obesity, roommate, flashback, unlikely friendships, secrets, loneliness, drinking, life philosophy, dialogue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Career Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and reflective films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, runaway, culture clash, storytelling, relationships and dialogue mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Career Girls: Secrets & Lies (1996), All or Nothing (2002), Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979), Life Is Sweet (1990), Spring Forward (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Secrets & Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family members become emotional, as everyone's secrets are exposed.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, clever, serious ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, jealousy, social worker, family secret, working class, funeral, loneliness, society, factory worker, reconciliation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, couples, realism, family problems, unwanted pregnancy, social differences, urban, society, down on your luck, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, college, anti war, reunion, protest, human nature, introspection, social differences, society, buddies, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c., medical school, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Life Is Sweet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on ...
Style: talky, realistic, offbeat, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: working class, eating disorder, bulimia, class differences, rebellious daughter, food, suburbs, eccentric family, family problems, wall street, realism, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Spring Forward (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen into a relationship approaching father and son. Paul is ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, working class, family relations, friends, hopes, down on your luck, parents and children, buddies, partners, boss and employee, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 30K
Naked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend, and spends some time homeless, spending much of his time ranting at strangers, and meeting characters in plights very ...
Style: disturbing, dark humor, witty, talky, biting ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rapist, urban, stranger, robbery, alienation, drifter, marijuana, humiliation, roommate, unemployment, rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london, england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love triangle, university, sexual relations, parents and children, friends, teachers and students, family relations, love and romance, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, brighton, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 4K
High Hopes (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering ...
Style: touching, semi serious, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: working class, liberal, yuppie, aging, politics, family relations, parents and children, suburban life, couple relations, babies and infants, love and romance, hippie ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Enchanted April (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's novel, four Englishwomen rent an Italian villa on holiday.
Style: sentimental, touching, talky, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, vacation, romance, self discovery, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, friends, opposites attract, couples, looking for love, manners ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; ...
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, society, lifestyle, human nature, rebelliousness, anti conformity, reunion, self discovery, youth, coming of age, idealism ...
Time: future, 70s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, france, europe, geneva switzerland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is out-going, unskilled, with hopes of moving south to ...
Style: talky, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: friendship, coma, working class, obsession, coming of age, down on your luck, destructive relationship, friends, couple relations, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: flanders, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Is Anybody There? (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
Style: touching, emotional, offbeat, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: retirement home, coming of age, friendship, elderly, dealing with death, friends, golden years, retirement home life, reconciliation, youth, loneliness, widower ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
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Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, map, introspection, weekend, human nature, self discovery, hippie, liberal, radio, partners, couples, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, europe, usa, england, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 4K
Wonderland (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: There's little wonder in the working-class lives of Bill, Eileen, and their three grown daughters. They're lonely Londoners. Nadia, a cafe waitress, places personal ads, looking for love; Debbie, a single mom, entertains men at the hair ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, sincere, serious ...
Plot: weekend, working class, waitress, family gatherings, parents and children, couple relations, couples, family life, down on your luck, life is a bitch, society, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 6K
The Dead (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An all-Irish cast (including Donal McCann, Rachael Dowling and Colm Meaney) lends authenticity and gravitas to director John Huston's final film, an elegiac take on a short story by James Joyce (from The Dubliners). After a convivial holiday ...
Style: touching, psychological, gloomy, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: politics, haunted by the past, dinner party, reunion, self discovery, family problems, dishonesty, couples, love triangle, friendship, introspection, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, harsh, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, culture clash, coming of age, on the road, gender, resort, bus, family life, couples, teenage life, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
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Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, youth, couple relations, love and romance, romance, friends, twentysomething life, fall in love, couples, human nature, reading ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 952
Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, family relations, down on your luck, couples, teenage life, society, high school life, lifestyle ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Powwow Highway (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Buddy Red Bow is struggling, in the face of persecution, by greedy developers and political in-fighting, to keep his nation on a Montana Cheyenne Reservation financially solvent and independent. Philbert, a simple-minded friend of Buddy's, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: discrimination, false accusation, native american, friendship, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, siblings relations, family relations, partners, odd couple, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, montana, london, mexico, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friendship, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, writer's life, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 11K
Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: witty, touching, talky, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, hairdresser, culture clash, self discovery, opposites attract, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, romance, love and romance, teachers and students, cinderella story ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Browning Version (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The ...
Style: touching, talky, sentimental, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, boarding school, greek, introspection, dishonesty, couples, love affair, college, youth, self discovery, power relations, college life ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, adopted son, adoption, dysfunctional family, coming of age, youth, single parent, parents and children, celebrity culture, orphan, obsession, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, new england, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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My Son the Fanatic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, prostitute, immigrants, religions or cults, friendship, opposites attract, teenage life, couples, parents and children, romance, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Take Care of My Cat (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The fashionable Hye-joo is focused on her career at a brokerage house. She's making a decent living, but her co-workers look down on her. Tae-hee is sick of living under the thumb of her domineering father. She spends her time doing volunteer ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, artist, lesbian, coming of age, lifestyle, adulthood, parents and children, unfulfillment, graduation, poet, best friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Plot: social differences, dishonesty, couples, family problems, power relations, heist, crime, couple relations, mute or deaf, master and servant, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 3K
XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, love triangle, couples, buddies, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, friends, romance, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: england, usa, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 4K
The Dresser (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. ...
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, drunkenness, backstage, life is a bitch, overbearing, power relations, friends, showbiz, alcohol abuse, actor's life, couples, golden years ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Indian Summer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, talky, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: reunion, thirty something, camp, friendship, friends, weekend, human nature, childhood sweetheart, couple relations, love and romance, instructor, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 4K
True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: clever, serious, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, college, friendship, betrayal, vengeance, blind ambition, love and romance, rivalry, society, best friends, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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