Movies like Choke

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Choke (2008)
 6.4
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Choke (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Style: sexy, melancholic, cynical, satirical, clever, sexual, erotic, thought provoking, depressing, sex comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, sex addict, depression, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, dysfunctional family, casual sex, sex, loser, lie, scam, parents and children, one night stand, life is a bitch, alzheimer's disease, loneliness, stripper, male nudity, sarcasm, suffocation, writers, eccentricity, catastrophe, twists and turns, porn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, iowa

Most similar movies to Choke

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, humorous, weird and visually appealing films with plots about storytelling, pornography, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, mentor, catastrophe and brutality mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Choke: Life During Wartime (2009), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Roger Dodger (2002), Don Jon (2013), Running with Scissors (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, family relations, character study, couple relations, family problems, pedophile, parents and children, haunted by the past, family life, sisters, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, new jersey, california, israel, usa ...
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The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, talky, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentricity, eccentric family, siblings relations, dark humor, forbidden love, writers, parents and children, incest, deadpan, uptight character, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 18K
Roger Dodger (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, suspense, biting, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: virginity, womanizer, nightlife, brothel, coming of age, mentor, character study, sexuality, battle of the sexes, relationships, seduction, flirting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 241K
Don Jon (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, masturbation, sex addict, older woman younger man relationship, womanizer, sexuality, obsession, nightclub, male masturbation, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 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: stylized, intense, disturbing, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, mental illness, therapist, unhappy, psychology, lgbt, family relations, adoption, parents and children, drinking problem, marital problem ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, massachusetts, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 10K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, captivating, cynical, psychological, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, hollywood, addiction, insanity, marijuana, showbiz, buddies, friendship, love triangle, destiny, drugs, sarcasm ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Acid House (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of ...
Style: surreal, mind bending, disturbing, psychedelic, humorous ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, god, surrealism, breast feeding, dark humor, transformation, rave, family relations, murder, infidelity, vandalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 13K
Palindromes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, child abuse, pedophilia, coming of age, abortion, sexual abuse, runaway teen, teenage life, disability, suicide, family problems, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, new jersey, usa, india, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Road to Wellville (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An unhappy young couple visit the infamous Kellogg spa in Battle Creek, Michigan while a young hustler tries get into the breakfast-cereal business and compete against John Kellogg's corn flakes.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, surreal, clever ...
Plot: eccentricity, doctors and patients, female nudity, competition, cons and scams, countryside, couples, goofy hero, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, obsession, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, edwardian era, 1890s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, depressing, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), complex characters, family relations, secrets, character study, greed, jealousy, confession, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, harvard university, vermont, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: humorous, surreal, absurd, dark, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, incest, mental illness, thanksgiving, dark humor, family relations, brother sister incest, family problems, twins, sarcasm, female protagonist, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1983
Place: virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 6K
Chuck & Buck (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buck is a man-child who has lived his existence in a life of kindergarten collages and lollipops. Buck remembers his old childhood friend Chuck, with whom he feels a need to reconnect with after having invited him to his mother's funeral. Buck ...
Style: psychological, stylized, cynical, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, gay, stalking, friendship, dark humor, childhood friend, mentally unstable, sexuality, love triangle, unrequited love, man child, death of mother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 19K
Welcome to Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Style: humorous, disturbing, surreal, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, depression, loneliness, character study, tv show, mental disorder, life turned upside down, female nudity, media, satire, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1989, year 1996 ...
Place: usa, new jersey, california, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 21K
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: emotional, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, addiction, youth, teenager, depression, psychologist, teenage life, self discovery, lifestyle, grownups, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.
Style: sexual, sexy, light, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: pharmacist, love affair, drug abuse, life turned upside down, drugs, addiction, midlife crisis, crimes, sexual relations, workplace situations, infidelity, pharmacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Box of Moon Light (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering ...
Style: thought provoking, road movie, scenic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, free spirit, vandalism, life, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, friends, unfulfillment, introspection, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, tennessee, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 7K
Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: talky, humorous, stylized, sexy, allegory ...
Plot: writers, art, suicide, suburbs, writer's life, bittersweet, violence, poetry, mental illness, adaptation, obsession, literature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, stockholm sweden, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 18K
Storytelling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: sexy, cynical, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: high school, dark humor, suburbs, celebrity, maid, writers, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, family problems, filmmaking, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, israel, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.4
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Human Nature (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - ...
Style: surreal, humorous, philosophical, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: philosophy, farce, manners, fish out of water, human nature, fall in love, culture clash, hypocrisy, disorder, misfit, odd couple, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, melancholic, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, drug addiction, dysfunctional family, addiction, drug abuse, rehabilitation, women, depression, female protagonist, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Rules of Attraction (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Style: sexy, stylized, melancholic, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, drug abuse, college, defloration, virginity, lesbian, suicide, virgin, drugs, love triangle, rape, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, switzerland, rome italy, paris france, dublin ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.
Style: melancholic, thought provoking, clever, dark, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, single father, father son relationship, grief, writers, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, character study, loss of child, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 32K
The Idiots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their ...
Style: sexy, art house, disturbing, surreal, erotic ...
Plot: sex orgy, sex, commune, male nudity, mental illness, mentally challenged, sex scene, orgy, explicit sex, community, stupidity, group sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The World According to Garp (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all ...
Style: touching, clever, humorous, ironic, macabre ...
Plot: writers, transsexual, single mother, wrestling, psychology, coming of age, dysfunctional family, lgbtq, writer's life, magic realism, lgbt, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, suspense, humorous, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hospital, medical, dark humor, satire, parenthood, first contact, fantasy world, redemption, nudity (full frontal - brief), maze, mad scientist, sisters ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 6K
Girl 6 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexy, talky, surreal, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, friendship, unlikely friendships, neighbor, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, workplace situations, boss and employee, women, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, melancholic, meditative, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, suicide, satire, adaptation, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 15K
Holy Smoke (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert ...
Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, satirical, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, religion, nudity (full frontal - brief), guru, brainwashing, battle of the sexes, tourist, jealousy, dangerous attraction, self discovery, strong sexual content, women ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, australia, asia, sydney australia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 194K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: philosophical, mind bending, psychological, sincere, talky ...
Plot: twins, twists and turns, loneliness, satire, filmmaking, mentally unstable, writers, loser, thief, writer's block, obsession, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, new orleans, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 6K
S.O.B. (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: funny, sexy, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, depression, film producer, nudity (full frontal - brief), hollywood, nervous breakdown, tantrum, beach house, doctor, funeral, cynicism ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%