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Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
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Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives. Who is the mysterious Joanne and what's the real story behind Mona's son, James Dean Junior ?
Style: clever, emotional, talky, sexy, thought provoking, enigmatic, unusual plot structure, melancholic, satirical, dramatic ...
Plot: transvestism, women, lgbt, friendship, small town, catastrophe, twists and turns, time travel, doctors, writers, depression, obsession, death, betrayal, hotel, lone hero, fantasy world, destiny, wartime, corruption, runaway, segregation, feminist, mental illness, drug addiction ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, southern usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and humorous films with plots about culture clash, storytelling, dialogue, loneliness, catastrophe, runaway and mentor mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean: Miss Firecracker (1989), Housekeeping (1987), Cookie's Fortune (1999), Tin Men (1987), Lost in Yonkers (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, underdog, contests and competitions, love and romance, human nature, family problems, couples, youth, family life, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, new york, usa, southern usa
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Housekeeping (1987)
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: sad, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, suicide, friendship, self discovery, bdsm, eccentricity, depression, obsession, moral ambiguity, distopia, mentor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
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Cookie's Fortune (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: suicide, investigation, murder, dysfunctional family, death, crimes, eccentricity, greed, satire, obsession, fantasy world, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, texas, southern usa
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Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, dramatic ...
Plot: car, bittersweet, marketing, business, friendship, revenge, adultery, car accident, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, sexy, poignant, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, youth, writers, lawyer, blindness, segregation, parenthood, hospital, male nudity, secrets, cross dressing, small town ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: new york, usa
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Handle with Care (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interlaced stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, gloomy, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Plot: small town, radio, vigilantism, obsession, drug addiction, fantasy world, oil, apocalypse, solitude, dystopic future, first contact, bigamy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: nebraska, tokyo, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, bittersweet, love, runaway, parenthood, character study, vacation, happy ending, family, honest, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, intellectual, surreal, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, writers, violence, fantasy world, justice, destiny, culture clash, vengeance, life philosophy, corruption, lone hero, violent ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: new york, california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, 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, meditative, harsh ...
Plot: college, friendship, bittersweet, bullying, catastrophe, character study, brutality, british, life, life & death, life philosophy, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, tokyo, new jersey, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, feel good, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, lgbt, lgbtq, love, glbt, destiny, friendship, romance, gay lead character, lgbtqi, celibacy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, satirical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, women, friendship, workplace, existentialism, office politics, loneliness, workplace situations, heist, fighting the system, secretary, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, gloomy, art house, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, drugs, addiction, drug addiction, self discovery, small town, older man younger woman relationship, alcoholic, melancholy, bittersweet, slacker, loner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Diner (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, christmas, diner, gambling debt, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, love and romance, food, introspection, twentysomething life, couples, youth ...
Time: 50s, year 1959, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, new jersey
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Judy Berlin (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy where a the relationship of a teacher and married principal goes much worse than that of their children.
Style: realistic, satirical, bleak, allegory, visually appealing ...
Plot: suburbs, dysfunctional family, stereotypes, addiction, first contact, sexualized violence, art, poetry, nudity (full frontal - brief), melancholy, bittersweet, superhero ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, transvestism, friendship, female nudity, runaway, surveillance, unlikely friendships, sarcasm, obsession, moral ambiguity, paranoid, culture clash ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, not serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, aging, life philosophy, odd couple, partners, elderly, couples, retiring, crimes, apartment building, african american, lie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: small town, father son relationship, redemption, justice, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, aging, elderly, retirement, generation gap, family reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, new york state, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: art, high society, racism, satire, con artists, art dealer, character study, lgbt, crimes, social differences, urban setting, social climbing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, sexy, cerebral, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: working class, redemption, bittersweet, christmas, desert, female nudity, adaptation, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, dark humor, depression ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
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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: sentimental, emotional, touching, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, youth, mental illness, terminal illness, cancer, jewish, eccentricity, insanity, police investigation, segregation, first contact ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: los angeles
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God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, touching, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, cancer, doctors, catastrophe, childhood, multiple storylines, culture clash, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, life philosophy, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, tokyo, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: sexy, harsh, talky, reflective, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, gay, transsexual, lgbt, small town, lgbtq, hospital, teenager, father son relationship, relationships, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: england, new york state, chicago illinois, usa, new york ...
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Faithful (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.
Style: talky, witty, melancholic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, female protagonist, runaway, woman in danger, greed, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, self discovery, marriage, depression, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, road movie ...
Plot: aging, small town, redemption, journey, bus, escape, homecoming, old age, unlikely friendships, depression, destiny, character study ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Roommates (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Style: feel good, touching, clever, emotional, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: funeral, adaptation, unlikely friendships, brutality, vengeance, writers, beautiful scenery, transformation, childhood, chase, catastrophe, cancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Men Don't Leave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her husband John dies unexpectedly, Beth Macauley is unprepared for life without him. She is unemployed with no job skills and $60,000 in debt from on-going renovations to their house located in suburban Bingham. She doesn't know what to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, affectionate ...
Plot: depression, older woman younger man relationship, bittersweet, widow, family relations, musician, family, relationships, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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That's Life! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy architect struggles with a severe case of male menopause at the approach of his 60th birthday.
Style: sentimental, sexy, road movie, visually appealing, poignant ...
Plot: aging, midlife crisis, bittersweet, family gatherings, cancer, depression, hospital, mentor, multiple storylines, mental illness, natural disaster, relationships ...
Time: 80s
Place: malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Nashville (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. Linnea and Delbert Reese have a shaky marriage and 2 deaf children. Opal ...
Style: political, suspense, biting, talky, clever ...
Plot: satire, music, multiple storylines, musician, politics, assassination, sexual content, female nudity, relationships, alternate universe, candidate, life philosophy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, california, nashville tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. After that he travels to Long Island city where ...
Style: touching, witty, sexy, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, obsession, gays and lesbians, love, self discovery, lgbt, writers, friendship, solitude, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), existentialism ...
Time: 19th century, 90s
Place: london, california, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bagdad Cafe (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.
Style: touching, surreal, meditative, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: desert, friendship, motel, character study, magic realism, transformation, life philosophy, german, starting over, gas station, wilderness, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, germany, california, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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