Movies like The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (2008)
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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on Michael Chabon's novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent college graduate who crosses his gangster father and explores love, sexuality, and the enigmas surrounding his life and his city.
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, sexy, realistic, witty, sexual, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: college, gangsters, gays and lesbians, summer, youth, friendship, friends, romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, buddies, introspection, love triangle, prodigy, parents and children, love and romance, coming of age, college graduate, celebrity culture, graduate, blonde, female nudity, sex scene, gun ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, pittsburgh

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, friends, lifestyle, friendship, youth, couples and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Mysteries of Pittsburgh: Easy (2003), Cherry (2010), Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007), Friends & Lovers (1999), Funny Ha Ha (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Easy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and ...
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Cherry (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ivy League Freshman, Aaron Milton (17) gets a different kind of education when he falls for Linda (34) a vivacious former wild-child who has returned to college to straighten out her life. The curriculum gets more challenging when Aaron meets ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, teenage love, parents and children, social relations, lifestyle, single parent, student life, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, milf, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a relationship with one of them disrupt the delicate balance of ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, college graduate, looking for love, human nature, love triangle, college, introspection, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couples, office, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, high school life, best friends, youth, rise to the top ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s
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Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, midlife crisis, infidelity, romance, lifestyle, sex, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Unsure of what to do next, 23-year-old Marnie tries her best to navigate life after college in this romantic comedy. Still partying like there's no tomorrow, Marnie drags herself out of bed for her miserable temp job and can't decide ...
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Time: contemporary
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Winter Break (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Viscerally experience a "year off" in Aspen, Colorado with a group of recent college grads who have elected to defer graduate school and career opportunities to ski, snow-board, climb, party, fall in love and basically live life to its ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: humorous, sincere, talky, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, youth, introspection, friendship, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, computers and web, misfit, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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36%
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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, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, celibacy, aids, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, destiny, singleness, looking for love, parents and children, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 6.3
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American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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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, talky, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, singleness, human nature, couple relations, reunion, love and romance, buddies, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, friends ...
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
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Burning Annie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a college student with an "Annie Hall" addiction trying to make his new relationship work.
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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34%
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Spooner (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Facing eviction from his parent's home on his 30th birthday, a socially awkward guy meets the girl of his dreams and creates his own rules for growing up.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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).
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The Gathering (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful architect, Sakti (Tora Sudiro), is uncertain about his sexuality, but when he meets magnetic and gay Nino (Surya Saputra), he realizes he prefers men. When Meimei (Cut Mini Theo), one of Sakti's closest female friends, reveals ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
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 6.4
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, love and romance, society, lifestyle, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, ethnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Intimate Affairs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a scholar, is haunted by an overwhelming desire to understand the mystery of sex, he decides to conduct an investigation. With two beautiful assistants joining the case, the stakes are raised.
Style: sexy, talky, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: sexuality, sex, dark humor, looking for sex, destructive relationship, sexual relations, romance, lifestyle, orgasm, controversy, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, year 1929
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A newly-married couple tries to build their social life.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, talky, cynical ...
Plot: celebrity culture, teenage love, couples, friends, new year, singleness, twentysomething life, friendship, nightlife, looking for sex, looking for love, reunion ...
Time: 90s
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31%
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Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, small town life, best friends, youth, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
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30%
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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, sentimental, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: friendship, diner, gambling debt, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, adulthood, lifestyle, buddies, youth, couples, twentysomething life, introspection ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, new jersey
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30%
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Just Looking (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's 1955. Lenny is a 14-year old boy who is totally fascinated by sex. He is too scared to "do it," so he dedicates his summer to seeing two other people do it. Easier said than done. Caught in the act of spying, his mother and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, voyeurism, espionage, infidelity, nurse, coitus, friendship, obsession, teenager, family relations, nosy, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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30%
Boys Briefs 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The long-awaited sequel to Boys Briefs, the successful compilation of six outstanding short films about gay first love. Hosted by DANNY ROBERTS, star of MTV's THE REAL WORLD NEW ORLEANS. Films included are: Doors Cut Down (2000); Chicken ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: coming of age, gay interest, friends, love and romance, coming out, sexual relations, youth, gays and lesbians, gender, homosexual, first sex, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.4
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Adam and Eve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Easy-going, gentle college-boy Adam Baker enjoys frat-life, however disgusting the frat-house gets because of his sloppy house-mates Freddie, Ferguson and Munch. Then Adam meets Eve, starts falling in love, but gets jealous of frat-brother Billy, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, fall in love, love and romance, youth, couples, wooing, student life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, virgin, looking for sex, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.6
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Ornaments (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Religion, alcohol and politics are three things best avoided at holidays - but it's something this group of friends haven't learned. In this dark comedy, six friends have reunited for what may be their last holiday together.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, love and romance, youth, estrangement, dark humor, reunion, college, holiday, thirtysomething life, friends, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Try Seventeen (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Jones has opted not to go to college and is instead renting a room in a boarding house to work on his writing skills. Soon, Jones finds himself dividing his time between two women: a young actress named Lisa and a photographer named Jane. ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, coming of age, love triangle, road trip, romance, looking for love, fall in love, teenage life, parents and children, youth, alcohol abuse, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Private Public (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two college seniors on the cusp of graduation meet after being mistakenly thrown in jail after a bar fight. They team up to make a documentary short that exposes a famous professor as a sexual offender, and their lives are soon thrown into turmoil.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: destructive relationship, love triangle, youth, buddies, lifestyle, obsession, sexual relations, looking for sex, sexual harassment, artists and showbiz, college life, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Kicking the Dog (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: college, friendship, dog, teenage life, partners, buddies, lifestyle, youth, coming of age, friends, nightlife, striptease ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
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Frownland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: friends, society, buddies, misfit, city life, fall in love, suburbs, lifestyle, social misfits, love and romance, emotional abuse, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Splinterheads (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SPLINTERHEADS introduces Thomas Middleditch as Justin Frost, a twenty-something slacker whose “thing” is that he has no “thing” at all. When a small-time carnival rolls into town, he meets Galaxy (Rachael Taylor), a gorgeous con artist, or ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: carnival, buddies, friends, fall in love, love triangle, young lovers, love and romance, lifestyle, cons and scams, small town, farce, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%