Movies like The Good Girl

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 6.5
 41K
The Good Girl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: dark humor, realistic, gloomy, semi serious, depressing, sincere, melancholic, bleak, humorous, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, workplace, suicide, store, depression, adultery, drinking, friendship, mental illness, death, infidelity, drugs/alcohol, hospital, loneliness, relationships, midlife crisis, love affair, unlikely friendships, life, life philosophy, workplace romance, romance, dull life, character study, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, california
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Brokeback Mountain
Drama, Romance
USA, Canada
134 min.
 7.7
Little Children
Drama, Romance
USA
136 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to The Good Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, talky and emotional films with plots about relationships, loneliness, drinking, dialogue, life philosophy, mentor and depression mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Good Girl: Heavy (1995), Moonlight Mile (2002), Friends with Money (2006), Snow Angels (2007), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.9
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Heavy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo. But things change when Callie, a beautiful college drop-out, shows up as a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, loneliness, workplace, drinking, parents and children, hospital, unfulfilled love, solitude, dialogue, romance, physical appearance, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york state
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 6.7
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Moonlight Mile
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: death, murder, guilt, small town, courtroom, dealing with death, tragedy, romance, starting over, life & death, relationships, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
Friends with Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, fashion, gay, drinking, relationships, unlikely friendships, love and romance, adultery, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.9
 12K
Snow Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: serious, gloomy, melancholic, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, suicide, depression, adultery, relationships, couple relations, loneliness, workplace, parents and children, death, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   88%
    User:   89%
 
We Don't Live Here Anymore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, betrayal, friendship, cheating, drinking, relationships, writer's life, divorce, death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
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 6.9
 4K
The Mother
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sexuality, death, human nature, relationships, love affair, loneliness, character study, family drama, infidelity, british, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   85%
    User:   97%
 
Little Children
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: psychological, realistic, sexual, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, small town, parenthood, dysfunctional family, sexuality, marriage, pornography, child abuse, drinking, strong sexual content, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   82%
 
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Jack Goes Boating
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: semi serious, gloomy, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friendship, infidelity, loneliness, reggae, drinking, relationships, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, depression, hotel, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, australia, manhattan new york city ...
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    User:   67%
 
 6.0
 15K
She's the One
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, relationships, drugs/alcohol, unlikely couple, ethnic conflict, dialogue driven, dialogue, opposites attract, urban, adultery, writers, irish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   69%
 
The Accidental Tourist
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having trouble too, and thinks it would be best if the two would just split up. After the break up, Macon meets a ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, dog, starting over, relationships, loneliness, romance, hopes, eccentricity, depression, love and romance, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   87%
 
The Skeleton Twins
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, dramatic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, estrangement, twins, drugs/alcohol, relationships, depression, suicide, introspection, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   89%
 
My Life Without Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, death, hospital, drinking, love, existentialism, storytelling, introspection, adultery, life & death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   80%
 
 6.0
 3K
XX/XY
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, semi serious, clever, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, marriage, relationships, sex, drinking, betrayal, romance, dishonesty, loneliness, male nudity, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   70%
 
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 7.4
 293K
Up in the Air
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, witty, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, loneliness, workplace, romance, on the road, travel, airport, hotel, capitalism, drinking, workplace situations, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, cross country, las vegas, chicago illinois ...
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System:   79%
    User:   92%
 
 6.4
 22K
Shopgirl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, artist, depression, love triangle, wine, drinking, relationships, loneliness, art, love story, twentysomething life, store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, nebraska, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   72%
 
Unhook the Stars
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Widowed mother Mildred must suddenly redefine herself and find an outlet for her nurturing side when her adult daughter moves out of the family home. Though Mildred thinks she's found her purpose when her neighbor, overworked single mother ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, suburbs, self discovery, dysfunctional family, loneliness, relationships, character study, mentor, life, couples, family relations, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   90%
 
 7.5
 3K
Faithless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, relationships, swedish, guilt, romance, love affair, marriage, parents and children, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   85%
 
The Waterdance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, compassionate, uplifting ...
Plot: friendship, disability, human nature, character study, relationships, loneliness, sarcasm, life, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, hospital, solitude ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   87%
 
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 6.7
 9K
High Art
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: serious, melancholic, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, addiction, romance, drug abuse, photographer, love, drug addiction, drugs, drinking, heroin, drugs/alcohol, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   79%
 
Brokeback Mountain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: touching, captivating, melancholic, sad, sexy ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay romance, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, love story, love, adultery, forbidden love, character study, stereotypes, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, wyoming, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   63%
 
 6.7
 54K
Like Crazy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, young lovers, relationships, love story, love, loneliness, couple relations, love affair, dialogue, parents, honest, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england, los angeles, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   71%
 
 7.6
 9K
Open Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, adultery, loneliness, romance, couple relations, tragedy, relationships, dogma, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   67%
 
Revolutionary Road
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: serious, depressing, heartbreaking, bad ending, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, relationships, loneliness, under the surface, existentialism, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, family problems, destiny, psychology, life philosophy ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s, year 1955
Place: connecticut, usa, california, paris france
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System:   77%
    User:   82%
 
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 6.4
 32K
Cake
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: suicide, depression, obsession, loneliness, suicide attempt, drug addiction, drugs/alcohol, friendship, drinking, tragedy, sex, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tijuana mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   86%
 
 5.6
 13K
The Lifeguard
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenager, romance, suicide, childhood, love affair, coming of age, midlife crisis, depression, small town, homecoming, adolescence, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   82%
 
My Name Is Joe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, working class, soccer, drugs, realism, starting over, addiction, loneliness, debt, drinking, alcohol abuse, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   79%
 
 6.2
 10K
Intimacy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, bleak, serious, erotic, art house ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, male nudity, voyeurism, stalking, pornography, strong sexual content, sex, sexuality, relationships, censorship, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   67%
 
Leaving Las Vegas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: loneliness, prostitute, addiction, redemption, romance, depression, love, suicide, prostitution, tragedy, death, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   84%
 

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: gloomy, serious, art house, melancholic, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, marriage, suicide attempt, memory, infidelity, adultery, postmodernism, crumbling marriage, philosophy, relationships, existentialism ...
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    User:   58%
 
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Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
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