Movies that are like Joe Gould's Secret

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Joe Gould's Secret
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, witty, serious, melancholic, talky, dramatic, sentimental, gloomy, cerebral, reflective, intellectual, touching, bleak, philosophical, bloody, harsh, stylized, interesting, enigmatic
Plot: friendship, artist, storytelling, mental illness, philosophy, writer's life, art, drinking, homeless, death, writers, urban, destiny, writing, creativity, character study, artists and showbiz, adaptation, eccentricity, life philosophy, redemption, friends, dialogue, existentialism, brutality, alone in the world, partners, honest, mentor, humanity, life, transformation, relationships, secrets, buddies, loneliness, mysterious character, life & death, catastrophe, period piece, multiple storylines, fantasy world, greed, human nature, ethnic conflict, sexualized violence, unlikely friendships, justice, culture clash, depression, listener, anonymity, aspirin, box of chocolates, washing feet, bohemian, telephone operator, eugenics, nudist, philosopher, poetry reading, martini, watermelon, statue, headache, poet, publisher, sculptor, bum, sleeping on the floor, seagull, nude painting, buddhist, bourgeoisie, art gallery, sculpture, portrait, bible, street life, coffee shop, magazine, pawnshop, poetry, insanity, religion, subway, notebook, bed, coffee, greek, pigeon, bench, memory, letter, bartender, native american, american indian, poem, photograph, male nudity
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university, north carolina, manhattan new york city
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104 min.
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USA
135 min.
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Most similar movies to Joe Gould's Secret

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious and talky films with plots including mentor, storytelling, life philosophy, dialogue, loneliness, drinking and catastrophe themes mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Joe Gould's Secret: The Saint of Fort Washington (1993), Chelsea Walls (2001), Ironweed (1987), Basquiat (1996), The Visitor (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Saint of Fort Washington
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, depressing, road movie, interesting, sentimental, touching, sad, harsh, talky, dramatic, clever, emotional, melancholic, bad ending, psychological
Plot: mental illness, murder, death, homeless, city life, friendship, depression, social misfits, urban, loneliness, corruption, tragedy, redemption, existentialism, storytelling, happy ending, justice, mentor, dreams, homelessness, schizophrenia, photographer, bullying, survival, brutality, urban ghetto, teaching the ways of the world, greed, prejudice, life philosophy, honest, sexualized violence, parallel universe, drugs, catastrophe, alone in the world, culture clash, urban ghetto life, atheism, unlikely friendships, philosophy, dialogue, drinking, multiple storylines, injustice, god, life, business, life is a bitch, dark hero
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
Chelsea Walls
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: talky, serious, touching, gloomy, realistic, reflective, artsy, intellectual, melancholic, stylized, art house, road movie, enigmatic, twist ending, cerebral, meditative, harsh, surreal, intense
Plot: hotel, artist, poetry, loneliness, eccentricity, musician's life, urban, writer's life, existentialism, nudity (topless - notable), storytelling, dialogue, human nature, life philosophy, looking for love, creativity, mentor, art, solitude, addiction, multiple storylines, down on your luck, writers, adaptation, nightlife, parallel universe, artists and showbiz, brutality, life, catastrophe, city life, sexualized violence, mentally unstable, life & death, runaway, rising to stardom, couple relations, crime gone awry, dreams, alcohol abuse, fight scenes, celebrity culture, fantasy world, natural disaster, drug abuse, life is a bitch, first contact, destiny, god, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   80%
 
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 6.8
 7K
Ironweed
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic, dramatic, bleak, dark, intense, melancholic, depressing, heartbreaking, surreal, reflective, talky, stylized, sentimental, road movie, harsh
Plot: redemption, mental illness, buddies, homeless, guilt, cancer, poverty, social misfits, eccentricity, couple relations, depression, insanity, parents and children, dreams, rich and poor, transformation, storytelling, alcohol abuse, betrayal, brutality, adaptation, mentor, life philosophy, down on your luck, dialogue, catastrophe, character study, hopes, radio, sexualized violence, loneliness, society, gangsters, life is a bitch, demons, best friends, multiple storylines, destiny, culture clash, writers, human nature, poetry, period piece, fantasy world, introspection, honest, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, misfit, couples
Time: 1930s, 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   100%
 
 6.9
 17K
Basquiat
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, cerebral, captivating, enigmatic, melancholic, artsy, atmospheric, intellectual, reflective, sexy, surreal, interesting, talky, art house, factual, meditative, inspirational, intense, harsh
Plot: drug abuse, drug addiction, artist, art, heroin, drugs, friendship, mentor, overdose, creativity, homeless, existentialism, urban, rise and fall, drinking, rising to stardom, alone in the world, self discovery, storytelling, life & death, loneliness, addiction, life philosophy, eccentricity, solitude, depression, ambition, philosophy, life, redemption, graffiti, sex, fantasy world, pornography, greed, writers, mental illness, corruption, catastrophe, artists and showbiz, human spirit, childhood, hip hop, nudity (topless - notable), transformation, runaway, introspection, destiny, sexualized violence, dreams
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   74%
 
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: talky, bleak, psychological, clever, serious, gloomy, reflective, intellectual, philosophical, touching, realistic, non-linear, melancholic, depressing, dark humor, cerebral, interesting, tense, cynical, harsh, enigmatic, dramatic, ironic, meditative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, philosophy, depression, drinking, storytelling, destiny, adultery, guilt, drug addiction, human nature, hospital, multiple storylines, midlife crisis, life, existentialism, loneliness, couple relations, life philosophy, relationships, honest, dialogue, sarcasm, dishonesty, life & death, crime gone awry, greed, dialogue driven, mentor, hopes, gangsters, love and romance, solitude, catastrophe, hitman, pornography, couples, mental illness, writers, gunfight, family relations, humanity, corruption, visceral, twists & turns, adaptation, character study, brutality, life is a bitch, false accusation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
 7.7
 39K
The Visitor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic, heartbreaking, reflective, dramatic, psychological, intellectual, harsh, compassionate, earnest, interesting, bleak, depressing, cerebral, philosophical, sad
Plot: immigrants, friendship, loneliness, self discovery, wine, jazz, urban, relationships, solitude, interracial relations, unlikely friendships, mentor, character study, destiny, complex characters, midlife crisis, life, life philosophy, life & death, political, humanity, homeless, storytelling, honest, drinking, tragedy, depression, greed, society, philosophy, idealism, redemption, sacrifice, prejudice, islam, hospital, transformation, stereotypes, culture clash, multiple storylines, catastrophe, surveillance, corruption, drum, immigration, morality, existentialism, race issues, justice, happy ending
Place: new york, michigan, new jersey, connecticut, syria, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   79%
 
Spring Forward
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: talky, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic, road movie, earnest, dramatic, witty, harsh, meditative, bleak
Plot: friendship, working class, buddies, mentor, unlikely friendships, marijuana, homeless, human nature, character study, life philosophy, honest, aids, dialogue, small town, life & death, parents and children, obsession, culture clash, crime gone awry, hopes, writers, life, love and romance, transformation, partners, society, vengeance, catastrophe, family relations, secrets, power relations, courage, classic car, friends, weapons, betrayal, odd couple, eccentricity, british, childhood, relationships, starting over, boss and employee, storytelling, down on your luck, cancer, drinking, happy ending, runaway, redemption
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   60%
 
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Surviving Picasso
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, intellectual, stylized, sexy, interesting, melancholic, reflective, emotional, talky, cerebral, dramatic, enigmatic, harsh
Plot: artist, love triangle, infidelity, womanizer, art, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, couple relations, romance, drinking, women, creativity, life & death, destructive relationship, life, mentor, relationships, life philosophy, corruption, love affair, destiny, storytelling, greed, brutality, mistress, older man younger woman relationship, pregnancy, physical abuse, painter, catastrophe, celebrity culture, loneliness, character study, honest, artists and showbiz, manipulation, redemption, adaptation, pornography, love and romance, writers, solitude, obsession, unfulfillment, hotel, couples, transformation, first contact, culture clash, humanity
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: europe, france, poland, las vegas, new jersey, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
 7.4
 11K
Another Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, melancholic, intellectual, reflective, cerebral, gloomy, enigmatic, talky, depressing, bleak, dramatic, emotional, philosophical, intense, harsh, dark humor, meditative, clever, interesting, touching
Plot: philosophy, friendship, adultery, marriage, writing, human nature, loneliness, existentialism, relationships, character study, life, mentor, depression, self discovery, midlife crisis, dreams, tragedy, solitude, life philosophy, honest, dialogue, obsession, life & death, infidelity, drinking, unlikely friendships, redemption, death, childhood, cancer, hopes, dialogue driven, storytelling, psychology, love and romance, destiny, alter ego, writers, painting, dysfunctional family, culture clash, transformation, flashbacks, betrayal, crime gone awry, suicide attempt, adaptation, hospital, mental illness, unfulfillment
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   62%
 
Bodies, Rest & Motion
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, intellectual, melancholic, talky, meditative, cerebral, harsh, philosophical, surreal, enigmatic, stylized, bleak, entertaining
Audience: date night
Plot: love, drinking, buddies, friends, relationships, loneliness, human nature, dialogue, small town, desert, life philosophy, redemption, romance, introspection, self discovery, multiple storylines, friendship, existentialism, life, twists & turns, looking for love, salesman, highway, road trip, sex, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, solitude, catastrophe, midlife crisis, writers, gypsy accent, twentysomething life, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), character study, destiny, philosophy, gangsters, love and romance, couples, life & death, dialogue driven, pornography, storytelling, fantasy world, depression, brutality, greed
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, california, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
 7.2
 78K
Half Nelson
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, touching, bleak, melancholic, reflective, intense, rough, heartbreaking, depressing, dramatic, captivating, harsh, emotional, interesting, enigmatic, cerebral, stylized, inspirational, psychological
Plot: friendship, teacher, addiction, drug abuse, loneliness, drugs, drug addiction, father daughter relationship, drinking, basketball, dedicated educator, hip hop, liberal, drugs/alcohol, mentor, student, high school, relationships, unlikely friendships, character study, rock, interracial relations, redemption, depression, storytelling, urban, complex characters, teachers and students, runaway, life philosophy, honest, life, childhood, existentialism, weed, destiny, brutality, marijuana, tragedy, life is a bitch, pornography, crime gone awry, writers, junior high school, ghetto, theft, bicycle, prison, visceral, culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   63%
 
Starting Out in the Evening
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, intellectual, serious, sincere, dramatic, cerebral, reflective, melancholic, heartbreaking, stylized, earnest, emotional, tricky, interesting, enigmatic
Plot: writer's life, aging, friendship, writing, relationships, drinking, solitude, writers, character study, mentor, life philosophy, loneliness, artists and showbiz, life, literature, friends, dialogue, storytelling, dysfunctional family, betrayal, creativity, unlikely friendships, couples, redemption, sexualized violence, starting over, golden years, existentialism, life & death, depression, honest, childhood, greed, gay, corruption, catastrophe, dialogue driven, human nature, dreams, art, gangsters, sexual relations, culture clash, complex characters, hopes, adaptation, love and romance, family drama, classic car, mental illness
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
 7.0
 25K
Pollock
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, melancholic, dramatic, interesting, gloomy, reflective, depressing, cerebral, enigmatic, talky, tense, intense, intellectual, earnest, emotional, harsh, breathtaking
Plot: artist, addiction, art, drinking, depression, tragedy, jazz, adultery, creativity, gay, obsession, rise and fall, mentor, infidelity, relationships, splatter, character study, loneliness, storytelling, mental illness, existentialism, alcohol abuse, life, redemption, philosophy, mozart, life philosophy, eccentricity, solitude, greed, corruption, genius, ambition, destiny, nudity (topless - notable), writers, dialogue, dishonesty, culture clash, honest, life & death, transformation, brutality, runaway, catastrophe, love and romance, adaptation, unfulfillment, couples, relationship problems
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 40s, 50s, year 1949, year 1941, year 1947, year 1942, year 1943, year 1945, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
Movie in collections
 6.6
 8K
September
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Style: talky, clever, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, reflective, melancholic, bleak, intellectual, cerebral, intense, atmospheric, dramatic, emotional, stylized, enigmatic, philosophical, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, love, adultery, parents and children, relationships, guilt, depression, dialogue driven, dialogue, betrayal, friendship, couples, family problems, family relations, secrets, writers, friends, gangsters, human nature, life philosophy, couple relations, siblings relations, pornography, catastrophe, family gatherings, existentialism, justice, mentor, adaptation, brutality, childhood, unlikely friendships, farce, yuppie, vengeance, runaway, redemption, lone hero, hotel, character study, marriage, culture clash, first contact, obsession, family, fantasy world, solitude, storytelling, police investigation
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
 6.9
 14K
Grand Canyon
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: clever, realistic, touching, talky, serious, thought provoking, reflective, melancholic, road movie, cerebral, meditative, atmospheric, harsh, bad ending, interesting, philosophical, intense, tense, dramatic, emotional, sentimental, intellectual, bleak, inspirational
Plot: friendship, existentialism, violence, introspection, life, destiny, homeless, couple relations, urban, philosophy, unlikely friendships, storytelling, life philosophy, relationships, happy ending, dialogue, mentor, adoption, urban ghetto, loneliness, grand canyon, redemption, looking for love, brutality, violent, humanity, social differences, life & death, honest, dreams, racism, drinking, coming of age, catastrophe, earthquake, kindness, arrest, adultery, first contact, justice, midlife crisis, multiple storylines, depression, race, transformation, culture clash, idealism, society, stereotypes, mental illness
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Style: witty, talky, clever, serious, captivating, realistic, intellectual, cynical, melancholic, interesting, depressing, cerebral, stylized, intense, enigmatic, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, prohibition, addiction, friendship, writing, poetry, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, writer's life, writers, relationships, rise and fall, drinking, unfulfillment, life philosophy, sarcasm, dialogue, depression, artists and showbiz, adaptation, mentor, artist, couple relations, unlikely friendships, nudity (topless - notable), eccentricity, theater, flashback, alcohol, loneliness, destructive relationship, catastrophe, gangsters, unfulfilled love, creativity, storytelling, greed, mental illness, multiple storylines, dysfunctional family, obsession, alcohol abuse, pornography, fantasy world, character study, celebrity culture, romance, love, ambition, lone hero
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
 2K
Slam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: talky, psychological, sincere, serious, bleak, realistic, intellectual, gloomy, emotional, harsh, interesting, tense, touching, clever, sad, dramatic, brutal, heartbreaking, enigmatic, reflective, artsy, melancholic
Plot: prison, crime, poetry, injustice, marijuana, drugs, violence, weed, hip hop, gangs, hopes, mentor, life is a bitch, brutality, redemption, life philosophy, corruption, honest, storytelling, pornography, performer's life, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, justice, drug dealing, drug addiction, dialogue, life, going straight, teacher, character study, ethnic conflict, mental illness, philosophy, revenge, loneliness, sexualized violence, creativity, human spirit, relationships, bullying, runaway, dark hero, drug abuse, prison life, idealism, drinking, tragedy, friendship, moral ambiguity
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 6.8
 6K
Nine Lives
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, melancholic, reflective, emotional, intense, dramatic, art house, sentimental, bleak, intellectual, talky, touching, non-linear, harsh, breathtaking, enigmatic, clever, ironic, sad
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, drinking, hospital, human nature, relationships, death, multiple storylines, storytelling, couple relations, solitude, infidelity, loneliness, dialogue, life philosophy, honest, women, redemption, guilt, visceral, love affair, writers, secrets, depression, parents and children, writing, brutality, terminal illness, culture clash, existentialism, gay, pornography, character study, life, art, love and romance, dialogue driven, complex characters, crime gone awry, family drama, betrayal, life & death, unfulfillment, coming of age, unlikely friendships, couples, catastrophe, parenthood, mentor
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
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 7.4
 30K
Smoke
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: dark humor, touching, clever, intellectual, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, cerebral, reflective, talky, interesting, enigmatic, humorous, dramatic, non-linear, harsh, sincere, stylized, witty
Plot: friendship, redemption, storytelling, father son relationship, philosophy, human nature, relationships, unlikely friendships, urban, dialogue, multiple storylines, loneliness, life philosophy, writers, complex characters, parents and children, store, character study, mentor, solitude, existentialism, artists and showbiz, dreams, life, dialogue driven, humanity, life & death, honest, friends, gangsters, art, crime gone awry, drinking, hopes, secrets, smoking, catastrophe, obsession, destiny, transformation, greed, family relations, writer's life, introspection, cigarette, cigar, abortion, christmas, photographer, regret
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
A Love Song for Bobby Long
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, clever, melancholic, sentimental, reflective, emotional, enigmatic, harsh, depressing
Plot: friendship, mentor, storytelling, alcohol abuse, music, life philosophy, coming of age, relationships, depression, loneliness, dysfunctional family, family problems, life, writers, destiny, runaway, family relations, culture clash, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, haunted by the past, brutality, parents and children, poetry, book, sexualized violence, teachers and students, existentialism, life & death, catastrophe, dialogue, mental illness, male nudity, friends, classic car, multiple storylines, literature, love, adaptation, transformation, stereotypes, house, little girl, alcohol, redemption, gory, family drama, childhood, unlikely friendships, police investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
 7.7
 159K
25th Hour
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, reflective, intense, interesting, dramatic, dark, depressing, stylized, cerebral, rough, harsh, clever, suspense, captivating
Plot: crime, friendship, redemption, betrayal, prison, guilt, freedom, drugs, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, relationships, buddies, girlfriend, storytelling, urban, unlikely friendships, loneliness, complex characters, mentor, character study, greed, dialogue, depression, gangsters, tragedy, corruption, race issues, life philosophy, life, philosophy, race against time, drug addiction, drinking, existentialism, life & death, violent, honest, destiny, introspection, addiction, widower, dream, nightclub, visceral, justice, violence, drug abuse, childhood, brutality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
 7.4
 2K
Tully
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic, touching, reflective, sentimental, gloomy, thought provoking, emotional, road movie, bleak, dramatic, enigmatic, sweet, earnest, heartbreaking, talky
Plot: small town, coming of age, dysfunctional family, young lovers, single father, family drama, relationships, crumbling marriage, romance, drinking, loneliness, opposites attract, human nature, friendship, introspection, life philosophy, women, complex characters, dialogue, crime gone awry, culture clash, coming-of-age, parents and children, destiny, siblings relations, catastrophe, secrets, solitude, beautiful scenery, hip hop, family in crisis, writers, redemption, small town life, love, love and romance, brothers, mentor, bollywood, couples, hospital, family problems, family relations, natural disaster, guilt, womanizer, tragedy, haunted by the past, hopes, kick-butt women
Place: england, nebraska, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
 7.3
 6K
Henry Fool
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Style: talky, stylized, humorous, clever, semi serious, intellectual, offbeat, realistic, cerebral, enigmatic, philosophical, reflective, melancholic, art house, ironic, bad ending, sincere, meditative, bleak, compassionate, touching, harsh, interesting, satirical, artsy
Plot: writer's life, poetry, drinking, suicide, eccentric family, violence, writers, existentialism, deadpan, suburbs, society, pornography, dialogue, storytelling, loneliness, mentor, redemption, family relations, life philosophy, writing, life & death, unlikely friendships, philosophy, mental illness, art, artist, life, siblings relations, creativity, suburban life, fame, politics, murder, money, honest, obsession, working class, literature, distopia, culture clash, depression, catastrophe, life is a bitch, greed, dysfunctional family, relationships, brutality, small town, dark hero, solitude
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 88K
Reign Over Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, serious, dramatic, emotional, sincere, realistic, heartbreaking, compassionate, sad, gloomy, inspirational, intense, interesting, depressing, melancholic, funny, motivational
Plot: friendship, family, depression, 9/11, death, mental illness, drinking, buddies, hospital, dealing with death, psychiatry, loneliness, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, relationships, life & death, character study, tragedy, mentor, haunted by the past, psychology, life, redemption, honest, storytelling, suicide attempt, solitude, psychiatrist, catastrophe, family drama, fighting the system, courage, homeless, transformation, justice, war on terror, partners, grief, cancer, corruption, friends, destiny, guilt, suicide, dialogue, betrayal, dysfunctional family, manipulation, stereotypes, multiple storylines
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
Clean and Sober
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, sincere, serious, dramatic, gloomy, earnest, light, intense, melancholic, emotional, compassionate, harsh, interesting
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, drinking, drug addiction, downfall, drugs, redemption, human nature, tragedy, depression, introspection, crime gone awry, corruption, mentor, alcohol abuse, honest, wine, runaway, false accusation, hospital, character study, unlikely friendships, greed, cocaine, real estate agent, obsession, culture clash, catastrophe, life is a bitch, death, happy ending, going straight, life philosophy, relationships, brutality, rehabilitation, destiny, self discovery, gangsters, transformation, homeless, loneliness, dialogue, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, storytelling, police investigation
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
Finding Forrester
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, serious, inspirational, sincere, realistic, dramatic, interesting, feel good, intellectual, compassionate, earnest, clever, cerebral, basketball movie
Plot: mentor, writer's life, friendship, high school, literature, basketball, teacher, writing, coming of age, prejudice, school, dedicated educator, writers, unlikely friendships, prodigy, urban, life philosophy, destiny, internet, stereotypes, redemption, storytelling, creativity, follow your dream, dialogue, mathematics, teachers and students, character study, catastrophe, childhood, cancer, corruption, foul language, underdog, courage, artists and showbiz, runaway, justice, drinking, honest, secrets, private school, plagiarism, transformation, friends, god, life, happy ending, race issues, hopes
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, scotland, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
The United States of Leland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, talky, psychological, serious, rough, realistic, clever, emotional, gloomy, compassionate, reflective, intellectual, artsy, harsh, sad, enigmatic, heartbreaking, dramatic, interesting, melancholic, depressing, cerebral, touching
Plot: prison, dysfunctional family, murder, teacher, addiction, depression, death, coming of age, violence, mentor, relationships, writer's life, existentialism, life philosophy, loneliness, life & death, mental illness, philosophy, drug addiction, crime, investigation, psychology, dialogue, honest, storytelling, multiple storylines, drinking, writing, parents and children, drugs, family in crisis, pornography, writers, crime gone awry, redemption, world politics, character study, prison life, theft, guilt, life, suicide, vengeance, corruption, artists and showbiz, nudity (topless - notable), catastrophe, transformation, end of the world, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona, italy, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
Bright Lights, Big City
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: bleak, serious, stylized, realistic, sentimental, touching, surreal, melancholic, intense, harsh, suspense, talky
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, redemption, drugs/alcohol, downfall, drinking, urban, death, alcohol abuse, nightlife, cancer, mentor, relationships, pornography, drugs, city life, adaptation, writers, fashion show, magazine, dialogue, sexualized violence, nudity (topless - notable), fashion, brutality, storytelling, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief), betrayal, catastrophe, unfulfillment, family, multiple storylines, life philosophy, innocence lost, stereotypes, life is a bitch, culture clash, friends, dysfunctional family, workplace, buddies, fantasy world, chase, supportive spouse, violent, violence, dark hero, male nudity, life & death
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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My Own Private Idaho
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: surreal, road movie, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, melancholic, touching, art house, talky, gloomy, reflective, enigmatic, harsh, bleak, stylized, intense, ironic
Plot: friendship, prostitution, gay, shakespeare, sexuality, pornography, coming of age, homosexuality, on the road, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, drinking, loneliness, male nudity, storytelling, gender, existentialism, relationships, life is a bitch, dialogue, homeless, life philosophy, friends, rebellion, runaway, character study, love, drug addiction, obsession, partners, unlikely friendships, love story, drugs, brutality, narcolepsy, male friendship, gay sex, hustler, unrequited love, cocaine, incest, poverty, german, robbery, father son relationship, youth, road trip, life & death, family relations, prostitute
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, portland oregon, oregon, washington state, europe, rome italy, seattle washington, italy, france
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Kill Your Darlings
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, road movie, enigmatic, sexual, intellectual, cerebral, psychological, reflective, brutal, intense, interesting, talky
Plot: murder, obsession, friendship, mental illness, drinking, drugs, coming of age, gay, poetry, rebellion, drugs/alcohol, writer's life, guilt, poet, mentor, addiction, writers, homosexuality, urban, pornography, artists and showbiz, university, brutality, friends, unlikely friendships, drug abuse, relationships, vengeance, tragedy, coming-of-age, runaway, aids, literature, youth, life & death, drug addiction, columbia university, gays and lesbians, love, justice, investigation, corruption, sexualized violence, sexuality, crime, catastrophe, creativity, adaptation, insanity, life
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: new york, usa, campus, new jersey, harlem, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   39%
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