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Carnival (1982)
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Carnival (1982)
Original name: Карнавал
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A young Russian girl is in love with show business and wants to leave her small town for Moscow and make it big in the big city. She encounters her long missing, remarried father and gets a boy friend who uses her and then leaves her.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: soviet, youth, betrayal, love and romance, ambition, society, desire for fame, friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, fall in love, father daughter relationship, couples, adaptation, female director, pantyhose, female stockinged legs
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to Carnival

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, sincere and touching films with plots about friendship, society, family relations, love and romance, couples, youth and friends mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Carnival: Pig Hag (2019), The Clapper (2017), To Find a Man (1972), Posthumous (2014), Seoul Searching (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, life, soviet, midlife crisis, couple relations, career, women, women in society, happiness, female friendship, working class ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, ussr, new jersey ...
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100%
 4.6
 336
Pig Hag (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jodie, a woman in her mid-thirties, struggles with the pressure to find a partner and have children. When she attends a Guns N’ Roses concert, she thinks she may have met a potential match — until he immediately ghosts on her.
Style: sincere, rough, psychological, touching, captivating
Plot: couples, society, love and romance, friendship, escapades, hopes, cultural icon, obesity, brutality, ambition, fall in love, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.1
 7K
The Clapper (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, ambition, adaptation, destiny, love and romance, society, youth, rivalry, unfulfillment, obsession, redemption, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.9
 135
To Find a Man (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boarding-school girl (Pamela Sue Martin) comes home pregnant and asks the boy (Darren O'Connor) next door for help getting an abortion.
Style: sincere, touching, gloomy, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, teenage pregnancy, battles, family problems, couples, friends, boarding school, family relations, teenage life, pregnancy, boarding school life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 2K
Posthumous (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After false reports of his demise put him and his work on the map, an artist decides to continue the charade by posing as his own brother. Soon, a reporter enters his life and has a profound effect on him.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, captivating, neo screwball comedy
Plot: love and romance, fake death, journalism, society, couples, impersonating, family relations, friendship, breakup, female director, break-up, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Seoul Searching (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea, China, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 1980s a group of foreign-born Korean teenagers who meet at a Seoul summer camp to learn what it means to be Korean. The three boys, from the U.S., Mexico, and Germany, then meet three girls who rock their world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, fall in love, camp, youth, love and romance, immigrants, society, friendship, rivalry, social relations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 17K
Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: father daughter relationship, judge, death of mother, lawyer, police, child custody, school, police officer, funeral, family relations, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: austin texas, louisiana, usa, united states, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 2K
Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, city life, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Time for Dancing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, life is a bitch, ambition, follow your dream, teenage life, lifestyle, single parent, society, unfulfillment, determination, dancing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
An Impudent Girl (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlotte is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.
Style: humorous, gloomy, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: working class, friendship, coming of age, family relations, dysfunctional family, fall in love, parents and children, society, master and servant, lifestyle, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 302
In the Heart (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Masha (37) is in an overwhelming relationship with Luuk, father of two and separated. Nothing seems to stand in their way until Luuk turns incurably ill, leaving Masha without status.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, terminal illness, unfulfillment, relationships, fighting illness, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 18K
Unicorn Store (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.
Style: allegory, disturbing, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, grownups, hopes, parents and children, adaptation, family relations, family, youth, society, ambition, unicorn, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2010s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 707
Sweetheart (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A working woman, mother a three children, realizes that, when her youngest one is about to go to Canada to continue her education, she will end up out of her most precious goal, being a mother..
Style: touching, sincere, melancholic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family relations, parents and children, family, love, fall in love, love and romance, romance, hopes, separated parents, rivalry, sex ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 1K
SoulBoy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1974. Amidst power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the football terraces, Joe McCain is bored of a life that's going nowhere. Enter hair-dresser Jane: blonde, beautiful, and moving to the beat of a whole new world of sound, movement and ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: nightlife, society, coming of age, youth, friendship, lifestyle, unfulfillment, music, buddies, soul music, small town, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 2K
Hezarpa (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 197 min.
Story: The thief accidentally notices the secret of a girl and tries to exploit this position ....
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, humorous, entertaining
Plot: escapades, friendship, crimes, dishonesty, adventure, crime, disorder, danger, chase, family relations, society, rivalry ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 579
Couch Potatoes (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Giorgio and Tito, father and son. A successful journalist and a lazy teenager apparently impossible to understand. Giorgio's dream is to take Tito to the Nasca Hill in Liguria, but Tito prefers to spend his entire day with his group of friends, ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: father son relationship, teenager, adventure, family relations, parents and children, youth, friendship, friends, teenage life, family, happy ending, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Swimsuit Issue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild bachelor party and an agonizing defeat in floorball awakens Fredrik's passion for male synchronized swimming.
Style: feel good, humorous, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: self fulfillment, friendship, buddies, sport team, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, sport, society, ambition, parents and children, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Scandal Makers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Former teen idol Nam Hyeon-soo is now in his thirties and working as a radio DJ. One day a young woman named Jeong-nam shows up and claims to be his own daughter. She also has a son whom she claims to be Hyeon-soo's grandson. Their relation is ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, media, radio dj, father daughter relationship, life turned upside down, society, friendship, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 4K
Spike Island (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, music band, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, youth, music business, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, liverpool, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 910
Coconut Hero (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's not easy being a teenager and Mike, a sixteen-year-old, has it espcially hard. He lives in the sticks with his mother, a non-stop nagger, in Faintville, a Canadian timber industry town. He has no father, no friends, not even a favorite ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: suicide attempt, first love, loneliness, high school, depression, dancing, therapy, love and romance, friendship, couples, terminal illness, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 832
No Filter (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beatrice celebrates with her family the release of her book: she tells about the accident of her husband Frederic. He became blind and without filter - always so funny and seductive, he is totally unpredictable. But this book, hymn-to-life, will ...
Style: captivating, humorous, light, sincere
Plot: blind man, friendship, husband wife relationship, destiny, hopes, couples, romance, couple relations, adaptation, love, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
It's Your Turn, Laura (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Une journée dans la vie d'un groupe de femmes qui se retrouvent chaque semaine depuis quinze ans dans la salle d'attente d'un médecin qui prétend arriver à les faire maigrir.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, gender, society, friends, couples, family relations, eating disorder, office, weight loss, group of friends, female director ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After their mother ends up in jail, two sisters turn to train robbery in order to support their family.
Style: humorous, disturbing, tense, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: theft, teenager, love, youth, escapades, crimes, friendship, life is a bitch, adaptation, partners, danger, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 402
Love That Boy (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love That Boy is the story of Phoebe, a socially inept overachiever, unrecognized in a world run by C students. Phoebe’s life is totally dominated by her “To Do Before Graduation” list. When Phoebe’s best friend Robyn dumps Phoebe two weeks ...
Style: humorous, captivating, atmospheric, light, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, friendship, college, youth, friends, coming of age, age difference, looking for love, teenager, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 423
Turning Green (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, overnight success, family relations, fall in love, getting home, youth, society, love and romance, hopes, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, fall in love, parents and children, workplace situations, workplace, love and romance, society, bittersweet, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mickybo and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: kids in trouble, mischievous children, youth, friendship, society, obsession, political unrest, friends, religions or cults, state affairs, wannabe, ira ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
All That I Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows four friends in their quest to form a punk band. As workers protests sweep across the country, Janek and Staszek, the sons of a navy man, the rebellious Kazik, and the affluent Diabel gel as a band, but their disparate lives are touched by ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, music band, musician's life, revolution, hopes, youth, fighting the system, society, follow your dream, state affairs, punk, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 3K
Darling (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Prabhas (Prabhas) has a childhood sweetheart named Nandini (Kajal Agarwal) and they are separated during their childhood. Nandini migrates to Swiss along with her father. Meanwhile Prabhas rejects love proposals from other girls as his heart belongs ...
Style: captivating, light, sincere, psychological, humorous
Plot: childhood love, travel, male female relationship, friendship, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, society, music band, storytelling, flashback ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: india, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Style: humorous, sincere, disturbing, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, dysfunctional family, sculptor, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, parents and children, friends, family relations, society, family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%