Movies like Happy Christmas

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Happy Christmas (2014)
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Happy Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.
Style: touching, sexy, ironic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, mumblecore, erotic, intellectual, enigmatic ...
Plot: christmas, family relations, eccentric family, character study, introspection, siblings relations, friendship, disorder, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, female friendship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, housewife, family, writers, sex, catastrophe, gangsters, drugs, relationships, women, loneliness, life, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois

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Most similar movies to Happy Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, semi serious and humorous films with plots about mentor, storytelling, dialogue, loneliness, honest, depression and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Happy Christmas: Drinking Buddies (2013), Mistress America (2015), Shrink (2009), Trees Lounge (1996), Frances Ha (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, melancholic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: group of friends, relationships, romance, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adaptation, beer, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, weekend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, heartbreaking, depressing, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, betrayal, eccentric family, follow your dream, prank, hopes, family relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 19K
Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: realistic, depressing, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide, psychiatrist, mental illness, hollywood, therapist, drugs, character study, loneliness, life philosophy, widower, suicide attempt, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The feature film debut by artist Miranda July about a various comic situations and plots that intertwine. One story line is about a father who is ending his marriage and the other story is of a video artist (possibly autobiographical of Miranda ...
Style: touching, disturbing, realistic, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: artist, childhood, coming of age, depression, unlikely friendships, complex characters, art gallery, neighbor, struggle, museum, divorce, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.1
 17K
Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, gloomy, art house, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, drugs, addiction, drug addiction, self discovery, small town, older man younger woman relationship, alcoholic, melancholy, bittersweet, slacker, loner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 84K
Frances Ha (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.
Style: mumblecore, realistic, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Plot: friendship, female friendship, love, relationships, dancer, bittersweet, loneliness, coming of age, self discovery, life philosophy, existentialism, direction and purpose ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, new jersey, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 6K
Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, meditative, harsh ...
Plot: college, friendship, bittersweet, bullying, catastrophe, character study, brutality, british, life, life & death, life philosophy, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, tokyo, new jersey, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 19K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: touching, tricky, enigmatic, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: superhero, friendship, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, imaginary friend, small town, life philosophy, depression, character study, loneliness, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, atlantic ocean, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 18K
Adult World (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.
Style: sexy, melancholic, sincere, funny, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: art, poetry, workplace, self discovery, coming of age, sex shop, loneliness, creativity, adolescence vs adulthood, workplace situations, teenager, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 10K
Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: melancholic, compassionate, sexy, clever, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school, coming of age, small town, cheerleading, school, loneliness, bullying, existentialism, teenage life, character study, eccentricity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Go-Getter (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: ironic, melancholic, enigmatic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: coming of age, road trip, self discovery, teenage life, teenager, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, lifestyle, obsessive quest, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new jersey, california, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, melancholic, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, drug addiction, dysfunctional family, addiction, drug abuse, rehabilitation, women, depression, female protagonist, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: sexy, harsh, talky, reflective, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, gay, transsexual, lgbt, small town, lgbtq, hospital, teenager, father son relationship, relationships, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: england, new york state, chicago illinois, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 21K
Diner (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, christmas, diner, gambling debt, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, love and romance, food, introspection, twentysomething life, couples, youth ...
Time: 50s, year 1959, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 21K
Nobody's Fool (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: small town, father son relationship, redemption, justice, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, aging, elderly, retirement, generation gap, family reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, new york state, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 8K
Lonesome Jim (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Failing to make it on his own, 27-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, coma, single parent, homecoming, alienation, introspection, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, new jersey, usa, new orleans, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 13K
Rocket Science (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends ...
Style: clever, sincere, psychological, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, teenage love, friendship, teenage life, debate, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, misfit, teacher, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Weather Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, depressing, semi serious ...
Plot: weatherman, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, introspection, father son relationship, family problems, character study, solitude, hopes, father, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 3K
Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: sad, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, suicide, friendship, self discovery, bdsm, eccentricity, depression, obsession, moral ambiguity, distopia, mentor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: mumblecore, road movie, melancholic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, wedding, on the road, family relations, parents and children, introspection, hopes, self discovery, love and romance, brother brother relationship, gift, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 7K
Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: talky, humorous, stylized, sexy, allegory ...
Plot: writers, art, suicide, suburbs, writer's life, bittersweet, violence, poetry, mental illness, adaptation, obsession, literature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, stockholm sweden, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, satirical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, women, friendship, workplace, existentialism, office politics, loneliness, workplace situations, heist, fighting the system, secretary, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 11K
Please Give (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Style: depressing, melancholic, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), midlife crisis, loneliness, complex characters, depression, twists and turns, parents and children, human nature, adultery, teenage life, cancer, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, disturbing, semi serious, sincere, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenager, dysfunctional family, adolescence, family relations, teenage life, eccentric family, social differences, self discovery, parents and children, single parent, sex aid ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, tokyo, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 23K
Junebug (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: humorous, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, art, eccentricity, painting, jealousy, eccentric family, love and romance, small town, family problems, meet the parents, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, thought provoking, mumblecore ...
Plot: slacker, loneliness, midlife crisis, twists and turns, everyday life, naivete, loser, parents and children, immature, character change, brothers, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 23K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, talky, melancholic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: romance, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, character study, self discovery, happy ending, eccentricity, family relations, parents and children, writers, couple relations, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new jersey, pittsburgh, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 21K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: emotional, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, addiction, youth, teenager, depression, psychologist, teenage life, self discovery, lifestyle, grownups, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, sexy, erotic, art house, meditative ...
Plot: women, obsession, suicide attempt, love and romance, romance, marriage, mentor, secrets, relationships, writers, solitude, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, tokyo, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Thanks for Sharing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction.
Style: sexy, touching, melancholic, compassionate, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: addiction, friendship, rehabilitation, sex, romance, honest, dysfunctional family, sexuality, relationships, character study, life philosophy, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%