Movies like The Man in the Moon

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The Man in the Moon (1991)
 7.4
 14K
The Man in the Moon (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maureen Trant and her younger sibling Dani share a strong connection, but local boy Court Foster threatens to throw their bond off balance. Dani and Court meet first and have a flirtatious rapport -- but when he meets Maureen, he falls hard and they begin a passionate affair. The new couple try to keep their love hidden from Dani, but she soon learns the truth, disavowing her sister. But a heartbreaking accident later reunites the girls.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, heartbreaking, sweet, romantic, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, love triangle, small town, first love, sister sister relationship, skinny dipping, corporal punishment, romance, youth, twins, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, rainy, human nature, small town life, siblings relations, social relations, coming-of-age, sibling relationship, teenage life, fishing, female nudity ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: louisiana, usa, london

Most similar movies to The Man in the Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, love and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Man in the Moon: Stealing Home (1988), Inventing the Abbotts (1997), Rambling Rose (1991), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Mad Love (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stealing Home (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, suicide, aging, love, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, americana, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, small town, obsession, coming of age, gas station, dysfunctional marriage, romance, society, social differences, mechanic, snobbism, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: sexy, touching, emotional, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, self discovery, love, prostitute, introspection, parents and children, youth, family relations, human nature, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, first love, fall in love, coping, youth, dealing with death, fighting illness, love and romance, human relationship, teenage life, dying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 6K
Mad Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Matt falls for Casey, the new girl in school. She's fun-loving and eccentric, but there's a darkness to her whimsy that Matt can't begin to comprehend. When Casey attempts to commit suicide, her parents place her in a mental ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, sexual, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: mental illness, high school, mental institution, opposites attract, teen angst, suicide attempt, college, romance, coming of age, youth, young lovers, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, latin america, seattle, mexico, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gas, Food Lodging (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in her extravagant fantasies while Trudi is so rebelious it could ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, waitress, coming of age, desert, single mother, youth, single parent, sexual abuse, family relations, social relations, society, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 5K
Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, love, self discovery, school, romance, teenage life, teenage love, opposites attract, interracial relations, forbidden love ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: australia, africa, paris france, uganda, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: sincere, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, orphan, abortion, college, small town, college life, small town life, friendship, betrayal, romance, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Minnie Goetze is a 15-year-old aspiring comic-book artist, coming of age in the haze of the 1970s in San Francisco. Insatiably curious about the world around her, Minnie is a pretty typical teenage girl. Oh, except that she’s sleeping with her ...
Style: serious, touching, erotic, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love affair, love and romance, youth, teenage life, older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl, family relations, parents and children, coming of age, teenagers, female sexuality, diary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Walk on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, first kiss, adultery, coming of age, hippie, mother daughter relationship, moon landing, family relations, youth, couples, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: new york, woodstock, usa, new york state, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cider House Rules (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, incest, abortion, orphan, new job, orphanage, nurse, romance, love and romance, first love, farm, storytelling ...
Time: 1920s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, coming of age, friendship, pregnancy, discrimination, locket, first love, fall in love, parents and children, unfulfilled love, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 445
Liar's Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Matt Dillion In East Texas, the summer after high school, Jack falls in love with Ginny, the daughter of the town's banker (Jack's mom's high school sweetheart). Ginny's been at boarding school; she's headed for Vassar. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, teenage love, single parent, young lovers, society, social differences, small town, family relations, couples, small town life, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 22K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, teenage life, small town life, love and romance, siblings relations, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 74K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, gothic, captivating, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, love and romance, rich and poor, family secret, master and servant, estate, power of love, fall in love, haunted by the past, couple relations, unlikely couple, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, culture clash, young lovers, forbidden love, unhappiness, romance, opposites attract, teenage life, fall in love, coming of age, parent child relationship, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 792
Square Dance (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, teenager, estranged family member, promiscuity, small town life, couples, social relations, family relations, dysfunctional family, countryside, small town, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, school, opposites attract, love triangle, tomboy, best friend, friendship, romance, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
This Is My Father (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When schoolteacher Kieran Johnson (James Caan) discovers that his father was not a French sailor (as he had been led to believe) but rather an Irish farmer, Kieran looks to his mother (Moya Farrelly) for answers. When she refuses to provide any, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: small town, romance, coming of age, small town life, couples, family problems, family life, misfit, couple relations, village life, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ireland, illinois, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, love triangle, romance, power of love, regret, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, love affair, mother, best friend, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 176K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, disability, fall in love, love story, romance, wheelchair, depression, caregiver, accident, self discovery, small town, quadriplegic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Here on Earth (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, terminal illness, love triangle, teenage love, private school, car race, romance, young lovers, social differences, coming of age, rich and poor, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Racing with the Moon (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry and Nicky are small town pals from blue collar families with only a short time before they ship off to World War II. Henry begins romancing new-to-town Caddie Winger, believing her to be wealthy. Mischievious and irresponsible, Nicky gets into ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, unwanted pregnancy, young lovers, self discovery, teenage life, friendship between men, abortion, bowling, father son relationship, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 74K
The Last Song (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, rock, estrangement, coming of age, pianist, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, ireland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
This Property Is Condemned (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, betrayal, revenge, infidelity, vengeance, dishonesty, love affair, couples, small town life, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 1920s
Place: mississippi, usa, australia, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 39K
Labor Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, dangerous attraction, family relations, unlikely relationship, fall in love, parents and children, coming of age, mysterious character, holiday, weekend, wanted, longing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, true love, opposites attract, first love, teenage life, high school life, fall in love, coming of age, terminal illness, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 26K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: swimming, coming of age, small town, convent, single parent, self discovery, jewish girl, dress, bell tower, gynecological exam, kennedy assassination, bell ringing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963
Place: new england, usa, texas, dallas texas, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 34K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, high school, adolescence, first love, love affair, youth, fall in love, love and romance, romance, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 30K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: emotional, romantic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, love and romance, love, couples, destiny, life & death, moral dilemma, death, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, year 1946
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%