Movies that are like My Own Private Idaho

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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, interesting, dark humor, dark, cerebral
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, dreams, depression, fall in love, drug abuse, mental illness, catastrophe, buddies, psychiatry, gays and lesbians, adventure, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, lgbt, treasure, poetry, mentor, adaptation, social misfits, solitude, destiny, art, obsessive quest, rebelliousness, culture clash, sexualized violence, self discovery, parents and children, fainting, alienation, homosexual, abandoned, sexual identity, bisexual, face, relative, drive in movie, homoeroticism, male objectification, friendship between men, black leather, pasta, mistreatment, airplane ticket, unconsciousness, streetcar, breakdown, psychedelia, traumatic experience, metropolis, cleaning
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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118 min.
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102 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious and bleak films with plots including loneliness, storytelling, mentor, runaway, life philosophy, depression and dialogue themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like My Own Private Idaho: Mysterious Skin (2004), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Half Nelson (2006), Rumble Fish (1983), Faces (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mysterious Skin
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Style: psychological, emotional, disturbing, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sexual, enigmatic, heartbreaking, bleak, harsh, intense, melancholic, stylized, gloomy, dark, dramatic, interesting, brutal, reflective, compassionate, rough, captivating, depressing, erotic, cerebral
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, small town, friendship, coming of age, prostitution, homosexuality, adolescence, obsession, sexuality, rape, male nudity, aids, brutality, childhood, gay, sexualized violence, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, pornography, gays and lesbians, psychology, secrets, loneliness, storytelling, loss of innocence, mentor, coming-of-age, mystery, existentialism, sex, tragedy, visceral, haunted by the past, violent, vengeance, justice, gender, depression, runaway, brainwashing, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, manipulation, relationships, censorship, redemption, character study, nudity (topless - notable), hustler
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1981, year 1991, year 1983, year 1987, 1990s
Place: usa, kansas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Midnight Cowboy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexual, captivating, serious, compassionate, depressing, melancholic, bleak, harsh, reflective, heartbreaking, sincere, talky, gloomy, enigmatic, interesting, cynical, atmospheric, rough, psychological, dramatic, psychedelic
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, dreams, loneliness, prostitution, sexuality, prostitute, drinking, fish out of water, hotel, small town, unlikely friendships, homeless, culture clash, character study, social misfits, urban, relationships, hustler, depression, complex characters, redemption, runaway, life philosophy, human nature, pornography, honest, childhood, male prostitute, gunfight, brutality, mentor, storytelling, flashbacks, drugs, greed, violent, hopes, visceral, coming of age, gangsters, morality, shower, male bonding, eviction, society, cowboy, gay slur, life is a bitch, homosexual
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, dallas texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   55%
 
Movie in collections
 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:   59%
    User:   67%
 
 7.2
 28K
Rumble Fish
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, surreal, enigmatic, realistic, captivating, reflective, bleak, art house, talky, touching, harsh, cerebral, interesting, ironic, melancholic, colourful
Plot: coming of age, motorcycle, violence, gang, neo noir, existentialism, drinking, juvenile delinquency, friendship, drugs, teenager, gangs, going straight, adolescence, surrealism, runaway, childhood, urban, human nature, mentor, violent, redemption, siblings relations, gangsters, small town, dialogue, adaptation, storytelling, loneliness, crimes, coming-of-age, visceral, youth, street gang, hopes, art, life philosophy, gangster, unlikely friendships, stylish, brutality, crime gone awry, gunfight, drug addiction, dreams, catastrophe, family relations, character study, insanity, mysterious character
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
 7.7
 8K
Faces
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Style: talky, biting, clever, serious, bleak, stylized, realistic, enigmatic, sincere, harsh, cynical, tense, melancholic, cerebral, art house, meditative, atmospheric, reflective, ironic, psychological, satirical, witty, dark humor, sexy, humorous, sexual, disturbing, intense, surreal
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, suburbs, betrayal, male nudity, drinking, crumbling marriage, human nature, character study, crime gone awry, introspection, loneliness, self discovery, infidelity, art, obsession, dialogue, couple relations, runaway, adultery, love, divorce, pornography, relationships, greed, parents and children, distopia, catastrophe, existentialism, sexual abuse, suburban life, culture clash, sexualized violence, brutality, hotel, addiction, marriage crisis, mentor, eccentricity, unfulfillment, storytelling, depression, paranoid, adaptation, couples, writers, friendship, destiny, visceral, family life
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
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:   49%
    User:   44%
 
 7.0
 3K
Urbania
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic, dark, mind bending, non-linear, enigmatic, talky, tense, heartbreaking, bleak, touching, disturbing, macabre, melancholic, interesting, art house, stylized, sexy, intense, bloody, clever, twist ending
Plot: vengeance, gay, storytelling, haunted by the past, murder, homosexuality, male nudity, urban, loneliness, homeless, redemption, stylish, dialogue, sexualized violence, couples, violence, brutality, relationships, obsession, neo-noir, gender, tragedy, guilt, pornography, gays and lesbians, revenge, character study, identity, dangerous attraction, violent, mentor, legends and myths, twists & turns, city life, catastrophe, secrets, life & death, crimes, creativity, crime gone awry, love and romance, writers, dark hero, existentialism, depression, runaway, lesbian, urban legend, art, corruption
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
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The Last Picture Show
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, reflective, bleak, melancholic, captivating, talky, sexual, dramatic, earnest, enigmatic, sincere, cynical, atmospheric, touching, depressing, meditative, stylized, lyrical, harsh, compassionate
Plot: innocence lost, coming of age, small town, friendship, mentor, high school, depression, teenager, virginity, death, graduation, loneliness, adolescence, character study, sexuality, coming-of-age, introspection, self discovery, runaway, nudity (topless - notable), drinking, relationships, childhood, unlikely friendships, honest, americana, gunfight, culture clash, rebellion, teenagers, crime gone awry, storytelling, hopes, tragedy, pornography, period piece, high school graduation, elopement, violent, life philosophy, life, morality, love and romance, radio, dialogue, youth, couples, friends, best friends, new love
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
Drugstore Cowboy
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: dark humor, realistic, serious, bleak, sincere, touching, talky, interesting, compassionate, atmospheric, gloomy, melancholic, road movie, depressing, harsh, thought provoking, reflective, cerebral, ironic, dark, stylized
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, heroin, redemption, friendship, drug addiction, hospital, going straight, overdose, drugs, on the road, violence, robbery, oldies, marijuana, drugs/alcohol, urban, drinking, crime gone awry, loneliness, weed, life philosophy, crime, eccentricity, life & death, dialogue, honest, visceral, mentor, depression, crimes, character study, violent, solitude, runaway, hopes, existentialism, paranoid, philosophy, junkie, hat, superstition, group therapy, motel, multiple storylines, misfit, unlikely friendships, storytelling, transformation, society
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 5.8
 20K
Last Days
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, meditative, art house, atmospheric, realistic, melancholic, enigmatic, artsy, gloomy, surreal, reflective, talky, stylized, lyrical, harsh, cerebral, intellectual, road movie, disturbing, psychedelic, intense, non-linear, grunge, avant garde
Plot: music, drug abuse, rock, addiction, isolation, depression, death, suicide, storytelling, rock and roll, musician's life, existentialism, drinking, life & death, loneliness, estate, male nudity, artists and showbiz, musician, singer, life is a bitch, creativity, music business, dialogue, hip hop, sex, song, couple relations, drug addiction, art, artist, life philosophy, mental illness, drugs, runaway, poetry, catastrophe, confined, mansion, mentor, writers, solitude, pornography, brutality, memory, dysfunctional family, fantasy world, insanity, adaptation, culture clash
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Two-Lane Blacktop
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: road movie, serious, enigmatic, bleak, meditative, twists and turns, realistic, art house, harsh, talky, reflective, melancholic, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, cerebral, breathtaking, stylized, scenic, biting, sexual, cynical, sexy, disturbing, tense, bad ending, ironic, surprise ending
Plot: cult, desert, existentialism, on the road, contests and competitions, cars, motorcycle, obsessive quest, loneliness, racing, destructive relationship, road trip, character study, dialogue, chases and races, life philosophy, car chase, obsession, crime gone awry, social differences, visceral, runaway, art, couples, hotel, catastrophe, gunfight, classic car, stylish, pornography, redemption, chevrolet, culture clash, insanity, mentor, brutality, paranoid, violent, poetry, greed, rebellion, hitchhiker, hippie, gas station, mechanic, lone hero, gangsters, identity, relationships, oil
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
Five Easy Pieces
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: realistic, road movie, intellectual, serious, sincere, bleak, enigmatic, reflective, melancholic, talky, gloomy, dark humor, captivating, harsh, dramatic, thought provoking, depressing, atmospheric, cynical, ironic, emotional, psychological, interesting, cerebral
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, working class, rebellion, on the road, rebelliousness, existentialism, hitchhiker, social misfits, character study, obsession, drinking, culture clash, human nature, relationships, complex characters, loneliness, small town, oil, drifter, introspection, self discovery, runaway, oil field, class differences, depression, redemption, music, dialogue, fighting the system, parents and children, crime gone awry, mozart, violent, life, pianist, life philosophy, anti-hero, creativity, gunfight, pacific northwest, musician, family, greed, honest, psychology, misfit, storytelling, life & death, tragedy
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, texas, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
Movie in collections
 7.2
 123K
Winter's Bone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, serious, harsh, gloomy, melancholic, depressing, dramatic, road movie, rough, dark, disturbing, intense, talky, stylized, dark humor
Plot: small town, poverty, mental illness, death, violence, neo noir, drinking, track down, drugs/alcohol, down on your luck, realism, drugs, family in crisis, depression, missing person, runaway, secrets, brutality, drug trade, bail, girl, character study, family drama, visceral, dysfunctional family, violent, family, storytelling, culture clash, life is a bitch, greed, loneliness, noir, addiction, moral ambiguity, youth, corruption, tragedy, life & death, family bonds, pornography, court, family problems, redemption, childhood, adaptation, drug abuse, homeless, coming of age, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 7.3
 8K
Eve's Bayou
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic, enigmatic, atmospheric, gloomy, thought provoking, dramatic, heartbreaking, melancholic, emotional, stylized, compassionate, clever, intense, reflective, harsh, absurd, talky, bleak
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, coming of age, incest, father daughter relationship, adultery, storytelling, memory, redemption, uncover truth, betrayal, revenge, family drama, small town, secrets, parents and children, moral ambiguity, family, loneliness, dishonesty, guilt, culture clash, tragedy, childhood, twists & turns, dialogue, all black cast, tavern, superstition, menstruation, aunt niece relationship, curse, society, segregation, youth, memory loss, mentor, vengeance, adaptation, couples, murder, life philosophy, family problems, catastrophe, relationships, family relations, manipulation, writers, character study, runaway
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
 6.7
 5K
Old Joy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Style: serious, meditative, melancholic, touching, realistic, scenic, talky, enigmatic, reflective, sincere, stylized, lyrical, gloomy, road movie, cerebral, bleak, breathtaking, art house, absurd, harsh, surreal, biting, intellectual, atmospheric, ironic, mumblecore
Plot: friendship, road trip, buddies, on the road, dog, solitude, introspection, nature, loneliness, unlikely friendships, relationships, self discovery, dialogue, existentialism, wilderness, philosophy, storytelling, partners, culture clash, art, couples, catastrophe, first contact, friends, life philosophy, writers, greed, human nature, drugs, depression, couple relations, fantasy world, obsession, thirtysomething life, homeless, adultery, drinking, hopes, imagination, camp, environmental, distopia, nudity (topless - notable), runaway, map, hippie, liberal, weekend, radio, hot spring
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, oregon, europe, usa, london, los angeles, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
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
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
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 6.7
 9K
High Art
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: serious, melancholic, gloomy, realistic, sincere, enigmatic, meditative, sexual, sexy, artsy, sad, intellectual, heartbreaking, art house, intense, emotional, reflective, talky, bleak, interesting, road movie, compassionate, touching, romantic, ironic, disturbing
Plot: lesbian, addiction, romance, drug abuse, photographer, love, drug addiction, drugs, drinking, heroin, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, relationships, death, art, artist, gays and lesbians, loneliness, love story, human nature, women, character study, infidelity, pornography, depression, homosexuality, obsession, love affair, dialogue, life philosophy, gay, gender, magazine, betrayal, honest, love and romance, solitude, unlikely friendships, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, catastrophe, couples, manipulation, runaway, coming of age, friendship, redemption, complex characters, lgbt, career
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Movie in collections
 7.0
 7K
Jesus' Son
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, bleak, touching, surreal, meditative, lyrical, dark, reflective, harsh, humorous, non-linear, talky, thought provoking, road movie, depressing, stylized, cerebral, enigmatic, art house, compassionate, absurd, disturbing
Plot: drug abuse, redemption, addiction, heroin, drugs, drug addiction, hospital, drinking, on the road, apocalypse, realism, social misfits, rehabilitation, jesus, existentialism, life & death, depression, human nature, loneliness, crime gone awry, dialogue, storytelling, adaptation, road trip, character study, destructive relationship, brutality, weed, relationships, dysfunctional family, runaway, life philosophy, dark hero, multiple storylines, mentor, life, creativity, homeless, dreams, eccentricity, hopes, writers, mental illness, pornography, surrealism, catastrophe, misfit, society, couples, magic mushroom
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, phoenix arizona, iowa, mexico, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
The Ballad of Jack and Rose
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, reflective, melancholic, sentimental, sincere, dramatic, road movie, harsh, enigmatic, breathtaking, cerebral, disturbing, bleak, erotic, stylized, sexual, psychological
Plot: island, incest, dysfunctional family, culture clash, isolation, runaway, father daughter relationship, virginity, storytelling, folk, single parent, death, drugs/alcohol, single father, sex, solitude, parents and children, rock, coming of age, parenthood, relationships, pornography, vengeance, family problems, loneliness, life & death, scythe, egg, diabetic, environmentalism, illness, commune, arson, peeping tom, sexualized violence, family relations, mentor, human nature, life philosophy, clones, mental illness, catastrophe, first contact, existentialism, innocence lost, secrets, classic car, sacrifice, rebelliousness, writers
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
All About My Mother
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Style: emotional, stylized, realistic, touching, serious, compassionate, reflective, dramatic, melancholic, witty, dark humor, heartbreaking, enigmatic, uplifting, captivating, colourful, talky, surreal, harsh, sentimental, sad, sincere, bleak, breathtaking, psychological, clever, feel good, offbeat, tense
Plot: redemption, friendship, drug abuse, lesbian, aids, transvestism, father daughter relationship, drug addiction, hospital, death, prostitute, birthday, postmodernism, actress, drugs/alcohol, women, relationships, tragedy, loneliness, cross dressing, storytelling, urban, prostitution, life & death, secrets, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, family drama, parents and children, gender, culture clash, childhood, dysfunctional family, depression, mentor, runaway, transsexual, pornography, idealism, dialogue, sexuality, life, autograph, friend, transplant, fight scenes, nun, art, male nudity, parenthood
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, barcelona, madrid, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 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:   37%
    User:   44%
 
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:   37%
    User:   37%
 
Movie in collections
 6.1
 3K
Foxes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, reflective, melancholic, sweet, surreal, intense, stylized, cerebral, clever
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, drug abuse, addiction, self discovery, adolescence, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, parents and children, childhood, teenagers, teenage life, runaway, fantasy world, kids in trouble, bullying, virginity, high school, youth, hollywood, dialogue, family relations, mentor, friends, relationships, brutality, sexual abuse, first contact, alcohol abuse, storytelling, prostitution, desert, sex, alcohol, dysfunctional family, drinking, catastrophe, life philosophy, loneliness, fight scenes, police investigation, pregnancy, family, radio, adaptation, stereotypes, school, destiny, violence
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
 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:   36%
    User:   37%
 
 6.6
 11K
Sherrybaby
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy, melancholic, sexual, heartbreaking, road movie, harsh, enigmatic, depressing, dramatic, art house, breathtaking, erotic, sexy
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, father daughter relationship, heroin, drug addiction, prison, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, drinking, drugs, hopes, parenthood, male nudity, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), misfit, relationships, depression, family problems, sexual abuse, brutality, family relations, character study, parole officer, life is a bitch, honest, dysfunctional family, single parent, culture clash, ex convict, social misfits, catastrophe, sex, rehabilitation, redemption, starting over, nudity (full frontal - brief), siblings relations, workplace, parent child relationship, manipulation, life philosophy, mentor, loneliness, custody, storytelling, runaway, adolescence, support group, hospital
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
The Panic in Needle Park
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy, melancholic, depressing, harsh, rough, disturbing, talky, enigmatic, reflective, interesting, cerebral, stylized, intense, atmospheric, biting, cynical, no music
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, drugs, heroin, prostitution, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, depression, relationships, homeless, marijuana, drinking, destructive relationship, romance, runaway, crime gone awry, character study, mentor, loneliness, pornography, life philosophy, life is a bitch, existentialism, brutality, redemption, death of pet, love and romance, male nudity, mental illness, nudity (topless - notable), multiple storylines, gangsters, visceral, death, youth, sexualized violence, betrayal, love, artist, couples, psychology, greed, storytelling, writers, young lovers, hospital, honest, catastrophe, dreams
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 7.0
 11K
Towelhead
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, sexual, disturbing, realistic, erotic, sexy, reflective, melancholic, ironic, compassionate, enigmatic, satirical, bleak, art house, stylized, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sexual abuse, racism, sexuality, child abuse, gulf war, virginity, small town, sex, strong sexual content, adolescence, coming-of-age, pornography, school, single father, runaway, teenager, teenage life, childhood, neighbor, suburbs, gender, culture clash, women, life is a bitch, segregation, sexualized violence, nudity (topless - notable), brutality, obsession, loneliness, hopes, male nudity, adaptation, pedophilia, menstruation, society, bullying, dysfunctional family, classic car, guilt, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), morality, family problems, friendship, storytelling, family relations, catastrophe, mentor
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1991, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california, houston texas
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System:   35%
    User:   35%
 

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 7.2
 78K
Elephant
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, stylized, psychological, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, art house, gloomy, artsy, melancholic, harsh, captivating, interesting, talky, reflective, tense, meditative, bad ending, surreal, intense
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, school, violence, teacher, bullying, brutality, teenager, gay, student, murderous pair, adolescence, vengeance, death, murder, violence spree, violent, loneliness, dialogue, pornography, teenagers, high school life, estrangement, sexualized violence, runaway, visceral, depression, deadly, storytelling, tragedy, weapons, drinking, crime gone awry, stereotypes, mass murder, classroom, gun, existentialism, relationships, catastrophe, life philosophy, partners, youth, obsession, friends, life & death, character study, internet, buddies, male nudity, art
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, portland oregon
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
 7.3
 97K
Precious
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, stylized, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, inspirational, compassionate, gloomy, sad, melancholic, brutal, rough, harsh, touching, intense, disturbing, ambiguous ending
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, school, teacher, poverty, child abuse, dysfunctional family, incest, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, redemption, hospital, coming of age, social misfits, teenager, violence, aids, parents and children, mentor, race issues, childhood, life, down on your luck, brutality, urban ghetto, sexualized violence, depression, destiny, honest, physical appearance, rags to riches, loneliness, tragedy, runaway, teenage life, dreams, fantasy world, character study, friendship, storytelling, mental illness, misfit, stereotypes, adolescence, drug addiction, courage, motorcycle, illiteracy, balloon, crying
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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