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Now and Then (1995)
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Now and Then (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more.
Style: sentimental, emotional, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good, sexy, sweet, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, truth or dare, photocopier, gynecologist, female friendship, reunion, seance, oldies, best friends, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, friends, childhood, adulthood, child birth, housewife, pregnancy, divorce, childhood friends, treehouse, tarot ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, year 1991, year 1970, 1990s
Place: indiana, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, runaway, mentor, dialogue, coming of age, culture clash and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Now and Then: My Girl (1991), Mystic Pizza (1988), Where the Heart Is (2000), The Inkwell (1994), Shag - More Dancing (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, friendship, female friendship, self discovery, teenage girl, summer, jeans, soccer, loss of friend, first love, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, south carolina, greece, california
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100%
 6.9
 63K
My Girl (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: makeup artist, coming of age, friendship, single parent, father daughter relationship, tuba, neighbor, small town, mortician, family, young heroes, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 21K
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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, coming-of-age, lobster, commitment, romance, best friends, siblings relations, small town life, hopes, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, connecticut, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, female friendship, reunion, romance, best friends, young adult, summer vacation, friends, self discovery, looking for love, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Where the Heart Is (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, small town, friendship, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, single parent, life is a bitch, friends, love and romance, youth, family relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, tennessee, usa, california, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 1K
The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, best friends, friendship, innocence lost, siblings relations, romance, singleness, social differences, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, beach, best friends, romance, young lovers, boyfriend, summer, couple relations, looking for love, looking for sex, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.7
 19K
Breaking Away (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cycling, working class, sport, friendship, coming of age, underdog, small town, coming-of-age, serenade, bicycle race, bicycle, teenage boy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Beautiful Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, hometown, reunion, eating disorder, pianist, snow, buddies, human nature, romance, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: feel good, touching, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, marriage, friendship, coming of age, grandmother, advice, americana, romance, self discovery, extramarital affair, marriage proposal, married couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, clever ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
 25K
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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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sexual, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
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House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teen angst, high school, teenage love, romance, friendship, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, suburbs, teenage life, pregnancy, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, bowling, abortion, buddies, young lovers, small town life, love and romance, youth, social relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Natalie allows her classmate Jeff, who ran away from home after a fight with his stepfather, to stay at her place while her father is away on a business trip. Natalie soon starts dating Jeff's friend James Casey, who isn't as faithful as ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, teenager, love triangle, coming of age, teenage love, romance, teenage life, when the parents are away, love and romance, youth, friends, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, single parent, homecoming, erection, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, suburbs, romance, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
About Last Night... (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, best friends, battle of the sexes, urban, relationship problems, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Say When (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, coming of age, unlikely couple, parent child relationship, life turned upside down, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, single father, youth, runaway, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
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Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: nanny, friendship, youth, coming of age, life is a bitch, family relations, disorder, city life, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
One Crazy Summer (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, fall in love, cartoonist, island, love and romance, youth, disorder, friends, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, fall in love, best friends, school, romance, gays and lesbians, high school, single parent, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, orphan, single parent, friendship, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, custody, eccentric family, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
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Class (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, feel good, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, boarding school, college life, romance, college, teenage life, college student, youth, couples, friends, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, best friends, coming of age, school, friendship, buddies, college, romance, young lovers, self discovery, suburbs, looking for sex ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 13K
Lucas (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, underdog, cheerleading, friendship, high school life, romance, teenage life, sport team, hopes, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 15K
Boys and Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ryan and Jennifer are opposites who definitely do not attract. At least that's what they always believed. When they met as twelve-year-olds, they disliked one another. When they met again as teenagers, they loathed each other. But when they ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, fall in love, young lovers, love and romance, college, teenage love, opposites attract, high school, romance, youth, unlikely couple, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, campus, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 6K
Roll Bounce (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roll Bounce is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written by Norman Vance Jr. and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in 1970s Chicago. The ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, buddies, coming of age, underdog, contests and competitions, romance, friendship, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, kids in trouble, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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