Movies that are like Passion Fish

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Passion Fish
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: clever, talky, sentimental, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, melancholic, thought provoking, road movie, reflective, enigmatic, psychological, atmospheric, harsh, bleak, interesting, stylized, witty, satirical, dramatic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, disability, folk, human nature, self discovery, small town, relationships, unlikely friendships, loneliness, redemption, urban, life philosophy, drinking, women, mentor, storytelling, hopes, dialogue, childhood, rehabilitation, writers, gunfight, depression, actress, accident, wheelchair, friends, existentialism, solitude, culture clash, tragedy, starting over, catastrophe, runaway, alcohol abuse, homecoming, nudity (full frontal - brief), character study, life is a bitch, destiny, transformation, adaptation, pornography, segregation, obsession, race issues, crime gone awry, complex characters, brutality, eccentricity, justice, beautiful scenery, suicide attempt, paralysis, physical therapy, pelican, paraplegic, recovery, handicap, drunkenness, corruption, male nudity, love, honest, coming of age, betrayal
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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Sling Blade
Drama
USA
135 min.
 8.0
The Night of the Iguana
Drama
USA
125 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, talky, realistic and touching films with plots including mentor, loneliness, redemption, catastrophe, life philosophy, culture clash and drinking themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Passion Fish: Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979), Tully (2000), Spring Forward (1999), Trees Lounge (1996), Ruby in Paradise (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Return of the Secaucus Seven
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous, interesting, melancholic, enigmatic, bleak, cynical, harsh, intellectual, dark humor, witty, reflective, depressing
Plot: friendship, college, male nudity, drinking, buddies, unlikely friendships, dialogue, reunion, loneliness, relationships, hopes, sexualized violence, gangsters, mentor, runaway, love and romance, existentialism, stereotypes, catastrophe, character study, depression, life philosophy, crime gone awry, protest, society, brutality, redemption, gunfight, violent, storytelling, philosophy, youth, con men, couples, multiple storylines, dialogue driven, dark hero, anti war, nudity (topless - notable), friends, writers, greed, human nature, gangs, drugs, introspection, coming of age, culture clash, couple relations, vengeance
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, medical school, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   88%
 
 7.4
 2K
Tully
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic, touching, reflective, sentimental, gloomy, thought provoking, emotional, road movie, bleak, dramatic, enigmatic, sweet, earnest, heartbreaking, talky
Plot: small town, coming of age, dysfunctional family, young lovers, single father, family drama, relationships, crumbling marriage, romance, drinking, loneliness, opposites attract, human nature, friendship, introspection, life philosophy, women, complex characters, dialogue, crime gone awry, culture clash, coming-of-age, parents and children, destiny, siblings relations, catastrophe, secrets, solitude, beautiful scenery, hip hop, family in crisis, writers, redemption, small town life, love, love and romance, brothers, mentor, bollywood, couples, hospital, family problems, family relations, natural disaster, guilt, womanizer, tragedy, haunted by the past, hopes, kick-butt women
Place: england, nebraska, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   83%
 
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Spring Forward
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: talky, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic, road movie, earnest, dramatic, witty, harsh, meditative, bleak
Plot: friendship, working class, buddies, mentor, unlikely friendships, marijuana, homeless, human nature, character study, life philosophy, honest, aids, dialogue, small town, life & death, parents and children, obsession, culture clash, crime gone awry, hopes, writers, life, love and romance, transformation, partners, society, vengeance, catastrophe, family relations, secrets, power relations, courage, classic car, friends, weapons, betrayal, odd couple, eccentricity, british, childhood, relationships, starting over, boss and employee, storytelling, down on your luck, cancer, drinking, happy ending, runaway, redemption
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   65%
 
 7.2
 12K
Trees Lounge
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: talky, semi serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic, reflective, clever, melancholic, humorous, bleak, depressing, touching, enigmatic, harsh, dark humor, stylized, psychological, witty, cerebral, interesting
Plot: drinking, small town, bar, social misfits, loneliness, drugs, alcohol abuse, character study, depression, life, complex characters, life philosophy, addiction, redemption, misfit, crime gone awry, existentialism, dialogue, society, relationships, drug addiction, life is a bitch, drug abuse, writers, human nature, gangsters, dysfunctional family, mentor, brutality, self discovery, greed, catastrophe, working class, down on your luck, violent, life & death, unemployment, anti-hero, runaway, dull life, solitude, weed, hopes, honest, sarcasm, friendship, love and romance, multiple storylines, storytelling, mental illness
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   77%
 
Ruby in Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic, meditative, compassionate, clever, thought provoking, reflective, tense, talky, sentimental, harsh, enigmatic, emotional, psychological, earnest, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, human nature, drinking, coming-of-age, childhood, life, small town, mentor, life & death, romance, unlikely friendships, loneliness, character study, hopes, urban, runaway, solitude, love and romance, dreams, virginity, life philosophy, journal, destiny, adolescence, transformation, society, redemption, catastrophe, art, dialogue, couples, depression, fantasy world, relationships, death, nudity (topless - notable), friends, storytelling, existentialism, starting over, aging, culture clash, introspection, honest, poetry, workplace, fight scenes, couple relations
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   63%
 
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:   66%
    User:   66%
 
 8.0
 79K
Sling Blade
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, compassionate, emotional, captivating, interesting, intense, earnest, psychological, talky, reflective, suspense, rough, cerebral, tense, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, melancholic, clever, sincere, enigmatic
Plot: small town, friendship, murder, redemption, childhood, tragedy, mentally challenged, storytelling, character study, mental illness, mentor, violent, unlikely friendships, disability, human nature, dialogue, drinking, runaway, violence, gunfight, depression, honest, loneliness, insanity, justice, hospital, morality, corruption, parents and children, brutality, psychology, greed, life philosophy, twists & turns, haunted by the past, moral ambiguity, adaptation, crime gone awry, philosophy, vengeance, prejudice, death threat, father figure, crimes, misfit, family relations, friends, domestic disturbance, starting over, siblings relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   58%
 
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 1K
Diamond Men
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: talky, touching, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic, feel good, road movie, earnest, melancholic, ironic, cynical, witty, enigmatic, clever, cerebral, dramatic, sweet, twist ending, interesting, surprise ending
Plot: aging, mentor, buddies, on the road, character study, friends, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, introspection, friendship, relationships, loneliness, self discovery, redemption, dialogue, small town, heist, existentialism, drinking, workplace situations, runaway, parallel universe, crimes, hip hop, catastrophe, greed, love and romance, crime gone awry, happy ending, corruption, race issues, partners, death, storytelling, finnish, honest, idealism, dialogue driven, plot twist, cheating, doctors, culture clash, vigilante, fantasy world, tragedy, road trip, adaptation, transformation, dog
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   65%
 
The Night of the Iguana
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, talky, clever, realistic, sexy, reflective, compassionate, tense, enigmatic, touching, dramatic, bleak, witty, dark humor, atmospheric, cynical, harsh, melancholic, satirical, depressing, ironic, stylized, interesting, intellectual, macabre, biting
Plot: hotel, mental illness, redemption, drinking, church, death, loneliness, clergy, human nature, self discovery, runaway, mentor, gunfight, complex characters, greed, adaptation, crime gone awry, alcohol abuse, corruption, life & death, character study, demons, guide, tourist, minister, spinster, bus driver, priest, bus, dialogue, religions or cults, insanity, relationships, love and romance, poetry, society, catastrophe, unemployment, couples, brutality, gangsters, gays and lesbians, idealism, tour bus, life philosophy, british, leadership, depression, introspection, justice
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, tennessee, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   55%
 
Clean and Sober
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, sincere, serious, dramatic, gloomy, earnest, light, intense, melancholic, emotional, compassionate, harsh, interesting
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, drinking, drug addiction, downfall, drugs, redemption, human nature, tragedy, depression, introspection, crime gone awry, corruption, mentor, alcohol abuse, honest, wine, runaway, false accusation, hospital, character study, unlikely friendships, greed, cocaine, real estate agent, obsession, culture clash, catastrophe, life is a bitch, death, happy ending, going straight, life philosophy, relationships, brutality, rehabilitation, destiny, self discovery, gangsters, transformation, homeless, loneliness, dialogue, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, storytelling, police investigation
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, harsh, touching, bleak, reflective, sexual, bad ending, enigmatic, stylized, talky, road movie, satirical, interesting
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, high school, drinking, teenager, drugs/alcohol, coming-of-age, hospital, dysfunctional family, relationships, parents and children, adolescence, eccentric family, loneliness, writers, family drama, life & death, friends, mentor, life philosophy, gay, complex characters, childhood, teenagers, family, youth, pornography, suicide attempt, existentialism, adventure, transsexual, couples, storytelling, sexualized violence, transformation, drugs, dialogue, family relations, fantasy world, character study, writing, friendship, power relations, parenthood, culture clash, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), adaptation, life, male nudity
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, new york state, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
 6.3
 865
Drunks
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, emotional, melancholic, interesting, intense, reflective, cerebral, depressing, stylized, disturbing, harsh, heartbreaking
Plot: addiction, redemption, drug abuse, drug addiction, church, downfall, drugs, heroin, drinking, rehabilitation, human nature, introspection, life philosophy, greed, self discovery, crime gone awry, depression, alcoholic, dialogue, storytelling, alcohol abuse, happy ending, loneliness, relationships, brutality, existentialism, hopes, adaptation, mentor, honest, writers, catastrophe, unfulfillment, life & death, life is a bitch, drunk, fantasy world, multiple storylines, social misfits, character study, tragic hero, going straight, poker, starting over, down on your luck, death, childhood, gangsters, culture clash, family in crisis
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
You Can Count on Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, captivating, semi serious, melancholic, dramatic, sincere, interesting, reflective, clever, cerebral, witty, emotional, bleak, harsh, humorous, dark humor, stylized, heartbreaking
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, workplace, childhood, adultery, single parent, relationships, drifter, family bonds, family drama, character study, complex characters, dialogue, introspection, tragedy, loneliness, honest, parents and children, crime gone awry, dysfunctional family, storytelling, life philosophy, greed, sisters, life, workplace romance, mentor, redemption, siblings relations, adoption, runaway, drinking, guilt, depression, solitude, secrets, catastrophe, hopes, family, culture clash, mental illness, single mother, writers, visceral, parenthood, love and romance, morality, philosophy, friendship, existentialism, deadpan
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
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 6.6
 8K
September
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Style: talky, clever, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, reflective, melancholic, bleak, intellectual, cerebral, intense, atmospheric, dramatic, emotional, stylized, enigmatic, philosophical, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, love, adultery, parents and children, relationships, guilt, depression, dialogue driven, dialogue, betrayal, friendship, couples, family problems, family relations, secrets, writers, friends, gangsters, human nature, life philosophy, couple relations, siblings relations, pornography, catastrophe, family gatherings, existentialism, justice, mentor, adaptation, brutality, childhood, unlikely friendships, farce, yuppie, vengeance, runaway, redemption, lone hero, hotel, character study, marriage, culture clash, first contact, obsession, family, fantasy world, solitude, storytelling, police investigation
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
The Accidental Tourist
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, captivating, semi serious, melancholic, realistic, clever, emotional, dramatic, sincere, reflective, depressing, road movie, interesting, light, humorous, witty, psychological, intense
Audience: chick flick
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, dog, starting over, relationships, loneliness, hopes, romance, eccentricity, depression, love and romance, character study, death, tragedy, divorce, marriage, life philosophy, life, book, dealing with death, writers, family, opposites attract, dialogue, parenthood, breakup, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, drinking, adaptation, family drama, unlikely friendships, honest, destiny, couples, life & death, solitude, crime gone awry, redemption, adultery, beautiful scenery, runaway, greed, family bonds, existentialism, storytelling, sibling relationship, brothers, hospital
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
 7.4
 5K
Goodbye Solo
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, bleak, tense, depressing, road movie, sincere, reflective, cerebral, talky, atmospheric, harsh, compassionate, captivating, bad ending, thought provoking, dark, emotional, dramatic, multicultural, tragic ending
Plot: friendship, immigrants, suicide, aging, loneliness, character study, taxi, depression, interracial relations, mentor, existentialism, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, solitude, life, social differences, drinking, tragedy, terminal illness, greed, relationships, elderly, life & death, storytelling, classic car, hopes, betrayal, eccentricity, redemption, adolescence, coming of age, culture clash, dreams, society, dialogue, journalism, honest, obsession, mental illness, childhood, weapons, friends, father daughter relationship, coming-of-age, sacrifice, crime gone awry, brutality, pornography, paranoid, odd couple
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
 7.0
 697
Our Song
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, bleak, talky, sincere, harsh, thought provoking, stylized, disturbing, ironic, reflective, sad, melancholic, enigmatic, compassionate, breathtaking, erotic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, teenager, music band, adolescence, coming-of-age, relationships, pregnancy, teenagers, neo realism, runaway, unlikely friendships, down on your luck, dreams, crime gone awry, childhood, bullying, urban ghetto, high school life, honest, gangs, male nudity, workplace, urban ghetto life, obsession, poverty, society, drugs, loneliness, mentor, drinking, youth, school, destiny, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, life is a bitch, teacher, writers, catastrophe, gunfight, musician's life, social misfits, gangsters, culture clash, feminism, working class, manipulation, life philosophy
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
The Waterdance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, compassionate, uplifting, sincere, psychological, melancholic, humorous, biting, cerebral, interesting, harsh, dramatic, reflective, intellectual, entertaining, depressing, talky, witty, bleak, earnest, emotional, dark humor
Plot: friendship, disability, human nature, character study, relationships, loneliness, sarcasm, life, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, hospital, solitude, honest, life philosophy, drinking, hopes, depression, unlikely friendships, storytelling, love and romance, writers, destiny, redemption, society, catastrophe, sexuality, couples, dialogue, crime gone awry, life & death, friends, male nudity, rehabilitation, gunfight, adaptation, pornography, mental illness, human spirit, family, runaway, culture clash, tragedy, couple relations, paraplegic, moral ambiguity, love affair, dysfunctional family, racism, paralysis, interrupted sex
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
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The Trip to Bountiful
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking, realistic, melancholic, dramatic, reflective, sincere, sad, intense, earnest, harsh
Plot: small town, redemption, bus, human nature, self discovery, road trip, loneliness, childhood, parents and children, aging, drinking, mentor, depression, hopes, segregation, culture clash, courage, love and romance, unlikely friendships, idealism, beautiful scenery, friendship, storytelling, solitude, runaway, life & death, women, escape, catastrophe, family relations, tragedy, race issues, wartime, destiny, social relations, homecoming, golden years, family, americana, obsessive quest, period piece, character study, prejudice, family drama, family bonds, introspection, gunfight, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), poverty
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
It's My Party
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, emotional, semi serious, realistic, heartbreaking, compassionate, macabre, sincere, dramatic, reflective, sad, light, earnest, talky, melancholic, intense
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, death, suicide, terminal illness, male nudity, gays and lesbians, relationships, unlikely friendships, homosexuality, life philosophy, parents and children, friends, drinking, pornography, mentor, tragedy, gender, redemption, prejudice, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, catastrophe, family drama, love and romance, depression, vengeance, dialogue, honest, culture clash, family, hospital, loneliness, unfulfillment, family relations, hiv, doctors, stereotypes, love story, love, transformation, women, parenthood, cancer, gory, writers, revenge, happy ending, crime gone awry
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 6.7
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Tumbleweeds
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: talky, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dramatic, road movie, sentimental, feel good, sincere, intense, sweet, light, melancholic, clever, interesting, witty, harsh
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, friendship, on the road, drinking, single parent, road trip, relationships, self discovery, runaway, couple relations, school, women, unlikely friendships, parents and children, father daughter relationship, happy ending, storytelling, character study, family, redemption, secrets, couples, british, dysfunctional family, dialogue, coming-of-age, family relations, depression, on the run, culture clash, mentor, writers, catastrophe, starting over, crime gone awry, brutality, corruption, betrayal, sexualized violence, manipulation, human nature, small town, stereotypes, adaptation, parenthood, adolescence, childhood, honest, love and romance
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, south carolina, west virginia, san diego california, tennessee, north carolina, arizona, kentucky, louisiana, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Everything Must Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, gloomy, dramatic, sincere, dark humor, melancholic, depressing, intense, absurd, reflective, emotional, interesting, cerebral, harsh, talky, humorous, clever, bleak, bad ending
Plot: friendship, divorce, starting over, salesman, drinking, depression, addiction, alcohol abuse, loneliness, redemption, mentor, suburbs, existentialism, unlikely friendships, midlife crisis, down on your luck, character study, life & death, workplace, unemployment, storytelling, life, honest, beer, runaway, catastrophe, destiny, dialogue, life philosophy, solitude, life turned upside down, relationships, death, drugs, hopes, brutality, unfulfillment, corruption, life is a bitch, pregnant, playboy, alcohol, writers, friends, pornography, hospital, mental illness, self discovery, suicide attempt, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 7.2
 12K
The Apostle
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, psychological, dramatic, biblical, cerebral, interesting, melancholic, road movie, intense, harsh, enigmatic, earnest, bleak, intellectual, atmospheric, light, witty, reflective, stylized
Plot: redemption, small town, christianity, religion, radio, christian, country, religions or cults, god, character study, jesus, coma, dishonesty, drinking, hopes, greed, dialogue, crime gone awry, corruption, storytelling, society, loneliness, life philosophy, forgiveness, minister, preacher, jealousy, social relations, solitude, obsession, clergy, humanity, honest, catastrophe, betrayal, human nature, mentor, stereotypes, culture clash, small town life, demons, complex characters, writers, violent, apostle, radio station, existentialism, atheism, gangsters, life & death
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
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Sunshine State
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Style: dark humor, realistic, sincere, serious, touching, reflective, talky, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, interesting, harsh, stylized, witty, clever, cerebral
Plot: small town, drinking, small town life, storytelling, suicide attempt, society, orphan, relationships, segregation, dialogue, island, greed, character study, loneliness, love affair, parents and children, life philosophy, twists & turns, social differences, redemption, writers, haunted by the past, homecoming, multiple storylines, existentialism, racism, ethnic conflict, corporate america, idealism, catastrophe, fighting the system, gunfight, americana, working class, culture clash, eccentricity, life & death, crime gone awry, love and romance, prejudice, depression, rebellion, stereotypes, life, family relations, mentor, native americans, race issues, social relations, brutality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, texas, peru, puerto rico, wisconsin, bolivia, atlantic ocean, manhattan new york city, spain, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
American Buffalo
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Style: talky, bleak, stylized, semi serious, clever, realistic, melancholic, satirical, reflective, dramatic, harsh, cerebral, interesting, dark humor, enigmatic
Plot: betrayal, crime, heist, dialogue driven, buddies, dialogue, store, greed, crime gone awry, urban, friendship, cons and scams, paranoia, redemption, character study, depression, drinking, down on your luck, adaptation, tantrum, station wagon, broken glass, coin, frustration, antique dealer, loyalty, vulgarity, poker game, robbery, gun, lesbian, african american, revenge, trust, rainstorm, crimes, dishonesty, corruption, writers, gangsters, violent, friends, obsession, small town, human nature, storytelling, life philosophy, catastrophe, multiple storylines, death
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
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:   42%
    User:   39%
 
The Flower of My Secret
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Style: clever, serious, touching, reflective, realistic, melancholic, tense, stylized, enigmatic, bleak, colourful, meditative, psychological, dramatic, talky, harsh, absurd, lyrical, cerebral, macabre, romantic, biting
Plot: romance, obsession, suicide attempt, postmodernism, writer's life, relationships, loneliness, self discovery, writing, hospital, infidelity, writers, artists and showbiz, life philosophy, marriage, women, hopes, secrets, drinking, love and romance, storytelling, existentialism, old woman, dialogue, mentor, unfulfillment, pornography, life, life & death, solitude, couples, family problems, childhood, catastrophe, dysfunctional family, doctors, character study, crumbling marriage, parent child relationship, novelist, tragedy, journalism, transformation, introspection, crime gone awry, irreverent, couple relations, midlife crisis, culture clash, family drama
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
 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
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Men Don't Leave
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, dramatic, melancholic, sincere, sweet, road movie, light, emotional, sad, talky, enigmatic, remake of french film
Plot: single parent, crumbling marriage, family drama, depression, death, dealing with death, urban, starting over, dysfunctional family, family, hospital, human nature, homeless, relationships, culture clash, self discovery, parenthood, widow, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, catastrophe, mentor, workplace, tragedy, dialogue, family in crisis, family life, life philosophy, love and romance, single mother, couples, loneliness, family problems, vengeance, family relations, runaway, redemption, storytelling, coming of age, city life, life & death, destiny, first contact, hopes, unfulfillment, nudity (topless - notable), transformation, justice, fantasy world
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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System:   41%
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Desert Blue
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, road movie, bad ending, romantic, clever, dramatic, talky, melancholic, interesting
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, desert, quarantine, death, teenage life, drinking, coming of age, life philosophy, dialogue, youth, life & death, friends, mentor, character study, small town life, ice cream cone, soda, fbi, fire, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, crime gone awry, obsession, catastrophe, gunfight, runaway, relationships, stereotypes, loneliness, fantasy world, brutality, explosive, bomb, destiny, unlikely friendships, adaptation, greed, storytelling, vengeance, redemption, secrets, existentialism, brothers, male nudity, coming-of-age, writers, happy ending, dysfunctional family, depression
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, texas
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
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