Movies that are like Permanent Vacation

If you like "Permanent Vacation" you are probably looking for surreal, atmospheric, semi serious and gloomy movies of Comedy and Drama genre about / that have / with jazz, social misfits, urban, redemption, self discovery, pornography and drifter themes shot in USA.
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Permanent Vacation
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, semi serious, gloomy, enigmatic, humorous, melancholic, harsh, offbeat, meditative, talky, psychological, cerebral, art house, intellectual, bleak, stylized, reflective, sexy, erotic, artsy, breathtaking, disturbing, interesting
Plot: jazz, social misfits, urban, redemption, self discovery, pornography, drifter, couple relations, existentialism, art, dialogue, adolescence vs adulthood, loneliness, brutality, runaway, city life, mentor, misfit, hip hop, hopes, vengeance, hospital, gangsters, solitude, youth, catastrophe, childhood, drinking, introspection, storytelling, parents and children, saxophone, mental illness, poetry, coming of age, life & death, life philosophy, society, dysfunctional family, crime gone awry, artist, couples, male nudity, family relations, lone hero, adaptation, relationships, culture clash, unlikely friendships, paranoid, nudity (topless - notable), surrealism, drugs, writers, depression, greed, character study, insomnia, daydreamer, lifestyle, saxophonist, slacker, graffiti, mental patient, mental institution, ford mustang, manic laughter, conversation, docks, new yorker, wanderer, abandoned house, ruin, mailbox, new york skyline, latina, stolen car, convertible, young man, apartment, street, wandering, ship, crying woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, suitcase, car thief, looking out a window, rooftop, record player, mother son relationship, dancing, memory, justice, hotel, gangs, friendship, dialogue driven, beautiful scenery, arms dealer
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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All That Jazz
Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
USA
123 min.
 7.8
Short Cuts
Comedy, Drama
USA
188 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to Permanent Vacation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, talky, realistic and stylized films with plots including dialogue, loneliness, storytelling, life philosophy, mentor, catastrophe and pornography themes mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Permanent Vacation: Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down by Law (1986), The Go-Getter (2007), Trees Lounge (1996), Stardust Memories (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stranger Than Paradise
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, road movie, semi serious, melancholic, meditative, enigmatic, realistic, reflective, talky, offbeat, art house, stylized, thought provoking, philosophical, atmospheric, harsh, absurd, humorous, cerebral, ironic, satirical, witty, intellectual, lyrical, depressing, cynical, surprise ending
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, friendship, on the road, jazz, loneliness, deadpan, self discovery, existentialism, dialogue, character study, fish out of water, drinking, life philosophy, misfit, road trip, partners, life & death, gunfight, gambling, society, crime gone awry, disorder, creativity, greed, solitude, introspection, life, storytelling, catastrophe, isolation, small town, unlikely friendships, depression, american dream, bet, horse race, card game, mentor, relationships, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, transformation, sarcasm, visceral, runaway, destiny, honest, drifter, bohemian life
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, new york, ohio, usa, new jersey, hungary, tokyo, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.8
 41K
Down by Law
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, humorous, witty, semi serious, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, realistic, bleak, meditative, reflective, offbeat, cerebral, road movie, art house, non-linear, harsh, dark humor, sincere, psychological, scenic
Plot: prison, friendship, prison escape, jazz, pimp, social misfits, on the road, culture clash, loneliness, on the run, solitude, chases and races, existentialism, dialogue, storytelling, gunfight, life is a bitch, redemption, unlikely friendships, homeless, friends, life philosophy, gangsters, crime, crime gone awry, life & death, runaway, character study, crimes, drinking, noir, gangster, beautiful scenery, depression, fight, escape, prostitute, dishonesty, stylish, eccentricity, greed, hotel, love and romance, classic car, art, misfit, partners, society, fish out of water, unlikely criminals
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
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The Go-Getter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, road movie, melancholic, humorous, offbeat, harsh, enigmatic, art house, talky, sweet, dark humor, reflective, touching, depressing, dark, bleak, stylized, ironic, cerebral
Plot: coming of age, friendship, road trip, runaway, on the road, social misfits, suburbs, relationships, mentor, human nature, adolescence, cars, treasure hunt, depression, storytelling, idealism, self discovery, life philosophy, destiny, loneliness, dark hero, pornography, high school, couple relations, nudity (topless - notable), women, secrets, writers, philosophy, romance, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, death, drugs, culture clash, mental illness, redemption, justice, classic car, male nudity, drinking, life & death, parents and children, dialogue, workplace, car thief, sexualized violence, corruption, suburban life
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
 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:   57%
    User:   60%
 
Stardust Memories
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic, intellectual, enigmatic, reflective, offbeat, satirical, melancholic, philosophical, absurd, stylized, art house, cerebral, funny, artsy, breathtaking, sentimental
Plot: hotel, postmodernism, weekend, relationships, introspection, existentialism, sarcasm, couple relations, obsession, art, life & death, showbiz, loneliness, artists and showbiz, irreverent, writers, hopes, artist, filmmaking, parody, surrealism, love and romance, dialogue, pornography, life philosophy, midlife crisis, mentor, catastrophe, unfulfillment, creativity, couples, life, celebrity culture, movie business, violinist, runaway, character study, haunted by the past, mental illness, memory, childhood, storytelling, fantasy world, dysfunctional family, distopia, adaptation, eccentricity, lovers reunited, imaginary character, lifestyle
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
 6.5
 9K
Cold Souls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Style: surreal, clever, psychological, semi serious, absurd, gloomy, witty, bleak, satirical, enigmatic, mind bending, reflective, humorous, offbeat, cerebral, melancholic, dark humor, philosophical, sentimental, ironic, talky, meditative, stylized, disturbing
Plot: postmodernism, human nature, hotel, existentialism, deadpan, suicide, introspection, redemption, russian, self discovery, farce, artists and showbiz, creativity, life & death, surrealism, writers, hopes, depression, drinking, life philosophy, disorder, gangsters, alternate reality, actor's life, dreams, mentor, switching roles, catastrophe, greed, life turned upside down, storytelling, loneliness, adaptation, guilt, runaway, death, transformation, dialogue, identity, crime gone awry, classic car, brutality, obsession, sarcasm, art, british, mental illness, vengeance, pornography, culture clash
Place: russia, new york, usa, new jersey, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
 5.7
 916
The New Age
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, bleak, offbeat, satirical, melancholic, sexy, meditative, witty, biting, cynical, harsh, reflective, talky, surreal, interesting, stylized, sexual, enigmatic, bloody, disturbing, dark
Plot: crumbling marriage, suicide, starting over, couple relations, crime gone awry, greed, breakup, nudity (topless - notable), fantasy world, depression, existentialism, pornography, loneliness, life & death, alter ego, writers, yuppie, surrealism, unfulfillment, betrayal, bdsm, couples, character study, mentor, catastrophe, dark hero, rise and fall, drinking, parallel universe, self discovery, dysfunctional family, dialogue, chase, infidelity, relationships, redemption, unemployment, filmmaking, distopia, love and romance, fight scenes, runaway, society, ethnic conflict, dystopic future, family problems, transformation, first contact, kick-butt women, identity
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
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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:   48%
    User:   51%
 
New York Stories
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: stylized, talky, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic, melancholic, reflective, humorous, offbeat, surreal, touching, biting, cerebral, satirical, intense, enigmatic
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, obsession, art, storytelling, city life, midlife crisis, jewish, life, mischievous children, urban, mentor, relationships, parents and children, life philosophy, existentialism, artists and showbiz, childhood, loneliness, homeless, creativity, dreams, transformation, youth, anthology, occult, jealousy, robbery, hotel, life & death, fantasy world, family relations, philosophy, young heroes, adolescence, redemption, gangsters, mental illness, catastrophe, destiny, couple relations, friends, unlikely friendships, sexualized violence, couples, young, gallery, assistant, city, mother, lawyer
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo, athens greece, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
Prince Avalanche
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: talky, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, road movie, meditative, melancholic, realistic, light, gloomy, reflective, humorous, enigmatic, dramatic, surreal, philosophical, ironic, cerebral
Plot: friendship, wilderness, buddies, loneliness, dialogue driven, solitude, character study, drinking, in the woods, relationships, workplace situations, dialogue, existentialism, workplace, friends, pornography, boom box, hammock, highway, truck driver, truck, tent, camping, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, writers, mentor, isolation, catastrophe, life & death, runaway, lone hero, death, honest, storytelling, art, vengeance, classic car, gangsters, greed, crime gone awry, chase, first contact, family drama, dysfunctional family, adaptation, petty job, humanity, mental illness, redemption
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 6.7
 28K
Gummo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, art house, surreal, offbeat, realistic, enigmatic, rough, sincere, cynical, artsy, stylized, cerebral, sexual, melancholic, meditative, harsh, erotic, talky, atmospheric, avant garde
Plot: small town, sexual abuse, surrealism, drugs/alcohol, small town life, distopia, realism, strong sexual content, social decay, incest, natural disaster, youth, innocence lost, pornography, teenage life, kids in trouble, suburbs, society, life philosophy, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, brutality, social misfits, suburban life, catastrophe, crimes, existentialism, mentor, misfit, family relations, bdsm, tennis, dialogue, loneliness, dwarf, dysfunctional family, art, adolescence, runaway, vengeance, childhood, heavy metal culture, creativity, reality tv, crime gone awry, storytelling, skating, geek, freak, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
Julien Donkey-Boy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: talky, disturbing, psychological, serious, offbeat, art house, realistic, atmospheric, enigmatic, surreal, cerebral, sincere, artsy, melancholic, stylized, bleak, harsh, reflective, non-linear, intense, satirical, avant garde
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, schizophrenia, dogma, male nudity, social misfits, incest, parents and children, pornography, siblings relations, art, family relations, clergy, pregnancy, mind game, creativity, storytelling, eccentric family, insanity, mentor, dialogue, artist, catastrophe, islam, life is a bitch, misfit, society, brutality, family problems, eccentricity, adaptation, culture clash, writers, visceral, runaway, first contact, obsession, doctors, loneliness, classic car, vengeance, fantasy world, family, existentialism, skating, life & death, crime gone awry, greed, twists & turns, natural disaster
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
 6.9
 8K
Crooklyn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, talky, surreal, light, sad, intense, clever, harsh, stylized, enigmatic, satirical
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, teacher, urban, coming of age, poverty, death, family life, single parent, life & death, childhood, family, human nature, school, brothers, couple relations, children, gangsters, family drama, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, pornography, adoption, eccentric family, dialogue, teenage life, black people, street kid, jazz musician, redemption, culture clash, youth, runaway, race issues, fantasy world, family relations, brutality, relationships, americana, city life, artists and showbiz, hospital, adaptation, idealism, friends, society
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
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Blue in the Face
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat, intellectual, melancholic, funny, reflective, ironic, interesting, stylized, harsh, sexy, light, intense, enigmatic, cerebral
Plot: friendship, culture clash, human nature, couple relations, urban, relationships, store, sarcasm, life philosophy, dialogue, solitude, writers, loneliness, social relations, friends, shopping, multiple storylines, life & death, buddies, catastrophe, introspection, storytelling, mentor, drinking, infidelity, parents and children, existentialism, classic car, social differences, cigarette, cigar, tobacco, smoking, destiny, unlikely friendships, city life, eccentricity, adaptation, nudity (topless - notable), honest, philosophy, obsession, gangsters, brutality, couples, life, family relations, greed, lone hero, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
 7.3
 6K
Henry Fool
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Style: talky, stylized, humorous, clever, semi serious, intellectual, offbeat, realistic, cerebral, enigmatic, philosophical, reflective, melancholic, art house, ironic, bad ending, sincere, meditative, bleak, compassionate, touching, harsh, interesting, satirical, artsy
Plot: writer's life, poetry, drinking, suicide, eccentric family, violence, writers, existentialism, deadpan, suburbs, society, pornography, dialogue, storytelling, loneliness, mentor, redemption, family relations, life philosophy, writing, life & death, unlikely friendships, philosophy, mental illness, art, artist, life, siblings relations, creativity, suburban life, fame, politics, murder, money, honest, obsession, working class, literature, distopia, culture clash, depression, catastrophe, life is a bitch, greed, dysfunctional family, relationships, brutality, small town, dark hero, solitude
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
 7.7
 38K
Short Cuts
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, realistic, reflective, intellectual, cerebral, melancholic, dark humor, gloomy, talky, bleak, sexual, enigmatic, witty, interesting, tense, harsh, art house, sincere, depressing, absurd, meditative, biting, ironic, surreal, stylized, philosophical, disturbing
Plot: redemption, infidelity, adultery, drinking, buddies, suicide, multiple storylines, unsupportive spouse, cheating, storytelling, urban, crumbling marriage, relationships, loneliness, natural disaster, dialogue, character study, life philosophy, cellist, earthquake, complex characters, crime gone awry, human nature, pornography, honest, depression, dysfunctional family, introspection, art, greed, philosophy, catastrophe, existentialism, brutality, child illness, helicopter, fishing, couple relations, violent, solitude, eccentricity, writers, adaptation, family in crisis, sarcasm, apocalypse, humanity, parents and children, classic car, dialogue driven
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
 7.8
 23K
All That Jazz
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, captivating, reflective, atmospheric, humorous, ironic, mind bending, touching, enigmatic, dramatic, talky, breathtaking, cerebral, depressing, compassionate
Plot: music, jazz, broadway, dance, death, hospital, performer's life, life & death, downfall, dancing, creativity, storytelling, art, drinking, introspection, loneliness, obsession, showbiz, rock and roll, drugs, artist, ambition, life, depression, runaway, insanity, screening room, restroom, tap dancing, amphetamine, surgery, show business, divorce, rainstorm, addiction, love and romance, solitude, mentor, childhood, culture clash, doctors, womanizer, catastrophe, transformation, redemption, couples, character study, relationships, brutality, artists and showbiz
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
 6.6
 5K
Chuck & Buck
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: dark humor, psychological, semi serious, gloomy, humorous, realistic, disturbing, offbeat, sexual, tense, melancholic, cynical, enigmatic, talky, harsh, bleak, depressing, interesting, intellectual, artsy, reflective, clever, stylized, emotional
Plot: obsession, gay, friendship, sexuality, mentally unstable, stalking, loneliness, unlikely friendships, relationships, workplace, homosexuality, mental illness, childhood, pornography, depression, brutality, character study, adolescence, danger, dialogue, writers, friends, dysfunctional family, honest, psychology, adolescence vs adulthood, storytelling, existentialism, reunion, mentor, stereotypes, visceral, creativity, culture clash, catastrophe, life philosophy, crime gone awry, sexualized violence, redemption, drinking, runaway, greed, tragedy, male nudity, life & death, nudity (topless - notable), eccentricity, manipulation, bullying, addiction
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
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 7.5
 8K
Trust
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, realistic, humorous, clever, intellectual, semi serious, gloomy, enigmatic, offbeat, melancholic, bleak, absurd, cerebral, sentimental, reflective, compassionate, ironic, surreal, cynical, touching, stylized, satirical, earnest, interesting
Plot: dysfunctional family, opposites attract, deadpan, relationships, redemption, dialogue, love and romance, suburbs, character study, loneliness, crime gone awry, life philosophy, romance, honest, drinking, misfit, writers, social misfits, life & death, existentialism, sarcasm, magic realism, human nature, pregnancy, self discovery, parenthood, obsession, mentor, workplace, catastrophe, depression, unlikely friendships, parents and children, eccentricity, culture clash, dialogue driven, solitude, crazy, twists & turns, transformation, teenage life, storytelling, coming of age, creativity, fall in love, friendship, society, youth, couples, family problems
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
Coffee and Cigarettes
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal, enigmatic, art house, realistic, intellectual, artsy, cerebral, absurd, stylized, offbeat, interesting, melancholic, reflective, ironic, dark humor, philosophical, meditative, atmospheric, psychological, dark, cynical
Plot: art, human nature, addiction, hotel, dialogue driven, dialogue, deadpan, existentialism, couple relations, cafe, sarcasm, friendship, life philosophy, obsession, ambition, surrealism, drinking, loneliness, culture clash, crime gone awry, relationships, philosophy, cigarette, jukebox, autograph, coffee, interview, multiple storylines, social relations, creativity, irreverent, greed, mentor, siblings relations, gangsters, stylish, storytelling, coming of age, musician, pornography, writers, love and romance, writing, paranoia, couples, redemption, family relations, conversation, cousin, bartender
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: california, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
What Happened Was...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: talky, psychological, clever, serious, tense, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, sincere, melancholic, intellectual, reflective, cerebral, interesting, stylized, witty, art house, dark humor, biting, harsh, bleak, sexy, atmospheric, dark, meditative
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, loneliness, storytelling, losing-it hero, character study, relationships, dialogue driven, innocence lost, social misfits, romance, urban, dialogue, sarcasm, unlikely couple, writers, battle of the sexes, office, paranoia, solitude, introspection, voyeurism, wine, crime gone awry, dysfunctional family, workplace, pornography, conversation, date, secretary, self discovery, catastrophe, friendship, writing, honest, depression, looking for love, mentor, fantasy world, happy ending, singleness, life philosophy, secrets, nudity (topless - notable), workplace romance, twentysomething life, existentialism, gangsters, city life, bdsm, greed
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
 6.6
 7K
Lonesome Jim
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: touching, semi serious, gloomy, depressing, realistic, melancholic, dark humor, bleak, sincere, humorous, offbeat, talky, emotional, road movie, sad, reflective, harsh, absurd, disturbing, stylized, ironic, cynical
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, depression, drinking, drugs, hospital, drugs/alcohol, introspection, loneliness, divorce, drug abuse, suicide attempt, male nudity, relationships, parents and children, existentialism, homecoming, writers, suicide, uncle, life philosophy, weed, cancer, life, love and romance, coma, honest, brutality, single parent, misfit, pornography, couples, addiction, death, family relations, redemption, catastrophe, parenthood, mentor, couple relations, mental illness, storytelling, siblings relations, parent child relationship, anti hero, brother, sexuality, dialogue, solitude, runaway
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
Happy Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, talky, melancholic, erotic, bad ending, reflective, stylized, depressing, enigmatic, intellectual, ironic, bleak, mumblecore, sexual, art house, breathtaking
Plot: christmas, drinking, drugs/alcohol, introspection, relationships, family, siblings relations, mentor, existentialism, pornography, life, family relations, loneliness, writers, cheating, character study, runaway, couple relations, depression, honest, friendship, dialogue, dysfunctional family, parents and children, creativity, suicide attempt, adolescence vs adulthood, addiction, crime gone awry, twentysomething life, storytelling, british, family drama, obsession, sex, infidelity, vengeance, drug addiction, couples, unlikely friendships, gangsters, disorder, childhood, catastrophe, friends, holiday, adolescence, coming of age, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
Movie in collections
 6.9
 17K
Basquiat
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, cerebral, captivating, enigmatic, melancholic, artsy, atmospheric, intellectual, reflective, sexy, surreal, interesting, talky, art house, factual, meditative, inspirational, intense, harsh
Plot: drug abuse, drug addiction, artist, art, heroin, drugs, friendship, mentor, overdose, creativity, homeless, existentialism, urban, rise and fall, drinking, rising to stardom, alone in the world, self discovery, storytelling, life & death, loneliness, addiction, life philosophy, eccentricity, solitude, depression, ambition, philosophy, life, redemption, graffiti, sex, fantasy world, pornography, greed, writers, mental illness, corruption, catastrophe, artists and showbiz, human spirit, childhood, hip hop, nudity (topless - notable), transformation, runaway, introspection, destiny, sexualized violence, dreams
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
Me and You and Everyone We Know
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, clever, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, melancholic, surreal, reflective, art house, sentimental, sincere, enigmatic, artsy, disturbing, intellectual, sexual, emotional, interesting, cerebral, bleak, sad, absurd, talky, witty, ironic, stylized, philosophical, romantic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, childhood, mentally unstable, suburbs, loneliness, single father, relationships, innocence lost, pornography, looking for love, existentialism, life philosophy, storytelling, dysfunctional family, parents and children, adolescence, writers, dialogue, philosophy, art, honest, life, artists and showbiz, eccentricity, depression, life is a bitch, obsession, creativity, drinking, coming of age, character study, runaway, sexuality, playground, female artist, art gallery, sex talk, self mutilation, mentor, love and romance, unlikely friendships, irreverent, friendship, catastrophe, deadpan, life & death, crime gone awry, complex characters, culture clash, surrealism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
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:   33%
    User:   27%
 
 6.8
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Palindromes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: surreal, bleak, sexual, psychological, clever, semi serious, disturbing, offbeat, realistic, art house, cynical, melancholic, reflective, artsy, humorous, depressing, dark humor, harsh, enigmatic, ironic, stylized, biting, macabre, compassionate, talky, dark, intellectual, cerebral, satirical, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, pregnancy, abortion, sexual abuse, child abuse, runaway, coming of age, adoption, disability, depression, pornography, innocence lost, suicide, relationships, storytelling, adolescence, christianity, parents and children, parenthood, loneliness, religion, suburbs, brutality, brainwashing, existentialism, life is a bitch, sex, sexualized violence, violent, insanity, redemption, god, runaway teen, teenage pregnancy, visceral, society, vengeance, rape, guilt, catholicism, road trip, psychology, dialogue, obsession, sexuality, youth, male nudity, couples, life philosophy, jesus
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, kansas, usa, wyoming, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
World's Greatest Dad
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, absurd, offbeat, satirical, melancholic, witty, depressing, reflective, bleak, dark, sad, dramatic, disturbing, talky, touching, harsh, cerebral, funny, surreal, ironic
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, death, workplace, high school, father son relationship, single father, drugs/alcohol, single parent, suicide, loneliness, life & death, couple relations, parenthood, parents and children, depression, pornography, character study, lie, sarcasm, goth, workplace situations, alone in the world, life philosophy, mentor, storytelling, couples, tragedy, redemption, family relations, life, rejection, poetry, student, dysfunctional family, drinking, childhood, writers, crime gone awry, dialogue, dealing with death, father-son relationship, aging, moral dilemma, fantasy world, friendship, catastrophe, foul language, adolescence vs adulthood, runaway, writing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 

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Slacker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, semi serious, intellectual, realistic, philosophical, dark humor, meditative, enigmatic, clever, reflective, satirical, feel good, cynical, offbeat, cerebral, ironic, surreal, art house, bleak, melancholic, stylized, harsh, non-linear, absurd, interesting, mumblecore
Plot: philosophy, obsession, social misfits, storytelling, deadpan, conspiracy, eccentricity, existentialism, human nature, dialogue, self discovery, life philosophy, loneliness, college, drinking, twentysomething life, pornography, coming of age, conspiracy theory, anarchist, atomic bomb, telescope, burglar, sunglasses, moon, ufo, dream, tent, african american, cafe, cigarette smoking, relationships, crime gone awry, misfit, sarcasm, writers, catastrophe, dialogue driven, society, dysfunctional family, youth, drugs, mentor, alternate reality, culture clash, character study, brutality, honest, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, campus, austin texas, dallas texas, barcelona spain, houston texas
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System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
 7.3
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Housekeeping
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, touching, melancholic, feel good, bleak, sentimental, reflective, enigmatic, meditative, depressing, sad, talky, stylized, sexy, harsh, road movie, emotional, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, friendship, single parent, human nature, runaway, coming-of-age, self discovery, childhood, mental illness, sisters, tragedy, culture clash, depression, parents and children, obsession, secrets, adaptation, life & death, siblings relations, suicide, custody, relationships, destiny, dysfunctional family, dialogue, women, eccentric family, book, loneliness, small town life, catastrophe, adolescence, eccentricity, teenage life, mentor, distopia, classic car, character study, orphan, family life, life philosophy, redemption, crime gone awry, death, brutality, society, pornography, youth, family problems
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