Movies that are like Permanent Vacation

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Permanent Vacation
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, semi serious, gloomy, enigmatic, melancholic, harsh, humorous, meditative, talky, offbeat, psychological, cerebral, art house, intellectual, bleak, stylized, reflective, sexy, erotic, artsy, breathtaking, disturbing, interesting
Plot: jazz, social misfits, drifter, urban, redemption, pornography, existentialism, self discovery, art, dialogue, loneliness, brutality, runaway, mentor, saxophone, mental illness, couple relations, hip hop, vengeance, hospital, gangsters, adolescence vs adulthood, solitude, catastrophe, childhood, drinking, storytelling, city life, poetry, life & death, life philosophy, dysfunctional family, hopes, crime gone awry, artist, misfit, male nudity, lone hero, adaptation, relationships, culture clash, unlikely friendships, paranoid, nudity (topless - notable), surrealism, drugs, writers, youth, depression, introspection, greed, character study, parents and children, coming of age, saxophonist, slacker, graffiti, mental patient, mental institution, society, couples, family relations, insomnia, 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, lifestyle, daydreamer, 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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Night on Earth
Comedy, Drama
France, UK, Germany, USA, Japan
129 min.
 7.8
All That Jazz
Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
USA
123 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to Permanent Vacation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, melancholic, enigmatic and stylized films with plots including dialogue, storytelling, mentor, life philosophy, loneliness, catastrophe and runaway themes mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Permanent Vacation: Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Down by Law (1986), Night on Earth (1991), Stardust Memories (1980), All That Jazz (1979). 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, melancholic, semi serious, meditative, enigmatic, reflective, talky, realistic, art house, stylized, offbeat, road movie, philosophical, thought provoking, atmospheric, harsh, absurd, humorous, cerebral, ironic, satirical, witty, intellectual, lyrical, depressing, cynical, surprise ending, interesting, dark humor
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, loneliness, jazz, on the road, friendship, deadpan, existentialism, dialogue, character study, self discovery, drinking, life philosophy, fish out of water, road trip, american dream, bet, horse race, card game, life & death, gunfight, crime gone awry, creativity, greed, misfit, solitude, life, storytelling, catastrophe, isolation, small town, unlikely friendships, partners, depression, mentor, relationships, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, transformation, sarcasm, society, visceral, runaway, destiny, honest, gambling, disorder, introspection, drifter, bohemian life
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, new york, ohio, usa, new jersey, hungary, tokyo, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   95%
 
 7.8
 40K
Down by Law
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, humorous, witty, enigmatic, semi serious, melancholic, talky, bleak, meditative, reflective, realistic, cerebral, offbeat, road movie, art house, non-linear, harsh, dark humor, psychological, scenic, sincere, interesting, dramatic, clever, dark
Plot: prison, prison escape, jazz, social misfits, on the road, loneliness, solitude, friendship, on the run, existentialism, dialogue, storytelling, pimp, gunfight, redemption, unlikely friendships, chases and races, homeless, life philosophy, fight, escape, prostitute, gangsters, crime, crime gone awry, life & death, runaway, culture clash, character study, drinking, noir, gangster, beautiful scenery, depression, life is a bitch, stylish, eccentricity, greed, hotel, classic car, art, friends, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, misfit, partners, society, fish out of water, unlikely criminals
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
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 7.8
 46K
Night on Earth
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Style: humorous, talky, clever, witty, touching, semi serious, reflective, melancholic, intellectual, realistic, cerebral, philosophical, dramatic, compassionate, tricky, offbeat, bleak, funny, enigmatic, interesting, depressing, road movie, atmospheric, harsh, ironic, surreal, stylized, dark
Plot: culture clash, taxi, dialogue, storytelling, friendship, nightlife, taxi driver, life & death, loneliness, multiple storylines, night, city life, life philosophy, mentor, destiny, existentialism, passenger, unlikely friendships, transformation, solitude, heart attack, immigrants, creativity, life, philosophy, blindness, conflict, metropolis, understanding, pastor, city, hotel, imagination, honest, humanity, alone in the world, society, social misfits, urban, misfit, anthology, brooklyn bridge, immigration, confession, priest, blind character, woman, ford, united states of america, roma
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new york, finland, europe, new jersey, german democratic republic, helsinki finland, rome italy, usa, paris france, italy, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   62%
 
Stardust Memories
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, intellectual, enigmatic, reflective, realistic, satirical, offbeat, melancholic, philosophical, absurd, stylized, art house, cerebral, funny, artsy, breathtaking, sentimental, interesting, ironic
Plot: postmodernism, relationships, existentialism, sarcasm, introspection, obsession, art, life & death, hotel, loneliness, weekend, couple relations, filmmaking, irreverent, writers, artist, movie business, violinist, showbiz, parody, surrealism, dialogue, pornography, life philosophy, artists and showbiz, mentor, catastrophe, creativity, hopes, life, runaway, character study, mental illness, memory, childhood, storytelling, fantasy world, dysfunctional family, love and romance, distopia, adaptation, eccentricity, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, couples, celebrity culture, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, complaint, film festival
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
 7.8
 22K
All That Jazz
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: surreal, stylized, semi serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, reflective, captivating, ironic, atmospheric, enigmatic, dramatic, talky, humorous, breathtaking, cerebral, mind bending, depressing, compassionate, touching, interesting, dark
Plot: music, jazz, broadway, dance, life & death, performer's life, death, dancing, creativity, downfall, storytelling, art, drinking, loneliness, obsession, rock and roll, drugs, introspection, artist, life, screening room, restroom, tap dancing, amphetamine, surgery, show business, divorce, rainstorm, hospital, depression, stand-up comedian, movie business, showbiz, runaway, insanity, addiction, solitude, mentor, childhood, culture clash, doctors, catastrophe, transformation, ambition, redemption, character study, relationships, brutality, dialogue, life philosophy
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
New York Stories
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: stylized, clever, talky, semi serious, melancholic, witty, realistic, reflective, surreal, humorous, cerebral, satirical, offbeat, intense, touching, biting, enigmatic, interesting, intellectual
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, obsession, art, midlife crisis, city life, life, mentor, storytelling, relationships, mischievous children, urban, life philosophy, existentialism, childhood, parents and children, loneliness, homeless, anthology, occult, jealousy, robbery, hotel, creativity, dreams, transformation, young, gallery, assistant, city, mother, lawyer, artists and showbiz, life & death, fantasy world, philosophy, jewish, adolescence, redemption, gangsters, mental illness, catastrophe, destiny, unlikely friendships, youth, sexualized violence, hospital, character study, adaptation, lone hero, eccentricity
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo, athens greece, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
 6.5
 9K
Cold Souls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Style: surreal, clever, semi serious, absurd, gloomy, bleak, satirical, enigmatic, witty, psychological, reflective, cerebral, melancholic, dark humor, mind bending, philosophical, humorous, ironic, talky, offbeat, meditative, stylized, disturbing, sentimental, tricky, interesting, dramatic, depressing, emotional, intellectual, light, futuristic, dark
Plot: postmodernism, human nature, existentialism, deadpan, introspection, russian, farce, redemption, creativity, life & death, surrealism, writers, depression, self discovery, drinking, life philosophy, gangsters, alternate reality, hotel, artists and showbiz, dreams, mentor, hopes, catastrophe, greed, storytelling, loneliness, adaptation, suicide, guilt, runaway, death, transformation, dialogue, disorder, identity, crime gone awry, classic car, brutality, obsession, sarcasm, art, british, mental illness, vengeance, actor's life, pornography, culture clash, switching roles, life turned upside down
Place: russia, new york, usa, new jersey, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
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Living in Oblivion
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: clever, surreal, dark humor, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, talky, offbeat, cerebral, interesting, enigmatic, satirical, biting, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, light, melancholic, absurd, harsh, art house
Plot: nothing goes right, dreams, actor's life, dialogue, ego clash, twists & turns, filmmaker, creativity, life philosophy, mentor, crime gone awry, showbiz, storytelling, filmmaking, screwball, existentialism, catastrophe, redemption, loneliness, surrealism, runaway, character study, relationships, pornography, adaptation, gangsters, artists and showbiz, culture clash, chase, friends, partners, disorder, dwarf, struggling actor, aspirin, food poisoning, makeup artist, cinematographer, lifestyle, nervous breakdown, alarm clock, looking at self in mirror, one night stand, screenwriter, film within a film, wristwatch, wedding dress, driver, eye patch, midget
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
Prince Avalanche
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: talky, atmospheric, road movie, meditative, semi serious, offbeat, melancholic, realistic, reflective, stylized, gloomy, humorous, enigmatic, light, dramatic, surreal, philosophical, ironic, cerebral, sexual, absurd
Plot: friendship, wilderness, loneliness, buddies, dialogue driven, solitude, character study, drinking, relationships, dialogue, in the woods, workplace situations, existentialism, boom box, hammock, highway, truck driver, truck, tent, camping, pornography, unlikely friendships, workplace, life philosophy, friends, 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, humanity, mental illness, redemption, transformation
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
 6.9
 17K
Basquiat
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, cerebral, realistic, enigmatic, melancholic, artsy, intellectual, captivating, reflective, surreal, interesting, talky, atmospheric, art house, factual, meditative, inspirational, intense, sexy, harsh, touching
Plot: drug abuse, drug addiction, artist, art, drugs, mentor, creativity, homeless, existentialism, friendship, drinking, urban, rise and fall, alone in the world, storytelling, rising to stardom, life & death, overdose, loneliness, life philosophy, eccentricity, graffiti, sex, solitude, depression, philosophy, life, redemption, new love, street art, celebration, self discovery, fantasy world, pornography, greed, heroin, writers, mental illness, corruption, addiction, catastrophe, childhood, hip hop, nudity (topless - notable), transformation, runaway, destiny, sexualized violence, dreams, adaptation
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
Vanya on 42nd Street
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, stylized, realistic, sincere, intellectual, witty, reflective, offbeat, atmospheric, interesting, enigmatic, melancholic, tricky, light, earnest, cerebral, sexy, meditative, entertaining, dramatic, ironic, absurd
Plot: human nature, dialogue, family in crisis, theater, adaptation, loneliness, showbiz, crime gone awry, gangsters, artists and showbiz, mentor, greed, catastrophe, corruption, drinking, runaway, love and romance, character study, life philosophy, couples, russian, pornography, relationships, family problems, dialogue driven, race issues, gangster, family relations, redemption, obsession, storytelling, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), dark hero, culture clash, lone hero, actor's life, eccentricity, nudity (topless - notable), transformation, brutality, multiple storylines, art, secrets, jazz, performer's life, fantasy world, hotel, dysfunctional family, couple relations
Time: 20th century, 90s, turn of the century, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, st. petersburg russia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
 6.9
 7K
Crooklyn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, talky, surreal, light, sad, intense, clever, harsh, stylized, enigmatic, satirical, interesting, entertaining, inspirational
Plot: dysfunctional family, urban, coming of age, parenthood, teacher, family life, life & death, childhood, family, brothers, single parent, poverty, children, gangsters, family drama, black people, jazz musician, human nature, school, storytelling, mentor, couple relations, catastrophe, pornography, adoption, dialogue, death, friendship, redemption, culture clash, runaway, race issues, fantasy world, parents and children, brutality, relationships, hospital, adaptation, idealism, siblings relations, family bonds, sisters, stereotypes, love, life, eccentric family, life philosophy, cancer, weapons, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
Slaves of New York
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat, realistic, cerebral, witty, melancholic, stylized, harsh, sentimental, talky, enigmatic, touching, artsy, bleak, ironic, absurd, idiotic, clever
Plot: city life, life philosophy, artist, distopia, art, urban, adaptation, brutality, fantasy world, sexual abuse, immortality, self discovery, philosophy, nudity (topless - notable), life, nightlife, village, multiple storylines, sexualized violence, pornography, eccentricity, gypsy accent, obsession, dysfunctional family, book, male nudity, artists and showbiz, mentor, existentialism, justice, catastrophe, dialogue, drug abuse, runaway, drug addiction, dreams, life & death, writers, surrealism, vengeance, dark hero, natural disaster, solitude, gangsters, camp, storytelling, celebrity culture, village life, love and romance, society
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
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 5.0
 5K
Girl 6
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, humorous, semi serious, surreal, psychological, realistic, offbeat, erotic, biting, melancholic, satirical, stylized, bad ending, interesting, enigmatic, idiotic, inspirational, touching, absurd
Audience: date night
Plot: pornography, sex, phone sex, actor's life, friendship, actress, masturbation, neighbor, self discovery, loneliness, stylish, addiction, boss and employee, sexualized violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudity (topless - notable), catastrophe, women, dialogue, obsession, sexuality, fantasy world, corruption, showbiz, storytelling, mentor, runaway, workplace situations, brutality, adaptation, police investigation, visceral, bdsm, thirtysomething life, male nudity, crime gone awry, farce, artists and showbiz, twists & turns, first contact, life philosophy, culture clash, workplace, fight scenes, vengeance, destiny, friends, unlikely friendships, guilt, life & death
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 5.9
 4K
Crazy People
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, romantic, witty, funny, talky, surreal, psychological, satirical, melancholic, philosophical, road movie, cerebral, intellectual, clever
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love affair, mentor, workplace romance, mental institution, mental illness, happy ending, workplace situations, catastrophe, brutality, destiny, fighting the system, writers, life philosophy, love and romance, creativity, insanity, lone hero, cancer, love story, misfit, fantasy world, writing, workplace, storytelling, culture clash, justice, adaptation, dialogue, human spirit, honest, vengeance, existentialism, foul language, introspection, relationships, dysfunctional family, first contact, natural disaster, media satire, gangsters, fall in love, runaway, crazy, society, childhood, hospital, loneliness, couples, revenge
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
Crimes and Misdemeanors
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, cynical, philosophical, semi serious, intellectual, dark humor, bleak, cerebral, interesting, dramatic, realistic, enigmatic, ironic, earnest, reflective, melancholic, dark, gloomy, tense, meditative, atmospheric, thought provoking, sincere, psychological, suspense
Plot: murder, adultery, crime, infidelity, moral dilemma, relationships, guilt, character study, loneliness, greed, existentialism, morality, moral ambiguity, crimes, urban, secrets, life & death, god, philosophy, judaism, art, dialogue, obsession, honest, crime gone awry, mistress, mentor, murder mystery, professor, dishonesty, life philosophy, corruption, marriage, tragedy, manipulation, documentary filmmaking, doctor, storytelling, redemption, justice, pornography, depression, assassin, complex characters, writers, sarcasm, dysfunctional family, human nature, introspection, couple relations
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
Julien Donkey-Boy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: talky, disturbing, psychological, serious, offbeat, art house, realistic, enigmatic, atmospheric, surreal, cerebral, sincere, artsy, melancholic, stylized, bleak, harsh, reflective, non-linear, intense, satirical, avant garde, interesting, dramatic, breathtaking, clever, inspirational, absurd, intellectual
Plot: mental illness, dogma, dysfunctional family, social misfits, pornography, parents and children, art, schizophrenia, siblings relations, creativity, storytelling, insanity, mentor, dialogue, artist, catastrophe, male nudity, islam, family relations, brutality, clergy, eccentricity, adaptation, mind game, incest, culture clash, writers, pregnancy, eccentric family, visceral, runaway, first contact, obsession, doctors, loneliness, life is a bitch, classic car, vengeance, fantasy world, family, existentialism, misfit, life & death, crime gone awry, greed, twists & turns, natural disaster, society, family problems, surrealism
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
This Must Be the Place
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Style: surreal, stylized, tragicomedy, melancholic, semi serious, offbeat, road movie, realistic, artsy, depressing, reflective, absurd, bleak, touching, cerebral, enigmatic, gloomy, meditative, emotional, talky, clever, harsh, dark humor, light, psychological, dramatic, breathtaking, witty, sad, scenic, sentimental, sweet
Plot: rock, self discovery, redemption, road trip, surrealism, on the road, depression, loneliness, father daughter relationship, eccentricity, existentialism, nazis, holocaust, deadpan, storytelling, irish, goth, runaway, unfulfillment, revenge, teen suicide, stock exchange, hebrew, relationships, dialogue, guilt, nazi, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, nudity (topless - notable), aging, pornography, vengeance, death, culture clash, love, catastrophe, solitude, drinking, obsessive quest, life philosophy, life & death, male nudity, brutality, mental illness, writers, suicide, music business, mentor, multiple storylines
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, michigan, new mexico, latin america, usa, new york, europe, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
Movie in collections
Moscow on the Hudson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, dramatic, offbeat, witty, intellectual, romantic, light, sad, reflective, entertaining, interesting, harsh, talky
Plot: immigrants, friendship, culture clash, writer's life, capitalism, cold war, russian, musician's life, urban, unlikely friendships, sarcasm, destiny, life, mentor, surveillance, american dream, love story, jazz, greed, politics, weapons, relationships, music, loneliness, fish out of water, political, family, catastrophe, freedom, eccentricity, honest, gangsters, hopes, life philosophy, depression, shopping, drinking, adaptation, lone hero, runaway, storytelling, dialogue, first contact, happy ending, idealism, stereotypes, misfit, transformation, fantasy world, brutality
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, russia, usa, new jersey, harlem manhattan new york city, moscow russia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
Do the Right Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: atmospheric, talky, realistic, clever, semi serious, stylized, interesting, thought provoking, melancholic, reflective, dark humor, tense, intense, disturbing, intellectual, bleak, humorous, harsh, enigmatic, offbeat, sincere, biting, tragicomedy, dramatic, cerebral
Plot: racism, culture clash, hip hop, violence, race issues, interracial relations, pizza, pizzeria, segregation, violent, radio, relationships, political, stereotypes, prejudice, society, dialogue, visceral, brutality, loneliness, urban ghetto, crime gone awry, greed, character study, police brutality, money, social relations, honest, punk, heat, life philosophy, morality, tragedy, ethnic conflict, unlikely friendships, corruption, pornography, gangsters, police operation, black people, chaos, americana, runaway, politics, drinking, gunfight, mob, mentor, police corruption, catastrophe
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
 7.5
 8K
Metropolitan
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, humorous, intellectual, cerebral, semi serious, philosophical, cynical, melancholic, absurd, interesting, sentimental, ironic, art house, enigmatic, stylized, harsh, sincere, light, reflective, bleak, surreal
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, dialogue driven, dialogue, relationships, unlikely friendships, midlife crisis, coming of age, existentialism, twentysomething life, urban, life philosophy, loneliness, love and romance, crime gone awry, writers, mentor, philosophy, young adult, sarcasm, coming-of-age, honest, drinking, jane austen, character study, catastrophe, writing, greed, multiple storylines, society, stereotypes, storytelling, pornography, obsession, gangsters, couples, fashion, culture clash, distopia, runaway, morality, eccentricity, friends, best friends, couple relations, social differences, city life, aristocracy, socialite, radical, manners
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
My Dinner with Andre
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: talky, clever, intellectual, philosophical, semi serious, reflective, meditative, enigmatic, melancholic, cerebral, thought provoking, realistic, interesting, surreal, humorous, breathtaking, earnest, witty, absurd, artsy, stylized, sincere
Plot: restaurant, existentialism, philosophy, buddies, life philosophy, metaphysics, life & death, storytelling, dialogue, loneliness, friendship, drinking, life, introspection, mentor, unlikely friendships, dialogue driven, relationships, friends, creativity, art, imagination, first contact, god, solitude, destiny, childhood, greed, self discovery, transformation, redemption, honest, radio, character study, humanity, obsession, mad scientist, depression, culture clash, catastrophe, writer's life, dreams, paranoia, mental illness, technology, eccentricity, fantasy world, death, starting over, writers
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
The Unbelievable Truth
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, enigmatic, intellectual, ironic, clever, art house, melancholic, interesting, cerebral, earnest, dark humor, surreal, reflective, stylized, non-linear, bleak, sexy, philosophical, absurd
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, dialogue, obsession, small town, life philosophy, crimes, romance, mentor, deadpan, hopes, gossip, auto mechanic, adaptation, redemption, catastrophe, literature, storytelling, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, love and romance, greed, pornography, couples, existentialism, loneliness, writers, stereotypes, high school, honest, drinking, family relations, friendship, workplace, culture clash, crime gone awry, prison, character study, demons, social relations, dialogue driven, transformation, dysfunctional family, distopia, life & death, depression, opposites attract, vengeance, adolescence, brutality, coming of age
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, long island, new york state, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 10K
Roma
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, offbeat, art house, non-linear, satirical, talky, reflective, stylized, colourful, absurd, breathtaking, melancholic, sexy, bleak, harsh, artsy, witty, cerebral, meditative, clever, sexual, intellectual
Plot: fashion, irreverent, celebrity culture, fascism, obsession, pornography, artists and showbiz, runaway, art, memory, surrealism, maze, dialogue, theatre milieu, illegal prostitution, child, subway, stylish, storytelling, male nudity, multiple storylines, politics, midlife crisis, catastrophe, prostitution, culture clash, women, brutality, existentialism, hotel, mentor, clergy, loneliness, relationships, violent, sexualized violence, filmmaking, wartime, distopia, destiny, weapons, classic car, secrets, society, traffic jam, julius caesar, student protest, pasta, biker, lifestyle
Time: 20s, 30s, 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, new jersey, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
 6.7
 27K
Gummo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, art house, surreal, enigmatic, offbeat, realistic, rough, artsy, stylized, sincere, cynical, cerebral, sexual, melancholic, meditative, harsh, avant garde, erotic, talky, atmospheric, absurd, intellectual
Plot: small town, distopia, drugs/alcohol, small town life, sexual abuse, natural disaster, innocence lost, realism, strong sexual content, social decay, pornography, surrealism, youth, teenage life, kids in trouble, suburbs, life philosophy, brutality, society, catastrophe, existentialism, mentor, bdsm, abuse, sister sister relationship, violence, life is a bitch, dialogue, juvenile delinquency, loneliness, incest, dysfunctional family, social misfits, art, suburban life, adolescence, runaway, vengeance, childhood, crimes, creativity, reality tv, crime gone awry, storytelling, misfit, geek, family relations, culture clash, lone hero, underage smoking
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
Melinda and Melinda
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, dramatic, reflective, intellectual, cerebral, comic, melancholic, philosophical, absurd, light, interesting, stylized, enigmatic, psychological, harsh, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, jazz, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, writers, storytelling, relationships, couple relations, tragedy, sarcasm, dialogue, writing, existentialism, farce, romance, destiny, drinking, creativity, suicide attempt, life philosophy, life, wine, mentor, friends, married couple, falling in love, celebration, dishonesty, solitude, twists & turns, adaptation, loneliness, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable), dysfunctional family, life & death, love and romance, multiple storylines, depression, art, psychology, fantasy world, alternate reality, greed, alter ego, brutality, philosophy, artist, character study, culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
 6.3
 22K
Celebrity
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: cynical, clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, stylized, realistic, talky, satirical, melancholic, biting, reflective, harsh, funny, sexy, interesting, cerebral, enigmatic, awful, ironic, absurd, intellectual, erotic
Plot: desire for fame, celebrity culture, urban, obsession, dialogue, infidelity, writers, ambition, relationships, pornography, spectacle, reporter, life philosophy, mentor, midlife crisis, adaptation, catastrophe, artists and showbiz, gangsters, adultery, writing, sarcasm, brutality, media satire, storytelling, filmmaking, hotel, fantasy world, crime gone awry, showbiz, drinking, women, runaway, dysfunctional family, drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, redemption, nudity (topless - notable), murder mystery, love and romance, loneliness, culture clash, first contact, vengeance, justice, dark hero, greed, existentialism, media
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
Sweet and Lowdown
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: clever, witty, tragicomedy, semi serious, realistic, talky, melancholic, interesting, cynical, enigmatic, stylized, humorous, light, atmospheric, sweet, dramatic, harsh, sentimental, dark humor, entertaining, intellectual, bleak, touching, cerebral
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, music, fall in love, eccentricity, character study, obsession, mentor, artist, dialogue, musician's life, drinking, creativity, sarcasm, gangsters, infidelity, relationships, storytelling, crime gone awry, celebrity culture, guitar, greed, love, nightlife, gangster, hip hop, redemption, egocentrism, jazz musician, alter ego, art, loneliness, runaway, corruption, dark hero, adaptation, writers, period piece, genius, honest, addiction, catastrophe, stylish, depression, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, unfulfilled love
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   28%
 

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 7.2
 12K
Trees Lounge
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: talky, semi serious, gloomy, reflective, sincere, realistic, melancholic, bleak, clever, depressing, humorous, enigmatic, harsh, dark humor, touching, stylized, witty, cerebral, interesting, psychological
Plot: drinking, bar, small town, loneliness, social misfits, drugs, character study, depression, alcohol abuse, life, complex characters, life philosophy, addiction, redemption, crime gone awry, existentialism, dialogue, relationships, drug addiction, drug abuse, writers, misfit, gangsters, dysfunctional family, mentor, brutality, greed, society, catastrophe, working class, violent, life & death, anti-hero, runaway, solitude, life is a bitch, weed, honest, sarcasm, friendship, multiple storylines, storytelling, mental illness, culture clash, obsession, human nature, dark hero, transformation, stereotypes, pornography
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
 6.4
 12K
Pecker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, biting, offbeat, dark humor, satirical, witty, surreal, funny, melancholic, stylized, absurd, talky, enigmatic, macabre, harsh, clever, road movie, interesting, art house, erotic
Plot: art, drugs/alcohol, photographer, artist, fish out of water, gallery, art gallery, media satire, homeless, obsession, eccentricity, dysfunctional family, pornography, small town, life philosophy, eroticism, sex party, girlfriend, dialogue, gunfight, ambition, drinking, storytelling, urban, loneliness, gay, catastrophe, mentor, misfit, irreverent, brutality, stereotypes, addiction, destiny, artists and showbiz, male nudity, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, adaptation, culture clash, parents and children, redemption, corruption, crazy, unlikely friendships, hitman, siblings relations, shopping, drug abuse
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, new york, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
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