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Personal Velocity (2002)
 6.5
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Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic, adaptation directed by original author, talky, melancholic, harsh ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, youth, family relations, couple relations, domestic violence, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, self discovery, destructive relationship, starting over, love affair, society, human nature, couples, book, runaway, drinking, death, jewish, violence, thief, cat, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india, harvard university, manhattan new york city, haiti, new york state ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and touching films with plots about storytelling, mentor, relationships, couples, drinking, love and romance and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Personal Velocity: The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004), Loverboy (2005), Gas, Food Lodging (1992), Heavy (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, love affair, love and romance, family life, marriage, self discovery, family problems, haunted by the past, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, life turned upside down, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, disintegration, couples, postmodernism, breakup, love affair, crumbling marriage, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, clever, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, couples, society, friends, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.4
 3K
Loverboy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, mental illness, babies and infants, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, sexual relations, life is a bitch, youth, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Gas, Food Lodging (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in her extravagant fantasies while Trudi is so rebelious it could ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, waitress, coming of age, desert, single mother, teenage life, small town life, couples, sexual abuse, family relations, social relations, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Heavy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo. But things change when Callie, a beautiful college drop-out, shows up as a ...
Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: seduction, waitress, obesity, pizza, small town, workplace, jealousy, family relations, self discovery, college dropout, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, touching, talky, serious ...
Plot: aging, starting over, writer's life, friendship, human nature, understanding, vitality, friends, couples, hopes, artists and showbiz, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Price Above Rubies (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, talky, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, introspection, society, couples, dishonesty, self discovery, interracial relations, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, hopes, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 4K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, actor's life, lifestyle, urban, young lovers, family relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, parents and children, city life, couple relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, shoplifting, spring break, journal, introspection, society, jury, love and romance, down on your luck, romance ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 617
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, self discovery, teenage life, hopes, crumbling marriage, feminism, lifestyle, human nature, society, forbidden love, gender, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 172K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, talky, psychological ...
Audience: date night
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Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
 7K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 21K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
 31K
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: talky, realistic, serious, clever, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
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Style: emotional, psychological, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.5
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 42K
The Good Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: sincere, realistic, humorous, semi serious, depressing ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Good Mother (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: talky, bleak, clever, psychological, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 8K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 4K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, infidelity, domestic violence, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, romance, contests and competitions, couple relations, human nature, youth, coming of age, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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