Movies like Personal Velocity

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Personal Velocity (2002)
 6.5
 3K
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: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, talky, intense, gloomy, adaptation directed by original author, melancholic ...
Plot: hitchhiker, couple relations, domestic violence, parents and children, starting over, love affair, human nature, family relations, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, couples, pregnancy, male female relationship, character study, adolescence, mother son relationship, youth, love and romance, self discovery, society, book, runaway, drinking, death, jewish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, india, harvard university, manhattan new york city, haiti, new york state ...

Most similar movies to Personal Velocity

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, melancholic and talky films with plots about storytelling, couples, love and romance, mentor, relationships, depression and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Personal Velocity: The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), Loverboy (2005), Starting Out in the Evening (2007), Gas, Food Lodging (1992), Julie Johnson (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: touching, sincere, meditative, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, obsession, life turned upside down, romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, parents and children, couple relations, couples, breakup, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, haunted by the past, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, parents and children, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, teenage life, single parent, babies and infants, motherhood ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
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: realistic, touching, intellectual, talky, serious ...
Plot: aging, starting over, writer's life, love and romance, graduation, couples, friendship, hopes, human nature, writing, student, professor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, waitress, coming of age, desert, single mother, siblings relations, parents and children, couple relations, romance, life is a bitch, teenage life, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: psychological, serious, touching, meditative, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, love affair, human nature, parents and children, understanding, couples, dishonesty, family relations, life is a bitch, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: sincere, clever, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, forbidden love, lifestyle, feminism, human nature, couples, love and romance, road not taken, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, adultery, betrayal, forbidden love, family problems, love affair, society, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.7
 4K
The Mother (2003)
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: touching, psychological, sincere, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love affair, infidelity, family problems, golden years, death in the family, life is a bitch, parents and children, human nature, dishonesty, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, emotional, light, talky ...
Plot: love and romance, self discovery, infidelity, love affair, introspection, jewelry, women, stereotypes, job, loneliness, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, island, domestic violence, therapy, football, self discovery, haunted by the past, poet, twin sister, extramarital affair, american football ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 4K
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, serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: seduction, waitress, obesity, pizza, small town, workplace, jealousy, unfulfillment, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, college dropout ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, shoplifting, journal, spring break, hopes, down on your luck, love and romance, romance, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, wedding, drug addiction, sister sister relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, addiction, family problems, estrangement, family secret, favoritism among siblings, self destructing, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 21K
Angel Eyes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A story about a seemingly unlikely couple who cross paths under life-threatening circumstances as though they are destined not only to meet but to save each other's lives. Not once, but twice.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, policewoman, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, haunted by the past, crimes, starting over, mysterious character, guilt, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: realistic, serious, emotional, non-linear, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, city life, lifestyle, introspection, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gay, existentialism, life, secrets, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 172K
Blue Valentine (2010)
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: touching, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, couple relations, lust, strong sexual content, marital problem, nurse, dysfunctional family, depression, romance, up and down relationship, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 6K
Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, abortion, dysfunctional family, couples, parents and children, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, family problems, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks ...
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, family relations, motherhood, lawyer, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, african american, reunion, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 101K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: adultery, strong sexual content, infidelity, housewife, sexual pleasure, extramarital affair, parenthood, castration, small town, love affair, dysfunctional family, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, couple relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 31K
The Woodsman (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.
Style: disturbing, sincere, rough, harsh, intense ...
Plot: pedophilia, friendship, starting over, ex convict, factory worker, suspicion, police officer, anger, parole officer, rejection, haunted by the past, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 3K
XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: psychological, humorous, touching, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, love triangle, haunted by the past, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, sex, passion, break up, threesome ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: england, usa, london, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, governess, love and romance, reunion, family relations, couples, fall in love, hopes, parents and children, couple relations, estate, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1830s, victorian era, victorian england ...
Place: england, europe, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, siblings relations, dealing with death, parents and children, unfulfillment, death in the family, starting over, coming of age, family relations, estrangement, last wish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love triangle, depression, sex, adultery, romance, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, dull life, store, small town, temptation, infidelity, dream, marriage, mental illness, suicide, love affair, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: aids, self discovery, love triangle, lgbt, gay, romance, hopes, loneliness, friendship, pregnancy, tantrum, bisexual ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: ohio, usa, new york, arizona, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Good Time (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A reclusive aging widower struggling with tax problems has a complete change in his views of life as he has a chance encounter with a young woman who moves in with him briefly.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, starting over, friendship, destiny, human nature, aging, elderly, love affair, solace, elderly lovers, musician's life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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