Movies that are like Phoebe in Wonderland

If you like "Phoebe in Wonderland" you are probably looking for psychological, emotional, touching and surreal movies of Drama genre about / that have / with mental illness, school, teacher, coming of age, imaginary friend, imagination and psychiatrist themes shot in USA.
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 7.2
 7K
Phoebe in Wonderland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, surreal, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, dramatic, sincere, offbeat, stylized, enigmatic, cerebral, ironic, intense, melancholic, talky, disturbing, absurd
Plot: mental illness, school, teacher, coming of age, imaginary friend, imagination, psychiatrist, fantasy world, dedicated educator, childhood, social misfits, storytelling, obsession, young heroes, runaway, depression, mentor, adaptation, psychiatry, pornography, introspection, children, literature, psychology, parents and children, coming-of-age, insanity, schizophrenia, guilt, police investigation, family drama, bullying, teachers and students, misfit, inspiration, rabbit, play, bedroom, hospital, unlikely friendships, brutality, crime gone awry, gunfight, foul language, sexualized violence, friendship, women, male nudity, suicide attempt, secrets, youth, culture clash, twists & turns, family, redemption, race issues, sexual abuse, adolescence, family relations, life philosophy, catastrophe, vengeance, human nature, spelling bee, daughter, british, imaginary kingdom, estrangement, hopes, imaginary, power relations, daydreamer, self harm, child's bedroom, precocious child, prodigy, marital problem, dance, mushroom, child's point of view, teacher student relationship, sister sister relationship, surrealism, girl, cross dressing, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, art, nudity (topless - notable), stereotypes, gangsters, transformation, relationships, magic, divorce, dialogue, creativity, cancer, autism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland
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Drama
USA
95 min.
 8.2
Olive Kitteridge
Drama
USA
239 min.
 8.3
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Most similar movies to Phoebe in Wonderland

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dramatic, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots including mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, redemption, childhood and dysfunctional family themes mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Phoebe in Wonderland: Bee Season (2005), House of Cards (1993), 12 and Holding (2005), Off the Map (2003), Jack the Bear (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.5
 6K
Bee Season
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, enigmatic, intense, reflective, intellectual, talky, light, surreal, cerebral, meditative, earnest, stylized, melancholic, philosophical, absurd, psychological, depressing, dramatic
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, redemption, spelling bee, judaism, religion, jewish, parents and children, family drama, god, book, family, secrets, coming of age, family bonds, hopes, relationships, love and romance, society, depression, storytelling, guilt, youth, pornography, parenthood, mentor, obsession, couples, adaptation, culture clash, beautiful scenery, jews, nudity (full frontal - brief), family problems, identity, catastrophe, life philosophy, police investigation, family relations, interracial romance, contests and competitions, dialogue, death, parallel universe, divorce, human nature, writers, runaway, couple relations, adoption
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oakland california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   83%
 
House of Cards
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, serious, atmospheric, melancholic, dramatic, talky, light, cerebral, reflective, bad ending, harsh, clever, enigmatic, stylized
Plot: autism, disability, psychology, single parent, childhood, dealing with death, storytelling, fantasy world, children, parenthood, death, introspection, self discovery, doctors, memory, child's point of view, guilt, afterlife, mentor, doctors and patients, blindness, runaway, culture clash, pornography, secrets, parents and children, police investigation, creativity, girl, dysfunctional family, obsession, family in crisis, depression, life & death, identity, twists & turns, adolescence, mental illness, psychiatrist, women, estrangement, drinking, catastrophe, isolation, adoption, redemption, justice, brutality, hopes, divorce
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   95%
 
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12 and Holding
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, intense, interesting, clever, melancholic, disturbing, gloomy, psychological, sad, bleak, earnest, sentimental, talky, tense, depressing, brutal, suspense
Plot: coming of age, friendship, vengeance, adoption, adolescence, loneliness, childhood, death, prison, revenge, hospital, suicide, innocence lost, male nudity, teenager, race issues, bullying, coming-of-age, children, parenthood, tragedy, suburbs, depression, dysfunctional family, relationships, parents and children, runaway, guilt, pornography, honest, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), secrets, brutality, family drama, drinking, small town, divorce, family, corruption, brothers, child abuse, crime gone awry, justice, life philosophy, storytelling, culture clash, youth, kids and family, teenagers
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   90%
 
 7.2
 3K
Off the Map
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, melancholic, reflective, dramatic, depressing, sweet, talky, compassionate, interesting, psychological, clever, sexy, harsh, intense, stylized
Plot: depression, desert, coming of age, mental illness, parents and children, childhood, transformation, family in crisis, family problems, loneliness, dysfunctional family, family relations, solitude, life philosophy, celebrity culture, eccentric family, relationships, drinking, parenthood, love and romance, catastrophe, runaway, existentialism, storytelling, culture clash, family, youth, destiny, secrets, life, family drama, mentor, adaptation, redemption, police investigation, beautiful scenery, life & death, dialogue, brothers, suicide attempt, multiple storylines, brutality, coming-of-age, pornography, character study, lone hero, unlikely friendships, fantasy world, guilt, vengeance
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, new jersey, california, albuquerque new mexico, san diego california, korea, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   66%
 
Jack the Bear
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, dramatic, melancholic, harsh, intense, disturbing, psychological, road movie, enigmatic, stylized, talky, macabre
Audience: kids
Plot: redemption, dysfunctional family, tv show, single parent, dealing with death, hospital, single father, family drama, childhood, parents and children, loneliness, adolescence, death in the family, finnish, show, photo album, widower, family life, coming-of-age, guilt, mentor, culture clash, coming of age, death, kidnapping, family problems, family relations, catastrophe, vengeance, mentally unstable, revenge, alcohol abuse, clown, parenthood, family, storytelling, dialogue, racism, pornography, brutality, society, life philosophy, mental illness, runaway, justice, life & death, gangsters, gunfight, period piece, moral ambiguity
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   79%
 
Akeelah and the Bee
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious, feel good, uplifting, inspirational, sweet, earnest, dramatic, entertaining, light, interesting, intense
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: spelling bee, underdog, mentor, courage, coming of age, friendship, dedicated educator, contests and competitions, urban, happy ending, kids and family, children, competition, unlikely friendships, elementary school, human spirit, childhood, family, family drama, spelling, teacher, father daughter relationship, parents and children, stereotypes, runaway, redemption, culture clash, teachers and students, prejudice, foul language, rivalry, against the odds, destiny, catastrophe, school, storytelling, hopes, race issues, segregation, honest, society, african american, youth, bullying, dialogue, women, family relations, relationships, power relations, black people
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   73%
 
 7.3
 97K
Precious
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, stylized, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, inspirational, compassionate, gloomy, sad, melancholic, brutal, rough, harsh, touching, intense, disturbing, ambiguous ending
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, school, teacher, poverty, child abuse, dysfunctional family, incest, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, redemption, hospital, coming of age, social misfits, teenager, violence, aids, parents and children, mentor, race issues, childhood, life, down on your luck, brutality, urban ghetto, sexualized violence, depression, destiny, honest, physical appearance, rags to riches, loneliness, tragedy, runaway, teenage life, dreams, fantasy world, character study, friendship, storytelling, mental illness, misfit, stereotypes, adolescence, drug addiction, courage, motorcycle, illiteracy, balloon, crying
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   70%
 
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 7.2
 27K
White Oleander
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: emotional, serious, disturbing, touching, realistic, dramatic, intense, harsh, interesting, melancholic, heartbreaking, depressing, psychological, bad ending, stylized, sad
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, prison, murder, mother daughter relationship, artist, runaway, dysfunctional family, loneliness, parents and children, school, friendship, redemption, custody, child abuse, manipulation, adolescence, urban, adaptation, teenager, women, book, teenage life, depression, mentor, storytelling, literature, pornography, childhood, coming-of-age, rebellion, crimes, life, brutality, justice, deadly, secrets, vengeance, bad mother, poison, women's prison, legal, teenagers, adoption, identity, relationships, corruption, psychology, culture clash, love and romance, revenge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, nova scotia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   61%
 
Rambling Rose
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sweet, talky, light, dramatic, stylized, melancholic, bad ending
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love, dysfunctional family, sexuality, master and servant, self discovery, romance, teenager, hospital, secrets, small town, family, period piece, relationships, runaway, love and romance, coming-of-age, beautiful scenery, childhood, mentor, character study, youth, nanny, adaptation, great depression, couples, culture clash, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, power relations, catastrophe, betrayal, family drama, police investigation, human nature, sexualized violence, introspection, tragedy, adolescence, couple relations, prostitute, dialogue, unlikely friendships, parents and children, fall in love, vengeance, corruption, society, women, manipulation
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: georgia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   52%
 
Little Man Tate
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sincere, serious, emotional, dramatic, heartbreaking, thought provoking, intellectual, sentimental, inspirational, interesting, entertaining, talky, melancholic, earnest, light, clever
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, working class, mathematics, single parent, college, mentor, prodigy, hospital, childhood, genius, happy ending, children, loneliness, parents and children, psychology, storytelling, redemption, unlikely friendships, teacher, underdog, autism, runaway, friendship, depression, school, youth, life, adoption, aging, secrets, family, waitress, death, dialogue, family relations, adolescence, honest, justice, social misfits, revenge, plot twist, fantasy world, parenthood, spelling bee, bullying, catastrophe, young heroes, pornography, kids and family, character study
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   71%
 
 7.4
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Manic
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, talky, serious, compassionate, rough, tense, depressing, intense, gloomy, harsh, dramatic, melancholic, interesting, emotional, bleak, brutal, heartbreaking, cerebral, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, coming of age, addiction, mental institution, teenager, adolescence, violent, mentor, sexual abuse, bullying, juvenile delinquency, teenagers, social misfits, violence, pornography, psychology, drug addiction, innocence lost, honest, hospital, brutality, guilt, self discovery, dysfunctional family, gangsters, life philosophy, vengeance, redemption, unlikely friendships, dialogue, rape, doctors and patients, justice, dreams, crime gone awry, storytelling, goth, corruption, male nudity, drinking, drugs, loneliness, greed, visceral, suicide, therapy, teenage life, psychiatry, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   76%
 
Front of the Class
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, inspirational, uplifting, sweet, dramatic, sincere, thought provoking, sentimental, earnest, talky, emotional, romantic
Audience: family outing
Plot: stuttering, school, disability, teacher, social misfits, childhood, mentor, follow your dream, family, life philosophy, life & death, parents and children, honest, doctors, children, destiny, bullying, life, teachers and students, fight scenes, unlikely friendships, culture clash, women, happy ending, friendship, idealism, drinking, teenage life, runaway, underdog, dreams, father-son relationship, greed, classic car, coming of age, death, natural disaster, catastrophe, creativity, foul language, against the odds, manipulation, father son relationship, ambition, rags to riches, hopes, cancer, tragedy, misfit, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   69%
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, touching, intense, bleak, gloomy, thought provoking, sad, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, brutal, psychological, sexual, suspense, talky, reflective
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, coming of age, child abuse, rape, violence, hospital, innocence lost, poverty, brutality, parents and children, childhood, violent, visceral, runaway, pornography, mentor, sexualized violence, tragedy, incest, relationships, psychology, courage, women, down on your luck, happy ending, adaptation, family, literature, revenge, guilt, death, police investigation, stereotypes, culture clash, life is a bitch, divorce, drinking, vengeance, children, torture, storytelling, adolescence, society, justice, parenthood, catastrophe, secrets, youth, unlikely friendships
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 90s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
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What Maisie Knew
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, breathtaking, dramatic, talky, captivating, disturbing, melancholic, bleak, sad, psychological, sweet, stylized, interesting, atmospheric, enigmatic, reflective
Plot: divorce, childhood, parents and children, parenthood, spelling bee, redemption, custody, adoption, runaway, dysfunctional family, relationships, depression, mentor, adolescence, family problems, tragedy, child abuse, family relations, obsession, loneliness, pornography, betrayal, crumbling marriage, vengeance, secrets, love, honest, life & death, unfulfillment, crime gone awry, adaptation, culture clash, character study, unlikely friendships, manipulation, youth, catastrophe, coming of age, doctors, brutality, bullying, art, classic car, storytelling, transformation, death, dialogue, beautiful scenery, coming-of-age, morality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, dramatic, inspirational, sad, road movie, heartbreaking, intense, psychological
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, human nature, women, child abuse, adaptation, parents and children, childhood, book, unlikely friendships, family, secret society, playwright, small town, kidnapping, hopes, catastrophe, estrangement, secrets, sisters, society, stereotypes, family problems, mentor, happy ending, culture clash, storytelling, family relations, golden years, catholicism, rescue, americana, destiny, alcohol abuse, family feud, parent child relationship, marriage, haunted by the past, relationships, life philosophy, small town life, literature, fantasy world, dialogue, justice, unfulfillment, multiple storylines, couples
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
 6.4
 32K
Cake
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, dramatic, emotional, depressing, melancholic, bleak, talky, heartbreaking, light, sentimental, cynical, sad, dark humor, reflective, enigmatic, intense, cerebral, compassionate, breathtaking
Plot: suicide, depression, obsession, loneliness, suicide attempt, drug addiction, drugs/alcohol, friendship, drinking, tragedy, sex, dealing with death, mental illness, introspection, addiction, runaway, haunted by the past, honest, sarcasm, life is a bitch, prejudice, brutality, guilt, male nudity, dysfunctional family, redemption, widower, support group, hospital, catastrophe, unlikely friendships, destiny, relationships, mentor, life, storytelling, death, pornography, grieving, sexualized violence, childhood, drugs, transformation, dialogue, writers, sexual abuse, adaptation, character study, alter ego, fighting the system
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tijuana mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
 7.0
 44K
Rabbit Hole
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, touching, serious, melancholic, heartbreaking, dramatic, gloomy, depressing, sincere, reflective, sad, bleak, compassionate, sentimental, road movie, dark, intense, dark humor, psychological, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: marriage, memory, redemption, tragedy, death, parallel universe, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, relationships, depression, life & death, couple relations, family drama, loneliness, death in the family, guilt, character study, parenthood, runaway, couples, dysfunctional family, family problems, secrets, therapy, grief, parking lot, toy, crying, family relations, brutality, crumbling marriage, adultery, dialogue, workplace, honest, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, estrangement, family, sexualized violence, life philosophy, ethnic conflict, idealism, storytelling, family life, destiny, police investigation, pornography, visceral
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
 7.7
 66K
Detachment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized, serious, depressing, dark, sad, melancholic, touching, dramatic, harsh, interesting, gloomy, heartbreaking, inspirational, reflective, intense, thought provoking, talky
Plot: teacher, high school, depression, suicide, school, dedicated educator, loneliness, teachers and students, storytelling, life & death, mentor, father daughter relationship, existentialism, tragedy, bullying, corruption, childhood, parenthood, life philosophy, social relations, redemption, workplace, friendship, runaway, destiny, life, honest, courage, unlikely friendships, philosophy, drinking, brutality, relationships, sacrifice, hardcase students, alone in the world, prejudice, stereotypes, homeless, prostitution, crime gone awry, hospital, psychology, justice, environment, high school life, violence, solitude, child abuse, death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   56%
 
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 6.2
 24K
Palo Alto
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, touching, melancholic, sexual, talky, enigmatic, bad ending, dramatic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, small town, drugs, teenagers, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, adolescence, coming-of-age, drinking, virginity, depression, youth, mentor, bullying, loneliness, life philosophy, pornography, unlikely friendships, soccer, unfulfillment, runaway, teacher, cheerleading, school, social relations, friendship, crime gone awry, high school life, storytelling, under the surface, catastrophe, relationships, kids in trouble, weed, society, finnish, sport, teenage sexuality, older man younger woman relationship, stereotypes, bdsm, sex, childhood, nudity (topless - notable), male nudity, vengeance, nerds, immortality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
Olive Kitteridge
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, depressing, compassionate, melancholic, atmospheric, sad, cerebral, heartbreaking, reflective, gloomy, dramatic, harsh, touching, emotional, psychological, disturbing, enigmatic, bleak, interesting, meditative
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, parents and children, depression, tragedy, loneliness, life, small town life, sarcasm, relationships, mental illness, drinking, paranoia, psychology, under the surface, storytelling, complex characters, honest, hospital, mentor, life philosophy, adaptation, homeless, childhood, solitude, obsession, family relations, suicide, culture clash, cancer, character study, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), social relations, destiny, art, runaway, parenthood, teacher, adultery, life & death, couple relations, coming of age, crime gone awry, unlikely friendships, literature, catastrophe, love, drug addiction, dishonesty
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, california, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
 7.5
 16K
Interiors
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: talky, bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, heartbreaking, melancholic, intellectual, sad, depressing, dramatic, cerebral, disturbing, dark, reflective, enigmatic, stylized, dark humor, harsh, touching, meditative, no music
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, suicide, divorce, introspection, loneliness, relationships, depression, family drama, character study, psychiatry, existentialism, death, psychology, parents and children, urban, guilt, dialogue, suicide attempt, siblings relations, sisters, life philosophy, family, obsession, tragedy, marriage, mentor, storytelling, parenthood, visceral, family problems, life, honest, brutality, family relations, sexualized violence, crime gone awry, life & death, adaptation, pornography, violent, family gatherings, writers, culture clash, redemption, insanity, catastrophe, isolation, designer, family tragedy
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
The Secret Life of Bees
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet, sincere, emotional, dramatic, heartbreaking, inspirational, road movie, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, racism, runaway, dysfunctional family, guilt, single father, family bonds, women, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, childhood, sisters, segregation, family, unlikely friendships, relationships, coming-of-age, hopes, destiny, haunted by the past, culture clash, adolescence, society, adaptation, prejudice, youth, literature, family drama, friends, catastrophe, domestic violence, civil rights, honest, interracial relations, african american, parents and children, love, secrets, siblings relations, interracial romance, social differences, brutality, courage, teenager, love story, parenthood, twists & turns, happy ending
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
Grace Is Gone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, intense, heartbreaking, sad, sentimental, interesting, earnest, melancholic, tense, road movie, reflective, psychological
Plot: iraq war, death, road trip, military, father daughter relationship, parents and children, on the road, family drama, gulf war, courage, family, war, siblings relations, children, death in the family, runaway, guilt, gunfight, violent, sacrifice, culture clash, redemption, tragedy, ethnic conflict, destiny, pornography, couples, childhood, politics, family bonds, storytelling, vengeance, dialogue, honest, nudity (full frontal - brief), adolescence, brutality, depression, family problems, justice, hospital, drinking, friendship, family relations, secrets, relationships, political, police investigation, mentor, innocence lost
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, iraq, minnesota, usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
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The Man Without a Face
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, clever, talky, serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic, reflective, earnest, inspirational, intense, light, melancholic
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, boarding school, teacher, island, mentor, coming of age, social misfits, unlikely friendships, childhood, physical appearance, injustice, coming-of-age, misfit, small town, adaptation, book, society, life philosophy, runaway, life is a bitch, family, father son relationship, catastrophe, suspicion, love, mysterious character, destiny, children, teaching the ways of the world, sexual abuse, storytelling, transformation, false accusation, dishonesty, drinking, culture clash, relationships, prejudice, happy ending, unfulfillment, accident, secret, betrayal, fantasy world, power relations, poetry, justice, literature, dysfunctional family, first contact
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
 7.7
 8K
The Cure
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, dramatic, compassionate, harsh, reflective, sad, inspirational, light, sweet
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, terminal illness, aids, childhood, children, hospital, best friends, unlikely friendships, adolescence, mentor, young heroes, coming-of-age, life & death, school, loneliness, bullying, parents and children, runaway, fantasy world, destiny, teenager, poetry, transformation, hopes, storytelling, youth, life philosophy, catastrophe, family relations, drinking, cancer, life is a bitch, sacrifice, small town, culture clash, friends, death, doctors, teacher, adventure, self discovery, courage, innocence lost, first contact, idealism, adaptation, creativity, dialogue, beautiful scenery
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
 6.7
 44K
The Beaver
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 91 min.
Style: emotional, touching, tragicomedy, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, depressing, humorous, intense, melancholic, dramatic, sentimental, psychological, heartbreaking, interesting, reflective, suspense, harsh, absurd, dark, cerebral, entertaining
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, mental illness, suicide attempt, hospital, drugs/alcohol, teenage love, alter ego, psychiatrist, redemption, loneliness, midlife crisis, family drama, storytelling, suicide, insanity, schizophrenia, destiny, happy ending, existentialism, psychology, dialogue, unfulfillment, drinking, life, psychiatry, mentor, family, family problems, life philosophy, honest, puppet, family relations, catastrophe, puppets, life & death, solitude, losing-it hero, vengeance, justice, transformation, adaptation, tragedy, dark hero, pornography, parents and children, foul language, culture clash, teenage life, brutality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
 6.6
 8K
September
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Style: talky, clever, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, reflective, melancholic, bleak, intellectual, cerebral, intense, atmospheric, dramatic, emotional, stylized, enigmatic, philosophical, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, love, adultery, parents and children, relationships, guilt, depression, dialogue driven, dialogue, betrayal, friendship, couples, family problems, family relations, secrets, writers, friends, gangsters, human nature, life philosophy, couple relations, siblings relations, pornography, catastrophe, family gatherings, existentialism, justice, mentor, adaptation, brutality, childhood, unlikely friendships, farce, yuppie, vengeance, runaway, redemption, lone hero, hotel, character study, marriage, culture clash, first contact, obsession, family, fantasy world, solitude, storytelling, police investigation
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 7.2
 78K
Half Nelson
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, touching, bleak, melancholic, reflective, intense, rough, heartbreaking, depressing, dramatic, captivating, harsh, emotional, interesting, enigmatic, cerebral, stylized, inspirational, psychological
Plot: friendship, teacher, addiction, drug abuse, loneliness, drugs, drug addiction, father daughter relationship, drinking, basketball, dedicated educator, hip hop, liberal, drugs/alcohol, mentor, student, high school, relationships, unlikely friendships, character study, rock, interracial relations, redemption, depression, storytelling, urban, complex characters, teachers and students, runaway, life philosophy, honest, life, childhood, existentialism, weed, destiny, brutality, marijuana, tragedy, life is a bitch, pornography, crime gone awry, writers, junior high school, ghetto, theft, bicycle, prison, visceral, culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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The Class
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, bleak, harsh, interesting, heartbreaking, melancholic, enigmatic, intellectual, stylized, psychological, inspirational, dramatic, disturbing, cerebral
Audience: kids
Plot: high school, teacher, school, french, literature, teachers and students, dedicated educator, realism, teenager, hardcase students, mentor, runaway, high school life, childhood, adolescence, culture clash, pornography, brutality, society, teenagers, crime gone awry, education, high school teacher, dialogue, youth, obsession, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, adaptation, power relations, storytelling, bullying, character study, greed, catastrophe, social relations, friendship, honest, self discovery, fantasy world, sexualized violence, interracial relations, redemption, teenage life, twists & turns, class society, boredom, illegal immigration, school life, segregation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, latin america, california, morocco, caribbean, paris france
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 6.7
 11K
The War
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sincere, dramatic, intense, harsh, inspirational, melancholic, breathtaking, earnest
Audience: kids
Plot: war, coming of age, vietnam war, bullying, friendship, childhood, father son relationship, courage, innocence lost, morality, family life, sacrifice, self discovery, happy ending, mentor, coming-of-age, parents and children, family, culture clash, children, unlikely friendships, haunted by the past, fantasy world, vietnam veteran, catastrophe, beautiful scenery, weapons, youth, dialogue, wartime, family relations, prejudice, siblings relations, destiny, brutality, transformation, alcohol abuse, betrayal, idealism, violence, homecoming, child, justice, life is a bitch, friends, life philosophy, society, vengeance, family problems, storytelling
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, mississippi, usa, mine
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