Movies like Return of the Secaucus Seven

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Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
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Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, interesting, melancholic, pretentious, nostalgic, complex ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, college, anti war, protest, weekend, youth, friends, politics, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, social differences, society, human nature, couples, buddies, introspection, twentysomething life, memories, group of friends, male nudity, drinking, sex, basketball ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, boston, washington d.c., california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and visually appealing films with plots about friendship, relationships, dialogue, mentor, culture clash, drinking and loneliness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Return of the Secaucus Seven: Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993), Passion Fish (1992), True Colors (1991), Carnal Knowledge (1971), Faces (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebelling against his dreary life in a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of... something else. Encouraged by her best friend, Carol, Beth reluctantly accepts the romantic ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, friendship, self discovery, desert, love, highway, salesman, road trip, twentysomething life, lifestyle, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, las vegas, tucson arizona, california ...
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Passion Fish (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. ...
Style: talky, clever, thought provoking, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wheelchair, rehabilitation, accident, friendship, disability, friends, paralysis, hopes, life is a bitch, folk, homecoming, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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91%
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True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, talky, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, political corruption, legal action, college, friendship, betrayal, manipulation, society, political intrigue, campaign, rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Carnal Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, friends, friendship, college, coming of age, love triangle, infidelity, college life, battle of the sexes, midlife crisis, romance, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, suburbs, love, divorce, adultery, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, family life, overdose, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, human nature, lifestyle, society, introspection, anti conformity, couples, fighting the system ...
Time: future, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, paris france, france, europe, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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About Alex (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to console a suicidal member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love, and widening political differences ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, reunion, friends, introspection, college graduate, reunited friends, drugs/alcohol, disagreement, depression, suicide attempt, group of friends, emotional breakdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, bittersweet, couples, realism, couple relations, strong female presence, graduation, friends, coincidence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, threesome, couple relations, love and romance, buddies, haunted by the past, sex, passion, break up ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1993, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: new york, europe, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
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SubUrbia (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, cynical, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, racism, alcohol abuse, interracial relations, suburban life, human nature, lifestyle, introspection, showbiz, society, twentysomething life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
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Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, talky ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, on the road, buddies, partners, hopes, self discovery, human nature, couples, couple relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, los angeles, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, college, coming of age, lifestyle, buddies, graduation, twentysomething life, drinking, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, party, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, prague czechoslovakia, milwaukee wisconsin, prague ...
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55%
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Jacknife (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister he lives with when she becomes involved romantically with the army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, vietnam veteran, haunted by the past, siblings relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, homecoming, human nature, loneliness, alcohol abuse, prom, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Boys in the Band (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, gay, love and romance, friends, thirtysomething life, coming out, identity crisis, indoor, farce, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Spring Forward (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen into a relationship approaching father and son. Paul is ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, working class, starting over, human nature, society, odd couple, parents and children, boss and employee, love and romance, hopes, friends, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The New Twenty (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five best friends in their late 20's discover new truths about themselves and the friendships they thought would last forever.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, college, young lovers, best friends, lgbt, self discovery, reunion, addiction, wall street, couples, gays and lesbians, city life ...
Time: 1920s, year 2006, 20s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
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Diner (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: friendship, diner, gambling debt, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, buddies, couples, twentysomething life, youth, introspection, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 32K
The Big Chill (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, witty, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, reunion, regret, midlife crisis, suicide, yuppie, generation gap, cocaine, funeral, group of friends, bittersweet, bat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A driver and a mechanic travel around the United States hopping from drag strip to drag strip in a 1955 Chevy Bel-Air coupe. They race for money, betting with their competitors. The pair gain a young and talkative female stowaway. Along the way they ...
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: car chase, on the road, hitchhiker, mechanic, bet, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, destructive relationship, hippie, gas station, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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September (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.
Style: talky, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, family relations, couples, adultery, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, human nature, friends, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, talky, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: americana, lawyer, culture clash, parents and children, family problems, introspection, society, human nature, dysfunctional family, family relations, suicide, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: usa, kansas, new york, paris france, harvard university ...
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Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, social relations, social differences, youth, americana, save the day, love and romance, family relations, father son relationship, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
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Texasville (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, pregnancy, lovers reunited, reunion, americana, couples, family relations, social relations, friends, bittersweet, best friends, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, sentimental, gloomy, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, youth, lifestyle, society, high school life, friends, family relations, down on your luck, couples ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california
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41%
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, bleak, touching, serious, meditative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, human nature, love affair, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, couples, understanding, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, talky, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wedding, singleness, couple relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, buddies, looking for love, couples, human nature, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Melt with You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Former college friends meet up for a reunion that leads them to face the apparent disillusionment that defines their lives. After a week of excessive drug and alcohol abuse, events lead them to contemplate fulfilling a self destructive pact they ...
Style: talky, serious, disturbing, depressing, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, regret, suicide, cocaine, binge drinking, introspection, haunted by the past, buddies, female police officer, suicide pact, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, student, friendship, loneliness, basketball, liberal, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Indian Runner (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An intensely sad film about two brothers who cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life. One brother sees and feels bad in everyone and everything, subsequently he is violent, antisocial and unable to appreciate or enjoy the good things ...
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, rough, serious ...
Plot: small town, pregnancy, vietnam war, human nature, family problems, brother brother relationship, arson, vandalism, murder, crime, crimes, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, ohio, asia, vietnam, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Joe Gould's Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a voluminous Oral History of the World, a record of 20,000 ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, intellectual, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, writer's life, buddies, human nature, storytelling, secret, reporter, alone in the world, character study, eccentricity, bum ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina, manhattan new york city, harvard university ...
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38%