Movies like Return of the Secaucus Seven

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Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980)
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Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980)
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, clever, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic, bleak, cynical, visually appealing ...
Plot: friendship, college, anti war, protest, skinny dipping, weekend, volleyball, youth, politics, friends, love and romance, couples, social differences, society, introspection, human nature, buddies, hopes, couple relations, twentysomething life, memories, group of friends, male nudity, sex, basketball ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, boston, washington d.c., california

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Most similar movies to Return of the Secaucus Seven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and visually appealing films with plots about friendship, dialogue, mentor, relationships, culture clash, drinking alcohol and unlikely friendships mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Return of the Secaucus Seven: Two-Lane Blacktop (1971), Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993), Passion Fish (1992), True Colors (1991), Carnal Knowledge (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, serious, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: car chase, on the road, hitchhiker, mechanic, gas station, bet, destructive relationship, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, hippie, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., santa fe new mexico, tokyo
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100%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, self discovery, friendship, desert, love, highway, road trip, salesman, deaf man, performer's life, youth, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, las vegas, tucson arizona, california ...
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76%
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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: rehabilitation, accident, friendship, disability, strong female presence, paralysis, friends, starting over, life is a bitch, hopes, human nature, homecoming ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 5K
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, serious, captivating, talky, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, political corruption, legal action, college, friendship, betrayal, manipulation, society, political intrigue, campaign, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, battle of the sexes, love triangle, college life, infidelity, midlife crisis, romance, youth ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, clever, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, prostitute, friendship, city life, teenage life, buddies, love and romance, society, romance, opposites attract, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, europe, italy, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
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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, suspense, biting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, suburbs, divorce, adultery, love, dysfunctional family, couple relations, friendship, introspection, human nature, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 8K
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: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, group of friends, friends, college graduate, introspection, reunited friends, disagreement, depression, suicide attempt, emotional breakdown, writer's block, anxiety ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, society, coming of age, fighting the system, state affairs, lifestyle, hopes, youth, couples, friends, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: future, 70s, 60s
Place: switzerland, paris france, europe, france, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: sex, infidelity, threesome, friendship, college, love triangle, couple relations, haunted by the past, buddies, love and romance, passion, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, 90s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, london, europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Casa de los Babys (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of women, including Skipper, the wealthy young Jennifer and the domineering Nan, journey from the United States to South America in hopes of easily adopting children. Unfortunately, their plans are complicated by local laws that require the ...
Style: sincere, touching, melancholic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, follow your dream, social differences, politics, society, orphan, hopes, women, lottery, children, parenthood, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico, south america, canada, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6K
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, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: college, reunited friends, friendship, bittersweet, weekend, couples, realism, friends, graduation, coincidence, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 6K
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, siblings relations, haunted by the past, love and romance, human nature, homecoming, life is a bitch, loneliness, prom, alcohol abuse, depression ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, connecticut, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 10K
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, cynical, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, punk, alcohol abuse, interracial relations, racism, friends, hanging, twentysomething life, human nature, showbiz, introspection, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas, new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 8K
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, serious, touching, talky ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, hopes, buddies, partners, on the road, couples, thirtysomething life, liberal, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, europe, london, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, college, coming of age, graduation, lifestyle, buddies, twentysomething life, student, husband wife relationship, party, roommate, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, parents and children, boss and employee, human nature, down on your luck, society, starting over, buddies, love and romance, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 37K
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, regret, midlife crisis, suicide, cocaine, yuppie, generation gap, funeral, group of friends, bittersweet, bat, sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: semi serious, realistic, sexy, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, college, gay, young lovers, best friends, lgbt, wall street, friends, couples, self discovery, addiction, sexual relations ...
Time: 1920s, year 2006
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, diner, gambling debt, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, love and romance, twentysomething life, introspection, couples, youth, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, new jersey
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40%
I Melt with You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 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: serious, talky, disturbing, depressing, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, suicide, regret, cocaine, binge drinking, introspection, haunted by the past, buddies, policewoman, death of friend, stock broker, hanged man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
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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, friends, human nature, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 3K
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, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, save the day, americana, social differences, social relations, family relations, father son relationship, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, sentimental, talky, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: americana, lawyer, culture clash, society, family problems, human nature, introspection, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, suicide, cancan dance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, kansas, paris france, poland, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, semi serious, humorous, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, bittersweet, performer's life, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, society, single parent, family relations, couples ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, cynical, talky ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, gay interest, gay lead character, coming out, identity crisis, resentment, thirtysomething life, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Scarecrow (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two drifters bum around, visit earthy women and discuss opening a car wash in Pittsburgh.
Style: road movie, sincere, touching, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: drifter, friendship, on the road, self discovery, road trip, introspection, buddies, partners, train travel, bar fight, hitchhiker, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pittsburgh, california, denver colorado, usa, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Gross Anatomy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Slovak is a brilliant first-year med student whose casual, nonconforming approach to life gets tested when he enrolls in Gross Anatomy, the toughest course in med school.
Style: humorous, talky, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: medical school, school, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, misfit, opposites attract, society, hopes, lifestyle, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 2K
Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: small town, friendship, lifestyle, womanizer, young lovers, opposites attract, introspection, youth, romance, society, couples, family problems ...
Place: nebraska, england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
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Another Woman (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, meditative ...
Plot: midlife crisis, eavesdropping, philosophy, depression, human nature, self discovery, writers, psychiatrist, painting, friendship, inadvertently, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%