Movies that are like Riding in Cars with Boys

If you like "Riding in Cars with Boys" you are probably looking for sentimental, touching, semi serious and realistic movies of Biography, Comedy and Drama genre about / that have / with drug addiction, writer's life, coming of age, parenthood, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage and destiny themes shot in USA.
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 6.5
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Riding in Cars with Boys
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, reflective, dramatic, humorous, sad, emotional, melancholic, bad ending, road movie, intense, inspirational, heartbreaking, harsh, depressing
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: drug addiction, writer's life, coming of age, parenthood, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, destiny, life, adolescence, childhood, dreams, self discovery, youth, depression, mentor, friendship, teenager, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, unlikely friendships, baby, family, weed, becoming an adult, wife, puberty, dream, coming-of-age, hopes, small town, teenagers, addiction, high school, storytelling, drinking, life philosophy, culture clash, catastrophe, family drama, adaptation, fantasy world, brutality, redemption, runaway, unfulfillment, women, drugs, transformation, writers, school, loneliness, cancer, honest, dysfunctional family, couples, dialogue, aging, nudity (full frontal - brief), family problems, vengeance, first contact, happy ending, family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, couple relations, society, single parent, heroin, woman, female director, pregnant bride, scholarship, heroin addict, autism, forbidden love, poet, manic depression, marital problem, bankruptcy, baby born, expectant father, working class, diaper change, birth, trailer home, unrequited love, caught having sex, teenage pregnancy, education, marijuana, pregnant wife, childbirth, unemployment, police officer, italian american, car, dysfunctional marriage, absent father, urination, pregnant teenager, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, flash forward, falling down stairs, teenage boy, swimming pool, police car, single mother, girl, loser, sex, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, christmas, crying, boy, book, defecation, friend, wedding, flashback, college, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, party, pornography, death
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
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Breaking Away
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
USA
101 min.
 7.7
The Way Way Back
Comedy, Drama
USA
103 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to Riding in Cars with Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, realistic and humorous films with plots including culture clash, mentor, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, catastrophe and friendship themes mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Riding in Cars with Boys: It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010), Anywhere But Here (1999), Mermaids (1990), House of D (2004), Say When (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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It's Kind of a Funny Story
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: touching, funny, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, depressing, sentimental, realistic, dramatic, melancholic, sweet, emotional, bad ending, absurd, harsh, enigmatic, reflective, intense, witty, clever, cerebral
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, coming of age, suicide, teenager, friendship, mentor, drugs/alcohol, adolescence, hospital, suicide attempt, loneliness, teenagers, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, psychiatric ward, teenage life, storytelling, destiny, mental institution, life, psychiatry, creativity, parenthood, runaway, life philosophy, happy ending, high school, school, adaptation, drinking, redemption, honest, youth, parallel universe, childhood, relationships, solitude, dreams, sarcasm, existentialism, catastrophe, fantasy world, cancer, transformation, self discovery, social misfits, love, doctors, dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Anywhere But Here
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, clever, road movie, heartbreaking, feel good, dramatic, melancholic, humorous, intense, sexy, harsh, light
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, small town, parents and children, family drama, relationships, women, loneliness, adolescence, hopes, family, dream, dysfunctional family, hollywood, parenthood, teenager, love and romance, culture clash, unlikely friendships, pornography, divorce, mentor, runaway, single father, friendship, fantasy world, drinking, catastrophe, father daughter relationship, dialogue, youth, redemption, first contact, life philosophy, life, secrets, destiny, family relations, teenagers, depression, police investigation, coming-of-age, adoption, sacrifice, social relations, interracial romance, death, storytelling, marriage, vengeance
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   95%
 
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 6.6
 25K
Mermaids
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sweet, feel good, humorous, sexy, melancholic, romantic, light, emotional, funny, talky, dramatic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, mother daughter relationship, romance, single parent, coming-of-age, women, adolescence, parents and children, swimming, kennedy assassination, eccentric family, jewish girl, gynecological exam, bell tower, bell ringing, dress, family, family drama, relationships, teenager, runaway, childhood, mentor, culture clash, unlikely friendships, jewish, fall in love, catastrophe, dialogue, period piece, pornography, family life, parenthood, love and romance, friendship, virginity, storytelling, brutality, police investigation, adaptation, fantasy world, youth, self discovery, obsession, death, divorce, destiny, love story, first contact
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1963
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   93%
 
 7.0
 8K
House of D
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, dramatic, clever, light, reflective, inspirational, interesting, intense, harsh, bad ending, awful, emotional, sad, disturbing, surreal, intellectual
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, adolescence, best friends, coming-of-age, mentor, childhood, mentally challenged, pornography, storytelling, school, single parent, unlikely friendships, self discovery, destiny, culture clash, writers, gangs, gangsters, catastrophe, parenthood, teacher, happy ending, runaway, parents and children, urban, haunted by the past, lone hero, writing, disability, depression, mental illness, death, fantasy world, honest, teenage life, women, sexualized violence, manipulation, dysfunctional family, secrets, prison, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital, suicide attempt, immortality, relationships, transformation, bullying
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: europe, new york, france, usa, new jersey, tokyo, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   89%
 
 6.4
 36K
Say When
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic, touching, romantic, mumblecore, sweet, bad ending, tricky, clever, dramatic, harsh, entertaining, absurd
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, teenagers, drugs/alcohol, adolescence, high school, coming-of-age, single father, unlikely friendships, female protagonist, adolescence vs adulthood, mentor, runaway, depression, relationships, drinking, parent child relationship, youth, school, friends, catastrophe, transformation, childhood, life, best friends, pornography, honest, unlikely couple, destiny, fantasy world, dialogue, parents and children, cheating, complex characters, dysfunctional family, bullying, segregation, life philosophy, twentysomething life, virginity, storytelling, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), first contact, existentialism, justice, life turned upside down, college, adaptation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   71%
 
Outside Providence
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, funny, realistic, sentimental, harsh, melancholic, feel good, sweet, intense, interesting, dramatic, dark humor, road movie
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, boarding school, teenager, high school, weed, romance, writer's life, drugs, coming-of-age, parents and children, adolescence, drinking, brothers, school, father son relationship, working class, friendship, high school life, mentor, road trip, unlikely friendships, foul language, storytelling, redemption, childhood, dumb, runaway, teenage life, suicide, sex, revenge, police, love, flashback, college, humiliation, prank, party, student, drug abuse, drug addiction, depression, accident, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenagers, small town, culture clash, dialogue, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, connecticut, usa, campus, new jersey, new england, arizona, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   70%
 
The Way Way Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: realistic, touching, witty, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, dramatic, sweet, funny, feel good, depressing, reflective, emotional, clever, melancholic, earnest, interesting, harsh, cerebral, enigmatic, dark humor
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, adolescence, dysfunctional family, mentor, coming-of-age, summer, childhood, unlikely friendships, loneliness, theme park, relationships, runaway, vacation, teenagers, divorce, depression, parenthood, family drama, drinking, honest, destiny, dialogue, classic car, bullying, underdog, youth, shyness, transformation, writers, small town, job, bicycle, neighbor, family, storytelling, life, pornography, conversation, awkwardness, beach, school, friends, life philosophy, redemption, children, stereotypes, catastrophe, justice
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   59%
 
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She's Having a Baby
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, witty, romantic, cynical, light, melancholic, surreal, sweet, intense, reflective, dramatic, harsh, emotional, entertaining, stylized, suspense
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, marriage, single parent, romance, relationships, self discovery, suburbs, family, destiny, couple relations, life, love story, newlywed, high school, childhood, friendship, catastrophe, mentor, looking for love, dialogue, writers, vengeance, creativity, parents and children, storytelling, gunfight, first contact, hospital, betrayal, transformation, shopping, fantasy world, happy ending, stereotypes, runaway, life philosophy, singleness, paranoia, unlikely friendships, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, culture clash, divorce, adolescence vs adulthood, natural disaster, redemption, lone hero, drinking, adultery
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   69%
 
 6.8
 23K
Now and Then
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, feel good, sweet, clever, melancholic, dramatic, inspirational
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, childhood, small town, adolescence, unlikely friendships, oldies, women, best friends, coming-of-age, male nudity, self discovery, teenager, mentor, runaway, truth or dare, photocopier, gynecologist, female friendship, reunion, pornography, destiny, revenge, storytelling, adolescence vs adulthood, pregnancy, bullying, school, divorce, vengeance, chase, catastrophe, classic car, fantasy world, teenage life, adventure, death, betrayal, culture clash, family, dialogue, brutality, teenagers, adaptation, love, children, transformation, secrets, youth, stereotypes
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, year 1991, year 1970, 1990s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   81%
 
 6.6
 20K
Thumbsucker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, melancholic, clever, bleak, depressing, stylized, humorous, reflective, harsh, witty, dark humor, sentimental, psychological, ironic, talky, emotional, touching, interesting, dramatic, cerebral, enigmatic, surreal
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, addiction, adolescence, self discovery, drugs, drug addiction, youth, parenthood, mentor, depression, coming-of-age, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, suburbs, eccentric family, relationships, life philosophy, family drama, loneliness, teenager, pornography, teenagers, teenage life, life, drinking, storytelling, crime gone awry, becoming an adult, first time, family, hypnosis, teenage crush, psychology, marijuana, honest, adaptation, mental illness, redemption, runaway, weed, nudity (topless - notable), childhood, teacher, hopes, writers, multiple storylines, friendship, catastrophe, destiny
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   61%
 
Peggy Sue Got Married
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, sweet, touching, melancholic, romantic, light, reflective, talky, absurd
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, time travel, destiny, romance, introspection, childhood, couple relations, adolescence, teenager, road not taken, mentor, unlikely friendships, high school reunion, life & death, bullying, americana, time, transformation, teenagers, runaway, dreams, friendship, catastrophe, geek, divorce, hopes, travel, existentialism, alternate timeline, life philosophy, aging, nerds, love and romance, dialogue, family, life, fantasy world, unfulfillment, storytelling, first contact, coming of age, redemption, culture clash, school, couples, adaptation, teenage life, alternate reality, drinking, classic car
Time: future, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 80s, 1950s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   73%
 
Smoke Signals
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: touching, witty, semi serious, road movie, humorous, realistic, reflective, melancholic, feel good, offbeat, harsh, dramatic, emotional, bleak, earnest, sentimental, talky, sincere, biblical
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, self discovery, native americans, indians, coming of age, on the road, storytelling, childhood, father son relationship, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age, life & death, culture clash, mentor, adolescence, death in the family, prejudice, road trip, stereotypes, loneliness, runaway, life philosophy, parenthood, haunted by the past, fantasy world, family bonds, depression, destiny, life, dysfunctional family, drinking, identity, honest, father-son relationship, escapades, existentialism, catastrophe, redemption, ethnic conflict, small town, transformation, solitude, idealism, memory, fight scenes, bollywood, family drama, dialogue, poetry, philosophy
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, phoenix arizona, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   57%
 
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, harsh, sentimental, bleak, reflective, touching, sexual, bad ending, enigmatic, stylized, talky, road movie, satirical, interesting, dark humor
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, high school, drugs/alcohol, coming-of-age, dysfunctional family, relationships, adolescence, parents and children, loneliness, writers, family drama, life & death, drinking, teenager, eccentric family, mentor, life philosophy, gay, complex characters, childhood, teenagers, family, pornography, suicide attempt, friends, existentialism, adventure, storytelling, sexualized violence, transformation, drugs, dialogue, fantasy world, character study, writing, parenthood, culture clash, catastrophe, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), adaptation, life, male nudity, redemption, stereotypes, unlikely friendships, youth, fight scenes, brutality
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, new york state, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
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A Simple Twist of Fate
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, dramatic, emotional, sad, sweet, humorous, inspirational, light, melancholic, harsh, earnest, stylized, talky, surprise ending, heartbreaking
Plot: adoption, self discovery, adaptation, literature, childhood, mentor, parents and children, runaway, storytelling, small town, loneliness, destiny, children, happy ending, teacher, redemption, death, custody, fantasy world, catastrophe, family, divorce, dialogue, hopes, distopia, book, single father, secrets, youth, holiday, culture clash, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), time, transformation, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, family problems, life & death, vengeance, life, family relations, family drama, hospital, first contact, babies and infants, identity, lone hero, revenge, legal action
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 19th century, 1960s
Place: usa, virginia, kindergarten, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
 5.9
 3K
For Keeps?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sweet, touching, light, melancholic, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, adoption, pregnancy, babies and infants, college, small town, destiny, love story, teenagers, single parent, parenthood, family, mentor, love, young lovers, happy ending, finnish, teenager, women, parents and children, school, marriage, catastrophe, teenage love, underdog, life, lame, divorce, adolescence vs adulthood, storytelling, abortion, cancer, vengeance, shopping, transformation, dysfunctional family, death, chase, fantasy world, high school life, dialogue, culture clash, natural disaster, coming of age, lone hero, justice, first contact, drinking, brutality
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
Real Women Have Curves
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic, captivating, humorous, sexy, sentimental, sweet, talky, interesting, melancholic, reflective, intense
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, women, parents and children, stereotypes, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, family, coming-of-age, family drama, runaway, rebellion, urban, family business, adolescence, teenager, secrets, virginity, guilt, physical appearance, sisters, children, high school, beauty pageant, identity, relationships, parenthood, destiny, latinx lead, school, working class, pornography, mentor, idealism, college, family bonds, immigrants, vengeance, adaptation, prejudice, catastrophe, teenagers, childhood, dialogue, fantasy world, honest, youth, chase, islam, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   48%
 
 7.7
 19K
Breaking Away
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, melancholic, inspirational, captivating, reflective, bleak, talky, sentimental, dramatic, witty, surprise ending, harsh
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, underdog, sport, coming-of-age, college, racing, adolescence, father son relationship, working class, childhood, mentor, unlikely friendships, runaway, teenager, honest, cycling, life philosophy, dialogue, race, culture clash, fantasy world, dreams, loneliness, storytelling, segregation, drinking, bicycle race, bicycle, high school, depression, redemption, destiny, life, idealism, ambition, parenthood, character study, transformation, life & death, father-son relationship, rivalry, youth, chases and races, friends, buddies, contests and competitions, social differences, adolescence vs adulthood
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
 6.1
 32K
Uptown Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, emotional, sweet, sad, sexy, romantic, dramatic, melancholic, funny, harsh, bad ending, light, inspirational, sentimental, awful, idiotic, entertaining
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: nanny, friendship, fish out of water, coming of age, urban, unlikely friendships, workplace, mentor, childhood, life is a bitch, catastrophe, happy ending, single father, runaway, women, death, stereotypes, coming-of-age, shopping, redemption, dialogue, family, youth, storytelling, children, family relations, life philosophy, destiny, first contact, disorder, aging, fantasy world, life & death, police investigation, adaptation, pornography, brutality, lone hero, love story, culture clash, transformation, city life, honest, high school, life, romance, dumb, self discovery, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
Movie in collections
The Flamingo Kid
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, thought provoking, melancholic, light, talky, stylized, suspense, entertaining, interesting, harsh, clever
Audience: teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, mentor, romance, coming-of-age, parents and children, runaway, childhood, social differences, nightclub, beach resort, summer job, gambler, dialogue, love and romance, working class, adaptation, catastrophe, gangsters, storytelling, unlikely friendships, brutality, culture clash, transformation, life, fantasy world, greed, cars, underdog, destiny, adolescence, rebellion, bullying, family, poker, college, lone hero, crime gone awry, society, school, nudity (topless - notable), weapons, redemption, betrayal, parallel universe, youth, first contact, vengeance, twists & turns, dark hero
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 80s, year 1963
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   43%
 
Slums of Beverly Hills
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: humorous, clever, sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, funny, melancholic, talky, reflective, dark humor, stylized, disturbing, witty, sexual, harsh, sexy, bad ending, sentimental, dramatic, entertaining, absurd
Plot: coming of age, single father, dysfunctional family, coming-of-age, single parent, parenthood, adolescence, family drama, drugs, pornography, parents and children, secrets, family, drug addiction, sarcasm, storytelling, culture clash, social differences, runaway, sexual abuse, nomad, incest, sex, brothers, teenage life, loneliness, dialogue, teenager, brutality, depression, nudity (full frontal - brief), jewish, adaptation, sexualized violence, writers, mentor, catastrophe, family bonds, teenagers, obsession, police investigation, family life, twists & turns, weed, childhood, poverty, virginity, crime gone awry, gangsters, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
 6.7
 1K
Just Looking
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: sexual, touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sexy, intense, entertaining, interesting, feel good, emotional, melancholic, earnest, idiotic, dramatic, talky
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: voyeurism, sex, teenager, friendship, coming of age, adolescence, young lovers, coming-of-age, childhood, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, police investigation, couple relations, justice, prejudice, vampire human love, corruption, obsession, drinking, forbidden love, pornography, storytelling, life, infidelity, nurse, destiny, memory, adaptation, alter ego, violence, unlikely friendships, male nudity, bullying, romance, sexuality, teenage boy, neighbor, island, mentor, stereotypes, murder, road trip, aging, moral ambiguity, catastrophe, first contact, runaway, family, culture clash, manipulation
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
 6.2
 21K
Mystic Pizza
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous, sexy, light, clever, melancholic, entertaining
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, best friends, relationships, women, coming-of-age, friendship, unlikely friendships, love story, sisters, happy ending, siblings relations, shopping, mentor, runaway, small town life, high school, commitment, lobster, childhood, love, marriage, pornography, betrayal, teenager, catastrophe, destiny, hopes, stereotypes, family, rebellion, teenagers, secrets, love and romance, culture clash, divorce, guilty pleasure, british, wedding, youth, chase, school, wine, lone hero, nudity (full frontal - brief), life philosophy, dialogue, brutality, sex
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
 5.7
 9K
How to Deal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, romantic, sexy, idiotic, light, ridiculous, awful, sweet, humorous, feel good, dramatic, bad ending
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, high school, teenager, teenagers, coming of age, pregnancy, drugs/alcohol, friendship, divorce, relationships, adolescence, hip hop, teenage life, suburbs, school, cheerleading, stereotypes, catastrophe, vampire human love, love and romance, internet, dialogue, youth, stupidity, nerds, adaptation, love, family relations, family, mentor, adoption, fight scenes, happy ending, fantasy world, death, sisters, friends, pornography, lame, first contact, wedding, women, best friends, life philosophy, love story, couple relations, virginity, drinking, teenage love, destiny
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
Movie in collections
 7.2
 23K
Mask
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, sad, uplifting, inspirational, sweet, compassionate, melancholic, dramatic, sincere, heartbreaking, feel good, depressing
Plot: disability, coming of age, single parent, childhood, courage, mentor, human spirit, unlikely friendships, teenager, friendship, life, hospital, parents and children, drinking, destiny, storytelling, tragedy, family, life philosophy, love, gangs, rocker, falling in love, runaway, coming-of-age, teenage love, life & death, bullying, transformation, school, camp, catastrophe, depression, dreams, culture clash, honest, physical appearance, relationships, prejudice, adolescence, motorcycle, blindness, loneliness, death, redemption, small town, dialogue, fight scenes, hopes, love and romance
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
Where the Heart Is
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, sweet, realistic, humorous, romantic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, dramatic, interesting, sad
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, starting over, pregnancy, romance, destiny, single parent, women, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, catastrophe, happy ending, family, change, supermarket, teenage pregnancy, baby, mentor, life, culture clash, adaptation, life philosophy, shopping, life is a bitch, love story, hospital, surveillance, justice, friends, transformation, chocolate, dialogue, childhood, love and romance, prejudice, sacrifice, storytelling, runaway, idealism, beautiful scenery, youth, vengeance, first contact, sisters, family relations, drinking, natural disaster, redemption, parenthood
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oklahoma, usa, tennessee, california, mississippi, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
 6.7
 12K
With Honors
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, inspirational, emotional, feel good, sweet, gloomy, dramatic, romantic, humorous, reflective, sad, road movie, earnest, intellectual
Plot: friendship, college, homeless, life, mentor, destiny, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, redemption, disability, college life, father son relationship, underdog, transformation, existentialism, happy ending, social relations, coming of age, childhood, drinking, catastrophe, law school, hospital, first contact, bum, college student, human nature, mental illness, survival, philosophy, justice, death, sacrifice, solitude, life & death, self discovery, storytelling, vengeance, loneliness, love story, honest, dialogue, cancer, natural disaster, shopping, single father, social differences, father-son relationship, lone hero, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
 6.7
 3K
Tumbleweeds
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, touching, dramatic, realistic, road movie, sentimental, intense, sweet, feel good, light, melancholic, clever, sincere, interesting, witty, harsh, entertaining, emotional, sexy, absurd
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, on the road, single parent, relationships, runaway, self discovery, coming of age, women, friendship, unlikely friendships, couple relations, school, father daughter relationship, drinking, happy ending, storytelling, character study, family, redemption, secrets, british, single mother, dysfunctional family, dialogue, parents and children, coming-of-age, depression, culture clash, mentor, writers, catastrophe, crime gone awry, brutality, corruption, betrayal, sexualized violence, road trip, manipulation, small town, stereotypes, adaptation, parenthood, adolescence, childhood, couples, honest, loneliness, family drama, race issues, police investigation
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, south carolina, west virginia, san diego california, tennessee, north carolina, arizona, kentucky, louisiana, missouri
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
The Four Seasons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, talky, touching, witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, funny, emotional, dramatic, melancholic, reflective, sweet, romantic, light, intense, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, divorce, unlikely friendships, relationships, human nature, marriage, dialogue, mentor, couple relations, love story, cancer, life philosophy, drinking, mental illness, romance, wilderness, loneliness, destiny, redemption, vacation, life & death, midlife crisis, life, adultery, honest, family, stereotypes, multiple storylines, storytelling, writers, catastrophe, alter ego, culture clash, coming of age, aging, beautiful scenery, couples, parenthood, depression, happy ending, character study, love, runaway, hospital, friends, childhood, writing, infidelity, best friends, crumbling marriage
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 

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Unstrung Heroes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic, dramatic, cerebral, reflective, talky, heartbreaking, harsh, offbeat, depressing, scenic, enigmatic, light, atmospheric, intense, sad, absurd
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, single parent, cancer, mental illness, coming-of-age, childhood, human nature, storytelling, jews, jewish, eccentricity, parents and children, mentor, depression, poetry, culture clash, schizophrenia, life & death, family, parenthood, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, redemption, terminal illness, eccentric family, crazy, runaway, destiny, beautiful scenery, unlikely friendships, creativity, life, solitude, secrets, guilt, dialogue, insanity, family drama, transformation, life philosophy, death, twists & turns, hospital, corruption, adaptation, family life, gunfight, paranoid
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
Terms of Endearment
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, heartbreaking, dramatic, witty, melancholic, captivating, earnest, sad, intense, reflective, romantic, interesting, compassionate, humorous
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cancer, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, opposites attract, relationships, parenthood, marriage, adultery, character study, tragedy, friendship, unlikely friendships, drinking, love, dysfunctional family, love story, family, honest, storytelling, destiny, hospital, life philosophy, death, parents and children, culture clash, mentor, loneliness, astronaut, single mother, complex characters, terminal illness, women, depression, cheating, neighbor neighbor relationship, manipulation, dialogue, catastrophe, life, runaway, redemption, multiple storylines, childhood, dishonesty, courage, sacrifice, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, new york, houston texas, manhattan new york city, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
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