Movies like Paradise 2013

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Paradise (2013)
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Paradise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After surviving a plane crash a young conservative woman suffers a crisis of faith.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, coming of age, church, female protagonist, crisis of faith, air disaster, car accident, society, empire, youth, romance, friends, sexual content, innocence lost, disorder, fish out of water, twentysomething life, life turned upside down, teenager, prostitute, hotel, bartender, nightclub, bicycle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about friendship, friends, society, youth, coming of age, disorder and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Paradise: Funeral Kings (2012), Confessions of a Womanizer (2014), All Together Now (2013), One Too Many Mornings (2010), The Trouble with Bliss (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, group of friends, altar boy, friendship, best friends, teenage boy, sexual content, teenage life, friends, buddies, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, prostitute, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, disorder, society, love and romance, looking for sex, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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All Together Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Youth, in all its messy, drunken glory, is the connective thread at an all night noise-rock concert in the woods, where a motley assortment of music lovers prove that it isn’t always darkest before the dawn.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, rock, lifestyle, musician, flirting, youth, society, escapades, recklessness, forest, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: wedding, church, friendship, self discovery, odd couple, buddies, addiction, redemption, alcohol abuse, coming of age, vandalism, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: thirtysomething life, disorder, dull life, self discovery, couples, coming of age, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
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72%
The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A movie about a young honors student-turned-anarchist, Puck, and his group of anarchist friends living peacefully in a Dallas commune until a nihilist, Johnny Black, appears with The Anarchist Cookbook and completely destroys their way of life.
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, fighting the system, teenage life, society, youth, dark humor, friendship, fall in love, college dropout, sexual content, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austin texas, usa, texas
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The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: society, self discovery, friendship, friends, ambition, lifestyle, youth, dull life, unfulfillment, hopes, twentysomething life, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, dark humor, bittersweet, buddies, couples, death of mother, disorder, couple relations, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Quitters (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quitters tells the story of the Raymans, a wealthy Jewish family that's falling apart. The son, Clark, is a bright and curious high schooler with a talent for manipulation. As his mother May enters treatment for a pill addiction, and he and his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, family life, youth, social relations, disorder, innocence lost, high school life, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Acne (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage sexuality, school, prostitute, teenage boy, older woman teenage boy sex, youth, lifestyle, society, sexual awakening, friendship, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
God Send Me a Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stage play about a young lady in her 20's who keeps dating the wrong men, her friends and family try to make her see what she's doing wrong but she learns on her own that that the man she really needed was right in front of her the whole ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, couples, young lovers, youth, society, womanizer, midlife crisis, suburbs, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christian, looking for love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Don Peyote (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ordinary guy delves deep into counterculture, conspiracy theories and the like as he tries to discern the structure of society.
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: stoners, obsession, losing-it hero, disorder, conspiracy theory, friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, end of the world, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, drugs, profanity
Time: 21st century, year 2012, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.4
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Worst Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: WORST FRIENDS is the story of two childhood friends who are forced to re-think their friendship as adults. When Jake (Richard Tanne) is injured in a car accident, the only person willing to take care of him is his childhood friend Sam (Noah Barrow). ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, love and romance, friends, unfulfillment, disability, suburban life, rivalry, society, suburbs, childhood friend, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, society, lifestyle, youth, friendship, teenage life, coming of age, high school life, innocence lost, teenager, high school, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, scenic ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, survival, nature, journey, around the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Flats tells a cautionary tale of friendship and desire played out among a group of 20-somethings transitioning into adulthood. Main character Harper and his buddies make the most of their freedom prior to an impending court-ordered jail ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, youth, unemployment, human nature, friendship, friendship between men, coming of age, friends, siblings relations, courtroom drama, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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City Baby (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sexy. Style-conscious. Extreme love affairs. Complicated friendships. Life happens all too quickly when Cloey is reluctantly plucked from her comfort zone and complete reliance on others is overturned – a secure relationship with her boyfriend ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, infidelity, love triangle, youth, friends, dishonesty, twentysomething life, city life, grownups, party, moving, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, portland oregon, oregon, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Funny Bunny (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gene spends his days canvassing about childhood obesity. One day he canvasses Titty, an emotionally-arrested 19-year-old who has successfully sued his own father to win back a large inheritance and gotten himself disowned in the process. Gene ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: friends, love triangle, social misfits, friendship, rabbit, bicycle, pig, woman slaps man, knife, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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HairBrained (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 14 year old genius gets rejected by Harvard and ends up at a much lower ranked school where he makes friends with a mature student.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, college, odd couple, friends, college life, prodigy, disorder, fish out of water, silly humor, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, depression, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, love, introspection, happiness, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Fat Kid Rules the World (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A dropout comes to the aid of a chubby and suicidal high-school kid by recruiting him as the drummer for his upstart punk-rock band.
Style: touching, melancholic, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, overweight, friendship, youth, street kid, parents and children, music band, misfit, unsupportive parent, suicidal, coming of age, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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60%
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Happy 140 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, lottery, life turned upside down, meeting, lighthouse, sister sister relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blue Like Jazz (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man must find his own way as his Southern Baptist roots don't seem to be acceptable at his new liberal arts college.
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: college, introspection, youth, social relations, student life, fall in love, philosophy, bookstore, christian, church, writers, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas, oregon, texas, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Chosen One (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul is an ordinary man who is at the end of his rope. He hates his job, his beautiful wife has left him, and his mother and gay, Buddhist-monk brother constantly remind him of his shortcomings. Although Paul doesn't know it yet, his life is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: chosen one, brother brother relationship, suicide attempt, self discovery, family relations, society, life turned upside down, oracle, destiny, farce, deadend life, car salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south america, colombia, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Chubby (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chubby is the nickname of Kevin, a 12 years old kid already weights 100 kilos (220.46 lb). If he keeps devours fries, pastries and ice cream everyday, he's gonna have heart attack sooner or later unless he decides to change his diet to turn ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, friends, physical appearance, youth, coming of age, bittersweet, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, misfit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
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You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, humorous, mumblecore ...
Plot: alienation, misfit, mentally unstable, introspection, unfulfillment, social misfits, society, friendship, self discovery, love and romance, looking for love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: What happens when you graduate from college, only to find that jobs are practically nonexistent and your best friends aren't what they seem? Four old friends reunite after college graduation. The conversation quickly turns sour, and a series of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, atmospheric, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, college, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, unfulfillment, estrangement, society, best friends, lifestyle, hopes, friends, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Second year high school student Kodaka Hasegawa has transferred to his new school about a month ago, but he still hasn't made any friends. Kodaka Hasegawa was born from a Japanese father and a British mother. Because of his appearance, people ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, youth, teenage love, society, high school life, physical appearance, social misfits, self discovery, love and romance, teenage life, social relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: birthday, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, siblings relations, friendship, food, infidelity, birthday party, fight, abortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
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Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, dark humor, disorder, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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57%