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, society, car accident, youth, friends, romance, disorder, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down, fish out of water, innocence lost, twentysomething life, sexual content, female director, teenager, prostitute, hotel, bartender, bicycle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas

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Most similar movies to Paradise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about friendship, friends, youth, society, coming of age, love and romance and self discovery mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Paradise: Funeral Kings (2012), Confessions of a Womanizer (2014), One Too Many Mornings (2010), All Together Now (2013), 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: altar boy, profanity, youth, friendship, coming of age, best friends, group of friends, teenage boy, buddies, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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, transsexual, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, church, wedding, friendship, self discovery, reunion, odd couple, buddies, addiction, redemption, vandalism, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, concert, youth, society, recklessness, escapades, meaningful kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, couples, dull life, self discovery, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, coming of age, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, teenage life, fighting the system, dark humor, society, youth, fall in love, friendship, college dropout, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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60%
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, cynical, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friends, society, self discovery, friendship, dull life, ambition, youth, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, buddies, couples, dark humor, bittersweet, death of mother, dealing with death, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage sexuality, school, prostitute, family relations, teenage boy, society, youth, lifestyle, sexual awakening, disco, tennis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, profanity, life turned upside down, drug ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 173
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: love triangle, friends, friendship, social misfits, rabbit, female director, bicycle, pig, knife, woman slaps man
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, young lovers, couples, suburbs, midlife crisis, womanizer, society, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prayer, play, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sexual, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, society, youth, innocence lost, high school life, coming of age, teenager, sexuality, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, semi serious, cynical, light, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, reunion, life turned upside down, lottery, female director, teenage boy, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 156
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, love and romance, friends, suburban life, unfulfillment, disability, suburbs, injury, rivalry, jousting, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, friendship, society, strong female presence, love and romance, urban, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, buddies, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, thailand, asia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Flats (2002)
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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, youth, love and romance, human nature, unemployment, friendship between men, friendship, coming of age, friends, courtroom drama, siblings relations, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, friends, best friends, life turned upside down, family relations, friendship, baby, couple relations, woman, weakness, adoption, husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: college, odd couple, friends, college life, disorder, fish out of water, prodigy, youth, coming of age, social relations, misfit, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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43%
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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: humorous, realistic, sexy, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, infidelity, love triangle, youth, friends, twentysomething life, city life, dishonesty, grownups, moving, party, apathy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, oregon, portland oregon, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: overweight, friendship, youth, street kid, self discovery, parents and children, misfit, music band, drugs/alcohol, unsupportive parent, suicidal, punk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, light ...
Plot: chosen one, self discovery, society, family relations, oracle, life turned upside down, deadend life, farce, destiny, brother brother relationship, suicide attempt, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south america, los angeles, colombia, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: college, bookstore, introspection, student life, social relations, youth, fall in love, philosophy, church, college life, campus, pinata ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, youth, friends, physical appearance, misfit, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, bittersweet
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Kelly & Cal (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Punk-rocker turned suburban mom, Kelly, is nostalgic for a life she can no longer have and uncertain of a future she doesn’t yet fit in. Seventeen-year-old Cal is frustrated at his lack of control over the hand he's been dealt. When the two ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: wheelchair, friendship, bored housewife, youth, teenage life, self discovery, punk rocker, single mother, suburbs, older woman younger man relationship, wheelchair bound, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 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, contemplative, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, college, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, reunion, estrangement, society, best friends, lifestyle, hopes, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 3K
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: humorous, cynical, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace, workplace situations, unfulfillment, self discovery, introspection, happiness, love, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, teenage love, society, youth, high school life, social misfits, physical appearance, self discovery, social relations, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: semi serious, cynical, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, life turned upside down, dark humor, disorder, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%