Movies like Paradise 2013

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Paradise
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, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, self discovery, fish out of water, youth, romance, innocence lost, friendship, twentysomething life, life turned upside down, coming of age, disorder, friends, burn scar, burn victim, church, bartender, hotel room, hotel, prostitute, female protagonist, medication, loss of faith, teenager, bicycle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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Beaver Falls
Comedy, Drama
UK
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Ten Inch Hero
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
102 min.
 7.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about friends, friendship, youth, coming of age, love and romance, couples and self discovery mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Paradise: Uptown Girls (2003), The Anarchist Cookbook (2002), Afternoon Delight (2013), Fat Kid Rules the World (2012), The Dish & the Spoon (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Uptown Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, nanny, shopping, fish out of water, urban, life is a bitch, unlikely friendships, workplace, mentor, childhood, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Anarchist Cookbook
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: talky, clever, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, friendship, romance, coming of age, fighting the system, society, youth, anarchism, friends, teenage life, twentysomething life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
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Afternoon Delight
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life and career that's gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to spice up her marriage and meets McKenna, a stripper ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: drugs/alcohol, self discovery, dull life, friendship, nanny, unfulfillment, boss and employee, couple relations, suburban life, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   69%
    User:   57%
 
Fat Kid Rules the World
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, drugs/alcohol, odd couple, high school, social misfits, rock, coming of age, teenage life, misfit, youth, mentally unstable, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   54%
 
The Dish & the Spoon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two wounded souls commiserate through drinking and aimless wandering while acting out the roles of the happy relationships that elude them in reality. Greta Gerwig and Olly Alexander deliver beautifully-tuned comic performances in their portrayal of ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, young lovers, breakup, life turned upside down, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, infidelity, unlikely couple, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
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System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
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How to Deal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, divorce, drugs/alcohol, friendship, teenagers, relationships, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
Hollywood, je t'aime
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: actor's life, gays and lesbians, transsexual, romance, hollywood, self discovery, looking for love, city life, urban, christmas, gender bending, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, france, los angeles, paris france
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System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
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Calvin Marshall
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: underdog, coming of age, college, romance, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, sport, hopes, athlete's life, young lovers, follow your dream, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
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System:   54%
    User:   65%
 
All the Days Before Tomorrow
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best friends, destiny, road not taken, romance, couples, friends, introspection, self discovery, friendship, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
Happy Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Plot: christmas, drinking, drugs/alcohol, introspection, relationships, family, siblings relations, mentor, existentialism, pornography, life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
Natural Selection
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the past 25 years, she leaves her sheltered world and starts off on a ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: on the road, drugs/alcohol, odd couple, obsessive quest, self discovery, life turned upside down, disorder, parents and children, escapades, family relations, friends, celibacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
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LOL
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: human nature, urban, friendship, looking for love, twentysomething life, computers and web, city life, love and romance, introspection, couple relations, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
 6.2
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Kelly & Cal
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, suburbs, youth, friends, self discovery, teenage life, coming of age, wheelchair, punk rocker, single mother, pottery, audio cassette ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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The Oranges
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, realistic
Plot: drugs/alcohol, romance, dysfunctional family, love and romance, suburbs, family problems, infidelity, life turned upside down, fall in love, marital separation, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   52%
 
Girl in Progress
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, parent child relationship, teenage girl, single mother, family relations, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
 5.2
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Full Grown Men
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: best friends, on the road, mermaid, buddies, school, theme park, self discovery, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, amusement park, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Say When
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Overeducated and underemployed, 28 year old Megan is in the throes of a quarterlife crisis. Squarely into adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to think about her future and no one to relate to, Megan is comfortable lagging a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, single father, drugs/alcohol, school, teenagers, adolescence, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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City Baby
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, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sincere
Plot: coming of age, drugs/alcohol, rock, urban, best friends, twentysomething life, friends, infidelity, city life, love triangle, artists and showbiz, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, oregon, usa, portland oregon
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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Ten Inch Hero
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: witty, realistic, touching, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, looking for love, love, unlikely friendships, relationships, restaurant, love story, twentysomething life, life philosophy, dialogue, honest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
Little Darlings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sexual, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, virginity, teenager, sex, summer camp, best friends, camp, coming-of-age, adolescence, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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Roger Dodger
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.
Style: talky, cynical, clever, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex, virginity, adolescence, drinking, womanizer, relationships, women, dialogue, sexuality, urban, battle of the sexes, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
Madea Goes to Jail
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At long last, Madea returns to the big screen in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA GOES TO JAIL. This time America's favorite irreverent, pistol-packin' grandmomma is raising hell behind bars and lobbying for her freedom...Hallelujer!
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: drugs/alcohol, golden years, farce, crime, prison life, prison, fish out of water, elderly, disorder, goofy hero, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
The Cult of Sincerity
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: talky, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, farce, twentysomething life, dull life, urban, ambition, unfulfillment, friendship, hopes, society, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
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 6.6
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Reality Bites
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, aids, best friends, love, life philosophy, urban, introspection, relationships, college, mentor, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
From Prada to Nada
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A whimsical fish-out-of-water story of two spoiled sisters: Nora (Camilla Belle), a law student, and Mary (Alexa Vega), an undergrad party girl, living with their father in a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills. Mary has become so "90210" ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, social differences, romance, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance, youth, bankrupt, old car, fiesta, tequila ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, california
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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Gravity
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gravity is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Franklyn and Eric Schaeffer. It premiered on April 23, 2010 on Starz in the United States. On June 30, 2010, Starz reported that Gravity had been canceled.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, tragicomedy, cynical ...
Plot: support group, social misfits, city life, hopes, urban, misfit, starting over, suicide, human nature, friendship, twentysomething life, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 6.2
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Adult World
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, workplace, poetry, college, coming of age, college graduate, store, mentor, twentysomething life, teenager, pornography, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
 5.5
 8K
Lola Versus
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just three weeks before her wedding, Lola (Greta Gerwig) finds herself suddenly without a partner when her longtime fiance, Luke (Joel Kinnaman), dumps her. With her 30th birthday looming and being forced to re-enter the New York City dating scene, ...
Style: talky, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, romance, urban, introspection, breakup, life turned upside down, hopes, love and romance, disorder, best friends, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 

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Humboldt County
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: marijuana, wilderness, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, storytelling, adoption, eccentric family, violent, fish out of water, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, medical school
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System:   33%
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How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, family life, romance, store, best friends, feminism, countryside, innocence lost, looking for love, teenage love, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
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