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Mermaid (2007)
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Mermaid (2007)
Original name: Русалка
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The fanciful tale of an introverted little girl who grows up believing she has the power to make wishes come true. She must reconcile this belief with reality when, as a young woman, she journeys to Moscow and grapples with love, modernity and materialism.
Style: psychological, captivating, stylized, humorous, atmospheric, gothic, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, fable
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, solar eclipse, youth, wish come true, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, bittersweet, love, couples, friendship, society, sex, air disaster, misfit, teenage life, city life, innocence lost, dancing, sea, school, ship, sailor, ballet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia, black sea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, youth, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, parents and children and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Mermaid: Acne (2008), Treading Water (2013), Short Skin (2014), Whole New Thing (2005), Soulless (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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Treading Water (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At first glance, Mica seems a perfectly normal boy. But first glances can often be deceiving... For one, Mica's house is now a museum honouring Guillermo Garibai, the legendary Mexican crooner. Mica spends most of his time there, giving guided ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: first love, youth, fall in love, love and romance, traumatic childhood, family relations, coming of age, misfit, parents and children, high school, boy, self acceptance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Short Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever since he was a child, the seventeen-yearold Edoardo has suffered from a malformation of the foreskin that stops him from masturbating and makes him insecure and ill at ease with girls. Shut up in his sexless microcosm, Edoardo reacts with ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, anxiety, sexuality, teenage boy, family relations, teenage life, teenage love, masturbation, surgery, misfit, youth, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, gay, coming out, youth, teachers and students, lgbt, high school, school, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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Soulless (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's a story of 29-year-old top-manager Max who is really sure he is absolutely successful. All his life is around earning and spending money. But one day he meet a girl who is from another, real, world. And his own world starts to crash down.
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, uplifting, dramatic ...
Plot: materialism, fall in love, beefcake, social differences, love and romance, self discovery, banker, youth, opposites attract, bittersweet, twentysomething life, high society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, st. petersburg russia
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, lifestyle, youth, buddies, society, parents and children, friendship between boys, football ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
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Rocket Science (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends ...
Style: clever, sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, teenage love, friendship, teenage life, debate, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, misfit, love and romance, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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50%
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Somers Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, friendship, social misfits, lifestyle, single parent, society, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, social differences, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, teenage life, fish out of water, social differences, friendship, lifestyle, society, politics, human nature, hopes, city life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
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Autumn Moon (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Japanese tourist, Tokio, meets a 15-year-old Hong Kong girl and her grandmother left behind in Hong Kong while their family emmigrates to Canada.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: food, autumn, immigration, immigrants, family relations, friendship, culture clash, first time, grandparent grandchild relationship, society, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
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Spooner (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Facing eviction from his parent's home on his 30th birthday, a socially awkward guy meets the girl of his dreams and creates his own rules for growing up.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, race against time, workplace, lifestyle, parents and children, boss and employee, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
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Lost Islands (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family with five kids in the 80s get into a crisis when twin brothers fall in love with the same girl.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, twins, coming of age, love triangle, teenage love, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, fall in love, small town, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pieces of Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crazy father old before his time, a tyrannical, sick mother, a sister who disappeared four years ago and me, Erell, who films everything, all the time... A fine family portrait. I live in the same town I've always lived in. You're born ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: youth, parents and children, teenage life, family life, coming of age, unfulfillment, bittersweet, mother daughter relationship, illness, sister sister relationship, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ramon is on the verge of many adolescent discoveries -- and the confusion that goes along with them. Shy and awkward, he's moved from town to town throughout his childhood and believes that life is about winning and losing. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
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Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
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Time: contemporary
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44%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, light, talky, sentimental, feel good ...
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44%
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Winter Break (2003)
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Viscerally experience a "year off" in Aspen, Colorado with a group of recent college grads who have elected to defer graduate school and career opportunities to ski, snow-board, climb, party, fall in love and basically live life to its ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, friendship, society, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, ethnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Inadequate People (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adequacy is relative.Vitalik the main character of the movie seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks as adequate as a human can possibly be. Wait till he drinks and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, uplifting, semi serious, non-linear
Audience: date night, teen drama
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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Frownland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: friends, buddies, misfit, society, love and romance, lifestyle, social misfits, suburbs, fall in love, city life, emotional abuse, mental breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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41%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, feel good ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, family relations, romance, couples, golden years, city life, introspection, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick, takes a turn when Taylor confides in him about the problems of celebrity and the fears of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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The Ketchup Effect (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager's reputation is destroyed when she falls asleep drunk at a party and some boys take provocative photos of her.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: talky, humorous, sincere, mumblecore, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, friendship, introspection, youth, couple relations, computers and web, human nature, love and romance, misfit, twentysomething life, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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So Much Water (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Mexico, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A family vacation is bogged down by unrelenting rain, as a teenage girl and her divorced father try to find common ground.
Style: humorous, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, vacation, father daughter relationship, teenager, family relations, resort, parents and children, family problems, confined, siblings relations, hotel, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Turning Green (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, society, youth, love and romance, hopes, getting home, juvenile delinquency, family relations, overnight success, fall in love, bittersweet ...
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Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Grown Ups (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every year, Albert buys his daughter an initiatory journey to a European country. For her 17th birthday he chooses a trip to Sweden to look for a Viking's treasure. When they arrive in the rented house, it is occupied by Anika and Christine, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, art house
Plot: treasure hunt, single parent, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples, teenage love, parents and children, summer, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
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