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Santa Fe (1997)
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Santa Fe (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Paul Thomas is an ex-cop who happened to be the sole survivor of a mass cult suicide in Wyoming. He returns to his home town of Santa Fe in order to put his life back together. However, soon he realizes that his ex-wife is sucked into new-age philosophies. Trying to save his daughter from the cults, he finds self-help guru Eleanor who happens to be a very attractive woman.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, religions or cults, love and romance, fall in love, haunted by the past, couples, rehabilitation, dangerous attraction, crumbling marriage, rescue, uncover truth, suicide, cult, ex cop, mass suicide, police officer, religious cult, new age
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa, new mexico

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Most similar movies to Santa Fe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and serious films with plots about love and romance, couples, couple relations, romance, friends, obsession and fall in love mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Santa Fe: What Goes Up (2009), Finding Amanda (2008), I Am an S+M Writer (2000), Mr. Vincent (1997), I'll Take You There (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 2K
What Goes Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the mid-80's when a reporter is sent to cover the Challenger Space Shuttle launch only to become mixed up in the lives of some local students.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: high school, dangerous attraction, journalism, introspection, couples, obsession, youth, fall in love, uncover truth, teachers and students, lifestyle, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: new hampshire, usa
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95%
Finding Amanda (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehab.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: rehabilitation, gambling, prostitution, niece, redemption, rescue, love and romance, couple relations, obsessive quest, couples, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
I Am an S+M Writer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kurosaki (Ren Osugi) is an erotic novelist who uses his editor and a hired model to act out scenarios in his living room he will use for inspiration in his writing. His wife Shizuko (YĆ“ko Hoshi) calls him a pervert but we soon learn that what ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: obsession, writer's life, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, husband wife relationship, erotica, bondage, extramarital affair, sexuality, filmmaker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.6
 104
Mr. Vincent (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tale of obsession and jealousy
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: destructive relationship, introspection, human nature, couples, family problems, danger, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, musician's life, love and romance, dangerous attraction, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
I'll Take You There (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman forces a man to move forward with his life after his wife dumps him.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: store, wild ride, friends, heist, best friends, opposites attract, stalking, looking for love, suburbs, couples, dishonesty, shallowness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
When the Party's Over (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story takes place in LA, in the house of four housemates, three women, MJ, Frankie and Amanda, and an homosexual, Banks. MJ is the kind of girl to whom money means everything and to whom others mean almost nothing. Frankie is a social worker and ...
Style: sexy, gloomy, sexual, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friends, couples, gender, self discovery, love and romance, gays and lesbians, friendship, twentysomething life, homosexual, gay interest
Time: 90s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 2K
Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, siblings relations, city life, friendship, society, urban, newlyweds
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, stalking, mind game, obsession, psychopath, rivalry, dangerous attraction, crimes, mentally unstable, deadly, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.8
 723
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: looking for love, couples, infidelity, redemption, haunted by the past, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, bittersweet, friends, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Private Public (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two college seniors on the cusp of graduation meet after being mistakenly thrown in jail after a bar fight. They team up to make a documentary short that exposes a famous professor as a sexual offender, and their lives are soon thrown into turmoil.
Style: serious, sexy, suspenseful, realistic, sexual
Plot: love triangle, destructive relationship, youth, obsession, buddies, sexual relations, lifestyle, looking for sex, sexual harassment, college life, film within a film, jail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 883
The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: mentally unstable, lifestyle, midlife crisis, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, couples, family life, writer's life, nothing goes right, misfit, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 309
Face the Music (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Divorced couple Charlie and Lisa Hunter once a song writing team decide to spend a weekend in the French countryside to inspire them to write one last song together. But there is one person who isn't too crazy about the idea... Charlie's ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, friendship, couples, artists and showbiz, breakup, friends, family relations, divorced couple, song ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 2K
Vodka Lemon (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland, Armenia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hamo, a handsome 60-year old man, lives alone in a Romenian village with one of his daughters and his granddaughter. He also owns a retirement of seven dollars per month, a closet, an old russian television set and a military costume.A letter from ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: fall in love, haunted by the past, human nature, golden years, romance, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, bittersweet, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, caucasus, armenia, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Digging for Fire (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn't ...
Style: realistic, sincere, talky, serious, mumblecore
Plot: clothed male naked male, couple relations, escapades, friendship, couples, undressing, husband wife relationship, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), cheating wife, taxi, kissing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Leaving Normal (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A female buddy story in which Meg Tilly plays a child-like 20-something who has just walked out on her abusive husband. Darly (Christine Lahti) is fleeing a life as a waitress and stripper and is on her way to Alaska to claim a home and family she ...
Style: road movie, realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, female protagonist, buddy, down on your luck, love and romance, couple relations, on the road, looking for love, buddies, couples, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, wyoming, portland oregon, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Stuck Between Stations (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A decade after they graduated from high school and went their separate ways, Casper (Sam Rosen), a soldier haunted by the horrors of war, and Rebecca (Zoe Lister Jones), a whip-smart graduate student with a shaky future, reunite by chance and get to ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic
Audience: date night
Plot: reunion, fall in love, soldier, love and romance, romance, drugs/alcohol, college graduate, homecoming, unrequited love, falling in love, bar fight, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sex & the Other Man (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Bill catches his girlfriend and her boss in bed, an unusual cure for impotence is found.
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, kidnapping, nothing goes right, confined, couple relations, dangerous attraction, manipulations, couples, disorder, love and romance, romance, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, self discovery, filmmaking, society, crumbling marriage, rise and fall, infidelity, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, sexual relations, prostitute, fall in love, romance, society, disorder, love and romance, looking for sex, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Quiet Days in Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Behind the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown exists a harsh reality. Lolita (Hilary Swank) is a streetwalker hustling for business on Hollywood Blvd. Julie (Meta Golding) is a waitress coping with a sexual assault. And Peter (Peter Dobson) is ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, love affair, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, criminal heroes, hollywood, sexual content, prostitute, cafe, infidelity, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, social differences, looking for love, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, society, black woman, african american, male female relationship, ex wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 1K
Some Voices (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Schizophrenic Ray tries to adjust to the outside world after being released from an institution.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love and romance, mental illness, couples, family relations, misfit, brother brother relationship, schizophrenia, hallucination, restaurant, fall in love, wedding, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: death in the family, dysfunctional family, hollywood, actor's life, society, introspection, showbiz, lifestyle, human nature, family relations, religions or cults, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, long island, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Plot: couples, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, sexual content, family relations, nightclub singer, infidelity, love, aunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Full Body Massage (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy rapport during the session, with talk about past relationships. As Nina ...
Style: sincere, serious, erotic, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: massage, femme fatale, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, couples, lifestyle, lovers reunited, starting over, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 3K
Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: love and romance, on the road, couples, reunion, couple relations, breakup, female director, wedding, strong female presence, cross country, airplane, argument ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, estrangement, eccentric family, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, teenage love, hopes, media, obsession, love and romance, misfit, high school life, teenage life, filmmaking, teenager, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Pretty One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, fall in love, self discovery, hidden identity, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, urban, profanity, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Period of Adjustment (1962)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: couples, friendship, friends, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, romance, love and romance, couple relations, adult virgin, christmas, motel, drunkenness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%