Movies like Simon

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Simon (2004)
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Simon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Camiel, a gay dentist, and Simon, a carefree café owner, collide in a traffic accident their lives become intrinsically entangled. When they bump into each other 14 years later, Simon is severely ill. Camiel experiences at close range how Simon and those around him come to terms with his illness. The strength and humour that Simon shows during this time leave a lasting impression on Camiel.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, touching, witty, semi serious, melancholic, reflective, interesting, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, gay, cancer, marijuana, sex, dentist, homosexual, best friends, aids, human nature, introspection, friends, unfulfillment, couples, drug dealing, drugs, infidelity, gender, life is a bitch, love and romance, partners, liberal, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, europe, canada, new jersey, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, friends, couples, death, dialogue, mentor and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Simon: Funny People (2009), 50/50 (2011), Jeffrey (1995), It's My Party (1996), Boys on the Side (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Funny People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, terminal illness, marriage, friendship, cancer, buddies, stand-up comedian, friends, loneliness, hopes, human nature, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 7.7
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50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, therapist, doctor, buddies, hospital, dealing with death, coping, fighting illness, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, hawaii, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.7
 5K
Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, aids, romance, fall in love, hiv positive, friendship, unlikely couple, opposites attract, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, gay, death, friendship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, hiv, parents and children, friends, gender, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: road movie, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, on the road, pregnancy, terminal illness, self discovery, best friends, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, escape, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, st. louis missouri, san diego california, tucson arizona, pakistan ...
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86%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, realistic, talky, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, vacation, midlife crisis, human nature, couple relations, wilderness, romance, couples, friends, best friends, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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77%
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Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: clever, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, friends, couples, human nature, reunion, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
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71%
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four very different Montreal university teachers gather at a rambling country house to prepare a dinner. Remy (married), Claude (a homosexual), Pierre (involved with a girlfriend) and Alain (a bachelor) discuss sex, the female body and their affairs ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, academy, weekend, couples, friends, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, human nature, couple relations, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, writer's life, cons and scams, teenage life, crimes, unfulfillment, friends, sex, photograph, controversy, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Be All and End All (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At fifteen Robbie has only one thing on his mind - losing his virginity. The problem is that he's in hospital with a fatal heart condition. And who has to overcome the odds and help him fulfil his final wish? His best friend Ziggy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, best friends, high school, looking for sex, hospital, hopes, youth, friends, teenage life, wish come true, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, realistic, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, countryside, ballet, rehearsal, gays and lesbians, lgbt, hiv, romance, gender, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, aids, single parent, parents and children, friends, family relations, siblings relations, adoption, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, supportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, talky, dark humor, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, human nature, family in crisis, couples, family relations, ego clash, couple relations, parents and children, cancer, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 6K
Third Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, on the road, introspection, cancer, wilderness, hopes, friends, obsessive quest, terminal illness, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Living End (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey. Their motto: "Fuck the world".
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: gay, aids, fugitives, on the road, gays and lesbians, sex worker, hiv, road trip, on the run, friendship, love affair, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Manuela and Manuel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deep inside, Manuel has always been Manuela. Amidst her worst love crisis, Manuela reinvents herself as Manuel in order to pass as the fiancé of her best friend Coca - who is pregnant from a one-night stand and must face her conservative family. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: hidden identity, friendship, best friends, gays and lesbians, human nature, gender bending, transvestism, gender, couples, friends, disorder, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, fall in love, best friends, school, romance, gays and lesbians, high school, single parent, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.6
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Elling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and female-obsessed virgin in his 40s. After two years, the men ...
Style: touching, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mental illness, mental institution, odd couple, pregnancy, social worker, poet, destiny, misfit, couples, human nature, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia, oslo norway, norway, cambodia, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, gay, lesbian, infidelity, gays and lesbians, couple relations, hiv, romance, sexual relations, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Bear Cub (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pedro, a gay man with an active social life and big circle of friends, takes in his nephew Bernardo for a couple weeks. When it appears as though it might become a permanent arrangement, however, Pedro turns to his friends for guidance as he and ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: aids, gay, dentist, family life, gays and lesbians, single parent, human nature, couple relations, custody, friendship, parents and children, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india, spain
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Cloaca (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four old college friends in their forties come together in a time of trouble and despair. Old joy relives, but the harsh reality of their problems can't satisfy them and eventually endangers their friendships.
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: friendship, cocaine, buddies, disorder, friends, gays and lesbians, infidelity, drug abuse, midlife crisis, reunion, nothing goes right, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Stepmom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: terminal illness, divorce, parents and children, custody, rebellious daughter, school play, photo shoot, friendship, urban, rivalry, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sleep with Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. ...
Style: semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, homosexuality, friendship, infidelity, buddies, gays and lesbians, young lovers, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of friends search for fun, love and ultimately themselves in West Hollywood. This movie is an entertaining, and sometimes cynical look into the lives of six gay men trying to come to terms with what being gay and single (or gay and ...
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, friendship, aids, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, roommate, male friendship, lesbian relationship, gay relationship, hollywood, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, idaho, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last Straight Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, hotel, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, coming out, drugs/alcohol, lovers reunited, romance, sexuality, in the closet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Cowboys & Angels (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story concerns a hapless civil servant who gets more than he bargained for when he moves into an apartment with a gay fashion student and finds himself on the catwalk. The film sets out to explore the difficulties for young people in keeping ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: student, apartment, gay, fashion, gays and lesbians, drug dealing, friendship, school, culture clash, college, society, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cancer, infidelity, opposites attract, astronaut, single mother, terminal illness, loss of daughter, neighbor neighbor relationship, parent child relationship, parents and children, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, new york, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Next Best Thing (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A comedy-drama about best friends - one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert - who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a straight man and wants to move away with her and Robert's little ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, light, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, gay, custody battle, pregnancy, couple relations, gays and lesbians, aids, divorce, stereotypes, best friend, yoga, casual sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. After that he travels to Long Island city where ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, witty ...
Plot: obsession, love, gays and lesbians, obsessive love, actor, fish out of water, opposites attract, stalking, fall in love, friendship, writer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, summer, teenager, vacation, coming of age, loneliness, shyness, coming-of-age, job, bicycle, neighbor, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%