Movies like Six Degrees of Separation

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Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
 6.9
 18K
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever, intellectual, dramatic, reflective, cerebral ...
Plot: high society, art, art dealer, crimes, social differences, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, social climbing, uncover truth, yuppie, hustler, character study, prejudice, society, urban, urban legend, cons and scams, mystery, mental illness, sexuality, gay, business, suicide, racism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Six Degrees of Separation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, melancholic and talky films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, runaway, life philosophy and loneliness mostly in Comedy, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Six Degrees of Separation: The Hospital (1971), Metropolitan (1990), The Big Kahuna (1999), The Object of Beauty (1991), The New Age (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 5K
The Hospital (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: murder, hospital, chaos, sexual dysfunction, couples, chaos and mayhem, doctors and patients, power relations, couple relations, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 9K
Metropolitan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sparkling comedic chronicle of a middle-class young man’s romantic misadventures among New York City’s debutante society. Stillman’s deft, literate dialogue and hilariously highbrow observations earned this debut film an Academy Award ...
Style: talky, intellectual, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, best friends, couple relations, twentysomething life, social climbing, friends, city life, love and romance, radical, society, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.6
 13K
The Big Kahuna (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three salesmen working for a firm that makes industrial lubricants are waiting in the company's "hospitality suite" at a manufacturers' convention for a "big kahuna" named Dick Fuller to show up, in hopes they can ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: salesman, midlife crisis, love and romance, religion and supernatural, religion, hotel, dialogue driven, bartender, marketing, fight, hotel room, convention ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, touching, realistic ...
Plot: society, heist, couples, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, crimes, mute or deaf, love and romance, cons and scams, couple relations, master and servant ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.7
 956
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, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, society, self discovery, filmmaking, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, breakup, rise and fall, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 49K
Irrational Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: teachers and students, college, depression, mystery, love and romance, love affair, character study, loneliness, unlikely friendships, moral ambiguity, redemption, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Peter Greenaway's first fiction feature (after the mock-documentary The Falls) made him immediately famous and was named one of the most original films of the 1980s by British critics. The action is set in the director's beloved 17th ...
Style: talky, sexual, stylized, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: murder, adultery, boss and employee, crimes, sexual relations, power relations, artists and showbiz, social climbing, riddles and clues, mystery, manipulations, intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
While We're Young (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: documentary filmmaking, hipster, friendship, introspection, couples, friends, couple relations, marriage, hip hop, female vomiting, father in law son in law relationship, integrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Swimming to Cambodia (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Spalding Gray sits behind a desk throughout the entire film and recounts his exploits and chance encounters while playing a minor role in the film 'The Killing Fields'. At the same time, he gives a background to the events occurring in ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, not serious, one man show ...
Plot: vietnam war, love and romance, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, monologue, filmmaking, historical event, genocide, storytelling, existentialism, mentor ...
Place: new york, usa, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Big Empty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Struggling actor John Person agrees to drive a blue suitcase from Los Angeles to the small town of Baker, Calif., and hand it over to a mysterious cowboy in return for having his credit card debt of $27,000 paid off. Upon his arrival, John ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, cynical, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: desert, neighbor, crimes, fbi, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, special agents, cons and scams, down on your luck, investigation, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 27K
Pushing Tin (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, contests and competitions, ambition, control room, dishonesty, workplace situations, competition, self control, airport, justice, paranoia, character study ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: talky, cynical, witty, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, infidelity, adultery, blackmail, crime, moral dilemma, human nature, couple relations, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the theft of copies of SAT exams from a principal's office, teenage reporter Bobby Funke sets out to unmask the thief. Bobby prints an article fingering Class President Paul Moore as the thief, shredding the youth's reputation. But ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, high school, journalism, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, teenage life, high school life, teacher student relationship, mentor, teenagers, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 2K
Touch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.
Style: cynical, realistic, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, religions or cults, hopes, investigation, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, anti war, media, journalism, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 13K
Pecker (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.
Style: witty, humorous, biting, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: art, working class, perversion, fish out of water, stripper, photographer, art gallery, gallery, media, celebrity culture, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 13K
Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: bar, drinking, small town, self discovery, unemployment, couples, society, human nature, misfit, alcohol abuse, dull life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Compromising Positions (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: talky, cynical, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, investigation, amateur detective, murder, protagonist as suspect, who done it, suburban life, family problems, dishonesty, suburbs, deadly, social decay ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 26K
Lone Star (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: clever, thought provoking, tense, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, haunted by the past, police investigation, small town, investigation, mystery, crime, society, social differences, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.3
 73K
Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: biting, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, butler, estate, high society, society, master and servant, social differences, police investigation, gay slur, weekend, servant, money ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 7K
Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, vengeance, friends, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, competition, hostility, adultery, revenge, seduction, volkswagen beetle ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 1K
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: sentimental, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, buddies, couples, lifestyle, human nature, gender, reunion, friends, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, touching ...
Plot: village, urban, lifestyle, society, artists and showbiz, love and romance, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, village life, city life, nightlife, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gaudi Afternoon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American abroad finds herself falling in with an eccentric group of fellow expatriates in Spain in this comedy. Cassandra (Judy Davis) is a nomadic American who finds herself stranded in Spain, where she's found temporary work translating ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky, offbeat ...
Plot: translator, mystery, culture clash, gender bending, friendship, mistaken identity, couple relations, crimes, gays and lesbians, family relations, friends, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Where the Heart Is (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman shows his young adult kids how tough life can be.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: fashion, homelessness, farce, family problems, disorder, family life, parents and children, save the day, family relations, social differences, society, real estate ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, journalist, society, courtroom, interracial relations, media, crimes, legal action, coma, yuppie, hit and run, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, couples, dishonesty, gender bending, true love, youth, gender, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 4K
Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: clever, talky, sincere, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, politics, investigation, campaign, lobbyist, fishing, political campaign, political corruption, immigrants, murder mystery, mystery, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Damon Runyon's fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prohibition, deception, luck, high society, apple, gangsters, godparent, dishonesty, couples, disorder, fall in love, aging ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: chess, betrayal, friendship, prank, eccentric family, disorder, follow your dream, family relations, hopes, friends, urban, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, sentimental, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, countryside, ballet, couples, gays and lesbians, romance, friends, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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