Movies like Six Degrees of Separation

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Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
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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, sexy, clever, witty, twists and turns, philosophical, thought provoking ...
Plot: art, high society, racism, satire, art dealer, con artists, character study, crimes, social differences, lgbt, urban setting, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, uncover truth, social climbing, yuppie, gay, prejudice, mental illness, melancholy, wealth, african american, class differences, impostor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Six Degrees of Separation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out clever, realistic, humorous and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, mentor, storytelling, greed, catastrophe, life philosophy and loneliness mostly in Comedy, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Six Degrees of Separation: The Draughtsman's Contract (1982), The Hospital (1971), Metropolitan (1990), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), Touch (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: atmospheric, talky, stylized, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: adultery, murder, manipulation, art, power relations, dishonesty, boss and employee, sexual dysfunction, social climbing, crimes, society, social differences ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
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95%
 7.1
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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: talky, suspense, clever, funny, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, suicide, murder, satire, medical, dark humor, midlife crisis, hotel, insanity, justice, mad scientist, writers ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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71%
 7.3
 11K
Metropolitan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
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: realistic, talky, intellectual, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, christmas, friendship, philosophy, aristocracy, socialite, dancing, claustrophobia, great dialogue, melancholy, high society, preparatory school ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: cynical, thought provoking, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, murder, mistress, crimes, justice, guilt, loveless marriage, blackmail, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, light, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: solitude, romance, love and romance, religions or cults, hopes, satire, love, moral ambiguity, con men, con artists, religion, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: satirical, disturbing, meditative, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, suicide, satire, adaptation, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 2K
Faithful (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.
Style: talky, witty, melancholic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, female protagonist, runaway, woman in danger, greed, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, self discovery, hitman, marriage, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 14K
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: absurd, not serious, witty, humorous, affectionate ...
Audience: teens
Plot: art, photographer, stripper, dysfunctional family, artist, art gallery, gallery, fish out of water, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming of age, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: sexy, talky, clever, stylized, poignant ...
Plot: art, sacrifice, alter ego, bittersweet, art history, greed, sarcasm, adaptation, catastrophe, gunfight, runaway, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: witty, psychological, ironic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: hipster, husband wife relationship, friendship, coming of age, midlife crisis, childless couple, couples, introspection, marriage, father in law, baby, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 8K
Citizen Ruth (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ...
Style: witty, stylized, melancholic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abortion, drug abuse, unwanted pregnancy, culture clash, addiction, pregnancy, female protagonist, politics, moral dilemma, youth, life is a bitch, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 962
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, fight scenes, revenge, farce, runaway, violence, wartime, fantasy world, mentor, happy ending, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, talky, not serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, aging, life philosophy, odd couple, partners, elderly, couples, retiring, crimes, apartment building, lie, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, talky, thought provoking, breathtaking, poignant ...
Plot: vietnam war, unlikely friendships, nudity (full frontal - brief), monster, genocide, greed, obsession, paranoid, philosophy, existentialism, runaway, transformation ...
Place: new york, usa, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: thought provoking, clever, stylized, satirical, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, politics, murder mystery, private detective, political corruption, family, campaign, political intrigue, society, dishonesty, love affair, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: humorous, satirical, entertaining, noir, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, existentialism, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, chase, filmmaker, manipulation, private investigator ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: witty, talky, intellectual, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, sex, s&m, depression, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, human nature, radical, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, california, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, stylized, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, journalism, crimes, high school, mentor, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, high school life, teenage life, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: sexy, realistic, sentimental, witty, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, lgbt, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay couple, friendship, bittersweet, blindness, summer, homosexuality, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, england, new york state, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, intellectual, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: restaurant, food, philosophy, existentialism, stream of consciousness, mysticism, jewish, technology, humanity, death, bittersweet, melancholy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: poland, new york, manhattan new york city, usa, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: greed, justice, loneliness, artists and showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, writers, satire, filmmaking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sentimental, feel good, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gangsters, prohibition, luck, high society, deception, couples, dishonesty, disorder, social differences, christmas, aging, class differences ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s, 60s
Place: new york, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 10K
SubUrbia (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.
Style: talky, realistic, disturbing, ironic, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: punk, slacker, drug addiction, teenager, friendship, coming of age, marijuana, suburbs, male nudity, adaptation, adolescence, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, texas, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.8
 10K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, cynical, captivating, clever, psychological ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, hollywood, sarcasm, insanity, marijuana, showbiz, buddies, friendship, love triangle, drugs, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: investigation, murder mystery, murder, mystery, crimes, paranoia, writers, death, hotel, marriage, sherlock holmes, women ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, new york state, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: enigmatic, melancholic, semi serious, cynical, twist ending ...
Plot: desert, conspiracy, dark humor, neighbor, catastrophe, redemption, fbi, crimes, investigation, nothing goes right, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 8K
She Hate Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lesbian, workplace, investigation, sexuality, workplace situations, couple relations, rise and fall, workplace intrigue, unemployment, false accusation, down on your luck, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: realistic, talky, melancholic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, midlife crisis, divorce, loneliness, depression, breakup, character study, relationships, friendship, age difference, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 2K
All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: clever, melancholic, intense, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, multiple storylines, geek, prejudice, crimes of passion, mental illness, family problems, society, crumbling marriage, weapons, satire, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, suspense, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, couples, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, feminism, satire, performer's life, sexual relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%