Movies like Slums of Beverly Hills

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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, disturbing, sincere, semi serious, sexy, clever, twists and turns, funny, bad ending, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, incest, adolescence, family relations, teenager, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, self discovery, social differences, single parent, sex aid, jewish, youth, nomad, friendship, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, loss of virginity, sex, drugs, single father, virgin ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, tokyo, beverly hills, usa

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Most similar movies to Slums of Beverly Hills

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about coming of age, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, youth, storytelling and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Slums of Beverly Hills: Real Women Have Curves (2002), Anywhere But Here (1999), Sunshine Cleaning (2008), Skipped Parts (2000), Juno (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Real Women Have Curves (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college.
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, sexy, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, physical appearance, culture clash, honest, first sex, working class, youth, family business, unsupportive parent, society, dressmaker, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, latin america, new york
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Anywhere But Here (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: sexy, touching, feel good, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, women, teen angst, teenager, bittersweet, small town, mother, friendship, teenage girl, single mother, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A single mother and her slacker sister find an unexpected way to turn their lives around in the off-beat dramatic comedy. In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school the mom starts an unusual business – a biohazard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, emotional, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: cleaning lady, suicide, dark humor, family business, crimes, dysfunctional family, police investigation, family relations, workplace, family problems, single parent, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
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100%
Skipped Parts (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman and her son must leave a small South Carolina town because of her wild behavior.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, sex, friendship, virginity, high school, single parent, youth, teenage life, love and romance, human nature, parents and children, childhood ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 50s, 90s
Place: missouri, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Juno (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: feel good, funny, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, adoption, teenager, teenage life, youth, love and romance, social relations, high school, strong female character, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, california, usa
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The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: sexy, humorous, touching, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, gangsters, friendship, teenager, dysfunctional family, african american, brutality, small town, catastrophe, segregation, chase, brothers ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Please Give (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Style: melancholic, depressing, twists and turns, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homeless, midlife crisis, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, complex characters, loneliness, depression, parents and children, human nature, adultery, teenage life, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
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100%
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Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: cynical, depressing, suspense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, mental illness, addiction, depression, existentialism, dark humor, teenage life, eccentric family, eccentricity, character study, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, chicago illinois, connecticut, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, stylized, light ...
Plot: coming of age, parenthood, dysfunctional family, poverty, child's point of view, family relations, parents and children, black people, family problems, school, teenage life, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Palindromes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, child abuse, pedophilia, coming of age, abortion, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, runaway teen, teenage pregnancy, teenage life, disability, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, new jersey, usa, india, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 121K
Ghost World (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: thought provoking, depressing, stylized, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, friendship, graduation, teenage girl, adolescence, teenage life, blues, older man young girl relationship, best friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, parents and children, love and romance, youth, save the day, americana, social differences, social relations, father son relationship, family relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, depressing, absurd, thought provoking ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: divorce, dysfunctional family, coming of age, infidelity, adultery, father son relationship, teenager, writers, museum, childhood, marriage, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, compassionate, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: family, midlife crisis, depression, mental illness, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, character study, redemption, family relations, professor, nursing, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, poland, new york, usa, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Debut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, high school, friendship, couples, high school life, school, looking for love, love and romance, lifestyle, social differences, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 50K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations, family life, little boy, single mother, teenage girl, little girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Little Darlings (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.
Style: teen sex comedy, erotic, sexy, humorous, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, summer camp, teenager, loss of virginity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, cheerleading, high school, youth, teenage life, teenage sex ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 21K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: emotional, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, addiction, youth, teenager, depression, psychologist, teenage life, self discovery, lifestyle, teenage crush, grownups ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Alex in Wonder (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl in the 1970s dreams of becoming a ballerina while struggling with the divorce of her kooky parents.
Style: sincere, light, humorous, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sex, teenage girl, teenage life, sexual relations, love and romance, teenage love, parents and children, artists and showbiz, teen angst, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marriage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, romance, misfit, best friends, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, new jersey, dublin ireland, europe, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
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Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, teenage life, family relations, teenage love, family life, love and romance, family problems, eccentric family, parents and children, best friends, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Bruno (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: youth, coming of age, dysfunctional family, friendship, family life, parents and children, family problems, prodigy, eccentric family, hopes, society, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lost in Yonkers (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the summer of 1942 two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother Kurnitz and their childlike aunt Bella in Yonkers, New York.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, dramatic, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, youth, grandmother, aunt, runaway, adaptation, aging, broadway, brothers, nudity (full frontal - brief), race issues, redemption ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: sentimental, light, feel good, emotional, intense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, troublemaker, haunted by the past, teenage life, parents and children, mentally challenged, love and romance, misfit, youth, first love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: paris france, new york, tokyo, new jersey, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 3K
Tumbleweeds (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, asthma, friendship, loneliness, on the road, starting over, human nature, self discovery, family problems, single parent, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, south carolina, west virginia, santa fe new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, intense, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, dysfunctional family, therapist, unhappy, family relations, adoption, parents and children, marital problem, drinking problem, sibling relationship, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, massachusetts, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, melancholic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: age difference, self discovery, marriage, love and romance, starting over, family life, love affair, family problems, haunted by the past, parents and children, dysfunctional family, depression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: sad, sexy, realistic, atmospheric, meditative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, suicide, bdsm, self discovery, friendship, eccentricity, flood, eccentric woman, aunt niece relationship, female protagonist, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: sexy, bleak, harsh, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, transsexual, lgbt, gay, high school, small town, lgbtq, hospital, teenager, father son relationship, solitude, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: england, new york state, chicago illinois, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is a smart, rueful and dead-on portrait of life's unending quest to fit in; and the girl who solves it by completely breaking out - introduces a feisty outsider hero unlike any other seen on screen. Esther Blueburger's quest ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: youth, friendship, coming of age, misfit, family relations, eccentric family, self discovery, switching roles, teenage life, fish out of water, high school life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, israel, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%