Movies like Summer in Berlin

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Summer in Berlin (2005)
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Summer in Berlin (2005)
Original name: Sommer vorm Balkon
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When you read the title ‘Summer on the Balcony’ you probably think it will be a light Berlin summer comedy but it’s not. This film is an intimate study of two women friends who come to each other because of troubles with everyday life and with men and thus try to enjoy a life based on their ideas.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, psychological, sexual, offbeat, sexy, emotional
Plot: friendship, unemployment, life is a bitch, lifestyle, single parent, sexual abuse, reunion, love, disco, intrigue, drinking, alcohol, balcony, women, loneliness, mother son relationship, best friends, singleness, friends, politics, family relations, love and romance, elderly, couples, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about friendship, friends, love and romance, family relations, couples, life is a bitch and lifestyle mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Summer in Berlin: Take Care of My Cat (2001), Do Fish Do It? (2002), Whiskey with Vodka (2009), Sonja (2006), Something Like Happiness (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Actor Gyung-soo (Kim Sang-kyung) is passed over for a part and decides to leave Seoul and visit a friend. His friend tells him the legend of the "Turning Gate," which foreshadows future events. During his visit, Gyung-soo meets Myung-sook ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unemployment, love and romance, friendship, couples, romance, infidelity, adultery, stranded, husband wife relationship, obsessive love, train, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Take Care of My Cat (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The fashionable Hye-joo is focused on her career at a brokerage house. She's making a decent living, but her co-workers look down on her. Tae-hee is sick of living under the thumb of her domineering father. She spends her time doing volunteer ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, parents and children, reunion, couples, adulthood, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, family problems, artist, cat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Do Fish Do It? (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 16-year old Jan is absent-mindedly strolling through the streets when he's run over by roller-skating Nina. As fast as she has stormed into his life, however, she rushes off again. Nina is 15 years old and full of crazy ideas. She lives ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish, aids, breakup, family relations, best friends, youth, love and romance, teenage love, love affair, pregnancy, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Whiskey with Vodka (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A renowned actor named Otto is the epitome of the problematic but beloved ladies man. Even when drunk he still knows more about filmmaking than does the amateur who is directing him in his latest movie. But what should the unreliable star do when a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, offbeat
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, showbiz, troublemaker, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, actor's life, aging, drinking, drunk, actor, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: sexy, realistic, sincere, touching, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, coming out, friends, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, couples, eccentric family, friendship, love and romance, single parent, life is a bitch, working class, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Guten Tag, Ramón (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five failed attempts to go to the United States, 18-year-old Ramón decides to look for a friend’s aunt in Germany, but never finds her. With no papers or money, and without knowing the language, he barely survives living on the street until ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, society, hopes, fish out of water, beggar, life is a bitch, unemployed, mexican, misfit, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.6
 154
Steam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: touching, emotional, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: widow, sauna, introspection, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, family problems, hopes, elderly, parents and children, self discovery, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.7
 496
4:30 (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "4:30" traces the relationship between Xiao Wu, an eleven year old Chinese Boy and his tenant Jung, a thirty-something Korean man. Told entirely from the perspective of the boy, Xiao Wu, this story of two very different characters is less ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: tenant, friendship, solitude, friends, life is a bitch, nanny, hopes, lifestyle, estrangement, urban setting, drunkenness, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 7K
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: emotional, humorous, contemplative, uplifting, semi serious ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, wilderness, introspection, one last chance, free spirited, friends, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 2K
Boutique (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but…
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, bittersweet, designer, downfall, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, social differences, store, drugs/alcohol, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Harrison Montgomery (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a rundown apartment complex in San Francisco's Tenderloin, a septuagenarian seer is waiting for his final message. For decades the eccentric recluse has chronicled the phrases of the Wheel of Fortune and deciphered their hidden meaning - the ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: elderly, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, life is a bitch, danger, buddies, crimes, hopes, love and romance, family problems, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Friend of Mine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An introverted insurance executive at a car rental service is annoyed by his hyperactive, garrulous coworker, but the two end up becoming friends.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, touching ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, friendship between men, opposites attract, loneliness, fast talker, unfulfilled love, wild ride, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, barcelona, hamburg germany, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Color of Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After cancer claims Matt Kell's life on Christmas Day 2005, his widow, Gina and two young boys are left to cope with the pain of his loss while their close church community gathers around them for support.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: fall in love, friends, love and romance, terminal illness, friendship, chores, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, youth, school, forgery, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Everything Is Fine (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Josh is an ordinary teen living in an ordinary suburb. One morning he finds his friend's dead body. Next, he discovers that three more friends also have killed themselves, leaving him out of their pact. As the sole survivor, Josh becomes more ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, depression, teen suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief), loneliness, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, couple relations, lifestyle, dishonesty, family problems, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family relations, strong female presence, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 649
Girlfriend (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, melancholic, realistic
Plot: love and romance, single parent, life is a bitch, impossible love, friendship, hopes, society, human spirit, social relations, misfit, down syndrome, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".
Style: psychological, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, working class, love and romance, single parent, family relations, looking for love, couple relations, parents and children, getting home, unfulfillment, lifestyle, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, talky ...
Plot: salesman, friendship, unemployment, starting over, alcohol abuse, marital problem, midlife crisis, addiction, hopes, goodhearted, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, texas, phoenix arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 475
Bungalow (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A German soldier who goes AWOL, returns home to more problems than before he left.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, soldier, love and romance, lifestyle, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deserter, military, absent without leave, couples, actor's life, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 1K
Between Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York couple and their Midwestern friends find that drastic changes have occurred in their respective lives since they last met.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, touching, tense ...
Plot: couples, reunion, friendship, marriage, crumbling marriage, love, conversation, couple relations, resentment, success, happiness, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Children of Love (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shows us a weekend in the life of a family torn by disputes and disappointments.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, custody, starting over, dysfunctional family, family life, couples, family problems, youth, love and romance, single parent, child custody, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium, europe, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bombón: El Perro (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.Life is no bed of roses for 52-year-old Juan "Coco" Villegas. He, who has been a gas station attendant ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: unemployment, countryside, on the road, love and romance, self discovery, friends, bittersweet, gas station, mechanic, friendship, dog, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.3
 896
Two Days (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul Miller (Paul Rudd - Friends, The Cider House Rules) has struggled as an actor in Hollywood for years, and now he's had enough. But not just of show business-of life. In two days, he's going to kill himself. But in true Hollywood ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, introspection, change of heart, lifestyle, showbiz, breaking point, death wish, direction and purpose, life is a bitch, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Bibliothèque Pascal (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Hungary, UK, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother's struggle to support her child leads her into a surreal netherworld of sex and danger in this drama from Hungarian filmmaker Szabolcs Hajdu. Mona Paparu is a single mother who has been left to raise her daughter Viorica on her own, ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, sexual abuse, woman in danger, prostitute, family relations, lifestyle, single parent, sexual perversion, s&m, brothel, nightlife, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Nurse.Fighter.Boy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An urban love story about the soul of a mother, the heart of a fighter, and the faith of a child.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, life is a bitch, single parent, family relations, parents and children, boxing, nurse, loss, street fighter, gym, love, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 5K
Albatross (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, direction and purpose, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, dishonesty, infidelity, parents and children, sexual relations, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 1K
Tales (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative, which knits together the stories of seven characters to create a microcosm of Iranian working-class ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: society, love, everyday life, family relations, multiple storylines, couples, friendship, down on your luck, life is a bitch, social misfits, female director, iranian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Falkenberg Farewell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's the last summer in Falkenberg for five childhood friends. David yearns to be a child again and Holger never wants to move away. Jesper constantly returns home without anybody really noticing that he’s been gone. Jörgen finances his ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, grownups, best friends, small town, youth, childhood friend, moving, saying goodbye, society, summer, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 2K
A Man's Job (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Juha is 38 years old and has three small children and a depressed wife. He sees himself as strong and believes a man should provide for his family. But one day Juha is fired from his job. Ashamed, he weaves a web of lies to hide the fact from his ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, prostitution, family problems, couples, hidden identity, prostitute, dishonesty, life is a bitch, career change, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman fights a man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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