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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: 107 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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, erotic, psychological, sexy, emotional, sexual, offbeat
Plot: friendship, unemployment, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, lifestyle, single parent, love, intrigue, women, loneliness, lesbian sex, mother son relationship, drug addiction, sexual intercourse, thirst, nursing, nurse, friend, sex scene, summer, making love, disco, rape, depression, pharmacist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, 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, love and romance, friends, couples, lifestyle, family relations and youth mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Summer in Berlin: Take Care of My Cat (2001), Whiskey with Vodka (2009), Do Fish Do It? (2002), More Sex & the Single Mom (2005), Sonja (2006). 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, unemployment, love and romance, couples, friendship, adultery, infidelity, stranded, husband wife relationship, lie, mental disorder, memories ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: lyrical, touching, psychological, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, adulthood, loneliness, self discovery, life is a bitch, couples, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, family problems, cat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, rio de janeiro, new jersey, tokyo, korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, contemplative, offbeat
Plot: alcohol abuse, lifestyle, love and romance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, aging, troublemaker, actor, drunk, addiction, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: aids, friendship, fish, best friends, family relations, breakup, first time, love and romance, youth, couples, skating, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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More Sex & the Single Mom (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single, divorced lawyer Jess Gradwell returns in this sequel as she tries to raise her new three-year-old son, Jake, while dealing with her teenage daughter, Sara's, growing carnal desires with a photographer she meets while planning her high ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: family gatherings, parents and children, looking for love, couples, love and romance, midlife crisis, lifestyle, family relations, youth, pregnancy, single parent, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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, touching, sincere, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, lesbian, friendship, love and romance, family relations, youth, couples, friends, coming out, unfulfilled love, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 102 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: emotional, sentimental, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: mental illness, family problems, family relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, couples, single parent, love and romance, life is a bitch, working class, friendship, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, motivational ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, mexican, hopes, society, fish out of water, beggar, life is a bitch, unemployed, migration, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, affectionate ...
Plot: male nudity, prostitute, female nudity, love and romance, couples, fall in love, prostitution, punk rock, refugee, homeless, teenage rape, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
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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: talky, serious, touching, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: sauna, widow, introspection, female friendship, family relations, family problems, elderly, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, human spirit, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.6
 531
4:30 (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore, Japan
Duration: 93 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: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: tenant, friendship, friends, solitude, hopes, lifestyle, life is a bitch, nanny, estrangement, urban setting, drunkenness, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.3
 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: humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, dealing with death, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, wilderness, suicide, free spirited, one last chance, friends, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 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, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, bittersweet, couples, life is a bitch, designer, love and romance, downfall, twentysomething life, youth, store, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: elderly, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, family problems, life is a bitch, love and romance, buddies, crimes, hopes, poverty, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, non-linear ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, friendship between men, loneliness, opposites attract, male nudity, gay, empire, car race ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, europe, germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teen suicide, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, depression, friendship, loneliness, estrangement, sole survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, touching, visually appealing, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, addiction, unemployment, salesman, loneliness, tragedy, character study, self discovery, starting over, marital problem, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona, new jersey, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: psychological, stylized, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, working class, loneliness, character study, single parent, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, unfulfillment, getting home, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: realistic, touching, captivating, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: deserter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, military, love triangle, soldier, lifestyle, love and romance, german soldier, skateboard, female nudity, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: serious, touching, sincere, melancholic, realistic
Plot: single parent, life is a bitch, love and romance, friendship, impossible love, hopes, society, misfit, social relations, human spirit, down syndrome, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Breakfast with Curtis (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, teenage boy, drugs, coming of age, depression, death threat, youth, romance, love and romance, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: realistic, semi serious, touching, tense, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: youth, family relations, custody, starting over, dysfunctional family, family life, couples, family problems, love and romance, single parent, child custody, male female relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching ...
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60%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: boxing, hospital, family relations, parents and children, single parent, life is a bitch, nurse, gym, loss, street fighter, mother son relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, youth, friendship, grownups, best friends, small town, childhood friend, moving, society, summer, nihilism, escape from reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: semi serious, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family problems, friends, couples, couple relations, relationship problems, lifestyle, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, city life, husband wife relationship, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Cold Showers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, erotic, serious, emotional, sexual ...
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