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Sun Alley (1999)
 6.8
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Sun Alley (1999)
Original name: Sonnenallee
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The antics of these kids, their families, of the "West German" friends and relatives who come to visit, and of the East German border guards, all serve to illustrate the absurdity of everyday life on the Sonnenallee, and therefore throughout the former East Germany.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, sentimental, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, rock, innocence lost, becoming an adult, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, society, friends, social differences, political unrest, politics, state affairs, lesbian, school, drug abuse, first love, party, border guard, teacher, female nudity, betrayal, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: german democratic republic, europe, germany, east germany, berlin germany, gdr, east berlin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, youth, romance, teenage life, friendship, friends and coming of age mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Sun Alley: It's a Jungle Out There (1995), NVA (2005), 18 Years Old and Rising (2011), French for Beginners (2006), Going Steady (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's a Jungle Out There (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Anna, 17 years old, is happy to throw her first big birthday party without her parents, but some of her guests are so stoned that they leave a big chaos and, even worse, destroy the favorite record of Anna's father. After the return of her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: youth, coming of age, innocence lost, celebration, puberty, urban, on the run, parents and children, teenage life, city life, fish out of water, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 1K
NVA (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of young recruits doing their compulsory military service in the East German army 'NVA' prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: military base, army, soldier, buddies, military life, firearm, military, rebellion, power relations, friends, rebelliousness, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: german democratic republic, europe, germany, east germany, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
18 Years Old and Rising (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Primo is an ordinary middle-class youngster studying for his baccalaureate, who gets side-tracked when he falls in love with a rich girl. They soon learn they have to deal with her condescending friends who look down upon this upstart.
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, youth, parents and children, hidden identity, urban, social differences, wooing, fall in love, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
French for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Henrik, who takes part in a student exchange program with France. The only reason for this journey is to conquer the heart of his dream girl. Wild Partys, exciting trips, a crazy host family and of course his trouble with the French ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, romance, teenage crush, student, love and romance, misfit, youth, buddies, teachers and students, fish out of water, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 5.7
 1K
Going Steady (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Going Steady aka Lemon Popsicle 2 is the sequel to the 1978 Israeli film Lemon Popsicle. The movie basically follows the daily lives of several teenagers as they are "coming of age" in what appears to be the late 50's (maybe early ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sentimental
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: sex, prom, smoking, comedy of errors, rock, buddies, high school, looking for sex, beach, teenager, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.6
 5K
Heart & Soul (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a few lessons. Gene himself would rather just be with one ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, first love, youth, buddies, college, young lovers, romance, teenager, rebel, sex, small town, opposites attract ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Lemon Popsicle 9: The Party Goes On (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This movie is a sequel to the saga of movies about 3 guys in the middle of the 50's during their sex urges and other funny incidents.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teacher student sex, seduction, buddies, coming of age, beach, cheating, fall in love, romance, looking for love, looking for sex, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.4
 13K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, gay, love triangle, romance, fall in love, teenage love, teenage crush, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.0
 209
Cheeky Girls 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Kati, Hanna and Mila first experiences with guys, it is now necessary to cultivate those relations. The jealous Mila thinks that her friend Markus, would cheat on her with Vanessa. Kati, who is actually together with Tobi, finds that Robert, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: school, best friends, vengeance, innocence lost, farm, moral dilemma, college, love affair, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 959
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, high school, coming of age, friendship, americana, fish out of water, prom, self discovery, college, suburbs, college life, romance ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman seduces a hotel janitor to gain access to the famous musicians coming into town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rock, couple relations, romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love affair, social differences, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, romance, school, high school, buddies, dedicated educator, innocence lost, university, looking for love, looking for sex, urban ghetto, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 530
Let It Snow (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Our two young lovers meet on a series of snowy days in high school. Years later they reconnect in Manhattan, but life is more complicated. Sarah sleeps with her beeper. James goes to "open-mike therapy". As Sarah plans her wedding to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: singleness, comedy of errors, love and romance, romance, youth, school, couples, family relations, coming of age, fall in love, young lovers, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, berlin wall, teenage love, love letter, roommate, extramarital affair, first time, becoming an adult, school trip, cologne, only child, teenage crush ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 51K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, coming of age, high school, friendship, happy ending, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hot Bubblegum (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Momo and Yudale take turns mounting Bentzi's foreign buxom cousin, but Yudale and her get stuck together. Momo raises the bar even further by proving the rumors of an accepting older buxom piano tutor, Fritzi. Bentzi looks for love.
Style: humorous, realistic, buddy comedy, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: buddies, teenage life, youth, friends, teenager, looking for sex, beach, young lovers, teenage love, party, love and romance, sexual humor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Elusive Summer of '68 (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For the young man who lives in Serbian province town, the maturing coincides with the turbulent political events of the year 1968.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: revolution, fall in love, political unrest, coming of age, youth, romance, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, love and romance, state affairs, family relations, communism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, 1960s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, czechoslovakia, yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, best friends, high school life, school, couples, teenage life, coming of age, wooing, parents and children, love and romance, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Viktor Vogel - Commercial Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Edward Kaminsky, an aging ad man, wants a golden parachute from his agency; he must first land the Opel auto contract. Rosa, a youth with wealthy parents, wants to establish herself as an artist. The clumsy and enthusiastic Viktor, not quite honest, ...
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boss and employee, romance, marketing, honesty, job, job interview, workplace situations, workplace, rise to the top, media satire, student life, campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Women Talking Dirty (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lively, outspoken single mother develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, drugs/alcohol, singleness, custody, lovers reunited, romance, friends, love and romance, couples, family problems, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 1K
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, best friends, friendship, innocence lost, romance, siblings relations, singleness, social differences, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 128K
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: idealism, coma, communism, politics, german, berlin wall, socialism, deception, taxi driver, confession, russian, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 77K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: cinderella story, high school life, teenage love, social misfits, love and romance, teenager, bet, fall in love, young lovers, romance, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, psychiatric ward, friends, shyness, coming of age, adolescence, supportive friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 278
Women (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five women, all in their forties, try to find out what's important for them in life.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, midlife crisis, friends, romance, love and romance, aging, feminism, looking for love, love affair, parents and children, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 62K
The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, humorous, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, first sex, teenage life, love and romance, youth, high school, first love, fall in love, romance, friendship, teenagers, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The life of a young couple.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: matchmaking, battle of the sexes, couple relations, romance, relationship problems, lawyer, car, orgasm, erection, clerk, flirt, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 71K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, high school life, adolescence, best friends, teenager, friends, friendship, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar. They run into each other again and though she still says she finds him appalling he works on it and they are soon together. ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, bar, love affair, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, best friends, battle of the sexes, looking for love, social differences, wooing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Wild Chicks in Love (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, teenage life, love and romance, youth, best friends, high school life, friends, friendship, self confidence, teenage girl in swimwear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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