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Sun Alley (1999)
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Sun Alley (1999)
Original name: Sonnenallee
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: political, sentimental, clever, humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, surprise ending, controversial
Audience: teens
Plot: defloration, stasi, boys and girls, border crossing, love, german history, friendship, youth, grownups, teenage love, rock, politics, friends, love and romance, teenage life, social differences, society, coming of age, innocence lost, political unrest, state affairs, sex, lesbian, school, border guard ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin, gdr ...

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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, youth, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, teenage love and friends mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Sun Alley: Cheeky Girls 2 (2010), Crazy (2000), Learning to Lie (2003), Cheeky Girls (2008), Going All the Way (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: teenage love, school, teenage life, college life, best friends, youth, friends, couples, vengeance, moral dilemma, college, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Crazy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benjamin is a 16 year old half-side spastic with lousy grades in math, who switches to a boarding school to reach grammar school. Acclimatization to the new environment is difficult in the first place and he has to struggle with the various problems ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puberty, friendship, coming of age, paralysis, first sex, boarding school, fall in love, teenage love, social relations, love and romance, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, bavaria
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Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexual ...
Plot: teenage crush, teenage love, romance, youth, family relations, looking for love, teenage life, lovers apart, first love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, berlin wall, erotica ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school life, young love, school, friends, youth, high school, teenage life, teenage crush, teachers and students, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: feel good, touching, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: school, teenage life, high school, teenage love, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, high school life, best friends, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new zealand, san francisco
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Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, love, youth, love and romance, teenage love, looking for love, marriage, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, small town life, male female relationship ...
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The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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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
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The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of summer.
Style: sentimental, realistic, uplifting, touching, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, looking for love, teenage love, hopes, society, lifestyle, love and romance, suburban life, teenage life, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
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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: parody, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: fall in love, summer, traumatic childhood, family relations, revolution, coming of age, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, teenage life, romance, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: year 1968, year 1984, 60s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia, czechoslovakia, prague ...
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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, emotional, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, friendship, gay love, summer camp, coming of age, homosexuality, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
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67%
Looking for Alibrandi (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film "Looking for Alibrandi" begins light-heartedly, and the viewer gets a very quick understanding of Josie's character through her interactions with her friends and family.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere
Audience: teens, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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66%
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S.W.A.L.K. (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two youngsters declare to their parents that they want to get married. Not sometime in the future but as soon as possible.
Style: semi serious, stylized, feel good, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, young love, first love, school, youth, amusement park, parents, teacher, forbidden love, teenager, child, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
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62%
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You're My Hero (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ramon is on the verge of many adolescent discoveries -- and the confusion that goes along with them. Shy and awkward, he's moved from town to town throughout his childhood and believes that life is about winning and losing. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, friendship, teenage life, idealism, society, snitch, high school, parents and children, teachers and students, rebelliousness, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Louder Than Bombs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in a small Polish town, "Louder Than Bombs" tells the coming-of-age story of Marcin, a 21-year-old with a penchant for James Dean and The Smiths. After the death of his father, Marcin must contend with the funeral arrangements while ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: family relations, youth, love and romance, friends, friendship, romance, twentysomething life, parents and children, dealing with death, death, sex, provincial life ...
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Place: europe, poland
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Nearing Grace (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
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Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, hawaii, california
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Gregory's Girl (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: sexy, feel good, unusual plot structure, affectionate, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: soccer, coming of age, high school, teenager, school, teenage love, romance, female nudity, love, teenage protagonist, female teacher, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: scotland, new jersey, england, california, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage love, coming of age, family relations, high school life, youth, sister sister relationship, friendship, adolescence, strong female presence, loss of virginity, siblings relations ...
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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: teen sex comedy, realistic, humorous, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: teens
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Anita and Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival in the village of Anita Rutter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: england, europe
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56%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, funny, humorous, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: romantic, light, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
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Duration: 115 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, clever ...
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The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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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: romantic, sexy, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenager, first love, romance, teenage love, first sex, youth, teenage life, virgin, love, love and romance, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, teens
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Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching
Plot: coming of age, female nudity, bar mitzvah, jewish, aunt, black market, fall in love, teenage life, teenage love, parents and children, family relations, romance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl ...
Style: sexual, touching, sentimental, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.
Style: sexy, realistic, talky, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teacher, fascism, girls' school, school, female nudity, coming of age, boarding school, feminist, fascist, dedicated teacher, spanish civil war, unrequited love ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, california, new jersey, spain ...
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49%
The Red Cockatoo (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story set in Germany in the 1960s. Siggi becomes involved in a love triangle when he falls for Luise, but the tightening political climate forces him to make a fateful decision.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, date night
Plot: fall in love, stasi, love triangle, berlin wall, youth, rebellion, infidelity, nightclub, against the rules, couples, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%