Movies like Murmur of the Heart

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Murmur of the Heart (1971)
 7.8
 8K
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Original name: Le souffle au cœur
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, sentimental, clever, realistic, semi serious, reflective, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, siblings relations, jazz, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, boy scout, mother son relationship, adultery, hotel, sexuality, male nudity, youth, love and romance, babies and infants, introspection, love, dancing, lesbian, fascist, mountain, cat ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and talky films with plots about coming of age, family relations, storytelling, youth, runaway, male nudity and mentor mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Murmur of the Heart: And Your Mother Too! (2001), I Remember (1973), The Other Side of Sunday (1996), The Cement Garden (1993), Spanking the Monkey (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
And Your Mother Too! (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Style: sexy, realistic, intellectual, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sexuality, age difference, masturbation, friendship, road trip, sex, teenager, jealousy, on the road, infidelity, erection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 35K
I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: surreal, humorous, sexual, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, fascism, surrealism, bathtub, sheik, family relations, social relations, family life, mad, postmodernism, small town life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Other Side of Sunday (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Other Side of Sunday, also known in Norwegian as "Søndagsengler", is a movie that criticizes the small, and often tight, church community. We follow the Preacher's Daughter, Maria, on her journey to liberate herself from the ...
Style: sexual, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, rebellion, family relations, village, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, society, introspection, rebelliousness, teenage life, self discovery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Cement Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, coming of age, siblings relations, diary, kite, puberty, beach, parents and children, dealing with death, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bright young student Raymond Aibelli is forced to sidetrack an important medical internship because his mother, Susan, is recovering from a broken leg. When he isn't tasked with the most mundane aspects of Susan's recuperation, Raymond ...
Style: psychological, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, dysfunctional family, adultery, student, parents and children, couples, coming of age, youth, high school, family life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
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29%
 6.7
 2K
Manny & Lo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A pregnant teen and her younger sister run away from foster homes and kidnap a woman whom they believe can help with the pregnancy.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, runaway, on the road, orphan, pregnancy, dream, sex, police, robbery, coming of age, love and romance, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 1K
Just Looking (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's 1955. Lenny is a 14-year old boy who is totally fascinated by sex. He is too scared to "do it," so he dedicates his summer to seeing two other people do it. Easier said than done. Caught in the act of spying, his mother and ...
Style: sexual, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, voyeurism, teenager, nurse, infidelity, sex, friendship, obsession, young lovers, espionage, forbidden love, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, museum, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, writer's life, parents and children, crumbling marriage, childhood memory, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.4
 3K
Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, nude model, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, lifestyle, human nature, haunted by the past, fall in love, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, france, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 8K
House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, basketball, artist, confession, birthday, coma, self discovery, delivery, adulthood, urban, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, europe, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 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, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, misfit, introspection, romance, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, massachusetts, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: dark humor, clever, psychological, witty, talky ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, twins, parents and children, obsession, assassination, family problems, suburban life, family gatherings, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 5K
Tadpole (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, family life, couples, family relations, youth, adolescence, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, harsh, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, youth, juvenile delinquency, friends, high school life, lifestyle, kids in trouble, teenage life, coming of age, teenager, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 652
The Good Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This humorous movie charts the life of a 14-year-old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie, he has already decided to dedicate his life to writing and losing his virginity (while his parents are away ...
Style: sexual, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, prostitute, coming of age, couples, destiny, youth, midlife crisis, self discovery, dealing with death, parents and children, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 8K
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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, parents and children, urban, couple relations, school, family relations, single parent, family problems, teenage life, jazz musician ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 31K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: witty, realistic, clever, intellectual, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love triangle, mistress, drug dealing, artist, heavy metal, mental illness, addiction, unfulfillment, rock, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, parents and children, artists and showbiz, actor's life, family relations, family problems, friendship, infidelity, actress, letter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.4
 9K
The War Zone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, father daughter incest, teenager, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, family relations, small town, innocence lost, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good, serious ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, generation gap, first sex, piggy bank, koran, prostitute, coming of age, self discovery, parents and children, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, paris france, albania, greece, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 13K
Rocket Science (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, masturbation, debate, dysfunctional family, teenage life, family relations, hopes, parents separation, love and romance, interracial relations, overcoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, grandmother, aunt, brothers, love and romance, parents and children, youth, self discovery, family relations, romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Tunisia, France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Noura dangles uncertainly in that difficult netherworld between childhood and adulthood. His growing libido has gotten him banned from the women's baths, where his mother took him when he was younger, but he's not yet old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, semi serious, sexual
Plot: coming of age, youth, self discovery, master and servant, parents and children, love and romance, teenage life, voyeurism, family relations, religions or cults, innocence lost, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.6
 20K
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: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, debate, psychologist, addiction, human nature, high school life, lifestyle, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 2K
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, witty, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, social relations, youth, americana, social differences, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, island, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 9K
Belle Epoque (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Portugal, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: politics, soldier, marriage, love triangle, party, jealousy, desertion, lust, murder, tango, romance, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, school dance, friendship, prom, pimp, transsexual, small town, gender, human nature, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 23K
Georgia Rule (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Georgia Rule follows a rebellious, uncontrollable teenager who is hauled off by her dysfunctional mother to spend the summer with her grandmother. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding ...
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, small town, confession, mother daughter relationship, redemption, teenager, generation gap, life is a bitch, uncontrollable, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, california, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 10K
Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, murder, adultery, gay, sexual relations, couple relations, scandal, socialite, love, family in crisis, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: europe, england, london, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, youth, love, teenage love, love and romance, looking for love, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, small town life, coming of age, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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