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, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, clever, reflective, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, self discovery, jazz, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, boy scout, teenage life, adultery, hotel, sexuality, male nudity, exploring sexuality, love, teenage sex, illness, kiss, 14 year old, puberty, sex, medical examination, gynecologist, sexual initiation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo

Most similar movies to Murmur of the Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and humorous films with plots about storytelling, family relations, runaway, coming of age, mentor, male nudity and loneliness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Murmur of the Heart: Spanking the Monkey (1994), C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005), I Remember (1973), And Your Mother Too! (2001), Manny & Lo (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: dark humor, psychological, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, dysfunctional family, adultery, parents and children, student, couples, high school, coming of age, suburbs, neighborhood, injury ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 30K
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story of two love affairs. A father's love for his five sons. And one son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. That son is Zac Beaulieu, born on the 25th of December 1960, different from all his brothers, ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, childhood, gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, homosexual, reconciliation, parents and children, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, lgbt, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, holy land, montreal quebec, jerusalem ...
⇓ 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, sentimental, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, fascism, surrealism, sheik, bathtub, postmodernism, human nature, small town life, youth, family relations, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexuality, coming of age, masturbation, age difference, road trip, sex, friendship, teenager, on the road, beach, male friendship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, runaway, on the road, orphan, sex, police, dream, robbery, pregnancy, store, human nature, teenager ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, liar, nude model, infidelity, midlife crisis, couple relations, coming of age, fall in love, love and romance, couples, human nature, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, france, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, absurd, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, coming of age, museum, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, childhood memory, parents and children, adolescence, writer's life, self esteem, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, coma, basketball, confession, birthday, artist, best friends, mentally challenged, single parent, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: europe, new york, france, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: voyeurism, teenager, coming of age, infidelity, nurse, sex, friendship, young lovers, couple relations, sexuality, romance, teenage boy ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, politics, infidelity, single parent, fall in love, self discovery, teenage love, best friends, romance, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, milwaukee wisconsin, paris france, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, talky, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, dysfunctional family, white house, parents and children, obsession, twins, thanksgiving, suburbs, siblings relations, assassination, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, coming of age, siblings relations, parents and children, puberty, beach, kite, diary, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: clever, realistic, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, love triangle, drug dealing, mistress, artist, heavy metal, parents and children, siblings relations, rock, parent child relationship, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, connecticut, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: bleak, disturbing, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, teenager, strong sexual content, innocence lost, parents and children, small town, siblings relations, family in crisis, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, piggy bank, koran, prostitute, coming of age, first sex, generation gap, young heroes, robbery, return ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, paris france, switzerland, greece, albania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, high school life, teenager, kids in trouble, lifestyle, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, transsexual, friendship, school dance, prom, pimp, small town, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, eccentric family, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, masturbation, debate, teenage life, dysfunctional family, misfit, youth, social misfits, contests and competitions, prank, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 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, semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: soldier, politics, marriage, party, tango, lust, murder, jealousy, desertion, love triangle, romance, love ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, sexual
Plot: friendship, coming of age, prostitute, dealing with death, prank, self discovery, looking for sex, parents and children, teenage love, midlife crisis, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, semi serious, offbeat, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, psychologist, debate, addiction, self discovery, eccentric family, suburbs, hypnosis, teenage crush, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, grandmother, aunt, coming of age, brothers, self discovery, love affair, parents and children, siblings relations, romance, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, tragicomedy, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, secret, neighbor, jealousy, sister sister relationship, confession, family, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, sibling relationship, family gatherings, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, vermont, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 4K
8 ? Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, wealthy businessman Philip Emmenthal and his son Storey open their own private harem in their family residence in Geneva (they get the idea while watching Federico Fellini's 8½ and after Storey is "given" ...
Style: sexy, surreal, erotic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: harem, obsession, nun, strong sexual content, parents and children, parent child relationship, illegal prostitution, sexual relations, estate, couples, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, switzerland, geneva switzerland, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: clever, witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, voyeurism, love and romance, fall in love, thanksgiving, family life, romance, youth, couples, seduction, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, fall in love, infidelity, couple relations, self discovery, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: classical music, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, friendship, couple relations, bisexuality, wife husband relationship, romance, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, urban, parenthood, coming of age, teacher, family life, jazz musician, black people, street kid, single parent, school, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sincere
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, self discovery, teenage love, love and romance, society, youth, master and servant, parents and children, teenage life, voyeurism, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Strange Relations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama - A NYC psychiatrist is diagnosed with leukemia - and when he finds out he was adopted, he travels to England in search of his birth mother and some answers. - Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl
Style: emotional, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: adoption, single parent, dealing with death, uncover truth, introspection, self discovery, parents and children, child illness, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, new york, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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