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Stateside
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film follows a rebellious teenager on leave from the Marines who falls in love with a female musician. The relationship is threatened when she develops a mental illness...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, love and romance, romance, youth, prank, mental illness, basic training, military life, teenage life, coming of age, fall in love, power relations, disorder, boot camp, eye injury, spyglass, mail, false teeth, alarm clock, volkswagen beetle, u.s. marine corps, fur coat, school dance, foosball, drunk driving ...
Time: contemporary, year 1980
Place: new york state, south carolina, connecticut, beirut lebanon, naples italy, north carolina, california

Most similar movies to Stateside

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, sex, lifestyle, singer, love affair and dancing mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Stateside: Forty Shades of Blue (2005), The Hottest State (2006), Clara and Me (2004), West of Here (2002), Whirlygirl (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Forty Shades of Blue
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-n-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, immigrants, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa, russia
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System:   95%
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The Hottest State
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: actor's life, romance, young lovers, urban, love and romance, couples, fall in love, city life, actor, sexuality, sex, musician ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
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System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
 6.5
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Clara and Me
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Antoine has what every young single man could wish: a promising career, true and loyal friends, and an apartment of his own. However, he's a lonely man, until he meets Clara, a beautiful and exciting woman, and deeply falls in love with her. ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, emotional, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, romance, self discovery, singleness, lovers reunited, pregnancy, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   58%
 
 6.1
 91
West of Here
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores his father's disapproval and takes the family's antique truck for ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: on the road, opposites attract, romance, starting over, teenage love, midlife crisis, hopes, love and romance, truck, car accident, drug dealing, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, california, san francisco, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   73%
 
 5.9
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Whirlygirl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a run in with a hot exotic dancer one wintry night straight-laced prep school student James will find himself on the ride of his life. Risking his future he follows this mysterious woman to New York City - ditching school dodging cops and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: dedicated educator, college, hardcase students, high school, follow your dream, teachers and students, school, teenage love, boarding school, tragic love, party, boarding school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
 5.7
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Food of Love
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Young aspiring pianist attracts attention of famous musicians. Chance encounters bring them together but expectations must be managed by all.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, romance, love affair, gender, love and romance, musician's life, parents and children, coming out, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, barcelona, california, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   68%
 
 5.9
 71K
The Last Song
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, father daughter relationship, cancer, love, parents and children, coming of age, romance, rock, relationships, vampire human love, wedding, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
 7.3
 77K
Crazy Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, music, loneliness, aging, drinking, country, music business, musician's life, singer, musician, journalist, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new mexico, houston texas, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   48%
 
A Song for Martin
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Martin, conductor of a symphonic orchestra, meet Barbara, violine player and they start a relationship. Five years later Martin starts to develop loss of memory and becomes more and more confused. Finally he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, opera, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, fall in love, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
A Slipping-Down Life
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rock, musician's life, romance, single parent, theme park, love affair, small town, addiction, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
Chopin: Desire for Love
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: romance, musician's life, music, prodigy, opposites attract, destructive relationship, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, infidelity, society, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, paris france, siberia, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
Permanent Record
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David Sinclair seems to have everything going for him: he's smart, musically talented, and very successful. To top off his senior year in high school, his band is trying to get a recording session. Therefore, David's suicide leaves ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, suicide, coming of age, drinking, death, friendship, runaway, buddies, school, romance, social misfits, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
Listen to Your Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Danny Foster doesn't have much: an apartment as small as his paychecks, no family, and a struggling music career. Yet for him, "every day is a great day to be alive," an attitude he gained from his mother's unwavering optimism ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, fall in love, romance, artists and showbiz, urban, love and romance, couples, musician's life, couple relations, parents and children, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Charlotte Sometimes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, gays and lesbians, young lovers, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
House of Fools
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The war film that's not a war film. A film about the mental institution which backdrop is the Chechen war. A story about the patients living in an institution during the war on the border of Chechnia and Russia during the war. The patients have ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, love affair, mental institution, mental illness, romance, fall in love, love and romance, war, soldier, military life, battles, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: russia, afghanistan, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 5.2
 870
Yellow
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amaryllis Campos is a young, classically trained Latina ballerina, who dreams of leaving her impoverished home in Puerto Rico to pursue fame and fortune as a dancer. Amaryllis heads for New York City, where she is forced to work in a seedy strip ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexy, uplifting
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, dancer's life, romance, follow your dream, human nature, self discovery, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, immigrants, aging, nightlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, puerto rico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
 8.0
 46K
Head-On
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, rough, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, love, obsession, romance, german, marriage, culture clash, suicide attempt, drinking, drugs, hospital, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, turkey, hamburg germany, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 6.3
 487
Free Radicals
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the death of Manu (Resetarits) in a car accident, the film relates the interwoven stories of several people who become indirectly connected by the events and aftermath of the crash.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: dealing with death, love affair, shopping mall, parents and children, small town, death in the family, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, introspection, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, brazil, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
 6.4
 6K
The Company
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ensemble drama centered around a group of ballet dancers, with a focus on one young dancer who's poised to become a principal performer.
Style: talky, stylized, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: ballet, dance, dancing, dancer's life, performer's life, wine, music, ambition, creativity, dialogue, artists and showbiz, art ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
 6.9
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Dandelion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: young heroes, young lovers, romance, factory, innocence lost, small town, dysfunctional family, teenage love, coming of age, family in crisis, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
 7.0
 639
Jeremy
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeremy Jones is learning cello at an arts school in New York. At school he spots Susan Rollins, who practices for a ballet audition, and he falls in love on first sight. He's very diffident in nearing her, so he gets some help of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, romance, fall in love, school, dedicated educator, musician's life, young lovers, teenage love, follow your dream, parents and children, cinderella story, high school life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
 6.2
 905
Nana 2
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two girls with the same name but very different personalities share an apartment in this sequel to Nana. The rising fame of Nana Osaki's band, the Black Stones, is beginning to take a toll on the best friends' relationship. Meanwhile, Nana ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: best friends, romance, love triangle, friends, love and romance, coming of age, music band, pregnancy, musician's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
Beauty and the Bastard
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Modern finnish movie about two very different young adults that after a chance meeting end up making music together and fall in love. While Nellis parents have the perfect career and man planned, she dreams of becoming a singer. Through a chance ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: hip hop, love and romance, youth, couples, school, opposites attract, romance, coming of age, love affair, fall in love, r&b, hip hop culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
Very Good Girls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: best friends, urban, friendship, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, coming of age, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
 6.5
 61K
Footloose
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: small town, music, high school, dancing, dance, culture clash, rebellion, romance, teenager, rock, americana, rock and roll ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
A Song from the Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This poignant love story stars Amy Grant as a beautiful, blind concert cellist who falls for a famous, self-centered pianist but doesn't realize that true love is right before her eyes.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, music, couples, musician's life, opposites attract, love affair, teachers and students, disability, youth, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 4.8
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9 Songs
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall - London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: sex, music, infidelity, sexuality, male nudity, drugs, pornography, couple relations, strong sexual content, rock, relationships, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
 3.7
 61
W.C.
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set in and around the male and female toilets of a Dublin jazz bar. A drama concerning the trials and tribulations of two lowly paid toilet attendants and the people they serve.
Style: serious, sincere, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: social differences, jazz, bar, nightlife, romance, working class, workplace situations, society, workplace, prostitute, immigrants, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, russia, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
Lost and Delirious
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves ...
Style: touching, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, lesbian, love, romance, friendship, school, sex, obsession, betrayal, poetry, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
Save the Last Dance 2
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. She has ballet classes with the rigid and famous Monique ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancer's life, music, performer's life, prodigy, romance, school, underdog, follow your dream, ambition, teachers and students, hopes, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
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