Movies like Stateside

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Stateside (2004)
 5.9
 2K
Stateside (2004)
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, captivating
Plot: mental illness, boot camp, teenage life, fall in love, love affair, military life, youth, romance, prank, basic training, schizophrenia, u.s. navy, love and romance, coming of age, disorder, power relations, sex, dancing, rape, ship, mental institution, musician, teacher, lawyer, police ...
Time: contemporary, year 1980
Place: new york, california, naples italy, beirut lebanon, north carolina, connecticut, south carolina ...

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, sex, friendship, dancing, kiss, romance and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Stateside: The Hottest State (2006), Forty Shades of Blue (2005), The Last Song (2010), Whirlygirl (2006), Clara and Me (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hottest State (2006)
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, sexuality, actor, love affair, youth, young lovers, romance, couple relations, fall in love, musician's life, lifestyle, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa, mexico, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
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: sincere, emotional, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, family relations, love affair, crumbling marriage, romance, family problems, love and romance, estrangement, couples, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.0
 80K
The Last Song (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, youth, teenage life, teenage love, teen romance, love, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, love and romance, coming of age, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, ireland, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 1K
Whirlygirl (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: realistic, captivating, disturbing, light, serious
Plot: teenage love, party, love and romance, social differences, college, teenage life, lifestyle, hopes, society, infatuation, high school, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 700
Clara and Me (2004)
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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: couples, wizards and magicians, fall in love, lovers reunited, introspection, parents and children, love affair, self discovery, midlife crisis, family relations, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
House of Fools (2002)
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, psychological, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, love affair, fall in love, military life, romance, war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, schizophrenic, prisoner, soldier, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: chechnya, russia, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Permanent Record (1988)
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, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, suicide, grief, school, high school life, social misfits, love and romance, lifestyle, misfit, buddies, youth ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: composer, prodigy, love affair, musician's life, lifestyle, opposites attract, society, couples, destructive relationship, fall in love, romance, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, mallorca, warsaw poland, siberia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
A Slipping-Down Life (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, love and romance, love affair, rock, lifestyle, musician's life, opposites attract, groupie, singer, small town, obsession, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 83K
Crazy Heart (2009)
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: touching, sincere, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: musician, country music, alcohol abuse, journalist, loneliness, singer, redemption, hopes, financial problem, alcoholic, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico, houston texas, phoenix arizona, santa fe new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 123
West of Here (2002)
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: emotional, touching, sincere, road movie, serious ...
Plot: truck, on the road, starting over, love and romance, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, pickup truck, family relations, father son relationship, car accident, music, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, california, san francisco, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Listen to Your Heart (2010)
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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, musician's life, love and romance, couples, parents and children, romance, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 508
Free Radicals (2003)
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, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, teenage life, introspection, love and romance, hopes, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, couples, youth, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, brazil, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Song for Martin (2001)
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: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, couples, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, musician's life, crumbling marriage, fall in love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Very Good Girls (2013)
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: first sex, love triangle, wooing, friendship, loss of virginity, youth, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, coming of age, fall in love, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 2K
Food of Love (2002)
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, love affair, gay relationship, youth, lifestyle, musician's life, romance, coming out, spouse leaving, passionate interest, husband wife relationship, aspiring musician ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, barcelona, usa, barcelona spain, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 913
Yellow (2006)
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: emotional, serious, uplifting, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: follow your dream, lifestyle, relationship vs career, self discovery, fall in love, love affair, nightlife, dancer's life, romance, stripper, life is a bitch, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bride of the Wind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, family relations, infidelity, prodigy, love affair, ambition, opposites attract, lifestyle, couples, romance, obsession, remarry ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe, new york, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 69K
Footloose (1984)
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, captivating, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: dancing, high school, music, dance, youth, rebelliousness, love and romance, dancer's life, rebellion, small town, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 615
B-Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young female breakdancer, Angel, moves to Los Angeles after an attack by an ex-boyfriend nearly ends her dance career forever. B-Girl follows Angel through recovery and acceptance of a new life as she busts a move into the male-centric world of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: hip hop, family relations, dancing, teenage life, ambition, dancer's life, follow your dream, parents and children, human spirit, lifestyle, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, coming of age, family relations, human nature, showbiz, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, overnight success, youth, actor's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1936
Place: california, usa, los angeles, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 5K
To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, family relations, looking for sex, downfall, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, society, youth, family problems, couples, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: opposites attract, couples, love affair, student life, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, crime, crimes, college, neo noir, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 426
Roseland (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Roseland" is made up of three stories, sometimes connecting, all set in the famed New York dance palace, and all having the same theme: finding the right dance partner.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, loneliness, looking for love, romance, elderly, couples, music, disco, party, ballroom dancing, nightclub, dance school ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 3K
Adam & Steve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, clever
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, gay, one night stand, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, gays and lesbians, one-night stand, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary, year 2004, 80s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 1K
14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, fall in love, first love, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, juvenile delinquency, underage sex, suburbs, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 7K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: obsession, forbidden love, young lovers, mental illness, romance, destructive relationship, tragic love, teenage life, couples, parents and children, coming of age, first love ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
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: sincere, sexy, light, captivating, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, auto mechanic, crumbling marriage, young lovers, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Falling Like This (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Falling Like This showcases compelling performances by two young actors, Brian Vaughan and Megan Wilson. Writer/Director Dani Minnick has crafted a compassionate examination of the ragged edge of suburban life as characterized by Boyd, a charming, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, young lovers, juvenile delinquency, youth, romance, on the run, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, parents and children, love affair, couple relations, human nature, starting over, life is a bitch, couples, self discovery, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, india, manhattan new york city, laos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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