Movies like Moonrise Kingdom

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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
 7.8
 351K
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, sentimental, touching, witty, humorous, feel good, melancholic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, children, island, boy scout, first love, adolescence, youth, journey, search party, orphan, social misfits, camp, romance, summer camp, young love, sheriff, adventure, teenage love, letter, childhood sweetheart, dysfunctional family, childhood, runaway child, family relations, small town sheriff ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 1960s
Place: new england, usa, plymouth, england

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Most similar movies to Moonrise Kingdom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about storytelling, mentor, loneliness, destiny, dialogue, bittersweet and runaway mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Moonrise Kingdom: Submarine (2010), Flipped (2010), Rushmore (1998), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Little Miss Sunshine (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 92K
Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: visually appealing, witty, surreal, talky, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, virginity, teenager, school, high school, teenage love, adolescence, youth, social relations, loss of virginity, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: wales, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.7
 91K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: first love, childhood, love and romance, fall in love, school, childhood sweetheart, adolescence, teenage love, teenage life, young love, love, neighbor ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1963, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.6
 187K
Rushmore (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teacher, love triangle, depression, friendship, student, jealousy, teenager, obsession, preparatory school, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, witty, surreal, dramatic ...
Plot: hotel, adventure, mentor protege relationship, prison escape, luxury hotel, murder, prison, painting, escapades, gunfight, fictional country, art theft ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1985 ...
Place: eastern europe, alps, europe, hungary, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a ...
Style: witty, humorous, stylized, surreal, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ocean, revenge, expedition, submarine, eccentricity, rivalry, adventure, vengeance, sea, dysfunctional family, marijuana, magic realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.
Style: road movie, feel good, funny, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, gay, obsessive quest, family relations, escapades, coming of age, parenthood, drugs, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: california, new mexico, arizona, albuquerque new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, funny, humorous, sentimental, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, depression, friendship, psychiatric ward, adolescence, teenage love, teenage life, anxiety, mental institution, teenage boy, supportive friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, first love, teenage life, youth, teenage love, couples, romance, family relations, high school, classmate, drinking problem ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, shyness, high school life, suicide, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.2
 89K
Stuck in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.
Style: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, sad, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: writer's life, coming of age, teenage love, relationships, family, casual sex, family relations, youth, teenager, writers, love, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 442K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, touching, feel good, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: father son relationship, fish, adventure, magic realism, journey, loneliness, surrealism, magic, witch, mermaid, death, fantasy world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, alabama, paris france, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", ...
Style: road movie, touching, emotional, talky, humorous ...
Plot: train, dysfunctional family, introspection, journey, suicide attempt, reconciliation, travel, complex characters, eccentricity, train travel, grief, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, himalaya, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Youth in Revolt (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a fan of Albert Camus and Jean-Luc Godard, teenage Nick Twisp is definitely out of his element when his mother and her boyfriend move the family to a trailer park. When a pretty neighbor named Sheeni plays records by French crooners, it's ...
Style: witty, surreal, absurd, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: coming of age, teenager, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of virginity, adolescence, teen angst, virginity, high school, fall in love, teenage life, wooing ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, oakland california, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, friendship, summer, first love, teenage girl, teenage love, teenager, female friendship, self discovery, love, women, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, greece, south carolina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, teen drama
Plot: summer, teenager, friendship, vacation, coming of age, shyness, loneliness, youth, dysfunctional family, teenage love, life philosophy, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: feel good, funny, depressing, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, suicide, death, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, existentialism, eccentricity, depression, funeral, misfit, dysfunctional family, life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, relationships, women, divorce, romance, happy ending, life, bittersweet, writers, marriage, crime gone awry, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 185K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, kids, family outing ...
Plot: coming of age, father son relationship, friendship, dating, dysfunctional family, bullying, loneliness, christmas, mentor, motherhood, childhood, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.1
 59K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, brother sister relationship, love, romance, mechanic, misfit, fall in love, disability, love and romance, dysfunctional family, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: sweet, touching, romantic, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: relationships, love, breakup, couple relations, love story, love and romance, destiny, unfulfilled love, life philosophy, romance, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Flamingo Kid (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Willis, thoroughly unhappy with his modest homestead, embraces the other-world aspects of his summer job at the posh Flamingo Club. He spurns his father in favor of the patronage of smooth-talking Phil Brody and is seduced ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, exciting, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, romance, summer job, teenager, wisdom of life, gambler, youth, fall in love, social differences, nightclub, beach, summer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 80s, year 1963
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 30K
Now and Then (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, small town, women, female friendship, best friends, youth, teenager, teenage life, childhood, friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1970, year 1991, 70s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 6K
Tadpole (2002)
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, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, female pedophile, love and romance, adolescence, fall in love, friendship, love, obsession, thanksgiving, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Indian Summer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: camp, friendship, childhood sweetheart, summer camp, childhood, honest, reunited friends, mentor, family, group of friends, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 59K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: romantic, touching, sweet, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, chance meeting, adventure, love, hopes, life philosophy, loneliness, honest, jazz musician, nothing goes right, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Kings of Summer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Toy, on the verge of adolescence, finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank's attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, he escapes to a clearing in the woods with his best friend, Patrick, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, friendship, summer, runaway, lifestyle change, high school, forest, wilderness, teenage runaway, teenage protagonist, hospital, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.3
 756K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: loneliness, love, social relations, life, love and romance, optimism, existentialism, lifestyle change, young woman, life philosophy, cafe, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, 20th century, year 1997 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Castaway on the Moon (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mr. Kim is jobless, lost in debt and has been dumped by his girlfriend. He decides to end it all by jumping into the Han River - only to find himself washed up on a small, mid-river island. He soon abandons thoughts of suicide or rescue and begins a ...
Style: philosophical, touching, emotional, sweet, art house ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, isolation, suicide attempt, castaway, island, society, redemption, wilderness, survival, love story, self discovery, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, seoul, asia, korea, south korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Damsels in Distress (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome transfer student Lily into their group which seeks to help severely depressed ...
Style: talky, sexy, thought provoking, absurd, satirical ...
Plot: college, fraternity, depression, eccentricity, surrealism, loneliness, relationships, best friends, college life, romance, self discovery, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 83K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: romantic, sexy, feel good, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, friendship, coming of age, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, relationships, class differences, dysfunctional family, first love, bullying, single father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%