Movies like Infinitely Polar Bear

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Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)
 7.0
 14K
Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: bipolar disorder, youth, family relations, parents and children, dog, dancing, school, basketball, talent show, karate, friendship, fishing, food, winter, depression, doll, swing, summer, photographer, happiness, sister sister relationship, singing, african american, song, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1978, year 1967
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts

Most similar movies to Infinitely Polar Bear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about telephone call, drinking, dialogue, love and romance, family relations, storytelling and mentor mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Infinitely Polar Bear: Silver Linings Playbook (2012), 5 to 7 (2014), The Kids Are All Right (2010), The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), Barry Munday (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, realistic, intense, dramatic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mentally unstable, depression, social misfits, mental illness, supportive parent, fall in love, passionate interest, romance, letter, neighbor, running, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 16K
5 to 7 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, romance, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, couples, love affair, couple relations, family relations, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, gender, artificial insemination, lesbian relationship, biological father, argument, control freak, parenthood, parents and children, gays and lesbians, love affair, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family life, love affair, marriage, self discovery, family problems, haunted by the past, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Barry Munday (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Barry Munday, a libido-driven wage slave who spends all his time either ogling, fantasizing about or trying to pick up women, wakes up in hospital after a freak attack only to find that his testicles have been removed.
Style: realistic, offbeat, tragicomedy, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: testicles, genital mutilation, pregnancy, castration, doctor, letter, lawsuit, down on your luck, family relations, life turned upside down, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for ...
Style: humorous, sexual, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, romance, couples, fall in love, humble, against the odds, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, youth, opposites attract, social differences ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, tahiti, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Rumor Has It... (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: uncover truth, love affair, extramarital affair, romance, oldies, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, dysfunctional family, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young lovers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, parenthood, single father, newspaper, columnist, vacation, widower, shore, single parent, romance, widow widower, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sex, love, revenge, police, suicide, college, party, prank, humiliation, student, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rhode island, campus, usa, connecticut, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friends, friendship, teenager, cancer, teenage life, high school life, best friends, youth, family relations, high school student, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.5
 9K
Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: realistic, touching, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, hospital, pregnancy, birthday, generation gap, lgbt, romance, fish out of water, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, china, shanghai china, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 49K
Away We Go (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt’s parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, on the road, search, journey, sonogram, bedtime story, biracial, student protest, parenthood, thirtysomething life, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, belgium, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, infidelity, cheating, womanizer, romance, college, couples, fall in love, friends, rehabilitation, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, france, manhattan new york city, medical school, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: audition, mother daughter relationship, romance, generation gap, couples, love and romance, meaningful kiss, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcée finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Before long, the two are locked in a ...
Style: mumblecore, offbeat, sentimental, tragicomedy, feel good ...
Plot: musician, rivalry, romance, unlikely couple, protective parent, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, living with parents, wedding preparations and rituals, ex couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Learning to Drive (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: elderly, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, urban, car accident, laundromat, singing, rain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, mother daughter relationship, audition, sister sister relationship, family, lifestyle, misfit, physical appearance, family life, love affair, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 64K
Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: emotional, humorous, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, stewardess, self discovery, suicide attempt, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, falling in love, on the road, map, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, mississippi, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Last Kiss (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cheating, pregnancy, battle of the sexes, casual sex, architect, stripper, wedding, romance, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, africa, copenhagen denmark, sydney australia, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
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Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, age difference, romance, older woman younger man relationship, couples, love affair, fall in love, thirtysomething life, love of one's life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 128K
Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: musician's life, music, father daughter relationship, relationships, coping, folk, family relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, family in crisis, one last chance, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
It Runs in the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, college, school dance, family life, eccentric family, couples, family problems, human nature, society, aging, couple relations, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, best friends, platonic, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, child birth, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, family life, couples, introspection, romance, love and romance, hopes, siblings relations, family relations, alienation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, campus, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, 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: sincere, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, youth, drinking problem, classmates, couples, teenager, high school, self discovery, prom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: mumblecore, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, tunnel, romance, introspection, gem, self discovery, couples, couple relations, hopes, cons and scams, family relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 32K
Admission (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Strait-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: parents and children, singleness, love and romance, college, adoption, mentor, male female relationship, relationships, teacher student relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, 80s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 73K
Spanglish (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: single parent, unfulfilled love, chef, cook, romance, mexican, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, parent child relationship, relationship problems, language barrier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, malibu california, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cape of Good Hope (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mark Bamford's thought-provoking comedy explores the ever-present friction between class, race and faith in modern-day South Africa, tracing the intersection of multiple lives. A Drama revolving around 3 women's lives and how they are ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious, humorous
Plot: astronomer, pregnancy, interracial relations, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, love and romance, boss and employee, hopes, love triangle, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 201K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychiatrist, marijuana, depression, friendship, self discovery, romance, family relations, friends, drugs/alcohol, funeral, doctor, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%