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Welcome to Me (2014)
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Welcome to Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing, talky, dark humor, satirical, psychological, melancholic, bleak ...
Plot: mental illness, tv show, obsession, life turned upside down, media, mental disorders, depression, friendship, loneliness, medication, hermaphrodite, character study, storytelling, misfit, psychiatrist, drugs, teenager, dog, gay, casino, millionaire, food, marijuana, female nudity, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1996, year 1989, year 1971
Place: usa, california, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about loneliness, storytelling, drinking, dialogue, depression, mentor and relationships mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Welcome to Me: Ingrid Goes West (2017), Grandma (2015), Margot at the Wedding (2007), Maps to the Stars (2014), Igby Goes Down (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Style: humorous, light, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: social media, obsessed fan, obsession, pursuit, love interest, charlatan, selfie, loneliness, party, lie, secret, friendship ...
Place: california, usa
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100%
 6.7
 14K
Grandma (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: aging, abortion, road trip, on the road, parents and children, family relations, pregnancy, grandparent grandchild relationship, friendship, teenager, mother daughter relationship, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, confession, secret, jealousy, family gatherings, family problems, family life, family relations, wedding preparations and rituals, human nature, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, harvard university, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, realistic, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, haunted by the past, mental illness, aspiring actor, therapy, obsession, family problems, desire for fame, parents and children, actor's life, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.9
 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: humorous, dark humor, cynical, depressing, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, teenage life, eccentric family, family problems, addiction, life is a bitch, falling in love, coming of age, parents and children, terminal illness, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, chicago illinois, connecticut, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 75K
Young Adult (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, talky, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, thirtysomething life, homecoming, jealousy, looking for love, hopes, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, obsessive quest, self esteem, high school, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 10K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, captivating, cynical, humorous, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, showbiz, buddies, drugs/alcohol, friendship, love triangle, sarcasm, insanity, misfit, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Station Agent (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: loneliness, friendship, inheritance, lifestyle, dwarf, misfit, human nature, social misfits, antisocial behavior, small town, depression, human relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 34K
Greenberg (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
Style: semi serious, psychological, sincere, satirical, talky ...
Plot: friendship, personal assistant, starting over, misfit, reunion, self fulfillment, fall in love, love and romance, mentally unstable, old love, buddies, escape from reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
As Cool as I Am (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A smart teenage girl comes of age in a small town with her self-centered parents who had her when they were teenagers.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, teenage life, teen romance, family problems, parents and children, crumbling marriage, youth, family relations, small town, teenage girl, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 17K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary friend, midlife crisis, coming of age, imaginary character, teenage life, down on your luck, superhero, small town, party, writers, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, atlantic ocean, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 5K
Chuck & Buck (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buck is a man-child who has lived his existence in a life of kindergarten collages and lollipops. Buck remembers his old childhood friend Chuck, with whom he feels a need to reconnect with after having invited him to his mother's funeral. Buck ...
Style: psychological, dark humor, cynical, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, gay, stalking, friendship, reunion, danger, dysfunctional character, mentally unstable, love triangle, unrequited love, man child, childhood friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, psychological, humorous, biting ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, hopes, crumbling marriage, family relations, sexual abuse, perversion, sexual perversion, obsession, misfit, haunted by the past, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 35K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: professor, midlife crisis, depression, dying, family, mental illness, neighbor, nursing, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, poland, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 9K
Mumford (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, psychologist, therapy, romance, mysterious character, fall in love, hidden identity, starting over, power relations, small town life, depression, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: west virginia, phoenix arizona, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 51K
Irrational Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: teachers and students, college, depression, love and romance, love affair, mystery, character study, loneliness, unlikely friendships, moral ambiguity, redemption, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, talky ...
Plot: salesman, friendship, unemployment, starting over, addiction, marital problem, midlife crisis, alcohol abuse, goodhearted, down on your luck, life is a bitch, age difference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, texas, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, couples, love and romance, suburban life, couple relations, starting over, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Humboldt County (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: weed, fish out of water, medical student, family relations, self discovery, human nature, eccentric family, disorder, wilderness, medical school, hippie, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, depressing, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, mentally unstable, family drama, love, mental illness, social misfits, romance, supportive parent, bipolar disorder, male female friendship, fall in love, troubled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 528K
Birdman or (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, surreal, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, father daughter relationship, desire for fame, alter ego, surrealism, actor, superhero, existentialism, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, unfulfillment, homecoming, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 18K
Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: depression, suicide, therapist, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, widower, hollywood, power relations, doctors and patients, drugs/alcohol, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Elling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and female-obsessed virgin in his 40s. After two years, the men ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mental illness, mental institution, odd couple, social worker, human nature, misfit, love and romance, friendship between men, pregnancy, poet, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south pole, norway, cambodia, bosnia, oslo norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
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Peep World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, siblings relations, family gatherings, writer's life, parents and children, family feud, artists and showbiz, family relations, sexual dysfunction, family problems, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dear White People (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: racism, college, student life, campus, college life, interracial relations, prejudice, storytelling, marijuana, obsession, student, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, year 2011, 2010s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 31K
Choke (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Style: cynical, melancholic, sexual, thought provoking, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, scam, restaurant, dysfunctional family, parents and children, alzheimer's disease, life is a bitch, depression, sex addict, lie, womanizer, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 167K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: mind bending, talky, witty, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: writer's block, obsession, mentally unstable, filmmaking, writer's life, family relations, odd, artists and showbiz, twins, uptight character, loneliness, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, new york, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Happy Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, ironic ...
Plot: family, christmas, eccentric family, introspection, siblings relations, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, family relations, disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: touching, realistic, talky, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, adoption, family relations, marital problem, drinking problem, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, unhappy, diary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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