Movies like Sweet Lorraine

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Sweet Lorraine (1987)
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Sweet Lorraine (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Serio-comic look at the residents and staff of a Catskill Mountains resort during its final days.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hotel, friendship, friends, family relations, love and romance, ambition, hopes, love affair, elderly, couples, small town life, aging, small town, americana, jewish, summer, restaurant, waiter, cooking, cannabis, softball, busboy, cook
Time: 80s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Sweet Lorraine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and semi serious films with plots about family relations, love and romance, friendship, friends, couples, small town and couple relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Sweet Lorraine: Grandview, U.S.A. (1984), Just a Dream (2002), On Valentine's Day (1986), Paradise (1991), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, americana, love triangle, friendship, family relations, human nature, working class, fall in love, youth, society, grownups ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, california
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Just a Dream (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Film crew arrives in a small town in Nevada desert. Ends up changing the life of a 12-year-old kid and a friend of his, a movie lover.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: desert, filmmaking, friends, friendship, social relations, family relations, youth, interracial relations, family life, obsession, coming of age, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, usa
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On Valentine's Day (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elizabeth defies her wealthy parents by running off and marrying a young man of humble prospects, and her parents have not spoken to her since - even though the couple lives in a rooming house nearby, they are struggling financially, and she is ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: small town, family relations, humble, social relations, couples, family life, small town life, americana, adult virgin, hotel, alcohol abuse, love affair ...
Time: 1910s
Place: texas, usa
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Paradise (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Willard Young is a 10-year-old boy who is sent by his mother to stay with her best friend Lily Reed, who lives in the Delta shrimp-fishing country in a town called Paradise. Lily and her husband Ben have been living in an unmentioned emotional ...
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, couples, family problems, estrangement, friends, family relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, single parent, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, self discovery, small town life, friendship, lesbian, feminism, midlife crisis, generation gap, tomboy, aging, couple relations, elderly ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, louisiana
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71%
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Texasville (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, pregnancy, lovers reunited, americana, twins, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, best friends, single parent, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, couple relations, teenage life, small town life, fall in love, teenage love, self discovery, best friends, youth, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
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64%
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, elderly, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, golden years, friends, bittersweet, hospital, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: destiny, friendship, family relations, hopes, redemption, starting over, human nature, parents and children, romance, love and romance, small town, chance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Just days before Rhett (Chris Pine) is leaving for Nashville to pursue a lifelong dream of being a singer/songwriter, his girlfriend Samantha (Bre Blair) realizes that "his" future may not be "their" future. This news comes as a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, contemplative
Plot: small town, friends, ambition, follow your dream, couples, family relations, troublemaker, musician's life, love and romance, lifestyle, hopes, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
An Unremarkable Life (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The close bond between two elderly sisters is threatened when one of them begins to have romantic feelings for a local mechanic.
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: golden years, elderly, starting over, love and romance, aging, romance, forbidden love, family life, siblings relations, fall in love, family relations, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
To Dance with the White Dog (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and confidant. Sam takes the dog on a nostalgic journey which ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, dog, family relations, couples, animal life, unfulfillment, elderly, dealing with death, love and romance, golden years, ghost, aging ...
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Old Enough (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The 12 years old well-bred Lonnie meets the impudent Karen on the street. They spend some time together and Karen teaches Lonnie some of her favorite occupancies, like make-up, shoplifting, skipping school and lying to the parent about it, but ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, class differences, society, hopes, youth, teenage life, social differences, rich and poor, friends, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Whales of August (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Whales of August is a 1987 film based on a play by David Berry starring Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. Also in the cast were Ann Sothern as one of their friends, and Vincent Price as a peripheral member of the former Russian ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: elderly lovers, sister sister relationship, couples, family relations, friends, young at heart, bittersweet, love and romance, golden years, eccentric family, friendship, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Outlander (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: It is the early 20th century. A stranger arrives in the small, rural community and disrupts the lives of its inhabitants. The man, who refuses to give his name, is dubbed The Outlander. A traveller who disdains conventional behaviour and ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, love affair, social relations, village life, village, fall in love, family relations, stranger, rivalry, love and romance, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada
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Lebanon, Pa. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will, a charming 35-year-old Philadelphia ad man, heads to Lebanon, Pa. to bury his recently deceased father. He forms an unexpected friendship with CJ, his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: americana, culture clash, family relations, pregnancy, love and romance, society, small town, road not taken, wooing, youth, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
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47%
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Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, infidelity, redemption, haunted by the past, couple relations, couples, friendship, bittersweet, friends, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Cool, Dry Place (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five year old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, single father, bittersweet, friendship, friends, couples, family relations, couple relations, human nature, small town life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Old Cats (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Isidora, an old woman, discovers that her mind is quickly deteriorating. At an apparently relaxed dinner table, she will desperately try to hide her state from her daughter, a demanding woman who awaits any sign of senility in order to take way ...
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family problems, couples, estrangement, family relations, introspection, redemption, mental illness, parents and children, golden years, hopes, disagreement, family feud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Queen to Play (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a small Corsican village, the life of Hélène, ordinary and single, She works as a maid in a hotel and is married happily with her Husband Ange and her fifteen year-old daughter. Her modest and monotonous life seems to be predetermined... One ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Plot: chess, family relations, midlife crisis, hotel, island, ambition, couples, hopes, follow your dream, self discovery, strong female presence, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Thicker Than Water (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Natalie Travers (Melissa Gilbert) discovers he was married to a rodeo star before he married Natalie’s mother. Upset that her father kept part of his life a secret from her and bewildered over how a prominent judge ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: friendship, self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, society, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, farm, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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For a Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, Anne makes a shocking discovery: an old photograph casts doubt on her origins and leads her to discover a mysterious uncle who lived with her parents after the war. As she lifts the lid on a long forgotten family ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: infidelity, love affair, uncover truth, haunted by the past, destiny, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, family problems, family relations, protecting from truth, death in the family ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Love Letters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: United States Senator, Andrew Ladd, revisits his life after a woman he loved, but only wrote letters to, dies. Having met as children the two grow apart as he enters politics and she aspires to be an artist. While success follows him, she has a more ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching
Plot: love, senator, friends, couples, fall in love, looking for love, love affair, unfulfilled love, friendship, tragic love, performer's life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Do Fish Do It? (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 16-year old Jan is absent-mindedly strolling through the streets when he's run over by roller-skating Nina. As fast as she has stormed into his life, however, she rushes off again. Nina is 15 years old and full of crazy ideas. She lives ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, aids, fish, best friends, family relations, breakup, love and romance, youth, couples, skating, teenage love, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, friends, estrangement, unfulfillment, lifestyle, golden years, loneliness, aging, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
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Face the Music (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Divorced couple Charlie and Lisa Hunter once a song writing team decide to spend a weekend in the French countryside to inspire them to write one last song together. But there is one person who isn't too crazy about the idea... Charlie's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: friendship, artists and showbiz, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, friends, couples, breakup, family relations, french countryside, divorced couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Christmas Memory (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried.
Style: uplifting, semi serious, realistic, feel good, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, friendship, family relations, christmas, small town life, family gatherings, countryside, adult virgin, eccentric family, family life, friends, buddies ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, performer's life, bittersweet, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, society, single parent, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 30K
On Golden Pond (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, elderly, alienation, reconciliation, lake, aging, bittersweet, old age, golden years, family gatherings, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%