Movies like Johan 2005

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Johan (2005)
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Johan (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan Dros is born as eleventh consecutive son of soccer-obsessed pa Rinus, who raises his boys mainly as the small island Texel's team. Johan's rare reprieves from training for a sport he doesn't care for cease when ma dies. After captain brother Johhny sort of steals his local girl-friend Evy, Johan leaves for Amsterdam, where he becomes a hairdresser and would-be singer. Soccer, a vocal TV talent-hunt and Evy will bring them all together again, but also raise unprecedented strife in the Dros family
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, family relations, coming of age, family life, fall in love, sport team, youth, obsession, ambition, gender, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, love at first sight, coming out, friends, misfit, love and romance, artists and showbiz, high school life, human nature, couples, musician's life, lifestyle, social misfits, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, youth, fall in love and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Johan: Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002), Don't Let Me Drown (2009), Painkillers (2014), Lena (2011), Blue Gate Crossing (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: love and romance, drug abuse, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, couples, life is a bitch, romance, love, brother brother relationship, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
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95%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, parents and children, family relations, youth, society, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Painkillers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Casper (Gijs Blom) has never met his father and lives alone with his mother Marit (Birgit Schuurman). He likes to spend his free time playing the piano, so he is thrilled when he is chosen to become a pianist in a youth orchestra – and especially ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, single parent, youth, teenage life, search for father, absent father, friendship, love and romance, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 497
Lena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: leaving home, coming of age, teenage love, parents and children, physical appearance, teenage life, family relations, family problems, youth, teenager, sexual abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Blue Gate Crossing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, high school, friendship, teenage life, partners, lgbt, high school life, gender, couples, best friends, romance, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Boy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A poet sells his collection of comic books and action figures in order to afford to hire a male stripper on New Years Eve.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sexy, sexual
Plot: forbidden love, self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, obsession, lgbt, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Perfect Man (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A philandering husband unknowingly falls back in love with his wife over the phone when she pretends to be another woman.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, ex husband ex wife relationship, urban, romance, walking a dog, applying lipstick, female singer, woman smoker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Summer of Sangaile (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Lithuania, France, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at the summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents' lakeside villa. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds in her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: teenage love, self discovery, coming of age, romance, youth, love affair, lesbian relationship, fall in love, follow your dream, countryside, teenage girl, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 152
Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, parents and children, countryside, teenage life, bittersweet, estate, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Tiny Times (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When four best friends try and move forward in their work and personal life, they realize that trying to live their life's dream is more difficult than they imagine -- especially in the high fashion world of Shanghai.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, friendship, romance, ambition, coming of age, relationship vs career, youth, couples, looking for love, traffic jam, strong female presence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 476
Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: school, friends, coming of age, youth, teenage life, high school, lifestyle, high school life, family relations, love and romance, teachers and students, school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A between-the-sheets peek at Black Love and Sexuality
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: sexual relations, teenage life, society, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, couples, romance, sexual content, profanity, loss of virginity, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 155
Boys Life 6 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Anthonlogy of four gay-themed stories centered around the idea of first-time crushes.
Style: realistic, sentimental, anthology, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, teenage love, youth, gender, coming of age, family relations, seduction, addiction, love, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, couple relations, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, holiday, family gatherings, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Maggie and Annie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Annie has it all in life. A wonderful husband and a darling little girl. All is going well until she goes to a softball practice and meets Maggie. Maggie -- cute, athletic, and openly gay -- touches feeling deep down inside Annie that she has no ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, love affair, couples, romance, hopes, love and romance, family life, fall in love, sport, sport team, lgbt, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Gabi on the Roof in July (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ambitious painter on the verge of a big break confronts his moral decay when his idealist, hell-raising, younger sister comes to stay with him in New York City for the summer.
Style: humorous, emotional, contemplative, light, captivating ...
Plot: romance, follow your dream, introspection, battle of the sexes, youth, lifestyle, family relations, couples, college, relationship vs career, human nature, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 995
Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay, siblings relations, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, lifestyle, romance, family relations, incest, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: lovers reunited, hopes, love and romance, romance, fall in love, youth, interracial relations, coming of age, hotshot lawyer, college, best friends, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, best friends, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, family life, family problems, couples, dream come true, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Brother the Vampire (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Josh is about to turn 30; he's mentally retarded, and likes to play at being a vampire. His sister Nicole is 15, and dealing with her impending womanhood; middle brother Mike is the "normal" one, but in some ways the most childish - ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: mentally challenged, love and romance, dysfunctional family, teenage life, obsession, lifestyle, sexual relations, siblings relations, family problems, couples, youth, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 842
Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, life is a bitch, gender, couples, family relations, love triangle, male female relationship, bittersweet, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, holiday, family relations, hopes, miraculous event, holiday season, love, hometown, comeback, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 477
Issues 101 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College freshman Joe is new to school when he mistakes a rush invitation for a come-on from a cute fraternity brother. He's no less confused after a hazing ritual between him and Christian, his "big brother" in the Greek system, takes ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, romance, couples, coming out, student life, gender, youth, gay relationship, love triangle, school, beach, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Love and Debate (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl goes to Harvard and joins the debate team. She has to deal with a ton of issues, from boyfriends, to ethnicity, to religion, to sexual assault.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, touching ...
Plot: competition, roommate, rivalry, love affair, college life, coming of age, romance, ambition, youth, rehabilitation, family relations, debate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Somewhere Only We Know (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jin Ying is currently experiencing two of life’s most depressing moments: She is jilted by her fiancé, and her loving grandmother passes away. Heartbroken, she decides to visit the European city of Prague, and hopes to use the time to heal her ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: womanizer, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, love affair, family relations, romance, love and romance, fiance fiancee relationship, grandparent grandchild relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, family relations, infidelity, romance, couple relations, family life, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 306
Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, sincere, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, coming out, friends, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, infidelity, couples, romance, lifestyle, actor's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, weatherman, love and romance, couple relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 174
Come What May (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Caleb and Rachel team up to lead the Patrick Henry College team in the intense world of collegiate moot court competition. Caleb looks to date Rachel, but she's waiting for courtship. Meanwhile, Caleb becomes caught in a moral tug-of-war ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, college, legal, rivalry, moral dilemma, courtroom, contests and competitions, gender, youth, redemption, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 321
Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin is an ad executive whose father sends him on his first solo run to a place in Texas. While driving to his appointment Justin swerves to avoid a rabbit in the road and his car gets stuck in a ditch that just happens to be in front of the home ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, romance, love affair, parents and children, self discovery, jazz, farm, unlikely couple, gay relationship, gay interest, homosexuality, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%