Movies like The Elusive Summer of '68

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The Elusive Summer of '68 (1984)
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The Elusive Summer of '68 (1984)
Original name: Varljivo leto '68
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For the young man who lives in Serbian province town, the maturing coincides with the turbulent political events of the year 1968.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fall in love, revolution, family relations, coming of age, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, state affairs, love, sex, student, teacher, female nudity, politics, summer, hospital, old man, patient, economics, cold war, teenage girl, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, balkan, prague, czechoslovakia, yugoslavia ...

Most similar movies to The Elusive Summer of '68

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, youth, coming of age, romance, fall in love, family relations and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Elusive Summer of '68: Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981), Balkan Spy (1984), Early Works (1969), Alex Is Lovesick (1986), The Color of Milk (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals.
Style: touching, sentimental, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, terminal illness, hypnosis, pimp, romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, teenage life, culture clash, political unrest, politics, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
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95%
 8.9
 10K
Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, dark humor, thought provoking, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, politics, dishonesty, amateur detective, state affairs, social relations, society, political unrest, false accusation ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 362
Early Works (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by Karl Marx's "Das Kapital", three men and a girl named Jugoslava decide to wake up the conscience within the working class and peasants. Faced with the primitivism and a lack of morale, their revolution fails and the girl ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sexual, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: politics, revolution, revolutionary, rebellion, political unrest, wartime life, sexual content, youth, coming of age, state affairs, society, feminism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: slovakia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country:
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This feature is one of the Israeli cinematography milestones. It displays the atmosphere of the late Israeli 50s from the view of young boy Alex, just becoming 13. His mom is the classic "Polish Mother", his school friends are young ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, black market, bar mitzvah, society, youth, love and romance, romance, young heroes, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, urban ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, fall in love, self discovery, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, youth, rise to the top, best friends, teenage love, parents and children, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 6K
Sun Alley (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The antics of these kids, their families, of the "West ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, friendship, defloration, society, friends, teenage love, social differences, teenage life, political unrest, innocence lost, rock, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, europe, germany, gdr, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, captivating, light, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: coming of age, romance, wisdom of life, youth, nightclub, fall in love, social differences, summer job, gambler, family relations, cheating, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 94
The Seductor (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The life of Cosme, a boy of fifteen, is altered with the arrival of a new neighbor, Merche, a married woman, much older than him. Cosme falls for her and intends to conquer the woman.
Style: humorous, touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: family relations, coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, youth, teenage life, farce, fall in love, parents and children, motorcycle, motorcycle riding, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
45%
Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexual ...
Plot: lovers apart, teenage love, teenage life, looking for love, youth, romance, family relations, teenage crush, first love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age, berlin wall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Italian Key (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A romantic fairy tale about a 19-year old orphan girl who, as her sole inheritance, gets an antique key that unlocks both an old Italian villa and the secrets of her family history.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, young lovers, youth, romance, siblings relations, fish out of water, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, village life, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Marathon Family (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Topalovic family has been in the burial business for generations. When the old (150 yrs old) Pantelija dies, five generations of his heirs start to fight for the inheritance.
Style: realistic, not serious, sincere, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, family business, cemetery, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, farce, workplace, pianist, corporate world, small town, funeral ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gregory's Girl (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In his Scottish New Town home, gangling Gregory and his schoolfriends are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got into the football team - and is a better player than him. He finally asks her out, but it ...
Style: feel good, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, soccer, high school, school, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, friends, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Loves of a Blonde (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Andula, an innocent Czech girl from a factory town, is desperately in search of love. She believes she's found it when she beds Milda, a charming young musician visiting from Prague. Milda, however, is only looking for a casual encounter, and ...
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: factory worker, working class, youth, one night stand, small town, fish out of water, couple relations, new wave, disorder, firefighter, friends, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: prague, europe, czechoslovakia, poland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, puberty, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dancing, dance, beach, romance, couples, family relations, friends, contests and competitions, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Man Is Not a Bird (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Serbian engineer falls for a younger woman, but he is inept at courtship.
Style: clever, humorous, experimental, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, hypnosis, factory, machinery, marketplace, circus, love, drinking, engineer, furnace, orchestral, sexual content ...
Time: 60s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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 ⇓
41%
 7.2
 4K
Cooley High (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the guys when they meet a pair of career criminals and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, gambling, youth, hopes, society, love and romance, high school life, friends, cadillac, teenage life, toilet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 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, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, stepmother stepson relationship, coming of age, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, sex with a minor, couples, family life, youth, adolescence, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 24K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, siblings relations, teenage life, small town life, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: politics, circumcision, communism, society, coming of age, love and romance, womanizer, youth, rehabilitation, political unrest, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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A Summer in La Goulette (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Summer, 1967. La Goulette, the touristic beach of Tunisi, is the site where three nice seventeen-year-old girls live: Gigi, sicilian and catholic; Meriem, Tunisian and Arab; Tina, French and Jewish. They would like to have their first sexual ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love, social relations, friends, youth, love and romance, society, best friends, bittersweet, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: tunisia, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 1K
No Regrets (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This teenage drama deals with the emotional chaos of a high school graduate at the beginning of a new period of his life. 19-year-old Daniel is frustrated: he wants his great love Luca to be the "first" woman in his life, but she seems to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sincere
Plot: love triangle, first sex, fall in love, loss of virginity, puberty, first sexual experience, male virgin, coming of age, sexuality, teenage sex, first time, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
40%
 6.1
 267
Puzzled Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sun from Chicago (USA) and Lucas from Mallorca (Spain) meet each other in a students's flat in Barcelona. They fall in love and try to enjoy it without thinking of their separation at the term's ending. Will their love prevail?
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: romance, young lovers, love affair, couples, youth, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), student, exchange student, love and romance, couple relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 28K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, swimming, small town, single parent, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, generation gap, eccentric family, parents and children, kennedy assassination ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, quarry, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Night of Love (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.
Style: clever, sexual, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Plot: small town, revolution, political unrest, small town life, village, village life, satire, love and romance, state affairs, dishonesty, politics, master and servant ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
38%
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