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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: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fall in love, family relations, revolution, coming of age, youth, romance, love and romance, teenage life, political unrest, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, love, sex, teacher, student, female nudity, politics, summer, economics, cold war, hospital, male nudity, teenage girl, old man, communism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia, balkan, prague, czechoslovakia, yugoslavia ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous 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), Early Works (1969), Balkan Spy (1984), Alex Is Lovesick (1986), Louder Than Bombs (2001). 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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, hypnosis, pimp, terminal illness, bittersweet, youth, criminal heroes, politics, love and romance, romance, society, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina
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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: suspense, sexy, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: revolution, politics, revolutionary, youth, state affairs, coming of age, rebellion, society, sexual content, political unrest, wartime life, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: slovakia, former yugoslavia, czech republic, europe
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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: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, humorous, disturbing
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, dark humor, social relations, false accusation, political unrest, human nature, mistaken identity, state affairs, amateur detective ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
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45%
Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching
Plot: black market, coming of age, bar mitzvah, family relations, fall in love, teenage life, teenage love, parents and children, romance, youth, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Louder Than Bombs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in a small Polish town, "Louder Than Bombs" tells the coming-of-age story of Marcin, a 21-year-old with a penchant for James Dean and The Smiths. After the death of his father, Marcin must contend with the funeral arrangements while ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: family relations, youth, love and romance, romance, friendship, friends, dealing with death, twentysomething life, parents and children, death, sex, provincial life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
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40%
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, realistic, humorous
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, friendship, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, friends, best friends, romance, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexy ...
Plot: teenage crush, teenage love, family relations, looking for love, teenage life, romance, youth, lovers apart, first love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age, berlin wall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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38%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage love, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, hawaii, new jersey, california
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38%
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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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, infidelity, romance, family life, family relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, kids
Plot: summer job, coming of age, romance, wisdom of life, youth, social differences, fall in love, nightclub, gambler, family relations, beach resort, swindle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: witty, humorous, sincere, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family business, cemetery, parents and children, family relations, corporate world, pianist, farce, fall in love, workplace, crematorium, mafia ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia
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37%
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: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, youth, young lovers, friendship, romance, love and romance, social relations, self discovery, fish out of water, siblings relations, fall in love, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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36%
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The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 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: fall in love, teenage love, couple relations, love and romance, puberty, crumbling marriage, family problems, teenage life, infidelity, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, fall in love, couples, disorder, dark humor, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: prague, europe, czechoslovakia, poland, california
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36%
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: cynical, experimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, hypnosis, factory, love, machinery, engineer, circus, marketplace, family relations, couples, sexual content, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, belgrade
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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, touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, soccer, high school, school, high school life, romance, friends, youth, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
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Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: high school life, school, young love, coming of age, youth, high school, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, teenage crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shag - More Dancing (1988)
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dancing, beach, romance, contests and competitions, young lovers, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, best friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
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35%
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Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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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: touching, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious
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Place: germany, europe
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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, sexy, touching, humorous ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tunisia, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, young lovers, romance, couples, youth, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), student, exchange student, couple relations, love and romance, sexual content ...
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34%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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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, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hopes, fall in love, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, best friends, wish come true, unfulfilled love, interracial relations, college life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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33%
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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, teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, romance, love and romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, hopes, graduation, best friends, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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33%
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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, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
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Orange (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Orange is a 2010 Telugu romantic comedy film directed by Bhaskar, in his third venture after Bommarillu and Parugu. The film features Ram Charan Teja and Genelia D'Souza with Shazahn Padamsee playing a pivotal role. The film, which has music ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, romance, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, graffiti, young lovers, love
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Place: india, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, clever, sexual ...
Plot: revolution, small town, satire, world war one, love and romance, politics, society, dishonesty, state affairs, romance, assassination, master and servant ...
Time: 1920s
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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: thought provoking, semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: circumcision, politics, communism, family relations, couples, re-education, rehabilitation, youth, coming of age, state affairs, love and romance, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%