Movies like Cloaca

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Cloaca (2003)
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Cloaca (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four old college friends in their forties come together in a time of trouble and despair. Old joy relives, but the harsh reality of their problems can't satisfy them and eventually endangers their friendships.
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, sex with teenager, infidelity, nothing goes right, drug abuse, buddies, midlife crisis, secret, cocaine, homosexual, reputation, prostitute, minister, college friend, friends, gays and lesbians, disorder, drug use, divorce, high school friend, art collector, sex, dog, lawyer, drug addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about friends, friendship, disorder, buddies, family relations, unfulfillment and midlife crisis mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Cloaca: Downhill (2014), All Stars 2: Old Stars (2011), The Kitchen (2012), Summer Holiday (2008), Live! (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Downhill (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four old school friends reunite to attempt the epic coast to coast walk, across the United Kingdom. As their journey unfolds, this comically incompatible foursome walk full tilt into their mid-life crises.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, buddies, friends, best friends, farce, escapades, disorder, self discovery, on the road, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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95%
All Stars 2: Old Stars (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In All Stars 2 Old Stars, the unexpected wedding of one of the boys means they treat themselves to an ‘old-fashioned training camp’ in the form of a long weekend in Barcelona. The match between Barcelona and Real Madrid is meant to be the high ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: road trip, silly humor, friendship, introspection, midlife crisis, friends, buddies, soccer match, soccer, on the road, disorder, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, france, holland, spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.0
 2K
The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: birthday, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, infidelity, dishonesty, siblings relations, friendship, bittersweet, sexual content, platonic, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, family relations, couple relations, sex, introspection, midlife crisis, couples, friends, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Live! (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anna is a vital woman who is married and has two daughters. She picks up her old passion of writing again after frequent requests by a colleague and a friend, but she had not foreseen the consequences of family and friends reading her stories...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, disability, couples, couple relations, family life, unfulfillment, terminal illness, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, midwife, love, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Garage owner Angelo and big-time film producer Alberto find themselves occupying neighbouring beds in a Rome hospital after suffering heart attacks. Alberto is a gregarious joker - and chain smoker - who has a strong effect on the impressionable ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, friends, hopes, buddies, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, hospital, dealing with death, unsuccessful, screenwriter, fear of death, heart attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
With Friends Like These (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Black Kelly gets back from New York, she discovers that more has changed than just her hair color while she's been away. Frederic found himself a girlfriend and plans to move. Kurt and Blonde Kelly live together with their one-year-old ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: best friends, youth, friendship, human nature, homecoming, friends, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), twentysomething life, snobbism, social relations, high school friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Pretty Ugly People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The grass might not be as green as one might think on the other side of obesity. Pretty Ugly People takes a wickedly comedic look at body image, self-loathing and sex within a group of estranged friends in their mid-30s. Lucy was obese her entire ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: best friends, human nature, wilderness, estrangement, friends, betrayal, college, friendship, curses spells and rituals, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Happy 140 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, life turned upside down, lottery, helicopter, actress, corpse, meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, uninvited guest, couples, disorder, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Gun in Each Hand (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy centered on eight men in their 40s, all with identity crises.
Style: humorous, cynical, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, buddies, family relations, unfulfillment, friends, society, friendship, middle aged, car, party, elevator, machismo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance, buddies, dishonesty, love affair, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
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Tricked (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 55 min.
Story: During his 50th birthday party thrown by his wife, Remco's life takes a turn for the worse. His business partners are scheming behind his back to sell him and his former mistress shows up pregnant.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, dishonesty, womanizer, workplace, rivalry, family relations, family problems, couples, dysfunctional family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, infidelity, couples, couple relations, disorder, gay interest, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, gender, sex scene, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, alcohol abuse, family relations, vacation, single parent, redemption, hopes, disability, misfit, artists and showbiz, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, couples, partners, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, infidelity, self discovery, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Stockholm Boogie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: We are following the two cousins and best friends, Jerka and Hoffa, during a typical night out in Stockholm. It's summertime and anything can happen.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, touching
Plot: friendship, couples, love and romance, silly humor, friends, breakup, singleness, buddies, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, summer, breaking up with girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Punk's Not Dead (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of crotchety codgers attempt to revive the punk-rock band they all played in 17 years earlier in "Punk Is Not Dead".
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: punk, music band, dark humor, friends, counterculture, society, disorder, rivalry, once promising, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: macedonia, europe, bosnia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.0
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A Dog Year (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jon Katz is close to burnout. He's a writer with writer's block; his wife has left for her sister's because he's emotionally distant; he rarely answers his phone. A kennel sends him a border collie that's undisciplined ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, pets, lifestyle, friendship, parents and children, spouse leaving, artists and showbiz, deadend life, animal training, pet owner relationship, dog, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Things to Do Before You're 30 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A smart, sexy and poignantly accurate comedy drama about a group of twenty-something friends desperately resisting the inevitable - adulthood and responsibility.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy
Plot: friendship, love and romance, coming out, youth, buddies, sport team, escape from reality, infidelity, friendship between men, gender, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 638
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, dark humor, bittersweet, buddies, couples, death of mother, disorder, couple relations, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Stag (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At his fiancée’s urging, a very modern Irish groom-to-be reluctantly agrees to a stag weekend with his friends, camping in the western wilderness of Ireland. Much to their chagrin, these modern men are joined by the brother of the bride, a crazy, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, bachelor party, friends, buddies, best friends, wild ride, disorder, escapades, nothing goes right, forest, friendship between men, heterosexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
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Barbecue (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his 50th birthday, a man who's been watching his weight, health and temper all his life suffers a heart attack. He's been doing everything he was told he should do and it still didn't help. He decides to turn the page and let loose.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, starting over, disorder, midlife crisis, friends, hopes, infidelity, holiday, heart attack, changing lives, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, friendship, friends, destiny, human nature, redemption, parents and children, small town life, family relations, hopes, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Class Reunion 1.0 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three former classmates reunite for their 30-year high school reunion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere, light
Plot: midlife crisis, misogyny, misfit, friendship, meeting, haunted by the past, adulthood, life is a bitch, classmate, multiple storylines, human nature, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, homecoming, couples, friends, old love, romance, couple relations, introspection, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
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American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, witty, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: college, culture clash, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, hopes, misfit, nothing goes right, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 7K
The Marathon (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ‘The Marathon’ is a feature film which contains humour in combination with impressive drama. The garage of four jass playing, smoking and beer drinking mechanics is threatened to be closed. The ‘genius’ idea to run the marathon of Rotterdam ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: against the odds, sport, friends, mechanic, buddies, ambition, personal growth, friendship, contests and competitions, marathon, hospital, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 520
Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, dark humor, disorder, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, pregnant daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
In the Courtyard (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Antoine is a musician. The forties, he suddenly decides to end his career. After a few days of wandering, he gets a job as a janitor. Mathilde lives in the old building in the east of Paris where he takes office. This is a young retiree, generous ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, elderly, aging, midlife crisis, career change, anxiety, depression, musician, nervous breakdown, retiring, friends, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%