Movies like Inside Out 1986

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Inside Out (1986)
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Inside Out (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An agoraphobic must give up his sheltered life and venture outside after a series of personal and financial problems.
Style: humorous, gloomy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, vengeance, gambling, life is a bitch, self discovery, addiction, bookies, betrayal, best friend, agoraphobia, delivery, business partner, gambling debt, profanity, telephone, telephone call
Time: 80s
Place: new york

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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, romance, couples, life is a bitch, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief) and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Inside Out: Maze (2000), The Boost (1988), Instant Karma (1990), Lay the Favorite (2012), Cinderella Liberty (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, friends, couples, family relations, love affair, love triangle, introspection, moral dilemma, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, africa, usa
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95%
 6.1
 2K
The Boost (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give ...
Style: bleak, touching, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, congress, couples, downfall, drug dealing, crimes, life is a bitch, couple relations, drug addiction, drugs, real estate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.3
 149
Instant Karma (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The writer of a bad TV series begins to rethink his life when he meets and falls in love with a beautiful actress.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), looking for love, showbiz, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, romance, love and romance, writer's life, fall in love, couples, strong sexual content, introspection ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lay the Favorite (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former stripper's talent with numbers lands her a job with a professional gambler who runs a sports book in Las Vegas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sincere
Plot: gambling, bet, unlikely partners, bookies, prodigy, dishonesty, partners, career change, cons and scams, money, romance, gambler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Cinderella Liberty (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sentimental, touching
Plot: prostitute, dentist, sailor, family relations, bittersweet, parents and children, military life, pregnancy, down on your luck, babies and infants, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle
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51%
 5.6
 327
Always (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July Weekend party.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, clever, touching ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, relationship vs career, midlife crisis, couple relations, suburban life, pregnancy, human nature, suburbs, dysfunctional family, family relations, breakup ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 566
Money Kings (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bookies, gambling, loser, bet, down on your luck, dishonesty, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, disorder, unlikely criminals, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Saint John of Las Vegas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex-gambler is lured back into the game by a veteran insurance-fraud investigator.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: addiction, on the road, self discovery, going straight, gambling, hopes, escapades, starting over, life is a bitch, dishonesty, love and romance, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 2K
Gypsy 83 (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young misfits head for New York City to celebrate their idol and muse, Stevie Nicks, at The Night of 1,000 Stevies. Along the road, in order for them to escape their painful pasts, they must discover their strengths and learn self-acceptance.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie ...
Plot: goth, on the road, friendship, self discovery, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, twins, music band, betrayal, misfit, on the run, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 1K
Intergirl (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hospital nurse becomes an "international girl", a prostitute who caters to foreigners with hard currency.
Style: realistic, cynical, serious, touching, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, loveless marriage, family relations, couples, society, romance, starting over, materialism, culture clash, foreigner, money, marriage for money ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, sweden, europe, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 123
Runaways (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Moore is sixteen and lives with his younger sister, mother Cheryl and her boyfriend John, in a modest house in Bakersfield, California. An abusive and often intoxicated man, John rules the household, and though his attacks on Steve result in ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, psychological, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, on the run, downfall, family problems, estrangement, family relations, destructive relationship, addiction, pregnancy, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, humorous, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, mental illness, amusement park, missing person, haunted by the past, self discovery, down on your luck, alcohol abuse, friends, buddies, social misfits, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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42%
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Syrup (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A slacker hatches a million-dollar idea. But, in order to see it through, he has to learn to trust his attractive corporate counterpart. Based on Max Barry's novel.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, talky ...
Plot: boss and employee, ambition, workplace, power relations, workplace situations, dishonesty, betrayal, inventions and discoveries, female boss, satire, advertising agency, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 477
Me and Will (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two women with a passion for motorcycles meet while going through rehab. When they discover they've both longed to ride Captain America's red, white, and blue chopper from Easy Rider, they escape the rehab clinic and hit the highway in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Plot: on the road, alcohol abuse, self discovery, drug abuse, human nature, addiction, clinic, friends, love and romance, buddies, rehabilitation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Meet Prince Charming (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jonathan 'Jack' Harris is a waiter, who hopes to start a newspaper called The Tribeca Times, after the part of Manhattan where he lives, and while struggling to find advertisers and stories decides to do one on Internet dating services, so ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, hidden identity, opposites attract, romance, couples, fall in love, disorder, internet dating, love and romance, misfit, computers and web, dog ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I'll Make You Happy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Story: A young hooker must find the money to send her roommate to Tibet in order to fulfill his dreams. She discovers plans for an illegal steroid deal going down between her pimp and a coke addict. Her and the girls, a new male friend, and her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: heist, prostitute, teenage life, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, drug dealing, love and romance, romance, roommate, missing father ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couple relations, couples, infidelity, self discovery, lifestyle, memory, road trip, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: usa, bronx new york city, new york, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 985
The Discreet (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There is an author who has been dumped by his girlfriend and has no inspiration for a next novel. In an attempt to find a solution to both crises, he, along with his publisher friend, decides to seduce a young woman with the singular purpose of ...
Style: talky, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, manipulation, fall in love, vengeance, alcohol abuse, boss and employee, lovers reunited, thirtysomething life, power relations, couples, battle of the sexes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Sooner or Later (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Jessie is in love with Michael, a 17-year-old guitar instructor and aspiring musician. When she finally captures his interest, she lies and tells him she's 16. But what will Michael do when he discovers the truth?
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching
Plot: self discovery, rock, innocence lost, fall in love, teenage life, pretense, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, musician's life, switching roles, youth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 507
Chastity (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Go on a cross country adventure with Cher in her first dramatic film, Chastity. Chastity ('Cher') is a lonely young girl who is hitchhiking across the country in hopes of finding someone to love her and make her forget her disturbed past. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: friendship, on the road, looking for sex, voyeurism, sexual relations, true love, self discovery, friends, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, latin america, england, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 20K
Barfly (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life ...
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, addiction, bartender, poet, human nature, mentally unstable, misfit, social misfits, job seeking, bar fight, prostitute, paramedic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Icharus Broken (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After four years in prison, Bobby is released into a world he no longer recognizes. His exgirlfriend Penny is abusing drugs. Their daughter is in foster care. Bobby's sister is in the process of rebuilding her life after a bad relationship.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: love, couples, hopes, prostitute, romance, starting over, addiction, vengeance, drug abuse, destiny, infidelity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dorfman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, self discovery, fish out of water, life turned upside down, looking for love, misfit, disorder, daydreamer, romance, singleness, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sweet Jane (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: hospital, going straight, unfulfillment, youth, romance, society, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, love and romance, drug dealing, social misfits, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, couple relations, dishonesty, singleness, loneliness, adultery, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, seattle, harlem, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, adultery, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 172
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, psychological, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, teenage love, friendship, family relations, youth, love and romance, coming of age, gender, lgbt, gay, addiction, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her into living and working at her establishment. She decides to ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, addiction, brothel, couples, voyeurism, family life, love affair, destructive relationship, destiny, fall in love, on the road, down on your luck ...
Time: 50s, year 1958
Place: sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense loves him and that he would rather live than die. In another story, Harriet's parrot is ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: gangsters, couples, investigation, race against time, crimes, couple relations, murder, gambling, new year's eve, nightclub, dog, love ...
Time: 1920s, year 1929
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Manny tries to get his crack addict brother, Danny, to clean up.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: heroin, drug addiction, family relations, drug abuse, family life, addiction, self discovery, siblings relations, against the odds, unemployment, going straight, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%