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Rikky and Pete (1988)
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Rikky and Pete (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rikky (Nina Landis) and her brother Pete (Stephen Kearney) struggle to keep their lives from spinning out of control in small town Australia.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: adventure, village, vengeance, youth, on the road, desert, family relations, misfit, prodigy, journalism, village life, radio show, loss of virginity, small town life, rebelliousness, small town, wilderness, siblings relations, homecoming, social relations, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), female director, female nudity, singer ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about family relations, social relations, youth, small town, love and romance, small town life and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Rikky and Pete: Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990), Passenger Side (2009), Doors of Glory (2001), Mullet (2001), The Runnin' Kind (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homecoming, misfit, coming of age, reunion, puppy love, worship, celebrity, fame, teenage rebellion, idol, small town, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
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95%
 5.9
 827
Passenger Side (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two brothers spend the day driving around Los Angeles county looking for the meaning of their lives, or cheap street drugs, depending on who you happen to believe.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: family relations, looking for love, on the road, siblings relations, sexual content, road trip, brother brother relationship, escapades, rock, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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91%
 6.4
 754
Doors of Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, rise to the top, family relations, leadership, misfit, on the road, boss and employee, disorder, small town, salesman, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.9
 450
Mullet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, small town, starting over, prodigy, hopes, love and romance, family life, parents and children, eccentric family, couples, family problems, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Runnin' Kind (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Ohio teen moves to L.A. to find fame as a rock musician and to find a drummer.
Style: offbeat, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, youth, music band, coming of age, artists and showbiz, punk, on the road, parents and children, profanity, graphic violence, friends, law firm ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
A Night with Sabrina Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France, Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Curuguazu, located in the Argentinian countryside, seventeen year-old Daniel Montero has been raised by his grandmother for three years since the death of his parents in a car accident. Daniel has a boring life, working in a poultry processing ...
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: lifestyle, self discovery, starlet, forbidden love, love and romance, youth, sexual relations, sexual initiation, porn industry, loss of virginity, bittersweet, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Julian Po (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to kill himself.
Style: psychological, offbeat, humorous, touching, talky ...
Plot: small town, social relations, friends, dealing with death, misfit, society, clergy, small town life, friendship, on the road, human nature, mysterious stranger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 3K
Moon Father (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tajikistan, Germany, Japan, Uzbekistan, Austria, Switzerland, France, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The unborn child of Mamlakat is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother in a small village in Central Asia. One night she is seduced by an actor from ...
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: village life, village, pregnancy, bittersweet, family relations, ethnic, social relations, unwanted pregnancy, parents and children, on the road, eccentric family, folk ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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True Adolescents (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At 34, struggling Seattle musician Sam finds himself broke, jobless and losing touch with the person he wants to become. When his girlfriend kicks him out, he's forced to crash with his Aunt Sharon and is reluctantly enlisted to take her teen ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, friends, on the road, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, buddies, wilderness, coming of age, thirtysomething life, skinny dipping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Treading Water (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At first glance, Mica seems a perfectly normal boy. But first glances can often be deceiving... For one, Mica's house is now a museum honouring Guillermo Garibai, the legendary Mexican crooner. Mica spends most of his time there, giving guided ...
Style: touching, realistic, offbeat, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, parents and children, high school, misfit, fall in love, coming of age, youth, profanity, first love, parenting, synchronized swimming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 345
Masquerades (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, love and romance, couples, village, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 501
Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, working class, eccentric family, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, pregnancy, parents and children, death in the family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, satire, american abroad, seduction, swimming pool, culture clash, romance, workplace, opposites attract, love and romance, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, atlanta georgia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 430
Pretty Smart (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this adolescent-oriented drama, a young woman is forced to attend a posh finishing school in the Mediterranean. She vents her anger by rebelling against the cruel and sicko headmaster. When she discovers that he has been secretly photographing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, nudity (full frontal - brief), voyeurism, rivalry, family relations, silly humor, prank, misfit, youth, friends, foe turned friend, boarding school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 388
Turning Green (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, youth, family relations, overnight success, fall in love, society, hopes, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, getting home, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Lemon Sisters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980s Atlantic City performing the songs of the 1960s girl groups.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, gender, buddies, family relations, human nature, siblings relations, family life, female director, quiz, backstage ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Never on Tuesday (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matt and Eddie are two young men from the mid-west travelling to California to see the sights - primarily semi-clad women on beaches. They hop into their car and head off through the desert...
Style: humorous, offbeat, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, desert, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the road, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, youth, partners, disorder, friends, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 12K
Bagdad Cafe (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: desert, motel, friendship, starting over, fish out of water, social relations, tourist, wilderness, female protagonist, character study, transformation, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, nevada, germany, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Higher Education (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another Canadian screwball comedy involving a horny college man who can't decide between his girlfriend and his teacher.
Style: touching, humorous, sexual, offbeat, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, love and romance, youth, love triangle, small town life, urban, small town, city life, discrimination, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Geraldine's Fortune (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Geraldine Elmhurst Liddle - Deen to her friends - is up against five other contestants for the $2 million jackpot on the game show "Bring Home the Bacon!". News of her upcoming appearance on the show takes her small New Brunswick hometown ...
Style: offbeat, touching, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: small town, lottery, contests and competitions, rivalry, elderly, ambition, couples, social relations, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
House of Angels (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a small village in Västergötland, everything is turned upside-down when the local loner dies and his cottage is inherited by his unknown relative Fanny. She rides into tow on a big black motorcycle with her androgenic boyfriend Zack, wearing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: small town, village, countryside, motorcycle, inheritance, gay, free spirit, gender, self discovery, human nature, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Handle with Care (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interlaced stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: small town, radio, radio show, artists and showbiz, media, love and romance, social relations, family relations, couples, small town life, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Introducing the Dwights (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: single parent, disability, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, youth, sexual relations, siblings relations, mentally challenged, romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.3
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, americana, social differences, social relations, love and romance, youth, save the day, family relations, father son relationship, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 32K
Vizontele (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story takes place in a small town (called Hakkari) in Turkey at the beginning of the 70's. The time has come to bring technology into that small town. The first Television (or called Visiontele by the citizens) arrives and the chaos begins.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: traditional versus modern, culture clash, society, lifestyle, social relations, family relations, life changing experience, television, small town, radio, mayor, media satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: turkey, cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Seventy-Two Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family from isolated village in Lika makes a good living out of American pension earned by their late granddad Djuradj and received by his widow Nedja. The very existence of a family is threatened when Nedja dies, but the head of the family comes ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, disorder, crimes, eccentric family, dull life, alcohol abuse, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bustin' Loose (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country. What could possibly go wrong?
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: bus, friendship, teacher, school, on the road, fish out of water, cons and scams, youth, starting over, mentally unstable, misfit, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 877
Gravehopping (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pero is a professional funeral speaker in a small Slovenian town. His unique gift is to make every funeral that extra bit special. Pero just can't help turning his eulogies into witty personal confessions that bring the grieving crowd to tears ...
Style: semi serious, bleak, humorous, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, s&m, family problems, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, village life, village, death, under the surface, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 536
Short Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever since he was a child, the seventeen-yearold Edoardo has suffered from a malformation of the foreskin that stops him from masturbating and makes him insecure and ill at ease with girls. Shut up in his sexless microcosm, Edoardo reacts with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, misfit, youth, anxiety, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexuality, foreskin, loss of virginity, pressure, uncertainty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ana and the Others (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twenty-something Ana, now living in Buenos Aires, returns to her native city of Paraná. She meets old school mates, old friends, makes new ones, and starts to rethink her life, and perhaps change her future.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, social differences, love and romance, reunion, obsessive quest, human nature, family life, youth, road not taken, homecoming, true love ...
Time: future
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%