Movies like A Summer in La Goulette

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A Summer in La Goulette (1996)
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A Summer in La Goulette (1996)
Original name: Un été à La Goulette
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 experience during that summer, challenging their families. Their fathers, Youssef, Jojo and Giuseppe, are old friends and their friendship will be in crisis because of the girls, while Hadj, an old rich Arab, would like to marry Meriem.
Style: humorous, sexual, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love, teenage life, best friends, youth, friendship, friends, family relations, religions or cults, love and romance, self discovery, society, coming of age, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, sexuality, female nudity, muslim, christian, teenager, washing
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: africa, tunisia, north africa

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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 youth, coming of age, teenage life, friends, friendship, love and romance and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like A Summer in La Goulette: Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014), Going All the Way (1997), The Ketchup Effect (2004), Rockford (1999), You're My Hero (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Tunisia, France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Noura dangles uncertainly in that difficult netherworld between childhood and adulthood. His growing libido has gotten him banned from the women's baths, where his mother took him when he was younger, but he's not yet old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, sexual
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, family relations, love and romance, master and servant, parents and children, teenage life, religions or cults, youth, self discovery, voyeurism, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa
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95%
Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1980s. Stéphanie grows up in La Courneuve, on the outskirts of Paris, in a home where her mother is rarely there and her step-father is brutal. She quickly decides to escape her morose everyday life. Thanks to her grandmother's love, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: dance school, family problems, teenage life, high school life, society, best friends, coming of age, social relations, friends, youth, dysfunctional family, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, youth, love, looking for love, love and romance, teenage love, coming of age, small town life, homecoming, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Ketchup Effect (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager's reputation is destroyed when she falls asleep drunk at a party and some boys take provocative photos of her.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, social relations, sexual relations, love and romance, friends, high school, coming of age, high school life, innocence lost, friendship, first sex, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Rockford (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The movie chronicles the arrival of a (Hindu) student to a strict all-boys Christian boarding school in India and his assimilation into the school. The change is quite dramatic to the protagonist and there are a lot of events that would look ...
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, rivalry, boarding school life, love and romance, teachers and students, family relations, teenage love, best friends, teenage life, high school, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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You're My Hero (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ramon is on the verge of many adolescent discoveries -- and the confusion that goes along with them. Shy and awkward, he's moved from town to town throughout his childhood and believes that life is about winning and losing. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, power relations, friends, rebelliousness, high school life, innocence lost, misfit, society, social relations, high school, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, semi serious, humorous, sexual, touching
Plot: school, high school, teenage life, social relations, high school life, lifestyle, youth, coming of age, best friends, family relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kisses for Everyone (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three students are sent by their families to Cadiz in 1965, his last chance to pass and become what is expected of them. The appearance of some dancers disrupts their commitments: boys lose the course and girls, their work. But together they learn ...
Style: touching, feel good, sexual, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, dancer's life, youth, friends, couples, looking for love, coming of age, prostitute, love and romance, romance, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Out of It (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An introverted nerd and a dumb, violent jock vie for the attentions of a cheerleader.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, beach, coming of age, teenager, misfit, introspection, ambition, high school, love and romance, athlete's life, hopes, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elementary school, family life, couples, couple relations, friends, parents and children, family relations, best friends, coming of age, youth, school teacher, kitchen ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Foreign Letters (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bittersweet coming-of-age film, Foreign Letters is itself a love letter to the unshakeable bond between friends. Set in the pre-email era of the 1980s, young Ellie, newly arrived to the US from Israel, anxiously waits for letters from her best ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, immigrants, picked on, friends, hopes, family relations, culture clash, youth, best friends, family life, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Second year high school student Kodaka Hasegawa has transferred to his new school about a month ago, but he still hasn't made any friends. Kodaka Hasegawa was born from a Japanese father and a British mother. Because of his appearance, people ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: physical appearance, social relations, friends, friendship, youth, teenage love, teenage life, society, social misfits, love and romance, high school life, manga
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Little Darlings (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, friendship, self discovery, virgin, teenage girl, high school, teenage life, street kid, innocence lost, high school life, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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State of Grace (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: jewish, best friends, family, protective parent, friends, family relations, school, friendship, coming of age, family life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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These Girls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the humorously edgy play by Vivienne Laxdal, These Girls is the story of three teenage girls who, in turn, seduce and then attempt to share Keith, an older married man. It is a tale of innocence, jealousy and friendship told as a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, contests and competitions, love and romance, drug abuse, youth, drug dealing, gender, lifestyle, high school life, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The First Time (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the coming of summer, three high school buddies--Kenny Leeds, Mike Decker, and Tommy Kingsley--anticipate their initiation into the pleasures of manhood. But Kenny is separated from his friends and sent to stay with his grandparents in Buffalo ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat
Plot: coming of age, virgin, prostitute, teenage life, youth, love and romance, best friends, friends, gender, sexual awakening, summer camp, loss of virginity ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, self discovery, youth, power relations, friends, social relations, mentally unstable, high school life, teachers and students, love and romance, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Girls Can't Swim (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gwen is a teenager living in a small coastal town. Lise is her best friend, a city girl who comes every year with her family to spend the summer. This year things are different though; at first Lise might not come at all, and when she does it is ...
Style: sexual, touching, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, youth, teenage love, betrayal, dysfunctional family, human nature, innocence lost, lifestyle, death in the family, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
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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, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, siblings relations, kids in trouble, hopes, follow your dream, getting home, overnight success, bookies, small town life, teenage life, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: school, friendship, coming of age, high school, teenage life, couples, youth, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, friends, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, unfulfillment, romance, love triangle, youth, midlife crisis, hopes, friends, idealism, human nature, innocence lost, introspection ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: realistic, touching, sexual, semi serious, humorous
Plot: coming of age, family life, strong sexual content, teenage life, family relations, looking for sex, misfit, youth, sex scene, surgery, male objectification, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: teenage life, family problems, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, parents and children, coming of age, couples, wooing, teenage love, lifestyle, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 544
Summerhood (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The coming of age summer-camp saga of four best friends who hate each other.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, summer camp, romance, love and romance, betrayal, gender, youth, best friends, friends, friendship, spin the bottle, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 2K
Black Peter (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Reality movie of a few days in the life of a Czechoslovak teenager when he starts work.
Style: semi serious, sincere, biting, realistic
Plot: youth, teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, unfulfillment, overbearing, dull life, love and romance, parents and children, disgruntled, family relations, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 1K
The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, love and romance, romance, siblings relations, family relations, twentysomething life, friends ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sentimental, sexual, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: sexual relations, unfulfilled love, family relations, contests and competitions, city life, love and romance, social relations, forbidden love, prodigy, coming of age, lifestyle, starlet ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Girl in Progress (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, single mother, teenage girl, parent child relationship, teenage life, couple relations, dedicated educator, family relations, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: hoax, cafe, small town, dishonesty, disorder, teenage life, small town life, religions or cults, social relations, self discovery, youth, overnight success ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 4K
Sunny (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Na-mi, a transfer student, becomes a laughingstock on her first day of school because of her strong southern dialect. Six girls jump in to help the new kid adapt to the new environment, and the girls come to call their circle of friends ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: high school, reunion, bullying, teenage life, best friends, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, separated, dictatorship, social relations, youth, newcomer ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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