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, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love, best friends, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, coming of age, society, youth, family relations, friends, innocence lost, self discovery, religions or cults, love and romance, social relations, sexuality, female nudity, muslim, christian, teenager, washing
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: africa, tunisia, north africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about youth, coming of age, friendship, friends, teenage life, 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), Rockford (1999), Going All the Way (1997), The Ketchup Effect (2004), Out of It (1969). 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, realistic, sexual, sincere
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, self discovery, teenage love, love and romance, society, youth, master and servant, parents and children, teenage life, voyeurism, religions or cults ...
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: best friends, dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age, youth, family problems, family relations, friends, immigrants, follow your dream, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, best friends, teachers and students, school, teenage love, boarding school life, high school life, high school, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, violence, youth, buddies, veteran, marriage, love, looking for love, small town, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage life, high school, coming of age, youth, social relations, friends, innocence lost, friendship, sexual relations, love and romance, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, teenager, coming of age, beach, athlete's life, high school, underdog, introspection, school, teachers and students, teenage love, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: best friends, coming of age, parents and children, youth, family relations, couple relations, family life, couples, friends, elementary school, school teacher, doll ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, social misfits, high school, teenage life, spanish civil war, misfit, society, youth, clergy, idealism, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, prostitute, friendship, love and romance, school, youth, romance, dancer's life, looking for love, pregnancy, coming of age, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: school, love and romance, high school, youth, school life, teachers and students, teacher, teenage crush, best friends, coming of age, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 329
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, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, virgin, youth, sexual awakening, best friends, prostitute, teenage life, gender, friends, love and romance, black pantyhose, pantyhose ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 1K
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, friendship, college, high school, best friends, innocence lost, love triangle, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, virgin, friendship, self discovery, high school, coming-of-age, best friends, looking for sex, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, best friends, high school, friendship, high school life, society, youth, friends, immigrants, introspection, culture clash, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Children of the Marshland (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film is set in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river in 1918. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches. Their daily life consists of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, small town life, countryside, friends, small town, best friends, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, tantrum ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, summer camp, friends, youth, romance, best friends, betrayal, friendship, gender, love and romance, cabin, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: jewish, family, best friends, friendship, sitcom, teenager, retro, jewish family, school, teenage life, youth, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship, school, coming of age, high school, teenage love, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: bullying, high school, reunion, best friends, gang, youth, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, social relations, separated, dictatorship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, friendship, high school life, teenage life, youth, social relations, friends, teenage love, physical appearance, love and romance, society, manga
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, touching, realistic, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, human nature, idealism, romance, introspection, love triangle, midlife crisis, coming of age, hopes, unfulfillment, friends, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: coming of age, follow your dream, getting home, fall in love, small town, small town life, teenage life, hopes, youth, family relations, social relations, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, coming of age, best friends, gays and lesbians, human nature, innocence lost, parents and children, sexual relations, siblings relations, teenage love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 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: sincere, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: youth, coming of age, society, new wave, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, disgruntled ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 424
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, strong sexual content, looking for sex, misfit, youth, teenage life, family life, family relations, teenage boy, foreskin, sexuality, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hassan & Mark (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the lives of Mahmoud, a Muslim Sheikh (Omar Sharif) and Boulos, a Christian Theologian (Adel Imam) are threatened by religious extremists on both sides, the Egyptian government inducts them into a witness protection program that requires them ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: switching roles, friendship, religions or cults, urban, society, friends, assassination attempt, on the run, fall in love, parents and children, culture clash, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, sexual relations, small town life, coming of age, city life, love and romance, youth, prodigy, contests and competitions, forbidden love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Acne (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: disco, school, prostitute, tennis, youth, social misfits, underdog, coming of age, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, high school, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, youth, mentally unstable, friendship, teachers and students, high school life, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Anita & Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival in the village of Anita Rutter ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: culture clash, coming of age, friendship, working class, indian lead, parents and children, rebellion, youth, family relations, friends, best friends, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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