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Popi (1969)
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Popi (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are lionized and given exceptional benefits. He thinks up a plot to have his sons washed ashore as cuban immigrants who will be adopted by rich anglos.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: single father, latin, survival, family relations, parents and children, adoption, danger, society, immigrants, single parent, chance, hidden identity, rescue, cons and scams, urban ghetto, parent child relationship, father son relationship, death of wife, breaking the fourth wall
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, florida, harlem

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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 family relations, parents and children, society, couples, love and romance, bittersweet and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Popi: The Talent Given Us (2004), The Single Moms Club (2014), Claudine (1974), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, on the road, eccentric family, elderly, family problems, cross country, reunion, family in crisis, parents and children, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
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The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, support group, family relations, parents and children, social differences, friendship, society, friends, mental illness, single mother, female protagonist, racial stereotype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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93%
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Claudine (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Diahann Carroll was nominated for both an Oscar and a Golden Globe award for her gripping portrayal as the indomitable Claudine in this heartwarming comedy. While struggling to support herself and her six children in Harlem by working as a maid for ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: single parent, social worker, single mother, urban ghetto, family life, urban, parents and children, urban ghetto life, interracial relations, city life, social differences, custody ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, disturbing, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, eccentric family, teenage life, social differences, self discovery, parents and children, single parent, sex aid, youth, nomad, incest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, family problems, couples, homecoming, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, parents and children, estrangement, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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67%
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, love and romance, lifestyle, society, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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29th Street (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the life of Frank Pesce (Danny Aiello), an actor who won $6 million in the first New York State Lottery in 1976, this comedy focuses on the tight-knit Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn where Pesce grew up. It's also the story ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: gambling, gangsters, lottery, society, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, introspection, down on your luck, dishonesty, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: touching, tense, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: college, lifestyle, follow your dream, culture clash, society, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, misfit, hopes, youth, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, family life, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, friends, disorder, couples, lifestyle, feminism, city life ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Where the Heart Is (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman shows his young adult kids how tough life can be.
Style: humorous, touching, melancholic, satirical, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: social differences, society, family problems, farce, real estate, single father, homelessness, fashion, family, life philosophy, family drama, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
In Memory of My Father (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The youngest son of a legendary Hollywood producer, a Robert Evans type, accepts a bribe from his father to document his death.
Style: touching, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, hollywood, parents and children, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family, narcissism, corpse, film producer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, human nature, lifestyle, romance, family relations, couples, city life, golden years, introspection, crumbling marriage, bittersweet, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, crumbling marriage, family relations, couples, love and romance, siblings relations, city life, society, friendship, urban, newlyweds
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, couples, disorder, dull life, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, lifestyle, family relations, coming of age, unlikely couple, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: family business, save the day, family relations, restaurant, family problems, working class, family in crisis, siblings relations, parents and children, society, estrangement, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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 ⇓
53%
 6.3
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Here and There (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
Style: sentimental, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, family relations, fish out of water, lifestyle, misfit, life is a bitch, eviction, disorder, culture clash, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, serbia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Memories of Me (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a heart attack, Abbie Polin (Crystal), a New York doctor, goes to Los Angeles to see his father, Abe (King), who works in Hollywood as the "king of the extras." Their relationship has been strained for several years. This was the ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, father son relationship, heart attack, single parent, unfulfillment, child as adult, parents and children, terminal illness, human nature, midlife crisis, family life, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After months of living a solitary existence, Lenny, 34, picks up his kids from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny hosts his kids within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. During these ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: father son relationship, urban, custody, bittersweet, family problems, family relations, disorder, thirtysomething life, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Garbo Talks (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A New York accountant (Ron Silver) sets out to grant his dying mother's last wish--to meet film star Greta Garbo. Sidney Lumet's bittersweet 1984 comedy also stars Anne Bancroft, Catherine Hicks, Carrie Fisher, Harvey Fierstein, Howard Da ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous
Plot: terminal illness, last wish, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, love and romance, parents and children, on the road, human nature, couple relations, family life, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hi, Mom! (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vietnam vet John Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwhich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession with making films leads ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: pornography, opposites attract, couples, filmmaking, media satire, village, terrorism, celebrity culture, political unrest, obsession, state affairs, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Rich Kids (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, talky, realistic ...
Plot: friends, divorce, best friends, bittersweet, family problems, couples, meaningful kiss, family relations, friendship, family life, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Frownland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: lifestyle, misfit, friends, urban, fall in love, city life, suburbs, buddies, society, social misfits, love and romance, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
For Love of Ivy (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When it was released in 1968, For Love of Ivy was the first mainstream Hollywood film to depict a mature romantic relationship between a black man and woman. Sidney Poitier stars as Jack Parks, a trucking executive who runs an illegal travelling ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, family relations, romance, love affair, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, family life, social differences, cons and scams, urban, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: harlem manhattan new york city, new york, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unsuccessful, satire, actor, artists and showbiz, youth, young heroes, single parent, actor's life, family relations, parents and children, showbiz, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pushing Hands (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story is about an elderly Chinese tai chi chuan teacher and grandfather who emigrates from Beijing to live with his son, American daughter-in-law, and grandson in a New York City suburb. The grandfather is increasingly distanced from the family ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: martial arts, tai chi, culture clash, fish out of water, family relations, immigrants, parents and children, golden years, society, misfit, family life, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, china, usa, asia, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friends, pregnancy, best friends, couple relations, friendship, family relations, life turned upside down, baby, woman, adoption, weakness, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, urban, single parent, family problems, school, teenage life, couple relations, black people ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Days and Nights (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England.
Style: humorous, touching, talky, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estate, love and romance, parents and children, accident, siblings relations, eagle, suicide, actress, director, chess, rejection ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%