Movies like Levelland

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Levelland (2003)
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Levelland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Plot: fountain, station wagon, abandoned building, nitrous oxide, alarm clock, porn magazine, school play, nude swimming, skateboarding, punk rock, graffiti, sunbathing, marital separation, car wash, coach, skateboard, teacher student relationship, ping pong, ex husband ex wife relationship, sarcasm, blindness, american football, skinny dipping, oil company, boxer shorts ...
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Boyhood
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Mommy
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Canada
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about friendship, friend, drinking, singer, kiss, drink and crying mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Levelland: The Last Picture Show (1971), Life after all (2003), I Smile Back (2015), Jack (2004), The Deputy and the Congressman (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Smile Back
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Drama
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