Movies like Levelland

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Levelland (2003)
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Levelland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Plot: love, dog, thief, american football, musician, student, teacher, friendship, food, female nudity, depression, actor, internet, restaurant, coach, skateboarding, swimming, graffiti, singing, theft, song, teenage girl, singer, mental illness, infidelity ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and bleak films with plots about drinking, drink, friendship, kiss, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship and friend mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Levelland: The Last Picture Show (1971), Angel Blue (1998), Boyhood (2014), Life after all (2003), 12 and Holding (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: graduation, christmas, coming of age, friendship, small town, innocence lost, american dream, coach, self discovery, funeral, jealousy, basketball ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 70
Angel Blue (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dennis (Sam Bottoms) is a handsome, successful and well-liked civic leader who lives in his hometown with his lovely wife (Lisa Eichhorn) and their new baby. When Enrique Vasquez (Marco Rodriguez) and his striking teen daughter Angela (Yeniffer ...
Plot: being followed, friend, father daughter relationship, restaurant, telephone call, crying, playing pool, rowboat, coach, hysteria, stalker, teenage crush ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.9
 313K
Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, birthday, parenting, divorced parents, boy, high school, abusive husband, childhood, teenager, family, classmates ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Life after all (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: La vie quand même (LIFE AFTER ALL) is another film in a series collectively called 'Tales from the Orphanage'. The story is simple on the surface (children coping with the sudden loss of parents), but in the hands of writer Sophie Tasma ...
Plot: coming of age, grocery store, betrayal, girl, lawyer, love, judge, soccer, therapy, happiness, pain, loneliness ...
Place: china, canada, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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12 and Holding (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three pre-adolescents with virginal and eager-of-signals naivety, hit headlong against monstrous and inhospitable loneliness, in the incandescent fire among the ashes of their own inocence.
Style: realistic, touching, clever, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, adoption, friendship, hospital, loss of son, vengeance, family problems, suburbs, death in the family, youth, haunted by the past, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.5
 712
The Men's Club (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Seven men have a group session and share their feelings on women, love, life and work.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: erection, infidelity, midlife crisis, friendship, working class, social relations, buddies, couples, couple relations, hopes, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.1
 5K
I Smile Back (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, serious
Plot: mental illness, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, suburbs, family problems, going straight, anorexia, addiction, wealthy family, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 450
Jack (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents' divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, family in crisis, youth, coming out, single parent, self discovery, teenage life, eccentric family, couples, family problems, family life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Echo Park, L.A. (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As Magdalena's 15th birthday approaches, her simple, blissful life is complicated by the discovery that she's pregnant. Kicked out of her house, she finds a new family with her great-granduncle and gay cousin.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, culture clash, reconciliation, infidelity, eviction, starting over, adulthood, human nature, youth, parents and children, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 80K
Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: teacher, student, liberal, basketball, teachers and students, african american, friendship, drug abuse, loneliness, high school, coach, cocaine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.2
 109
Paradise (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
Plot: blood, mother daughter relationship, money, cheese, reverend, private jet, television show, website, father daughter relationship, kiss, airplane, cigarette smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 4K
Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Plot: road trip, teacher, student, female female kiss, sex, waiter, hotel, mirror ball, nervousness, coming of age, depression, boxer shorts ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 5K
About Ray (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A teenager transitions from female to male, and his family must come to terms with that fact.
Style: neurotic
Plot: single mother, lgbt, teenager, lesbian, gender roles, drinking, doctor, anger, fear, restaurant, apology, eating ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: talky, bleak, clever, psychological, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, hit and run, insurance, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, hopes, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 15K
Laurel Canyon (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up ...
Style: sexual, realistic, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, time lapse photography, intern, culture clash, love and romance, living with parents, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, family relations, disorder, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 161
Hide and Seek (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Mixes documentary interviews of memories of lesbian adolescence with the story of the 12-year-old girl Lou discovering her sexuality in 1960s America.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, educational film
Audience: girls' night
Plot: school, daydreamer, teenage life, gender bending, self discovery, coming out, youth, best friends, boarding school, high school, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 123
Road Movie (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gil and Hank are two independent truckers who run into problems when they are forced to pay off traffic managers to get loads. They also have to pay off highway cops when their rigs are overweight and bank loans but consider themselves lucky just to ...
Style: road movie
Plot: police, car accident, female nudity, listening to a radio, men's bathroom, amish, friendship, food, friend, restaurant, crying, husband wife relationship ...
Place: chicago illinois, cross country, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 8K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, psychological, tense, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, divorce, love, adultery, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, family life, suburbs, couples, disintegration, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Down to the Bone (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman stuck in a stale marriage struggles to raise her children and manage her secret drug habit. But when winter comes to her small town, her balancing act begins to come crashing down.
Style: gloomy, touching, sincere, serious, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, infidelity, rehabilitation, cocaine, snake, family life, pets, going straight, cliche, family problems, couples, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Fathers and Sons (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, pregnancy, infidelity, single parent, family problems, family life, eccentric family, suburbs, terminal illness, gender, estrangement, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
First, Last and Deposit (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Tessa (Jessica White) faces more than the usual tribulations of adolescence. When bad times hit, she and her mother find themselves living on the streets. The injustice of poverty is emphasized by the fact that Tessa's school ...
Style: gloomy, rough, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: survival, school, eviction, showbiz, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, suburban life, urban ghetto life, parents and children, corporate crimes, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 75K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, tense, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, makeover, theft, peer pressure, addiction, friendship, marijuana, domestic violence, juvenile delinquency, teen angst, underage drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, venice beach california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 10K
Certain Women (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.
Plot: lesbian interest, flirting, loneliness, affair, dysfunctional relationship, tractor, female lawyer, brushing teeth, broken arm, small town, brother brother relationship, cafe ...
Time: year 1959, year 1966, 2010s, year 1918, year 1975
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Safety of Objects (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburban landscape, the lives of several families interlace with loss, despair and personal crisis. Esther Gold has lost focus on all but caring for her comatose son, Paul, and neglects her daughter and husband. Lawyer Jim Train is devoted to ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: train, coma, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, small town life, small town, single parent, social relations, power relations, family relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 1K
Safe Passage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pain, marriage, eccentric family, family life, family in crisis, hopes, gays and lesbians, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, new jersey, beirut lebanon, utah, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
George Washington (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in the landscape of a rural southern town, "George Washington" is a stunning portrait of how a group of young kids come to grips with a hard world of choices and consequences. During an innocent game in an abandoned amusement park, a ...
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: small town, coming of age, redemption, youth, friendship, society, friends, kids in trouble, social relations, hopes, life is a bitch, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Winter Solstice (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A widower confronts his older son's decision to leave home and his younger son's self-destructive behavior.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, starting over, small town life, couple relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 8K
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, incest, prophecy, small town, murder, curse, superstition, tavern, all black cast, menstruation, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 7K
Goat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.
Plot: fraternity, student, college, sibling relationship, banana, stealing a car, bestiality, sunglasses, chanting, stripper, strobe light, bruise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 3K
Dark Matter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create a model of the origins of the universe. He is obsessed with the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: university, american dream, society, misfit, politics, college, injustice, college life, prodigy, immigrants, inventions and discoveries, student life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: beijing china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%