Movies like Small Town Saturday Night

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Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
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Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Just days before Rhett (Chris Pine) is leaving for Nashville to pursue a lifelong dream of being a singer/songwriter, his girlfriend Samantha (Bre Blair) realizes that "his" future may not be "their" future. This news comes as a shock to Rhett, and he is faced with having to choose between following his dream and staying in his hometown in order to be with the woman he loves.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: small town, friends, follow your dream, ambition, friendship, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, musician's life, troublemaker, hopes, relationship vs career, country singer, social relations, bittersweet, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, rock and roll, suburbs, gas station, prostitute, musician, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about family relations, friendship, friends, hopes, parents and children, small town and youth mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Small Town Saturday Night: Winter Solstice (2004), Back to School Mom (2015), Girlfriend (2010), Islander (2006), Not Fade Away (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, starting over, small town life, couple relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, suburbs, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Back to School Mom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Thomas, a free-spirited musician, has spent the past two decades traveling the world, but at age 41 she decides to go back to college and finish her degree so that, for once, she can finally finish something she started. Back at her old ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: college, family relations, redemption, starting over, social relations, college life, homecoming, life is a bitch, bittersweet, small town, college friend, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.3
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Girlfriend (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, melancholic, realistic
Plot: single parent, life is a bitch, love and romance, friendship, impossible love, hopes, society, misfit, social relations, human spirit, mother son relationship, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.5
 287
Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hopes, island, redemption, starting over, family problems, estrangement, social misfits, human nature, couple relations, friendship, ocean, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Not Fade Away (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in suburban New Jersey in the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big.
Style: sincere, captivating, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: music band, rivalry, follow your dream, desire for fame, lifestyle, ambition, friendship, rebelliousness, social relations, ego clash, buddies, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1963
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles, california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.7
 72
Hated (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll are what a young underground punk band are striving for, but once they get a taste of it, they are forced to decide how far they're willing to go for fame and fortune and who they're willing to leave ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, rise and fall, friendship, artists and showbiz, youth, music band, friends, showbiz, bittersweet, unfulfillment, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
A Cooler Climate (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Iris is broke after her divorce and takes a job working as a housekeeper for a wealthy woman named Paula. When Paula and her husband separate, an unlikely friendship blossoms between the women.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, psychological, touching ...
Plot: housekeeper, lgbt, follow your dream, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, master and servant, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, power relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.3
 342
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, immigrants, opposites attract, single parent, youth, coming of age, love and romance, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: hopes, family relations, destiny, friendship, starting over, redemption, romance, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, small town, chance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 286
Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: single parent, small town, coming of age, teenage life, destructive relationship, family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 577
Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, family relations, clergy, society, youth, small town, sexual abuse, teenage life, parents and children, teenage girl, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 51
Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, friendship, ambition, society, youth, family relations, hip hop, music, hopes, lesbian, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 304
America Brown (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama that centers on a young quarterback from West Texas, a priest in New York, and the two women in their lives.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, starting over, prodigy, haunted by the past, ambition, hopes, sport, society, rivalry, on the run, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Harrison Montgomery (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a rundown apartment complex in San Francisco's Tenderloin, a septuagenarian seer is waiting for his final message. For decades the eccentric recluse has chronicled the phrases of the Wheel of Fortune and deciphered their hidden meaning - the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: elderly, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, family problems, life is a bitch, love and romance, buddies, crimes, hopes, poverty, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, fall in love, follow your dream, showbiz, buddies, hopes, love and romance, friends, hollywood, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 801
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, haunted by the past, redemption, infidelity, couples, friends, bittersweet, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 921
Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, best friends, youth, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, small town life, couple relations, romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Alex of Venice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: starting over, life turned upside down, ambition, self discovery, family life, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, relationship vs career, breakup, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, self discovery, musician's life, one more chance, ambition, showbiz, hip hop, celebrity culture, religions or cults, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 416
Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, relationship vs career, family life, social relations, family relations, friends, couples, suburban life, parents and children, couple relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 608
The Long Shot (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Annie Garret is a young woman who moves with her irresponsible husband Ross and their seven-year-old daughter Taylor from Colorado to a ranch in northern California where Ross abandons them after he fails to land a job. With no money and no friends, ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, equestrian, ambition, follow your dream, starting over, parents and children, friendship, family relations, single parent, hopes, family, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 2K
Local Color (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: painter, friendship, self discovery, parents and children, youth, family relations, artists and showbiz, unsupportive parent, inspiration, mentor, intergenerational friendship, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.7
 687
Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, social relations, youth, single parent, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, suburbs, teenager, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, small town, friends, couples, hopes, love and romance, love affair, introspection, human nature, couple relations, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 445
Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: youth, small town, introspection, friendship, family problems, human nature, family relations, family in crisis, swimming, sex crime, social relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 377
A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: horse, friendship, contests and competitions, starting over, athlete's life, parents and children, ambition, rivalry, farm, family, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Brotherly Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: West Philadelphia basketball star Sergio Taylor deals with the pressures of fame while his brother and sister have their own issues with ambition.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, family problems, cheerleader, prodigy, desire for fame, athlete's life, youth, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 836
Fairfield Road (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Noah McManus is leaving his job with the Boston mayor's office for a dream gig in Washington, D.C. But in a single day, he finds out his new boss in Washington can no longer employ him and that his girlfriend has been cheating on him. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, couples, love triangle, couple relations, politics, ambition, career change, social relations, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mom, Dad and Her (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sydney is a troubled teen heading for trouble. After being caught shoplifting and a case of alcohol poisoning, Sydney's desperate single mother sends her off to the country to live with her father, Ben, and his new pregnant wife, Emma. Sydney ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: kleptomania, teenage life, self discovery, parents and children, youth, family, friendship, family relations, countryside, bittersweet, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, underage drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mother of George (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story about a woman willing to do anything and risk everything for her marriage.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, couple relations, couples, society, lifestyle, trying to get pregnant, married couple, family relations, female protagonist, parents and children, relationships, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%