Movies like Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed

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Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)
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Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)
Original name: Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unforgettable friendship between three people: an English teacher who travels to Almería when he hears that John Lennon is making a film there, a 16-year-old boy who has run away from home and a young girl who also seems to be running away from something.
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: on the road, hitchhiking, english teacher, on the run, coming of age, hitchhiker, the beatles, introspection, teenage life, escapades, youth, unwanted pregnancy, school, road trip, pregnancy, car, friendship, hotel, teenage sex, marijuana, sex scene, restaurant, masturbation, song, teenage girl ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966
Place: spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about friendship, youth, coming of age, friends, family relations, teenage life and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed: The Good Life (1996), Peppermint Soda (1977), You're My Hero (2003), Kisses for Everyone (2000), Madrid, 1987 (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Good Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This humorous movie charts the life of a 14-year-old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie, he has already decided to dedicate his life to writing and losing his virginity (while his parents are away ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, sexual
Plot: friendship, coming of age, prostitute, dealing with death, prank, self discovery, looking for sex, parents and children, teenage love, midlife crisis, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
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95%
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
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82%
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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 ⇓
79%
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
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Madrid, 1987 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two characters: old and young; teacher and pupil; man and woman. Four walls within which they conjure intellectualism, relive the profession (journalism), explore politics and discover each other.
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sincere, witty
Plot: isolation, confined, aging, introspection, elderly, society, teacher student relationship, discussion, man wearing a towel, locked in, man undressing, body paint ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, spain
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72%
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Hick (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, child abandonment, teenage life, hitchhiker, friendship, youth, self discovery, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage girl, teenage runaway, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, oklahoma, california
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Dolls (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iska, Karolína, and Vendula are eighteen-year-old girls who have just graduated from high school. Not wanting to let go of their carefree student lives or their friendship, they plan to hitchhike to Holland, where they've arranged to work on a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: on the road, teenage love, coming of age, gays and lesbians, youth, love and romance, asthma inhaler, barefoot on street, clothed male naked female, self harm, marijuana, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, czech republic
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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
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57%
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A Gun in Each Hand (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy centered on eight men in their 40s, all with identity crises.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: midlife crisis, pistol, unfulfillment, friends, buddies, friendship, family relations, car, bench, sex talk, ex husband ex wife relationship, elevator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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56%
Torremolinos 73 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
Style: humorous, clever, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, adult filmmaking, crumbling marriage, obsession, movie business, couple relations, sexual relations, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, couples, babies and infants, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sexual, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, friendship, best friend, summer vacation, coming out, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, masturbation, small town, best friends, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain, california ...
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53%
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Four Friends (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Also known as Moritorium and Georgia's Friends, Four Friends follows the titular quartet from high school to young adulthood. The film is set during the tumultuous 1960s, an era when everyone's values were turned inside out, shaken around, ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, intellectual
Plot: reunion, best friends, friendship, romance, adolescence, vietnam war, love triangle, love and romance, youth, couples, friends, immigrants ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: america
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Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: friends, high school, friendship, virgin, reputation, teacher, coming of age, teenager, on the road, best friends, youth, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mondays in the Sun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, friends, working class, shipyard, ship, bar, unemployment, small town, job seeking, self esteem, down on your luck, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, seaport, europe, switzerland ...
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Alex in Wonder (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl in the 1970s dreams of becoming a ballerina while struggling with the divorce of her kooky parents.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
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Plot: coming of age, drugs/alcohol, dancer's life, follow your dream, parents and children, teenage life, hopes, youth, family relations, sexual relations, teenage love, artists and showbiz ...
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Spud (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school. John Milton is a boy from an ordinary ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional
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Come as You Are (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three young guys like wine and women. They tested wine with pleasure, but the second they have never been able to taste. Under the guise of a wine tour, the three plans a trip to Spain to finally have sex. Nothing will stop them. Certainly not the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, road movie
Plot: disability, independence, brothel, looking for sex, first sex, on the road, social misfits, obsessive quest, prostitute, escapades, misfit, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Calendar Girl (1993)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: hollywood, coming of age, on the road, beach, party, marijuana, summer, tattoo, calendar, friendship, chase, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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Popular Music (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two boys grow up together in town of Pajala at 60's united by rock-n-roll music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, music band, coming of age, music teacher, sauna, alcohol, small town, rock, province, transvestism, boredom, xenophobia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: sweden, himalaya, europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Crossing Borders (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Spain 1960, the dawn of the country's economic development. Industrial "reorganization" means that many workers have lost their jobs and are forced to emigrate. Martin is one of them. Martin, his wife Pilar and their son Pablito live ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: emigration, immigrants, working class, emigrant, misery, society, workplace, culture clash, unemployment, workplace situations, politics, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland, spain
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33%
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Heroes (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder breaks out of a VA hospital and goes on a road trip with a sympathetic traveler to find out what became of the other men in his unit.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: vietnam veteran, road trip, on the road, social misfits, starting over, post traumatic stress disorder, self discovery, friendship, mental illness, hopes, friends, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, vietnam
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Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, tragicomedy
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, youth, family relations, innocence lost, political unrest, teenage life, politics, society, generation gap, communism, neighbor ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, year 1967
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Way (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: travel, road trip, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, on the road, dealing with death, pilgrim, parent child relationship, hopes, obsessive quest, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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
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31%
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Kikujiro (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro is the unlikely companion for Masao who is determined to see the mother he has never met. The two begin a series of adventures which soon turns out to be a whimsical journey of laughter and tears with a ...
Style: surreal, stylized, touching, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, summer, travel, road trip, child abuse, running, thief, innocence, odd couple, obsessive quest, trip, loser ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Milky Way (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
Style: semi serious, clever, offbeat, surreal, witty ...
Plot: nun, surrealism, bible, religions or cults, farce, on the road, escapades, adventure, inquisition, catholicism, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: spain, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, absurd, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, coming of age, museum, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, childhood memory, parents and children, adolescence, writer's life, self esteem, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, piggy bank, koran, prostitute, coming of age, first sex, generation gap, young heroes, robbery, return ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, paris france, switzerland, greece, albania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Somers Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: runaway, friendship, coming of age, polish, best friends, single parent, social misfits, urban, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Blue Summer (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A couple of dudes pack a van full of beer and go on a road trip in search of sexual adventures. They get that and more.
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: van, coming of age, looking for sex, on the road, strong sexual content, sexual relations, teenage life, youth, drinking and driving, male nudity, road trip, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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