Movies like Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed

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Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)
 7.1
 5K
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, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the road, on the run, hitchhiker, coming of age, hitchhiking, english teacher, teenage life, youth, unwanted pregnancy, introspection, escapades, the beatles, school, road trip, pregnancy, car, friendship, hotel, teenage sex, marijuana, sex scene, pregnant teenager, restaurant, masturbation, song ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: spain, europe

Most similar movies to Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about coming of age, youth, friendship, teenage life, friends, family relations and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance 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), Dolls (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 652
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, sexual, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, friendship, dealing with death, love and romance, looking for sex, family relations, hopes, parents and children, teenage love, prank, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, youth, family relations, friends, love and romance, siblings relations, lifestyle, high school life, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.1
 332
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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, rebelliousness, high school life, idealism, clergy, power relations, social misfits, parents and children, society, misfit, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: sentimental, sexual, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: lesbian, family relations, friends, love and romance, dancer's life, friendship, school, prostitute, romance, coming of age, youth, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.0
 384
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, touching, realistic
Plot: on the road, coming of age, teenage love, youth, gays and lesbians, love and romance, coming out, knee injury, male in bathtub, drunken man, tampon, 18 year old ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 18K
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, hitchhiker, child abandonment, teenage life, youth, self discovery, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, teenage runaway, teenage girl, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 10K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, teenage life, family problems, female protagonist, teacher, reputation, virgin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 2K
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: sincere, serious, witty, realistic, talky
Plot: confined, elderly, society, introspection, aging, isolation, pubic hair, man undressing, body paint, cigarette smoking, discussion, locked in ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, gay, masturbation, best friend, summer vacation, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, virginity, coming out, self discovery, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, sincere, cynical ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, unfulfillment, friends, buddies, friendship, pistol, elevator, party, bench, car, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 2K
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: biting, realistic, sincere, semi serious
Plot: youth, society, teenage love, new wave, disgruntled, family relations, overbearing, love and romance, dull life, unfulfillment, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: clever, humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, adult filmmaking, wannabe, obsessive quest, porn, couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, babies and infants, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: hollywood, coming of age, chase, friendship, on the road, beach, calendar, tattoo, party, marijuana, summer, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, music band, coming of age, music teacher, alcohol, sauna, small town, artists and showbiz, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, power relations, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: sweden, himalaya, europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 348
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, youth, teenage love, couples, dancer's life, follow your dream, drugs/alcohol, love and romance, sexual relations, family relations, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 2K
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: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere
Plot: school, friendship, youth, boarding school, fish out of water, teachers and students, friends, power relations, love and romance, misfit, teenage love, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 6K
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, polish, runaway, best friends, siblings relations, kids in trouble, thirtysomething life, family relations, city life, immigrants, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.3
 4K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, tragicomedy
Plot: coming of age, youth, politics, communism, generation gap, political unrest, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, society, innocence lost, teacher ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, year 1967
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 227
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, erotic, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, van, on the road, sexual relations, looking for sex, youth, strong sexual content, teenage life, sex in public, hippie, motorcycle, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 2K
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: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, intellectual
Plot: reunion, friendship, couples, best friends, youth, vietnam war, working class, friends, student life, parents and children, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 10K
Truman (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Julián receives an unexpected visit in Madrid from his lifelong friend Tomás, who now lives in Canada, the encounter is bittersweet. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Julián is focused on putting his affairs in order, while Tomás is still ...
Plot: cancer, dog, fired from the job, telephone call, father son relationship, airplane, snow, doctor, friendship between men, male nudity, photograph, hospital ...
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 17K
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: innocence, on the road, child abuse, running, thief, summer, travel, road trip, dishonesty, obsessive quest, disorder, responsibility ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Go-Getter (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: road trip, on the road, car thief, coming of age, friendship, society, misfit, youth, self discovery, fish out of water, obsessive quest, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
The Beautiful Person (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie (Léa Seydoux) transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student ...
Style: sexual, touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, high school, forbidden love, teachers and students, teenage life, love triangle, youth, lifestyle, couples, love affair, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Misfortunates (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: drinking contest, uncle nephew relationship, unwanted pregnancy, family life, teenage life, eccentric family, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, teaching the ways of the world, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: coming of age, family relations, picked on, social relations, fish out of water, culture clash, youth, friendship, high school, best friends, immigrants, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: friends, friendship, working class, self esteem, unemployment, job seeking, bar, shipyard, ship, destiny, redemption, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, seaport, europe, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 105
Out of It (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An introverted nerd and a dumb, violent jock vie for the attentions of a cheerleader.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, beach, coming of age, teenager, power relations, teachers and students, hopes, athlete's life, love and romance, friends, high school, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Men, Women & Children (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, computers and web, teenage love, parents and children, overprotective parent, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, society, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, intellectual ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, museum, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, writer's life, parents and children, crumbling marriage, childhood memory, understanding ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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