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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: Adventure, 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, serious, road movie, gloomy, realistic
Plot: on the road, on the run, hitchhiker, english teacher, introspection, escapades, teenage life, the beatles, road trip, coming of age, friendship, father son relationship, film within a film, hitchhiking, mother son relationship, youth, unwanted pregnancy, bittersweet, teenager, school, fight, child, pregnancy, car, hotel ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: spain, europe, madrid

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Most similar movies to Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and semi serious films with plots about friendship, friends, coming of age, on the road, youth, road trip and bittersweet mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed: I Won't Come Back (2014), Africa United (2010), The Good Life (1996), A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013), You're My Hero (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Won't Come Back (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Belarus
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anya, a young academic raised in an orphanage, is on the cusp of success when she’s accused of drug possession. While in limbo hiding from the police, she hits the road with Kristina, another orphan several years Anya’s junior, in search of her ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: orphan, friends, obsessive quest, friendship, teenage life, false accusation, escapades, odd couple, older man younger woman relationship, on the run, kids in trouble, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, kazakhstan, eastern europe, europe
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100%
Africa United (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, Rwanda
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Africa United" tells the extraordinary story of three Rwandan children who attempt to realize the dream of their life: to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg. But the problems begin when Fabrice, Dudu ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, touching ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, adventurer, adventure, hopes, follow your dream, young heroes, escapades, optimism, road trip, soccer, child's point of view ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, zimbabwe, rwanda, south africa, tanzania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 700
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: sexual, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, prostitute, hopes, bittersweet, family relations, couples, friends, loss of virginity, teenage life, parents and children, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, sexual content, escapades, friends, obsessive quest, remarry, road trip, coming of age, teenage boy, friendship between boys, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, teenage life, idealism, society, snitch, misfit, clergy, rebelliousness, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tourette's syndrome, on the road, anorexia, friendship, mental illness, road trip, obsessive quest, social misfits, escapades, misfit, society, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 31K
The Way (2010)
Genre: 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: touching, emotional, inspirational, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, travel, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, family problems, search, on the road, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 343
Bass Ackwards (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, obsessive quest, hopes, self discovery, adultery, road trip, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, adventure, travel, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, new york, seattle washington, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Winter Flies (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovenia, Poland, Slovakia, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mischievously self-assured Mára and somewhat eccentric Heduš set out into the frozen wastes in search of adventure – by car, naturally. After all, Mára’s turning fifteen soon. A road movie about the flies that occasionally buzz around even in ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, humorous, road movie
Plot: road trip, teenage boy, friendship, manipulation, lie, on the run, false accusation, friendship between boys, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, delusion, chase, arrest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
My Own Love Song (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wheelchair-bound singer and her best friend embark on a roadtrip to Memphis.
Style: psychological, sincere, emotional, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: on the road, friendship, disability, friends, road trip, self discovery, couples, best friends, misfit, neighbor, bar, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, mississippi, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Charlie & Boots (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Hogan plays Charlie McFarland and Shane Jacobson plays his estranged son, Boots. After a family tragedy Charlie and Boots try and put their differences aside and head off on the road trip of a lifetime - from regional Victoria to the Cape York ...
Style: road movie, touching, sincere, humorous, contemplative
Plot: road trip, country music, country singer, family relations, on the road, guitar, farmer, loss of wife, father son relationship, countryside, female singer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Kids from the Port (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Miguel makes the journey that his grandfather cannot make because he is locked up by his own family. The mission is very simple, go to a funeral and leave an army jacket on the grave of an old man, a friend of his grandfather. Miguel, accompanied by ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, touching ...
Plot: teenage life, innocence lost, friends, haunted by the past, friendship, determination, boy, teenager, coming of age, elderly, urban, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Josh and S.A.M. (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh and Sam are two brothers facing change, their mother is about to marry a French accountant and the kids are sent to go live with their father in Florida. Meanwhile Josh tells Sam that he is a "S.A.M." that is going to be sent to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, cross country, journey, family relations, family life, disorder, youth, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, coming of age, adventure, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, texas, florida, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Gueros (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set amidst the 1999 student strikes in Mexico City, this coming-of-age tale finds two brothers venturing through the city in a sentimental search for an aging legendary musician. Shot in black-and-white, Güeros brims with youthful exuberance.
Style: road movie, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, on the road, family relations, friendship, youth, escapades, disorder, brother brother relationship, bittersweet, siblings relations, buddies, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Someone to Run With (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Through the streets of Jerusalem two teenagers' stories will unite to tell the summer adventure of their lives. Tamar is an amazingly talented but very quiet and insecure girl, who leaves behind her home and all she knows, changing herself ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, escapades, youth, chases and races, missing person, track down, coming of age, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative, witty ...
Plot: introspection, aging, society, confined, elderly, isolation, locked in, lifestyle, seduction, relationships, journalism, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1942, in the middle of Northeastern Brazil, two very different men meet along the road: Johan, an aspirin salesman avoiding the German draft, and Ranulpho, a rural Brazilian seeking escape from the drought.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, starting over, adventure, friendship, wartime life, society, human nature, political unrest, totalitarianism, escapades, life is a bitch, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, germany, europe, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 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, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, family relations, friends, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three Russian street kids, who live on their wits in a train station, take off to the countryside hoping to make it across the border to a better life in Poland. They are alternately looking for tenderness and pushing it away because they sense that ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: leaving home, friendship, young heroes, youth, boy, self discovery, obsessive quest, on the road, optimism, hopes, escapades, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, introspection, hopes, youth, society, culture clash, teenage life, fish out of water, immigrants, family life, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, israel, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, friendship, teenage love, friendship between boys, coming out, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, gay, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, catalonia, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 11K
Smoke Signals (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, road movie, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: native american, native american reservation, on the road, native americans, friendship, self discovery, escapades, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, human nature, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: idaho, phoenix arizona, arizona, india, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, youth, dancer's life, friendship, medical school, pregnancy, cabaret, coming of age, love and romance, prostitute, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.6
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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, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, teenage girl, teenage life, self discovery, on the road, friendship, teenage runaway, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, child abandonment, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sincere, realistic, road movie
Plot: looking for sex, disability, paralysis, independence, brothel, obsessive quest, buddies, self discovery, blind character, young people, on the road, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 11K
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, realistic, semi serious, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, on the road, high school, coming of age, family problems, teenage life, gay slur, female protagonist, virgin, reputation, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 41K
On the Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, UK, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.
Style: road movie, sexy, atmospheric, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, road trip, writers, hitchhiker, post war, marijuana, lifestyle, self discovery, adventure, americana, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1948 ...
Place: usa, new jersey, california, nebraska, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Harry and Tonto (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, thought provoking, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, aging, hitchhiker, family relations, on the road, americana, cat, eviction, redemption, bittersweet, road trip, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city, las vegas, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 2K
The Giants (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brothers Danny and Zak, 15 and 13 & 3/4 are spending the summer in their deceased grandfather's house, waiting in vain for their mother, who is otherwise busy, and running low on cash. To make some money they decide to rent out the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealer, friendship, brother brother relationship, youth, teenage life, teenager, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, when the parents are away, rebellion, rebelliousness, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Plans for Tomorrow (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three stories intertwined which occur in a single day. The day Ines discovers she is pregnant, Antonia decides to abandon her family and Marian realizes she is going to die.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, couples, family problems, family relations, introspection, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, bittersweet, singleness, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%