Movies like The Flats

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The Flats (2002)
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The Flats (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Flats tells a cautionary tale of friendship and desire played out among a group of 20-somethings transitioning into adulthood. Main character Harper and his buddies make the most of their freedom prior to an impending court-ordered jail sentence. Things get even more serious when Harper and his best friend's girlfriend, Paige, begin a sobering relationship.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, youth, love and romance, unemployment, human nature, friendship, friendship between men, coming of age, friends, siblings relations, courtroom drama, horse, best friend, drunkenness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about friends, youth, friendship, love and romance, coming of age, family relations and male nudity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Flats: Funny Bunny (2015), A Friend of Mine (2006), The Motel (2005), Ornaments (2008), Funeral Kings (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Funny Bunny (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gene spends his days canvassing about childhood obesity. One day he canvasses Titty, an emotionally-arrested 19-year-old who has successfully sued his own father to win back a large inheritance and gotten himself disowned in the process. Gene ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: friends, love triangle, social misfits, friendship, rabbit, bicycle, pig, woman slaps man, knife, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Friend of Mine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An introverted insurance executive at a car rental service is annoyed by his hyperactive, garrulous coworker, but the two end up becoming friends.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, non-linear ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, friendship between men, opposites attract, loneliness, wild ride, couples, contact, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, barcelona, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.6
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The Motel (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: human nature, hotel, dysfunctional family, power relations, family problems, youth, misfit, life is a bitch, male female relationship, friendship between men, mother son relationship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.7
 42
Ornaments (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Religion, alcohol and politics are three things best avoided at holidays - but it's something this group of friends haven't learned. In this dark comedy, six friends have reunited for what may be their last holiday together.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, estrangement, dark humor, buddies, youth, love and romance, college, holiday, friends, thirtysomething life, family gatherings, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: group of friends, altar boy, youth, friendship, best friends, coming of age, teenage boy, sexual content, teenage life, friends, buddies, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.3
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Chubby (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chubby is the nickname of Kevin, a 12 years old kid already weights 100 kilos (220.46 lb). If he keeps devours fries, pastries and ice cream everyday, he's gonna have heart attack sooner or later unless he decides to change his diet to turn ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, friends, physical appearance, youth, coming of age, bittersweet, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, misfit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.7
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: talky, humorous, sincere, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, youth, friendship, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, computers and web, human nature, misfit, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
With Friends Like These (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Black Kelly gets back from New York, she discovers that more has changed than just her hair color while she's been away. Frederic found himself a girlfriend and plans to move. Kurt and Blonde Kelly live together with their one-year-old ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: best friends, youth, friendship, human nature, homecoming, friends, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), twentysomething life, snobbism, social relations, high school friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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True Adolescents (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At 34, struggling Seattle musician Sam finds himself broke, jobless and losing touch with the person he wants to become. When his girlfriend kicks him out, he's forced to crash with his Aunt Sharon and is reluctantly enlisted to take her teen ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, talky
Plot: lifestyle, friends, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, on the road, youth, buddies, wilderness, coming of age, thirtysomething life, naked in public ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Boys Briefs 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The long-awaited sequel to Boys Briefs, the successful compilation of six outstanding short films about gay first love. Hosted by DANNY ROBERTS, star of MTV's THE REAL WORLD NEW ORLEANS. Films included are: Doors Cut Down (2000); Chicken ...
Style: humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: coming of age, gay interest, homosexual, friends, youth, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, coming out, sexual relations, first sex, gay subtext ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
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Lovers of Hate (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dark comedy which follows two brothers who are in love with the same woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, love triangle, love and romance, betrayal, family relations, dark humor, siblings relations, brother vs brother, sibling rivalry, two brothers, male nudity, reunion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Treading Water (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At first glance, Mica seems a perfectly normal boy. But first glances can often be deceiving... For one, Mica's house is now a museum honouring Guillermo Garibai, the legendary Mexican crooner. Mica spends most of his time there, giving guided ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: youth, fall in love, love and romance, first love, family relations, coming of age, misfit, parents and children, high school, traumatic childhood, boy, self acceptance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
All Together Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Youth, in all its messy, drunken glory, is the connective thread at an all night noise-rock concert in the woods, where a motley assortment of music lovers prove that it isn’t always darkest before the dawn.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, rock, lifestyle, musician, forest, flirting, youth, society, escapades, recklessness, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, friends, best friends, life turned upside down, family relations, friendship, baby, couple relations, woman, weakness, adoption, husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Defying Gravity (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cassandra, a mute runaway girl, takes refuge in the cemetery in which her mother is laid to rest. She is watched over by Jorge, the cemetery caretaker, an illegal alien who is committed to the restoration of a classic '60 cadillac hearse. Shore ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, family problems, society, on the run, social misfits, misfit, youth, dysfunctional family, college dropout, mute or deaf, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, estrangement, unfulfillment, lifestyle, golden years, loneliness, aging, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Crossing the Bridge (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A film about three high school friends who find their happy-go-lucky existence tarnished forever the instant they get embroiled in a drug-running scheme that goes awry. When things start getting messy, they rue the day they agreed to the venture; ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, coming of age, social misfits, youth, society, life is a bitch, betrayal, going straight, buddies, partners, drug dealing, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1975
Place: detroit, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 6K
Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, youth, couples, unlikely couple, college life, friends, homecoming, small town, small town life, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, self discovery, high school, youth, leukemia, high school life, friends, mentally unstable, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 201
Worst Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: WORST FRIENDS is the story of two childhood friends who are forced to re-think their friendship as adults. When Jake (Richard Tanne) is injured in a car accident, the only person willing to take care of him is his childhood friend Sam (Noah Barrow). ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, love and romance, friends, disability, unfulfillment, suburban life, suburbs, rivalry, society, thirtysomething life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 223
City Baby (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sexy. Style-conscious. Extreme love affairs. Complicated friendships. Life happens all too quickly when Cloey is reluctantly plucked from her comfort zone and complete reliance on others is overturned – a secure relationship with her boyfriend ...
Style: realistic, sexy, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, infidelity, love triangle, youth, friends, dishonesty, twentysomething life, city life, grownups, hipster, apathy, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, oregon, portland oregon, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 214
A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, twins, youth, family relations, love and romance, beer, rivalry, couples, friendship, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Louder Than Bombs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in a small Polish town, "Louder Than Bombs" tells the coming-of-age story of Marcin, a 21-year-old with a penchant for James Dean and The Smiths. After the death of his father, Marcin must contend with the funeral arrangements while ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: family relations, youth, love and romance, romance, friendship, friends, dealing with death, twentysomething life, parents and children, death, sex, provincial life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Things to Do Before You're 30 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A smart, sexy and poignantly accurate comedy drama about a group of twenty-something friends desperately resisting the inevitable - adulthood and responsibility.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy
Plot: friendship, love and romance, coming out, youth, buddies, sport team, escape from reality, infidelity, friendship between men, gender, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 537
Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: high school life, school, young love, coming of age, youth, high school, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, teenage crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Squint Your Eyes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a spirited ten-year-old girl who has run away from her proudly affluent parents in town and finds grudging refuge with the slightly slovenly caretaker of an abandoned farm, an ex-teacher.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: farm, countryside, family problems, youth, on the run, odd couple, life is a bitch, family relations, human nature, school, friendship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 688
Humble Pie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At nearly 400 pounds, Tracy Orbison is a wide target. When he sets out to pursue his dream of acting, the grocery clerk finds an assortment of people waiting to dash his dreams. Through it all, Tracy remains irrepressibly upbeat, convinced he's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, optimism, follow your dream, teenage love, humble, artists and showbiz, society, social misfits, youth, love and romance, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Calvin Marshall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, college, follow your dream, ambition, self discovery, youth, athlete's life, hopes, love and romance, romance, underdog, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Second year high school student Kodaka Hasegawa has transferred to his new school about a month ago, but he still hasn't made any friends. Kodaka Hasegawa was born from a Japanese father and a British mother. Because of his appearance, people ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, youth, teenage love, society, high school life, physical appearance, social misfits, self discovery, love and romance, teenage life, social relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
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Full Grown Men (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: amusement park, mermaid, friends, couples, family relations, partners, buddies, youth, best friends, introspection, couple relations, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%