Movies like Dream World

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Dream World (2012)
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Dream World (2012)
Original name: Dreamworld
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oliver Hayes, an aspiring animator whose confidence is at a low point, meets the captivating and impulsive Lily Blush, who encourages him to drop everything and go with her to Northern California in the hopes of fulfilling his fantasy of working for Pixar Animation Studios. As they travel up the coast, Oliver falls deeply in love but upon making certain startling discoveries he must decide if he wants to face reality or stay in dreamworld.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, sentimental, semi serious, offbeat, 2d animation
Plot: fall in love, romance, starting over, hopes, road trip, best friend, inventions and discoveries, performer's life, love and romance, fight, love triangle, beach, heroin, bully, stranger, redhead, breakup, animator, cartoonist, changing lives, argument, stopped by police, suicide of father, short man, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Dream World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, hopes, friendship and family relations mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Dream World: This Thing with Sarah (2013), Sequoia (2014), Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010), Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007), Bigger Than the Sky (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, love and romance, beach, surfing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, romance, death wish, bittersweet, family, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, illness, suicide, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, couple relations, romance, breakup, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Everybody Wants to Be Italian (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Are all relationships based on lies? Jake Bianski runs a fish market in north Boston, surrounded by Italians. For years, he's carried a torch for Isabella, an ex-girlfriend now married with three children and no interest in Jake. Yet, he tells ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, hidden identity, hopes, starting over, disorder, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, store, delusion, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love triangle, fish out of water, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, disorder, mine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three people, each having different aspirations from life, are caught in a tangle of emotions and don’t know the way out. There’s a husband and wife with love eroding from their life. And there’s a single, happy-go-lucky dude who falls in love ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, humorous
Plot: love triangle, family problems, couples, romance, love and romance, starting over, hopes, fall in love, unemployment, couple relations, marriage counselor, bored housewife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, australia, new delhi, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, couples, buddies, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, hopes, introspection, haunted by the past, small town, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, love triangle, couples, couple relations, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, morality, love, stabbing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Flirting with Forty (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, surfing, romance, thirtysomething life, family relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Stranded in Paradise (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a driven HR exec loses her high-powered job, she travels to Puerto Rico in an attempt to save her career at a business conference. But as the trip quickly becomes a disaster and a hurricane shuts down the whole island, she meets a handsome ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, fall in love, confined, isolation, disorder, nothing goes right, starting over, hopes, strong female presence, love and romance, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Young Kieslowski (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: humorous, emotional, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, couples, romance, college, disorder, life turned upside down, parents and children, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love triangle, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, dinner, rivalry, society, friendship, dating, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Whatcha Wearin'? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Yoon-Jung accidentally calls a stranger, instead of her boyfriend, and has phone sex with the unknown man. When Yoon-Jung's relationship with her boyfriend turns sour, Yoon-Jung meets Hyun-Seung, the stranger she had phone sex with.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: phone sex, couples, fall in love, starting over, romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, breakup, thirtysomething life, infidelity, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, romantic, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, adventure, jazz musician, art, chance meeting, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, hopes, single parent, pets, couples, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Brightest Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A recent college graduate sets out to win back the girl of his dreams.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: astronomer, romance, fall in love, self discovery, college graduate, win over, dating, telescope, observatory, couples, love and romance, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: humorous, uplifting, semi serious, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, against the odds, hopes, family relations, haunted by the past, christmas, couples, redemption, self discovery, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Dopamine (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Rand is a computer animator, who has created an artificial intelligence creature designed to interact with children and teach them responsibility. When his prototype is forced into practice at a school, Rand encounters Sarah, a teacher he was ...
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, looking for love, love affair, pets, a.i., love, artificial intelligence, science, loneliness, technology, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, talky, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, self discovery, friendship, platonic, unfulfillment, destiny, introspection, hopes, male female relationship, couples, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, montreal, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dog Trick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A shy but very romantic young man tries to meet a girl by walking a borrowed dog. The trick works unbelievably well. They fall in love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, couples, wooing, romance, love and romance, dog walker, student, tennis, best friend, taxi driver, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Remember Sunday (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A lonely, down-on-her-luck waitress meets a handsome, quirky jewelry store clerk and thinks that maybe, finally, she's met Mr. Right. The more Molly (Alexis Bledel) gets to know Gus (Zachary Levi), the more she's intrigued by him. But ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: memory loss, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, starting over, couples, family relations, romance, hopes, brain damage, flower shop, store, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, dying, couples, couple relations, secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Just Add Water (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: romance, family relations, addiction, hopes, dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, self discovery, working class, drug dealing, love and romance, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Elsa & Fred (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa ...
Style: touching, captivating, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, opposites attract, starting over, fall in love, couples, self fulfillment, romance, golden years, aging, dying woman, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, eligible bachelor, cons and scams, power relations, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, smuggling, party, cheating, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, holiday, family gatherings, couple relations, pretend relationship, singleness, love and romance, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hopes, fall in love, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, coming of age, college, best friends, wish come true, unfulfilled love, interracial relations, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Call Me Dil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A suicidal woman's "final" call mistakenly connects her to a man who gives her something to live for.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, fall in love, hopes, weakness, lie, suicide attempt, friendship, society, love and romance, buddies, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, terminal illness, couples, attraction, love and romance, seductive, seduction, female director
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%