Movies like Julie Johnson

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Julie Johnson (2001)
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Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of realizing one's potential and being willing to turn one's life upside down to take a chance on finding happiness. Claire, Julie's best friend, goes along with Julie's secret quest and eventually moves in with her. Both women are on a search to realize their dreams and come to terms with their love for each other.
Style: sincere, clever, touching, realistic, talky, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, self discovery, friendship, forbidden love, follow your dream, lifestyle, lgbt, feminism, parents and children, love and romance, couples, human nature, road not taken, society, lgbtq, adultery, lesbian relationship, infidelity, emancipation, family relations, lesbian romance, lesbian friend, school, youth, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Julie Johnson

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, queer cinema and sincere films with plots about couples, love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, lgbt, sex and lgbtq mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Julie Johnson: Lianna (1983), Loving Annabelle (2006), The Gymnast (2006), Elena Undone (2010), Intentions (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lianna (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Style: sexy, realistic, sincere, touching, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, lgbtq, lgbt, coming out, sexual relations, friendship, female nudity, gay, girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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100%
Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: erotic, touching, emotional, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, forbidden love, school, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, love affair, teachers and students, teenage life, love and romance, lesbian love, lesbianism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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100%
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The Gymnast (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stunning Dreya Weber stars as a former top gymnast who discovers love and a new life path when she teams up with a dancer (played by former L.A. Lakers cheerleader Addie Yungmee) for an ambitious Las Vegas aerial act show.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, queer cinema
Plot: lesbian, lesbian interest, female athlete, lgbt, starting over, ambition, opposites attract, follow your dream, introspection, forbidden love, self discovery, adoption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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100%
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Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbianism, lesbian mother, lesbian couple, gays and lesbians, coming out, family problems, lesbian love, lesbian sex, fall in love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 218
Intentions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renee leads a fulfilling life as a professor of theater, mother of two girls, and wife to a kind and successful husband. Her life of contentment is changed forever when she discovers an undeniable attraction between herself and a female graduate ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual content, lesbian, lesbian bar, family relations, infidelity, college, love and romance, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, life turned upside down, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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54%
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, school, lesbian sex, fall in love, high school life, youth, gay teacher, friendship, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
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36%
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Hannah Free (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, family relations, parents and children, elderly lovers, lgbt, couple relations, golden years, love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, self discovery, lesbian couple, love affair, first lesbian experience, love and romance, couples, sexual relations, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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33%
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My Normal (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: "My Normal" is the story of Natalie, a young lesbian from the Lower East Side, who's struggling to find a balance between her dreams of becoming a film maker and her lifestyle as a dominatrix. Her exotic looks and unconventional ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, captivating, talky ...
Plot: lesbian, dominatrix, friendship, lesbian relationship, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, prostitute, workplace, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, humorous, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, friendship, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, gay, lesbian romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, lgbtq, lesbian love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Jack (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents' divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: youth, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, family life, self discovery, teenage love, teenage life, family in crisis, unfulfillment, gender, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, year 1982, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: talky, intense, stylized, touching, serious ...
Plot: starting over, abusive husband, adolescence, family relations, hitchhiker, parents and children, human nature, love affair, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, harvard university, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, erotic, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, love and romance, gender, forbidden love, self discovery, injustice, society, life is a bitch, rebellion, lgbtq ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
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Eloise (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbian couple, lesbian sex, forbidden love, tragic event, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Looking for Cheyenne (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, true love, gays and lesbians, countryside, lifestyle, couples, breakup, romance, lgbtq, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, italy, cleveland ohio ...
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28%
Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sexy, sincere, light, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, unfulfilled love, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, aunt nephew relationship, breakup, couples, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: sexy, emotional, serious, melancholic, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, forbidden love, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, women, gays and lesbians, department store, lesbian romance, age difference, older woman younger woman relationship, road trip ...
Time: 50s, year 1952, year 1953, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Almost Normal (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time, the world is gay and to be straight is considered deviant ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, high school, gay, road not taken, lgbt, coming out, midlife crisis, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, disorder, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Innocent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 17-year-old Eric follows his parents to immigrate to Canada and is thus forced to confront different emotional and cultural problems. He must not only adjust to the new environment, but also come to terms with his homosexuality. Standing at the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: gay, homosexual, immigrants, lifestyle, teenage life, self discovery, culture clash, forbidden love, society, youth, family relations, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, hong kong, manhattan new york city, new york, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lgbt, infidelity, friendship, love and romance, sexual content, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, couples, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Kiss Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian sex, coming out, couples, love and romance, romance, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden, europe, spain, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Itty Bitty Titty Committee (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna is coming out. But not as gay as a revolutionary. Itty Bitty Titty Committee is a rockin love song to the heady rush of sex, freedom and rebellion that happens when an everyday girl discovers her own strength and the righteous indignation ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, suspense, feminist film ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, gender, lgbt, lgbtq, feminism, cheerleader, breakup, fall in love, coming out, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: contemporary, year 1948, year 1984
Place: virginia, bahamas, mississippi, los angeles, sacramento california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, sincere, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian romance, coming out, lesbianism, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, self discovery, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, europe, london, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, lgbt, passionate sex, lesbianism, lgbtq, lesbian love, love triangle, coming out, homosexuality ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: touching, sexy, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, coming of age, suburbs, gender, gay, infidelity, family relations, parenthood, lesbianism, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Saturn in Opposition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film focuses on contemporary 30- and 40-somethings trying to make sense of their lives in an age in which the old certainties have disappeared. Lorenzo and Davide make their lives together within a circle that includes Antonio and Angelica, ...
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, couple relations, lgbt, infidelity, family problems, introspection, terminal illness, dealing with death, dinner party, sudden death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 834
The River (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Episodic study of feelings where six stories intertwine over one Saturday in a small town. Two boys save a young woman, Anni, and her baby from suicide by drowning. Esa, a down-on-his-luck musician in need of a loan, arrives to his father's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, couple relations, dysfunctional family, mother son relationship, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, hopes, youth, couples, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, feminist film, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian bar, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, gender, feminism, woman, lesbian interest ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 227
Sam the Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before he broke out with the J.D. Salinger-esque Tadpole in 2002, producer-turned-director Gary Winick filmed this little-seen relationship drama. Fisher Stevens stars as the title character, a writer with one novel under his belt who can't ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couples, love and romance, looking for love, estrangement, breakup, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, womanizer, bittersweet, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Medicine for Melancholy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Waking from a one-night stand that neither remembers, Micah and Joanne find themselves wandering the streets of San Francisco, sharing coffee and conversation and searching for a deeper connection.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, sincere, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, politics, one night stand, human nature, lifestyle, love and romance, introspection, lgbt, racial issues, riding a bicycle, society, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%