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Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
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Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
Original name: Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; Myriam, a redhead into tantric sex; and Marie, a supermarket checker who gives unauthorized discounts to the elderly, search for renewed meaning on a communal farm. The title character, a six-year-old child, is the carrier of their hopes for the future.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic, humorous, intellectual, meditative, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: human nature, rebellion, idealism, professor, bohemian, introspection, rebelliousness, self discovery, politics, friendship, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, coming of age, fighting the system, hopes, society, youth, reunion, state affairs, couples, friends, anti conformity, lifestyle, home schooling ...
Time: future, 70s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, europe, france, geneva switzerland, poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, realistic, melancholic and clever films with plots about friendship, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, culture clash, runaway and storytelling mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000: Mindwalk (1990), Career Girls (1997), Summer (1986), Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979), The '70s (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mindwalk (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in recluse, who joins in their conversation. The two men listen ...
Style: talky, psychological, serious, clever, tense ...
Plot: politics, society, island, isolation, writer's life, human nature, introspection, friendship, dialogue driven, artists and showbiz, philosophy, friends ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: europe, france
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95%
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, realism, best friends, friends, introspection, couple relations, social differences, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey, tokyo
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83%
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Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, romance, fall in love, love and romance, youth, couples, friends, human nature, couple relations, twentysomething life, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, normandy, ireland ...
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78%
Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, college, protest, reunion, anti war, buddies, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, male nudity, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c., medical school, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: adopted son, friendship, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adoption, single parent, writer's life, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: europe, france, new england, paris france, tokyo
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74%
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The '70s (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Four friends, fresh from tragedy at Kent Sate, graduate from college and begin their adult lives during the turbulent 1970s. But Dexter (Guy Torry), Eileen (Vinessa Shaw), Byron (Brad Rowe) and Christie (Amy Smart) find their paths are heading in ...
Style: talky, sincere, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, disco, americana, friends, society, fighting the system, feminism, siblings relations, injustice, gender, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, human nature, romance, introspection, age difference, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, midlife crisis, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, tokyo, california
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Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebelling against his dreary life in a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of... something else. Encouraged by her best friend, Carol, Beth reluctantly accepts the romantic ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, love, highway, salesman, road trip, sex, desert, self discovery, friendship, buddies, human nature, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california, los angeles
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56%
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A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, down on your luck, urban, twentysomething life, working class, couples, family relations, social relations, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, gloomy, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
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Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Wild Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Director François Truffaut makes a rare on-screen appearance in one of his most unusual films. Based on a true story, the film follows the discovery of a feral child (Jean-Pierre Cargol) who's grown up wild in the forest in late-18th-century ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: feral child, doctor, reward, sign language, punishment, tantrum, fish out of water, experiment, society, youth, power relations, dedicated educator ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey, tokyo
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54%
Joy of Learning (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of Paris's student revolt, the Vietnam War, and other events of the late ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, talky, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: revolution, politics, repression, young heroes, idealism, rebelliousness, culture clash, political unrest, fighting the system, society, human spirit, introspection ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, cuba, vietnam ...
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52%
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The Front (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, friendship, communism, mccarthyism, fighting the system, cons and scams, movie business, fight, dishonesty, society, actor's life, writer's life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s
Place: europe, florence, new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Way Home (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary
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50%
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Passion Fish (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
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Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
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Our Music (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jean-Luc Godard's poetic meditation on war, violence and defeat. The film is structured in three parts. The three segments are "Hell", "Purgatory", and "Heaven". The first segment is a montage of war images from ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, clever, gloomy, meditative ...
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49%
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Lotto Land (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This film tells two interwoven stories of two single-parent families in a poor, racially-mixed neighborhood in Brooklyn. The first story is about a young black man (with aspirations of getting away from his friends who are involved in drugs) who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, comic ...
Plot: lottery, coming of age, family life, college, high school, self discovery, urban, parents and children, romance, rich and poor, store, urban ghetto ...
Time: future
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48%
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Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Man of Marble (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Man of Marble is a Polish film about a student making a film about a bricklayer who was once idolized. She interviews people who knew him and finds old footage that lead to an unfolding mystery that causes her producer to cancel the project.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: filmmaker, communism, politics, idealism, friendship, pregnancy, working class, injustice, eviction, testimony, human nature, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: poland, europe, tokyo, japan, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: semi serious, talky, thought provoking, biting, realistic ...
Plot: politics, new wave, revolution, rebelliousness, student life, roommate, discussion, communism, university, fighting the system, rebellion, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france
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44%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, university, love triangle, human nature, romance, parents and children, sexual relations, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, california
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44%
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Going Places (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: whether it's cars, peace of mind, or daughters. ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: on the road, release from prison, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, hoodlum, bisexuality, menage a trois, crime, buddies, odd couple, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: politics, friends, society, infidelity, artists and showbiz, state affairs, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, political intrigue, love affair, communist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
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44%
A Tale of Winter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Felicie and Charles have a whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, friendship, romance, chance, single parent, extramarital affair, infidelity, love affair, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, twentysomething life, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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41%
Something in the Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, anarchist, passionate interest, coming of age, politics, student, fighting the system, society, youth, rebelliousness, self discovery, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971, year 1968
Place: france, europe, florence italy, paris france, italy
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40%
Powwow Highway (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Buddy Red Bow is struggling, in the face of persecution, by greedy developers and political in-fighting, to keep his nation on a Montana Cheyenne Reservation financially solvent and independent. Philbert, a simple-minded friend of Buddy's, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: native american, friendship, discrimination, false accusation, hopes, love and romance, partners, society, family relations, life is a bitch, friends, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, london, mexico, ireland ...
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38%
Spring Forward (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen into a relationship approaching father and son. Paul is ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, human nature, working class, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, partners, society, family relations, power relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
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38%
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Diamond Men (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After 30 years on the road, a veteran jewellery salesman is forced to show his young replacement the tricks of the trade. But when the kid introduces him to the ladies of the "Altoona Riding Club," the old dog is introduced to a whole new ...
Style: touching, talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: buddies, on the road, aging, friends, introspection, self discovery, heist, workplace situations, crimes, love and romance, partners, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: semi serious, clever, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, friends, couples, human nature, reunion, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
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37%
Gross Anatomy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Slovak is a brilliant first-year med student whose casual, nonconforming approach to life gets tested when he enrolls in Gross Anatomy, the toughest course in med school.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, romance, laboratory, opposites attract, couple relations, social differences, teachers and students, college life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: medical school, new jersey, california
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35%
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