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Introducing the Dwights
Original name: Clubland
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, biting
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, family life, romance, love and romance, couples, single parent, family relations, mentally challenged, aging, disability, sexual relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, misfit, youth, organ, male orgasm, vinyl record, man undressing, disabled person, magic trick, hand on crotch, female orgasm, dressing room ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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85 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, youth, coming of age and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Introducing the Dwights: The Last of the High Kings (1996), Autumn Moon (1992), Mullet (2001), Cherry (2010), Lost in Yonkers (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Last of the High Kings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Autumn Moon
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Mullet
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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    User:   87%
 
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Cherry
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ivy League Freshman, Aaron Milton (17) gets a different kind of education when he falls for Linda (34) a vivacious former wild-child who has returned to college to straighten out her life. The curriculum gets more challenging when Aaron meets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is a smart, rueful and dead-on portrait of life's unending quest to fit in; and the girl who solves it by completely breaking out - introduces a feisty outsider hero unlike any other seen on screen. Esther Blueburger's quest ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
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Just Looking
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Story: It's 1955. Lenny is a 14-year old boy who is totally fascinated by sex. He is too scared to "do it," so he dedicates his summer to seeing two other people do it. Easier said than done. Caught in the act of spying, his mother and ...
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Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   77%
    User:   75%
 
Rolling Family
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wedding invite from an estranged sibiling inspires a grandmother to assemble her family and embark on a roadtrip in a broken down caravan.
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Country: France
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Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the ...
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The Savages
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Diggers
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Country: USA
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Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty ...
Plot: dealing with death, island, save the day, parents and children, small town, social differences, small town life, working class, coming of age, americana, friendship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Lovely & Amazing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Driving Lessons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, road trip, cancer, divorce, mentor, coming-of-age, religion, poetry, actor's life, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary
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Tiptoes
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, human nature, twins, introspection, couple relations, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, party, artist, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona
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Juno
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, teenager, small town, coming of age, parenthood, abortion, high school, friendship, folk, virginity, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
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Puberty Blues
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, school, buddies, juvenile delinquency, college, suburbs, social misfits, young lovers, friendship, innocence lost, self discovery, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 16 years old Shlomi lives with his restless mother, his soldier brother and their ill grandfather. Although not doing well in school, Shlomi is a gifted cook and takes care of most household chores. One day, the school's principal finds out ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: human nature, high school, self discovery, teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, family life, love and romance, youth, family relations, prodigy, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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System:   66%
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The Debut
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: high school, social misfits, friendship, suburbs, looking for love, school, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
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System:   66%
    User:   72%
 
The Vicious Kind
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.
Style: semi serious, gloomy, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Plot: love triangle, small town, dysfunctional family, strong sexual content, parents and children, siblings relations, estrangement, family problems, loss of virginity, insomnia, orgasm, virgin ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
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My Mother Likes Women
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Sofia introduces her three adult daughters to her new lover who is their age and happens to be a woman. The women, in particular Elvira find it extremely difficult to accept their mothers sudden apparent sexual reversal. The news pushes the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
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Birds of America
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary
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How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dog, family life, single parent, writer's life, writers, crumbling marriage, suburbs, dialogue, sarcasm, adaptation, introspection, disability ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kindergarten
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Soft Fruit
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