Movies like When Life Was Good

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When Life Was Good (2008)
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When Life Was Good (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brooklyn flies home to surprise her boyfriend on his birthday, but immediately changes her mind upon arrival and decides to hide out for the summer with her friend Faith. Faith lives with Casey and with relationship problems of their own, the couple are happy with the distraction...until Brooklyn begins to assert herself, then all of the characters come face to face with the hard realities of their relationships.
Style: humorous, sexual, touching, sexy, realistic, semi serious, mumblecore
Plot: youth, love and romance, couples, homecoming, twentysomething life, career, young adult, relationships, unhappiness, ensemble, improv
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vancouver, new york, vancouver british columbia canada

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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 love and romance, couples, friendship, youth, friends, twentysomething life and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like When Life Was Good: Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014), Santorini Blue (2013), Our Precious Children (2003), The Sacred Family (2005), This Thing with Sarah (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: touching, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, youth, family relations, couples, on the road, couple relations, love and romance, romance, babies and infants, female director, marriage, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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95%
 4.1
 130
Santorini Blue (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An act of betrayal throws a young couple's marriage into jeopardy in this romantic drama featuring Richard Belzer and Ice-T.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, couples, love and romance, infidelity, dishonesty, sex, affair, temptation, forgiveness, greek island, love, law and order ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love affair, relationship vs career, thirtysomething life, family relations, human nature, lovers reunited, breakup, family problems, couples, death in the family, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Sacred Family (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's Easter in the beach house of a Chilean well-to-do and nowadays family. A self-centered and successful father, a disoriented mother and a son overshadowed by his successful father. The three of them, wait for the arrival of the son's ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: couples, parents and children, youth, homecoming, reunion, estrangement, easter, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, college, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, love and romance, beach, surfing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 1K
Move (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Eleven moving dates, eight friends: Philipp, Wiebke, Jessica, Maria, Swantje, Michael, Thomas, Dina – all in their twenties and mutually lonesome. And always searching: For a new city, a new job, an own apartment, a new, or even an old love. The ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexual, touching, sexy ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love and romance, goth girl, christmas dinner, breakup, friendship, sex scene, devotion, video chat, female nudity, break up
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.8
 28
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: humorous, touching, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, youth, reunion, estrangement, buddies, college, holiday, starting over, gender, family gatherings, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, hopes, romance, lovers reunited, interracial relations, hotshot lawyer, wish come true, unfulfilled love, couples, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.6
 830
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, sincere, humorous, sexy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, friendship, introspection, youth, couple relations, computers and web, love and romance, human nature, misfit, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, love affair, family relations, strong female presence, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, estrangement, eccentric family, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, city life, follow your dream, hopes, on the road, lifestyle, friends, society, small town, small town life, couples, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 1K
Chance (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 'Chance' is a black comedy about how hard it is to find "the one". Mostly told from the point-of-view of a young, sexually aggressive woman, named Chance, whom according to her: "we're all out there looking for true ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, couples, wooing, romance, mother daughter relationship, singleness, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, love and romance, female director, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, human nature, reunion, youth, homecoming, friends, social relations, bittersweet, twentysomething life, nudity (full frontal - brief), snobbism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
 204
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: humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, infidelity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, city life, twentysomething life, love and romance, best friends, rock, couples, youth, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.9
 526
Window Theory (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An aimless playboy returns to his hometown for his best friend's wedding, only to find that the bride is his high school sweetheart.
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, womanizer, love and romance, romance, friendship, couples, buddies, love triangle, wooing, medical school, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 579
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, realistic, offbeat, touching, humorous ...
Plot: misfit, family relations, coming of age, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, high school, youth, profanity, traumatic childhood, female director, parenting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
When the Party's Over (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story takes place in LA, in the house of four housemates, three women, MJ, Frankie and Amanda, and an homosexual, Banks. MJ is the kind of girl to whom money means everything and to whom others mean almost nothing. Frankie is a social worker and ...
Style: sexy, gloomy, sexual, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friends, couples, gender, self discovery, love and romance, gays and lesbians, friendship, twentysomething life, homosexual, gay interest
Time: 90s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 263
X's & O's (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Relationship issues arise between a researcher with a theory to explain away all his failed dating experiments, a player who wants out of the game, a deejay whose head spins with thoughts of God, a hoodrat with no street cred, a poet ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexual, sexy
Plot: poetry, womanizer, friendship, laboratory, romance, love and romance, obsessive quest, couples, wooing, babe scientist, friend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Year of the Carnivore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: YEAR OF THE CARNIVORE is a romantic-comedy-drama about a girl with an unrequited crush on a boy who thinks she's bad in bed, so she goes out to get more 'experience'. SAMMY SMALLS is a 21-year-old tomboy who works as a store detective ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, dark humor ...
Plot: sexual relations, love and romance, lifestyle, twentysomething life, looking for sex, misfit, virgin, relationships, irony, sex, friendship, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 254
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 ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: coming of age, siblings relations, love and romance, youth, friends, unemployment, love triangle, human nature, courtroom drama, drunkenness, friendship between men, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 4K
How to Be (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: introspection, unfulfillment, coming of age, self discovery, hopes, youth, lifestyle, musician, breakup, musician's life, love and romance, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, couples, disorder, thirtysomething life, dull life, family relations, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, lifestyle, coming of age, unlikely couple, panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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American Loser (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, ex-alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: alcoholic, social misfits, misfit, disorder, twentysomething life, love and romance, goofy hero, lifestyle, support group, profanity, sexual content, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 46
Drop Box (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 'Drop Box' is a comedy about a spoiled pop princess who accidentally returns her sex tape to a local video store, then must try everything to get it back from an uncooperative clerk. Fearing that if she fails, her next big hit won't ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: twentysomething life, love and romance, celebrity culture, computers and web, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, store, singer, video store, video store clerk, diva, pop star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Optical Illusions (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France, Portugal
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind man who recovers his sight after an operation finds his life in chaos when he is rejected by the community to which he once belonged. (Chile)
Style: realistic, dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, love affair, friends, workplace romance, workplace, introspection, innocence lost, human nature, workplace situations, love and romance, breast implant, shoplifter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 425
Runaway Horse (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Helmut and Sabine Halm have always managed vacations of lazy privacy at their favorite retreat on Germany′s Lake Constance. So when the energetic, handsome Klaus Buch turns up with his beautiful girlfriend Helene, Helmut is quite ready to dismiss ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, psychological
Plot: couples, love and romance, couple relations, childhood friends, routine, holiday, friendship, rivalry, everyday life, romantic rivalry, childhood friend, cheating girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 157
Nonna's Trip (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Mexican family, wanting to grant their Grandmother her last wish, embarks on a make believe trip to a small town in Italy ... in Mexico!
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: homecoming, elderly, couples, last wish, mental illness, family relations, memory loss, bittersweet, unfulfillment, couple relations, golden years, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 469
Things to Do (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Office worker, Adam, quits work to return to his childhood home and settles into the comforts of his parent's backyard. A chance meeting with a friend from his past leads to them making a "Things to Do" list so they can fulfill some ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: office, love and romance, babies and infants, city life, hopes, getting home, solitude, youth, store, urban, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, mumblecore
Plot: bar, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, looking for love, lifestyle, dating, date, first date, hipster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%