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Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: talky, intellectual, dramatic, earnest, reflective, sentimental, cerebral, melancholic, philosophical, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, jewish, culture clash, hospital, friendship, sexual repression, college freshman, wallpaper, college roommate, military draft, watching someone, garbage can, puritan, tolerance, scholarship, homework, precociousness, college dean, crutch, nervous breakdown, communist, school expulsion, car radio, 19 year old ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, melancholic and serious films with plots about kiss, drinking, drink, cigarette smoking, father son relationship, husband wife relationship and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Indignation: Goat (2016), The Way We Were (1973), Elegy (2008), Princess Cyd (2017), Crooked Hearts (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, friendship, first love, friends, high school, social misfits, shyness, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 6K
Goat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.
Plot: fraternity, college, student, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, ritual, sexism, investigation, pizza, u.s. president, loyalty, false accusation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, hollywood, communist, mccarthyism, opposites attract, romance, radical, unlikely couple, young lovers, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.8
 21K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teachers and students, obsession, love and romance, age difference, danger, couples, infidelity, sexual attraction, critic, possessiveness, hedonism, cuban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 2K
Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Plot: novelist, coming of age, summer vacation, lgbt, sexual identity, first lesbian experience, female sexuality, black man white woman relationship, murder of sister, bisexual girl, text messaging, novel ...
Time: year 1992, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: obsession, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, love affair, parents and children, breakup, life turned upside down, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 799
Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: serious, talky, clever, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, secret, infidelity, family life, college, family in crisis, parent child relationship, family problems, family relations, human nature, human spirit, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, serious, sexual, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: aids, gay, gays and lesbians, bisexual, tantrum, friendship, self discovery, love triangle, pregnancy, rock, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: ohio, new york, usa, cleveland ohio, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, self discovery, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family relations, starting over, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, norway, new york state, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
 164K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: realistic, emotional, talky, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, couple relations, nurse, lust, strong sexual content, depression, dysfunctional family, dancing, truck, classroom, bridge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sexual, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, virginity, cholera, ship, love letter, marriage, doctor, extramarital affair, love triangle, romance, honeymoon ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, seaport, caribbean, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: college, friendship, coming of age, buddies, twentysomething life, urban, partners, society, friends, social misfits, drinking, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, prague czechoslovakia, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 1K
Whirlygirl (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a run in with a hot exotic dancer one wintry night straight-laced prep school student James will find himself on the ride of his life. Risking his future he follows this mysterious woman to New York City - ditching school dodging cops and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, party, high school, dedicated educator, college, hardcase students, new love, robbery, follow your dream, teachers and students, school, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 2K
Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: unreliable narrator, traumatic childhood, estranged couple, tragic event, death of mother, suicide, pregnancy, terminal illness, dead father, orphan, sex, child abuse ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 3K
XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, college, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, buddies, couple relations, love triangle, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Plot: mother son relationship, envelope, immortality, station wagon, sadness, open marriage, jazz music, middle aged woman, crematorium, fiance fiancee relationship, shoes, doorman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 613
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 ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, talky, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, gays and lesbians, follow your dream, family drama, feminism, school, college, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, coming of age, party, student, humiliation, college, prank, sex, revenge, love, police, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, campus, connecticut, usa, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.6
 97K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, stylized, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, tragic love, love and romance, homosexual, gay, gender, suicidal, broken heart, unfulfillment, best friends, death ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, denver colorado, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 33K
Liberal Arts (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, dull life, age difference, college student, book, literature, singleness, romance, fall in love, reading, unhappiness, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, ohio, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 196
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: sincere, serious, realistic, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, infidelity, gays and lesbians, introspection, forbidden love, teachers and students, life turned upside down, gender, love and romance, crumbling marriage, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 651
Telling You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two college graduates who find themselves stuck behind the counter of a pizza parlor while their friends move on struggle to find a new direction for their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: college, friendship, twentysomething life, youth, romance, friends, down on your luck, workplace situations, love and romance, partners, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, romance, young lovers, opposites attract, social differences, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, parents and children, fall in love, against the odds ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, israel, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, unfaithful wife, college, friendship, writer's life, betrayal, forbidden love, loyalty, suburbs, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 560
Butley (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Alan Bates recreates his award-winning stage role in director Harold Pinter's 1974 film verson of Simon Gray's play, about a university professor whose private life is in freefall. The cast also includes Jessica Tandy, Richard ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: university, infidelity, gays and lesbians, college, prodigy, lgbt, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, sexual relations, teachers and students, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
All the Right Moves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, high school, ambition, sport, small town, drinking, friendship, coach, saxophone, teenager, sex, marching band ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: talky, realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, coming of age, obsession, dysfunctional marriage, romance, small town, gas station, rich and poor, siblings relations, sibling relationship, new love, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 211K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: sexual relations, older woman younger man relationship, sexuality, age difference, against humanity, trial, first love, unlikely couple, haunted by the past, courtroom drama, guilt, female prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, hamburg germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 76K
Phantom Thread (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Renowned British dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock comes across Alma, a young, strong-willed woman, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover.
Style: romantic, psychological
Plot: fashion, seamstress, dressmaker, fashion designer, brother sister relationship, fashion show, doctor, obsession, wedding, wife husband relationship, wedding dress, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family, coming of age, unfulfillment, family relations, starting over, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, last wish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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