Movies like Little Men

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Little Men (2016)
 6.7
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Little Men (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Greece, Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony at his grandfather's funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off. The budding friendship is put at risk, however, when a rent dispute between Jake's father, Brian, and Tony's mother, Leonor, threatens to become contentious.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, captivating, melancholic, compassionate, bilingual
Audience: family outing
Plot: best friend, landlord tenant relationship, 13 year old, teacher, friendship, family relations, teenage girl, friendship between men, bullying, teenage boy, psychotherapist, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, friendship between boys, interracial friendship, absent father, grandfather grandson relationship, aspiring actor, marital problem, husband wife relationship, acting class, storytelling, theatre director, aunt nephew relationship, clothing store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, manhattan new york city, usa

Most similar movies to Little Men

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, realistic and serious films with plots about friendship, family relations, husband wife relationship, food, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship and telephone call mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Little Men: And Then I Go (2017), X/Y (2014), Winter Solstice (2004), The Exploding Girl (2009), Reign Over Me (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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And Then I Go (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two teenage outsiders are demoralized daily at school, until an idea for vengeance offers them a terrifying release.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: bullying, friendship between boys, revenge, best friend, school, teenage boy, best friends, friendship, tragedy, police, society, school shooting ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When autistic teen Ricky is scolded for skipping class, he escapes into the subway for a days-long odyssey among the subway’s disparate denizens. Meanwhile, his mother wages an escalating search effort above ground. Based on a true story and set ...
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, teenage life, social misfits, family relations, autism, missing child, train, imagination, hopes, mentally challenged, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.1
 650
X/Y (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As Mark, Jen, Sylvia, and Jake navigate through their emotionally-arrested states, X/Y reveals the honest and wanton desire we all have to connect with someone and what is at stake when that connection fades.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: friends, city life, friendship, understanding, family relations, society, best friends, urban, twentysomething life, friend, sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Winter Solstice (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A widower confronts his older son's decision to leave home and his younger son's self-destructive behavior.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, starting over, couple relations, small town life, love and romance, brother brother relationship, single parent, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Exploding Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On a summer break from college, Ivy, a young epileptic woman, struggles to balance her feelings for her fledgling boyfriend while her friend Al crashes with her for the season.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, looking for love, lovers apart, disability, introspection, young lovers, youth, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, party, loneliness, awkwardness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.4
 95K
Reign Over Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: grief, friendship, dealing with death, loss of spouse, 9/11, friends, loss of loved one, tragic event, life changing experience, widow widower, buddies, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 741
Maladies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, we watch as their Maladies intertwine.
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, actor, siblings relations, mentally unstable, family relations, small town, friendship, split personality, gender bending, misfit, transistor radio, eyeglasses ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.9
 345K
Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: depressing, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, stepsister stepsister relationship, childhood, divorced parents, boy, marital problem, divorce, abusive husband, parents and children, teenage life, youth, classmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 588
The Dynamiter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: All fourteen-year-old Robbie Hendrick ever wanted was a family. Yet as another Mississippi summer begins, his wayward mother has run off again fearing a breakdown and he's left to burn the days caring for his half brother, Fess. As the deep ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: small town, family relations, family problems, youth, dysfunctional family, teenage life, innocence lost, small town life, coming of age, social relations, dysfunctional character, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 4K
August (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: August is a 2008 drama film directed by Austin Chick and produced by 57th & Irving. The screenplay by Howard A. Rodman focuses on two brothers, ambitious dot-com entrepreneurs attempting to keep their company afloat as the stock market ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, suspense, touching
Plot: wall street, family relations, workplace, rise and fall, ambition, siblings relations, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, 9/11 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Love Is Strange (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
Style: touching, sincere, melancholic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: gay marriage, wedding, life turned upside down, gay, family problems, couple relations, forceful separation, couples, disorder, gender, homosexuality, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.0
 154K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: inspirational, uplifting, sincere, thought provoking, touching
Plot: bullying, middle school, school, happy ending, friendship, father son relationship, family, mask, family relations, deformity, child, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 1K
Mediterranea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: illegal immigration, interracial relations, drunkenness, father daughter relationship, friendship, promise, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, family relations, job seeking, smuggling, bloody face ...
Place: italy, africa, algeria, libya, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 86K
Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, loneliness, friendship, basketball, liberal, student, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
It Felt Like Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Lila is experiencing an ennui-filled Brooklyn summer. She awkwardly wears a Kabuki-esque mask of sunscreen at the beach and plays third wheel to Chiara, her more experienced friend, and Chiara’s boyfriend, Patrick. Determined to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, coming of age, self discovery, best friends, youth, friendship, wooing, teenage girl, sexuality, unsupportive friend, sex scene, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Redwood Highway (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Plot: on the road, family relations, obsessive quest, estrangement, introspection, haunted by the past, escapades, parents and children, redemption, strong female presence, hopes, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pacific ocean, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 4K
Blackbird (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terminally ill mother invites her family to their country house for one final gathering, but tensions quickly boil over between her two daughters.
Style: sentimental, disturbing, sincere, thought provoking, heartbreaking ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, euthanasia, life & death, family problems, dying man, meaning of life, doubts and hesitations, problem solving, death of mother, dark secret, health situation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 6K
Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, partners, parents and children, self discovery, friends, male friendship, friendship between men, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 3K
American Gun (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Seemingly disparate portraits of people -- among them a single mother, a high school principal, and an ace student -- Distinctly American -- all affected by the proliferation of guns in American society.
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: high school, family relations, teenage life, americana, family problems, on the road, single parent, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, human nature, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, virginia, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 1K
Prince (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A troubled teenager attempts to conquer the girl he's in love with, who seems out of reach. He's lured into criminal activities and becomes alienated from family and friends.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, wooing, crimes, drug dealing, youth gang, street life, group of friends, single mother, interracial friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
We the Animals (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah, the youngest, embraces an imagined world all his own.
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, psychological
Plot: lgbt child, family relations, father son relationship, theft, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, domestic violence, child protagonist, boy, marriage, fired from the job, birthday ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, philadelphia, spain, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 6K
James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, terminal illness, friendship, promise, chemotherapy, lie, slacker, cancer, self destructing, new life ...
Time: year 1983, year 2000, year 2013
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: custody battle, courtroom, divorce, single father, family relations, selfishness, couples, lawyer, marriage, father son relationship, family problems, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Fathers and Sons (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, single parent, dysfunctional family, couples, life is a bitch, midlife crisis, homecoming, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, miami, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 3K
Standing Up (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake - victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, summer camp, child's point of view, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, family, youth, on the road, coming of age, prank, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
What Maisie Knew (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James novella, the story frames on 7-year-old Maisie, caught in a custody battle between her mother – a rock and roll icon – and her father. What Maisie Knew is an evocative portrayal of the chaos of adult life seen entirely ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: divorce, childhood, unsupportive parent, dysfunctional family, marriage, family problems, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, starting over, nanny, family relations, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 399
Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, captivating, sincere, poignant ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, marital crisis, family tragedy, brother sister relationship, shipwreck, survival ...
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 2K
Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, couples, couple relations, gender, gay couple, illegal immigrant, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, interracial couple, mental patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 355
A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: starting over, contests and competitions, friendship, parents and children, athlete's life, family, youth, ambition, rivalry, farm, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, blizzard, grandmother granddaughter relationship, memory loss, drinking alcohol, prayer, lie, drinking, apology, snow, self discovery ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, sacramento california, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%