Movies like The Breakup Girl

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The Breakup Girl (2015)
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The Breakup Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters deal with the death of their father.
Plot: sister, estranged sister, death of father, female director

Most similar movies to The Breakup Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about sister, family relations, friendship, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, sister sister relationship and family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Breakup Girl: Me and Veronica (1992), Freud Leaving Home (1991), Wide Open (1974), The Single Moms Club (2014), Speech & Debate (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Me and Veronica (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two sisters share a disturbing family secret.
Plot: suicide, waitress, social worker, welfare, sister, rivals, released from prison, divorce, marriage, painting, flashback, alcohol abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Everyone Says I Look Just Like Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters, one white and one black, spend a week together at their famous father's summer home. A microscopic examination of the new American family unit, it's a deeply personal film about the human connections that bond us all together.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, mumblecore
Plot: family relations, sister sister relationship, sisters, sister, family, interracial romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, sex, female nudity, biracial
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Freud Leaving Home (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this story, the 60th birthday of Cohen-family matriarch Rosha is the occasion for a gathering of her children from the diverse places around the world. The central character in this drama, however, is Angelique, whose interest in psychoanalysis ...
Plot: jewish, religion, holocaust, cancer, brother, brother sister relationship, sister, family relations, male objectification, male nudity, female nudity, female director
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.8
 289
Wide Open (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A philandering cab driver decides to help his girlfriend's attractive sister, who is in trouble with drug dealers.
Style: erotic, sex comedy, hot
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, taxi, girlfriend, sister, drugs, slut, womanizer, sister in law, female nudity, taxi driver, city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, racial stereotype, parents and children, social differences, support group, family relations, friendship, society, friends, mental illness, single mother, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Speech & Debate (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club and take on the world.
Style: psychological, melancholic, sexy, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, teenager, high school student, competition, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, high school, teen angst, teenage girl, teenage boy, 18 year old ...
Time: 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
A Murder to Go (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The plot takes place in Zagreb and follows the clumsy and clueless geography teacher Kazimir through tumultuous changes in his life. After being fired from school, his wife dumps him for the school principal, leaving him to deal with debts. Kazimir ...
Plot: teacher, professor, grandmother, murder, school, love, funeral, brother, telekinesis, sister
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The First Summer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two sisters meet up late one summer to clear out the house of their deceased grandparents.
Plot: skinny dipping, male nudity, summer, sister, lake, nudity (full frontal - brief), loss of virginity, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 8K
Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: women, sisters, thanksgiving, food, family relations, divorce, black romance, relationships, writers, solitude, weapons, wedding ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Nobody's Fool (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman, who gets released from prison and reunites with her sister, discovers she is in an online relationship with a man who may be "catfishing" her.
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, humorous
Plot: ex convict, sister, alcohol abuse, marketing, parole, released from prison, sister sister relationship, fall in love, friendship, alcoholics anonymous, society, coffee shop ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Year of Spectacular Men (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the year after graduating college, Izzy struggles to navigate the seemingly incessant failures of adulthood, the reality of a substandard dating pool and a debilitating fear of top-sheets, all in between X-Files marathons. Comically unsuccessful ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, disturbing, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: support, sister, relationships, sister sister relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, living together, grownups, slice of life, social problems, sisters ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sisters, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, redemption, betrayal, husband wife relationship, childhood, adaptation, parenthood, family relations, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 5K
Landline (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan during the 1990s discovers that her father is having an affair.
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teenager, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family problems, parents and children, self discovery, escapades, family relations, life turned upside down, lifestyle, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, melancholic, witty, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, betrayal, eccentric family, follow your dream, prank, hopes, family relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Loitering with Intent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fledgling screenwriters retreat to a quiet country manor to work on their script, but a constellation of needy characters produces constant interruptions.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friends, deadline, post traumatic stress disorder, ambition, actor's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, house, farm, disorder, actor, gardener ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, dark humor, ambition, race against time, dishonesty, death of father, casino, gambling debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 2K
Manny & Lo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A pregnant teen and her younger sister run away from foster homes and kidnap a woman whom they believe can help with the pregnancy.
Style: feel good, sexy, humorous, road movie, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: kidnapping, coming of age, teenage pregnancy, police, pregnancy, teenager, runaway, teenage boy, sex, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, conservative ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 583
Fairhaven (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, funeral, small town, homecoming, introspection, social relations, estrangement, unfulfillment, death of father, high school friends, family, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Don't Think Twice (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An improv group deals with several crises, including the loss of their lease and one member hitting the big time.
Style: entertaining, touching, talky, emotional, funny ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, improv, audition, interracial friendship, breakup, death of father, flash forward, gift, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, restaurant ...
Place: philadelphia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 3K
Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: sad, sexy, realistic, atmospheric, meditative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, suicide, bdsm, self discovery, friendship, eccentricity, flood, eccentric woman, aunt niece relationship, female protagonist, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 37K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, compassionate, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: family, midlife crisis, depression, mental illness, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, character study, redemption, family relations, professor, nursing, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, poland, new york, usa, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
How About You... (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: retirement home life, christmas, sister, elderly, aging, disagreement, family relations, retirement home, wisdom of life, siblings relations, countryside, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Eat Your Heart Out (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A womanizer gets his own cooking show and, ironically, the females who call in end up airing their relationship problems to him.
Plot: food, cooking and food, female nudity, butcher, cafe owner, womanizer, death of father, ghost writer, birthday party, male full rear nudity, unrequited love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic, funny ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, homecoming, death of father, family, jewish, family gatherings, family relations, loneliness, life & death, last wish, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Three Heists and a Hamster (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nikolaj is now an civilian, and likes his new job as preschool-teacher. Timo is seperate from his Wife Lonnine, and the social workers threats to break his rigtg to see his son Heino. If is not pay five yeas "child-support-money" with he ...
Plot: heist, death of father, sister, male nudity
Place: denmark, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Wind from Wyoming (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Manon, is obsessed with famous writer Chester Celine, who hails from Wyoming. Manon learns Chester is coming to town and becomes a slinky, svelte temptress
Plot: surrealism, priest, male nudity, absurdism, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, sex, hypnosis, boxer, hypnotist, paparazzi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Branch Office (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: wedding, mother, sister, groom
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fishbowl California (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man struggling to find purpose in life is enlightened by a drunk ailing widow.
Style: surprise ending, cult film
Plot: widow, revenge, boy, bicycle, friendship, love, homeless, drunk, funeral, filmmaking, actress, small town ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 11K
Wilson (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.
Style: entertaining
Plot: misfit, midlife crisis, loneliness, friendship, husband wife estrangement, ex husband ex wife relationship, group therapy, death of father, middle aged man, adoptive father adopted daughter relationship, ex wife, naivete ...
Place: portland oregon, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Impossible Years (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trouble in suburbia: psychiatrist's teenage daughter gets arrested for demonstrating on a college campus--holding a sign with a "dirty word" written on.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychiatrist, love, college life, family relations, dishonesty, society, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth, parents and children, college, family life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%