Movies like Starlet

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Starlet (2012)
 6.8
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Starlet (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, older woman younger woman relationship, aging, lifestyle, reach out, introspection, twentysomething life, female protagonist, old age, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, film within a film, watching television, friends, porn, stash, dysfunctional character, cocaine, aspiring actor, dog, prostitute, erotica, money, food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965
Place: usa, los angeles, california, paris france

Most similar movies to Starlet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about friendship, friends, youth, introspection, society, family relations and coming of age mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Starlet: Digging for Fire (2015), 3 Nights in the Desert (2014), About Alex (2014), Max Rose (2013), X/Y (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Digging for Fire (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn't ...
Style: realistic, sincere, talky, serious, mumblecore
Plot: clothed male naked male, escapades, couple relations, friendship, couples, undressing, husband wife relationship, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), barefoot male, shovel, nude swimming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: touching, talky, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, reunion, love and romance, bittersweet, desert, twentysomething life, love triangle, estrangement, road not taken, friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.4
 7K
About Alex (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to console a suicidal member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love, and widening political differences ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, reunion, friends, introspection, college graduate, reunited friends, drugs/alcohol, disagreement, depression, suicide attempt, group of friends, emotional breakdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.2
 487
Max Rose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An ageing jazz pianist learns something about his wife of 65 years, leading him to question their life together.
Style: realistic, psychological, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: aging, introspection, jazz, elderly, memory, flashback sequence, death of wife, friendship, dealing with death, dishonesty, old man, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.1
 532
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, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friends, city life, understanding, friendship, family relations, society, urban, best friends, twentysomething life, friend, sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Imperialists Are Still Alive! (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young artist in Manhattan falls in love with a Mexican.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, social differences, love and romance, love affair, life is a bitch, missing person, couple relations, friendship, conspiracy, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 548
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: redemption, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, power relations, reach out, society, hopes, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 6K
Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, talky ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, on the road, buddies, partners, hopes, self discovery, human nature, couples, couple relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, los angeles, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 1K
Now & Later (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sex, politics and American culture are mixed into a combustible combination in Now & Later. Angela is an illegal Latina immigrant living in Los Angeles who stumbles across Bill, a disgraced banker on the run. She takes him in. Through ...
Style: sexy, realistic, talky, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: repression, poverty, socialism, love affair, friends, friendship, love and romance, sexual relations, immigrants, introspection, society, polyamory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nicaragua, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 392
Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, introspection, family problems, friendship, family relations, youth, human nature, family in crisis, friends, power relations, public health, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 2K
Boutique (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but…
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, downfall, couples, designer, bittersweet, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, social differences, store, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 5K
Little Birds (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lily and Alison face a life-changing event after they leave their Salton Sea home and follow the boys they meet back to Los Angeles.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, adventure, rebellion, self discovery, attempted rape, estrangement, leaving home, street kid, youth, bait ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 279
Amexicano (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A look at the bond between an illegal immigrant and a blue-collar Italian-American from Queens.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, social differences, immigrants, unemployment, working class, culture clash, deportation, human nature, society, interracial friendship, unrequited love, unlikely hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 207
Crystal River (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story is of a married woman who, grieving her inability to have children, finds comfort and healing in her friendship with another man. It's about discovering grace in darkness and the unexpected places we find healing.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: friendship, human nature, romance, mysterious character, love and romance, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, friends, female director, bed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The We and the I (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The We and the I is the heartfelt and comical story of the final bus ride home for a group of young high school students and graduates.
Style: touching, sincere, talky, serious, contemplative
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school life, introspection, society, youth, interracial relations, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bus, group of friends, teenager, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, touching, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, disability, looking for love, lovers apart, youth, introspection, young lovers, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, loneliness, awkwardness, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mother of George (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story about a woman willing to do anything and risk everything for her marriage.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, sincere
Plot: couple relations, immigrants, couples, society, lifestyle, trying to get pregnant, family relations, female protagonist, strong female presence, urban, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 401
Atomic Age (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Two young boys, Victor and Rainer, take the commuter train to spend the evening in Paris. In a nightclub on the banks of the Seine they go from one disappointment to another, from failed chat ups to street brawls. But as they get carried away by the ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, melancholic, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, on the road, friends, lifestyle, buddies, city life, gender, urban, youth, coming out, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 334
Lea (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Léa lives in Le Havre, where she attends college whilst taking care of her elderly grandmother. To make ends meet, she works as a waitress in a night club. Her admittance to the Institute of Political Studies in Paris offers her new ...
Style: sexy, realistic, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), nightlife, youth, hopes, lifestyle, human nature, introspection, strong sexual content, student life, strong female presence, student, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 1K
Local Color (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: self discovery, friendship, family relations, parents and children, youth, unsupportive parent, mentor, inspiration, intergenerational friendship, coming of age, painter, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 78K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, coming of age, addiction, juvenile delinquency, peer pressure, theft, friendship, mother daughter relationship, family problems, life is a bitch, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 2K
Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, teenage life, death in the family, bittersweet, grieving, depression, life is a bitch, dealing with death, parents and children, family problems, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: haunted by the past, deportation, introspection, musician's life, life is a bitch, music, estrangement, society, down on your luck, immigrants, farm
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, redemption, self discovery, musician's life, one more chance, celebrity culture, hopes, lifestyle, showbiz, religions or cults, hip hop, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 5K
Goodbye Solo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man planning to commit suicide hires a taxi driver to take him to his jumping-off point.
Style: uplifting, touching, thought provoking, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: taxi driver, friendship, immigrants, suicidal, elderly, society, regret, loneliness, taxi, interracial relations, mentor, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.3
 4K
Anne B. Real (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: ANNE B. REAL is the coming of age story of a young female rapper, who finds her inspiration by reading the Diary of Anne Frank.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: ghetto, hip hop, lifestyle, introspection, teenage life, life is a bitch, siblings relations, youth, juvenile delinquency, family life, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 976
Summer (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Shaun and Daz are vibrant kids, wasted by their experience of education. All they have is friendship and Shaun's first love Katy. From the moment Shaun steps into our world he is bound to lose. Labeled as a violent bully he destroys himself and ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: friendship, friends, disability, misfit, introspection, haunted by the past, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, father son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: realistic, sincere, touching, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: summer camp, friendship, self discovery, youth, family relations, parents and children, family, on the road, child's point of view, coming of age, prank, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 1K
Party Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Angélique is a 60-year-old bar hostess. She still likes to party, she still likes men. At night, she makes them drink, in a cabaret by the French-German border. As time goes by, clients become rare. But Michel, her regular client, is still in love ...
Style: sincere, realistic, contemplative, touching, serious
Plot: nightlife, elderly, aging, realism, cabaret, old woman, mother daughter relationship, party girl, mother son relationship, chance, introspection, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, youth, friendship, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, mysterious character, college, christian propaganda, stranger, discussion, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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