Movies like There's Always Vanilla

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There's Always Vanilla (1971)
 5.1
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There's Always Vanilla (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man returns to his home city of Pittsburgh and moves in with an older woman whom he begins to rely on for emotional and financial support.
Plot: satire, older woman younger man relationship, sex, prostitute, machine, musician, pregnancy, model, marijuana, female nudity, train, drugs, actor, sexual abuse, singer, boy, photograph, drifter, beer, voyeur, sexual harassment, balloon, abortion, father son relationship, gay slur ...
Place: pittsburgh

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about sex, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, kiss, cigarette smoking and restaurant mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like There's Always Vanilla: Entropy (1999), Senior Trip (1981), Bongwater (1998), Home Again (2017), Lover Come Back (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Entropy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Entropy is the semi-autobiographical film by director which tells the story of a young director struggling to make a film for a despotic studio while his life falls apart around him. Along the way, he goes on tour with U2 to help them make a music ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, wedding, pregnancy, talking cat, model, dating, true love, romance, artists and showbiz, music band, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, las vegas, usa, europe, new york
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95%
 5.0
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Senior Trip (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: tourist, horse, artist, underage drinking, school trip, screaming man, female antagonist, taking a shower, sexual frustration, shaving cream, broadway, wet clothes ...
Place: new york
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79%
 5.4
 3K
Bongwater (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David (Luke Wilson) is an artist and a pothead. He's fallen in love with the beautiful and sexy Serena (Alicia Witt), and things are going simply splendidly until poor David's house burns down. Serena doesn't need the bad vibes, so ...
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug use, addiction, love triangle, stoner, artist, drug dealer, slacker, marijuana, house fire, stoners, twentysomething life, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.8
 28K
Home Again (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, neurotic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family, love, romantic rivalry, older woman younger man relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, rivalry, divorced parents, mother daughter relationship, male objectification, jealousy, divorce, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, greece, new york, pacific ocean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Lover Come Back (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rock Hudson and Doris Day are together again! Jerry Webster (Hudson) and Carol Templeton (Day) are rival Madison Avenue advertising executives who each dislike each other’s methods. After he steals a client out from under her cute little nose, ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, rivalry, advertising, screwball, romance, workplace, satire, opposites attract, unlikely couple, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, canada, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
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Greenberg (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
Style: semi serious, psychological, sincere, satirical, twists and turns ...
Plot: old love, friendship, personal assistant, starting over, misfit, self fulfillment, fall in love, reunion, mentally unstable, love and romance, buddies, escape from reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
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Panic Attack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tragedy meets comedy in seven stories about how our entire world can collapse at any given moment.
Style: non-linear, tragicomedy, dark humor, neurotic
Plot: visitor, intruder, drumming, gamer, neurotic woman, anger issues, lack of privacy, death by gunshot, ex classmate, sociologist, pizza, female objectification ...
Place: warsaw poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Late Bloomer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sex therapist goes through puberty after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland. He experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, puberty, love, youth, fish out of water, disorder, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, aging, misfit, sex addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Dear White People (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: racism, college, interracial relations, college life, student life, campus, satire, prejudice, storytelling, marijuana, obsession, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013, year 2016 ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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All I Wish (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.
Style: romantic, feel good, romanticism, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: birthday present, birthday, surprise birthday party, birthday party, fashion designer, divorced man, living together, self doubt, older man younger woman relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, elopement, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: santa monica california, usa, california, las vegas, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Velocity of Gary (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gary is in love with Valentino. So is Mary Carmen. Their life changes when Valentino is hit with a deadly disease and is slowly dying in their hands. They tear each other off to end up re-uniting upon their love for the same man.
Style: contemplative, captivating, humorous, touching, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, porn actor, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, coming out, gender, lifestyle, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a New England dysfunctional family gathers for Thanksgiving, past demons reveal themselves as one son returns for the first time in three years.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, reunion, human nature, crumbling marriage, family life, dealing with death, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, thanksgiving, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, maine, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 22K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, contemplative ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, family life, couples, romance, love and romance, hopes, siblings relations, alienation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Life's in Turnaround (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two Manhattan slackers want to make a movie about their lives. One drives a cab, the other tends bar; neither has a clue how to make a movie. Things look up when real-life actors Phoebe Cates and Martha Plimpton agree to star in the project.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, friendship, taxi, filmmaking, bar, showbiz, city life, riddles and clues, urban, love affair, media satire, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
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Barfly (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life ...
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, addiction, poet, bartender, mentally unstable, human nature, social misfits, misfit, drinking alcohol, drinking, profanity, bar fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Summer Lovers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Michael Pappas and his girlfriend, Cathy, are enjoying the white sand beaches of a Greek island as well as the freewheeling nature of the locals. When Michael meets Lina, who is in Greece from Paris doing archaeological work, he is enamored with the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), island, infidelity, vacation, greek island, romance, couples, strong sexual content, fall in love, sexual relations, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, crimes, cons and scams, teenage life, friendship, family life, family in crisis, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 2K
Malicious (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A beautiful housekeeper becomes a romantic attraction to a widower and his three sons.
Style: sexual, erotic, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, voyeur, taboo, cuckold, love and romance, parents and children, housekeeper, older woman teenage boy relationship, blackmail, implied incest, unfulfilled love, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, teens
Plot: friendship, college, friends, partners, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, youth, down on your luck, twentysomething life, workplace situations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: feel good, humorous, satirical, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, mother daughter relationship, love affair, generation gap, single mother, aging, audition, plastic surgery, fame, age difference, romance, ratings ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Fine Madness (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: estrangement, psychiatrist, poet, writers, power relations, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lifestyle, prodigy, doctors and patients, stealing food, marital crisis ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, love affair, lifestyle, family, parents and children, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), adoption, family relations, audition, foster child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 26K
The Half of It (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.
Style: gay cinema, touching, compassionate, humorous, light ...
Plot: single woman, high school student, lesbian teen, gay, introvert, teenager, high school life, loneliness, small town, high school, shyness, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, resort, breakup, one-night stand, jealousy, crumbling relationship, love and romance, nothing goes right, hotel, friendship, one night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
God, Sex & Apple Pie (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A stockbroker caught in a scandal. A television reporter nailed by his own breaking news. A kinky lawyer seeking a new position. A beautiful model in love with sex. A tortured musician. A postman on the verge. Nine friends rendezvous at a resort ...
Plot: sex, materialism, cannabis, female nudity, guitar playing, playing soccer, sexual exploration, sexual experimentation, kissing, adultery, bondage, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 206K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, psychiatrist, marijuana, friendship, self discovery, family relations, romance, drugs/alcohol, lifestyle, friends, party, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, quarry
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Real Blonde (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.
Style: humorous, satirical, light, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: satire, showbiz, actor's life, romance, artists and showbiz, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, fashion, unsuccessful, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, feel good, semi serious, sweet, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, high school life, student, love, prank, party, romance, teenager, parents and children, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa, connecticut, new england, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 3K
The Fluffer (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Rebel is a charismatic heterosexual man who makes his living acting in gay porn. His live in girlfriend Babylon is a stripper so she understands the reality of working in the sex industry. Sean McGinnis doesnt. He is a 22-year-old kid who ...
Style: semi serious, melancholic, intense, satirical, sexy ...
Plot: porn industry, gay, porn star, obsession, unfulfilled love, gender, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, unrequited love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 12K
Ham Ham (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose ...
Style: humorous, talky, sexy, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexuality, infidelity, pregnancy, passion, farce, jealousy, seduction, romance, social differences, fall in love, working class ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%