Movies like Joanna

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Joanna (1968)
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Joanna (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When 17 year old Joanna comes to Swinging London, she meets a host of colourful characters, discovers the pleasures of casual sex and falls in love. That's when things get complicated.
Style: cult film
Plot: pregnancy, student, youth, cancer, mistress, african american, interracial relations, wealth, racketeer, artist, dying, murder, interracial romance, interracial friendship, promiscuity, miscegenation, unwed pregnancy, nightclub owner, art school, art teacher, black man white woman relationship, revenge, urban setting, black american, sex
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, morocco

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Most similar movies to Joanna

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and visually appealing films with plots about dialogue, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, catastrophe, mentor and brutality mostly in Comedy, Drama and Musical genres. Some movies like Joanna: Hooking Up (2020), Leo the Last (1970), School Daze (1988), My Sweet Charlie (1970), The Ruling Class (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hooking Up (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bailey and Darla embark upon a misguided and mutually deceitful form of therapy, one in which they must drive across the country re-enacting Darla's colorful history as a sex addict. As their true motivations for the road trip come to light, ...
Plot: interracial love, black man white woman relationship, black man white woman sex, interracial sex, cancer, interracial relations, nymphomania, interracial romance, illustrator, writers, interracial kiss
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95%
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Leo the Last (1970)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's London town house for rest.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, prostitute, society, life is a bitch, misfit, urban ghetto life, fish out of water, down on your luck, social decay, graphic violence, injustice ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
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83%
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School Daze (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.
Style: biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, soul music, friends, college life, interracial relations, r&b, social differences, university, society, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
My Sweet Charlie (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, both on the run in rural Texas, meet up in a boarded-up, abandoned house and realize they both need each other in order to survive.
Style: suspense
Plot: interracial romance, false accusation, pregnant woman, racism, false accusation of murder, escape, pregnancy, farmhouse, unwed pregnancy, murder, illegitimacy, african american ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Ruling Class (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is ...
Style: dark humor, cult film, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: satire, delusion, schizophrenia, country estate, mental illness, deadly, crimes, misfit, split personality, couples, disorder, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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61%
 5.9
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Halls of Anger (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An all-black inner city school has to become an integrated school. Few dozen white kids are transfered there, but the black students are aggressively opposed to this. The school then approaches a tough black teacher for help.
Style: sincere, bleak, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: high school, social misfits, urban ghetto, militant, power relations, social relations, hardcase students, youth, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, teachers and students, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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61%
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Alfie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, playboy, abortion, promiscuity, lifestyle, self discovery, sexual relations, sex, coming of age, infidelity, morality, jazz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Carbon Copy (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A white corporate executive is surprised to discover that he has a black teen-age son who can't wait to be adopted into the, almost-exclusively-white community of, San Marino, California.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: interracial relations, illegitimate son, farce, parents and children, suburbs, racism, teenage life, discrimination, suburban life, family life, social differences, satire ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, thought provoking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: artists and showbiz, teenage love, dream come true, dancing, follow your dream, dance, overweight, underdog, romance, dream, friendship, racism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, schoolgirl, affair, sexual relations, youth, friends, strong sexual content, couples, love triangle, forbidden love, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The dance crew from "Breakin'" bands together to save a community center from a greedy developer bent on building a shopping center in its place.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, dance, breakdance, gang, music, shopping mall, follow your dream, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, partners, performer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.7
 40K
Withnail & I (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the ...
Style: cult film, witty, talky, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, unemployment, farce, friendship, poverty, cottage, english countryside, farmer, money, bathtub, cafe, cigar smoking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: london, england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Military Wives (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Inspired by global phenomenon of military wives choirs, the story celebrates a band of misfit women who form a choir on a military base. As unexpected bonds of friendship flourish, music and laughter transform their lives, helping each other to ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing, semi serious
Plot: choir, friendship, singing, strong female character, adaptation, war, love, danger, hopes, escapades, destiny, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Roommates (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 'Carry On' director Gerald Thomas helms this comedy caper featuring early appearances by James Robertson Justice, Sid James, Leslie Phillips, Kenneth Williams, Liz Fraser and Eric Barker. The film follows the hi-jinks of a group of music ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: college, musician's life, ambition, school, teachers and students, student life, teenage life, desire for fame, hopes, youth, young heroes, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hawks (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: terminal illness, on the road, pregnancy, legal action, tragic hero, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, escape, bittersweet, chases and races, ego clash, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wish You Were Here (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister. Rebellious Lynda has been swearing constantly from an early age. At sixteen, she becomes more exhibitionist and seeks out ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, teenage girl, post war, working class, family relations, youth, love and romance, rebellion, society, social relations, rebelliousness, small town ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, brighton, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Acid House (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, mind bending, clever ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, family relations, vengeance, infidelity, murder, vandalism, s&m, society, youth, god, adult as child ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Unexpected (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, teachers and students, dedicated educator, society, teenage girl, intergenerational friendship, teenage pregnancy, high school, teacher student relationship, youth, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Theatre of Blood (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.
Style: cult film, humorous, witty, gothic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, decapitation, critic, fencing, revenge, gory, crimes, investigation, deadly, actor's life, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Searchers 2.0 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Comedy drama in which two actors who owe their entire careers to the Western genre seek revenge against a legendary screenwriter who once mistreated them on the set of an early film.
Style: cult film
Plot: revenge, public humiliation, false identity, embarrassment, whip, satire
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.
Style: talky, melancholic, light, satirical, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: female friendship, culture clash, self discovery, social differences, family in crisis, pregnancy, women, feminism, family relations, character study, life philosophy, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, surreal, humorous, clever ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, monty python, cult, sexuality, fish, graphic violence, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 1870s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Matt and Christina Drayton are a couple whose attitudes are challenged when their daughter brings home a fiancé who is black.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, maid, family relations, vacation, widower, miscegenation, romance, generation gap, family disapproval, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 2K
Four Friends (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Also known as Moritorium and Georgia's Friends, Four Friends follows the titular quartet from high school to young adulthood. The film is set during the tumultuous 1960s, an era when everyone's values were turned inside out, shaken around, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: immigrants, reunion, couple relations, love triangle, human nature, vietnam war, parents and children, young lovers, love and romance, romance, best friends, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Three in the Attic (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the swinging sixties three girls discover they have the same boyfriend who has been playing around with them all while vowing fidelity to each. To teach him a lesson he won't forget, the trio contrive to lock him up and continually favour ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, womanizer, youth, college, infidelity, vengeance, teenage life, looking for sex, college life, farce, showbiz ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
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Babyfever (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Gena is an average woman who is torn between her current boyfriend's desire to marry her and start a family, and the unexpected arrival of an old boyfriend wanting to pick up where they left off. To further complicate matters, she might be ...
Style: intense, sexy, talky, psychological, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: women, interview, baby shower, boyfriend, female bonding, party, pregnancy, nudity (full frontal - brief), twists & turns, moral ambiguity, assassins, assassin ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: london, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 3K
Georgy Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Georgy has resigned herself to being one of life's accidents. She disapproves somewhat of her father's butlering James Leamington. She's tall, plump, sloppy and wistfully envious of what she conceives to be the life led by her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, love triangle, love, hospital, piano, butler, roommate, bittersweet, virginity, infidelity, forbidden love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker ...
Style: cult film, humorous, sexy, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: transvestism, cult, mad scientist, cannibalism, dancer, butler, dark and stormy night, castle, lgbt, audience participation, gender bending, crossdressing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: transylvania, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Teenage Tupelo (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1962, a poor, young, single mother is impregnated by a womanizing has-been singer. Her mother tries to force her to give the child away but our heroine isn't sure. As she tries to solve her problems she receives ...
Plot: feminist, exploitation, singer, porn star, sex, lesbian, stripper, nudist, semi autobiographical
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Wah-Wah (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set at the end of the 1960s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from United Kingdom, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, till he's 14. The film is largely based on Richard ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: alcohol abuse, divorce, child's point of view, parents and children, stepmother, eccentric family, couple relations, family problems, youth, crumbling marriage, love and romance, boarding school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1969 ...
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%