Movies like Girlfriend

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Girlfriend (2010)
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Girlfriend (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, friends, family relations, misfit, impossible love, life is a bitch, love and romance, human spirit, hopes, mentally challenged, unemployment, society, dealing with death, small town, single parent, unfulfillment, wooing, social relations, female nudity, poverty, down syndrome, gas station, telephone call, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, woman in bathtub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Girlfriend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, society, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, friendship and single parent mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Girlfriend: Harrison Montgomery (2008), The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005), The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010), Lebanon, Pa. (2010), Fly Away (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Harrison Montgomery (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a rundown apartment complex in San Francisco's Tenderloin, a septuagenarian seer is waiting for his final message. For decades the eccentric recluse has chronicled the phrases of the Wheel of Fortune and deciphered their hidden meaning - the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: elderly, love and romance, loss of fortune, domestic disturbance, follow your dream, hopes, life is a bitch, down on your luck, crimes, friendship, code breaking, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, hopes, society, marriage of convenience, love affair, family relations, soldier, romance, life is a bitch, destiny, unhappy marriage, brutality ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: human spirit, love and romance, hopes, follow your dream, social misfits, win over, social relations, high school, teenage life, youth, society, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.3
 499
Lebanon, Pa. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will, a charming 35-year-old Philadelphia ad man, heads to Lebanon, Pa. to bury his recently deceased father. He forms an unexpected friendship with CJ, his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic, clever ...
Plot: americana, culture clash, youth, wooing, small town life, dull life, family relations, society, pregnancy, road not taken, coming of age, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 328
Fly Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The poignant yet humor filled story about a single mother of a teenager severely impacted by autism, forced to reckon with her daughter's future. As her child becomes an adult, what used to work, no longer does. What will sustain her daughter, ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: autism, communication problem, family relations, nursing, mentally challenged, family problems, society, moral dilemma, misfit, social misfits, life is a bitch, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.2
 3K
Me Too (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Daniel - a recent university graduate with Down's Syndrome - falls in love on his first day at work in the Department of Social Services. Laura is an outsider who spends her nights in the city's crowded clubs and singles' bars, ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: mentally challenged, virginity, friends, supportive parent, supportive coworker, society, misfit, social worker, college graduate, looking for love, basketball, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.9
 366
The Off Hours (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are spent trying to ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: small town, love affair, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, working class, dull life, introspection, society, waitress, truck driver
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
In Between Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Korean immigrant falls in love with her best friend while navigating her way through the challenges of living in a new country.
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: youth, friendship, teenage life, love and romance, immigrants, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, friends, coming of age, society, misfit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 328
Bereft (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Vermont widow is haunted by the memory of her dead husband, while trying to date again.
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: single parent, friendship, solace, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, estrangement, countryside, forgery, ghost, custody, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.6
 152
Steam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, touching ...
Plot: sauna, widow, catholic, single parent, youth, family relations, friends, couples, friendship, gender, introspection, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sincere, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, single parent, parents and children, family in crisis, down on your luck, human spirit, misfit, society, introspection, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.3
 1K
Between Us (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Abruptly abandoned by her husband in a country completely foreign to her, Colombian native Mariana (Paola Mendoza) struggles to take care of herself and her two young children on the unforgiving streets of New York City. Sebastian Villada, Laura ...
Style: touching, realistic
Plot: society, american dream, starting over, petty job, family relations, human spirit, hopes, family in crisis, down on your luck, life is a bitch, immigrants, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, colombia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.2
 1K
The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: misfit, urban, human nature, introspection, single parent, drug abuse, custody, friends, family relations, exile, redemption, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Imperial Dreams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 21-year-old reformed gangster's devotion to his family and his future is put to the test when he is released from prison and returns to his old stomping grounds in Watts, Los Angeles.
Style: touching, uplifting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: going straight, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, family relations, society, street kid, urban ghetto life, single parent, urban ghetto
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.0
 56
3:13 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: From living a normal life to surviving homelessness in the city of Miami, Peter is a victim of the turbulent U.S. recession during late 2000's. A drama based on true events.
Style: thought provoking, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: society, misfit, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, social misfits, unemployment, disorder, family problems, life turned upside down, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Just days before Rhett (Chris Pine) is leaving for Nashville to pursue a lifelong dream of being a singer/songwriter, his girlfriend Samantha (Bre Blair) realizes that "his" future may not be "their" future. This news comes as a ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: small town, friends, gas station, bar, follow your dream, love and romance, hopes, ambition, showbiz, lifestyle, music, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 502
Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: pregnancy, small town, clergy, coming of age, sexual abuse, youth, social misfits, life is a bitch, love and romance, teenage life, parents and children, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Reading Room (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Making good on a promise he made to his dying wife, a widower (Jones) opens a reading room, a place where people can learn to read. Despite his goodwill, problems in the neighborhood threaten his establishment.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: against the odds, human spirit, hopes, life is a bitch, dealing with death, teachers and students, city life, underdog, last wish, youth, urban, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: One night in a small town in North Carolina, fate brings together three lives: an entertainment lawyer returning home to his dying mother after years in escape of his past, a woman trying to reclaim her supposed love, and a boy with a penchant for ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, romance, terminal illness, destiny, redemption, small town, friends, family relations, lottery, human nature, starting over, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 53
Octavia (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everybody has a little murder in their heart... somewhere.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: disability, friends, society, captivity, misfit, youth, friendship, family relations, hopes, human spirit, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.8
 633
The Dollmaker (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Jane Fonda gives an Emmy-winning performance as Gertie Nevels, a pioneer woman and the mother of five from the Kentucky hills who is forced to uproot her children to follow her husband Clovis (Levon Helm) to Detroit when he finds work during World ...
Style: serious, uplifting, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Plot: city life, imaginary character, social differences, lifestyle, urban, society, down on your luck, family in crisis, parents and children, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, human spirit ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: kentucky, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 255
Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: single parent, coming of age, small town, teenage life, love and romance, destructive relationship, lifestyle, society, parents and children, pregnancy, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Hidden in America (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his wife and the loss of his job that they can and will ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: unemployment, single parent, doctor, starving child, family in crisis, life is a bitch, rich and poor, human spirit, parents and children, child illness, down on your luck, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 534
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: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: juvenile delinquency, youth, redemption, society, human spirit, hopes, reach out, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Time Of My Life (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 'Tot altijd' introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their days enjoying their youth and turbulent (love) life. Years later, Thomas, a recent medicine graduate and Mario's closest friend, ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, legal, mercy killing, friendship, rivalry, friends, family relations, legal action, life is a bitch, dealing with death, unfulfillment, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ghent, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, family problems, family relations, friends, youth, friendship, death in the family, dealing with death, parents and children, death of father, cancer, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Now in his sixties, Joe is released from the hospital after a long battle with pneumonia and forced to confront the harsh reality of his legacy: everyone he knew had assumed he was dead, and life had gone on around him without missing a beat. ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: aging, redemption, single parent, family relations, friends, elderly, hustler, pneumonia, father son relationship, father figure, domestic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 252
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, youth, love and romance, friendship, human nature, coming of age, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 290
About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: urban, society, moral dilemma, drugs/alcohol, family relations, working class, single parent, family problems, down on your luck, parents and children, life is a bitch, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 83
1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Tells the story of Becca, a beautiful 28 year-old woman whose perfect life is brought to an abrupt halt after she accidentally discovers a lump in her breast.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, twists and turns
Plot: self discovery, terminal illness, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, dealing with death, hopes, introspection, e mail, female protagonist, breast cancer, cancer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%