Movies like Prince Avalanche

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Prince Avalanche (2013)
 6.3
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Prince Avalanche (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
Style: road movie, talky, philosophical, humorous, atmospheric, stylized, light, thought provoking, enigmatic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: friendship, wilderness, camping, highway, truck, isolation, character study, forest, workplace, buddies, workplace situations, driver, letter, forest fire, friendship between men, catastrophe, gangsters, jungle, demon, relationships, loneliness, writers, art, death, group sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: texas, new jersey, austin texas, usa

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Most similar movies to Prince Avalanche

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about friendship, friends, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, unlikely friendships and runaway mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Prince Avalanche: Either Way (2011), Girl 6 (1996), Bagdad Cafe (1987), Fandango (1985), Do the Right Thing (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Either Way (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Icelandic drama about two remote road-workers.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: friendship, workplace, workplace situations, friends, buddies, adventure, couples, bittersweet, painting
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iceland
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95%
 5.2
 6K
Girl 6 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexy, surreal, talky, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, friendship, unlikely friendships, neighbor, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, boss and employee, workplace situations, gangsters, women, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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64%
 7.4
 14K
Bagdad Cafe (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.
Style: touching, meditative, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: desert, motel, friendship, character study, transformation, german, life philosophy, starting over, wilderness, gas station, tourist, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, germany, las vegas, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 8K
Fandango (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Style: road movie, sentimental, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, culture clash, adventure, adolescence, adolescence vs adulthood, student life, young lovers, obsessive quest, on the road, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, future, 80s, 70s
Place: texas, austin texas, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Do the Right Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Style: talky, realistic, intense, humorous, political ...
Plot: police brutality, racism, pizzeria, culture clash, hip hop, heat wave, prejudice, pizza, african american, urban ghetto life, society, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 13K
Gung Ho (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures. At one end is the Japanese plant manager and ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, captivating, bad ending ...
Plot: culture clash, business, friendship, unemployment, factory, workplace, worker, labor union, car, society, buddies, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, usa, pennsylvania, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 11K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: touching, road movie, melancholic, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, high school, friendship, gay, friends, on the road, happy ending, honest, sexpot, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, intellectual, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: restaurant, food, philosophy, existentialism, stream of consciousness, mysticism, jewish, technology, humanity, death, bittersweet, melancholy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: poland, new york, manhattan new york city, usa, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, light, funny, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, summer, teenager, friendship, coming of age, college, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, party, beach, girl ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 19K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: touching, tricky, enigmatic, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: writers, friendship, superhero, imaginary friend, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, small town, life philosophy, character study, loneliness, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic ocean, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, transvestism, friendship, casino, female nudity, brutality, honest, gunfight, hotel, greed, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives. Who is the mysterious Joanne and what's the real story behind ...
Style: sexy, talky, emotional, clever, satirical ...
Plot: transvestism, women, lgbt, small town, friendship, transphobia, wartime, lone hero, writers, doctors, corruption, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, satirical, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, workplace, women, office politics, existentialism, loneliness, workplace situations, heist, fighting the system, secretary, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, melancholic, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, college, slacker, graduation, solitude, lifestyle, buddies, twentysomething life, lone hero, student, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 10K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, cynical, captivating, clever, psychological ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, hollywood, sarcasm, insanity, marijuana, showbiz, buddies, friendship, love triangle, drugs, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Years after their successful restaurant review tour of Northern Britain, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are commissioned for a new tour in Italy.
Style: humorous, melancholic, semi serious, sexy, talky ...
Plot: road trip, character study, on the road, farce, friendship, odd couple, buddies, verbal byplay, satire, food, bittersweet, reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, england, europe, pompeii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 23K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, road movie, melancholic, funny, visually appealing ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, road trip, existentialism, eccentricity, friendship, sarcasm, midlife crisis, loneliness, lifestyle, food, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Style: realistic, talky, harsh, touching, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, coming of age, youth, prank, friendship, juvenile delinquency, dark humor, adaptation, friends, high school life, kids in trouble, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, bittersweet, love, runaway, character study, parenthood, vacation, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, life philosophy, relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Last Night at the Alamo (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The events on the last night in the existence of a little suburban Houston pub. It has to be closed down for development reasons but one of the regular customers, Cowboy, seems to have friends in high places.
Style: indie film, realistic, semi serious, humorous, cult film ...
Plot: friendship, against the odds, working class, nightlife, friends, lifestyle, friend, motel, politician, fight, driving, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 18K
Adult World (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.
Style: sexy, melancholic, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: poetry, workplace, self discovery, love, loneliness, sex shop, art, creativity, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, workplace situations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 2K
Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, intellectual, surreal, melancholic, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, first contact, greed, dreams, vampire human love, gay, stereotypes, existentialism, gangsters, vengeance, runaway, romance ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: new york, california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 9K
Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: sexy, realistic, witty, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: bittersweet, friendship, revenge, adultery, car, car accident, obsession, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, redemption, relationships ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.3
 5K
The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, light, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, relationships, african american, marriage, women, brothers, stereotypes, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Green Butchers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Green Butchers (Danish: De grønne slagtere) is a black comedy featuring two butchers, Svend "Sweat" and Bjarne, who start their own shop to get away from their arrogant boss. Cannibalism is soon introduced to the plot, and further ...
Style: humorous, absurd, semi serious, disturbing, funny ...
Plot: cannibalism, dark humor, butcher, crime gone awry, greed, friendship, workplace situations, buddies, crimes, losing-it hero, workplace, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 3K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, parents and children, love and romance, youth, save the day, americana, social differences, social relations, father son relationship, family relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 16K
Are You Here (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Steve Dallas, a womanizing local weatherman, hears that his off-the-grid best friend Ben Baker has lost his estranged father, the two return to Ben's childhood home. Once there, they discover Ben has inherited the family fortune, and the ...
Style: light, intense, funny, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, family, existentialism, eccentricity, inheritance, family relations, homecoming, sex with stepmother, childhood friend, womanizer, stepmother stepson relationship, romance ...
Time: 80s, future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, maryland, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: sexy, bleak, harsh, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, transsexual, lgbt, gay, high school, small town, lgbtq, hospital, teenager, father son relationship, solitude, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: england, new york state, chicago illinois, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%
 7.4
 11K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: age difference, love and romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, dark humor, redemption, great dialogue, melancholy, creativity, life & death, parenthood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, long island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%