Movies like Disfigured

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Disfigured (2008)
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Disfigured (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lydia is an overweight sales clerk in a trendy home furnishings store, nearing 30. Though she is a member of a Fat Acceptance Group (a movement dedicated to fighting prejudice against overweight people), she is still struggling with complex feelings about her body and its place in the world. Darcy, a recovering-anorexic real estate agent in her mid-20s, is struggling with the same issues from a very different perspective.
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, captivating, humorous, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: friendship, support group, friends, looking for love, unlikely couple, misfit, physical appearance, human nature, anorexia, obesity, acceptance, real estate agent, love and romance, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), social misfits, sexual content, breakup, prostitute, food, beach, salesman, casual sex, female protagonist, thinness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Disfigured

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, psychological and serious films with plots about friendship, friends, love and romance, couples, society, misfit and introspection mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Disfigured: Heart of Now (2010), Not Waving But Drowning (2012), Guilty Hearts (2006), Nasty Baby (2015), X/Y (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Heart of Now (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Heart of Now" concerns a young woman with a profound longing for a sense of family. Amber is devastated after her boyfriend abandons her because she's pregnant. She is whisked across a contrast of urban, natural and emotional ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: desert, introspection, looking for love, redemption, haunted by the past, downfall, pregnancy, female protagonist, spirituality, breakup, relationship problems, problem solving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Not Waving But Drowning (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Not Waving But Drowning is a chronological look at growing up, formed from two different stories. The two sets of friends represent the American dilemma between what you have known and what you hope to know; the tear between longing for the past and ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, adolescence vs adulthood, society, couples, best friends, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.6
 797
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, infidelity, redemption, haunted by the past, couple relations, couples, friendship, friends, bittersweet, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.6
 2K
Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, couples, couple relations, best friends, gender, gay couple, illegal immigrant, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, interracial couple, mental patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 4.1
 666
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, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friends, city life, understanding, friendship, family relations, society, best friends, twentysomething life, friend, sex, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Breakfast with Curtis (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Syd is an eccentric bookseller with delusions of grandeur fueled by red wine. He caused a rift 5 years ago between his bohemian housemates and the family next door, but now tries to recruit his 14-year-old neighbor as a collaborator.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, teenage boy, drugs, coming of age, depression, death threat, youth, romance, love and romance, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Caroline and Jackie (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman turns her sister's belated birthday celebration into an intervention, but as events unfold, it becomes unclear which sibling needs the most help.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, psychological
Plot: introspection, addiction, haunted by the past, friendship, drug abuse, life is a bitch, friends, siblings relations, anorexia, surprise birthday party, sister sister conflict, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 270
Fat Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
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Story: Fat Friends was an ITV drama, following a group of overweight people, their laughter and pain and addresses the absurdities of dieting in our modern age. The drama looks at people and how they relate to one another and use body weight as an excuse ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: support group, self fulfillment, family relations, friendship, hopes, society, physical appearance, overweight, obesity, bulimia, weight loss, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.9
 582
Choking Man (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this blend of drama and magical realism.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, city life, americana, self discovery, restaurant, friendship, workplace, diner, family relations, social misfits, workplace romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 239
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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: human nature, friendship, mysterious character, romance, love and romance, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, friends, ritual, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 21K
Wheels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two suicidal paraplegic junkies hustle their way through the city streets trying to find a reason to live.
Style: touching, semi serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: junkie, paraplegic, friendship, disability, introspection, cause and meaning, suicide, self discovery, life, loneliness, bittersweet, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 911
Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, experimental ...
Plot: farm, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, coming of age, youth, love and romance, society, hopes, memory, tobacco, smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: misfit, mentally unstable, introspection, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, society, friendship, love and romance, looking for love, twentysomething life, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 724
The Lie (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: introspection, couples, boss and employee, couple relations, parents and children, lifestyle, unfulfillment, coming of age, power relations, family relations, lie, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, portland oregon, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: mentally challenged, disability, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, society, college graduate, hopes, friends, unfulfilled love, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 426
Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: semi serious, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family problems, friends, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, city life, relationship problems, husband wife relationship, sailor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 898
Lullaby for Pi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A washed-up musician befriends a reclusive artist with an unusual name.
Style: realistic, humorous, serious, sexy, touching ...
Plot: lifestyle, unlikely couple, friendship, social misfits, fall in love, estrangement, opposites attract, human nature, love and romance, private detective, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
 888
LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: talky, humorous, sincere, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, friendship, introspection, youth, couple relations, computers and web, human nature, love and romance, misfit, twentysomething life, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Redemption Road (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Tennessee-set drama focused on an individual's spiritual redemption.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: friends, on the road, self discovery, music, musician's life, friendship, blues, haunted by the past, americana, alcohol abuse, journey, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, alabama, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All God's Children Can Dance (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings for his girlfriend ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: sexual content, sexual relations, couple relations, single parent, family relations, couples, parents and children, introspection, mother son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), cause and meaning, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 40
Nagima (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ugly, illiterate and an uncommunicative “graduate” of the city orphanage, Nagima is a young woman whose life offers little potential for success or even happiness. Nagima rents a tiny room on the outskirts of the city of Almaty with her fellow ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: pregnancy, life is a bitch, looking for love, society, best friends, social misfits, love and romance, physical appearance, friendship, orphan, death in childbirth, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Like You Know It All (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Delightfully comic exploration of the emotional and social geography of an art-house film director.
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, haunted by the past, friends, couple relations, forbidden love, filmmaking, sexual content, small town, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, jeju island
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, society, lifestyle, youth, friendship, teenage life, coming of age, high school life, innocence lost, teenager, high school, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dirty Filthy Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man's life falls apart as a result of his affliction with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette's Syndrome in this touching and funny tale.
Style: sentimental, psychological, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: doctors and patients, self discovery, couples, human nature, friendship, support group, mental illness, introspection, uncontrollable, obsessive compulsive disorder, disability, tourette's syndrome ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 2K
Late Autumn (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Anna learns in prison that her mother has passed away in Seattle. Prison officials grants Anna a three day furlough to attend her mother's funeral. Anna embarks on a long trip to Seattle. Hoon is a Korean immigrant who works as a gigolo. Hoon ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, impossible love, love and romance, couples, immigrants, bittersweet, society, gigolo, released from prison, friendship, social misfits, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 482
Mamitas (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenager in Echo Park deals with the loss of his mother and his attraction to a girl not considered "cool" by his friends.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, youth, high school, opposites attract, couples, social relations, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 3K
Fat People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "GORDOS" is a comedy about life's excesses and deficiencies; about our insecurities, phobias, obsessions, traumas, mistakes, fears, blame, desires, hopes, challenges, concessions, goals, relationships, love, sex, health, family... ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: support group, family relations, physical appearance, human nature, social misfits, group of strangers, introspection, parents and children, couple relations, misfit, obesity, overweight woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 284
Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hopes, island, redemption, starting over, estrangement, family problems, social misfits, friendship, human nature, couple relations, ocean, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fucking Different (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen queer crossovers: lesbian filmmakers from Berlin were asked to make a short film about their idea of male gay love and sexuality and, vice versa, gay men were given the task of making a short film about lesbian sexuality and eroticism.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: gender, couple relations, gays and lesbians, social misfits, misfit, sexual relations, love and romance, gender bending, society, looking for love, looking for sex, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 82
Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: sexy, realistic, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, couples, fall in love, best friends, love, friendship, revenge, escapades, youth, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%