Movies like Mr. Sycamore

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Mr. Sycamore (1975)
 5.5
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Mr. Sycamore (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Robards is a man who decides he'd rather be a tree.
Plot: friendship, legend, storm, cult, postman, tree, symbolism, husband wife relationship, escape, metaphor, peace

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Most similar movies to Mr. Sycamore

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, offbeat and touching films with plots about friendship, family relations, couples, redemption, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) and runaway mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Mr. Sycamore: Harvey (1996), Raise Your Kids on Seltzer (2015), Screen Door Jesus (2003), No Such Thing (2001), The Tragic Burlesque (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
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Harvey (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey, a six-foot-tall rabbit that only he can see. All's well until Elwood's social-climbing sister, Veta, and ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, rabbit, wrongfully committed, misfit, chase, best friends, friends, invisibility, family relations, sanitarium, garden party, drunkenness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: talky, clever, emotional, contemplative, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, transvestism, illegitimate son, jukebox, small town, friendship, innocence lost, parents and children, human nature, couple relations, introspection, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Raise Your Kids on Seltzer (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife pair of retired cult deprogrammers experience marital strife when their past catches up with them.
Plot: cult, husband wife relationship, retirement, kidnapping, coming out of retirement
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Screen Door Jesus (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A vision of Jesus sighted on the screen door of Mother Harper's front porch sparks misadventures as the media and crowds gather around the phenomenon and the townsfolk start to take sides. As more people flock to the door, some for guidance, ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: society, social relations, bittersweet, interracial relations, small town life, human nature, small town, friendship, religions or cults, racism, preacher, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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No Such Thing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Beatrice (Sarah Polley), a tabloid journalist whose fiancé is killed by a monster in Iceland. She ends up falling in love with the monster in the end. The monster is immortal, but longs to die. Beatrice helps him achieve this by ...
Style: humorous, satirical, stylized, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, opposites attract, love and romance, fish out of water, human nature, haunted by the past, friendship, monster, village, satire, journalism, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Tragic Burlesque (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a way of protesting for inhuman living conditions and the shortage of medications caused by the disintegration of Yugoslavia and its sanctions, a doctor in a hospital decides to close his clinic for mental illness. His wish is to return the ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, farce, old woman, mental patient, bride and groom, marriage, tragic event, wedding, old man, father son relationship, doctor, father in law daughter in law relationship ...
Place: serbia, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: courtroom, wedding, divorce, stripper, strip club, bittersweet, redemption, working class, rich and poor, social differences, americana, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Projectionist (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A projectionist bored with his everyday life begins fantasizing about his being one of the superheroes he sees in the movies he shows.
Style: humorous, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: cult, secret identity, heroes, superhero, loner, projectionist, misfit, master villain, superhuman powers, daydreamer, lobbyist, fascism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Baby Comes Home (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family drama directed by Waris Hussein.
Plot: birth, baby, pregnancy, baby born, husband wife relationship, friendship, marriage, childbirth, middle aged, family relations, newborn, motherhood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After returning home from the war, Vietnam veteran Julius Vrooder resides in a veteran's hospital, where he has been vaguely diagnosed as "psychiatrically impaired." Taking the news with an air of initially lighthearted defiance, ...
Plot: escape, veteran, hospital, nurse, highway, paranoia, vietnam veteran, cult, telephone, nonconformity, frustration, vietnam war veteran ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 123K
Pleasantville (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, light, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: alternate reality, parallel world, utopia, time travel, coming of age, small town life, small town, siblings relations, family relations, old love, prejudice, fish out of water ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He awakes in a hospital bed, attended to by Angie, a nurse who soon ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, redemption, self discovery, introspection, friendship, couple relations, disorder, misfit, holiday, selfishness, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Period of Adjustment (1962)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, couples, adult virgin, friends, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, marital problem, alcohol abuse, police station ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 940
Harvey (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: James Stewart reprises his stage and 1950 film role as Elwood P. Dowd in this 1972 Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie.
Plot: brother sister relationship, drunkenness, friendship, bar, rabbit, nurse, mental institution, insanity, party, doctor, alcohol, sanitarium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Take These Men (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Moments before being surprised at an anniversary garden party thrown by her husband and their family and friends, Carol Sherwood shocks him by saying she wants a divorce and during the course of the party, she has three separate fantasies with three ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat, touching
Plot: friendship, mistaken identity, singleness, road not taken, wedding, disorder, couples, family problems, friends, best friends, battle of the sexes, unlikely criminals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 57K
Jack (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Powell suffers from an affliction that makes him grow four times faster than normal, so the 10-year-old looks like a 40-year-old man. After years of being tutored at home, Jack convinces his overprotective parents to send him to public school. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: freak, child as adult, fish out of water, school, coping, genetics, friendship, disease, elementary school, graduation, childbirth, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Fisher King (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Two troubled men face their terrible destinies and events of their past as they join together on a mission to find the Holy Grail and thus to save themselves.
Style: touching, disturbing, compassionate, inspirational, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: self discovery, holy grail, friendship, redemption, insanity, guilt, tragic event, transformation, yuppie, heroes, haunted by the past, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hammersmith Is Out (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor of dubious sanity himself. The patient (Burton) offers the innocent orderly (Bridges) vast riches if he'll help him escape.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: escape, mental institution, misfit, buddies, crimes, psychopath, dark humor, friends, confined, hospital, cons and scams, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.5
 2K
The Tempest (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek island where he hopes to conjure meaning into his life - ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, modern day adaptation, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, midlife crisis, architect, greek island, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, family relations, family problems, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, new york, europe, usa, athens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Brother's Shoes (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: My Brother's Shoes - one zany comedy when brothers - one gay and one straight - magically switch places! A full feature film production of R&R Stage and Screen, LLC. Family is everything - but just how far will these two brothers go?
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating, funny, light
Plot: body swapping, brother brother relationship, brothers, gay, bartender, wig, gay interest, problem solving, family relations, new life, brother, money problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 18K
Unicorn Store (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.
Style: allegory, disturbing, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, grownups, hopes, parents and children, adaptation, family relations, family, youth, society, ambition, unicorn, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2010s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Scumbag Hustler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Soloman Crow pays a visit to his god fearing, bible quoting, closeted homosexual brother and his sexually repressed wife. He enters their home with a proclamation to kick a drug habit that almost cost him his life. Broke, it doesn't take ...
Style: surprise ending, humorous, light, contemplative, feel good ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, satire, infidelity, marriage, friendship, brother brother relationship, drugs, deception, money, oral sex, fellatio ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Digging for Fire (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn't ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, sincere, mumblecore
Plot: couple relations, escapades, couples, friendship, undressing, husband wife relationship, friends, clothed male naked male, teacher, taking off underwear, male objectification, barefoot male ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Max Dugan Returns (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, talky ...
Plot: police detective, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, hopes, single parent, parents and children, eccentric family, cons and scams, family life, estrangement, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, brazil, venice beach california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Sunshine Boys (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two aging comedians who acrimoniously dissolved their act eight years earlier must overcome their differences when they have the chance for a lucrative movie comeback.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, odd couple, retirement, heart attack, artists and showbiz, betrayal, reunion, human nature, showbiz, siblings relations, elderly, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
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Reckless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On Christmas eve, a relentlessly cheerful woman escapes from the killers hired by her husband, and embarks on a series of strange encounters.
Style: humorous, enigmatic, surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: on the road, christmas, female protagonist, self discovery, danger, obsessive quest, uncover truth, family problems, mysterious character, odd couple, hitman, murder ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shortcut to Happiness (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Manhattan, the aspirant writer Jabez Stone is a complete loser: he is not able to sell his novels, he lives in a lousy apartment and he does not have success with women. When one of his friends Julius Jenson sells his novel for US$ 190,000.00 to ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: deal with the devil, wish come true, writer's life, hopes, love and romance, moral dilemma, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, introspection, imaginary, desire for fame, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 7K
The Tempest (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare. Prospera (a female version of Shakespeare's Prospero) is the usurped ruler of Milan who has been banished to a mysterious island with her daughter. Using her magical powers, she draws her ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: sorceress, island, storm, spirit, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, danger, escapades, wizards and magicians, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: guardian angel, family relations, pregnancy, angel, ghost, redemption, family life, hopes, death, tour guide, hospital, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
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Little Noises (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A struggling writer steals poems written by his mute friend to achieve fame and fortune.
Plot: friendship, writers, plagiarism, poetry, mute, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%