Movies like Me and Veronica

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Me and Veronica (1993)
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Me and Veronica (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two sisters share a disturbing family secret.
Plot: welfare, sister, social worker, suicide, waitress, estranged family member, return, sibling, estrangement, rebel, career, family secret, homecoming, hometown, release from prison, rival, miscarriage, boat, pregnancy, bartender, extramarital affair, seduction, drugs, prison, divorce ...

Most similar movies to Me and Veronica

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and melancholic films with plots about suicide, death, dialogue, storytelling, relationships, catastrophe and life philosophy mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Me and Veronica: The Breakup Girl (2015), Sunshine Cleaning (2008), A Bag of Hammers (2011), Short Cuts (1993), Just Before I Go (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Breakup Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters deal with the death of their father.
Plot: sister, death of father
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A single mother and her slacker sister find an unexpected way to turn their lives around in the off-beat dramatic comedy. In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school the mom starts an unusual business – a biohazard ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: suicide, family business, crime scene, cleaning lady, eccentric family, drugs/alcohol, sibling relationship, single parent, teamwork, ambition, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Bag of Hammers (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child, worn beyond his years; together they invent the family they've always needed.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: misfit, argument, criminal, waitress, fight, bully, suicide, single parent, friendship, dysfunctional family, buddies, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.7
 39K
Short Cuts (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: suicide, cheating, redemption, infidelity, earthquake, cellist, fishing, helicopter, artist, loss of loved one, party, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, small town, siblings relations, homecoming, family relations, unfulfillment, life philosophy, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Boys Next Door (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken precedence over his personal life. Mainly, his job is to help four mentally challenged men live regular lives in a home. They consist of: Norman, who works at a donut shop and has a thing for keys; ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: social worker, mentally challenged, donut, disability, golf, urban, social misfits, starting over, human spirit, introspection, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 6K
Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unity, sister, thanksgiving, siblings relations, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 256
Cupid's Arrow (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An innocent college couple unknowingly become involved in their Professor's illicit research into the manipulation of love and his recreation of the elusive "Cupid's Arrow".
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: human, love, suicide, science, fall in love, college, love and romance, romance, couples, disorder, mad scientist, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 17K
Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: psychological, realistic, gloomy, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: depression, suicide, psychiatrist, therapist, widower, drug dealer, alcohol, haunted by the past, hollywood, drugs/alcohol, human nature, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set early during World War II, the film has a lot to say about love, honor, relationships, commitment and power. Keeping their promise to their dying black housekeeper, a white family takes in her teenage mentally-slow son. The movie details the ...
Plot: racism, racial segregation, african american, lawyer, controversy, political unrest, confrontation, mental retardation, conscience, segregation
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Imaginary Heroes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, witty ...
Plot: suicide, dysfunctional family, high school, coming of age, family secret, crumbling marriage, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, suburbs, suicide mission, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Barney's Version (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: suicide, jealousy, marriage, divorce, jewish, actress, couple relations, true love, friendship, drugs/alcohol, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1970 ...
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, quebec, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 45
The Voyeur (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Story: Forty-year-old Sandro (Marcello Mastroianni) is married to Claude (Virna Lisi). Sandro has one strange obsession: he is a self confessed voyeur. He films his wife in all walks of life on his wobbly hand held camcorder. But everything changes when ...
Plot: auction, cuckolded husband, suicide, sex tape, older woman younger man sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, drug dealing, kidnapping, friendship, mistaken identity, mayor, psychiatrist, drug abuse, rock, drugs/alcohol, suburban life, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 29K
The Big Chill (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, regret, suicide, midlife crisis, funeral, reunion, yuppie, generation gap, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, best friends, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 10K
Please Give (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Style: semi serious, clever, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, cancer, suicide, homeless, neighbor, apartment, family life, midlife crisis, family relations, urban, golden years, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cookie's Fortune (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: small town, investigation, suicide, murder, estrangement, friendship, human nature, suspicion of murder, theatre milieu, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 7K
Love Liza (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel turns to huffing gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: drug abuse, suicide, model airplane, addiction, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, sadness, mother-in-law, down on your luck, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.8
 61K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, bleak, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: rape, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, unhappiness, child abuse, sibling relationship, pedophilia, taxi driver, masturbation, therapy, therapist, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, social misfits, rock, introspection, high school, handheld camera, teenager, obsession, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Up the Sandbox (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young wife and mother, bored with day-to-day life in New York City and neglected by her husband, slips into increasingly outrageous fantasies: her mother breaking into the apartment, an explorer's demonstration of tribal fertility music at a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat
Plot: terrorism, feminism, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adventurer, romance, captivity, gender, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Winter Passing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, audition, dysfunctional family, writer's life, addiction, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, alcohol abuse, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, michigan, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Play It As It Lays (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, actress, mental illness, infidelity, filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, mental breakdown, couples, best friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 71K
Young Adult (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.
Style: dark humor, talky, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: thirtysomething life, small town, homecoming, alcoholic, jealousy, divorce, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, high school, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 3K
Landline (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan during the 1990s discovers that her father is having an affair.
Plot: sister sister relationship, sister, united states of america, woman
Time: 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 2K
Manny & Lo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A pregnant teen and her younger sister run away from foster homes and kidnap a woman whom they believe can help with the pregnancy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, runaway, on the road, orphan, robbery, sex, police, dream, pregnancy, store, human nature, teenager ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dream with the Fishes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A suicidal man who can't kill himself agrees to finance his terminally ill neighbor's bucket list of fantasies if, at the end, the neighbor will kill him.
Style: twists and turns, gloomy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, self discovery, life is a bitch, addiction, voyeurism, suicide, drugs, nothing to lose, bowling, death, hospital, fish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 7K
Lonesome Jim (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Failing to make it on his own, 27-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.
Style: semi serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, uncle, homecoming, single parent, coma, erection, sexual dysfunction, factory worker, basketball, alienation, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 3K
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: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, high school, teachers and students, power relations, dedicated educator, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, misfit, society, youth, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 322
Whiskey Down (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get the cash? How many will have to die to get the answer?
Plot: greed, heart attack, heart condition, lottery ticket, lottery, conspiracy, death, waitress, restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%