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: suicide, social worker, waitress, sister, welfare, prison, pregnancy, male female relationship, seduction, career, divorce, bartender, boat, marriage, painting, family secret, rebel, homecoming, estrangement, flashback, drugs, extramarital affair, miscarriage, rival, release from prison ...

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 death, family relations, suicide, dysfunctional family, storytelling, dialogue and relationships mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Me and Veronica: The Breakup Girl (2015), Sunshine Cleaning (2008), A Bag of Hammers (2011), Play It As It Lays (1972), Short Cuts (1993). 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
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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, witty, realistic ...
Plot: suicide, family business, cleaning lady, crime scene, eccentric family, drugs/alcohol, teamwork, single parent, sibling relationship, ambition, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: bully, misfit, criminal, waitress, suicide, argument, fight, single parent, friendship, dysfunctional family, buddies, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, mental illness, actress, infidelity, filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, mental breakdown, couples, best friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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, hit by a car, cellist, earthquake, fishing, helicopter, multiple storylines, artist, loss of loved one ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 2K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, dealing with death, island, save the day, parents and children, small town, social differences, small town life, working class, coming of age, americana, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, long island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
 62K
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: dark humor, bleak, cynical, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, unhappiness, dysfunctional family, child abuse, pedophilia, sibling relationship, taxi driver, masturbation, therapy, therapist, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: touching, emotional, 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 ⇓
48%
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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, political unrest, african american, lawyer, conscience, confrontation, segregation, controversy, mental retardation
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
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 ⇓
44%
 6.3
 73K
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: talky, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, alcoholic, thirtysomething life, divorce, jealousy, homecoming, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, obsessive quest, high school, looking for love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: terrorism, feminism, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adventurer, romance, captivity, gender, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, africa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 257
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: suicide, love, human, science, fall in love, romance, love and romance, college, couples, disorder, mad scientist, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 69
Detours (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A newly single New Yorker must re-locate to Florida for her dream job. She drives south with her widowed dad, her mom's ashes in a coffee can, and a GPS with a mind of its own.
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, family, unfaithful wife, cell phone, beach, bartender, travel, passionate kiss, infidelity, on the road, father, extramarital affair ...
Place: atlantic ocean, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, clever, 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 ⇓
41%
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, man child, death of father, family, homecoming, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, death in the family, funeral, grieving, family gatherings, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 30K
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 ⇓
40%
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, italy, montreal, quebec, montreal quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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 ⇓
39%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, semi serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pedophile, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, family relations, crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, family life, hopes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 18K
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: depression, suicide, therapist, psychiatrist, widower, hollywood, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, human nature, power relations, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Boogie Woogie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A comedy of manners, its cast of characters devouring each other in a small world awash with big money. Set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene, it casts an eye over the appetites and morality of some of its ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: jazz, artists and showbiz, money, love affair, love and romance, dealer, lifestyle, female full frontal nudity, lesbian kiss, panties, lesbian sex, female removes her clothes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Vicious Kind (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.
Style: semi serious, gloomy, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Plot: love triangle, small town, dysfunctional family, masturbation, cheating, prostitute, adultery, infidelity, virgin, orgasm, loss of virginity, insomnia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 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: gloomy, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, uncle, homecoming, single parent, coma, erection, sexual dysfunction, factory worker, basketball, alienation, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Living on Tokyo Time (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When her visa expires, a young Japanese immigrant in San Francisco agrees to marry a Japanese-American boy to avoid being deported back to Japan.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: kids in trouble, immigrants, self discovery, foreigner, japanese woman, love and romance, misfit, romance, wooing, culture clash, fall in love, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
38%
 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: united states of america, woman, sister sister relationship, sister
Time: 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 790
Rick (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Rigoletto" retold at Christmas time in Manhattan's corporate world. Rick, an executive at Image, is a jerk to a woman applying for a job. That evening, he's out for drinks with his much younger boss, Duke, and the same women is ...
Style: serious, dark humor, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Plot: office, hitman, mind game, boss and employee, parents and children, workplace intrigue, couples, family problems, workplace, crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, dark humor, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, terminal illness, eccentric family, depression, child prodigy, reconciliation, divorce, parents and children, family conflict, nervous breakdown, forgiveness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, humorous, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, suburbs, kidnapping, friendship, drug dealing, mistaken identity, mayor, psychiatrist, drug abuse, rock, drugs/alcohol, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%