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, sibling, flashback, drugs, extramarital affair, release from prison, miscarriage ...

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 husband wife relationship, family relations, suicide, dysfunctional family, death, marriage and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Me and Veronica: The Breakup Girl (2015), Play It As It Lays (1972), Sunshine Cleaning (2008), Short Cuts (1993), A Bag of Hammers (2011). 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%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: mental institution, infidelity, filmmaking, mental illness, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, love and romance, unfulfillment, hollywood, innocence lost, couples, downfall ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: suicide, family business, cleaning lady, family relations, family problems, ambition, crimes, couple relations, life is a bitch, new job, single parent, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, gloomy, sexual, biting, realistic ...
Plot: suicide, cheating, redemption, infidelity, party, loss of loved one, artist, earthquake, cellist, fishing, helicopter, hit by a car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Plot: single parent, dysfunctional family, friendship, fight, argument, waitress, suicide, misfit, criminal, bully, buddies, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, unfulfillment, homecoming, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, man child, death of father, family, breakup, family relations, last wish, family problems, couples, eccentric family, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 68
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, mother daughter relationship, telephone call, infidelity, on the road, travel, beach, passionate kiss, extramarital affair, father, bartender ...
Place: atlantic ocean, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat
Plot: feminism, terrorism, pregnancy, family relations, adventurer, family problems, couples, romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, gender ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, africa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, emotional, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Plot: suicide, marriage, divorce, jewish, actress, jealousy, friendship, goodhearted, free spirited, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 70s, year 1974 ...
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec, italy, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: semi serious, sincere, realistic, talky, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, thirtysomething life, homecoming, jealousy, looking for love, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, self esteem, high school, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: cynical, dark humor, banned film, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: pedophilia, rape, child abuse, unhappiness, loneliness, masturbation, sibling relationship, divorce, therapist, marriage, depression, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, basketball, erection, factory worker, sexual dysfunction, alienation, homecoming, coma, single parent, uncle, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: cynical, humorous, witty, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: dealer, love affair, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, jazz, money, seduction, lesbian sex, female removes her clothes, no panties, panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: kids in trouble, self discovery, immigrants, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, couples, wooing, society, misfit, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, psychological, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pedophile, obsession, parents and children, crumbling marriage, hopes, couple relations, family life, family problems, family relations, misfit, perversion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious
Plot: friendship, youth, love, looking for love, teenage love, love and romance, small town life, homecoming, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, confrontation, segregation, conscience, controversy, lawyer, african american, mental retardation
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: gloomy, sentimental, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, coming of age, high school, family secret, unsupportive parent, pandora\'s box, loss of sibling, misplaced guilt, reach out, sexual exploration, favoritism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: small town, murder, investigation, suicide, estrangement, friendship, human nature, weekend, eccentric family, small town life, family tradition, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, witty, talky, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, eccentric family, depression, terminal illness, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, child prodigy, ex couple relations, parents and children, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: thanksgiving, sister, unity, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, couples, human nature, love and romance, family in crisis, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: humorous, witty, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, social relations, americana, social differences, save the day, love and romance, youth, father son relationship, working class, island ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: social worker, disability, golf, mentally challenged, donut, human spirit, looking for love, friends, family relations, introspection, society, custody ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: human, love, suicide, science, couples, disorder, mad scientist, power relations, looking for love, dishonesty, college, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: depression, suicide, therapist, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, widower, hollywood, doctors and patients, power relations, drugs/alcohol, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 4K
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 sister relationship, united states of america, woman
Time: year 1995, 1990s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 419
The Girls (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A theater company rehearses Aristophanes play "Lysistrata" in which the Athenian women revolt to force the men to suspend the war and make peace. The three leading female actresses, Liz, Marianne and Gunilla, all live in humiliating ...
Plot: theatrical troupe, flashback, divorce, marriage, husband wife relationship, actress, male female relationship, tour, anti war, sex, female nudity, women's rights
⇓ 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: witty, clever, suspenseful, realistic, biting ...
Plot: hitman, office, couple relations, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations, rivalry, workplace, mind game, forbidden love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 852
Blume in Love (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lawyer Stephen Blume, specialized in divorces, lives a paradoxical situation when, having his own marriage break up, is still in love with his ex-wife. Gedorge Segal plays a divorce lawyer who is divorced himself after his wife (Susan Anspach) ...
Style: realistic, talky, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, marriage, divorce, lawyer, fall in love, romance, couple relations, love and romance, breakup, couples, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, europe, usa, italy, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%