Movies like Fairhaven

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Fairhaven (2012)
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Fairhaven (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: reunion, friendship, small town, introspection, family, village, high school friends, small town life, unfulfillment, social relations, friends, homecoming, dull life, thirtysomething life, estrangement, divorce, friendship between men, funeral, old friend, friend, death of father, hugging, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa

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Most similar movies to Fairhaven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious and sincere films with plots about friends, friendship, unfulfillment, small town, introspection, reunion and small town life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Fairhaven: The Alumni Chapter (2011), Among Ravens (2014), An American Reunion (2003), The Off Hours (2011), The Lather Effect (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: What happens when you graduate from college, only to find that jobs are practically nonexistent and your best friends aren't what they seem? Four old friends reunite after college graduation. The conversation quickly turns sour, and a series of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, college, introspection, reunion, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, friends, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, dull life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 310
Among Ravens (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends who reunite for their annual 4th of July weekend only to be confronted by Chad, a strange and beautiful nature photographer who begins to change their lives one by one.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: reunion, friends, friendship, photographer, nature, weekend, introspection, life turned upside down, girl in panties, black panties, panties
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: best friends, introspection, romance, friendship, reunion, unfulfillment, friends, couple relations, homecoming, midlife crisis, couples, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.0
 364
The Off Hours (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are spent trying to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: small town, dull life, unfulfillment, introspection, fall in love, love affair, working class, hopes, love and romance, society, waitress, truck driver
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Lather Effect (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: reunion, introspection, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, singleness, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of serching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: friendship, introspection, small town, homecoming, friends, fall in love, human nature, self discovery, workplace situations, filmmaking, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Dysfunctional Friends (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of college friends are reunited after the death of their very successful friend. The will dictates that each person will receive a large sum of money if they can all successfully stay in his mansion for a week. If one person leaves, everyone ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: reunion, friends, estate, friendship, thirtysomething life, dysfunctional, gossip, mansion, funeral, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, group of friends, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 2K
Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mysterious character, introspection, estrangement, intrigue, small town, small town life, dishonesty, social relations, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: talky, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: introspection, friendship, love triangle, desert, reunion, road not taken, unfulfillment, friends, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the work performed by a young acting company, La ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: friends, actor's life, village, friendship, tragic love, estate, reunion, countryside, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, broken heart, butler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: introspection, thirtysomething life, hotel, friends, small town, buddies, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 904
Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, small town, reunion, friends, homecoming, small town life, youth, thanksgiving
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 1K
The Turning (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, postmodernism, small town, introspection, indigenous, coastal town, anthology, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, friendship, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Helena from the Wedding (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Newlyweds Alex and Alice host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at a remote cabin in the mountains. However, when an unexpected guest shows up, the group's facades begin to crumble.
Style: semi serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, thirtysomething life, resort, unfulfillment, couples, friends, friendship, uninvited guest, newlyweds, black panties, girl in panties ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, thirtysomething life, couples, best friends, crumbling marriage, introspection, friends, seduction, divorce, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 14K
Are You Here (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Steve Dallas, a womanizing local weatherman, hears that his off-the-grid best friend Ben Baker has lost his estranged father, the two return to Ben's childhood home. Once there, they discover Ben has inherited the family fortune, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weatherman, friendship, inheritance, friend, family, on the road, friends, house, buddies, parents and children, homecoming, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 607
3 Backyards (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.
Style: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: suburban life, dull life, suburbs, estrangement, unfulfillment, human nature, innocence lost, couple relations, society, couples, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 833
Palo Alto, CA (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On their last night of Thanksgiving break, four old friends, now all college freshmen, realize their small town has more meaning than they ever imagined.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: thanksgiving, college, college life, small town life, coming of age, small town, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, reunion, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.1
 522
Simple Things (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In order to secure the position of Head of Pediatrics at a top Chicago hospital, a young, highly accomplished, pediatrician agrees to spend a summer setting up a clinic in a small town in the North Carolina mountains. Clashing against the ways of ...
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: clinic, family life, countryside, dealing with death, small town, starting over, urban, doctors and patients, friendship, frame up, small town life, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 347
Mobile Home (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having broken up with his girlfriend and left his job, Simon has come back to his small hometown in the countryside, where he meets up again with his old friend Julien. The two thirty-year-old, unemployed and idle men decide to reinvest in an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: countryside, friendship, starting over, camp, friends, introspection, small town, thirtysomething life, hopes, dream come true, village, guitar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
No Looking Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlie returns to his old town where he meets his ex-girlfriend again and tries to get her back.
Style: serious, gloomy, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, waitress, friendship, love triangle, romance, school, starting over, human nature, working class, introspection, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 618
Girlfriend (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: mentally challenged, friendship, small town, life is a bitch, misfit, single parent, dealing with death, human spirit, impossible love, wooing, unemployment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 2K
Matterhorn (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fred lives on his own. His wife is dead, his son has left. He leans on the church, busses, meat-and-two-veg. Then Leo appears. Leo is a tramp. Fred lets Leo move in with him. An absurdist feature debut with a laugh and a tear in stuffy Netherlands.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: mentally challenged, dull life, village, unfulfillment, obsession, village life, religions or cults, misfit, society, social relations, homeless, widower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Back to School Mom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Thomas, a free-spirited musician, has spent the past two decades traveling the world, but at age 41 she decides to go back to college and finish her degree so that, for once, she can finally finish something she started. Back at her old ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, homecoming, college, small town, redemption, college life, small town life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, social relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
All the Light in the Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An insomniac actress is facing the waning days of her career, when her niece pays a visit to her Malibu house.
Style: sincere, serious, atmospheric, realistic, mumblecore ...
Plot: midlife crisis, actor's life, introspection, self discovery, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, family relations, bare breasts, female nudity, beach house, global warming
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 354
Happy Hour (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, social misfits, writer's life, bar, crumbling marriage, going straight, couple relations, addiction, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 432
Arizona Sky (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jake and Kyle are two boys who grew up together in rural Arizona. They are best friends, and they begin to take their relationship to the next level when Jake's father moves him and his family away to California. Jake and Kyle can never forget ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, sexual
Plot: desert, gays and lesbians, small town, americana, romance, best friends, friendship, unfulfilled love, reunion, dull life, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 9K
The D Train (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That's about to change - if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who's now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: reunion, friendship, thirtysomething life, buddies, friends, male friendship, first gay sexual experience, bisexuality, gay sex, male male kiss, sex scene, hotel room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Unknown Pleasures (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Japan, South Korea, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Three disaffected youths live in Datong in 2001, part of the new "Birth Control" generation. Fed on a steady diet of popular culture, both Western and Chinese, the characters of Unknown Pleasures represent a new breed in the People's ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: teenager, bank, unemployment, youth, buddies, love triangle, unemployed, down on your luck, small town, teenage life, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Colma: The Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the town of Colma, just south of San Francisco, the dead outnumber the living one thousand to one. Here, one wouldn't expect teenagers to burst out in song, or dance around cemeteries and streets. But, that's exactly what happens. Best ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, buddies, rock, haunted by the past, small town life, small town, youth, social relations, friends, gays and lesbians, adolescence vs adulthood, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%