Movies like Lucky

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Lucky (2017)
 7.4
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Lucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: atheist, elderly, aging, philosophy, father son relationship, loneliness, friendship, secret, doctor, ex marine, guilt, self hatred, shark, dog, rape, world war two, drug abuse, god, desert, truck, death, marijuana, church, insect, racial slur ...
Time: future, year 1968
Place: europe, okinawa japan, the philippines, kentucky

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Most similar movies to Lucky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, thought provoking, melancholic and captivating films with plots about friendship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, apology, telephone call, family relations and money mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Lucky: Wilson (2017), Ideal Home (2018), Beatriz at Dinner (2017), Match (2014), Ingrid Goes West (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wilson (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.
Plot: middle aged man, misfit, loneliness, midlife crisis, group therapy, husband wife estrangement, friendship, ex husband ex wife relationship, death of father, daughter, dog, divorced divorcee ...
Place: st. louis missouri, portland oregon
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100%
 6.5
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Ideal Home (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, entertaining
Plot: gay, gay love, gay adoption, lifestyle, parenting, father son relationship, boy, friendship, grandson, lgbt, gay couple, farm ...
Place: albuquerque new mexico, santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, psychological, captivating
Plot: billionaire, party, class differences, husband wife relationship, nurse, money, name calling, apology, alternative medicine, classroom, race, singer ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 2K
Match (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, serious ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, dancer's life, teachers and students, couples, aging, power relations, couple relations, dancing, friendship, gays and lesbians, taxi, elevator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 60s, year 1988, year 1972 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, thought provoking
Plot: social media, obsessed fan, obsession, chase, pursuit, love interest, lie, secret, charlatan, party, loneliness, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, venice california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Saint Frances (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.
Plot: abortion, nanny, orgasm, roommate, singer, tiredness, baby boy, 6 year old, sleeping, door bell, ultrasound, song ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 12K
The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, captivating, exciting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, brother brother relationship, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, party, wedding, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 28K
Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Style: touching, psychological, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: loneliness, funeral, midlife crisis, friendship, jealousy, everyday life, family life, parents and children, suffering, desperation, unrequited love, realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, ireland, dublin ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.9
 18K
Welcome to Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, tv show, mental disorder, obsession, life turned upside down, media, mental disorders, depression, friendship, loneliness, medication, lottery winner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1996, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, california, palm springs california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Station Agent (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, captivating, tragicomedy ...
Plot: loneliness, friendship, solitude, depression, small town, inheritance, dwarf, bittersweet, lifestyle, human nature, small town life, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 27K
Mr. Church (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: cooking, friendship, family, life philosophy, cook, storytelling, relationships, book, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 60s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: realistic, biting, cynical, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: false accusation, manipulation, high school, adolescence, sexual harassment, dark humor, teachers and students, lifestyle, dishonesty, rejection, high school life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Give Me Liberty (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a riot breaks out in Milwaukee, America's most segregated city, medical transport driver Vic is torn between his promise to get a group of elderly Russians to a funeral and his desire to help Tracy, a young black woman with ALS.
Style: psychological, light, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: money, grandfather, storytelling, medicine, funeral, woman in a wheelchair, cooking, disabled person, friendship, adventure, nightclub, emigrant ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, road trip, lesbian, terminal illness, self discovery, on the road, female friendship, murder, domestic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, st. louis missouri, new york, los angeles, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The House of Tomorrow (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film tells futurist, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller's incredible story through two teens hoping to get laid, become punk gods, and survive high school.
Style: enigmatic, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage boy, friendship, first kiss, drummer, grandmother grandson relationship, single father, lie, architecture, drinking alcohol, painting, father son relationship, drinking ...
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 8K
Flower (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to ...
Style: touching, suspense, mumblecore
Plot: child molestation, sexual promiscuity, murder, 17 year old, teenage boy, teenage girl, prison, chase, friendship, high school, single mother, motel ...
Time: year 2016
Place: paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Support the Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Conroy is general manager at a highway-side 'sports bar with curves', Double Whammies. She nurtures and protects her employees fiercely--but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction…Double ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating
Plot: employer employee relationship, waitress, job interview, fund raising, break in, girl power, family business, attempted robbery, husband wife relationship, friendship, apology, fundraiser ...
Time: year 2007
Place: nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Word (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retired businesswoman – who tries to control everything around her – decides to write her own obituary. A young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth, and the result is a life-altering friendship.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: obituary, female writer, advertising executive, radio dj, friendship, restaurant, advertising agency, mother daughter relationship, road trip, suicide attempt, vandalism, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.6
 55K
The Farewell (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding ...
Style: sentimental, melancholic, atmospheric, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: wedding, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grief, lie, female protagonist, chinese american, lung cancer, grandmother, family relations, family, life, family gatherings ...
Place: china, usa, japan, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, murder, investigation, suicide, family relations, estrangement, friendship, theatre director, crimes, siblings relations, eccentric family, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Please Stand By (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, Wendy follows the guiding spirit of Mr. Spock on ...
Style: road movie, sentimental, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: teen drama
Plot: autism, star trek, runaway, manuscript, sister sister relationship, road trip, self discovery, search, female protagonist, police officer, pet dog, contest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa, oakland california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Style: humorous, sincere, disturbing, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, dysfunctional family, sculptor, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, parents and children, friends, family relations, society, family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 9K
Mumford (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, therapy, psychologist, fall in love, romance, hidden identity, starting over, mysterious character, power relations, small town life, depression, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: west virginia, phoenix arizona, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.0
 92K
Demolition (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally desperate investment banker finds hope through a woman he meets in Chicago.
Style: melancholic, emotional, psychological, philosophical, reflective ...
Plot: death of wife, existentialism, depression, death, destruction, car accident, grief, father in law son in law relationship, self discovery, correspondence, gay teenager, vending machine ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 54K
Mid90s (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, cynical
Plot: skateboarding, skateboard, dysfunctional family, skateboarder, underage sex, coming of age, friends, gay slur, teenager, foul language, hip hop, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: los angeles, california, florida, spain, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 9K
House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: sentimental, light, emotional, intense, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, self discovery, troublemaker, haunted by the past, parents and children, teenage life, coming of age, mentally challenged, love and romance, misfit, desire, birthday ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: new york, paris france, europe, france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 15K
Grandma (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: aging, abortion, road trip, on the road, parents and children, family relations, pregnancy, grandparent grandchild relationship, introspection, teenager, friendship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 18K
The Party (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing, political ...
Plot: secret, husband wife relationship, party, politician, drinking, apology, friend, anger, flat, professor, telephone, revenge ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cancer, high school, friends, friendship, teenager, teenagers, dying, adolescence, terminal illness, leukemia, family relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 274
Reach (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A socially awkward band geek, Steven Turano, is planning on killing himself. However, when Clarence, the new quirky kid in school, befriends him, Steven's plans are sidetracked and he reaches beyond his comfort zone forming stronger ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: teen suicide, friendship, loneliness, bullying, depression, father son relationship, loner, friendship between boys, gay slur, closeted gay, gay teenager, repression
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%