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Searching for You (2016)
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Searching for You (2016)
Original name: Etsinnässä
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Etsinnässä (Searching for You) is a story about Joni, a young man in his twenties, who returns to his hometown for summer vacation from university. While on his vacation, Joni tries to find himself and happiness.
Plot: love, summer, friendship, depression, happiness, romantic relationship, university, summer vacation, sarcasm, literature, young people, friend, coming of age, writing, quotation

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, touching and light films with plots about love, friendship, coming of age, summer, friend, romance and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Searching for You: The Buttercup Chain (1970), Beautiful Weather (1996), Porcupine Lake (2017), Summertime (2014), Dear Galileo (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Buttercup Chain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born to twin sisters on the same day in London, France and Margaret are more like brother and sister than cousins. The close relationship between the cousins is suspended when Margaret is sent abroad for schooling. Now a young woman, Margaret ...
Plot: travel, summer, love, sexual relations, incest, friendship, cousin cousin relationship, nubile woman
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Beautiful Weather (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Daniel, a teenager from Stockholm, spends the summer in Malmö with his mother and her new husband. Daniel gets a job at McDonald's and falls in love with a girl.
Plot: party, shower, train, summer job, coming of age, theft, typewriter, summer, class differences, teenager, ouija board, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 536
Porcupine Lake (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a hot and hazy summertime in northern Ontario, 13-year-old Bea wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate, she gets more than she imagined. A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, summer, teenage girl, friendship, girl, childhood, romance, friends, youth, society, love, love and romance ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 898
Summertime (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 25-year-old Iiris and Karoliina have been best friends since childhood. Karoliina has been travelling and living abroad for some years now, but is coming back home for the summer as Karoliina has gotten them a job as waitresses in Hanko, the best ...
Style: bleak, light, humorous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: summer, romance, friendship, love, infidelity, student, adultery, fall in love, unfaithful husband, beach, love and romance, holiday ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 339
Dear Galileo (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Dear Galileo is created by the director who was behind the runaway success of “Seasons Change”. It’s the story of two friends, Tai and Toey. One wants to runs away from school and the other is running away from love. They decide to travel and ...
Plot: travel, illegal immigration, friendship, love, romance, eiffel tower paris
Place: europe, paris france, london, thailand, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 442
Love and Fury (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1980's Helsinki, a city about to burst with young energy and rebellion, two young writers determined to conquer the world fall madly in love. For Inka, the love affair puts everything in motion: she finds her own voice, publishes her first ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love story, novelist, writers, literature, depression, writing, insanity, writer's block, love, love and romance, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1996
Place: helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.9
 4K
Friends (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Friends is a 2001 Tamil movie starring Vijay, Surya, Ramesh Khanna, Devayani, Abhinyashree, Vijayalakshmi, Sriman and Vadivelu. The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film by the same name with actors Mukesh, ...
Style: captivating, touching, romantic
Plot: friendship, betrayal by friend, love triangle, love, unrequited love, secret, deception, friends falling out, coma, jealousy, friend, ladder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Country Years (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adolescent comes of age during a summer in the Rhône valley with his maternal grandparents. Jules seems a little too close to his mother and distant from his father, who wants Jules out of their Parisian house. It's to be a summer of ...
Plot: summer vacation, coming of age, fishing, vacation, teenager, bully, grandfather grandson relationship, gang, grandson, summer, grandfather
Place: provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.7
 324
Crazy in Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems.
Plot: love, adultery, female director
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Across a Gold Prairie (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Meet NIPPORI Ayumu, an 80 year-old man, who, due to a serious heart condition, has spent sixty years of his life confined to his house. One morning, he wakes up believing himself to be twenty again. In his mind, he has become the youthful young man ...
Plot: dream, older man younger woman relationship, old man, mistaken identity, heart condition, sea, love, comedy of manners, summer, first love, country house
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Doing Therapy (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Doing Therapy" is a lighthearted romantic comedy set in modern-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Humorous, silly, and even suspenseful at times, it is a heartwarming tale with the sincerity and simplicity of a black-and-white 1950s melodrama.
Style: cult film
Plot: panic, love, anxiety
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 92
Night or Day (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Plot: summer, tradition, irony, culture, assistant, nature, secretary, professor, research, wilderness, foreigner, sauna ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 107
Bittersweet (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Finnish movie.
Plot: male friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional relationship, jealousy, female friendship, falling in love, first love, dating, fight, sexual behavior, breakup, midsummer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 3K
Summer '03 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl and her extended family are left reeling after her calculating grandmother unveils an array of secrets on her deathbed.
Style: light, humorous, romantic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma inhaler, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, couples, love triangle, school, summer, love, love and romance, romance, family secrets ...
Time: year 2003
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Love You Too (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Have you ever been tempted to fall in love with your best friend? Well meet Whitney. When she is down on her luck with guys she turns to the one person who understands her, Dawson. His advice wasn't doing nothing but taking her heart. For ...
Style: post modern
Audience: student film
Plot: urban setting, satire, spirituality, friendship, jewish, african, hip hop, religion, love, nature, christian, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 192
Squinters (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: This six-part comedy series tracks the trials and tribulations of five car loads of travellers in peak hour morning transit and again on their drive home to find out how the workday turned out.
Plot: gay, love, friendship, friend, fall in love, family relations, office party, australian, mother daughter relationship, falling in love, car, true love ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, sweet, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, breakup, love and romance, relationships, love, life philosophy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, destiny, dating, love story, unfulfilled love, heartache ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
How Not to Disappear Completely (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 'How Not To Disappear Completely' follows a week in the life of a young photographer Tom as he returns to London after spending two years traveling in India. Tom is at a crossroads in his life. A stranger in the cold hard city, he ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, melancholic
Plot: family relations, half brother half sister relationship, secret, father son relationship, fear, death of father, friend, commitment, depression, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, grownups, love ...
Place: london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Extramarital Travels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tugomir, a student, wants to write a dissertation on Love, but fails to complete it before being obligatory drafted in the army. There, he succumbs to paranoia that his girlfriend is cheating on him. He decides to cheat on her too.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: love, female nudity, betrayal, professor, homosexual, neurology, student, nurse, nude painting, wedding, friend, one night stand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
 1K
The Heat (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four good folks from schools got reunion in a summer café on the bank of River Moskva, and they had an unthinkable trouble to deal with check, though one of them is so rich. One by one, a friend left the table to find solution and everyone of them ...
Style: light, captivating, sentimental, humorous
Plot: group of friends, summer, summertime, youth, multiple storylines, love, party, romance, chase, fistfight, heat wave
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, love, looking for love, teenage love, love and romance, homecoming, small town life, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 1K
Cousins (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lucas is a young man who lives with his religious aunt Lourdes in a quiet country town. He helps his aunt by holding religious meetings with the ladies of the area, in the living room, playing biblical songs on the keyboard. This quiet life will end ...
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: gay sex, gay, religion, coming out, lgbt, friendship, forbidden love, love, coming of age, cousin, incest, gay slur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 786
August (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Summer begins, Aku graduates high school and faces a great emptiness. As his girlfriend, parents and friends all leave the city, it looks to be the dullest summer ever. Everything changes at Midsummer when Aku meets Juli, a beautiful, strange and ...
Style: captivating, light, sincere, feel good, road movie
Plot: love, sex scene, cheating, friendship, summer, lifestyle, teenager, mentor, on the road, life philosophy, affection, young man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Rich Boy, Rich Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Andy is a front desk clerk with a little ambition until he finds his muse. Hayley is a beautiful shampoo girl chasing big dreams in NYC. When their worlds collide in a hapless run-in, the starstruck lovers assume false identities and follow the ...
Plot: love, hotel, romance, actor, pretending to be someone else, life turned upside down, acquittal, dating show, lie, book
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 1K
Aurora (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: One night at a hot-dog stand in Finnish Lapland, a commitment-phobic party animal, Aurora, meets Iranian Darian. Darian suddenly asks her to marry him. Darian needs to marry a Finnish woman to get an asylum for himself and his daughter. Aurora turns ...
Plot: broken family, prejudice, love, parenthood, friendship, cultural difference, doctor, humour, iranian, winter, alcohol abuse, bar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
When Love Digs a Hole (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Montreal, June 1995. Miron is a young delinquent who parties instead of going to school. His parents, both university professors, force him to move to the countryside in the hope that the remoteness of the city's distractions would allow him to ...
Style: sexy, suspense, suspenseful, humorous, sincere
Plot: age difference, love, high school, parenthood, unhappy marriage, teenage sexuality, coming of age, sexually frustrated woman, teenager, older woman teenage boy sex, simulated blow job, deep cleavage ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ali's Wedding (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a "white lie" which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive and musically gifted Muslim cleric's eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, except he is madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.
Style: uplifting, sweet, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, marriage, love, friendship, husband wife relationship, white lie, love and romance, musician, couples, hopes, love affair, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: first love, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage love, female friendship, friendship, self discovery, letter, summer, best friends, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south carolina, greece, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Graduates (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four thirtyish university students share the same flat in Florence. Leonardo fantasizes about Letizia, a very beautiful girl; Rocco works as a night watchman, Bruno tries to get his degree to please his father in law and Pino dreams of becoming a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: friendship, university, family relations, romance, dishonesty, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, lifestyle, love and romance, brother in law sister in law relationship, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Place: florence, italy, europe, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 8K
Time Freak (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Stillman, a heartbroken physics student builds a time machine when his girlfriend Debbie breaks up with him. Going back in time, Stillman attempts to fix every mistake he made to save their relationship, while dragging his best friend, Evan, along ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, feel good, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, break-up, love, teenage girl, teenage boy, coming of age, youth, hopes, friendship, best friends, breakup, young love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%