Movies like Are You Here

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Are You Here (2013)
 5.3
 16K
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 ill-equipped duo must battle Ben's formidable sister and deal with his father's gorgeous 25-year old widow.
Style: light, funny, intense, humorous, sexy, psychological, twists and turns, clever, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, family, existentialism, eccentricity, inheritance, family relations, homecoming, sex with stepmother, childhood friend, womanizer, stepmother stepson relationship, relationships, romance, friends, money, road trip, catastrophe, survival, superhero, distopia, psychology, dark humor, loneliness, life, death ...
Time: future, 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, virginia, maryland

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Most similar movies to Are You Here

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about friendship, friends, relationships, mentor, storytelling, dialogue and runaway mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Are You Here: Father Figures (2017), The Guilt Trip (2012), Last Vegas (2013), Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011), Funny People (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Father Figures (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: twins, fraternal twins, brother brother relationship, dumb, craziness, fool, unknown father, road trip, father son relationship, escapades, mother son relationship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.8
 37K
The Guilt Trip (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, light, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Plot: road trip, overprotective mother, salesman, mother son relationship, on the road, family relations, single parent, parents and children, parent child relationship, protective parent, travel, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, las vegas, new jersey, san francisco
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100%
 6.6
 133K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, touching, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: elderly, friendship, vacation, aging, golden years, casino, bachelor party, friendship between men, buddies, marriage, funeral, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Style: humorous, melancholic, mumblecore, twists and turns, touching ...
Plot: slacker, destiny, existentialism, loneliness, midlife crisis, everyday life, loser, naivete, parents and children, character change, immature, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 119K
Funny People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: funny, humorous, melancholic, tragicomedy, intense ...
Plot: terminal illness, loneliness, comedian, cancer, character study, sarcasm, destiny, dark humor, redemption, midlife crisis, life philosophy, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 45K
The Big Year (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three fanatical bird-watchers spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.S., but they quickly discover that there are more important things than ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, scenic, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, obsession, bird, competition, father son relationship, eccentricity, adventure, marital problem, ambition, rivalry, midlife crisis, storm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa, new jersey, china, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Weather Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sincere, sad, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: weatherman, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, midlife crisis, relationship vs career, introspection, family problems, father son relationship, character study, solitude, hopes, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
She's Funny That Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Style: light, funny, humorous, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adultery, romance, infidelity, multiple storylines, aspiring actor, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, love affair, fall in love, call girl, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 1930s, 21st century ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Happy Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.
Style: touching, sexy, ironic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, eccentric family, character study, siblings relations, introspection, disorder, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, melancholic, witty, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, betrayal, eccentric family, follow your dream, prank, hopes, family relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 5K
The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, light, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, relationships, african american, marriage, women, brothers, stereotypes, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Banger Sisters (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, rock star, family, odd couple, secret past, female bonding, self discovery, family relations, artists and showbiz, road trip, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, phoenix arizona, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Loitering with Intent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fledgling screenwriters retreat to a quiet country manor to work on their script, but a constellation of needy characters produces constant interruptions.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friends, deadline, post traumatic stress disorder, ambition, actor's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, house, farm, disorder, actor, gardener ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Confessions of a Womanizer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ritchie is the epitome of everything wrong with modern man: a pompous, foul-mouthed idiot, driven only to get the latest girl of the week Something changes after his first real relationship that includes Ritchie's two favorite things: frequent ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, prostitute, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, disorder, society, love and romance, looking for sex, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, light, funny, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, summer, teenager, friendship, coming of age, college, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, party, beach, girl ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, talky, enigmatic ...
Plot: existentialism, theater, midlife crisis, dark humor, actor, alter ego, satire, father daughter relationship, showbiz, surrealism, superhero, inner voice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, witty, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, mother daughter relationship, neighbor, parenthood, family relations, couples, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 812
Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, friendship, society, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, ethnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.3
 20K
Nobody's Fool (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, father son relationship, redemption, justice, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, aging, elderly, retirement, family reunited, generation gap ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, new york state, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 2K
Happy 140 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, lottery, life turned upside down, meeting, lighthouse, sister sister relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 645
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, dark humor, bittersweet, buddies, couples, death of mother, disorder, couple relations, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 10K
Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: melancholic, compassionate, depressing, sexy, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school, coming of age, small town, school, mentor, bullying, loneliness, existentialism, teenage life, character study, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 16K
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: depressing, suspense, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: abortion, road trip, lesbian, teenager, aging, pregnancy, friendship, mother daughter relationship, vengeance, depression, character study, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.3
 54K
The Dilemma (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Longtime friends Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project that would really launch their company. Then Ronny spots Nick's wife out with another man, and in the process of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, dilemma, adultery, husband wife relationship, marital problem, love, best friend, proposal, marriage, relationships, secret ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: talky, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, estate, group of friends, inheritance, death of friend, funeral, rivalry, black cast, thirtysomething life, friends, gossip, mansion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Guatemalan Handshake (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious power failure in a small mountain town coincides with the disappearance of one of its most eccentric young residents. Mystery piles upon mystery as his family and friends search for him, fail, and ultimately try to forget about him, an ...
Style: stylized, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: small town, friendship, social relations, family life, missing person, family relations, disorder, friends, best friends, nothing goes right, down on your luck, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 19K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: touching, tricky, enigmatic, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: writers, friendship, superhero, imaginary friend, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, small town, life philosophy, character study, loneliness, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic ocean, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 583
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: realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, funeral, small town, homecoming, introspection, social relations, estrangement, unfulfillment, death of father, high school friends, family, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 11K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: touching, road movie, melancholic, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, high school, friendship, gay, friends, on the road, happy ending, honest, sexpot, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 342K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, road movie, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: road trip, weed, hitchhiker, marijuana, stupidity, slacker, stoners, unlikely friendships, getting home, screwball, bonding, hitchhiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, dallas texas, california, usa, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%