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Being Charlie (2015)
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Being Charlie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but troubled girl, Eva, and is forced to battle with drugs, elusive love and divided parents.
Style: touching, melancholic, exciting, sincere, sentimental, thought provoking
Plot: drug addict, teenager, drug use, drug addiction, love, father son relationship, friendship, politics, family relations, society, drug rehab, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, fight, talent show, death, marijuana, female nudity, sex scene, drugs, church, beach, yoga, male nudity ...
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Being Charlie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, realistic and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, friendship, family relations, couples, love, society and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Being Charlie: Everything, Everything (2017), Over the Dark Water (1993), Feast of Love (2007), Ali and Nino (2016), New Life (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Everything, Everything (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, teenage boy, teenage girl, interracial love, love, illness, neighbor, isolation, first kiss, disease, interracial romance ...
Place: hawaii, new york, los angeles
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100%
Over the Dark Water (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Leningrad; 60th years; white nights. Walking on Neva Embankment, the charming provincial has met three friends: poet, artist and film director. And each of young people has suggested to marry him.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, psychological, melancholic
Plot: love, friendship, family drama, husband wife relationship, jealousy, family relations, life philosophy, couples, family problems, divorce, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.6
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Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, drug use, marriage proposal, wedding, romance, love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 5K
Ali and Nino (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Azerbaijan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Muslim prince Ali and Georgian aristocrat Nino have grown up in the Russian province of Azerbaijan. Their tragic love story sees the outbreak of the First World War and the world’s struggle for Baku’s oil. Ultimately they must choose to fight ...
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: love, couples, muslim, christian, world war one, impossible love, society, romance, family relations, secret love, love and romance, friendship ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, georgia, azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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New Life (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benjamin Morton's life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. ...
Style: rough, thought provoking, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: childhood love, childhood friend, childhood friends, cancer, car accident, terminal illness, couples, love and romance, best friends in love, family relations, society, death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, disability, love and romance, human nature, human spirit, paralysis, hopes, society, paraplegic, life philosophy, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, infidelity, love triangle, one night stand, adultery, couple relations, love affair, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, parents and children, family relations, youth, society, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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I'm Not Here (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
Style: rough, melancholic, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: father son relationship, redemption, death, storytelling, life is a bitch, fall in love, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, family relations, friendship, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 8K
White Palace (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, forbidden love, love, yuppie, advertising executive, waitress, romance, bittersweet, infidelity, looking for love, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 70s
Place: st. louis missouri, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, unemployment, education, romance, couple relations, teachers and students, love and romance, love, school, life is a bitch, opposites attract, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beautiful Something (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night.
Style: sexy, unusual plot structure, melancholic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, love, homosexual, gay interest, male nudity, love and romance, romance, couples, youth, society, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Good Humor Man (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from another clique in suburban Middle America circa '76.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, friendship, buddies, love and romance, teenage life, high school life, suburbs, coming of age, teenage crush, slacker, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 1K
Listen to Me (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It was the best time of their lives. A kid from Oklahoma. An immigrant's daughter. A senator's son, a society girl, and a college professor with a dream. They had one thing in common...the will to win. A group of college debaters learn ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, college life, politics, opposites attract, college, love, ambition, society, hopes, power relations, social relations, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Grasshopper (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A British Columbia teenager dreams of show business but winds up as a call girl in Las Vegas.
Style: sexual, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, interracial relations, showgirl, couples, chorus girl, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, youth, society, hopes, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: aids, gay, terminal illness, friendship, death, family relations, euthanasia, lgbt, gays and lesbians, love and romance, parents and children, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: melancholic, psychological, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, half brother half sister relationship, secret, father son relationship, fear, death of father, friend, depression, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, commitment, grownups, love ...
Place: london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 2K
Dandelion (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, young lovers, romance, parents and children, compassion, desperation, depression, self discovery, jail, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 444
Keeper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maxime and Mélanie are a typical teenage couple. Like most lovestruck fifteen-year-olds, they can't get enough of each other and they think they'll be together forever. But when Mélanie becomes pregnant, their worlds are rocked.
Style: touching, tense, sentimental, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: young love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, teenage girl, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, teenager, father son relationship, baby, mother daughter relationship, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, tense, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, shoplifting, spring break, bittersweet, couple relations, society, hopes, romance, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Unanswered Prayers (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, homecoming, love and romance, couples, society, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, father son relationship, seduction, family business, lovers reunited ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, true love, destiny, romance, moral dilemma, medical student, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, year 1946, year 1988
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Christmas at the Plaza (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching in New York City, historian Jessica is hired to create an exhibition honoring the history of Christmas at The Plaza Hotel. When she is paired with Nick, a handsome decorator, they wind up enjoying a host of holiday ...
Style: melancholic, semi serious, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, love, romance, couples, youth, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, friends, businessman, historian, christmas movie ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Engel & Joe (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story of a 17 year old punk-rocker and a 15 year old runaway girl.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: kids in trouble, pregnancy, fall in love, love affair, life is a bitch, society, on the run, youth, breakup, couples, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 386
Summer Games (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic's parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at reconciliation, their 12-year-old son tries to come to terms ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family problems, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, resort, father son relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lost City (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950's, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent nightclub owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the Marxist government of Fidel Castro. Castro's regime ...
Style: touching, captivating, stylized, sincere, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, rebellion, love and romance, idealism, family problems, dictatorship, chaos, political unrest, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 143K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, best friends in love, opposites attract, male female friendship, love, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, social differences, ambition, friends, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: london, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Princess & the Marine (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on a true story, American Marine Jason Johnson (Goselaar) is sent on assignment to the Emirate of Bahrain. While there, he meets and falls in love with a spirited, lovely young woman, Meriam (Nichols), without realizing she is really a member ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, sincere
Plot: friendship, marine, military, family relations, parents and children, social differences, couple relations, society, class differences, sailor, couples, hopes ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 230
One Week (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, destiny, couples, haunted by the past, terminal illness, coming out, friendship, rich and poor, society, buddies, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Run of the Country (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Irish lad (Matt Keeslar) who fled from his oppressive, widowed father (Albert Finney) falls for a girl (Victoria Smurfit) from an affluent family.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, coming of age, ira, family relations, politics, strained relationship, father son relationship, police officer, countryside, romance, single parent, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%