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Blue Like Jazz (2012)
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Blue Like Jazz (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man must find his own way as his Southern Baptist roots don't seem to be acceptable at his new liberal arts college.
Style: humorous, realistic, sincere, psychological, captivating, semi serious
Plot: college, bookstore, introspection, youth, student life, social relations, fall in love, philosophy, church, campus, college life, puppet, warehouse, college campus, pinata
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, texas, portland oregon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about youth, college, friends, college life, friendship, coming of age and social relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Blue Like Jazz: Believe Me (2014), Copy (2015), HairBrained (2013), Adam and Eve (2005), Sorority Wars (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: college, cons and scams, campaign, buddies, charity, dishonesty, student life, youth, money, friends, auditorium, strait jacket ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
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Copy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Mesh Kilbourne is a tenacious, ambitious student journalist whose quest for the truth outweighs social niceties, friendships, and protocol. When he stumbles on a possible cheating scandal involving his editor in chief, he begins sniffing out the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: intrigue, college, journalism, college life, dishonesty, youth, social relations, media, scandal, religious, newspaper, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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HairBrained (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 14 year old genius gets rejected by Harvard and ends up at a much lower ranked school where he makes friends with a mature student.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, odd couple, friends, college life, disorder, fish out of water, prodigy, youth, society, social relations, coming of age, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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67%
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Adam and Eve (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Easy-going, gentle college-boy Adam Baker enjoys frat-life, however disgusting the frat-house gets because of his sloppy house-mates Freddie, Ferguson and Munch. Then Adam meets Eve, starts falling in love, but gets jealous of frat-brother Billy, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, fall in love, love and romance, youth, wooing, student life, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, virgin, loss of virginity, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Sorority Wars (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Katie (Lucy Hale) and Sara (Phoebe Strole) have been friends since childhood. They enter college together, where Katie is a prized legacy candidate for the Delta sorority, which was co-founded decades ago by her mother, Lutie (Courtney Thorne-Smith) ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, uplifting, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sorority, rivalry, college, mother daughter relationship, campus, youth, parents and children, college life, competition, mother daughter conflict, female protagonist, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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66%
You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, friendship, society, strong female presence, looking for love, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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65%
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Paradise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After surviving a plane crash a young conservative woman suffers a crisis of faith.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, coming of age, female protagonist, church, crisis of faith, car accident, air disaster, society, sexual content, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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62%
Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: altar boy, profanity, youth, friendship, coming of age, best friends, group of friends, teenage boy, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: humorous, contemplative, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, college, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, reunion, estrangement, society, diner, bittersweet, dull life, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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61%
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Chalk (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come - this year he will be furnished with ...
Style: humorous, semi documentary, psychological, captivating, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, power relations, lifestyle, ambition, hardcase students, youth, rivalry, underdog, high school life, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: modern fairy tale, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: popularity, college, romance, student life, youth, sorority, college life, rivalry, fall in love, society, friendship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 497
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: sincere, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, small town, funeral, homecoming, introspection, unfulfillment, social relations, estrangement, death of father, small town life, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
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59%
 7.5
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Nanban (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: The plot of the film illustrates the embankment of two friends on a quest for a lost buddy, who was once an optimistic and successful student. On their journey, they recount their college life and special moments that the three shared up until their ...
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, captivating, light ...
Plot: friendship, college, student, romance, teachers and students, old friend, coming of age, fall in love, search, college life, free spirited, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 853
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, captivating, emotional, light, semi serious ...
Plot: thanksgiving, friends, coming of age, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, reunion, small town, homecoming, lifestyle, college, college student, college freshman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite his outstanding intellect, associate professor Charlie Thurber is a chronic underachiever and has never received university tenure. Aided by his nutty best friend, Charlie launches a final effort to make the grade at Gray College. But a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: college, workplace intrigue, teachers and students, battle of the sexes, workplace, disorder, buddies, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, campus, friends, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, yale university, new england
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57%
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The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, cynical, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, estrangement, social decay, human nature, satire, shallowness, society, dull life, life is a bitch, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Answer This! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brilliant trivia whiz Paul Tarson is great at answering little questions but horrible at answering the big ones – like what’s he going to do after grad school? When his father withdraws his funding, Paul is forced to confront his future and much ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: college, bar, contests and competitions, rivalry, college life, family relations, youth, goofy hero, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, university, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Young Kieslowski (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: young lovers, pregnancy, youth, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, disorder, college, life turned upside down, love and romance, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: touching, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, couple relations, introspection, best friends, thirtysomething life, friends, crumbling marriage, adultery, friendship, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Dorm Life (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friends, slacker, college life, campus, disorder, social relations, student life, buddies, youth, dormitory, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: family problems, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, family gatherings, friendship, bittersweet, strong female presence, death in the family, family relations, aging, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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54%
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: humorous, sincere, talky, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, youth, introspection, friendship, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, computers and web, misfit, twentysomething life, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, family, elderly, father daughter estrangement, mother daughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, estrangement, youth, golden years, old man, chess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Calvin Marshall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, college, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, youth, romance, underdog, hopes, athlete's life, love and romance, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Quitters (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quitters tells the story of the Raymans, a wealthy Jewish family that's falling apart. The son, Clark, is a bright and curious high schooler with a talent for manipulation. As his mother May enters treatment for a pill addiction, and he and his ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, youth, parents and children, family problems, life turned upside down, family life, social relations, disorder, high school life, innocence lost, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, breakup, couple relations, introspection, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, obsession, media, hopes, teenage love, love and romance, filmmaking, high school life, misfit, teenage life, introspection, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the New York Times best-selling novel by award winning author Wally Lamb. A vivid slice of 1960s life, Wishin' and Hopin' is a wise-and-witty holiday tale that celebrates where we've been-and how far we've come. In the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Plot: small town, christmas, coming of age, parents and children, teachers and students, catholic school, youth, family relations, substitute teacher, friendship, elementary school, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After months of living a solitary existence, Lenny, 34, picks up his kids from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny hosts his kids within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. During these ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, sincere ...
Plot: father son relationship, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right, youth, bittersweet, custody, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, family relations, family problems, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams - a kooky, lonely misfit with no family and no place to go, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, college life, couple relations, introspection, opposites attract, unlikely couple, misfit, young lovers, coming of age, student life, broken heart, bus ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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51%