Movies like Coconut Hero

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Coconut Hero (2015)
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Coconut Hero (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's not easy being a teenager and Mike, a sixteen-year-old, has it espcially hard. He lives in the sticks with his mother, a non-stop nagger, in Faintville, a Canadian timber industry town. He has no father, no friends, not even a favorite meal. Basically, his sole wish is simply to vanish from the face of the earth. One day, Mike writes his own obituary and shoots himself. To his great disappointment he wakes up the in the local hospital. During a routine examination, the doctors discover a plum-sized tumor in his brain. Mike can scarcely believe his luck and keeps the illness to himself to avoid undergoing surgery that would save him. Staring death directly in the eyes, however, changes Mike's point of view and he re-evaluates his opinion of both enchanting and crazy Miranda. Somebody seems to understand him after all.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, sincere, captivating
Plot: suicide attempt, first love, loneliness, high school, dancing, depression, therapy, love and romance, friendship, family relations, couples, terminal illness, society, death, teenager, fight, diving, father son relationship, falling, medical examination, embarrassment, undressing, nosebleed, mobbing
Time: 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and sincere films with plots about friendship, family relations, society, couples, love and romance, youth and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Coconut Hero: Newlyweds (2011), Dough (2015), Posthumous (2014), Speech & Debate (2017), A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, city life, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Dough (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An old Jewish baker struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice accidentally drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high.
Style: light, humorous, captivating, sincere, buddy movie
Plot: bakery, friendship, jewish, drugs, police, muslim, business venture, couples, society, family relations, baker, swing ...
Time: 21st century
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Posthumous (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After false reports of his demise put him and his work on the map, an artist decides to continue the charade by posing as his own brother. Soon, a reporter enters his life and has a profound effect on him.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, captivating, neo screwball comedy
Plot: love and romance, fake death, journalism, society, couples, impersonating, family relations, friendship, breakup, female director, break-up, story continued during end credits ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Speech & Debate (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club and take on the world.
Style: sincere, humorous, psychological, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: gay teenager, competition, teenager, 18 year old, teenage girl, high school student, high school, teenage boy, gay, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century
Place: portland oregon
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68%
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A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, contemplative, light ...
Plot: family relations, last wish, parents and children, ex athlete, family problems, self discovery, introspection, friendship, terminal illness, death, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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61%
Measure of a Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bullied teen experiences a turning point summer in which he learns to stand up for himself.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere
Plot: bullying, summer job, first love, summer vacation, coming of age, teenager, summer camp, teenage boy, self discovery, society, grownups, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa
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60%
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Ride (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: surfing, beach, young man, mother son relationship, family relations, couples, friendship, female director, smoking weed, aspiring writer, surfer, following someone ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, pacific ocean, usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Party's Just Beginning (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a bleak Inverness midwinter, Luisaidh is careering off the rails after the suicide of her best friend. She medicates her misery with joyless sex, chips and a belief in the power of positive drinking. Surrounded by bittersweet memories, she ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, psychological, captivating, rough
Plot: casual sex, suicide, depression, best friend, drinking alcohol, drinking, death of friend, self loathing, family relations, friendship, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, judge, death of mother, lawyer, police, child custody, school, police officer, funeral, family relations, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana, united states, austin texas, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The young Orthodox Jew, Motti Wolkenbruch, finds himself at a turning point. His beloved mother wants him to get married and presents one marriage candidate after the other. Unfortunately none of the woman pleases him, because they all look just ...
Style: light, captivating, contemplative, humorous
Plot: jewish family, matchmaking, family dinner, rabbi, looking for love, family relations, self discovery, fall in love, couples, friendship, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
It's Your Turn, Laura (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Une journée dans la vie d'un groupe de femmes qui se retrouvent chaque semaine depuis quinze ans dans la salle d'attente d'un médecin qui prétend arriver à les faire maigrir.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, friends, couples, family relations, eating disorder, love and romance, gender, society, office, female director, weight loss, group of friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Treading Water (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At first glance, Mica seems a perfectly normal boy. But first glances can often be deceiving... For one, Mica's house is now a museum honouring Guillermo Garibai, the legendary Mexican crooner. Mica spends most of his time there, giving guided ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, youth, first love, family relations, parents and children, misfit, high school, coming of age, traumatic childhood, boy, self acceptance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, friendship, couples, prostitute, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, society, disorder, looking for sex, transsexual, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
June in January (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A newly engaged bride dreamed of her wedding day with her late mother for her entire life, and is looking forward to planning every perfect detail to honor her mom's memory. But her special day is nearly ruined by her intimidating future ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, couples, youth, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, wedding, wedding reception, arranged marriage, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Three Quarter Moon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hartmut Mackowiak, a German taxi driver, tries to help 6 year old Turkish girl to find her mother.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: taxi, family relations, couple relations, couples, taxi driver, personal growth, little girl, friends, love and romance, down on your luck, re-education, story continued during end credits
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Carrie Pilby (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Awkward, isolated and disapproving of most of the people around her, a precocious 19-year-old genius is challenged to put her convictions to the test by venturing out on to the NYC dating scene, in this adaptation of Caren Lissner’s best-selling ...
Style: humorous, light, psychological, captivating, sincere
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Men, Women & Children (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: touching, realistic, suspense, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, teenage love, internet, computers and web, parents and children, infidelity, coming of age, society, social relations, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chloe and Theo (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman, Chloe, living by her wits on the streets of New York City, has a chance meeting with a wise Inuit Eskimo, Theo, who was sent to New York by his elders to provide a message to the people of the world – We either change our ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Welcome to Argentina (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, road movie, light, captivating, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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41%
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Numb (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary
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41%
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In the Heart (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, psychological, sincere, realistic, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
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41%
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Family Law (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man in his thirties does not want to be like his father, but that seems to be unavoidable.
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, parents and children, family problems, youth, hopes, father son relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, family, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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39%
God Send Me a Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stage play about a young lady in her 20's who keeps dating the wrong men, her friends and family try to make her see what she's doing wrong but she learns on her own that that the man she really needed was right in front of her the whole ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Couch Potatoes (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Giorgio and Tito, father and son. A successful journalist and a lazy teenager apparently impossible to understand. Giorgio's dream is to take Tito to the Nasca Hill in Liguria, but Tito prefers to spend his entire day with his group of friends, ...
Style: disturbing, humorous, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Friend of Mine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, non-linear ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, friendship between men, opposites attract, loneliness, unfulfilled love, couples, friends, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, barcelona, hamburg germany, barcelona spain
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38%
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Carnival (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A young Russian girl is in love with show business and wants to leave her small town for Moscow and make it big in the big city. She encounters her long missing, remarried father and gets a boy friend who uses her and then leaves her.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, touching
Plot: soviet, youth, desire for fame, love and romance, society, betrayal, ambition, couples, life is a bitch, family relations, father daughter relationship, friendship ...
Place: russia
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38%
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The Clapper (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, ambition, adaptation, destiny, love and romance, society, youth, rivalry, unfulfillment, obsession, redemption, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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38%
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The Professor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard, a world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak, and a touch ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, humorous, feel good
Plot: husband wife relationship, drugs, death, father daughter relationship, instructor, cancer, terminal illness, alcohol, society, family relations, friendship, mentor ...
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37%
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, small town life, troubled, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, canada, manhattan new york city, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Debut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty
Plot: high school, culture clash, coming of age, friendship, school, high school life, looking for love, couples, siblings relations, nightlife, social differences, family life ...
Time: 90s
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