Movies like Welcome to Marwen

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Welcome to Marwen (2018)
 6.2
 22K
Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man copes with life after an assault by constructing a miniature replica version of a World War II era town in his backyard. Adapted from the 2010 documentary "Marwencol."
Style: funny, uplifting, psychological, sincere, sad, psychotronic
Plot: rehabilitation, fictional war, photographer, loneliness, friendship, court, unrequited love, neighbor neighbor relationship, fall in love, fear, marriage proposal, beating, hate crime, falling in love, coma, mental illness, fantasy life, prototype, toy soldier, psychological trauma, miniaturization, therapy, toy comes to life, curse, witch ...
Time: 60s, 2000s, year 1944, 1940s, 20th century, year 1954, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, belgium

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic and feel good films with plots about kiss, storytelling, husband wife relationship, friendship, telephone call, loneliness and dancing mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Welcome to Marwen: The Science of Sleep (2006), The Meddler (2015), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), Rebel in the Rye (2017), Grumpy Old Men (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, psychological, sentimental, contemplative, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magic, escape from reality, daydreamer, painting, friendship, new job, dreams, romance, introspection, love, dancer, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico, france, europe, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, captivating, exciting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, brother brother relationship, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, party, wedding, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: romantic, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, romance, love and romance, midlife crisis, dating, lovers, divorce, mentor, friends, couples, looking for sex, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: writers, recluse, world war two, writer's life, name calling, obsession, genius, teenage boy, friendship, father son relationship, friend, isolation ...
Time: year 1946, 20th century, year 2010, year 1939
Place: manhattan new york city, new hampshire, greenwich village manhattan new york city, united states, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 7.0
 46K
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, mayor, senior citizen, ice fishing, love triangle, christmas, friends, rescue, golden years, buddies, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1978, 1930s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 42K
The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, sincere, compassionate, humorous, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 74K
Cafe Society (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.
Style: sweet, romantic, light, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: hollywood, socialite, cinema, party, love triangle, love, marriage, letter, nightclub, older man younger woman relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baby ...
Time: 1930s
Place: los angeles, new york, beverly hills, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 16K
Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Style: surreal, sentimental, touching, art house, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, surrealism, philosophy, love affair, honeymoon, love and romance, collector, escapades, tragic love, marriage proposal, loss of fortune, job seeking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Extremely shy Lars finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size ...
Style: touching, psychological, humorous, sweet, sentimental ...
Plot: loneliness, mental illness, human relationship, shyness, young man, delusion, doll, grief, sex doll, social relations, psychologist, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 34K
Adam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: autism, asperger's syndrome, shyness, fall in love, love affair, mental illness, loneliness, social misfits, unlikely couple, court, neighbor, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: rise to the top, couples, destructive relationship, couple relations, obsession, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, mortality, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: usa, new mexico, manhattan new york city, new york, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 13K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, surreal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
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Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: touching, psychological, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wild Mountain Thyme (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: emotional, romantic, realistic, atmospheric, adaptation directed by original author
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Place: ireland, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Man Called Ove (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 317K
Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: inspirational, humorous, sentimental, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, regret, wish fulfillment, architect, alternate reality, workaholic, redemption, family relations, stopped time, remote control, dog, relationship vs career ...
Time: future, 90s, 70s, year 2017, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Practical Magic (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, sincere, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, small town, magic, curse, supernatural, supernatural ability, witches, love, wizards and magicians, hereditary gift of witchcraft ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 40K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, artist, therapist, unlikely couple, older woman younger man sex, date, romance, love affair, fall in love, thirtysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
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The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: motivational, touching, sincere, interesting, sentimental ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, immigrants, passenger, culture clash, happy ending, fall in love, misfit, stranded, nothing goes right, fish out of water, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 874
Queen Bees (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Helen is an independent widow who moves into the Pine Grove Senior Community and discovers it’s just like high school – full of cliques and flirtatious suitors. What she initially avoids leads her to exactly what she has been missing: new ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: old woman, retirement home, old man, love, elderly, relationships, elderly woman, elderly man, lifestyle, male female relationship, elderly couple, old love ...
Time: year 1992
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: french, disability, human spirit, paralysis, coma, nurse, rehabilitation, life turned upside down, writing, patient, courage, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, africa, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, humorous, tense ...
Plot: heist, prison escape, criminal, bank robber, prison, old man, chase, widow, lie, secret, pursuit, evidence ...
Time: 80s, year 1979, year 1966, year 1962, year 1960 ...
Place: texas, usa, san francisco, dallas texas, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My One and Only (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, road trip, parents and children, obsessive quest, starting over, teenage life, siblings relations, on the road, father son relationship, hopes, youth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: usa, philadelphia, pittsburgh, los angeles, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 134K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, war on terror, iraq war, politician, intrigue, u.s. constitution, u.s. congress, political leader, money, mentor ...
Time: year 2001, year 1976, 2010s, year 1968, year 1973 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, cambodia, wyoming, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 4K
Permission (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.
Style: sentimental, captivating, humorous, psychological, sex comedy ...
Plot: open relationship, orgasm, marriage proposal, sexual promiscuity, gay relationship, gay, marriage, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex scene, monogamy, secret ...
Place: new york, naples italy, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, offbeat, dramatic, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, life philosophy, love, mental illness, romance, male female friendship, family drama, social misfits, mentally unstable, family relations, bipolar disorder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%