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Sperm Whale: Roya's Selection (2017)
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Sperm Whale: Roya's Selection (2017)
Original name: نهنگ عنبر: سلکشن رویا
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Arjang and Roya are getting married..
Plot: dancing, hospital, singing, fiancee, coma, wedding day, guitar playing, police arrest, cassette tape, flashback, crying, hit by a car, dance, playing guitar
Place: iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about dancing, singing, love, flashback, hospital, singer and crying mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Sperm Whale: Roya's Selection: Sperm Whale (2015), Mods (2002), Forever My Girl (2018), Absolutely Tame Is a Horse (2011), Sing Street (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sperm Whale (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Iranian man tells the story of his life and lifelong love.
Plot: newspaper, dentist, lost love, cassette tape, dance, wedding, smoking, business partner, airport, childhood, party, videotaping ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran
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Mods (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A quasi-musical by Serge Bozon.
Plot: song, student, sickness, band, campus, singing, brother brother relationship, singer, illness, dancing, disease, dance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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Forever My Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After being gone for a decade, a country star returns home to the love he left behind.
Style: romantic, touching, melancholic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: country singer, second chance, happy ending, illegitimate child, fiancee, glory, wedding day, father daughter relationship, couple relations, father son relationship, guitar playing, playing guitar ...
Place: new orleans, berlin germany, london, nashville tennessee
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Absolutely Tame Is a Horse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A corrupted police officer insists on bribing a broke man, so he has to go to everybody and do everything in order to be able to pay him in the very night.
Plot: mistress, male friendship, car damage, iranian, debt, drug addiction, impersonation, drunkenness, friendship between men, extramarital affair
Place: iran
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Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: music band, musician's life, friendship, singing, youth, teenage life, school, singer, family, coming of age, music, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Tenth Man (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After many years away, Ariel is summoned by his distant father to his childhood home in the bustling Jewish quarter of Buenos Aires, known as El Once. Over the course of seven days, during the vibrant holiday of Purim, Ariel seeks to reconnect with ...
Plot: orthodox jew, father son relationship, estranged father, hospital, flashback, bare breasts, female nudity
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Platinum the Dance Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DANCE-OFF is a tongue-in-cheek family comedy set in the world of competition dancing starring talented dancers and choreographers from TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance!” Two rival studios pick their stars Jasmine and Brandon to compete ...
Style: captivating, sincere, inspirational, serious
Plot: dance, dancing, fight, competition, jealousy, love, dancer's life, rise to the top, against the odds, bully, party, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Invitation (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: a film about how attitude dissimilar family against abortion .....
Plot: abortion clinic, abortion, unplanned pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, mistress, film within a film, translator, horse, sunglasses, family problems, love, ring ...
Place: tehran iran, iran
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The Youngsters (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Experiencing the forbidden. Experiencing rejection. Hating your parents. Hating the world around you. Discovering what's hot. Discovering what's cool. Discovering your first true love. Discovering who you are. Growing up can be such a wild ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: new year's eve, gardening, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, older woman younger man relationship, car, shoes, teenage girl, singing, seduction, coming of age, high school, freedom ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
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Yesterday (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in the 60's in a provincial town: four high school teenagers approach graduation, but all they think about are The Beatles.
Plot: small town, high school student, idol, teenager, flash forward, song, divorce, band, hospital, singing, musician, high school prom ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Short Encounters (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After leaving their native village, Nadia (Nina Ruslanova at her debut) and her friend travel to the big city. Along the way, Nadia gets a job in a tea shop and meets Maxim (Russian icon Vladimir Vysotsky), and she falls in love with him and decides ...
Plot: female director, speech, absent husband, guitar playing, geologist, construction site, homecoming, maid, bureaucracy, flashback, love triangle
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22%
As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: choir, village, music, musician's life, ambition, teachers and students, human nature, romance, rehearsal, church, school, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Breakin' (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dancing, breakdance, hip hop, rivalry, dance, breakdancing, rap, music, friendship, teenage love, disco, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
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The Full Monteverdi (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Full Monteverdi follows the simultaneous break-up of six couples, from shocking revelation, vengeful anger and erotic longing for reconciliation, as an ensemble film. Vulnerable and disarming, it draws viewers into its emotional journey and ...
Style: baroque
Plot: breakup, break-up, melancholy, restaurant, song, adultery, betrayal, marital problem, ensemble, crying, flashback, infidelity ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Juliet, Naked (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman has a romance with a past his prime musician revered by a man in her life.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, sentimental, captivating
Plot: english countryside, musician, dysfunctional relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, fandom, obsession, rock musician, father son relationship, infidelity, music, romance ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Daltry Calhoun (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In small town Tennessee, a ne'er-do-well man (Knoxville) wrestling for control over his fading golf club is reunited with his estranged daughter, a 14-year-old musical prodigy.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: single parent, americana, parents and children, workplace situations, rise to the top, family relations, businessman, golf, redemption, long lost daughter, prodigy, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, australia
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Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: sincere, feel good, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dance, teenage love, dancer's life, love and romance, small town, youth, repression, rebellion, rebelliousness, young lovers, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, southern usa, boston
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Strictly Ballroom (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brave new steps put Scott's career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed?
Style: humorous, feel good, sincere, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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True Vinyl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
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Plot: swimming pool, bank clerk, audition, flashback, spiked drink, rave, record store, cellist, gramophone, dead mother, acting musician, rapper ...
Place: nebraska, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dream (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, family relations, ambition, couples, relationship vs career, love and romance, family business, unfulfilled love, lifestyle, musician's life, single parent, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Band Aid (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.
Style: sincere, humorous, light, captivating, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Fleisch ist mein Gem?se (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy, romanticism ...
Plot: music band, singer, musician's life, showbiz, sexual content, dark humor, lifestyle, coming of age, love and romance, ambition, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: germany, hamburg germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Empire Records (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The employees of an independent music store learn about each other as they try anything to stop the store being absorbed by a large chain.
Style: feel good, humorous, twists and turns, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Shall We Dance? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, dancer's life, couple relations, teachers and students, dance school, contests and competitions, jealousy, hopes, couples, romance, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon is a 1970 film directed by Otto Preminger. The film is based on the book by Marjorie Kellogg. The film starred Liza Minnelli as the title character, a girl whose face is ...
Plot: kitchen, owl, cognac, death of friend, painting, castle, sitting in a tree, disfigurement, car, flowers, misfit, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, subculture, rebelliousness, self destructing, heavy metal, antisocial behavior, friendship, rebellion, college graduate, individualism, drugs/alcohol, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, utah, wyoming, england, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, village, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, obsessive quest, gypsy, lifestyle, family relations, dialogue, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, france, europe, paris france, bucharest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.4
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High Strung (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sweet, entertaining
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dancing, ballet, violin, dancer's life, dance, performance, leotard, youth, ambition, musician, culture clash, breaking point ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.5
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Nobody's Fool (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts she'd given away her baby for adoption - and regrets it now. When a theater ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, bar, pregnancy, small town life, couples, family relations, romance, babies and infants, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, womanizer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
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Cosi (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, clever, feel good ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, theater, hospital, wedding, couples, love and romance, drug abuse, showbiz, addiction, underdog, romance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%