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Unexpected Journey (2017)
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Unexpected Journey (2017)
Original name: Saattokeikka
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lasse is an old racist who has lives in an apartment block filled with a selection of refugees and immigrants. Kamal is a 16-year old boy who's fed up in his life in Finland, and dreams of moving to Nairobi to live with his father. Only problem is that he doesn't have the money to buy the ticket.
Style: road movie, humorous, psychological, light, feel good, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: road trip, racism, teenager, parent child relationship, father son relationship, loneliness, wedding, homosexual, elderly, old age, senior citizen, 17 year old, wedding party, gay son, gay wedding, immigrant family, couples, love, youth, romance, family relations, love and romance, society, father son estrangement, gay slur ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, unusual plot structure and psychological films with plots about family relations, love and romance, couples, romance, friendship, love and youth mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Unexpected Journey: Bad Seeds (2016), Looking: The Movie (2016), Mario on Tour (2017), Lady Luck (2017), The Interpreter (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bad Seeds (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jacques is an actor who runs away to the countryside to escape his gambling debts. He meets Simon, a rough and wily farmer who manipulates him into a business relationship. After a difficult start, the men help each other grow marijuana. They happen ...
Style: gay cinema, psychological, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Plot: marijuana, gay, parent child relationship, village life, countryside, dark humor, gay relationship, love and romance, friendship, young lovers, family relations, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Looking: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, humorous, light, feel good ...
Plot: gay, love, nightlife, gay marriage, friendship, romance, lgbt, one night stand, ex lover, friendship between men, group of friends, gay club ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
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Mario on Tour (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Argentina
Story: Mario has all it takes to succeed in the music business but he didn't make it. Now he earns a living out of singing cover songs by the popular Argentine singer "Sandro" in bachelorhood parties, weddings or birthdays celebrations, ...
Style: road movie, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative, feel good ...
Plot: father son relationship, singer, male protagonist, father and son, teenager, ex husband ex wife relationship, parenting, teenage son, divorced father, friendship, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.7
 52
Lady Luck (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Through their individual trials and turbulence, three strangers are drawn together under one roof.
Style: psychological, light, unusual plot structure, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, love, relationship problems, family relations, couples, love and romance, strong female presence, romance, oral sex, male objectification, man in underwear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Interpreter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 80-year-old Ali Ungar comes across a book by a former SS officer describing his wartime activities in Slovakia. He realises his parents were executed by him. He sets out to take revenge but finds instead his 70-year-old son, Georg, a retired ...
Style: road movie, captivating, feel good, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust survivor, war criminal, road trip, old man, wedding party, father son relationship, womanizer, translator, senior citizen, father daughter relationship, elderly, female bartender ...
Time: 2010s
Place: vienna, slovakia, europe, austria, czech republic
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Welcome to Argentina (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marcus and his brother Antoine land in Argentina to celebrate their cousin's wedding and to discover the pleasures of the capital, Buenos-Aires. Marcus is joyful, while Antoine, who has just been dumped, is completely down. Marcus is well ...
Style: humorous, road movie, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: couples, family relations, wedding, on the road, self discovery, wedding party, brother brother relationship, friendship, society, siblings relations, bittersweet, pharmacist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A sly riff on the Prodigal Son story, Mika Kaurismaki's latest — about a joyless workaholic concert pianist who ends up on a wild ride with his long-lost rapscallion father — is a funny and cogent analysis of machismo, abandonment issues ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, road movie, captivating ...
Plot: reunion, father son relationship, on the road, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, road trip, absent father, dysfunctional family, getting home, legacy, diabetes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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69%
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Real Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Forbach, East of France, today. Mario, a man without much ambition, except where love is concerned, is back to square one after his wife left home. He now must raise his two adolescent daughters by himself, while going through some sort of a teenage ...
Style: psychological, humorous, light, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, school, family relations, youth, friendship, society, friends, female director, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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
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So Long Suburbia (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 64 min.
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Style: sexy, contemplative, captivating, unusual plot structure, queer cinema ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
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Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Musical Chairs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Perrine, a single, slightly awkward musician, loves birthday parties. One day she accidentally causes a man to fall into a skip at the waste disposal centre. When she learns that he´s in a coma, the young woman tries everything to awaken himand ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Plot: coma, violinist, hospital, boy, musician, teenager, fall in love, couples, family relations, parents and children, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
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The Very Private Life of Mister Sim (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: François Sim considers himself worthless and he may have good reasons for that. Hasn't he lost his job as well as his wife Caroline? Isn't he unable to relate to Lucy, his teenage daughter? Didn't he, when he was eighteen miss out on ...
Style: psychological, captivating, contemplative, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorced man, ex wife, salesman, depression, dentist, parents and children, family relations, new job, love and romance, husband wife relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A glam rock dilettante's life takes a dramatic turn when his ex unexpectedly drops their 11-year-old son off for the week.
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Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 103 min.
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Place: argentina
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: light, psychological, feel good, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
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51%
 6.8
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The Grump (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Iceland
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, humorous, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Style: tense, psychological, contemplative, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every year, Albert buys his daughter an initiatory journey to a European country. For her 17th birthday he chooses a trip to Sweden to look for a Viking's treasure. When they arrive in the rented house, it is occupied by Anika and Christine, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, art house
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure
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Story: Adult Camp is a comedy about the bumpy road to personal growth. A group of men and women, strangers to each other, choose to spend a different kind of summer holiday week by traveling to the beautiful Turku archipelago to participate in an inviting, ...
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Style: thought provoking, humorous, sincere, captivating
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Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Father's Bike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grandfather's wife unexpectedly leaves him for another man and this sparks a series of events. His son and grandson arrive from abroad and set of for a journey to find a woman dear to each of them.
Style: emotional, humorous, road movie, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, aging, on the road, parents and children, family problems, musician's life, father son relationship, teenager, father son reunion, musician, road trip, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
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Shining Moon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A jobless gay actor is offered the dream role of a lifetime in a feature film, but he must play an elderly drag. He will be forced to overcome his fears and prejudices to understand better himself and the others.
Style: psychological, sexy, sincere, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, latin, love and romance, couple relations, couples, actor's life, love, gay interest, fall in love, romance, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Acne (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage sexuality, school, prostitute, family relations, teenage boy, society, youth, lifestyle, sexual awakening, disco, tennis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%