Movies like Half of the World

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Half of the World (2009)
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Half of the World (2009)
Original name: La mitad del mundo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story is about a young man suffering mental retardation and sexual awakening, poet is charismatic and has the ability to pay attention to those little insignificant details of everyday life. His new status as a lover will bring popularity and with it problems will expose prejudice and false morality of a blinded people to wash their sins charged with the death of the less guilty.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating
Plot: older woman younger man sex, small town life, sexual awakening, love affair, society, lifestyle, small town, love interest, social relations, female nudity, male nudity, erection, teenage rape, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, wet t shirt, nipples visible through clothing, male full rear nudity, wife pregnant by another man, deep cleavage
Place: latin america

Most similar movies to Half of the World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, captivating and semi serious films with plots about society, social relations, small town, small town life, lifestyle, family relations and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Half of the World: Tre tocchi (2014), The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006), Pranchiyettan & The Saint (2010), Julian Po (1997), Harry's War (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tre tocchi (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Several actors are members of a amateur soccer team. They followed in their preparations for a particular audition and in their personal life. With about 6 actors this delivers a broad picture of Italian life in which the question what it means to ...
Style: psychological, captivating, humorous
Plot: family relations, family problems, family life, social relations, gender, mafia, social problems, society, life, lifestyle, relationship problems, athlete's life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.
Style: captivating, romantic, sincere, humorous
Plot: middle aged, postmodernism, male female relationship, love and romance, lifestyle, social relations, love story, romantic relationship, couple relations, love affair, love interest, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Pranchiyettan & The Saint (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Chirammal Enashu Francis, a.k.a. Pranchiyettan (Mammootty), is a successful businessman based in Thrissur. He is a devotee of Saint Francis of Assisi and often has imaginary conversations with the saint. His ancestors were rice traders, but he has ...
Style: captivating, psychological, humorous, slang
Plot: businessman, money, love, changing lives, couple relations, lifestyle, society, male female relationship, social relations, relationships, religious faith, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.0
 2K
Julian Po (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to kill himself.
Style: offbeat, touching, humorous, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: small town, social relations, misfit, dealing with death, society, clergy, friends, dark humor, friendship, on the road, human nature, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.1
 333
Harry's War (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his aunt dies of a heart attack while fighting the IRS, Harry Johnson decides to take up the cause.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: society, social relations, injustice, courtroom, vengeance, store, against the odds, small town, small town life, legal, ambition, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.0
 35K
Vizontele (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story takes place in a small town (called Hakkari) in Turkey at the beginning of the 70's. The time has come to bring technology into that small town. The first Television (or called Visiontele by the citizens) arrives and the chaos begins.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, culture clash, traditional versus modern, society, lifestyle, social relations, life changing experience, television, small town, mayor, radio, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: turkey, middle east, cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Good Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a mostly normal young man who makes the most out of fitting in when he obviously doesn't.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: small town, small town life, fish out of water, hopes, family problems, lifestyle, society, sport team, social relations, working class, dysfunctional family, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 390
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 ⇓
60%
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 6.9
 1K
Cowboys (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Six men, one woman (and her brother) come together with one goal - to make the play. It would be probably another common story that this theater group is composed of anti-heroes who float lost in time and space, in a town where it seems that the sun ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: theater, showbiz, homecoming, society, small town, culture clash, cowboy, stage play, rivalry, rules and policies, social relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 2K
Hula Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young women in a small Japanese town look to revive their home's declining fortunes by building a Hawaiian village tourist attraction.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: hopes, dancing, starting over, rise to the top, small town life, society, social relations, small town, working class, dancer's life, tourist attraction, bankruptcy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 1K
Mr. North (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: witch doctor, healing power, social relations, society, supernatural ability, small town, small town life, social differences, courtroom, high society, tutor, kiss ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Turkey Bowl (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 30-something urbanite is pulled back to his rural hometown by his high school buddies on Thanksgiving to finish The Turkey Bowl - an epic football game against their cross town rivals that was snowed out fifteen years prior.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, touching, meditative ...
Plot: football, friendship, storytelling, friendship between men, small town, sport, social relations, society, unlikely friendships, small town life, getting home, life philosophy ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 741
Rio Sex Comedy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Is this possible to reconcile individual happiness and social justice? It is the paradoxical search several foreigners installed in Brazil. Charlotte Rampling incarnates a British esthetic surgeon given to dissuade whoever would like to pass under ...
Style: sex comedy, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: tour guide, love affair, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, love and romance, society, couples, couple relations, human nature, social differences, culture clash, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: hopes, follow your dream, lifestyle, city life, friendship, on the road, society, love and romance, friends, couples, tough heroes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
House of Angels (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a small village in Västergötland, everything is turned upside-down when the local loner dies and his cottage is inherited by his unknown relative Fanny. She rides into tow on a big black motorcycle with her androgenic boyfriend Zack, wearing ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: small town, village, motorcycle, countryside, free spirit, gay, inheritance, human nature, small town life, village life, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 1K
Oki's Movie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A love story between a middle aged professor, a young female student who prepares a movie and a student/filmmaker who drinks too much.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, couples, hopes, filmmaking, romance, college professor, society, fall in love, student, rivalry, mountain, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 653
Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, gender, suburban life, small town, small town life, lifestyle, suburbs, obsession, denial, gays and lesbians, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Government Woman (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Xate is an ordinary woman from Midyat with eight children in tow. The only thing that sets her apart is her husband's job as Mayor of Midyat. Until, that is, an extraordinary day changes her life - and the lives of everyone else in Midyat. For ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: mayor, family life, parents and children, politics, life turned upside down, disorder, small town, society, state affairs, social relations, small town life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Roommates Party (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unusually cold winter forces the french government to push the best housed people to accommodate some poor fellow citizens. The decree called "Le Grand Partage" creates some trouble among the residents of a Paris upscale apartment block.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, satirical
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, class differences, living together, winter, social satire, society, social problems, new neighbor, family life, flatmate, lifestyle, family problems ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 766
Hard Sell (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Hardy Buchanan, a senior at an elite private school, needs to make some quick cash, he enlists the help of Bo, a beautiful runaway. Together, they devise an unconventional plan to profit off the wayward teens at Hardy's school. When the ...
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining, humorous, teen sex comedy
Plot: teenage life, family relations, parents and children, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first love, teen romance, teenage protagonist, love interest, love affair, lifestyle, love story, mother and son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hardboiled Egg (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Piero, from when he was a kid to fatherhood, over the background of the town of Livorno, Tuscany, where the director Virzì was born.
Style: semi serious, humorous, gloomy, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, bittersweet, working class, dysfunctional family, teenage love, factory worker, love and romance, youth, small town life, teenage life, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tuscany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 985
Normandy Nude (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the Mêle sur Sarthe, a small Norman village, farmers are affected by a crisis. Georges Balbuzard, the mayor of the city, is not one to let them down and decides to try everything to save his village ...
Style: melancholic, tragicomedy, atmospheric, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: jealous husband, farmer, nudism, small town life, helicopter, father daughter relationship, american abroad, butcher, husband wife relationship, female nudity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, protestor ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hi, Are You Alone? (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nina is a 20 years old girl from Valladolid who lives with her divorced father, an autoritarian and conservative man. Trini is of the same age and has lost her mother. For both Valladolid and their families have nothing to offer and therefore they ...
Style: road movie, captivating, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: travel, youth, society, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, escapades, human nature, life philosophy, beautiful scenery, teacher, wealth ...
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
All She Wants for Christmas (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forest City depends entirely on the Aikens Christmas decoration factory. Local economics graduate Judith 'Noelle' Dunn returned there to finish her thesis by analyzing the plant. A freak near-accident matches her with adventurous drifter ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, light ...
Plot: small town, christmas, love affair, romance, save the day, family relations, social relations, factory, mysterious character, workplace, loyalty, stock market ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 4K
Dalecarlians (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mia returns from Stockholm to her parents' home in a small town in Dalecarlia (Dalarna) to celebrate her father's 70th birthday. Her elder sisters Eivor and Gunilla welcome her, but their different lifestyles prevent them from really ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, contemplative
Plot: homecoming, family feud, small town, favoritism among siblings, dull life, lifestyle, siblings relations, society, dysfunctional family, female director, alcohol abuse, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Art of Crying (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Life is not easy for 11-year-old Allan living in South Jutland during the early 1970s. His mentally unstable father frequently threatens suicide and his mother has long since given up. It's up to Allan to keep the family together. When a rival ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, cult film
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, small town, child's point of view, lifestyle, young heroes, family life, life is a bitch, society, youth, family problems, hysteria ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Very Happy Alexander (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely free and inactive. Just a dog is occupied to carry food and newspapers to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: overbearing, farm, couples, retiring, lifestyle, friends, social relations, materialism, small town, couple relations, small town life, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 662
The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, celebrity culture, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 732
Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Vincent has an extraordinary ability: his strength and reflexes increase tenfold when in contact with water. To make full use of this gift, he settles in a region with many lakes and rivers, and that is isolated enough to allow him to live a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, emotional, humorous, touching ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, supernatural ability, hidden identity, supernatural, social relations, romance, river, small town, disorder, lake or river, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, atlantic ocean, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town is about a group of friends who live in the picturesque town of Beaver’s Ridge—the epitome of wholesomeness and strong family values. Their orderly life is interrupted by the homecoming of Cassie Cranston ...
Style: captivating, psychological, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: sex party, orgy, swinger, small town, bdsm, lingerie, sexually liberated, writers, revenge, promiscuous woman, swingers, group sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%