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Real Lies (2014)
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Real Lies (2014)
Original name: Le vrai du faux
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marco Valois wants to direct a serious movie inspired by the life of a soldier living with post-traumatic stress disorder. He soon realizes that the young soldier home from Afghanistan won't open up that easily. Marco, willing to do just about anything to get his story, follows Éric Lebel to his hometown.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friends, mental illness, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, introspection, showbiz, misfit, hopes, buddies, unfulfillment, bittersweet, soldier, afghanistan veteran, movie business, post traumatic stress disorder, male nudity, pubic hair, film making
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and captivating films with plots about hopes, introspection, artists and showbiz, friends, unfulfillment, bittersweet and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Real Lies: An American in Hollywood (2014), Blockbuster (2013), Audition (2005), Questione di cuore (2009), The High Pressures (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: fall in love, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, showbiz, buddies, filmmaking, hollywood, friends, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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95%
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Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: introspection, artists and showbiz, redemption, golden years, unfulfillment, aging, filmmaking, hopes, actor's life, elderly, bittersweet, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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92%
 7.2
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Audition (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Louis is "repo man" who is no stranger to strong-arm tactics in his work, but he has dreamed of becoming an actor since he was a child. When cousin helps him get an audition, he gets the help of a fam... read more ous actor to him secretly ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: relationship vs career, chance, audition, career change, pregnancy, rehearsal, couples, filmmaking, introspection, hopes, dream, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Garage owner Angelo and big-time film producer Alberto find themselves occupying neighbouring beds in a Rome hospital after suffering heart attacks. Alberto is a gregarious joker - and chain smoker - who has a strong effect on the impressionable ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, friends, buddies, hopes, hospital, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, storytelling, unsuccessful, dealing with death, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of serching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, artists and showbiz, workplace, workplace situations, human nature, introspection, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 207
Route 132 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two old friends and small-time crooks embark on a crime spree, but take an unexpected detour that could lead them down the road to redemption.
Style: road movie, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, crime spree, self discovery, friends, introspection, haunted by the past, partners, crimes, buddies, countryside, dealing with death, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 215
Self Made (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Self Made tells the story of two women - one Israeli, the other Palestinian- who are trapped within their respective worlds. After a mix-up at a checkpoint, they find themselves living the life of the other on the opposite side of the border.
Style: humorous, surreal, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: couples, self discovery, memory loss, introspection, mistaken identity, society, disorder, love and romance, impossible love, hopes, military life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestinian authority, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 471
Pater (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier drink together in bars while coming up with tall tales.
Style: realistic, serious, experimental, contemplative
Plot: friends, buddies, artists and showbiz, film within a film, filmmaking, ethics, role playing, french politics, retiring, bakery, necktie, business ethics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Cut Loose (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist is about to settle with his girlfriend when his life and views get shaken up by the young and beautiful Pakistani refugee Nadia. At work his ideals are more and more confronted with the harsh reality of modern urban society, while his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, humorous, touching ...
Plot: racism, media, journalism, life is a bitch, society, self discovery, introspection, immigrants, misfit, unfulfillment, hopes, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last Elvis (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the unique world of the Buenos Aires celebrity-impersonator scene, “Elvis” Gutiérrez is a star. By day, though, he must contend with a dead-end factory job and an ex-wife who worries about how his obsessive behavior affects their young ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: introspection, obsession, family relations, artists and showbiz, social misfits, performer's life, unfulfillment, misfit, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, midlife crisis, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 10K
Luck by Chance (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Not wanting the same fate as befell her sisters, Sona Mishra re-locates to Mumbai to try to make a living making movies, but she soon finds that the path she has chosen is not an easy one.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: ambition, underdog, rise to the top, lifestyle, showbiz, starlet, actor's life, artists and showbiz, introspection, selfishness, rehearsal, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
 72
Hated (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll are what a young underground punk band are striving for, but once they get a taste of it, they are forced to decide how far they're willing to go for fame and fortune and who they're willing to leave ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, desire for fame, rise and fall, ambition, music band, youth, artists and showbiz, showbiz, friends, punk, music, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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45%
 6.8
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Summer (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Shaun and Daz are vibrant kids, wasted by their experience of education. All they have is friendship and Shaun's first love Katy. From the moment Shaun steps into our world he is bound to lose. Labeled as a violent bully he destroys himself and ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: friendship, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, haunted by the past, friends, disability, hopes, misfit, father son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 168
Chubby (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chubby is the nickname of Kevin, a 12 years old kid already weights 100 kilos (220.46 lb). If he keeps devours fries, pastries and ice cream everyday, he's gonna have heart attack sooner or later unless he decides to change his diet to turn ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, friends, youth, physical appearance, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, misfit, coming of age, bittersweet
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 708
The Lie (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.
Style: realistic, psychological, contemplative, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, couples, boss and employee, parents and children, couple relations, profanity, lifestyle, coming of age, unfulfillment, family relations, power relations, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Third Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
Style: emotional, humorous, contemplative, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, wilderness, introspection, friends, free spirited, one last chance, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 196
Triptych (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted and inspired from the play Lipsynch, Triptyque is a contemporary urban saga that tells the story of Michelle (Lise Castonguay) a schizophrenic bookseller, Marie (Frédérike Bédard), singer and actress, and Thomas (Hans Piesbergen), a ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: destiny, mental illness, society, hopes, surgical operation, schizophrenic, jazz singer, poetry, sister sister relationship, book seller, neurologist, brain tumor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 525
Erratum (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michał jedzie do miasta swojego urodzenia, aby załatwić sprawę o którą prosi go szef i od razu wracać. Sprawy przybierają jednak inny obrót. Michał musi pozostać tu parę dni dłużej. Chodząc po mieście spotyka bliskie mu niegdyś ...
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, homecoming, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, buddies, hopes, redemption, bittersweet, estrangement, profanity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 126
Voice Over (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married woman — seeking to purify herself through a "disconnection vow" — leaves her husband and returns to her parents’ home, but finds a situation far from the peace and quiet she had imagined.
Style: semi serious, witty, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, disorder, introspection, nothing goes right, dull life, breakup, couples, strong female presence, parents and children, unfulfillment, siblings relations, homecoming
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most ...
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, unfulfillment, aging, postmodernism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Family Hero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a cabaret in Nice called "Le perroquet bleu" ("The blue parrot"). The innkeeper, Gabriel, dies at the beginning of the movie and leave his business to his godchildren : Nino and Marianne, whom father had been taken ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, introspection, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, wooing, nightlife, jazz, nightclub, family business, sexual content, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
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Foreverland (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sufferer of cystic fibrosis travels to a legendary shrine that reputedly has the power to heal his condition.
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: healing power, miraculous event, hopes, self discovery, on the road, last wish, bittersweet, life is a bitch, terminal illness, road trip, church, shrine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, canada, latin america, washington state, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 8K
Inside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man's life, thoughts, feelings and his very own darkness... Adapted from Dostoevsky's novel "Notes from Undergroud", Demirkubuz follows Muharrem as he gets himself invited to a party where he is not welcome, just to find ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating
Plot: human nature, cause and meaning, introspection, writer's life, hopes, artists and showbiz, humiliation, loneliness, party, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.8
 34
Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: emotional, contemplative, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: ambition, introspection, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, hopes, strong female presence, women, dancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dangerous Parking (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Noah Arkwright, a successful, hard living and indulgent independent British film director, finally decides to try and defeat the many addictions that are destroying him, his career and the people who care for him. But Mother Nature has other tests ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, hopes, sex addict, starting over, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, verbal byplay, terminal illness, pubic hair, male genitalia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, introspection, one more chance, musician's life, religions or cults, showbiz, lifestyle, hip hop, ambition, hopes, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 417
Write & Wrong (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: They say with age comes wisdom, but unfortunately, in Hollywood, no one seems to care. Quickly approaching her fiftieth birthday, talented and once-famous screenwriter Byrdie has lately had a hard time finding work in the movie biz. As she's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: showbiz, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, friends, fall in love, discrimination, writer's life, love and romance, elderly, false identity, working the system, underwear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Like You Know It All (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Delightfully comic exploration of the emotional and social geography of an art-house film director.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, uplifting, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, couple relations, haunted by the past, forbidden love, friends, filmmaking, film making, sexual content, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 387
Mobile Home (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having broken up with his girlfriend and left his job, Simon has come back to his small hometown in the countryside, where he meets up again with his old friend Julien. The two thirty-year-old, unemployed and idle men decide to reinvest in an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, road movie
Plot: friendship, dream come true, introspection, starting over, hopes, bittersweet, thirtysomething life, small town, countryside, money problems, journey, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 706
The Auction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support ...
Style: realistic, touching, contemplative, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: countryside, farm, parents and children, selflessness, family relations, introspection, elderly, father daughter relationship, bittersweet, hopes, golden years, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%