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Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)
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Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After living for years as a struggling artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends – Billy, Rocks and Gunderson – to help him retrace their greatest adventure together: a walk down the entire length of Manhattan.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, sentimental, realistic, contemplative, talky
Plot: on the road, friendship, best friends, cause and meaning, buddies, reunion, painter, romance, family relations, getting home, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about friends, buddies, friendship, society, lifestyle, disorder and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Growing Up and Other Lies: Hollidaysburg (2014), Pretty Bird (2008), I Love You Too (2010), Who's Your Monkey? (2007), Southbound Heist (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, youth, reunion, homecoming, society, college, small town life, small town, female director, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: americana, friendship, disorder, partners, dark humor, buddies, friends, desire for fame, unemployment, experimenting, profanity, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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I Love You Too (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, breakup, buddies, wooing, society, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, friends, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Who's Your Monkey? (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Jacksonville, Florida, four friends since grade school who are now in their early 30s face the challenges of adulthood: Hutto is about to become a father, Laith is intimidated by his girlfriend's sexuality, a grieving Bobby drinks heavily ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, disorder, nothing goes right, best friends, crimes, friends, dark humor, car accident, surgery, grief, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Southbound Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz and his friends take a road trip after discovering his landlord's plot to kill the creator of the Showboy magazine. Chaz must choose between his beloved magazines, his best friends, the girl of his dreams, or saving an innocent man's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friends, buddies, on the road, moral dilemma, road trip, slacker, magazine, garage, convention, bar
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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60%
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, friends, family relations, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, dublin ireland, cleveland ohio
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58%
Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Celeste (Margaret Cho) and Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels) escape their Midwest hometown for New York, and take on their high-school nemeses - the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - while discovering that true beauty lies within.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, misfit, tv show, friendship, on the road, friends, beauty salon, lifestyle, society, physical appearance, best friends, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, illinois
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57%
That's What She Said (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Longtime best friends Bebe and DeeDee are both wrestling with love. Bebe has met someone new and is in the exuberant phase of a budding romance. DeeDee is trying to move on from someone she can’t forget – mostly in destructive ways. As Bebe ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: city life, best friends, best friend, hung over, singleness, disorder, friends, nothing goes right, twentysomething life, lifestyle, strong female presence, friendship between men ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Immature (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Six high school friends who come to the quarantine and have to assume that they are far from their days of glory. With a lot of responsibilities above are all immersed in their various personal crises. But everything changes when a court to void the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, nothing goes right, reunion, thirtysomething life, buddies, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, high school graduation, friends, high school prom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
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Camp Takota (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With her personal and professional life in shambles, Elise ends up having to take a job as a counselor at her old summer camp. There, she reunites with two estranged friends who attended camp and never left. When the future of the camp is put in ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: summer camp, friendship, save the day, reunion, youth, instructor, fired from the job, rivalry, camp, family, strong female presence, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Harris Malden wears his insecurity on his face in a curious disguise for everyone to see. No one in the neighborhood, not even his best friend Paul or his brother Melvin, has the heart to tell him how ridiculous he looks with the thick black line ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Plot: birthday, friendship, family relations, friends, society, lifestyle, misfit, physical appearance, fake moustache, moustache, party, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
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Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, romance, looking for love, city life, lifestyle, buddies, rivalry, society, thirtysomething life, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dysfunctional Friends (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of college friends are reunited after the death of their very successful friend. The will dictates that each person will receive a large sum of money if they can all successfully stay in his mansion for a week. If one person leaves, everyone ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, estate, death of friend, inheritance, group of friends, funeral, rivalry, thirtysomething life, friends, gossip, mansion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
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Cavemen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Cavemen" is a comedic film with a slight edge of drama revolving around the lives of somewhat single, somewhat unemployed guys living in a warehouse converted to living quarters in the 'Arts District' of Downtown Los Angeles, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light
Plot: friends, lifestyle, singleness, buddies, love and romance, looking for love, life philosophy, womanizer, male female relationship, transformation, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Discoverers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Washed-up history professor Lewis Birch takes his begrudging teenagers Zoe and Jack on a road trip to a conference in hopes of jumpstarting his career and reconnecting with his kids. But, when Lewis’s estranged father Stanley goes missing on a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, light, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, road trip, love, bittersweet, highway travel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cruisin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Comedy - Devin Begley, Destiny Monique, Amanda Nix, Liana Mendoza, Noel Gugliemi
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friendship, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, buddies, social differences, disorder, profanity, nightlife, fight, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, true love, friends, misfit, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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49%
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The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, dark humor, couples, buddies, bittersweet, death of mother, couple relations, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Foursome (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four old friends reconnect at their 20-year college reunion.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: reunion, golf, friendship, lifestyle, buddies, best friends, couple relations, betrayal, old friends, couples, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Supporting Characters (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, witty, humorous
Plot: filmmaking, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, buddies, interracial friendship, marriage proposal, friends, urban, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A True Story (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, biting ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, ambition, friends, buddies, showbiz, hollywood, partners, writer's life, desire for fame, love, screenwriter, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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46%
Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, buddies, friends, journey, graphic violence, serial killer, misfit, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, introspection, romance, buddies, couple relations, couples, disorder, lifestyle, nothing goes right, marriage, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, road trip, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, new life, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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44%
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Dumbbells (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dumbbells is a light-hearted buddy comedy set amongst a group of misfit employees that work in a struggling fitness center in Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, buddies, basketball player, gym, ambition, recovery, society, social misfits, misfit, friends, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, self discovery, escapades, travel, death of friend, adventure, society, dealing with death, buddies, sexual content, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, thailand, asia, latin america ...
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Farm Girl in New York (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, audition, looking for sex, cons and scams, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, broadway, looking for love, inspiration, broadway musical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 9K
Lola Versus (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just three weeks before her wedding, Lola (Greta Gerwig) finds herself suddenly without a partner when her longtime fiance, Luke (Joel Kinnaman), dumps her. With her 30th birthday looming and being forced to re-enter the New York City dating scene, ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: singleness, breakup, couples, romance, starting over, best friends, life turned upside down, disorder, hopes, lifestyle, introspection, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
True Adolescents (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At 34, struggling Seattle musician Sam finds himself broke, jobless and losing touch with the person he wants to become. When his girlfriend kicks him out, he's forced to crash with his Aunt Sharon and is reluctantly enlisted to take her teen ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, friends, on the road, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, youth, wilderness, coming of age, thirtysomething life, campfire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, talky, cynical ...
Plot: friends, society, self discovery, friendship, dull life, ambition, youth, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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41%