Movies like Burning Man

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Burning Man (2011)
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Burning Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: grief, pain, marriage, coping, chef, family relations, parents and children, cooking and food, restaurant, romance, love and romance, couples, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, friend, reckless driving, cancer, aunt nephew relationship, friends, sex, dancing, school, prostitute, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Burning Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and sentimental films with plots about kiss, love and romance, family relations, couples, friendship, husband wife relationship and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Burning Man: Blow Dry (2001), Look Both Ways (2005), Ordinary Love (2019), Mostly Martha (2001), Feast of Love (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, touching, meditative, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love affair, obsession, life turned upside down, romance, couple relations, parents and children, breakup, hopes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, paris france
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95%
 6.2
 9K
Blow Dry (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The annual British Hairdressing Championship comes to Keighley, a town where Phil and son Brian run a barbershop and Phil's ex-wife Shelly and her lover Sandra run a beauty salon.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, rivalry, beauty salon, model, hairdresser, working class, relationship vs career, follow your dream, love and romance, ambition, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Look Both Ways (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During one unusually hot weekend, four friends struggle after hearing some life-changing news.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, pregnancy, family relations, romance, journalism, couple relations, human nature, looking for love, parents and children, husband wife relationship, museum, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Ordinary Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An extraordinary look at the lives of a middle-aged couple in the midst of the wife's breast cancer diagnosis.
Style: touching, sentimental, philosophical, rough, captivating ...
Plot: love, husband wife relationship, hospital, cancer, family relations, romance, couples, family, life philosophy, love and romance, lung cancer, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Mostly Martha (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Martha is a single woman who lives for one passion: cooking. The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, chef, cooking, cooking and food, family relations, love, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, single parent, family problems, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.6
 17K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, wedding, marriage proposal, drug use, romance, love, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Goodbye to All That (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Otto Wall is just a little unlucky in life, and unbeknownst to him, in love. When his wife suddenly asks for a divorce, he bounces between a search for answers, desperate attempts to stay connected to his daughter, and his fateful reentry into the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, single parent, starting over, hopes, parents and children, romance, disorder, suburbs, divorce, lie, friendship, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.0
 882
New Life (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benjamin Morton's life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. ...
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: childhood love, childhood friend, relationships, friendship, tragic event, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cancer, terminal illness, car accident, couples, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends in love, relationship problems, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, platonic, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, brooklyn new york city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.5
 735
Clara and Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Antoine has what every young single man could wish: a promising career, true and loyal friends, and an apartment of his own. However, he's a lonely man, until he meets Clara, a beautiful and exciting woman, and deeply falls in love with her. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: parents and children, love affair, fall in love, lovers reunited, introspection, self discovery, midlife crisis, couples, singleness, family relations, thirtysomething life, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, couple relations, dishonesty, singleness, loneliness, adultery, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, seattle, harlem, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, fall in love, first love, teenage life, teenager, cancer, youth, love and romance, dealing with death, fighting illness, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.1
 880
Eden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fat German star restaurant chef Gregor shows romantic interest in waitress Eden Drebb. She's happily married to hunky Xaver Drebb, but feels romantically neglected. Gregor's deserts seduce her, first trough her brat daughter Leonie, to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, restaurant, lifestyle, fall in love, forbidden love, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, wooing, swimming, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Face of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, love affair, widow, physical appearance, romance, couples, delusion, secret, friendship, sadness, art class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 22K
I Am Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend, makes her senses kindle.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, meditative, emotional, intense ...
Plot: high society, older woman younger man relationship, chef, adultery, infidelity, family relations, older woman younger man sex, food, bourgeoisie, love triangle, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, london, nice france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 40K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, true love, couples, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, romance, moral dilemma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, medical student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1946, year 1989, year 1988
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 9K
The Greatest (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, teenage mother, childhood sweetheart, loss of son, family relations, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, death in the family, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, year 2009
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 45
Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, friendship, terminal illness, pregnancy, tragic hero, family problems, couples, romance, hopes, best friends, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 3K
Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, friendship, fall in love, gay relationship, pregnancy, gay teenager, couple relations, looking for love, couples, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: denmark, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
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Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, beautiful scenery, dying, death of mother, wedding, death, friendship, women ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic, entertaining ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, dealing with death, gay, friendship, adultery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex, male female relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, prague, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lovely, Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, elderly, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family values, angst, love and romance, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, mind game, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, human nature, nothing goes right, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Tiptoes (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, love, fall in love, family relations, siblings relations, family life, couples, family problems, love and romance, youth, dysfunctional family, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Cherry Blossoms (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband, Rudi, has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children. Of course, the kids don't know the real reason they're visiting -- and the catch is, neither does ...
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, family reunited, couples, romance, age difference, couple relations, family, dancer, loss of spouse, dancer's life, unfulfillment, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, europe, germany, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: England, 1932. Today is Dolly Thatcham's wedding day, and her family is arriving at the manor house with all the cheerfulness, chaos and grievances that accompany such gatherings. Trouble soon appears in the shape of Joseph, Dolly's lover ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, lovers reunited, under the surface, love and romance, parents and children, introspection, family problems, love triangle, ex lover, estate, family relations, wedding day ...
Time: 1930s, contemporary, 20th century, year 1932
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 21K
Alone (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alper is in his mid 30s and a good chef at his own restaurant. He loves luxury and spends his life with one-night stands and paid love. One day, his life changes utterly as he walks into a second-hand shop where he first encounters Ada who is in her ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, romance, chef, cooking and food, bittersweet, breakup, love and romance, sexual content, estrangement, casual sex, free spirited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 536
Free Radicals (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the death of Manu (Resetarits) in a car accident, the film relates the interwoven stories of several people who become indirectly connected by the events and aftermath of the crash.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: teenage life, introspection, love affair, family problems, couples, parents and children, dysfunctional family, destructive relationship, hopes, love and romance, youth, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, brazil, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 34K
Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, mother son relationship, love affair, sexual relations, infidelity, lust, sexual tension, fall in love, beach, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, betrayal, pregnancy, fall in love, love affair, parents and children, haunted by the past, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%