Movies like Can You Ever Forgive Me?

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.
Plot: cat, forgery, lesbian, gay, party, money, alcoholic, restaurant, courtroom, singing, theft, song, lesbian relationship, singer, deception, bartender, female protagonist, fat woman, alcoholics anonymous, cafe, letter, bar, pet cat, female criminal, friend ...
Time: year 1991
Place: manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, humorous and semi serious films with plots about drinking, money, drink, telephone call, drunkenness, cigarette smoking and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Infamous (2006), Color Me Kubrick (2005), Conviction (2010), Withnail & I (1987), Identity Thief (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: witty, talky, psychological, clever, sincere ...
Plot: murder, obsession, friendship, investigation, homosexual, execution, hanging, singer, newspaper, respect, writer's life, gay ...
Time: 1960s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, manhattan new york city, mexico, new york ...
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95%
Color Me Kubrick (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Canada, Isle Of Man
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.
Style: witty, biting, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, gays and lesbians, hidden identity, lifestyle, couples, disorder, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, celebrity culture, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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90%
 7.2
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Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: convict, injustice, false accusation, lawyer, murder, fighting the system, prison, innocence, trial, courtroom, law school, testimony ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 36K
Withnail & I (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the ...
Style: witty, talky, dark humor, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, friendship, countryside, unemployment, money, cafe, strangulation, cigar smoking, cottage, farmer, darkness, poverty ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: london, england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Identity Thief (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, absurd, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, thief, crime, escapades, road trip, cons and scams, dishonesty, pretense, identity, on the road, dumb, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, colorado, usa, florida, cross country ...
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75%
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Plot: drawing, car accident, alcoholic, paralysis, social worker, cartoonist, paraplegic, liquor store, hiv positive, caught in the rain, rehabilitation, group therapy ...
Time: year 1972
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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68%
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St. Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, neighbor, family relations, parents and children, youth, coming of age, drinking, mentor, divorce, unlikely friendships, husband wife relationship, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1946
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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68%
 6.4
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Flawless (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, friendship, disability, culture clash, gender bending, friends, gender, gay, loneliness, prejudice, hotel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Plot: cat, street musician, pet cat, human animal relationship, drug addict, homeless, addiction, singer, guitarist, moral transformation, drug dealer, pharmacy ...
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62%
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, captivating, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: rise and fall, success, ambition, wall street, cons and scams, millionaire, hotshot hero, blind ambition, money, greed, yuppie, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, big ben london, bahamas, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: dark humor, clever, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, estate, manipulations, love affair, dishonesty, loss of fortune, deadly, society, palaces castles and temples, cons and scams, crime, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: austria, europe, japan, central europe, bavaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Out of Blue (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.
Plot: father daughter relationship, drinking, listening to music, drink, crying man, restaurant, drunkenness, fainting, cafe, song, portrait painting, hallucination ...
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57%
 7.2
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Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Plot: iraq war, september 11 2001, vice president, war on terror, white house, crying woman, terrorist, alcoholic, tv news, hit by a car, fight, u.s. president ...
Time: year 1963, 2010s
Place: united states, pentagon, wyoming, america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, romantic, cynical ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, prison, confined, homosexual, deception, prison life, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 2006, year 1998
Place: miami, texas, florida, georgia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Girl, Three Guys, and a Gun (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Three smalltown friends looking to leave their troubles behind come up with a robbery scheme to fund their trip to the big city. But as their plan goes awry and the authorities become involved, they are left with no other alternative but to take ...
Plot: telephone call, friendship, drinking, punched in the face, bar, drink, map, friend, armed robbery, old man, money, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Swingers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is a story about Mike, a guy who left his girl in New York when he came to LA to be a star. It's been six months since his girlfriend left him and he's not doing so good. So, his pal and some other friends try and get him back in the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, entertaining, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor, party, hollywood, starting over, friendship, clubbing, friends, buddies, machismo, dating, self esteem, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, kindergarten, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: talky, realistic, offbeat, touching, tragicomedy ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, poet, cat, homosexual, gay, adoption, psychiatrist, virginity, mentally unstable, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Stealing Sinatra (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story
Style: realistic, dark humor, humorous, semi serious
Plot: kidnapping, confined, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, hostages, unlikely criminals, crimes, celebrity culture, disorder, crime gone awry, loan, ransom demand ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1963
Place: paris france, dallas texas, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.2
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The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, realistic, witty, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: sexual exploration, cat, sexuality, priest, therapist, poet, baseball, disability, power outage, judaism, sexual awakening, male virgin ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
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Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, redemption, criminal's revenge, temperamental, criminal heroes, crimes, hopes, prison, sex scene, ex convict, father daughter estrangement, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, france, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Winter Passing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, realistic, clever, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: audition, homecoming, dysfunctional family, addiction, hopes, couple relations, parents and children, dull life, life is a bitch, introspection, lifestyle, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, michigan, new jersey
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46%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, terminal illness, on the road, self discovery, gender, partners, couples, unlikely criminals, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, cross country, san diego california, pakistan, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Strange Relations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama - A NYC psychiatrist is diagnosed with leukemia - and when he finds out he was adopted, he travels to England in search of his birth mother and some answers. - Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional
Plot: adoption, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, dealing with death, family relations, uncover truth, working class, family problems, transplant, eccentric family, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, england, europe, new york, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.2
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Girls Trip (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.
Style: buddy comedy
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sunglasses, friendship between women, pendant, infertility, stun gun, praying, sausage, awkward situation, aunt nephew relationship, vagina, male objectification, fired from the job ...
Time: year 2012, year 1998, year 2008, year 2004, year 2011 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Listen Up Philip (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, clever, serious, sincere ...
Plot: dull life, artists and showbiz, writer's life, unfulfillment, couples, narcissist, loneliness, sarcasm, suicide, writing, necktie, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
American Splendor (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
Style: neurotic, realistic, stylized, cynical, clever ...
Plot: loneliness, depression, artist, loser, teacher, marriage, anger, eating disorder, letter, greeting card, writer's life, collector ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: sincere, bleak, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: heist, crime and punishment, love triangle, impossible love, society, death row, confined, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1964, year 1959, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, road movie, captivating, funny ...
Plot: racism, friendship, musician, interracial friendship, prejudice, chauffeur, travel, driver, pianist, friendship between men, black american, italian american ...
Time: 1960s, 2010s, year 1962, 60s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, kentucky, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
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Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, lesbian, rape, destructive relationship, tragic love, murder, prostitution, death penalty, sexual abuse, death sentence, female killer ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, michigan, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 27K
Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rock star, elderly, aging, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, hopes, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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