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If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
 7.2
 27K
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.
Plot: lawyer, love story, young adult, love, prison, rape, pregnancy, money, religion, jewish, friendship, female nudity, sex scene, subway, racism, sister sister relationship, alcoholic, restaurant, african american, injustice, justice, childbirth, baby boy, sexual harassment, kiss ...
Place: harlem, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, puerto rico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and talky films with plots about kiss, drinking, sex, father daughter relationship, drink, mother daughter relationship and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like If Beale Street Could Talk: The Good Mother (1988), Personal Velocity (2002), Medicine for Melancholy (2008), Focus (2001), Princess Cyd (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Good Mother (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: custody, pregnancy, false accusation, custody battle, piano, sculptor, courtroom drama, single parent, family in crisis, dedicated lawyer, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, connecticut, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: gloomy, touching, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, breakup, family relations, postmodernism, love affair, couple relations, hopes, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: psychological, gloomy, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: hitchhiker, pregnancy, youth, domestic violence, self discovery, starting over, couples, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, norway, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Medicine for Melancholy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Waking from a one-night stand that neither remembers, Micah and Joanne find themselves wandering the streets of San Francisco, sharing coffee and conversation and searching for a deeper connection.
Style: semi serious, sincere, talky, realistic, mumblecore
Audience: date night
Plot: cycling, politics, urban, human nature, introspection, lifestyle, society, couples, city life, love and romance, twentysomething life, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.8
 3K
Focus (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the waning months of World War II, a man and his wife are mistakenly identified as Jews by their anti-Semitic Brooklyn neighbors. Suddenly the victims of religious and racial persecution, they find themselves aligned with a local Jewish immigrant ...
Style: disturbing, talky, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: anti semitism, racism, injustice, discrimination, job seeking, false accusation, mistaken identity, society, sexual abuse, disorder, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 2K
Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Plot: novelist, lgbt, sexual identity, coming of age, summer vacation, kitchen, first lesbian experience, black man white woman relationship, female sexuality, black bra, chess, 16 year old ...
Time: year 1968, year 1992
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, fall in love, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, hopes, love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, france, medical school, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 11K
Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: talky, intellectual, dramatic, earnest, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, jewish, culture clash, friendship, hospital, nervous breakdown, car radio, communist, puritan, college dean, democracy ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Forbidden Relations (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a love affair develops between a half brother and half-sister. When pregnancy results and word gets out the public is outraged.
Plot: coffin, infidelity, bus, jail, cemetery, extramarital affair, controversy, death of mother, swimming, police, beating, death of wife ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 26K
The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: quarantine, prostitution, corruption, prostitute, confession, boat, theft, dancer, polish, money, doctor, escape ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, poland, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 2K
Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, touching ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, protege, bohemian, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, hopes, fall in love, celebrity culture, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Julie Walking Home (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, Poland, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Julie's son is dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart. She goes to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands. Julie finds not only a magical cure for her son, but also comes across a love so pure it begins to heal the ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, emotional, serious
Plot: pregnancy, betrayal, infidelity, danger, twins, dealing with death, parents and children, romance, child illness, curses spells and rituals, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Place: poland, holland, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 11K
Poetic Justice (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Style: road movie, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, starting over, self discovery, romance, survival, homecoming, gang, going straight, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hester Street (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keats plays a Russian emigre who prides himself on the way he's molded himself into a real Yankee in the USA, though the world he lives in, New York's Lower East Side in the late 19th century, is almost exclusively populated by ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: rabbi, loan, infidelity, culture clash, self discovery, immigrants, love and romance, romance, family relations, religions or cults, new wave, misfit ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: new york, usa, america, manhattan new york city, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 10K
Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: unreliable narrator, pregnancy, estranged couple, traumatic childhood, sex, girl, car accident, singing, crying woman, orphan, little boy, gun ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 6K
Uncertainty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Every choice has a consequence. But what if the flip of a coin could trigger two separate but parallel destinies? Bobby (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Kate (Lynn Collins) are a young New York couple at a crossroads whose lives are about to take very ...
Style: clever, sincere, serious, offbeat, captivating
Plot: on the run, family tradition, destiny, road not taken, couple relations, family gatherings, urban, dog, cigarette smoking, song, library, reading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Crown Heights (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Colin Warner was wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devoted his life to proving his innocence.
Plot: miscarriage of justice, wrongful conviction, wedding, guilt, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, telephone, release from prison, irish american, shooting, trial, baby girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, african american, voyeurism, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, couple relations, society, spouse leaving, family relations, abandoned, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.6
 375
Loving Couples (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives.
Plot: female nudity, birthday, flowers, hiding under a table, lesbian kiss, gun, singing, dressing, seduction, kitchen, girl, wedding cake ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: realistic, touching, gloomy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, infidelity, dishonesty, looking for love, couples, friends, couple relations, lifestyle, urban, reggae, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, australia, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Price Above Rubies (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life.
Style: touching, serious, talky, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, self discovery, love affair, dishonesty, couples, society, introspection, hopes, love and romance, interracial relations, couple relations, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 16K
By the Sea (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Malta, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of ...
Style: depressing, artsy, melancholic, scenic, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, unhappiness, travel, self pity, voyeurism, depression, husband wife relationship, manuscript, lie, marriage, overhearing sex, honeymoon ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Turkish Delight (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a beautiful young girl. The story follows the arc of ...
Style: serious, erotic, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: sculptor, couples, dishonesty, tragic love, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance, celebrity culture, couple relations, exploit, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, touching, talky, serious ...
Plot: aging, starting over, writer's life, friendship, understanding, human nature, graduation, vitality, friends, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 15K
Jungle Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: architect, infidelity, interracial romance, love affair, drug abuse, addiction, dishonesty, couples, life is a bitch, romance, couple relations, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 817
Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: touching, sentimental, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, secret, human spirit, family life, family problems, couples, family in crisis, siblings relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, love triangle, pregnancy, self discovery, bisexual, tantrum, gays and lesbians, lgbt, friends, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa, new york, woodstock, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, unfaithful wife, love affair, couples, suburban life, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 612
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: clever, semi serious, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, crumbling marriage, school, college, human nature, society, lifestyle, feminism, gender, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, african american, addiction, self destructing, family relations, wedding preparations and rituals, family problems, family life, couples, estrangement, family secret, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%