Movies like If Beale Street Could Talk

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If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
 7.6
 9K
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Genre: Crime, 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: rape, pregnancy, female nudity, crying man, black american, love, prison, money, lawyer, religion, jewish, friendship, subway, sister sister relationship, restaurant, injustice, loyalty, sculptor, little boy, childhood friend, unwed pregnancy, husband wife relationship, little girl, father son relationship, bathtub ...
Place: 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 sex, drinking, father daughter relationship, friendship, kiss, cigarette smoking and friend mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like If Beale Street Could Talk: Crown Heights (2017), Slingshot (2005), The Good Mother (1988), The Mudge Boy (2003), The Tenants (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, brooklyn new york city, violence, sex, prison, murder, beating, flash forward, bare breasts, female nudity, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 598
Slingshot (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two cunning and manipulative drifters venture into Farifield County, Connecticut looking to seduce wealthy and lonely housewives.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: infidelity, best friends, on the road, romance, small town, single parent, battle of the sexes, suburbs, crumbling marriage, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: gloomy, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: custody, false accusation, pregnancy, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, legal, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, connecticut, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Mudge Boy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duncan Mudge, mid-teens, lives apart from his rural world populated by his distant father and rough local kids. His main companionship is a chicken left after his mother's death until the neighbor's son befriends him.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: coming of age, misfit, chicken, gay sex, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, small town, dealing with death, bullying, parents and children, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.3
 907
The Tenants (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a Jewish novelist, Harry Lesser, struggling to complete his latest work, and his antagonistic relationship with a black writer who moves in down the hall.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, militant, obsession, urban, couple relations, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, society, city life, losing-it hero, writer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: fugitives, shooting, river, outlaw, police officer, prison escape, crime, love triangle, chase, on the road, crimes, suitcase full of money ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Loving the Bad Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This story focuses primarily on Julie Thompson (Christine Kelly), a young conservative Christian woman, who is truly tested by God and gives birth to a child conceived in rape. This decision leads her on a journey that forces her to explore and ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, christian film
Plot: prison, pregnancy, introspection, life turned upside down, religions or cults, life is a bitch, family in crisis, prison life, confined, society, family problems, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, summer vacation, coming of age, lgbt, sexual identity, folk music, hamburger, man in underwear, laughter, female athlete, book signing, tuxedo ...
Time: year 1968, year 1992
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Earthly Possessions (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an accomplice to helping the younger robber escape his pursuers. As ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: bank, on the road, escape, hostage, pregnancy, hostages, crime, couple relations, minister, romance, heist, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: neo noir, crime, love affair, college, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, cons and scams, student life, fall in love, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: obsession, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, love affair, parents and children, breakup, life turned upside down, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 11K
White Boy Rick (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough
Plot: informant, fbi, war on drugs, drug trafficking, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, arms dealing, buddies, culture clash, drug traffic, mother daughter relationship, crying man ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1987, year 1984, year 1986
Place: detroit, michigan, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 5K
Jamesy Boy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the true story of teenager James Burns who goes from a suburban street gang to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. He turns his life around in prison thanks to the unexpected friendship he forms with a convicted ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: prison, friendship, crime, prison life, confined, criminal, mentor, redemption, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, power relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 7K
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, estranged couple, traumatic childhood, tragic event, marriage proposal, car accident, sex, child abuse, jealousy, love triangle, suicide, death of mother ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Date with a Kidnapper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A woman living in a boarding house is kidnapped by a small-time criminal. Soon others in the gang try to take her away from him so they can get the ransom.
Plot: shotgun, stockholm syndrome, hillbilly, murder, revenge, rape, tequila, murphy bed, handgun, jukebox, cadillac, robbery ...
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, self discovery, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family relations, starting over, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, norway, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hurricane Streets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four close buddies who have a basement clubhouse; they ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, prison, smuggling, theft, friendship, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto, siblings relations, down on your luck, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, psychological
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, betrayal, dealing with death, human nature, romance, introspection, redemption, child illness, parents and children, true love, terminal illness ...
Place: poland, europe, holland, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: hysteria, farm, embezzlement, death of mother, death of wife, cemetery, fishing, hospital, jail, suicide, pregnancy, train station ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 18K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: tense, serious, clever, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, corruption, murder, crime, false accusation, whistleblower, bribery, political corruption, urban, moral dilemma, subway, criminal ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 132
Vipers (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Simon, a ruggedly handsome caretaker, takes a job at the lavish estate of world-renowned L.A. plastic surgeon, Dr. Trent Bortz, little does he suspect that he has stumbled into a nest of Vipers. But this ex-martial arts fighter discovers ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: wet dream, menage a trois, foursome, caretaker, blow job, scam, unhappy wife, lesbian cunnilingus, infidelity, seductress, father daughter relationship, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 4K
Simple Men (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, meanwhile, is equally determined to track down their long lost ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, radical, parents and children, on the road, missing person, crimes, romance, family relations, obsessive quest, siblings relations, haunted by the past, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, florida, maryland, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, cheating, infidelity, womanizer, romance, love, unlikely couple, college, love and romance, couples, rehabilitation, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, medical school, france, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 4K
Disco Pigs (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Pig and Runt born on the same day, in the same hospital, moments apart. Twins, all but by bloodline. Inseparable from birth, they are almost telepathic. They are one, needing no one else, inhabiting a delicate, insular and dangerous world where they ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: friendship, obsession, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples, friends, couple relations, coming of age, dancer, bus, police car ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 799
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: clever, serious, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, secret, infidelity, family life, college, family in crisis, parent child relationship, family problems, family relations, human nature, human spirit, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: touching, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, bohemian, protege, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, young lovers, parents and children, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 10K
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, sexual repression, college roommate, college freshman, wallpaper, watching someone, military draft ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Breaking and Entering (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a Bosnian woman – the mother of a troubled teen son – who was widowed by ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: architect, robbery, infidelity, immigrants, muslim, blackmail, thief, human nature, social differences, social decay, urban, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, bosnia, sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, starting over, self discovery, romance, social misfits, writer's life, sadness, going straight, college, rehabilitation, urban ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: racism, racial tension, interracial romance, small town, tragic hero, pregnancy, law firm, uncover truth, crime, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, infidelity ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%