Movies like Our Friend

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Our Friend (2019)
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Our Friend (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, supportive friend, best friends, friends, couple relations, relationships, couples, help, assistant, coping, terminal illness, support, love, christmas, dog, pregnancy, party, loneliness, new year, writers, forest, food, cancer ...
Time: year 2008, year 2011, year 2012, year 2010, year 2013, year 2014, year 2015
Place: new orleans

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, captivating and serious films with plots about kiss, drinking, drinking alcohol, friendship, husband wife relationship, friend and drink mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Our Friend: Vernie (2004), Love After Love (2017), Life Itself (2018), Ordinary Love (2019), Marjorie Prime (2017). 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, romance, life turned upside down, breakup, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france
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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, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, pregnancy, terminal illness, tragic hero, family problems, couples, best friends, hopes, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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77%
Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, writers, brother brother relationship, humiliation, death of father, female nudity, rain, marriage engagement, friend ...
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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.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, romantic
Plot: estranged couple, pregnancy, marriage, traumatic childhood, tragic event, marriage proposal, college, jealousy, storytelling, college student, terminal illness, little girl ...
Place: andalusia, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: sentimental, touching, suspenseful, philosophical, rough ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, hospital, cancer, couples, family relations, love and romance, life philosophy, romance, family, deadly, destiny ...
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Marjorie Prime (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.
Style: psychological, sincere, suspense, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: husband wife relationship, old woman, marriage, doctor, flash forward, death, aging, friendship, dead husband, family relations, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, future, year 1979
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The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, mccarthyism, romance, naval officer, radical, young lovers, couple relations, communist, adultery ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
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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: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: hitchhiker, family relations, domestic violence, couple relations, love affair, human nature, parents and children, starting over, life is a bitch, couples, destructive relationship, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, india, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, singleness, dishonesty, loneliness, adultery, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, australia, seattle washington ...
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62%
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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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: grief, pain, marriage, coping, chef, family relations, cooking and food, parents and children, restaurant, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, family relations, parents and children, husband wife relationship, mental illness, trust, neighbor, medication, nervous breakdown, youth, female director, absent parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s, year 1978 ...
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, boston, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Hero (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: cancer, actor, divorced man, older man younger woman relationship, audition, old man, terminal illness, father daughter relationship, dying, apology, friendship, doctor ...
Place: los angeles
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The World to Come (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two women who forge a close connection despite their isolation in the mid-19th-century American frontier.
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, controversial, psychological
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, husband wife relationship, couple relations, coping, motherhood, death, star crossed lovers, life is a bitch, guilt, tragic event ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 4K
The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, touching
Plot: lovers, lover, romance, wife husband relationship, marital problem, infidelity, love triangle, marriage, secret, adultery, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
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51%
 7.1
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5 to 7 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: extramarital affair, cheating wife, adultery, unfaithful wife, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, cheating on husband, infidelity, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: touching, psychological, contemplative, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, cheating wife, betrayal, adultery, forbidden love, family problems, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
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In the Family (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: In the town of Martin, Tennessee, Chip Hines, a precocious six year old, has only known life with his two dads, Cody and Joey. And a good life it is. When Cody dies suddenly in a car accident, Joey and Chip struggle to find their footing again. Just ...
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Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, drug use, marriage proposal, wedding, romance, love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, talky, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, hopes, lawyer, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, african american, reunion, women, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, captivating, exciting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, brother brother relationship, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, party, wedding, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york
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James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, terminal illness, promise, friendship, lie, chemotherapy, slacker, self destructing, cancer, new life ...
Time: year 1983, year 2000, year 2013
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, love affair, mother son relationship, sexual relations, lust, infidelity, sexual tension, fall in love, beach, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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46%
The Simian Line (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Simian Line is an American improvisational film, released in 2001. When Katharine (Lynn Redgrave) throws a party on Halloween, a psychic called Arnita (Tyne Daly) predicts that one of the three couples present at the party will break up by the ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: breakup, family relations, ghost, doubt, introspection, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance, supernatural ability, dull life, family problems, couples ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: serious, sincere, clever, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: family tradition, on the run, destiny, couple relations, family gatherings, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, fear, little girl, road not taken, urban, locked door ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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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, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, parents and children, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
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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: sincere, touching, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, forbidden love, couples, road not taken, human nature, parents and children, feminism, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, gay, lifestyle, introspection, city life, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, wedding, family relations, existentialism, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, czech republic, eastern europe, slovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The River (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Episodic study of feelings where six stories intertwine over one Saturday in a small town. Two boys save a young woman, Anni, and her baby from suicide by drowning. Esa, a down-on-his-luck musician in need of a loan, arrives to his father's ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: family relations, love and romance, dysfunctional family, couple relations, hopes, youth, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, estrangement, family problems, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland
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42%
Very Good Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: first sex, coming of age, love triangle, friendship, loss of virginity, youth, wooing, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, fall in love, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, romania, yale university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hateship Loveship (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, happy ending, family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, dysfunctional character, coping, ambition, love and romance, delusion, loneliness, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana, iowa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%