Movies like 92 in the Shade

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92 in the Shade (1975)
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92 in the Shade (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young drifter returns to his home in Key West, Florida and attempts to open a fishing charter business, provoking a dangerous feud with a rival fishing sea captain.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, drifter, graphic violence, human nature, couples, small town life, introspection, small town, uninhibited rivalry, social relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), fishing, feud, boat
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and offbeat films with plots about small town, small town life, social relations, family relations, couples, friendship and society mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like 92 in the Shade: Handle with Care (1977), Julian Po (1997), Mr. North (1988), Permanent Vacation (2007), Under Milk Wood (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Handle with Care (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interlaced stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: small town, radio, parents and children, love triangle, small town life, radio show, family relations, couples, social relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, tokyo, california
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95%
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Julian Po (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to kill himself.
Style: offbeat, touching, psychological, humorous, talky ...
Plot: small town, social relations, friends, dealing with death, misfit, society, clergy, small town life, friendship, human nature, on the road, suicidal ...
Time: 90s
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82%
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Mr. North (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: witch doctor, society, supernatural ability, social differences, small town life, small town, healing power, social relations, fireworks, high society, tutor, courtroom
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Permanent Vacation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A camping trip results in some twisted family memories in this off-the-wall black comedy. Hoping for one last family vacation before his children leave the nest, laid-back dad Eric Bury (Frank Harper) takes his brood to a trailer park teeming with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, insanity, oedipus complex, family vacation, husband wife relationship, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Under Milk Wood (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This Dylan Thomas work is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards!). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, contemplative, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: small town life, redemption, human nature, aging, hopes, social relations, small town, village, welsh, flashback, storyteller, blind man ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, fish out of water, gambling, on the road, partners, friendship, disorder, drifter, bohemian life, self discovery, jazz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, new york, ohio, usa, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Cockfighter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Warren Oates plays a world-weary gambler trying to make big money cockfighting. Always on the road, he works inside and outside the rules to try to work up to the biggest fight of the year.
Style: offbeat, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, comeback, friendship, small town, hopes, ambition, small town life, obsession, athlete and trainer, redemption, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Stay Hungry (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Stay Hungry is a 1976 dramatic comedy film by director Bob Rafelson from a screenplay by Charles Gaines. The story centers on a young Birmingham, Alabama, scion, played by Jeff Bridges, who gets involved in a shady real-estate deal. In order to ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: friendship, gym, bodybuilding, contests and competitions, society, romance, ambition, love and romance, rivalry, social differences, working class, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, twentieth century
Place: usa, alabama, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: thirtysomething life, dull life, disorder, self discovery, couples, life turned upside down, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, coming of age, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, youth, love, love and romance, looking for love, teenage love, coming of age, homecoming, small town life, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, americana, social differences, social relations, youth, save the day, love and romance, family relations, father son relationship, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
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Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, witty, suspense ...
Plot: prank, neighbor, feud, human nature, road not taken, suburbs, murder, disorder, couples, family relations, farce, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Geraldine's Fortune (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Geraldine Elmhurst Liddle - Deen to her friends - is up against five other contestants for the $2 million jackpot on the game show "Bring Home the Bacon!". News of her upcoming appearance on the show takes her small New Brunswick hometown ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, ambition, family relations, couples, parents and children, contests and competitions, rivalry, elderly, social relations, rags to riches, family secret, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Round Ireland with a Fridge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie tells the story of a disillusioned television personality whose career has stalled and who is looking for answers but doesn't know the questions. When his best friend taunts him for losing his sense of adventure Tony accepts a drunken ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, on the road, goofy hero, best friends, social relations, hitchhiking, travel, inspiration, screenwriter, silly humor, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Burnzy's Last Call (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A downtown Manahattan gin mill plays host to a series of comic vignettes.
Style: offbeat, humorous, sincere, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: bookies, human nature, alcohol abuse, introspection, rock, bar, aging, elderly, smoking, beer, female impersonator, gambler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Tiara Tahiti (1962)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: James Mason and John Mills star in this comedy-drama about a tough colonel and a refined captain who clashed during the war, and continue their personal battle in peace-time Tahiti.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: island, hotel, power relations, stock broker, military, ego clash, rivalry, starting over, uninhibited rivalry, resort, vengeance, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tahiti, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Street in Palermo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shut inside their cars, two women face off in a silent duel that is fought out in the intimate violence of their stares. A wholly female duel punctuated by the refusal to drink, eat and sleep; more obstinate than the sun of Palermo and more stubborn ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, offbeat ...
Plot: strong female presence, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, rivalry, woman woman relationship, lesbian, old woman, female director, blood, betting, car driving, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family problems, homecoming, couples, hopes, dysfunctional family, love and romance, eccentric family, couple relations, family life, family relations, estrangement, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Zapping (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: voyeurism, vengeance, couples, twins, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, male nudity, satire
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Blue Like Jazz (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man must find his own way as his Southern Baptist roots don't seem to be acceptable at his new liberal arts college.
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: college, bookstore, introspection, student life, social relations, youth, fall in love, philosophy, church, college life, campus, warehouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 646
Mapp & Lucia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
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Story: 1930s comedy drama based on EF Benson's novels, about the rivalry between two women in a quaint village.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: small town, rivalry, village, society, village life, small town life, social relations, priest, friendship, lesbian, gossip, snobbism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, human nature, lifestyle, family relations, romance, golden years, city life, couples, introspection, breakup, bittersweet, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Alex in Wonderland (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bohemian Alex Morrison has just finished directing his first feature length movie. In its previews, the movie is considered a critical, artistic and surefire commercial success. As such, Alex seemingly has his choice of what his next project will ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, nudity (full frontal - brief), vietnam war, imaginary kingdom, starting over, rebelliousness, celebrity culture, political unrest, drug abuse, couple relations, small town, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, future
Place: italy, vietnam, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, tv show, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, ambition, media, late night, media satire, television show, television, talk show host ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Guatemalan Handshake (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious power failure in a small mountain town coincides with the disappearance of one of its most eccentric young residents. Mystery piles upon mystery as his family and friends search for him, fail, and ultimately try to forget about him, an ...
Style: stylized, humorous, surreal, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, friendship, social relations, friends, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, best friends, missing person, family life, couples, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the New York Times best-selling novel by award winning author Wally Lamb. A vivid slice of 1960s life, Wishin' and Hopin' is a wise-and-witty holiday tale that celebrates where we've been-and how far we've come. In the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Plot: small town, christmas, coming of age, parents and children, teachers and students, catholic school, youth, family relations, substitute teacher, friendship, elementary school, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, orphan, friendship, strong female presence, teenage life, small town life, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, custody, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 3K
29th Street (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the life of Frank Pesce (Danny Aiello), an actor who won $6 million in the first New York State Lottery in 1976, this comedy focuses on the tight-knit Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn where Pesce grew up. It's also the story ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gambling, lottery, gangsters, ambition, society, gang, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, down on your luck, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
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Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, suburban life, gender, lifestyle, small town life, small town, suburbs, obsession, gays and lesbians, social relations, denial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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City Zero (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An engineer in charge of the production line of a factory in Moscow is sent to a small town to try to specify the distributor the new dimensions of a mechanic part they need. But in this town everybody seems to be crazy (a secretary who works naked, ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, atmospheric, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), small town life, satire, crimes, society, social relations, top executive, small town, boat, arrest, surrealism, suicide ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%