Movies like Across the Moon

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Across the Moon (1994)
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Across the Moon (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two young women bond while living together out in the California desert to be close to their boyfriends who are serving time at the nearby state prison.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prison, desert, prisoner, on the road, friendship, friends, romance, love and romance, hopes, small town life, working class, small town, single parent, social relations, female director, cowboy, male nudity, murder
Time: 90s
Place: california, beverly hills

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Most similar movies to Across the Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, friends, friendship, small town and hopes mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Across the Moon: Just Add Water (2008), No Looking Back (1998), All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007), Mystic Pizza (1988), Not Cool (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Just Add Water (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: romance, addiction, family relations, hopes, drug dealing, love and romance, dysfunctional family, working class, self discovery, couple relations, eccentric family, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, looking for love, romance, human nature, parents and children, teenage life, family life, lifestyle, family in crisis, society, loneliness, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
No Looking Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlie returns to his old town where he meets his ex-girlfriend again and tries to get her back.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, love triangle, old love, waitress, working class, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, small town life, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, self discovery, friendship, introspection, destiny, platonic, unfulfillment, hopes, male female relationship, bittersweet, youth, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, tokyo, montreal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, siblings relations, teenage life, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 6K
Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, college life, youth, unlikely couple, friends, small town, homecoming, small town life, romance, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 33K
Doc Hollywood (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After leaving Washington D.C. hospital, plastic surgeon Ben Stone heads for California, where a lucrative practice in Beverly Hills awaits. After a car accident, he's sentenced to perform as the community's general practitioner.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, small town, misfit, romance, love and romance, happy ending, self discovery, new love, fall in love, hospital, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, south carolina, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
California Dreaming (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young T.T. comes from Chicago to spend the summer in California. He slowly becomes "California-ized," while learning about love and life in the Golden State.
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, beach, lifestyle, coming of age, misfit, love and romance, romance, couples, disorder, youth, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Grand Theft Parsons (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: musician, musician's life, on the road, friendship, chase, overdose, rock star, psychopath, couples, friends, nanny, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, romance, babies and infants, youth, couples, family relations, marriage, on the road, female director, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Muffin Top: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Muffin Top: A Love Story" is the story of Suzanne (Cathryn Michon) a Women's Studies Pop Culture professor at Malibu University, who studies images of women in the media for a living, and yet is made insecure by the constant parade ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, singleness, couples, physical appearance, romance, love and romance, friends, sexual content, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, love affair, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, first date, best friend, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a 25 year old virgin girl, looking for the right boyfriend, not realizing that "the one" has been next to her for many years.
Style: sexy, witty, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, virgin, relationships, betrayal, romance, love triangle, looking for love, couples, friends, best friends, love and romance, first love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
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Dream World (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oliver Hayes, an aspiring animator whose confidence is at a low point, meets the captivating and impulsive Lily Blush, who encourages him to drop everything and go with her to Northern California in the hopes of fulfilling his fantasy of working for ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, starting over, hopes, road trip, best friend, love and romance, inventions and discoveries, performer's life, home movie, redhead, comic book shop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Touch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.
Style: cynical, realistic, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, religions or cults, hopes, satire, investigation, miraculous event, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, supernatural ability, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Buddy System (1984)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer waffles between a sadistic relationship with his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, family relations, self discovery, buddies, parents and children, couples, school, infidelity, friends, romance, friendship, single parent ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love triangle, fish out of water, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wedding, coming of age, high school, homecoming, friendship between men, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, best friends, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Where the Heart Is (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: starting over, teenage pregnancy, friendship, small town, coming of age, pregnancy, single parent, youth, love and romance, family relations, power of love, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, tennessee, usa, california, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 9K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, couples, friends, couple relations, buddies, love and romance, infidelity, trust, marriage, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marius is the keeper of an abandoned cement works staying high above the quarter of l'Estaque in Marseilles. Jeannette is bringing up her two children alone with her poor checkout operator salary. Their meeting won't be without trouble, ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unemployment, working class, love, human nature, social differences, factory, friendship, opposites attract, single parent, politics, romance, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
30 Years to Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: First of all, the title does not refer to someone sentenced to jail. It is a movie about 6 lifetime friends who are all hitting the big `3-0' together during the same year. Each one looks inside themselves to see where has my life gone and what ...
Style: touching, humorous, witty, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love and romance, human nature, romance, looking for love, buddies, society, midlife crisis, lifestyle, relationship vs career, thirtysomething life ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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August 32nd on Earth (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Young Simone gets hit by a near fatal car crash, and as she questions her mortality, she also decides to have a baby. Her candidate for a father is her best friend Phillipe who happens to be seeing someone. He agrees, as long as they conceive in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat, humorous
Plot: on the road, friends, solitude, couples, self discovery, midlife crisis, pregnancy, starting over, desert, best friends, babies and infants, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 12K
Leap of Faith (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jonas Nightengale is a fraudulent Christian faith healer who makes a living travelling around America holding revival meetings and conducting 'miracles' with the help of his friend and manager, Jane, and their entourage. One of their ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: preacher, small town, redemption, miraculous event, dishonesty, cons and scams, small town life, romance, opposites attract, bus, male female relationship, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: witty, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, irish catholic, true love, friendship, small town life, working class, relationship vs career, small town, couple relations, siblings relations, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, ireland, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Breaking the Rules (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: youth, friendship, best friends, hopes, partners, buddies, life is a bitch, tragic hero, unfulfillment, adventure, profanity, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Zack and Reba (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True love that survived the mourning after.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town life, small town, twentysomething life, looking for love, wedding, bittersweet, clergy, romance, tragic hero, dealing with death, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 12K
Ten Inch Hero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four friends search for love and happiness while working at a California sandwich shop.
Style: touching, witty, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, friends, fall in love, friendship, restaurant, shyness, young people, love story, lifestyle, happy ending, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Catch a Falling Star (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sydney Clarke is a spoiled famous actress who is shooting a film when she suddenly gets angry and storms off. She wakes up in the middle of nowhere and gets a ride to a small New England town. There she meets and develops a friendship with Joyce, a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: small town, bowling, in the woods, couples, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, actor's life, cinderella story, small town life, friendship, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%