Movies like Arizona Dream

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Arizona Dream (1993)
 7.4
 38K
Arizona Dream (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a naturalist's gofer. He's happy there, but a messenger arrives to bring him to Arizona for his uncle's wedding. It's a ruse to get Axel into the family business. In Arizona, Axel meets two odd women: vivacious, needy, and plagued by neuroses and familial discord. He gets romantically involved with one, while the other, rich but depressed, plays accordion tunes to a gaggle of pet turtles
Style: surreal, atmospheric, art house, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, cerebral ...
Plot: destructive relationship, flying, coming of age, vandalism, suicide attempt, nervous breakdown, fan, actor, suicide, pets, on the road, obsessive quest, american dream, car dealer, self discovery, romance, small town, parents and children, family business, eccentric family, small town life, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new york, alaska

Most similar movies to Arizona Dream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, melancholic and offbeat films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Arizona Dream: Don Juan DeMarco (1994), Benny & Joon (1993), Some Girls (1988), Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006), Edward Scissorhands (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: touching, sexual, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, mental institution, psychiatrist, elderly, self discovery, mental illness, patient, romance, love, doctors and patients, couples, aging ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 50K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: touching, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, misfit, fall in love, love and romance, romance, mechanic, small town, psychiatrist, siblings relations, sibling relationship, autism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, family life, latinx lead, best friends, store, romance, feminism, countryside, innocence lost, looking for love, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 2K
Some Girls (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While on Christmas break, college student Michael journeys to Quebec City to spend time with his attractive girlfriend, Gabriella. Not long after he arrives, Gabriella breaks up with him, but her two equally gorgeous sisters waste no time showing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, eccentric family, college, christmas, single parent, screwball, on the road, unlikely couple, romance, love triangle, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: afterlife, on the road, depression, suicide, death, toast, grocery store, record player, russian, romance, hitchhiker, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social misfits, loneliness, tragic hero, impossible love, human nature, fish out of water, fall in love, injustice, scissors, romance, inventor, freak ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 27K
L.A. Story (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: weatherman, romance, self discovery, looking for love, unemployment, duel, city life, urban, love and romance, couples, couple relations, true love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, horse ranch, single mother, romance, single parent, divorce, starting over, unlikely couple, couple relations, eligible bachelor, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: mumblecore, talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, tunnel, parents and children, romance, couples, family relations, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, siblings relations, cons and scams, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Price of Milk (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But she tends to go too far. Admiring her ring while ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, couple relations, countryside, love and romance, infidelity, true love, couples, unsupportive friend, love, leaving home, lovers apart ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Tromeo and Juliet (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A modern, punk adaptation of Shakespeare's classic. Told irreverently, this film attempts to impact the viewer in the same way theatre-goers were effected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, Violent, Humorous, and Romantic.
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, offbeat, satirical ...
Plot: cult, shakespeare, gory, romance, coming of age, fall in love, social misfits, young lovers, love affair, tragic love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, talky, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual identity, puppeteer, obsession, pet, love triangle, identity, immortality, lesbian, actor, postmodernism, urban, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, gossip, fall in love, crimes, romance, hopes, redemption, love and romance, couples, family relations, social relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, long island, usa, new york state, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 3K
Committed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After her husband, Carl, suddenly leaves, Joline travels from New York to Texas to track him down. Although Joline tries to remain upbeat, she is discouraged when she discovers that Carl already has a new girlfriend, the lovely Carmen. Familiarizing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Place: texas, new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 9K
Gigantic (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress store. As their relationship flourishes, unbeknownst to them, a hitman is ...
Style: surreal, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, stalker, stalking, romance, salesman, couple relations, rock, homeless, urban, love affair, chinese woman, department store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, china, new york, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 63K
Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, suicide attempt, on the road, self discovery, airplane, hotel room, funeral, death in the family, romance, stewardess, suicide, map ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, kansas, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 89K
Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: therapy, wish come true, novelist, dream, looking for love, romance, dog, writer's life, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, imaginary friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 674
No Vacancy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lillian is a 21-year-old drifter engaged to a philandering loser and locked in her room with a strange man. She lives next to a failed violinist who won't stop playing his instrument. He lives next to a New Age fanatic who's into colonic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: motel, destructive relationship, addiction, sex, romance, love and romance, couples, prostitute, going straight, parents and children, showbiz, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 41K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: talky, touching, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, infidelity, romance, urban, lover, full moon, love letter, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, romance, young lovers, opposites attract, social differences, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, parents and children, fall in love, against the odds ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, israel, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, actor, time travel, romance, couple relations, love affair, friends, fall in love, love and romance, couples, hopes ...
Place: india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 5K
Tadpole (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, fall in love, voyeurism, seduction, thanksgiving, adolescence, family life, romance, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, materialism, parents and children, workplace romance, fall in love, love and romance, workplace, espionage, family business, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Younger and Younger (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The eccentric owner of a Los Angeles self-storage company finds his world come crashing down when his long-suffering wife dies, only to return as a beautiful ghost.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, ghost, college, infidelity, love affair, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, celebrity culture, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, family life, single parent, romance, opposites attract, working class, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 3K
Funny Bones (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Tommy Fawkes wants to be a successful comedian but his Las Vegas debut is a failure. He goes back to Blackpool, UK, where his father, also a comedian started and where he spent the summers of his childhood. He starts to search for a partner, a comic ...
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, couples, family relations, friends, actor's life, starting over, introspection, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 1K
Forever Lulu (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schizophrenic romantic tracks down her college sweetheart to help her find their son she gave up for adoption sixteen years ago to the dismay of his new wife.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: screwball, couple relations, on the road, parents and children, romance, love, love and romance, couples, family relations, adoption, kidnapping, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, wisconsin, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
You're a Big Boy Now (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bernard Chanticleer's father gives him two simple words of advice: "Grow up." Bernard knows that his first step is to find a girl who's "willing," but he passes up a sure thing, Amy Partlett, for a more elusive goal. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Plot: library, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, urban, parents and children, coming of age, romance, city life, fish out of water, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 29K
Angel-A (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautiful and mysterious woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together...but is their meeting purely coincidence?
Style: semi serious, melancholic, philosophical, intellectual, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, romance, fall in love, gangsters, supernatural romance, french, disorder, suicide attempt, love story, life philosophy, pimp, low self esteem ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A newly unemployed salaryman meets a particularly sexual woman.
Style: surreal, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: village, small town, sexuality, sexual relations, romance, hopes, fishing village, love and romance, couples, social relations, mysterious character, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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