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, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, offbeat, art house, enigmatic, talky, cerebral ...
Plot: destructive relationship, nervous breakdown, self discovery, fall in love, coming of age, on the road, family relations, love and romance, eccentric family, american dream, love triangle, suicide, actor, suicide attempt, fish, fan, seduction, older woman younger man relationship, flying, vandalism, parents and children, obsessive quest, couples, small town, hot and sexy ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, alaska

Most similar movies to Arizona Dream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, melancholic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Arizona Dream: Don Juan DeMarco (1994), Benny & Joon (1993), Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006), Gigantic (2008), Some Girls (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sexy, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, mental institution, mental illness, self discovery, psychiatrist, patient, romance, love, love and romance, doctors and patients, couples, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 51K
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, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, misfit, love, siblings relations, first love, artist, family relations, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: humorous, semi serious, depressing, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, on the road, depression, death, russian, friendship, dealing with death, supernatural, love and romance, starting over, regret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: touching, realistic, surreal, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adoption, romance, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, eccentric family, youth, dysfunctional family, salesman, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, china, florida, new york, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 3K
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: feel good, offbeat, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, eccentric family, college, christmas, single parent, self discovery, screwball, couples, teenage life, fall in love, on the road, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, seduction, couples, family life, family relations, youth, adolescence, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, breakup, photojournalist, groom, obsession, obsessive quest, couples, love triangle, on the road, self discovery, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 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: surreal, offbeat, psychological, talky, mind bending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mind control, actor, puppeteer, sexual identity, obsession, subconscious, love triangle, pet, manipulation, psychology, immortality, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, offbeat, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, infidelity, true love, leaving home, countryside, couples, couple relations, lovers apart, love and romance, love, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: new zealand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, parents and children, family relations, artists and showbiz, love affair, infidelity, nervous breakdown, husband wife relationship, nightclub, loss of wife, heart attack, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 30K
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, french, fall in love, gangsters, disorder, suicide attempt, supernatural romance, low self esteem, pimp, love story, life philosophy ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 43K
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: sentimental, clever, humorous, talky, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, romance, infidelity, couples, fall in love, ethnic, eccentric family, looking for love, dishonesty, parents and children, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, impossible love, tragic hero, human nature, fish out of water, fall in love, freak, scissors, inventor, injustice, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, opposites attract, single parent, youth, self discovery, parents and children, singleness, looking for love, eccentric family, couples, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 28K
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, humorous, clever, witty, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: weatherman, romance, up and down relationship, love and romance, city life, couple relations, hopes, agent, self discovery, museum, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film begins in a flashback from the titular character, Antoine. We are introduced to his fixation with female hairdressers which began at a young age. The film uses flashbacks throughout and there are frequent parallels drawn with the past. We ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, hairdresser, suicide, sex, couples, destructive relationship, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 2K
Tuvalu (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in a dilapidated indoor swimming pool (the Central Baths in Sofia), the film details the efforts of Anton, a clueless dreamer who yearns to sail the world, and Martha, the button obsessed cashier, to maintain the illusion for Anton's blind ...
Style: stylized, surreal, atmospheric, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: looking for love, love affair, fall in love, parents and children, unfulfilled love, romance, siblings relations, family relations, love and romance, couples, swimming pool, inspector ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, realistic, dark humor, touching ...
Plot: comedian, self discovery, couples, eccentric family, love affair, starting over, introspection, actor's life, friendship, love and romance, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 90K
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: humorous, semi serious, surreal, sweet, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, dream, novelist, loneliness, imaginary character, looking for love, therapy, supernatural romance, fictional reality, couple relations, writer's life, writing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 64K
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: emotional, humorous, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, stewardess, self discovery, suicide attempt, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, falling in love, on the road, map, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, mississippi, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, tunnel, romance, introspection, gem, self discovery, couples, couple relations, hopes, cons and scams, family relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couples, dishonesty, espionage, parents and children, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace intrigue, family relations, fall in love, take over, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, bar, dream, romance, fall in love, looking for love, couples, disorder, eccentric family, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple ...
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: clever, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, fall in love, couples, looking for love, coincidence, opposites attract, breakup, love and romance, change of luck, hopes, singleness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, manhattan new york city, medical school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, love triangle, comedy of errors, impossible love, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, couples, fall in love, romance, sexual relations, male female relationship, female protagonist, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, witty, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, gossip, redemption, family relations, parents and children, crimes, love and romance, romance, social relations, opposites attract, fall in love, small town life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, time travel, actor, love and romance, romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, couple relations, hopes, friends ...
Place: india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 17K
Barfly (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, poet, bartender, mentally unstable, human nature, misfit, social misfits, drinking, job seeking, bar fight, money ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, marriage, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, male female relationship, interracial romance, infidelity, breakup, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%