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Dark Blue Almost Black (2006)
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Dark Blue Almost Black (2006)
Original name: AzulOscuroCasiNegro
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jorge is a young man whose plans for the future are put on hold when his father has a stroke. For seven years, he diligently nurses his father and works as a janitor while studying part time to get a business degree.When Natalia, his childhood crush, returns from a stint studying abroad, Jorge begins to yearn for something better. He is desperate to find a new and better job, but finds that no one will hire him because he has experience only as a janitor. Antonio, Jorge’s older brother, soon to be released from jail, is an opportunist who has never gotten along with their father. In prison, at a theater workshop, Antonio meets Paula, a beautiful young woman in jail on drug charges. Paula has a problem because she flirted with another inmate's boyfriend.
Style: sincere, sweet, emotional, realistic, ironic, tense, enigmatic, depressing, bleak, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: prison, youth, childhood sweetheart, coming of age, self discovery, character study, gay, homosexual, love and romance, lifestyle, siblings relations, coming out, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager, revenge, relationships, dark humor, loneliness, lgbt, gang, life, friendship, depression, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, family relations, parents and children, couples, bittersweet, dysfunctional family and coming of age mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Dark Blue Almost Black: Family United (2013), Cousinhood (2011), Fat People (2009), The Go-Getter (2007), A Touch of Spice (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Family United (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Daniel Sánchez Arévalo ('Azuloscurocasinegro', 'Cousins​​'), he embarks on a new comedy that has as a backdrop the World Cup in South Africa and the setting is a wedding that takes precisely the day of the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: childhood sweetheart, wedding, family, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, family relations, couples, sibling relationship, family gatherings, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Cousinhood (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three cousins travel to the village where they spent summer vacations as kids.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: first love, friendship, love and romance, old love, buddies, social relations, couples, wooing, looking for love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, socially awkward ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Fat People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "GORDOS" is a comedy about life's excesses and deficiencies; about our insecurities, phobias, obsessions, traumas, mistakes, fears, blame, desires, hopes, challenges, concessions, goals, relationships, love, sex, health, family... ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: obesity, therapist, therapy, support group, family relations, physical appearance, human nature, social misfits, group of strangers, introspection, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Go-Getter (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: melancholic, ironic, enigmatic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: coming of age, road trip, self discovery, teenage life, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, car thief, lifestyle, obsessive quest, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, new jersey, oregon, new orleans
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A Touch of Spice (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "A Touch of Spice" is a story about Fanis, a young Greek boy growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor, teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor. They both require... ...
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: greek, love and romance, chef, teenage life, self discovery, food, grandparent grandchild relationship, youth, family life, human nature, culture clash, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, athens greece, istanbul turkey, turkey, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Girls Can't Swim (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gwen is a teenager living in a small coastal town. Lise is her best friend, a city girl who comes every year with her family to spend the summer. This year things are different though; at first Lise might not come at all, and when she does it is ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, human nature, betrayal, teenage love, lesbian subtext, lesbian teen, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, brittany
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Take Care of My Cat (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The fashionable Hye-joo is focused on her career at a brokerage house. She's making a decent living, but her co-workers look down on her. Tae-hee is sick of living under the thumb of her domineering father. She spends her time doing volunteer ...
Style: lyrical, touching, psychological, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, adulthood, loneliness, self discovery, life is a bitch, couples, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, family problems, cat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, rio de janeiro, new jersey, tokyo, korea ...
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Under the Stars (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Selfish, opportunistic Benito returns to his home in Navarre when he learns that his father is dying. There, he reconnects with his younger brother Lalo, a metal sculptor who is emotionally needy. Benito also develops a surprising bond with Ainara, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: family relations, family in crisis, lifestyle, youth, family problems, siblings relations, self discovery, pretense, high maintenance, mentally unstable, dealing with death, career change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dorian Blues (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dorian realizes he is gay in his final year of high school. He meets another gay youth locally, but remains confused. He starts therapy, then resorts to confession in the Church, and finally comes out to his brother. Dorian then decides to come out ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, lgbt, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, youth, parents and children, introspection, friendship, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Night with Sabrina Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France, Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Curuguazu, located in the Argentinian countryside, seventeen year-old Daniel Montero has been raised by his grandmother for three years since the death of his parents in a car accident. Daniel has a boring life, working in a poultry processing ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: porn star, porn industry, self discovery, lifestyle, starlet, forbidden love, love and romance, youth, sexual relations, sexual initiation, loss of virginity, porn actress ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Take This Waltz (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Spain, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable.
Style: touching, sexy, romantic, emotional, affectionate ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, romance, adultery, marital problem, husband wife estrangement, neighbor, love story, fall in love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
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Star Maps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood.
Style: sexy, emotional, allegory, visually appealing, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rent boy, male prostitution, coming of age, mental illness, dysfunctional family, sex, prostitution, suicide, tragedy, powerful ending, bittersweet, milf ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, spain, latin america, usa ...
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26%
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 33K
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Morocco
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story of two love affairs. A father's love for his five sons. And one son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. That son is Zac Beaulieu, born on the 25th of December 1960, different from all his brothers, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, talky, emotional ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: canada, quebec, jerusalem, holy land, israel ...
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Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An African American couple (Winfield and Alice) adopt two orphans from a Vietnamese refugee camp. After twenty-two years, the children are reunited with their birth mother, bringing deeply submerged resentments and misconceptions to the surface and ...
Style: emotional, touching, feel good, sexy, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 37K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, compassionate, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: family, midlife crisis, depression, mental illness, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, character study, redemption, family relations, professor, nursing, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, poland, new york, usa, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The feature film debut by artist Miranda July about a various comic situations and plots that intertwine. One story line is about a father who is ending his marriage and the other story is of a video artist (possibly autobiographical of Miranda ...
Style: disturbing, touching, realistic, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: artist, childhood, coming of age, unlikely friendships, depression, complex characters, art gallery, neighbor, struggle, stranger, museum, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: stylized, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming of age, gay teenager, friendship between boys, friendship, self discovery, teenage love, coming out, innocence lost, lgbt, gays and lesbians, best friend ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, tokyo, california, barcelona, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Momma's Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Momma's Man an adult decides to escape the pressures of life and return to his old bedroom at his parents' house. An odd premise, but executed with skill and tenderness.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family problems, introspection, family life, family relations, eccentric family, love and romance, pregnancy, unfulfillment, parents and children, living together, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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18 Meals (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Food, glorious food! Some of the most sumptuous and involving films revolve around that most common of acts: eating. 18 MEALS is an omnibus film of criss-crossing stories divided into three segments; breakfast, lunch and dinner. Jorge Coira's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: cooking and food, food, couples, couple relations, love and romance, bittersweet, uninvited guest, family, unfulfillment, brother, dinner, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Beauty in Trouble (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marcela can't bear Jarda any longer, so she threatens divorce and takes the kids to her mom's, whose husband is a creep. While Marcela is there, Jarda is jailed, because he is part of a gang steeling cars and they get caught in the act. ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, clever, psychological ...
Plot: couples, family life, love triangle, parents and children, love affair, love and romance, romance, manners, family relations, siblings relations, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, love and romance, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, wooing, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: sexy, clever, thought provoking, cerebral, romantic ...
Plot: obsession, suicide attempt, romance, life & death, culture clash, dysfunctional family, life, crime gone awry, life philosophy, character study, doctors, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, tokyo, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, gay, love and romance, family problems, couples, youth, society, religions or cults, marital discord, gays and lesbians, male female relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, witty, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, california, detroit
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23%
The Weather Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sincere, sad, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: weatherman, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, midlife crisis, relationship vs career, introspection, family problems, father son relationship, character study, solitude, hopes, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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23%
Winter Passing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, dysfunctional family, complex characters, character study, family relations, homecoming, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, writers, family problems, couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Wish I Was Here (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, is 35 years old and still trying to find a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic ...
Style: touching, inspirational, sweet, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, direction and purpose, justice, tragedy, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, happy ending, redemption, actor's life, thirtysomething life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, california
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23%
Inside I'm Dancing (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael is a 24-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in.
Style: emotional, uplifting, touching, dramatic, sad ...
Plot: disability, friendship, youth, life, loneliness, character study, cerebral palsy, human spirit, life philosophy, life & death, handicapped, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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23%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: summer, friendship, teenager, loneliness, vacation, coming of age, shyness, youth, teenage love, dysfunctional family, adolescence, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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23%