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20 best movies like Adam (2009)


List of the best movies like Adam (2009): Moonrise Kingdom, It's Kind of a Funny Story, Fools Rush In, The Terminal, As Good as It Gets, When Harry Met Sally..., Benny & Joon, The Great New Wonderful, Dan in Real Life, Sophie's Choice.

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Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersChildrens, Losers, Orphans, Sheriffs
PlotTravel, Loneliness, First love, Depression
PlaceIslands, Summer camp
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Atmospheric

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Students, Friends, Losers, Psychiatrists
PlotFriendship, Mental disorders, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, New York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersPregnant, Losers
PlotLove
PlaceNight Clubs, New York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the town, meets Isabel Fuentes (Salma Hayek), a free-spirited Mexican-American photographer. Alex and Isabel are overtaken by lust at first sight and end up sp

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersLosers
PlotLoneliness, Fate
PlaceNew York
StyleInteresting, Light, To cry, Cute, Soulful

Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersDogs, Writers, Artists
PlotFriendship, Mental disorders, Love with age difference
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Fascinating, Touching

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Divorce, Fate
PlaceNew York
TimeWinter
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Soulful

During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersLosers, Psychiatrists, Artists
PlotLove, First love, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceSmall cities
StyleCute, Fancy, Touching

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLosers
PlotMental disorders
PlaceOffice, New York
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Fancy, Touching

The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersWriters, Girlfriends, Parents
PlotLove triangle, Vacation
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Fancy, Touching

Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:37
CharactersWriters, Friends, Losers
PlotObsession, Friendship, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlacePoland, New York
TimeWorld War II
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy

Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's relationship increasingly unravels as Stingo grows closer to Sophie and Nathan's fragile mental state becomes ever more apparent.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersMusicians, Friends
PlotRelationship, Music, Breakup
PlaceMetro, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:46
CharactersPsychologists, Girlfriends, Introverts
PlotLoneliness, Dolls, Mental disorders, Depression, Fear
PlaceParty, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Cute, Smart, Fancy

Extremely shy Lars finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size plastic woman. On the advice of a doctor, his family and the rest of the community go along with his delusion.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersLosers
PlotTravel, Mental disorders, Chase, Fate
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleRomantic, Twisted plot, Light, Cute

The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she impresses everyone with her genuine, simple charms. Remake of the German film "Barfuss" (2005).

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersJournalists, Girlfriends
PlotLoneliness, True love, Divorce
PlaceCollege, New York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersLosers, Reporters
PlotLove, Time travel, Travel, Time machine, Loneliness
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot, Fancy, Touching

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersAutistic, Disabled people, Losers, Ballerinas, Actors
PlaceKitchen, Beach
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

Molly McKay is a profoundly autistic twenty-something woman who has lived in an institution from a young age following her parents' death in a car accident. When the institution must close due budget cuts, Molly is left in the charge of her neurotypical, older brother, Buck McKay, an advertising executive and perennial bachelor. Buck allows her to undergo an experimental medical treatment, with unexpectedly drastic results.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Students, Girlfriends
PlotLove, First love, Jealousy
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting, Kind, To cry, Cute, Deep Meaning

When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersDogs
PlotLove, Loneliness, Fate, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Smart

Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersVampire, Teachers, Pupils
PlotLove, Passion, Fight, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fancy, Touching

After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Losers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, First love, Depression, Hip Hop
PlaceNew York
TimeSummer
StyleSmart, Fancy, Black humor, Touching

Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, who just happens to be the doctors daughter. This is a coming-of-age story about sex, drugs, music and what it takes to be a man.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersBusinessmen, Billionaires, Hermits, Actors, Drivers
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleCute, Touching

It's Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction not only puts their religious convictions to the test, but also defies Hughes' number one rule: No employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress. Hughes' behavior intersects with Marla and Frank in very separate and unexpected ways, and as they are drawn deeper into his bizarre world, their values are challenged and their lives are changed.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersBlonde girls, Jews, Hippies, Losers, Lovers
PlotLove, Dancing, Loneliness, Breakup
PlaceAircraft, California, New York, Los Angeles
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fancy

Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz comes to her defense from an angry and rebuffed blind date, he falls hopelessly in love with her despite their myriad differences. Minnie reluctantly agrees to a date with Moskowitz, and, slowly but surely, an unlikely romance blossoms between the two.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersWitch, Spy, Artists, Lawyers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Time machine, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceVillage, Aircraft, Court, Hotels
StyleInteresting, Kind, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:31
CharactersAutistic, Disabled people
PlotLove, Wedding, Loneliness, Love triangle, True love
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions with Barfii - the Chalu Chaplin!

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersFriends
PlotWedding, Life, Friendship, Mental disorders, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Touching

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 turns the entire neighborhood upside down and starts her on a journey of self discovery. This journey includes her family, a new lover and her life. Even her best friend Tina has trouble understanding Angie. Written by Tony Fontana

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersMaids, Poets, Parents, Good people
PlotLoneliness, Divorce
PlaceParty, USA
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Smart

Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest Albert — a sweet, funny and like-minded man. But things get complicated when Eva discovers that Albert is in fact the dreaded ex–husband of Marianne...

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersDoctors, Disabled people, Losers, Poets, Cats
PlotOn real events, Baseball, Fear
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides to investigate the possibility of experiencing sex himself. When his overtures toward a caregiver scare her away, he books an appointment with sex surrogate Cheryl Green (Helen Hunt) to lose his virginity.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersGay, Pregnant, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersSingers
PlotLove
PlaceAircraft, Ships
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. They become romantic on board a ship sent to take them to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York three months later to see if the attraction is real. One shows up but the other doesn't. However, a chance meeting brings them together again.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDoctors, Friends, Parents
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceHospitals, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching

When Elliot, a brash 23-year-old living carefree in New York City, meets the sensible Mia and receives a damning diagnosis all in the same week, his world is turned completely upside down. But as their love blossoms amidst the chaos of his treatment, they discover that Elliot's illness is not the real test of their relationship – it's everything else.





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