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Elf (2003)
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance

Elf (2003)

Buddy was a baby in an orphanage who stowed away in Santa's sack and ended up at the North Pole. Later, as an adult human who happened to be raised by elves, Santa allows him to go to New York City to find his birth father, Walter Hobbs. Hobbs, on Santa's naughty list for being a heartless jerk, had no idea that Buddy was even born. Buddy, meanwhile, experiences the delights of New York City (and human culture) as only an elf can. When Walter's relationship with Buddy interferes with his job, he is forced to reevaluate his priorities. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  christmas,  love
Locations:office,  elevator,  snow,  school
Characters:baby,  policeman,  girl,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Period:winter
Story:christmas elf,  cartoon puffin,  snowball fight,  candy corn,  candy cane,  elf costume,  toy maker,  central park manhattan new york city,  toilet training,  book publishing,  book publisher,  children's book,  baby nursery,  tween girl,  red underwear,  drinking on the job,  christmas spirit,  christmas card,  christmas carol,  christmas eve,  female in shower,  christmas tree,  police hunt,  rockefeller center manhattan new york city,  cobbler the shoemaker,  sarcasm taken literally,  handing out flyers,  storybook in opening shot,  women's locker room,  santa's workshop,  product testing,  store window,  shoe shining,  naughty list,  reference to dr. seuss,  cotton ball,  caught shoplifting,  reference to the mona lisa,  pneumatic tube,  etch a sketch,  window display,  chopping down a tree,  auld lang syne,  baking cookies,  narwhal,  ice floe,  baritone,  syrup,  puffin,  mailroom,  skipping,  south pole,  waving,  corporate world,  radiator,  rocking horse,  empire state building manhattan new york city,  frat pack,  gum,  asparagus,  jack in the box,  burping,  walrus,  tights,  belch,  blood test,  peep show,  sleigh,  crawling,  breakdancing,  gnome,  happy birthday,  snowball,  north pole,  revolving door,  screaming woman,  man child,  animated credits,  raccoon,  father son reunion,  fingerprint,  spaghetti,  polar bear,  altered version of studio logo,  snowman,  tomato,  troll,  reindeer,  mushroom,  paparazzi,  cookie,  department store,  whispering,  naivety,  selfishness,  escalator,  director cameo,  candy,  present,  elf,  holding hands,  corporation,  ice skating,  anthropomorphic animal,  shopping mall,  animated sequence,  tickling,  shoes,  stop motion animation,  dwarf,  boss,  breakfast,  teddy bear,  fish out of water,  blockbuster,  santa claus,  beard,  toy,  fainting,  fireplace,  tv news,  class,  employer employee relationship,  pursuit,  storytelling,  liar,  breaking the fourth wall,  park,  coffee,  nun,  toilet,  eating,  montage,  orphan,  reporter,  manhattan new york city,  death of mother,  classroom,  hallucination,  jail,  bed,  lie,  taxi,  vomiting,  book,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  song,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  shower,  chase,  new york city,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  nudity,  police,  kiss,  fight

The Santa Clause (1994)
Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

The Santa Clause (1994)

Divorcee Scott Calvin is disgusted to learn that his ex and her husband have tried - and failed - to break it easy to their 6-year-old son Charlie that Santa isn't real. On Christmas Eve, Scott reads The Night Before Christmas... then receives an unexpected visitor on his roof. When he's startled by Scott's calling out and falls, the Santa impersonator disappears, leaving only an 8-reindeer sleigh and a suit with instructions to put it on if he's involved in an accident. Scott does, and is transported around the town dropping gifts through chimneys until he's taken to the North Pole and informed by a group who claim they're elves that he is now Santa. Charlie is proud of his dad's new job, though Scott's convinced it's a dream. Until his hair turns white, his beard refuses to stay shaved, he gains weight inexplicably, even for his sudden love of junk food... Now he's accepted it, there's just one problem: how to keep it secret from his disbelieving family? (Read More)

Themes:christmas,  love
Locations:snow,  school
Characters:boy,  doctor
Story:christmas elf,  toy maker,  christmas eve,  christmas tree,  sleigh,  north pole,  reindeer,  cookie,  elf,  teddy bear,  santa claus,  beard,  fireplace,  book,  food,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  police

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Fred Claus (2007)
Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Fred Claus (2007)

During childhood, Fred Claus suffered his younger brother Nick's saintliness. Jump ahead: Fred is a fast-talking, genial but self-centered guy in Chicago looking for $50,000 to open an off-track-betting shop. When one scam goes awry, he calls Nick at the North Pole for a loan: Nick will give him the money only if Fred comes up to help a few days with the Christmas rush. After his girlfriend dumps him, Fred heads north. Santa's facing an audit from an efficiency expert, and it's not pleasant. Fred's job is to review charts and determine who's naughty and who's nice. Is there any fraternal feeling left, can either learn from the other, and what about Santa getting fired? (Read More)

Themes:money,  christmas
Locations:snow
Story:snowball fight,  christmas tree,  frat pack,  sleigh,  snowball,  north pole,  altered version of studio logo,  snowman,  reindeer,  elf,  fish out of water,  santa claus,  fireplace,  montage,  orphan,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships

Bad Santa (2003)
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Bad Santa (2003)

Willie T. Stokes is a convicted con man who's led a miserable life. He drinks heavily and constantly embarrasses himself publicly. He only works once a year dressed as Santa. But then come Christmas Eve, he and his pint-sized helper dwarf Marcus stage elaborate robberies and take their department stores for everything they got. This year, they hit a mall in suburban Phoenix, Arizona. This time around, Willie gets distracted by having sex with large women, a bartender who is attracted to Santas, and a kid who's convinced he's the real deal. However, this time around Marcus must once again put up with Willie's heavy drinking and a series of incidents that constantly shoot themselves in the foot. Not to mention a nosy department store security guard who's onto them and wants his cut of the loot. Will Willie and Marcus make it to next Christmas? Or will this be the year the dynamic duo finally face justice? (Read More)

Themes:christmas,  drunkenness,  drinking,  money
Locations:snow
Characters:boy,  policeman,  girl
Story:christmas eve,  elf,  candy corn,  christmas carol,  christmas tree,  sleigh,  north pole,  reindeer,  department store,  escalator,  shopping mall,  shoes,  dwarf,  santa claus,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  underwear,  voice over narration,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  photograph,  dancing,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  fight,  police

Birth (2004) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Birth (2004)

Anna is a young widow who is finally getting on with her life after the death of her husband, Sean. Now engaged to be married, Anna meets a ten-year-old boy who tells her he is Sean reincarnated. Though his story is both unsettling and absurd, Anna can't get the boy out of her mind. And much to the concern of her fiance, her increased contact with him leads her to question the choices she has made in her life. (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:snow
Characters:boy,  baby,  policeman,  singer,  doctor
Story:central park manhattan new york city,  happy birthday,  ice skating,  santa claus,  class,  manhattan new york city,  classroom,  lie,  taxi,  drink,  underwear,  song,  telephone call,  new york city,  singing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  fight,  police

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The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

When Waring Hudsucker, head of hugely successful Hudsucker Industries, commits suicide, his board of directors, led by Sidney Mussberger, comes up with a brilliant plan to make a lot of money: appoint a moron to run the company. When the stock falls low enough, Sidney and friends can buy it up for pennies on the dollar, take over the company, and restore its fortunes. They choose idealistic Norville Barnes, who just started in the mail room. Norville is whacky enough to drive any company to ruin, but soon, tough reporter Amy Archer smells a rat and begins an undercover investigation of Hudsucker Industries. This is why The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  christmas
Locations:elevator,  snow
Characters:girl,  boy,  singer
Story:pneumatic tube,  mailroom,  empire state building manhattan new york city,  naivety,  corporation,  toy,  fainting,  montage,  reporter,  manhattan new york city,  vomiting,  drink,  underwear,  song,  voice over narration,  chase,  new york city,  singing,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  kiss

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (2010)
Comedy, Family

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (2010)

To Greg Heffley, middle school is the dumbest idea ever invented. It's a place rigged with hundreds of social landmines, not the least of which are morons, wedgies, swirlies, bullies, lunchtime banishment to the cafeteria floor - and a festering piece of cheese with nuclear cooties. To survive the never-ending ordeal and attain the recognition and status he feels he so richly deserves, Greg devises an endless series of can't-miss schemes, all of which, of course, go awry. And he's getting it all down on paper, via a diary - "it's NOT a diary, it's a journal!" Greg insists, preferring the less-sissyfied designation - filled with his opinions, thoughts, tales of family trials and tribulations, and (would-be) schoolyard triumphs. "One day when I'm famous," writes Greg, "I'll have better things to do than answer people's stupid questions all day." So was born the Wimpy Kid's diary. (Read More)

Themes:christmas
Locations:school,  snow
Characters:girl,  boy,  singer
Story:tween girl,  breakdancing,  altered version of studio logo,  snowman,  candy,  animated sequence,  fainting,  class,  breaking the fourth wall,  toilet,  manhattan new york city,  classroom,  book,  watching tv,  underwear,  song,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  new york city,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  fight

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl (2015)
Comedy, Drama

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl (2015)

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

Themes:drinking
Locations:elevator,  school
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:polar bear,  cookie,  animated sequence,  toy,  class,  storytelling,  eating,  montage,  classroom,  hallucination,  lie,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  song,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  singing,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  fight

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Alfie (2004) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Alfie (2004)

In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by beautiful women, most of them clients, and he lives as a Don Juan, having one night stands with all of them and without any sort of commitment. His girl-friend and single-mother Julie is quite upset with the situation and his best friends are his colleague Marlon and his girl-friend Lonette. Alfie has a brief affair with Lonette, and the consequences of his act forces Alfie to reflect and wonder about his life style. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  christmas
Locations:snow
Characters:baby,  girl,  doctor
Period:winter
Story:central park manhattan new york city,  christmas eve,  rockefeller center manhattan new york city,  selfishness,  teddy bear,  employer employee relationship,  breaking the fourth wall,  montage,  manhattan new york city,  taxi,  vomiting,  drink,  food,  underwear,  voice over narration,  new york city,  singing,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  kiss

Adam (2009)
Drama, Romance

Adam (2009)

Soon after moving in, Beth, a brainy, beautiful writer damaged from a past relationship encounters Adam, the handsome, but odd, fellow in the downstairs apartment whose awkwardness is perplexing. Beth and Adam's ultimate connection leads to a tricky relationship that exemplifies something universal: truly reaching another person means bravely stretching into uncomfortable territory and the resulting shake-up can be liberating. (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:office,  snow,  school
Characters:baby,  policeman
Story:toy maker,  central park manhattan new york city,  children's book,  raccoon,  present,  toy,  class,  employer employee relationship,  park,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  classroom,  bed,  lie,  book,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  new york city,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  kiss,  police,  fight

Biutiful (2010)
Drama, Romance

Biutiful (2010)

Uxbal, single father of two children, finds his life in chaos as he is forced to deal with his life in order to escape the heat of crime in underground Barcelona, to break with the love for the divorced, manic depressive, abusive mother of his children and to regain spiritual insight in his life as he is diagnosed with terminal cancer. This is why Biutiful (2010) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:snow,  school
Characters:baby,  policeman,  girl,  boy,  doctor
Story:spaghetti,  tv news,  pursuit,  toilet,  eating,  montage,  orphan,  hallucination,  jail,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  shower,  chase,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  fight,  police,  kiss

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Hair (1979)
Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War

Hair (1979)

This movie, based on the cult Broadway musical of the 60s, tells a story about Claude, a young man from Oklahoma who comes to New York City. There he strikes up a friendship with a group of hippies, led by Berger, and falls in love with Sheila, a girl from a rich family. However, their happiness is short because Claude must go to the Vietnam war. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:snow
Characters:policeman,  girl,  singer
Story:central park manhattan new york city,  naivety,  park,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  hallucination,  jail,  taxi,  vomiting,  drink,  food,  underwear,  song,  new york city,  singing,  dancing,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  nudity,  police

Lat Den Ratte Komma In (2008) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Drama, Horror, Romance

Lat Den Ratte Komma In (2008)

Oskar, a bullied 12-year old, dreams of revenge. He falls in love with Eli, a peculiar girl. She can't stand the sun or food and to come into a room she needs to be invited. Eli gives Oskar the strength to hit back but when he realizes that Eli needs to drink other people's blood to live he's faced with a choice. How much can love forgive? Set in the Stockholm suburb of Blackeberg in 1982. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  love
Locations:snow,  school
Characters:girl,  policeman,  boy
Period:winter
Story:candy,  ice skating,  class,  liar,  eating,  classroom,  lie,  taxi,  vomiting,  book,  drink,  food,  underwear,  telephone call,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  police,  kiss,  nudity

Tideland (2005)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Tideland (2005)

Pre-teen Jeliza-Rose's parents are hopeless drug addicts. When pa, rocker Noah, finds ma's OD'd, he fears to be charged with homicide and takes Jeliza along to his ma's place, in a desolate country region. With Noah passed out, the girl mentally transfers to a fantasy world she and her doll heads enter magically. Jeliza's adventures also star the crazy locals, notably Dell, and Dell's grown but intellectually disabled brother Dickens. (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Characters:girl,  boy,  singer
Story:tween girl,  man child,  whispering,  shoes,  fainting,  storytelling,  eating,  orphan,  death of mother,  hallucination,  bed,  vomiting,  book,  drink,  food,  song,  singing,  photograph,  family relationships,  kiss

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Detroit Rock City (1999)
Comedy, Music

Detroit Rock City (1999)

Four members of a high school band called Mystery do everything they can to attend a KISS concert in Detroit. In order to make it to the show they must steal, cheat, strip, deal with an anti-rock mom and generally do whatever it takes to see the band that has inspired them to be musicians.

Themes:drinking,  money
Locations:elevator,  school
Characters:policeman,  boy,  singer
Story:belch,  mushroom,  class,  liar,  nun,  classroom,  hallucination,  lie,  drink,  underwear,  song,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  singing,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  fight,  kiss,  police

Scrooged (1988)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Scrooged (1988)

Frank Cross runs a US TV station which is planning a live adaptation of Dickens' Christmas Carol. Frank's childhood wasn't a particularly pleasant one, and so he doesn't really appreciate the Christmas spirit. With the help of the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, Frank realises he must change. This is why Scrooged (1988) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:christmas,  love
Story:christmas spirit,  christmas carol,  christmas eve,  santa's workshop,  baking cookies,  selfishness,  present,  santa claus,  breaking the fourth wall,  hallucination,  singing,  dancing,  character name in title

The Apartment (1960) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Apartment (1960)

As of November 1, 1959, mild mannered C.C. Baxter has been working at Consolidated Life, an insurance company, for close to four years, and is one of close to thirty-two thousand employees located in their Manhattan head office. To distinguish himself from all the other lowly cogs in the company in the hopes of moving up the corporate ladder, he often works late, but only because he can't get into his apartment, located off of Central Park West, since he has provided it to a handful of company executives - Mssrs. Dobisch, Kirkeby, Vanderhoff and Eichelberger - on a rotating basis for their extramarital liaisons in return for a good word to the personnel director, Jeff D. Sheldrake. When Baxter is called into Sheldrake's office for the first time, he learns that it isn't just to be promoted as he expects, but also to add married Sheldrake to the list to who he will lend his apartment. What Baxter is unaware of is that Sheldrake's mistress is Fran Kubelik, an elevator girl in the building who Baxter himself fancies. In turn, Sheldrake has no idea of Baxter's own interest in Fran. And Fran, who is in love with Sheldrake, has no idea that she is only the latest in a long line of Sheldrake's mistresses, that Sheldrake has no intention of leaving his wife for her, and that the apartment belongs to Baxter, who she likes as a friend. As some of these facts come to light on Christmas Eve, one of the three makes a unilateral decision. That decision sets off a series of events over the course of the next week which makes each of the three examine what he/she really wants which in turn may be incompatible with the other two. They are helped along the way by Dobisch, Kirkeby, Vanderhoff and Eichelberger who are now feeling neglected as Baxter no longer needs their assistance in moving up, by Miss Olsen, Sheldrake's long serving secretary who was also once his mistress, and by Dr. Dreyfus, a physician and one of Baxter's many exasperated neighbors who believes Baxter is a playboy based on all the noise he hears in Baxter's apartment and the plethora of empty liquor bottles Baxter seems to be always discarding. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  christmas,  love
Locations:elevator,  office
Characters:girl,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Story:boss,  central park manhattan new york city,  christmas eve,  christmas tree,  auld lang syne,  spaghetti,  corporation,  park,  coffee,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  bed,  taxi,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  telephone call,  new york city,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  kiss

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Brooklyn (2015)
Drama, Romance

Brooklyn (2015)

In late 1951, Eilis Lacey, a young Irish girl, emigrates to Brooklyn. Sponsored by Father Flood, a priest from her native town Enniscorthy, she is assured to find a full-time job there. But the early days are tough, seasickness being soon replaced by loneliness and homesickness, two feelings all the more acutely felt by Eilis for having had to leave behind her widowed mother and her dear sister Rose. She nevertheless little by little manages to find her footing by adapting to her job as a salesgirl, by studying bookkeeping at Brooklyn College as well as with a little help from both Father Flood and Mrs. Kehoe, the owner of the boarding school she now lives in. And not only does graduation follow but love shows its face in Tony, an Italian-American plumber, full of adoration and respect for her. They end up marrying, although keeping the thing secret. It is at that point that tragedy strikes inciting Eilis to return to Enniscorthy to support her mother morally. And there a strange thing happens : she gradually gets lured by the charms of her native place, going far as to let herself be wooed by Jim Farrell, a young local. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  money,  christmas,  love
Locations:snow,  school
Characters:girl,  singer
Period:winter
Story:christmas tree,  pneumatic tube,  spaghetti,  department store,  class,  employer employee relationship,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  classroom,  bed,  taxi,  vomiting,  drink,  food,  song,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  new york city,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  kiss

La Science Des Reves (2006)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

La Science Des Reves (2006)

Following the death of his father in Mexico, Stephane Miroux, a shy insecure young man, agrees to come to Paris to draw closer to his widowed mother Christine. He lands a boring job at a calendar-making firm and falls in love with his charming neighbor Stephanie. But conquering her is no bed of roses for the young man and the only solution he finds to put up with the difficulties he is going through is escape into a dream world... (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  love
Characters:policeman,  boy,  singer
Story:spaghetti,  shoes,  stop motion animation,  employer employee relationship,  park,  hallucination,  bed,  lie,  taxi,  book,  drink,  watching tv,  underwear,  song,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  police

The School Of Rock (2003)
Comedy, Family, Music

The School Of Rock (2003)

Down and out rock star Dewey Finn gets fired from his band, and he faces a mountain of debts and depression. He takes a job as a 4th grade substitute teacher at an uptight private school where his attitude and hijinx have a powerful effect on his students. He also meets Zack, a 10-year-old guitar prodigy, who could help Dewey win a "battle of the bands" competition, which would solve his financial problems and put him back in the spotlight. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money
Locations:school,  snow
Characters:girl,  boy,  singer
Story:tween girl,  class,  liar,  toilet,  montage,  classroom,  lie,  drink,  food,  song,  telephone call,  singing,  family relationships,  police

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The Squid And The Whale (2005) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Comedy, Drama

The Squid And The Whale (2005)

In 1986, In Brooklyn, New York, the dysfunctional family of pseudo intellectuals composed by the university professor Bernard and the prominent writer Joan split. Bernard is a selfish, cheap and jealous decadent writer that rationalizes every attitude in his family and life and does not accept "philistines" - people that do not read books or watch movies, while the unfaithful Joan is growing as a writer and has no problems with "philistines". Their sons, the teenager Walt and the boy Frank, feel the separation and take side: Walt stays with Bernard, and Frank with Joan, and both are affected with abnormal behaviors. Frank drinks booze and smears with sperm the books in the library and a locker in the dress room of his school. The messed-up and insecure Walt uses Roger Water's song "Hey You" in a festival as if it was of his own, and breaks up with his girlfriend Sophie. Meanwhile Joan has an affair with Frank's tennis teacher Ivan and Bernard with his student Lili. This is why The Squid And The Whale (2005) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:elevator,  school
Characters:policeman,  girl,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Story:radiator,  holding hands,  class,  liar,  park,  toilet,  eating,  classroom,  bed,  lie,  book,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  song,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  shower,  new york city,  singing,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  police,  fight,  kiss

C'est Arrive Pres De Chez Vous (1992)
Comedy, Crime, Drama

C'est Arrive Pres De Chez Vous (1992)

A camera crew follows a serial killer/thief around as he exercises his craft. He expounds on art, music, nature, society, and life as he offs mailmen, pensioners, and random people. Slowly he begins involving the camera crew in his activities, and they begin wondering if what they're doing is such a good idea, particularly when the killer kills a rival and the rival's brother sends a threatening letter. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  christmas,  love
Characters:boy,  singer
Story:christmas tree,  tv news,  toilet,  eating,  reporter,  death of mother,  jail,  bed,  taxi,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  song,  chase,  singing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships

Jingle All The Way (1996)
Comedy, Family

Jingle All The Way (1996)

Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, he tries hard to come up with a way to make it up to him, this is when his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure of his son's television hero, Turbo Man. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man figures, now Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else including a mail man named Myron to find a Turbo Man action figure, and to make it to the Wintertainment parade which will feature Turbo Man. (Read More)

Themes:christmas
Characters:policeman
Story:christmas eve,  candy cane,  christmas tree,  reindeer,  cookie,  present,  shopping mall,  dwarf,  santa claus,  toy,  fireplace,  class,  coffee,  watching tv,  chase,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  police,  fight

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Sleeping With Other People (2015)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Sleeping With Other People (2015)

Themes:drinking,  christmas
Characters:policeman,  boy,  doctor
Story:central park manhattan new york city,  candy,  employer employee relationship,  pursuit,  toilet,  manhattan new york city,  jail,  lie,  taxi,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  fight,  kiss

The Santa Clause 2 (2002) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Comedy, Family, Fantasy

The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

Scott Calvin has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best Santa ever. But Santa's got problems (he's even mysteriously losing weight) and things quickly go south when he finds out that his son, Charlie, has landed on this year's "naughty" list. Desperate to help his son, Scott heads back home, leaving a substitute Claus to watch over things at the Pole. But when the substitute institutes some strange redefinitions of naughty and nice, putting Christmas at risk, it's up to Scott to return with a new bag of magic to try to save Christmas. (Read More)

Themes:christmas
Locations:snow
Story:naughty list,  santa claus,  snowball fight,  toy,  christmas eve,  christmas tree,  sleigh,  north pole,  reindeer,  elf,  book,  character name in title

Marie Antoinette (2006)
Biography, Drama, History, Romance

Marie Antoinette (2006)

"All eyes will be on you," says the Austrian Empress, Maria Theresa to her youngest daughter Marie Antoinette. The film, marketed for a teen audience, is an impressionistic retelling of Marie Antoinette's life as a young queen in the opulent and eccentric court at Versailles. The film focuses on Marie Antoinette, as she matures from a teenage bride to a young woman and eventual queen of France. This is why Marie Antoinette (2006) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Characters:baby,  singer,  doctor
Story:belch,  happy birthday,  naivety,  candy,  shoes,  storytelling,  eating,  montage,  death of mother,  bed,  lie,  book,  drink,  food,  song,  voice over narration,  singing,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  kiss,  nudity

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Arthur Christmas (2011)
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Arthur Christmas (2011)

Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the center of the film is a story about a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns. (Read More)

Themes:christmas
Characters:girl
Story:christmas elf,  christmas eve,  christmas tree,  sleigh,  north pole,  reindeer,  present,  elf,  santa claus,  character name in title

Enter The Void (2009)
Drama, Fantasy

Enter The Void (2009)

Tokyo's nasty underside, seen primarily through the eyes of Oscar, a heavy drug user, whose sister Linda is a stripper. Oscar also has flashbacks to his childhood when trauma upends the siblings. Oscar's drug-fed hallucinations alter Tokyo's already-disconcerting nights, and after the police shoot him, he can float above and look down: on his sister's sorrow, on the rooms of a love hotel, and on life at even a molecular level. The spectrum's colors can be beautiful; it's people's colorless lives that can be ugly. And what of afterlife, is there more than a void? (Read More)

Themes:money,  love
Locations:elevator
Characters:baby,  policeman,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Story:teddy bear,  pursuit,  toilet,  eating,  orphan,  death of mother,  hallucination,  taxi,  book,  food,  underwear,  song,  telephone call,  chase,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  police,  kiss

De Rouille Et D'os (2012) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Drama, Romance

De Rouille Et D'os (2012)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money
Locations:snow
Characters:boy
Period:winter
Story:father son reunion,  shoes,  beard,  toy,  employer employee relationship,  coffee,  eating,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  telephone call,  shower,  photograph,  dancing,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  fight,  kiss

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Kate & Leopold (2001)
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Kate & Leopold (2001)

Kate and her actor brother live in N.Y. in the 21st Century. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, lives above her apartment. Stuart finds a space near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time. He goes back to the 19th Century and takes pictures of the place. Leopold -- a man living in the 1870s -- is puzzled by Stuart's tiny camera, follows him back through the gap, and they both ended up in the present day. Leopold is clueless about his new surroundings. He gets help and insight from Charlie who thinks that Leopold is an actor who is always in character. Leopold is a highly intelligent man and tries his best to learn and even improve the modern conveniences that he encounters. (Read More)

Themes:money,  love
Locations:elevator
Characters:boy,  doctor
Story:present,  central park manhattan new york city,  director cameo,  fish out of water,  coffee,  toilet,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  taxi,  watching tv,  food,  telephone call,  new york city,  photograph,  dancing,  character name in title,  kiss

The Wackness (2008)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Wackness (2008)

Friendship, love, and coming of age in New York City, summer of 1994. Luke Shapiro has just graduated from high school, sells marijuana, and trades pot for therapy from a psychologist, Dr. Jeffrey Squires. Luke is attracted to a classmate, Stephanie, who's out of his league and Squires' step-daughter. By July, he's hanging out with Stephanie, taking her on his rounds selling pot out of an ice-cream pushcart. Then things take a turn. In the background, Squires and his wife as well as Luke's parents are having their troubles. This is why The Wackness (2008) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:school,  elevator
Characters:policeman
Story:central park manhattan new york city,  empire state building manhattan new york city,  altered version of studio logo,  reindeer,  park,  coffee,  toilet,  montage,  manhattan new york city,  jail,  vomiting,  book,  drink,  watching tv,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  shower,  new york city,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  police,  kiss

Another Year (2010)
Comedy, Drama

Another Year (2010)

A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years, are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness.

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  christmas
Characters:baby,  doctor
Period:winter
Story:blood test,  tomato,  employer employee relationship,  coffee,  eating,  death of mother,  taxi,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss

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Shallow Hal (2001) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Shallow Hal (2001)

Following the advice of his dying father, Hal dates only women who are physically beautiful. One day, however, he runs into self-help guru Tony Robbins, who hypnotizes him into recognizing only the inner beauty of women. Hal thereafter meets Rosemary, a largely obese woman whom only he can see as a vision of loveliness. But will their relationship survive when Hal's equally shallow friend undoes the hypnosis? (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:elevator
Characters:girl,  boy,  doctor
Story:frat pack,  department store,  coffee,  eating,  lie,  taxi,  drink,  food,  underwear,  new york city,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  nudity,  kiss

Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Good Bye Lenin! (2003)

East Germany, the year 1989: A young man protests against the regime. His mother watches the police arresting him and suffers a heart attack and falls into a coma. Some months later, the GDR does not exist anymore and the mother awakes. Since she has to avoid every excitement, the son tries to set up the GDR again for her in their flat. But the world has changed a lot. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Characters:baby,  policeman,  girl,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Story:belch,  father son reunion,  fainting,  liar,  eating,  montage,  death of mother,  jail,  lie,  taxi,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  song,  voice over narration,  singing,  dancing,  police,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship

Hesher (2010)
Comedy, Drama

Hesher (2010)

T.J., a high school freshman, lost his mother two months before in a car accident: his father pops pills and sits on the couch; his grandmother holds things together, chatting and cooking. T.J. wants the car back from the salvage yard where the owner's son is a bully. By happenstance, Hesher, a foul-mouthed squatter, moves in with T.J's family. T.J. also meets Nicole, a grocery clerk near poverty who helps him once. Hesher involves T.J. in crime, the bully is omnipresent, mom's car is slipping away, dad has checked out, T.J. watches Nicole at work, and his grandma invites him to join her morning walk: the odds are long that T.J. can assemble a family to help him thrive. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  money
Locations:school
Characters:policeman,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Story:class,  pursuit,  storytelling,  liar,  eating,  death of mother,  classroom,  jail,  lie,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  song,  telephone call,  chase,  singing,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  character name in title,  fight,  police

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Nowhere Boy (2009)
Biography, Drama, Music, Romance

Nowhere Boy (2009)

The story of John Lennon's childhood and teenage years from 1944 to 1960, his relationship with his aunt Mimi and his mother Julia -the two dominant women in the first part of his life-, his first meeting with Paul McCartney and George Harrison, their friendship, their love for music and the birth of The Beatles. This is why Nowhere Boy (2009) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:school
Characters:baby,  girl,  boy,  singer
Story:eating,  montage,  death of mother,  lie,  book,  drink,  food,  underwear,  song,  telephone call,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  kiss

Garden State (2004) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Garden State (2004)

Andrew Largeman is a semi-successful television actor who plays a intellectually disabled quarterback. His somewhat controlling and psychiatrist father has led Andrew ("Large") to believe that his mother's wheelchair bound life was his fault. Andrew decides to lay off the drugs that his father and his doctor made him believe that he needed, and began to see life for what it is. He began to feel the pain he had longed for, and began to have a genuine relationship with a girl who had some problems of her own. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  money
Characters:girl,  baby,  policeman,  singer,  doctor
Story:christmas tree,  peep show,  father son reunion,  escalator,  ice skating,  tickling,  fireplace,  storytelling,  liar,  death of mother,  bed,  lie,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  song,  telephone call,  singing,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  police,  kiss

The Night Before (2015)
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

The Night Before (2015)

Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade, their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they're entering adulthood, the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball - the Holy Grail of Christmas parties. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  christmas
Characters:baby
Story:christmas eve,  rockefeller center manhattan new york city,  sleigh,  elf,  santa claus,  manhattan new york city,  hallucination,  voice over narration,  new york city,  singing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship

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The Matador (2005)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Matador (2005)

A chance encounter between a travelling salesman and a lonely hitman triggers a strangely profound relationship which provokes each to act in ways neither would have imagined possible. Fate steps in to form a friendship between two men from irreconcilable worlds that will alter the lives of both forever. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  christmas
Locations:snow
Characters:boy
Story:christmas tree,  happy birthday,  boss,  fireplace,  storytelling,  liar,  park,  coffee,  hallucination,  lie,  taxi,  drink,  watching tv,  underwear,  telephone call,  shower,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  kiss

Lars And The Real Girl (2007)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Lars And The Real Girl (2007)

In this comedy, Lars Lindstrom is an awkwardly shy young man in a small northern town who finally brings home the girl of his dreams to his brother and sister-in-law's home. The only problem is that she's not real - she's a sex doll Lars ordered off the Internet. But sex is not what Lars has in mind, but rather a deep, meaningful relationship. His sister-in-law is worried for him, his brother thinks he's nuts, but eventually the entire town goes along with his delusion in support of this sweet natured boy that they've always loved. (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:office,  snow
Characters:girl,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Period:winter
Story:teddy bear,  eating,  drink,  food,  song,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships

Blue Valentine (2010) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Drama, Romance

Blue Valentine (2010)

Dean Pereira and Cindy Heller Pereira are a young, working class married couple - Dean currently working as a painter, and Cindy working as a nurse in a medical clinic - with a young daughter named Frankie. Despite their relatively tender ages, they are both ravaged by the life they've eked out together and by the experiences they've had leading into their marriage. Dean, a high school drop out, comes from a broken home, where he never really had a mother figure. He never saw himself getting married or having a family despite falling in love at first sight with Cindy. He doesn't have any professional ambition beyond his current work - which he enjoys since he feels he can knock off a beer at 8 o'clock in the morning without it affecting his work - although Cindy believes he has so much more potential in life. Cindy also comes from a dysfunctional family, with her own mother and father not setting an example of a harmonious married or family life. One of her previous serious relationships was with Bobby Ontario, that relationship which has a profound affect on many aspects of her marriage to Dean. Dean and Cindy head off on an overnight getaway together without Frankie, the getaway which may provide a clearer picture if their marriage can survive its many issues. This is why Blue Valentine (2010) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:school
Characters:girl,  singer,  doctor
Story:female in shower,  shoes,  breakfast,  class,  eating,  montage,  classroom,  taxi,  book,  drink,  food,  song,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  shower,  new york city,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  fight

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Big Eyes (2014)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance

Big Eyes (2014)

In San Francisco in the 1950s, Margaret was a woman trying to make it on her own after leaving her husband with only her daughter and her paintings. She meets gregarious ladies' man and fellow painter Walter Keane in a park while she was struggling to make an impact with her drawings of children with big eyes. The two quickly become a pair with outgoing Walter selling their paintings and quiet Margaret holed up at home painting even more children with big eyes. But Walter's actually selling her paintings as his own. A clash of financial success and critical failure soon sends Margaret reeling in her life of lies. With Walter still living the high life, Margaret's going to have to try making it on her own again and re-claiming her name and her paintings. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:reference to the mona lisa,  naivety,  holding hands,  pursuit,  liar,  park,  eating,  montage,  orphan,  reporter,  hallucination,  lie,  book,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  new york city,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  fight

Candy (2006)
Drama, Romance

Candy (2006)

This story is a narration from an Australian man who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. The narrator changes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, while Candy changes from an actress, call girl, streetwalker, and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  money,  love
Characters:baby,  girl,  doctor
Story:candy,  park,  lie,  vomiting,  book,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  shower,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  kiss,  fight

Maid In Manhattan (2002)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Maid In Manhattan (2002)

Marisa Ventura is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall, a handsome heir to a political dynasty, who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Fate steps in and throws the unlikely pair together for one night. When Marisa's true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart, even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx. (Read More)

Themes:christmas,  love
Locations:elevator
Characters:singer
Story:central park manhattan new york city,  christmas tree,  revolving door,  paparazzi,  department store,  santa claus,  class,  liar,  reporter,  manhattan new york city,  lie,  taxi,  watching tv,  new york city,  singing,  dancing,  mother son relationship,  nudity

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Lolita (1997) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Drama, Romance

Lolita (1997)

Humbert Humbert, a British professor coming to the US to teach, rents a room in Charlotte Haze's house, but only after he sees her 14-year-old daughter, Dolores (Lolita), to whom he is immediately attracted. Though he hates the mother, he marries her as this is the only way to be close to the girl, who will prove to be too mature for her age. They start a journey together, trying to hide they're not just (step)father and daughter, throughout the country, being followed by someone whom Humbert first suspects to be from the police. The profound jealousy, and maybe some guilt from the forbidden love, seem slowly to drive the man emotionally labile. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:school
Characters:policeman,  girl,  singer,  doctor
Story:whispering,  pursuit,  toilet,  death of mother,  bed,  lie,  drink,  underwear,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  shower,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  family relationships,  fight,  police,  kiss

Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Comedy, Drama

Sunshine Cleaning (2008)

A family. Rose and Norah, in Albuquerque, lost their mother when they were young. Rose is responsible - a housecleaner, raising her seven-year-old son Oscar. She's also having an affair with Mac, a married cop, her high-school sweetheart. Norah can't hold a job. Their dad, Joe, is quirky. When Oscar is expelled for odd behavior, Rose wants to earn enough to send him to private school. Mac suggests she clean up after crime scenes, suicides, and deaths that go undiscovered for awhile. Rose enlists Norah, and Sunshine Cleaners is born. Norah bonds with the dead, Rose finds out that it's a regulated business, and complications arise. Can a family marked by tragedy sort things out? This is why Sunshine Cleaning (2008) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003). (Read More)

Themes:money
Locations:elevator,  school
Characters:policeman,  boy
Story:candy,  shoes,  tv news,  storytelling,  liar,  montage,  death of mother,  bed,  lie,  vomiting,  watching tv,  telephone call,  shower,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  police

The Painted Veil (2006)
Drama, Romance

The Painted Veil (2006)

This love story has Kitty meeting young, intelligent, shy and somewhat dull Dr. Walter Fane, whose forte is the study of infectious diseases, and the convenient marriage that she finds herself committed to. It is in this web of intrigue that they head for China, only after Walter discovers Kitty's infidelity with one dashing and witty diplomat Charlie Townsend. So much as to hide her from herself and to help thwart a cholera outbreak, this is a marriage more than on the rocks. This is a cold, indifferent and loveless partnership in a vast unknown and deadly environment that will test both these flightless lovebirds and with the hardships and tolerances more than any had ever anticipated. A visual delight amid the pain and suffering of a dying people and failing marriage. Will a cure be found for both, before it's too late? (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Characters:baby,  policeman,  boy,  singer,  doctor
Story:candy,  fainting,  class,  nun,  eating,  orphan,  classroom,  vomiting,  book,  drink,  food,  song,  telephone call,  chase,  singing,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  fight,  kiss,  police

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Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan (2006)
Comedy

Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan (2006)

Borat Sagdiyev is a TV reporter of a popular show in Kazakhstan as Kazakhstan's sixth most famous man and a leading journalist. He is sent from his home to America by his government to make a documentary about American society and culture. Borat takes a course in New York City to understand American humor. While watching Baywatch on TV, Borat discovers how beautiful their women are in the form of C. J. Parker, who was played by actress Pamela Anderson who hails from Malibu, California. He decides to go on a cross-country road trip to California in a quest to make her his wife and take her back to his country. On his journey Borat and his producer encounter a country full of strange and wonderful Americans, real people in real chaotic situations with hysterical consequences. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:elevator
Characters:singer
Story:central park manhattan new york city,  reporter,  escalator,  fish out of water,  fainting,  tv news,  pursuit,  toilet,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  underwear,  song,  telephone call,  brother brother relationship,  chase,  new york city,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship

Another Earth (2011) is one of the best movies like Elf (2003)
Drama, Romance, Sci-fi

Another Earth (2011)

SPOILER: Seventeen year-old Rhoda Williams receives an acceptance letter from MIT and she celebrates with her friends. On the same night, a planet similar and close to Earth is discovered and called Earth 2. Rhoda drives her car looking at Earth 2 and crashes with composer John Burroughs, killing his pregnant wife and his baby son. Rhoda goes to prison and four years later she is released and moves to her parents' house. She finds a job as high-school janitor, but tries to commit suicide. She survives, however, and submits an essay to a contest where the prize is a ticket to travel to Earth 2. Meanwhile the scientists discover that Earth 2 is a mirror of Earth and the synchronicity between the dwellers was interrupted when the planets were seen by each other. One day, Rhoda decides to visit John Burroughs, whose life was destroyed after the death of his family, to admit to him that she had killed his family. However she does not have the nerve to tell him the truth. So she lies and tells him he has won a free cleaning service of his home. Rhoda wins the writing contest, but meanwhile John and she have fallen in love with each other. Rhoda has to take a decision whether she goes or stays, but she wants to tell John the truth first. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  love
Locations:snow,  school
Characters:baby
Period:winter
Story:candy,  holding hands,  tv news,  storytelling,  liar,  toilet,  eating,  jail,  lie,  vomiting,  drink,  watching tv,  food,  voice over narration,  telephone call,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  nudity

Adoration (2013)
Drama, Romance

Adoration (2013)

Lil ('Naomi Watts' (qv)) and Roz ('Robin Wright (V)' (qv)) are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering emotions that have been mounting between them, and each find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:office
Characters:baby,  boy,  singer
Story:happy birthday,  eating,  lie,  vomiting,  book,  drink,  food,  song,  telephone call,  singing,  photograph,  dancing,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  kiss,  nudity,  fight

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