Movies like Happy End 2009

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Happy End (2009)
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Happy End (2009)
Original name: Les Derniers jours du monde
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Robinson, appropriately named as we will soon discover, is on vacation in Biarritz with his wife. What follows is the story behind the loss of his arm, a story that becomes increasingly bizarre and eventually apocalyptic, leading us down a narrative path of labyrinthine complexity. The resulting film is an extraordinary feat of imagination and daring, set against the backdrop of a world on the verge of destruction.
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, offbeat, non-linear
Plot: apocalypse, virus, poison, contamination, couple relations, on the road, obsession, love and romance, track down, fall in love, couples, chases and races, chaos, vacation, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, love, end of the world, death, female nudity, suicide, snow, radiation, male nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
Place: france, spain, europe

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Most similar movies to Happy End

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, realistic and atmospheric films with plots about couples, couple relations, family relations, husband wife relationship, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and apocalypse mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Happy End: 4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011), Target (2011), These Final Hours (2013), Parts Per Billion (2014), For the Good of Others (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Switzerland, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: apocalypse, couples, couple relations, introspection, danger, sexual relations, chaos, global warming, friendship, end of the world, one day, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
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Target (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In the year 2020, a group of wealthy Moscovites travel to an abandoned astrophysics complex, rumoured to have enough power to halt the process of aging.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: utopia, family relations, obsession, aging, human nature, youth, elderly, couples, society, escapades, social differences, fountain of youth ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: russia, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
These Final Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, emotional, road movie ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, race against time, life is a bitch, chaos, on the road, redemption, little girl, track down, chaos and mayhem, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Parts Per Billion (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: survival, chaos, virus, couple relations, apocalypse, couples, danger, deadly, love and romance, fiance fiancee relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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For the Good of Others (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor so used to working in extreme situations that he has immunized himself to others' pain. He has switched off from his work, his partner and his commitment as a father. Over the course of a disturbing meeting, Diego is ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, doctors and patients, memory loss, intrigue, couple relations, estrangement, rivalry, doctor, society, supernatural ability, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
It's All About Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Canada, Spain, USA, Japan, Sweden, UK, Italy, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, enigmatic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: apocalypse, cloning, lovers on the run, romance, chaos, couple relations, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, estrangement, airport, divorce ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Annihilation Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two scientists fight to save the planet after a group of terrorists destroy a particle accelerator.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: chaos, technology gone awry, apocalypse, race against time, danger, terrorism, scientist, destruction, save the planet, catastrophe, distopia, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, switzerland, barcelona, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 4K
On the Beach (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The world has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, gloomy ...
Plot: apocalypse, save the world, survival, heroic mission, atomic bomb, race against time, navy, nuclear, chaos, danger, adventure, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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No Blade of Grass (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A strange new virus has appeared, which only attacks strains of grasses such as wheat and rice, and the world is descending into famine and chaos. Architect John, along with his family and friends, is making his way from London to his brother's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: contamination, survival, apocalypse, family in danger, family relations, chaos, farm, virus, distopia, human nature, plague, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Empty (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A suspenseful drama about a young couple on a road trip who get caught in the midst of a worldwide gas shortage.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: chaos, couples, social differences, on the road, couple relations, international crisis, life is a bitch, danger, escapades, global warming, distopia, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 2K
Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, obsessive quest, love and romance, on the road, pregnancy, couple relations, family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, folk, train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 529
Far (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Serge is a long distance lorry driver between Morocco andEurope. In Tangier, he tries to reconcile with his former girlfriend, Sarah. She has refused to have anything to do with him since her mother’s death and intends to join her brother in ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, couples, romance, love and romance, immigrants, friends, introspection, tragic love, working class, parents and children, cons and scams, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Week-ends (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It sometimes takes little to spoil a weekend in the country. A simple misunderstanding in a supermarket parking lot, a bad reaction, and there you go, everything is awry. Nothing is going well for Christine. Jean leaves her. Her oldest friends, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, touching ...
Plot: friendship, countryside, introspection, couple relations, self discovery, breakup, disorder, family problems, couples, family relations, life turned upside down, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Creative Control (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Smooth advertising executive David is in a relationship with yoga teacher Juliette. Then his eye is caught by Sophie, the girlfriend of his best friend Wim, a fashion photographer. Things get completely out of hand during a campaign for augmented ...
Style: psychological, stylized, tense, mind bending, semi serious ...
Plot: virtual reality, workplace, obsession, love affair, workplace situations, infidelity, disorder, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, buddies, dysfunctional relationship, unrequited love ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The New Eve (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Camille is an emancipated 30-something woman who has no desire to settle down and have a family, preferring to coast along on a succession of ephemeral relationships and one-night stands. However, her lifestyle fails to satisfy her fully, and in a ...
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, obsession, politics, bittersweet, militant, thirtysomething life, couples, family relations, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Like a Star Shining in the Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple finds out what love truly means when one of them has a brush with death. When Anne and Marc met, it was love at first sight, and the longer they were together, the more they realized they never wanted to be apart. But not long after ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: optimism, terminal illness, radiation, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, couples, couple relations, male female relationship, family relations, family reunited, love, wedding planning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 173K
Melancholia (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, surreal, serious ...
Plot: depression, nihilism, human nature, wedding, apocalypse, collision, suicide, nervous breakdown, sister sister relationship, power outage, fear, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Where Have All the People Gone (1974)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to white powder, leaving behind only empty clothing. A handful ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, catastrophe, distopia, chaos, nuclear holocaust, demolished city, family life, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 982
Real (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Koichi and Atsumi are lovers who have known each other all their lives. A year ago, however, a suicide attempt by Atsumi left her in a coma. Through 'sensing', a type of neurosurgical procedure allowing contact with the intentional aspect ...
Style: psychological, surreal, serious, emotional, mind bending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coma, virtual reality, surrealism, confronting the past, couple relations, love and romance, bittersweet, couples, true love, haunted by the past, love, inside the mind ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hua, a young woman from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the university, drifting between former lovers and recent French acquaintances. She meets Matthieu, a young worker ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, sexual content, couple relations, fish out of water, rape, sex scene, love and romance, fall in love, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 200K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, survival, virus, plague, family in danger, danger, suicide, hysteria, natural disaster, graphic violence, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 5K
Time Out (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An unemployed man finds his life sinking more and more into trouble as he hides his situation from his family and friends.
Style: psychological, serious, enigmatic, meditative, compassionate ...
Plot: unemployment, life is a bitch, couple relations, down on your luck, family problems, crimes, society, dishonesty, thief, swindle, deception, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
To Paint or Make Love (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: swinger, mate swapping, swingers, swinger couple, wife swapping, marriage, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The End (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of old friends gets together for a weekend in a mountain cabin. Years have gone by and yet nothing seems to have changed between them. But lurking behind the laughter and stories is a murky episode from the past that continues to haunt them. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: survival, apocalypse, friendship, haunted by the past, danger, chaos, isolation, reunion, escapades, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
You Can't Write a Letter (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julien and Nina sign a pact with the universe: they must enjoy life, whatever the cost. Will that decision lead them to happiness, or to their disappearance?
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, optimism, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, sister sister relationship, love, death, unfulfillment, nudity (full frontal - brief), kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 1K
Hemel (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Divided into chapters, the film first chronicles Hemel's many sexual conquests, but then takes on a different tone as it explores her complicated relationship with her father, Gijs. A dapper auctioneer, Gijs has dated a series of younger women ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, realistic, sexy, emotional ...
Plot: sexual relations, father daughter relationship, parents and children, couple relations, self discovery, fall in love, couples, looking for love, sex addict, womanizer, family relations, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: contemplative, talky, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, introspection, romance, seaport, unfulfillment, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 972
Mercy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Norway, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A German couple, Niels and Maria, and their teenage son Markus move to the Norwegian coastal town of Hammerfest, hoping for a new beginning in the land of endless twilight. Instead they find themselves drifting further apart. Niels submerges himself ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: road accident, winter, guilt, couples, hopes, starting over, on the run, couple relations, human nature, husband wife relationship, terminal illness, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 15K
The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: cold war, nuclear war, apocalypse, radiation, nuclear holocaust, survival, catastrophe, danger, hysteria, chaos, nuclear threat, demolished city ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, ussr, nebraska, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 42
Supernatural (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Thailand, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In a futurist world, the Thai kingdom has been transformed by ‘The Leader’ into 'the Realm of people who have done good deeds and earned merits'. It’s a nice place to be, even though the inhabitants are plagued by an indefinable ...
Style: erotic, avant garde, homoerotic, romantic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, erotica, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay erotica, male nudity, nature, asian, gay lead character, gay couple, love and romance, lgbt ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%