Movies like After the Wedding 2006

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After the Wedding (2006)
 7.7
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After the Wedding (2006)
Original name: Efter brylluppet
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, melancholic, light, serious, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: wedding, marriage, poverty, family, wealth, family bonds, family relations, family secret, family problems, parents and children, financial problem, hopes, couple relations, idealism, character study, death, hotel, adultery, father daughter relationship, infidelity, terminal illness, love, catastrophe, indians, twists and turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, india, bombay india, copenhagen denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, melancholic and talky films with plots about storytelling, mentor, runaway, depression, loneliness, family relations and relationships mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like After the Wedding: In a Better World (2010), Open Hearts (2002), The Hunt (2012), Like Father, Like Son (2013), The Inheritance (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In a Better World (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, emotional, bleak, harsh ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sudan, denmark, europe, london ...
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 7.5
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Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love story, hospital, relationships, love, extramarital affair, destructive relationship, car accident, crumbling marriage, life philosophy, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.3
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The Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, psychological, disturbing, sad ...
Plot: injustice, teacher, life turned upside down, false accusation, child abuse, father son relationship, pedophile, social injustice, friendship between men, divorced man, divorce, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Like Father, Like Son (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own.
Style: thought provoking, touching, emotional, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, architect, family reunited, boy, family relations, self discovery, identity crisis, life turned upside down, introspection, moral dilemma, parenthood, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Inheritance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Danish man, Christoffer, lives a life of joy and happiness with his wife Maria in Stockholm. When his father dies his mother insists that Christoffer take over management of the family industry which is in danger of bankruptcy. He is torn ...
Style: enigmatic, meditative, serious, sincere, stylized ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, denmark, europe, south of france ...
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43%
 7.5
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All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: depressing, emotional, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: working class, dysfunctional family, family relations, taxi driver, loneliness, depression, injustice, family problems, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, new jersey, europe, florida ...
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The Edge of Heaven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, lyrical, psychological, political ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: germany, turkey, hamburg germany, europe, istanbul turkey ...
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100%
 7.5
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Brothers (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Danish officer, Michael (Thomsen), is sent away to the International Security Assistance Force operation in Afghanistan for three months. His first mission there is to find a young radar technician who had been separated from his squad some ...
Style: emotional, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, depression, politics, brutality, relationships, brothers, war, family problems, brother brother relationship, prisoner, family relations, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: afghanistan, california, tokyo, europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, talky, atmospheric ...
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Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 20K
The Son's Room (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, meditative, sad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, grief, parents and children, marriage crisis, family problems, hopes, overcoming, redemption, family in crisis, running ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, emotional, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: imaginary friend, adultery, dysfunctional family, character study, human nature, couple relations, jealous spouse, dishonesty, lifestyle, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, dysfunctional family, tragedy, family, relationships, life, honest, parenthood, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.
Style: sincere, touching, depressing, gloomy, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 7K
Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: emotional, intense, talky, serious, sincere ...
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Broken Wings (2002)
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Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, lyrical, depressing, stylized ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Namesake (2006)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Liam (2000)
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Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, bleak, emotional, sincere, depressing ...
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Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, ireland, london, europe, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.2
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Country: USA
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Style: sexy, affectionate, unusual plot structure, harsh, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie has had four children, by four different fathers, removed by social services because of a previous violent relationship. When she meets Jorge, a gentle Latin American refugee, she gradually sees her chance for happiness, but her history still ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
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Wonderland (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: There's little wonder in the working-class lives of Bill, Eileen, and their three grown daughters. They're lonely Londoners. Nadia, a cafe waitress, places personal ads, looking for love; Debbie, a single mom, entertains men at the hair ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, talky, gloomy ...
Plot: working class, loneliness, life, multiple storylines, existentialism, parents and children, society, couple relations, relationships, sister sister relationship, weekend, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, los angeles, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Celebration (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech ...
Style: cerebral, art house, disturbing, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: incest, suicide, birthday, family secret, child abuse, hotel, sexual abuse, party, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, dogma, drunk ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 4K
Alone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city. She finds a job as a cleaner and tries to survive in a wretched apartment in the shabby part of a big city. She is pregnant, and the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sexy, erotic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: spain, tokyo, europe, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 136K
Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, supportive spouse, columbia university, terminal illness, illness, family bonds, doctors, mental illness, professor, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 7K
Ulee's Gold (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An elderly beekeeper and Vietnam vet must rescue his daughter-in-law and protect his grandchildren from killers.
Style: realistic, affectionate, poignant, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Plot: beekeeper, dysfunctional family, prison, bee, mental illness, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, mentor, loneliness, honest, happy ending, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 101K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, sad, reflective, emotional ...
Plot: elderly, aging, death, elderly lovers, husband wife relationship, illness, love, family, family relations, daughter, life & death, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Safety of Objects (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburban landscape, the lives of several families interlace with loss, despair and personal crisis. Esther Gold has lost focus on all but caring for her comatose son, Paul, and neglects her daughter and husband. Lawyer Jim Train is devoted to ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, confusing, depressing, philosophical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, guilt, loneliness, family relations, coma, family life, family problems, crumbling marriage, single parent, society, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
You Can Count on Me (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single mother, workplace, character study, introspection, love and romance, free spirited, family secret, parents and children, hopes, workplace romance, small town, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 50K
Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: sad, touching, emotional, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: loss of child, grief, death in the family, estrangement, housewife, marriage, tragedy, memory, redemption, family problems, secrets, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 2K
Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, aging, loneliness, lovers reunited, golden years, love triangle, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 50s, 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, adelaide south australia, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%