Movies like Time Out

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Time Out (2001)
Original name: L'emploi du temps
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: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, enigmatic, bleak, meditative, melancholic ...
Plot: unemployment, down on your luck, countryside, dishonesty, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, couple relations, crimes, society, couples, family relations, smuggling, theft, swindle, thief, sleeping in a car, impostor, cell phone, deception, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, workplace, loneliness, solitude ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, europe, france, tokyo

Most similar movies to Time Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and emotional films with plots about couples, family relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Time Out: Week-ends (2014), Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002), In Mom's Head (2007), Last Winter (2011), A Single Girl (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.5
 153
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: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: friendship, crumbling marriage, countryside, couple relations, breakup, couples, family problems, friends, introspection, self discovery, life turned upside down, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, psychological
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, wife husband relationship, extramarital affair, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
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78%
 6.2
 359
In Mom's Head (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lulu's mother is depressed and has been as far back as she can remember, Lulu is determined to discover the truth behind her listlessness.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, countryside, unfulfillment, youth, family relations, coming of age, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.8
 151
Last Winter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young farmer in Central France tries to sustain his spiritual connection to the land amid the crushing pressures of modern agriculture in this brooding drama.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: farm, village life, life is a bitch, countryside, social relations, village, nothing goes right, down on your luck, workplace situations, estrangement, society, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, down on your luck, new wave, twentysomething life, urban, working class, couples, family relations, social relations, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: introspection, terminal illness, butterfly, suburbs, society, unfulfillment, best friends, couple relations, parents and children, suburban life, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 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, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family relations, folk, self discovery, on the road, couple relations, obsessive quest, infidelity, pregnancy, love and romance, couples, bear, train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 2K
Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems, life is a bitch, single parent, dealing with death, redemption, friendship, down on your luck, missing person, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.4
 131
The Way Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap," which is racism, the society's prejudices, ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: unemployment, social misfits, realism, parents and children, life is a bitch, misfit, society, family problems, family relations, couple relations, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Girl on the Train (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Girl on the Train is a 2009 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Jeanne is a young woman, striking but otherwise without qualities. Her mother tries to get her a job in the office of a lawyer, Bleistein, her lover years ago. Jeanne ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: anti semitism, human nature, destructive relationship, suburbs, parents and children, false accusation, dishonesty, media, couples, family relations, journalism, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 313
Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: serious, psychological, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, writer's life, human nature, introspection, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, culture clash, haunted by the past, wartime life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
You Will Be My Son (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul de Marseul, a prestigious wine-maker and owner of a renowned chateau and vineyard in Saint-Emilion, is disheartened by the notion of his son Martin taking over the family business. Martin does not seem to have inherited the qualities that Paul ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: intrigue, parents and children, family business, estate, family in crisis, countryside, workplace intrigue, rivalry, family relations, introspection, boss and employee, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 271
Heat Wave (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: One hot afternoon in the south of France, several paths are converging towards a tragic conclusion. Those involved are: Stéphane and Luigi, two cousins who have just emerged from adolescence; Georges, a retired old man; Amélie, Luigi’s ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, emotional
Plot: murder, golden years, coming of age, human nature, introspection, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, crimes, elderly, youth, family relations, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, marseille provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 272
In the Open (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Elisa, a thirty-eight-year old woman, leaves for a week with her husband and young daughter on a vacation to a house in the country. Everything is going for her: she has a successful professional career, loves her family, has enough money for a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: countryside, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, couple relations, estrangement, couples, family relations, family problems, drunk, puppy, sex scene, noise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: racism, taxi driver, parents and children, addiction, factory, drug abuse, society, couples, life is a bitch, immigrants, assassination, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, europe, france, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 38
Off Beat (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lukas (Hans Jakob Mühlethaler) is a successful hip hop star on a drug fuelled fade, much to the annoyance of his producer/lover, Mischa (Domenico Pecoraio). When Mischa opts to include Lukas' brother Sämi (Manuel Neuburger) on his latest ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: musician's life, drugs/alcohol, hip hop, rock, siblings relations, drug abuse, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, downfall, ego clash, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 555
An Open Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mila and Javier, both renowned surgeons and both passionate about their work, have been madly in love for the past 10 years. They have always taken great care to preserve their extraordinary love for each other and refuse to succumb to the routine ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: crumbling marriage, couples, supportive spouse, couple relations, doctors and patients, addiction, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, power relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 1K
One Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, human nature, urban, moral dilemma, introspection, couple relations, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, tense ...
Plot: solidarity, unemployment, working class, society, moral dilemma, couple relations, couples, family relations, labor union, supportive coworker, stolen money, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: marseille, europe, france, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 249
Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Adrift begins with the wedding of Duyen and Hai. Duyen is a beautiful tourist guide and translator who marries Hai, a taxi driver who is two years her junior. Duyen thinks the marriage will make her happy but it turns out more difficult, especially ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love, urban, infidelity, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, self discovery, estrangement, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 45
Freeway (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: life turned upside down, moral dilemma, couple relations, family in crisis, couples, family problems, disorder, hit and run, accident, suicide, hospital, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: dancer, jealousy, family relations, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, family business, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, college dropout, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 653
Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, countryside, on the run, crime, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, starting over, death in the family, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.7
 166
Labrador (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A desolate, windswept island. Stella and Oskar, a young couple, visit Stella's father Nathan who lives alone with his labrador. Stella is pregnant and looking forward to having a baby, but Oskar appears to have doubts. When Oskar falls prey to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, couples, island, family relations, pets, ego clash, intrigue, manipulations, pregnancy, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 686
My Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. "Mummy" is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: family relations, overprotective mother, teenage boy, parents and children, youth, family problems, suburbs, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, suburban life, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries. Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme. His work is fulfilling. Vera, however, feels increasingly lost in Yaounde’s ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: couple relations, plague, unfulfillment, couples, losing-it hero, destructive relationship, heroes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
In Praise of Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Someone we hear talking - but whom we do not see - speaks of a project which describes the four key moments of love: meeting, physical passion, arguments/separation and making up. This project is to be told through three couples: young, adult and ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: golden years, master and servant, showbiz, filmmaking, politics, cinema, car, graffiti, essay, philosophy, book, pornography ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 501
Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, tragic hero, betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, terminal illness, dishonesty, life is a bitch, threesome, sex in car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 356
Louise Wimmer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The middle-aged titular heroine (Masiero) of this bare-bones, Dardenne-esque debut has certainly fallen on hard times: Living between her car and a storage shed, working a part-time job as a hotel chambermaid, and trying against all odds to obtain ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: starting over, human spirit, down on your luck, hopes, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, optimism, disorder, female full frontal nudity, sex, dog, shower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: village life, avarice, provence, farm, countryside, human nature, village, cons and scams, neighbor, dishonesty, down on your luck, crimes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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