Movies like Giant 2009

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Giant (2009)
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Giant (2009)
Original name: Gigante
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Germany, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A chronicle of a supermarket security guard's obsession with a late-shift janitor.
Style: sincere, touching, clever, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: nightshift, supermarket, janitor, obsession, stalking, suburbs, voyeurism, dishonesty, security guard, shoplifting, internet dating, worker, boss, brother sister relationship, first date, video surveillance, surveillance, uncle nephew relationship, blind date, security camera, warning, surveillance camera, destruction of property, protestor, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and contemplative films with plots about family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, introspection and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Giant: The Delay (2012), A Useful Life (2010), Stopped on Track (2011), Las Acacias (2011), The Salesman (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Delay (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Mexico, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Agustín forgets things; he is aging and he knows it. María is never alone: she watches over everyone, sleeps very little, and works too much. She’s increasingly overwhelmed. One day, on impulse, María decides to abandon Agustín. The tightening ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, mental illness, family life, working class, life is a bitch, society, urban ghetto life, single parent, old man, poverty, nursing, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, uruguay
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A Useful Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Spain
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life after the cinema he worked at for over 25 years is forced to shut down.
Style: realistic, sentimental, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, theater, introspection, starting over, cinema, society, love and romance, looking for love, optimism, hopes, movie theatre
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america
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94%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, emotional, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, hospital, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, dealing with death, sickness, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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85%
When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A director with two weeks left on his latest production fakes an ulcer to pursue a romance with his lead actress.
Style: clever, sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, postmodernism, sexual relations, filmmaking, nudity (full frontal - brief), screenwriter, female nudity, artists and showbiz, manipulations, manipulation, under the surface, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Las Acacias (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rubén is a middle-aged Argentinian truck driver transporting timber between Paraguay and Buenos Aires. One day, at a truck stop, he picks up a young Paraguayan woman, Jacinta, whom his employer had told to take to Buenos Aires. To Rubén's ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: on the road, hitchhiker, unlikely couple, hopes, human nature, introspection, delivery, border crossing, brother sister relationship, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, truck driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, paraguay, latin america, south america, buenos aires argentina
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79%
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The Salesman (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: With an enthralling central performance by Gilbert Sicotte, this masterful debut feature examines the life of the top car salesman in a fading Quebec town as events challenge the 67-year-old’s sense of identity and the meaning of life at the most ...
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: obsession, aging, working class, retiring, social relations, workplace situations, small town, elderly, society, bittersweet, humble, small town life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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64%
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The Spectator (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Valeria is a passive onlooker to her own life in Turin, and she grows so obsessed with the activities of her neighbor Massimo that when he moves to Rome she decides to follow him. There she meets and unexpectedly befriends Massimo's companion ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: voyeurism, love triangle, fall in love, destructive relationship, obsession, romance, stalking, dishonesty, estrangement, couples, redemption, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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57%
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Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, social relations, youth, parents and children, haunted by the past, single parent, teenage life, suburbs, self discovery, coming of age, teenager, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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53%
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7 Days in Havana (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cuba, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young American boy is trying to break into the acting business, and goes to Cuba during a film festival.
Style: contemplative, realistic, anthology, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: city life, self discovery, society, introspection, culture clash, tour guide, lifestyle, musician, actor, singer, urban, flying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, havana cuba, cuba
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52%
Once Upon a Time Veronica (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A finely tuned, emotionally raw portrait of a woman’s conflicted entry into adulthood, Once Upon a Time Veronica is a thoroughly modern anti–fairy tale. Director Marcelo Gomes shows a rare ability to get under the skin — and cut close to the ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: labia, introspection, unfulfillment, graphic violence, world, dull life, cause and meaning, emotionless, strong female presence, urban, violence, city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Fly with the Crane (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Serenely resigned to his impending death but deeply afraid at the prospect of being cremated, an elderly carpenter seeks to have his last wishes carried out in this gentle, beautifully realized drama from director Li Ruijin. (TIFF)
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, death in the family, elderly, little girl, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, little boy, cousin cousin relationship, youth, cremation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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51%
Las cosas como son (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerónimo is an antisocial person who rents rooms to foreign people, and then registers their belongings. Sanna, a beautiful and funny Nordic girl arrives at Jerónimo's house, bringing a breath of fresh air to his life. He becomes obsessed ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: opposites attract, under the surface, obsession, foreigner, drugs/alcohol, wooing, stalking, cooking, laptop, norwegian, dancing, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, chile, santiago de chile, santiago chile
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49%
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August Winds (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Shirley has left the big city to live in a small seaside town and look after her elderly grandmother. She drives a tractor on a local coconut plantation, loves rock music and wants to be a tattoo artist. She feels trapped in the tiny coastal ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, village life, village, realism, social relations, large penis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, care, nudity (full frontal - brief), dealing with death, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Stone's Throw (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Olivia lives in a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada along with her son, Thomas, a daughter, Sarah, and has been separated from her French-speaking husband, Jean Marc. She has an estranged brother named Jack Walker who she has not seen for many ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, contemplative
Plot: single parent, family relations, estrangement, best friends, environmentalism, haunted by the past, investigation, love affair, society, parents and children, idealism, toxic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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46%
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Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the crumbling environs of Calcutta, Labour of Love is a lyrical unfolding of two ordinary lives suspended in the duress of a spiralling recession.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, working class, romance, society, couples, couple relations, introspection, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, bittersweet, solitude, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Above Us Only Sky (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A woman discovers the man she has lived with for years is not who she thought he was...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: couple relations, starting over, betrayal, hopes, dishonesty, couples, longing, human nature, love, lie, death of husband, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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43%
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Party Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Angélique is a 60-year-old bar hostess. She still likes to party, she still likes men. At night, she makes them drink, in a cabaret by the French-German border. As time goes by, clients become rare. But Michel, her regular client, is still in love ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: nightlife, elderly, aging, realism, introspection, cabaret, party girl, old woman, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship, golden years, chance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mourning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A violent quarrel breaks out between a couple at midnight. Being at a relative's house in the north of Iran, they depart for Tehran in the middle of the night, but they do not bring along their son. Something terrible happens on their way...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: couples, family relations, death in the family, on the road, couple relations, misfit, mute or deaf, protecting from truth, family problems, nephew, desperation, brawl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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40%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, south, society, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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39%
The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, christmas, family relations, homecoming, reunion, parents and children, sibling relationship, holiday, irish american, estranged father, brother sister relationship, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
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The Bird (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman, withdrawn from life, rescues a live bird that had been trapped in the wall of her apartment.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: strong female presence, estrangement, restaurant, beach, food, cigarette smoking, kiss, bird, movie theatre
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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37%
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Frailer (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman diagnosed with terminal lung cancer gathers her three dearest friends together to make the most of the time she has left.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: friendship, best friends, friends, siblings relations, unfulfillment, terminal illness, family relations, strong female presence, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
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37%
Little White Lie (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Little White Lie follows the story of a luckless actor named Barry who has recently split from his girlfriend. He is seen wallowing at home in his pyjamas, where he becomes fixated on a children's television presenter who he sees on daytime ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, film within a film, male female relationship, actor, down on your luck, dublin ireland, therapist, conundrum, tv show in film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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37%
Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten women give monologues to camera, each remembering a man who was important in their lives.
Style: clever, touching, sincere, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, gender, romance, dangerous attraction, male female relationship, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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37%
In the Beginning (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: France, present day. A professional conman passes himself off as the boss of a construction site building a highway extension. He cons the whole region, hires dozens of workers and cynically enjoys the profits of his scam until he meets the lady ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, clever, contemplative
Plot: mayor, pretense, fall in love, self discovery, cons and scams, power of love, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, small time, deception, bribery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, flanders
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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: realistic, serious, psychological, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: couples, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, plague, heroes, couple relations, losing-it hero
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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36%
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Museum Hours (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the Kunsthistorisches Art Museum in Vienna, a museum guard and a visiting out-of-towner find refuge in life, art, and each other, in Jem Cohen’s painterly rumination on how art influences and echoes contemporary society.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: museum, friendship, tour guide, postmodernism, city life, security guard, art, nudity (full frontal - brief), cause and meaning, friends, urban, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Exchange (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family man becomes obsessed with looking at his own life out of context.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: couple relations, family life, introspection, midlife crisis, obsession, couples, family relations, hopes, surrealism, lie, husband wife relationship, routine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Back to Stay (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Marina, Sofia and Violeta deal differently with the death of their grandmother.
Style: sincere, contemplative, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, estrangement, sister sister relationship, everyday life, friendship, society, siblings relations, family life, death in the family, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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35%
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The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, contemplative, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, introspection, elderly, drug abuse, terminal illness, dealing with death, disease, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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35%