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In a Better World
Original name: Hævnen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, melancholic, intense, harsh, compassionate, sincere, psychological, disturbing, reflective, earnest, touching, interesting, talky, depressing, cerebral, brutal, heartbreaking, gloomy, stylized, captivating, thought provoking, tense, scenic, dark
Plot: friendship, bullying, revenge, hospital, father son relationship, vengeance, violence, loneliness, school, human nature, mentor, childhood, tragedy, cancer, justice, life & death, storytelling, unlikely friendships, death, bully, morality, relationships, sacrifice, adolescence, life philosophy, violent, doctors, redemption, parents and children, idealism, kids in trouble, brutality, corruption, runaway, alone in the world, culture clash, small town, betrayal, philosophy, depression, islam, divorce, drinking, coming of age, parenthood, destiny, moral ambiguity, psychology, happy ending, solitude, guilt, life, friends, youth, family problems, family relations, moral dilemma, buddies, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, adultery, sex, life is a bitch, misfit, society, marital problem, anger, bomb, cruelty, refugees, teacher, family values, picked on, alienation, financial problem, classmates, woman, bomb explosion, climbing a ladder, summer house, video chat, pain killer, boys' bathroom, dental braces, swede, rubik's cube, cobweb, pacifism, stethoscope, soccer ball, biblical reference, necrophilia, dock, playing a video game, war zone, playground, swing, peer pressure, forgiveness, head bandage, leg wound, wind, patient, malaria, pride, school principal, countryside, loss of mother, toy car, crutches, grandmother grandson relationship, jumping into water, saving a life, landscape, pain, torment, fireworks, marital separation, kite, single father, african, refugee camp, text messaging, infection, warlord, blood on shirt, harbor, hysteria, hate, punched in the chest, sadist, friendship between boys, retaliation, cremation, gunpowder, female doctor, head wound, illness, suffering, kiss on the forehead, name calling, sunglasses, surgical operation, child, widower, nature, boat, vandalism, garage, webcam, disappearance, 12 year old, automatic rifle, loss of wife, stabbing, tattoo, lake, internet, spider, threat, fight, surgery, threatened with a knife, backpack, church, wound, ambulance, pickup truck, missing son, absent father, pregnancy, classroom, explosion, auto mechanic, death of mother, grief, death of wife, desert, computer, police station, knife, beaten to death, beating, van, blonde, infidelity, psychopath, rifle, truck, photograph, cell phone, jealousy, extramarital affair, tent, coffin, police car, liar, swimming, running, flowers, gurney, funeral, bicycle, gay slur, hit in the face, murder, police, brother brother relationship, elevator, crying, apology, telephone call, fear, boy, promise, handshake, lie, friend, marriage, rooftop, baby, nurse, blood, doctor, remote control, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, kiss, student, newcomer, sadism, loss of parent, loss of family member, abuse, injury, camp, widow widower, characters in danger, swedish, suicide, male nudity, fantasy world, family drama, classic car, brothers, art
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, africa, europe, sudan, israel
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, melancholic and serious films with plots including tragedy, mentor, storytelling, loneliness, depression, redemption and runaway themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like In a Better World: Open Hearts (2002), 12 and Holding (2005), Detachment (2011), Sling Blade (1996), After the Wedding (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Open Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic, emotional, bleak, sincere, talky, compassionate, cerebral, harsh, reflective, enigmatic, light, stylized, meditative, intense, road movie, atmospheric, psychological, depressing, philosophical, dramatic
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Place: denmark, tokyo
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12 and Holding
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, intense, interesting, melancholic, disturbing, psychological, clever, sad, bleak, earnest, talky, tense, depressing, brutal, gloomy, suspense, sentimental, harsh, reflective, cerebral
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    User:   76%
 
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Sling Blade
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, compassionate, emotional, interesting, intense, captivating, earnest, psychological, talky, reflective, suspense, cerebral, tense, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, melancholic, clever, enigmatic, rough, sincere, depressing, dark humor, dark
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   92%
 
After the Wedding
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, heartbreaking, serious, dramatic, intense, tense, reflective, enigmatic, melancholic, cerebral, compassionate, sincere, interesting, harsh, bleak, talky, light, stylized, cynical
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, india, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   100%
 
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Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, sexual, heartbreaking, sad, serious, harsh, depressing, melancholic, emotional, touching, brutal, gloomy, dramatic, disturbing, interesting, reflective, sincere, road movie, compassionate, breathtaking, bad ending, thought provoking, intense, dark
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Place: sweden, estonia, europe, mcdonald's restaurant, russia, denmark
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System:   75%
    User:   75%
 
 7.2
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, serious, intense, bleak, dark, psychological, interesting, harsh, sexual, dramatic, gloomy, emotional, compassionate, heartbreaking, depressing, reflective, melancholic, tense, rough, talky, sad, cerebral
Plot: sexual abuse, secrets, redemption, prison, child abuse, friendship, father daughter relationship, social misfits, urban, honest, loneliness, sexuality, relationships, character study, moral ambiguity, pornography, workplace, guilt, supportive spouse, police, male nudity, crime, mentor, manipulation, corruption, psychology, brutality, drinking, police investigation, storytelling, violent, going straight, demons, justice, obsession, sexualized violence, depression, addiction, revenge, runaway, sex, childhood, police corruption, mental illness, dialogue, unlikely friendships, vengeance, tragedy, small town, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   83%
 
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Plot: single parent, disability, family drama, childhood, storytelling, mentor, hospital, solitude, relationships, loneliness, love story, runaway, happy ending, moral ambiguity, secrets, human nature, dysfunctional family, destiny, children, friendship, sacrifice, dialogue, cancer, life, redemption, life philosophy, death, tragedy, honest, letter, family, parents and children, unlikely friendships, beautiful scenery, culture clash, transformation, life & death, courage, idealism, ship, violence, catastrophe, depression, vengeance, chase, deaf, parent child relationship, father, little boy, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   85%
 
 8.3
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Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, psychological, intense, suspense, melancholic, emotional, heartbreaking, interesting, reflective, enigmatic, disturbing, harsh, talky, captivating, cerebral, dark, depressing, breathtaking, sad, atmospheric, thought provoking, tricky
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Place: denmark, kindergarten
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Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, melancholic, serious, depressing, disturbing, non-linear, talky, dark humor, gloomy, harsh, reflective, dark, heartbreaking, psychological, enigmatic, rough, dramatic, cerebral, atmospheric, stylized, emotional, sincere, social realism, sad, surreal
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, kindergarten, copenhagen denmark, europe
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 7.5
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Style: realistic, melancholic, serious, heartbreaking, dramatic, emotional, reflective, touching, compassionate, gloomy, depressing, intense, stylized, bleak, talky, interesting, brutal, cerebral, captivating, sentimental, enigmatic, sincere, harsh, tricky, meditative, cynical, sad, sexy, disturbing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   61%
 
 7.7
 35K
Boy A
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, dark, bleak, serious, gloomy, emotional, dramatic, depressing, melancholic, compassionate, interesting, intense, heartbreaking, tense, reflective, disturbing, harsh, sad, brutal, suspense, social realism, captivating, talky, enigmatic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester, mcdonald's restaurant, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   73%
 
 7.3
 28K
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense, melancholic, interesting, harsh, dramatic, bleak, disturbing, psychological, dark, captivating, clever, emotional, depressing, talky, heartbreaking, enigmatic
Audience: kids, teens, teen drama
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Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sad, heartbreaking, melancholic, compassionate, reflective, dramatic, philosophical, intellectual, romantic, meditative, talky, sincere, bleak, cerebral, depressing, gloomy, stylized, intense, breathtaking, artsy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   74%
 
 7.6
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, afghanistan, europe, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   61%
 
 6.8
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Country: Germany, Belgium, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, dramatic, sad, melancholic, depressing, intense, harsh, romantic, reflective, meditative, bad ending, bleak, interesting, sweet, absurd, sentimental, psychological, heartbreaking, earnest, compassionate, talky, intellectual
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   59%
 
 7.1
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Duration: 113 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, dramatic, serious, bleak, psychological, intense, heartbreaking, compassionate, melancholic, gloomy, earnest, captivating, talky, depressing, enigmatic, sincere, tense, sad, harsh, brutal, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   64%
 
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Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
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Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, reflective, melancholic, thought provoking, touching, heartbreaking, psychological, cerebral, compassionate, intense, road movie, enigmatic, harsh, interesting, dramatic, bad ending, meditative, talky, stylized, depressing, bleak
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic, sweet, talky, cerebral, road movie, intense, dramatic, melancholic, harsh, reflective, sad, interesting, enigmatic
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Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, compassionate, harsh, serious, gloomy, disturbing, melancholic, sad, rough, talky, sentimental, heartbreaking, intense, earnest, reflective, touching, captivating, interesting, dramatic, sincere, depressing, dark humor
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, intense, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, sad, melancholic, harsh, reflective, cerebral, interesting, compassionate, talky, psychological, romantic, non-linear, bad ending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   60%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, melancholic, touching, harsh, depressing, dramatic, reflective, gloomy, bleak, sexy, talky, heartbreaking, bad ending, sincere, disturbing, sexual, intense, sad
Audience: teens, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
The Waterdance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, compassionate, uplifting, melancholic, humorous, sincere, psychological, cerebral, interesting, harsh, dramatic, biting, reflective, intellectual, entertaining, depressing, talky, witty, bleak, earnest, emotional, dark humor, funny
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, reflective, stylized, rough, harsh, melancholic, captivating, depressing, interesting, dramatic, intense, touching, suspense, emotional, disturbing, talky, scenic
Plot: friendship, gang, crime, coming of age, gangs, violence, gangsters, storytelling, best friends, loneliness, betrayal, unlikely friendships, violent, god, drugs, poverty, life & death, mentor, childhood, murder, brutality, life philosophy, secrets, survival, vengeance, segregation, tragedy, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangster, urban ghetto life, teenager, drug addiction, runaway, male nudity, hospital, urban ghetto, character study, redemption, parenthood, assassination, corruption, becoming an adult, youth gang, brazilian, parent child relationship, slum, father figure, street gang, pornography
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
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System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
Pelle the Conqueror
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, stylized, bleak, gloomy, realistic, meditative, talky, touching, harsh, enigmatic, reflective, breathtaking, earnest, disturbing, compassionate, depressing, witty, scenic, cerebral, art house
Plot: immigrants, father son relationship, parents and children, farm, loneliness, culture clash, down on your luck, character study, childhood, island, redemption, mentor, emigrant, working class, father-son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), family drama, catastrophe, vengeance, gunfight, beautiful scenery, dysfunctional family, relationships, death, oil, tragedy, art, storytelling, runaway, brutality, coming of age, crime gone awry, male nudity, dialogue, drinking, youth, obsession, society, parenthood, life philosophy, hospital, love, existentialism, adaptation, fighting the system, pornography, violent, complex characters, solitude, insanity
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: denmark, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   56%
 
This Is My Father
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, romantic, emotional, dramatic, talky, melancholic, psychological, light, sincere, sad, breathtaking, scenic, enigmatic, intense
Plot: small town, romance, irish, catholicism, storytelling, self discovery, love story, beautiful scenery, love, mentor, relationships, family, couple relations, coming of age, destiny, tragedy, childhood, brutality, secrets, unlikely friendships, period piece, brothers, guilt, forbidden love, happy ending, culture clash, life, psychology, betrayal, drinking, loneliness, father, multiple storylines, marriage, parents and children, redemption, solitude, dialogue, idealism, friendship, catastrophe, adoption, parenthood, classic car, hospital, adaptation, depression, siblings relations, transformation, life philosophy
Time: 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, illinois, california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 

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The Secret Life of Words
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 115 min.
Style: touching, clever, realistic, emotional, heartbreaking, melancholic, serious, dramatic, reflective, compassionate, talky, bleak, sentimental, intellectual, romantic, sad, enigmatic, tricky, cerebral, intense, light, psychological, sweet
Plot: friendship, depression, loneliness, blindness, mute or deaf, genocide, love story, oil, relationships, solitude, mentor, secrets, unlikely friendships, tragedy, life philosophy, love, storytelling, hospital, prejudice, complex characters, torture, social misfits, ethnic conflict, destiny, haunted by the past, war, life, life & death, character study, runaway, courage, factory worker, guilt, idealism, happy ending, honest, romance, factory, nurse, jews, culture clash, redemption, pornography, dialogue, drinking, catastrophe, disability, isolation, misfit, couples
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, yugoslavia, northern ireland, croatia, eastern europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   66%
 
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Facing Windows
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Portugal, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, cerebral, sincere, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, compassionate, intense, romantic, interesting, clever, touching, breathtaking, intellectual, depressing, harsh, philosophical, tricky, dramatic, stylized, sad, sentimental, dark
Plot: redemption, friendship, memory, relationships, crumbling marriage, life, stylish, loneliness, gay, storytelling, dreams, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), existentialism, life philosophy, destiny, vengeance, romance, unlikely friendships, drinking, marriage, life & death, sexualized violence, tragedy, solitude, culture clash, shopping, self discovery, dark hero, family drama, honest, multiple storylines, brutality, british, philosophy, hitman, secrets, holocaust survivor, old man, mental illness, psychology, photographic memory, love, compassion, love affair, haunted by the past, hopes, love and romance, couples, family problems
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   52%
 
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