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Breathe In
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.
Style: gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, midlife crisis, infidelity, confrontation, under the surface, party, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, musician's life, human nature, couple relations, forbidden love, family, crisis, teenager, lust, marriage, student, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, family relations, power relations, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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A Woman Under the Influence
Drama, Romance
USA
155 min.
 8.2
South of Nowhere
Drama, Romance
USA
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about unfulfillment, couples, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couple relations and family problems mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Breathe In: Like Crazy (2011), Intentions (2003), Disappearing Acts (2000), The Greatest (2009), Sunday (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Like Crazy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, young lovers, relationships, love story, love, loneliness, couple relations, love affair, dialogue, parents, honest, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england, los angeles, london, california
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, urban, unfulfillment, couples, love affair, life turned upside down, love and romance, disintegration, career change, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Intentions
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renee leads a fulfilling life as a professor of theater, mother of two girls, and wife to a kind and successful husband. Her life of contentment is changed forever when she discovers an undeniable attraction between herself and a female graduate ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, college, introspection, forbidden love, teachers and students, life turned upside down, gender, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, campus
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    User:   84%
 
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Disappearing Acts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: serious, sentimental, talky, realistic, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family life, romance, crumbling marriage, starting over, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, lovers reunited, hopes, couples, family problems, unemployment ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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The Greatest
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, moral dilemma, death in the family, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, family in crisis, unfulfillment, youth, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
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Sunday
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful actress. Oliver/Matthew is either a homeless man or a ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, social differences, party, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   62%
 
 5.1
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G
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: hip hop, couple relations, love affair, romance, love triangle, social differences, love and romance, betrayal, modern day adaptation, african american, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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    User:   52%
 
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Alexander the Last
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: theater, actor's life, artists and showbiz, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, infidelity, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
Love Is Strange
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece, Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, teacher, gays and lesbians, interracial romance, relationships, hospital, loneliness, crumbling marriage, love story, destiny, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
Never Say Goodbye
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Dev and Maya are both married to different people. Settled into a life of domestic ritual, and convinced that they are happy in their respective relationships, they still yearn for something deeper and more meaningful, which is precisely what they ...
Style: semi serious, epic, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love affair, romance, true love, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, extramarital affair, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
Dinner with Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, clever, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, marriage, divorce, relationships, crumbling marriage, unlikely friendships, introspection, suburbs, drinking, dialogue, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, poland ...
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System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, suburbs, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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 5K
Love Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, couple relations, infidelity, terminal illness, love and romance, sex, cancer, couples, life is a bitch, womanizer, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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    User:   50%
 
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Take My Eyes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: suburbs, crumbling marriage, domestic violence, museum, starting over, human nature, introspection, redemption, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   47%
 
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Blue Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, romance, dysfunctional family, love, depression, parenthood, divorce, male nudity, death, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, florida
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    User:   47%
 
 6.3
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Leaving
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, family in crisis, doctor patient relationship, hospital, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
Tuesday, After Christmas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Paul Hanganu loves two women. Adriana his wife and the mother of their daughter, the woman with whom he's shared the thrills of the past ten years, and Raluca the woman who has made him redefine himself. He has to leave one of them before ...
Style: gloomy, serious, talky, realistic, sincere
Plot: crumbling marriage, infidelity, new wave, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, parents and children, family in crisis, breakup, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
The Skeleton Twins
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, dramatic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, estrangement, twins, drugs/alcohol, relationships, depression, suicide, introspection, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: gloomy, serious, art house, melancholic, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, marriage, suicide attempt, memory, infidelity, adultery, postmodernism, crumbling marriage, philosophy, relationships, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
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Bedrooms
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bedrooms tells a story about the walls that separate people, the heartbreak and infidelity that's often the result and the redemption that comes from tearing those walls down. The film is told in 4 stories by 3 filmmakers. Three of the stories ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere
Plot: couple relations, couples, single parent, twins, crumbling marriage, introspection, infidelity, breakup, love and romance, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 5.3
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Whirlwind
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hot, young and charming man with ulterior motives enters the lives of a tight-knit group of gay men in New York City and at first adds excitement and intrigue to their group, but events soon spiral out of control as he deliberately attempts to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: best friends, gays and lesbians, urban, manipulations, infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, gay couple, gay relationship, breakup, thirtysomething life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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Julie Johnson
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, talky, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, follow your dream, school, feminism, self discovery, college, couple relations, friendship, forbidden love, parents and children, singleness, road not taken ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Love Me No More
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Antoine Méliot is around 40 years old and has everything he needs to be happy: a beautiful wife, two adorable children, friends he can count on, a pretty house in the Yvelines and money. But one day he decides to ruin everything in one weekend.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: introspection, midlife crisis, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, estrangement, family life, family problems, family relations, disorder, career change, leaving home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, ireland, normandy
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System:   41%
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Hateship Loveship
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, nanny, love and romance, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family relations, teenager, ambition, desire, father, job, doom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
A Perfect Ending
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: self discovery, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, lesbian interest, infidelity, homosexuality, love affair, sexual relations, dishonesty, gender, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
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The Hours
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: stylized, intellectual, serious, psychological, clever ...
Plot: depression, suicide, mental illness, aids, literature, tragedy, drowning, lesbian, friendship, homosexuality, life & death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 20s, 50s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, usa, london, los angeles, new york ...
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System:   39%
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Falling in Love Again
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: serious, sentimental, romantic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love, memory, romance, infidelity, reunion, introspection, marriage, couple relations, midlife crisis, relationships, beautiful scenery, love story ...
Time: 40s, 70s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
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The Reception
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family life, romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 

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Come Undone
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, extramarital affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, dull life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   36%
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For 80 Days
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Where is the thin line that separates friendship from desire? After more than 50 years without seeing each other, two 70 years old women dare crossing the line
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, hospital, golden years, farm, haunted by the past, reunion, high school, road not taken, elderly, unfulfillment, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, spain
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System:   36%
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