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Last Orders (2001)
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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 request, 'Last Orders', that his ashes be scattered in the sea at Margate. The movie follows his mates, Ray, Lenny and Vic and his foster son Vince as they journey to the sea with the ashes. Along the way, the threads of their lives, their loves and their disappointments are woven together in their memories of Jack and his wife Amy
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere, serious, emotional, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, war veteran, partners, parents and children, self discovery, friends, life, friendship between men, male friendship, couple relations, dishonesty, buddies, old love, parent child relationship, last will and testament, road trip, infidelity, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, grief, ashes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and talky films with plots about friendship, storytelling, loneliness, catastrophe, bittersweet, family relations and mentor mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Last Orders: Reign Over Me (2007), All or Nothing (2002), Is Anybody There? (2008), Nine Lives (2005), Around the Bend (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Reign Over Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: friendship, dealing with death, 9/11, friends, loss of loved one, tragic event, life changing experience, widow widower, buddies, haunted by the past, alone, character change ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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100%
 7.5
 10K
All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, parents and children, injustice, society, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations, family in crisis, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Is Anybody There? (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, clever ...
Plot: retirement home, friendship, coming of age, reconciliation, golden years, elderly, retirement home life, youth, loneliness, child protagonist, child in peril, sexual harassment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.7
 6K
Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, abortion, family relations, dysfunctional family, human nature, family problems, couples, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: redemption, family relations, family gatherings, self discovery, reunion, human nature, parents and children, estrangement, on the road, bus, van, archaeologist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, albuquerque new mexico, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Morvern Callar (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, supermarket, self discovery, friends, couple relations, couples, twentysomething life, best friend, writers, rave, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 6K
Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, talky ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, map, on the road, buddies, partners, hopes, self discovery, human nature, couples, couple relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, los angeles, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.6
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The Dresser (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. ...
Style: talky, gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, world war two, friendship, drunkenness, makeover, backstage, life is a bitch, couple relations, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, power relations, overbearing ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Browning Version (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The ...
Style: touching, talky, sentimental, serious, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, boarding school, greek, power relations, college, college life, couples, dishonesty, love affair, teachers and students, boarding school life, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, sincere, touching, emotional, talky ...
Plot: working class, parents and children, weekend, society, couple relations, loneliness, sister sister relationship, life, waitress, multiple storylines, existentialism, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.9
 2K
Liam (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his ...
Style: touching, bleak, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: working class, unemployment, domestic violence, sin, anti semitism, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, youth, society, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, liverpool, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.5
 3K
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, feel good, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, hospital, parents and children, human nature, love and romance, loneliness, society, dog, drinking, mother daughter relationship, family relations, neighbor ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, haunted by the past, betrayal, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Rather English Marriage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A squadron leader and a retired milkman decide to bury their differences and move in together after they are both widowed on the very same night. They become a companionable if odd couple, until their unlikely friendship is threatened by the arrival ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: friendship, odd couple, family relations, widower, starting over, social differences, working class, dealing with death, singleness, parents and children, elderly, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: psychological, bleak, touching, serious, meditative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, human nature, love affair, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, couples, understanding, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
After the Wedding (2006)
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: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: wedding, marriage, family relations, poverty, orphanage, wealth, millionaire, family, family secret, family problems, financial problem, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, india, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.7
 9K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, suburbs, love, divorce, adultery, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, family life, overdose, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.1
 1K
Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family relations, introspection, redemption, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 7.3
 17K
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, emotional, sincere, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, parents and children, family problems, overcoming, family in crisis, hopes, redemption, marriage crisis, loss of child, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, nervous breakdown, haunted by the past, loss of friend, funeral, alcohol abuse, family problems, loss of parent, parents and children, death of parent, drinking problem, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, alabama, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.2
 2K
Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: small town, friendship, young lovers, lifestyle, introspection, womanizer, opposites attract, youth, haunted by the past, family problems, couples, romance ...
Place: nebraska, england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Winter Solstice (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A widower confronts his older son's decision to leave home and his younger son's self-destructive behavior.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, starting over, love and romance, couple relations, small town life, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage boy, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 9K
September (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.
Style: talky, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, family relations, couples, adultery, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, human nature, friends, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.3
 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: sincere, emotional, touching, romantic, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, golden years, lovers reunited, love triangle, crumbling marriage, family problems, aging, male female relationship, loneliness, husband wife relationship, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1940s, 50s, 70s
Place: belgium, adelaide south australia, melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
An American Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: immigrants, family relations, cold war, friendship, family, love and romance, self discovery, on the run, siblings relations, parents and children, human nature, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, usa, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.5
 3K
The Italian (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, orphanage, family relations, hopes, self discovery, youth, parents and children, russian, friendship, drinking, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 70s
Place: russia, europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 202
Ruby Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elderly man's innocent friendship with an eight year old girl is tarnished by the assumptions of a community when the little girl goes missing.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, family relations, youth, single parent, working class, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, golden years, death in the family, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hanoi comes across almost picture-perfect in director Tran Anh Hung's beautiful, elegiac tale about the lives and loves of three Vietnamese sisters. A mood characteristic of Hung's films is set early on with the vivid sounds of birds, ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family life, couples, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, health situation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
12 and Holding (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three pre-adolescents with virginal and eager-of-signals naivety, hit headlong against monstrous and inhospitable loneliness, in the incandescent fire among the ashes of their own inocence.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, family relations, loss of son, vengeance, family problems, coming of age, accidental killing, teenager, family in crisis, death in the family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%