Movies like Last Orders

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Last Orders (2001)
 7.0
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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, talky, touching, sentimental, psychological, tense, sincere, clever, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, death, infidelity, last wish, memory, grief, war veteran, life, on the road, family relations, couple relations, partners, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, couples, dishonesty, buddies, old love, parent child relationship, last will and testament, male friendship, drinking, road trip ...
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 melancholic films with plots about friendship, loneliness, catastrophe, storytelling, death, mentor and culture clash mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Last Orders: Reign Over Me (2007), All or Nothing (2002), The Browning Version (1994), The Dresser (1983), Faces (1968). 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, serious, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, 9/11, life changing experience, dealing with death, haunted by the past, loss of loved one, tragic event, friends, character change, family, childhood memory, loss of spouse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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100%
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, parents and children, injustice, family problems, society, family relations, couples, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: boarding school, infidelity, love affair, couples, dishonesty, boarding school life, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, teachers and students, power relations, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 4K
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, realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, drunkenness, backstage, couple relations, boss and employee, artists and showbiz, golden years, life is a bitch, actor's life, showbiz, alcohol abuse, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, tense, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, love, divorce, adultery, dysfunctional family, society, human nature, lifestyle, introspection, disintegration, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
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55%
 6.8
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Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, infidelity, abortion, dysfunctional family, human nature, lovers reunited, introspection, family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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52%
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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, feel good, gloomy, uplifting ...
Plot: hospital, pregnancy, neighbor, dog, christmas lights, rocking chair, youth, human nature, understanding, gem, urban, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, emotional, gloomy, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: retirement home, coming of age, friendship, elderly, youth, reconciliation, retirement home life, golden years, dealing with death, friends, loneliness, cemetery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: bleak, emotional, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: working class, sin, anti semitism, domestic violence, unemployment, rich and poor, down on your luck, love and romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, couple relations, youth ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, seaport, liverpool, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: talky, bleak, clever, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, insurance, hit and run, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, life is a bitch, family relations, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, psychological, gloomy, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, rave, supermarket, christmas, self discovery, friends, couples, on the road, twentysomething life, couple relations, best friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 8K
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, sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, family problems, parents and children, friends, family relations, family gatherings, couple relations, siblings relations, human nature, couples, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
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42%
 7.5
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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: touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love affair, couples, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, golden years, couple relations, unfulfillment, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: melbourne australia, belgium, adelaide south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: marriage, wedding, dying, businessman, poverty, orphanage, wealth, millionaire, idealism, family, health situation, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, india, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, suburbs, love affair, friends, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
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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: emotional, touching, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, redemption, loss of child, dealing with death, parents and children, hopes, family in crisis, death in the family, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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Ruby Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: death in the family, teenage life, working class, friendship, cooking and food, family relations, friends, starting over, fall in love, dealing with death, love and romance, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 4K
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: talky, realistic, clever, sincere, serious ...
Plot: weekend, working class, waitress, couple relations, siblings relations, parents and children, urban, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, family life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Map of the World (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting ...
Style: disturbing, touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: small town, testimony, drowning, sexual abuse, false accusation, friendship, small town life, death in the family, family problems, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa, minnesota, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
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Scarecrow (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two drifters bum around, visit earthy women and discuss opening a car wash in Pittsburgh.
Style: sincere, touching, road movie, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, drifter, on the road, self discovery, road trip, introspection, partners, buddies, bar fight, hitchhiker, train ride, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pittsburgh, denver colorado, california, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 6K
The Dead (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An all-Irish cast (including Donal McCann, Rachael Dowling and Colm Meaney) lends authenticity and gravitas to director John Huston's final film, an elegiac take on a short story by James Joyce (from The Dubliners). After a convivial holiday ...
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: haunted by the past, politics, dinner party, reunion, self discovery, friends, family in crisis, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, london
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34%
 7.4
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: small town, friendship, stripper, coming of age, dysfunctional family, introspection, society, human nature, lifestyle, family problems, couples, small town life ...
Place: nebraska, usa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, nervous breakdown, haunted by the past, loss of friend, funeral, loss of parent, family problems, parents and children, family relations, drinking problem, alcohol abuse, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, alabama, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Spitfire Grill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, prison, false accusation, redemption, church, self discovery, small town life, hopes, couple relations, love and romance, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, kentucky, ohio, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: odd couple, friendship, widower, social relations, friends, working class, singleness, parents and children, dealing with death, starting over, social worker, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: clever, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, couple relations, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, siblings relations, fall in love, haunted by the past, society ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
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XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, couple relations, love and romance, romance, haunted by the past, love triangle, couples, dishonesty, buddies, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: london, england, usa, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love triangle, university, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, teenage life, couples, voyeurism, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, brighton, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Safety of Objects (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburban landscape, the lives of several families interlace with loss, despair and personal crisis. Esther Gold has lost focus on all but caring for her comatose son, Paul, and neglects her daughter and husband. Lawyer Jim Train is devoted to ...
Style: psychological, tense, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: train, coma, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, small town, family relations, power relations, social relations, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebelling against his dreary life in a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of... something else. Encouraged by her best friend, Carol, Beth reluctantly accepts the romantic ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, friendship, self discovery, desert, love, sex, highway, road trip, salesman, midlife crisis, partners, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%