Movies like Last Orders

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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: sentimental, touching, realistic, talky, atmospheric, sincere, serious, emotional, twists and turns, road movie ...
Plot: friendship, death, last wish, road trip, memory, life, family relations, friendship between men, parents and children, self discovery, partners, parent child relationship, last will and testament, old love, buddies, dishonesty, couple relations, melancholy, grief, bittersweet, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, war veteran, friends, hospital ...
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, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about friendship, storytelling, bittersweet, catastrophe, culture clash, drinking alcohol 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), Morvern Callar (2002). 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, emotional, touching, psychological, sad ...
Plot: grief, friendship, 9/11, dealing with death, depression, character study, family, mental illness, loss of loved one, friends, tragic event, life changing experience ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: emotional, realistic, bleak, depressing, meditative ...
Plot: working class, dysfunctional family, family relations, taxi driver, loneliness, depression, family problems, injustice, parents and children, couples, couple relations, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, new jersey, europe, florida ...
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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, depressing, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, loneliness, character study, retirement home, adolescence, justice, reconciliation, retirement home life, golden years, elderly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, california, ireland, europe
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78%
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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: emotional, talky, intense, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, dysfunctional family, abortion, family relations, love and romance, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: disturbing, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Plot: suicide, self discovery, christmas, friendship, writers, supermarket, life philosophy, road trip, couple relations, friends, best friend, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, ibiza, europe
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77%
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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: atmospheric, talky, lyrical, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: road trip, friendship, map, hopes, buddies, partners, on the road, couples, thirtysomething life, liberal, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, new jersey, tokyo, europe, london ...
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Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: redemption, family relations, family gatherings, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, estrangement, road trip, runaway, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, los angeles, mexico ...
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76%
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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: psychological, gloomy, realistic, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, gay lead character, friendship, lgbt, alcohol abuse, effeminacy, gay interest, homosexual subtext, unrequited love, theater, gay slur, lgbtq ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: sexy, talky, touching, thought provoking, poignant ...
Plot: boarding school, teacher, preparatory school, coming of age, science, male nudity, marriage, teacher student relationship, retirement, dysfunctional marriage, literature, life & death ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, tokyo, new jersey, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, talky, gloomy ...
Plot: working class, loneliness, life, multiple storylines, existentialism, parents and children, society, couple relations, sister sister relationship, weekend, adoption, melancholy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, los angeles, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: emotional, touching, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: mother in law son in law relationship, pregnancy, hospital, loneliness, mother daughter relationship, dog, parents and children, human nature, society, love and romance, redemption, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, tokyo, europe, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, love affair, infidelity, betrayal, couples, sister sister relationship, pregnancy, fall in love, society, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: senior citizen, widower, family relations, friendship, odd couple, social worker, social relations, friends, social differences, singleness, working class, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: touching, bleak, emotional, sincere, depressing ...
Plot: working class, catholicism, fascism, youth, anti semitism, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, unemployment, sin, life is a bitch, jewish, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, ireland, london, europe, united kingdom ...
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69%
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: philosophical, psychological, bleak, meditative, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: philosophy, infidelity, redemption, adultery, destiny, false accusation, love affair, human nature, multiple storylines, drug addiction, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
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: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: wedding, marriage, poverty, family, family bonds, wealth, family relations, family secret, family problems, hopes, financial problem, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, india, bombay india
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69%
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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: art house, sexy, suspense, talky, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, male nudity, melancholy, cheating, time travel, social outcast, feminism, sexual abuse, writer's life, addiction, sexualized violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
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68%
 7.3
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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: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, friendship, lifestyle, womanizer, young lovers, opposites attract, introspection, youth, romance, society, couples ...
Place: nebraska, england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 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: realistic, touching, bleak, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, introspection, parents and children, love affair, redemption, couple relations, couples, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, friendship, depression, loneliness, love triangle, family relations, couples, family problems, parents and children, friends, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
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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: realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, starting over, small town life, couple relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, suburbs, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, new jersey, usa
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67%
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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: touching, sincere, emotional, meditative, lyrical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, grief, parents and children, marriage crisis, family problems, hopes, overcoming, family in crisis, redemption, sadness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: family, justice, immigrants, cold war, family relations, police investigation, adolescence, family bonds, friendship, love and romance, self discovery, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1958, year 1965 ...
Place: hungary, california, tokyo, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Summer (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Shaun and Daz are vibrant kids, wasted by their experience of education. All they have is friendship and Shaun's first love Katy. From the moment Shaun steps into our world he is bound to lose. Labeled as a violent bully he destroys himself and ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, self discovery, misfit, hopes, friends, disability, father son relationship, coming of age, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: sad, romantic, philosophical, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, cancer, dealing with death, love and romance, secret love, parents and children, existentialism, hospital, relationships, life & death, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: romantic, sincere, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, aging, loneliness, lovers reunited, golden years, love triangle, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 50s, 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, adelaide south australia, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 107 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: humorous, sincere, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, couple relations, siblings relations, teenager, life, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, california, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Helen (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the outside, Helen has it all – a loving family and a successful career – but when her suppressed mental illness resurfaces, the world crumbles around her. Crippled by depression, Helen finds solace through her friendship with Mathilda, a ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: depression, family relations, mental illness, love affair, couples, friendship, parents and children, unfulfillment, nervous breakdown, self mutilation, couple relations, mental disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: melancholic, sincere, serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, incest, marriage, adultery, pregnancy, family relations, couples, family life, love and romance, siblings relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
12 and Holding (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Plot: coming of age, teenager, friendship, adoption, vengeance, childhood, family relations, loss of son, family problems, family in crisis, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%