Movies like Long Day's Journey Into Night 1987

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Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987)
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Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play.
Plot: family relations, drugs, actor, alcohol abuse, drug addiction, junkie, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, tuberculosis, washed up star, family tragedy, writing, irish american

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and gloomy films with plots about family relations, dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch and drug addiction mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Long Day's Journey Into Night: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976), The Glass Menagerie (1966), The Death of Richie (1977), Red Roses and Petrol (2003), We're All Christs (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of conflicts, power plays and secrets in a wealthy Mississippi family.
Plot: dysfunctional family, trying to get pregnant, drinking, drink, homosexuality, dysfunctional marriage, impotence, sex, dark secret, haunted by the past, dark past, father son relationship ...
Place: southern usa
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47%
The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about restless young warehouse worker and would-be poet, Tom Wingfield, his fragile, reclusive sister, Laura, and his colorful but overbearing mother, Amanda, all living together in a shabby apartment ...
Plot: absent parent, domineering mother, sibling relationship, theatre play, anxiety, overbearing mother, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
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The Death of Richie (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.
Plot: domineering father, marijuana, dysfunctional family, family tragedy, teenager, drug addiction, family conflict, father son relationship, drug abuse, courtroom, mother son relationship, pressure
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Red Roses and Petrol (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: secret, dysfunctional family, family conflict, family reunited, family relations, father son relationship, family tragedy, family gatherings, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We're All Christs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Adaś Miauczyński, a Polish intelectual, has severe alcohol problems which affect his relationship with his son Sylwek.
Style: surreal, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, self destructing, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, redemption, parents and children, addiction, alcoholic father, father son relationship, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Style: talky, tense, sexy, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: estate, alcohol abuse, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, love and romance, gender, unfulfillment, sexual dysfunction, family relations, estrangement, couples ...
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Wild Duck (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wild Duck is a 1983 Australian film adapted from the play by Ibsen
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, society, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family life, couples, love and romance, mental illness, male female relationship, duck, mansion, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, gloomy, suspense ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, secretary, addiction, alcoholic, drinking alcohol, drinking, public relations, party, violence, romance, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Connection (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight drug addicts are waiting for their connection in a New York apartment belonging to Leach. Jim Dunn, a budding filmmaker, has agreed to pay for the fix if the addicts will allow him to film the connection scene. After the men get their shots, ...
Plot: heroin, loft, drug addiction, female director, drug addict, jazz, drug use, jazz music, drugs
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Taste of Honey (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Focuses on a working class girl who is struggling to create a life for herself with her gay co-worker after becoming pregnant from a one-night stand with a black sailor.
Style: touching, sexual, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: working class, friendship, interracial relations, coming of age, single parent, family relations, youth, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, ship, single mother, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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33%
Three Sisters (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For her latest project, commissioned by Arte and starring members of the Comédie-Française, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (A Castle in Italy, Rendez-Vous 2014) shot an idiosyncratic, half-modernized adaptation of one of Chekhov’s greatest, most ...
Plot: female director, family relations, female full frontal nudity, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, three sisters, brother sister relationship, death of father
Place: russia
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31%
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Nil by Mouth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug addict and Raymond kicks him out of the house, making ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: domestic violence, dysfunctional family, heroin, addiction, alcohol abuse, working class, family relations, mental illness, pub, drug abuse, siblings relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Capricciosa (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Swedish drama by Reza Bagher.
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, death of mother, teenager, foster home, father son relationship, family crisis, funeral, alcohol abuse, belly dancing, soccer, cancer ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Animals (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: ANIMALS tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ...
Plot: overdose, drug addiction, drug addict, drug use, drugs, junkie, male nudity, pubic hair
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Blackwater Lightship (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother.
Plot: aids, family relations, terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, homosexuality, grandmother, reconciliation
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family problems, teenage life, dysfunctional family, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, family relations, brother sister relationship, divorced parents, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Place: new york, washington d.c.
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A Delicate Balance (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans three days in the life of Agnes and Tobias, an upper middle class couple who share their comfortable suburban Connecticut home with her acerbic alcoholic sister Claire. It is matriarch Agnes who helps the quartet maintain a delicate ...
Style: clever, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, unfulfillment, society, elderly, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, golden years, couples, family relations, family problems, uninvited guest ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Em 4 Jay (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a big city downtown we meet Emma and Jay, two young 20 something lovers buying drugs and then watch as they waste the rest of the day away...
Plot: drug overdose, robbery, drug addict, drug addiction, needle, sex scene, sex, injection, drugs, junkie, drug use, drug dealing ...
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One True Thing (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems, death of parent, loss of parent, cancer, tragedy, small town, family relations, family drama ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Hollow (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the outskirts of the city, where crime is a way of life, the paths of four desperate people collide. Jordan Coleman, a local drug dealer, finds himself at a crossroads when his friend and mentor gets in too deep with a ruthless gangster and club ...
Plot: drug addiction, foot chase, knife, punched in the face, gun, gangster, arrest, bible, train, black eye, smoking, prayer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 486
Sweet Nothing (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Angel celebrates the birth of his daughter by taking his first hit of crack cocaine. With the hesitant support of his wife, Monika, he joins a friend of his to deal drugs for a short time--enough time to get out of debt and buy some nice things for ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, family problems, family relations, downfall, introspection, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, misfit, drug addiction, drug dealing, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Homecoming (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a dreary North London flat, the site of perpetual psychological warfare, a philosophy professor visits his family after a nine-year absence and introduces the four men - father, uncle and two brothers - to his wife.
Style: bleak, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, family relations, family problems, estrangement, family in crisis, eccentric family, siblings relations, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, abusive father ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Wolfy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: There are two of them: a mother and a girl. They have no names. And they are in a constant run. The mother runs away from the daughter in an attempt to start new life, and the girl runs after her mother as she has no idea how to live without her. ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional character, neo realism, negligence, family relations, addiction, human nature, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The River Niger (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: family in crisis, alcohol abuse, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, family relations, performer's life, couple relations, against the odds, redemption, terminal illness, parents and children, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Million Little Pieces (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young drug-addled writer approaching the bottom of his descent submits to two months of agonizing detox at a treatment center in Minnesota.
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: drug addiction, rehabilitation, addiction, drugs, fall in love, introspection, self destructing, clinic, clothed female naked male, society, romance, downfall ...
Place: usa
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25%
Somebody Is Waiting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alcoholic father must take control of his wayward children when their mother is killed.
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, siblings relations, on the run, crime, crimes, family problems, weakness, heist, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Iceman Cometh (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: alcoholic, prostitute, bar, life is a bitch, society, unemployment, bartender, betrayal, alcohol abuse, pimp, confession, saloon ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Drunks (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, ...
Style: realistic, talky, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: alcoholic, alcohol abuse, support group, addiction, redemption, drug abuse, church, friends, couples, self discovery, introspection, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Marvin's Room (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, reunion, estrangement, leukemia, transplant, siblings relations, single parent, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, ohio, usa, orlando florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%