Movies that are like Monster's Ball

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Monster's Ball (2001)
 7.1
 76K
Monster's Ball
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, melancholic, psychological, dramatic, intense, bleak, gloomy, compassionate, depressing, captivating, interesting, harsh, reflective, tense, talky, sincere, sexual, heartbreaking, touching, sad, erotic, dark, cerebral
Plot: redemption, racism, interracial romance, race issues, strong sexual content, electric chair, tragedy, loneliness, small town, death, relationships, father son relationship, death penalty, suicide, dysfunctional family, depression, pornography, interracial relations, romance, life & death, segregation, storytelling, character study, guilt, dialogue, love affair, sex, prejudice, waitress, brutality, prison, hospital, culture clash, fighting the system, complex characters, drinking, family drama, unsociability, new love, overweight child, ethnic stereotype, xenophobia, parent child relationship, corruption, life philosophy, stereotypes, police investigation, male nudity, violent, race, violence, secrets, betrayal, runaway, honest, catastrophe, greed, hopes, interracial sex, cunnilingus, love and romance, female nudity, society, couples, family problems, family relations, unlikely couple, black woman, white male black female relationship, sex standing up, death of son, death of child, sex scene, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, death in the family, haunted by the past, hit and run, eviction, change of heart, execution, funeral, anger, african american, blacks and whites, naked woman, eviction notice, sexy woman, african american woman, bullet hole, dressing gown, lawn mower, generation gap, walker, moaning woman, death row, racist comment, scrapbook, diaper, oxygen tank, sadness, moaning, prison guard, wallet, emergency room, racial tension, loud sex, woman initiating sex, burial, wedding ring, ice cream, sex on couch, package, ring, tragic event, tombstone, bird cage, prostitution, sexual attraction, haircut, racial prejudice, hat, pawnshop, love hate relationship, hysteria, hate, dead child, old man, racial slur, poverty, orgasm, drawing, police detective, deputy sheriff, obesity, miscegenation, racist, transformation, grave, car, coffee, pickup truck, older man younger woman relationship, retirement home, vomiting, buttocks, grief, sheriff, gas station, cowboy hat, controversy, whiskey, gun, bullet, prostitute, candy bar, artist, drunkenness, rain, cigarette smoking, crying, bar, blood, mother son relationship, secret, loss of child, ex law enforcer, loss of loved one, age difference, convict, drinking problem, widow widower, loss of son, sexualized violence, crime gone awry, manipulation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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A Patch of Blue
Drama, Romance
USA
105 min.
 8.0
House of Sand and Fog
Drama
USA
126 min.
 7.6
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Most similar movies to Monster's Ball

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out emotional, dramatic, realistic and melancholic films with plots including relationships, storytelling, loneliness, honest, depression, drinking and redemption themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Monster's Ball: Jungle Fever (1991), The Messenger (2009), The Woodsman (2004), Far from Heaven (2002), House of Sand and Fog (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
 15K
Jungle Fever
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: sexy, serious, sexual, realistic, emotional, disturbing, stylized, melancholic, thought provoking, tense, cerebral, talky, interesting, harsh, intense, lyrical, dramatic, enigmatic
Plot: interracial romance, race issues, infidelity, drugs/alcohol, relationships, interracial relations, romance, segregation, stereotypes, politics, adultery, architect, love affair, prejudice, brutality, addiction, drug abuse, family, forbidden love, xenophobia, dishonesty, urban, drug addiction, drugs, corruption, political, racism, pornography, love and romance, culture clash, women, greed, mentor, race, catastrophe, marriage, brothers, society, dialogue, dysfunctional family, storytelling, couples, violent, capitalism, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief), honest, life is a bitch, gangsters, obsession
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 31K
The Messenger
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, dramatic, serious, bleak, psychological, intense, heartbreaking, compassionate, melancholic, gloomy, earnest, captivating, talky, depressing, enigmatic, sincere, tense, sad, harsh, brutal, light
Plot: war, iraq war, soldier, redemption, military, friendship, death, relationships, loneliness, gulf war, courage, dealing with death, character study, mentor, drinking, sacrifice, life & death, tragedy, guilt, depression, honest, wartime, visceral, ethnic conflict, weapons, culture clash, brutality, human nature, storytelling, dialogue, survival, runaway, complex characters, psychology, hospital, unlikely friendships, idealism, small town, wounded, multiple storylines, political, insanity, politics, love story, justice, wartime life, beautiful scenery, corruption, morality, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, iraq, bosnia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   87%
 
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 7.2
 29K
The Woodsman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, serious, intense, bleak, dark, psychological, interesting, harsh, sexual, dramatic, gloomy, emotional, compassionate, heartbreaking, depressing, reflective, melancholic, tense, rough, talky, sad, cerebral
Plot: sexual abuse, secrets, redemption, prison, child abuse, friendship, father daughter relationship, social misfits, urban, honest, loneliness, sexuality, relationships, character study, moral ambiguity, pornography, workplace, guilt, supportive spouse, police, male nudity, crime, mentor, manipulation, corruption, psychology, brutality, drinking, police investigation, storytelling, violent, going straight, demons, justice, obsession, sexualized violence, depression, addiction, revenge, runaway, sex, childhood, police corruption, mental illness, dialogue, unlikely friendships, vengeance, tragedy, small town, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
Far from Heaven
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Style: stylized, emotional, serious, gloomy, dramatic, reflective, melancholic, realistic, interesting, enigmatic, heartbreaking, sincere, talky, cerebral, depressing, colourful, compassionate, bleak, breathtaking, ironic, satirical, light, sexual, tense, psychological, absurd, dark
Plot: homosexuality, friendship, small town, segregation, interracial romance, racism, crumbling marriage, race issues, secrets, relationships, loneliness, prejudice, obsession, infidelity, unlikely friendships, romance, tragedy, gay, dialogue, interracial relations, period piece, idealism, betrayal, marriage, storytelling, single father, depression, character study, stereotypes, life philosophy, innocence lost, mental illness, black people, wife husband relationship, drinking, suburban life, suburbs, runaway, destiny, greed, redemption, culture clash, complex characters, male nudity, manipulation, americana, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: miami, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   75%
 
House of Sand and Fog
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, psychological, tense, disturbing, intense, heartbreaking, emotional, serious, dramatic, depressing, dark, compassionate, sad, touching, absurd, interesting, melancholic, gloomy, suspense, harsh, atmospheric, reflective, bad ending, clever, sincere, suspenseful, inter cultural, talky
Plot: immigrants, tragedy, culture clash, fighting the system, depression, greed, moral ambiguity, loneliness, storytelling, corruption, violent, family, islam, twists & turns, violence, relationships, brutality, small town, hospital, justice, suicide, dysfunctional family, secrets, visceral, honest, redemption, complex characters, dialogue, stereotypes, destiny, happy ending, guilt, legal action, adaptation, death, sacrifice, character study, manipulation, psychology, iranian, house, catastrophe, down on your luck, estrangement, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, society, human nature, eviction, american dream
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   84%
 
Mother and Child
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, sincere, serious, heartbreaking, touching, dramatic, sentimental, melancholic, reflective, sexy, sad, light, depressing, intense, harsh, tense, psychological
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, parents and children, parenthood, relationships, lawyer, women, runaway, redemption, storytelling, mentor, pornography, hopes, drinking, voyeurism, multiple storylines, guilt, secrets, hospital, nymphomaniac, parent child relationship, adoptive mother, family relations, friendship, destiny, catastrophe, fight scenes, unlikely friendships, blindness, nudity (full frontal - brief), twists & turns, demons, couple relations, life philosophy, family drama, life & death, corruption, classic car, death, culture clash, manipulation, betrayal, estrangement, existentialism, writers, brutality, solitude, disability, complex characters, childhood
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1973
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   92%
 
The Waterdance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, compassionate, uplifting, melancholic, humorous, sincere, psychological, cerebral, interesting, harsh, dramatic, biting, reflective, intellectual, entertaining, depressing, talky, witty, bleak, earnest, emotional, dark humor, funny
Plot: friendship, disability, human nature, character study, relationships, loneliness, sarcasm, life, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, hospital, solitude, honest, life philosophy, drinking, depression, unlikely friendships, storytelling, writers, destiny, redemption, hopes, catastrophe, sexuality, dialogue, crime gone awry, life & death, love and romance, male nudity, gunfight, adaptation, pornography, mental illness, family, runaway, culture clash, tragedy, moral ambiguity, dysfunctional family, society, couples, friends, rehabilitation, human spirit, couple relations, love affair, interrupted sex, caught having sex, racism, paralysis
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   74%
 
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Crazy/Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, romantic, sexy, sentimental, gloomy, harsh, touching, melancholic, intense, dramatic, bad ending, interesting, sweet, talky
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, teenager, cheerleading, teenagers, father daughter relationship, drugs/alcohol, young lovers, adolescence, stereotypes, relationships, culture clash, love story, hip hop, interracial relations, school, race issues, drinking, love, happy ending, social differences, pornography, forbidden love, unhappiness, coming of age, love of one's life, parent child relationship, teenage crush, jealousy, kiss, teenage love, bullying, depression, catastrophe, virginity, women, rebellion, mentor, dialogue, runaway, honest, teenage life, redemption, nudity (topless - notable), death, unlikely friendships, fall in love, goth, family, friendship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   87%
 
Little Children
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Style: psychological, realistic, sexual, disturbing, sincere, serious, cynical, melancholic, reflective, satirical, dark, heartbreaking, talky, dark humor, dramatic, intense, bleak, emotional, cerebral, clever, interesting, harsh, enigmatic, intellectual, depressing, stylized, thought provoking, artsy, tense
Plot: infidelity, adultery, small town, parenthood, pornography, strong sexual content, dysfunctional family, loneliness, relationships, sexuality, nudity (topless - notable), obsession, crumbling marriage, storytelling, suburbs, psychology, redemption, depression, tragedy, moral ambiguity, sex, secrets, honest, life philosophy, character study, destiny, child abuse, guilt, drinking, marriage, mental illness, dialogue driven, dialogue, adolescence, literature, housewife, suburban life, adaptation, playground, skateboarding, pedophilia, american football, castration, extramarital affair, masturbation, life, philosophy, betrayal, manipulation, childhood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   65%
 
 7.0
 4K
Heavy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, compassionate, gloomy, emotional, depressing, enigmatic, harsh, reflective, sad, bleak, sincere, talky, psychological, road movie, artsy, intense, dramatic, heartbreaking, cerebral, interesting, dark
Plot: small town, loneliness, parents and children, solitude, dialogue, unfulfilled love, character study, depression, life philosophy, storytelling, relationships, life, romance, physical appearance, existentialism, drinking, workplace, obesity, pizza, waitress, jealousy, seduction, redemption, honest, fast food restaurant, sexual fantasy, rejection, workplace situations, mentor, unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, life & death, brutality, transformation, catastrophe, friendship, creativity, isolation, destiny, dysfunctional family, love and romance, pornography, obsession, mental illness, hospital, dark hero, writers, happy ending, disability, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   88%
 
 6.7
 13K
Moonlight Mile
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, dramatic, touching, interesting, suspense, intense, heartbreaking, depressing, melancholic, clever, talky, psychological, sad, dark, bad ending, gloomy, earnest, reflective, cerebral, enigmatic
Plot: death, dealing with death, murder, tragedy, life & death, guilt, relationships, dialogue, small town, family drama, secrets, storytelling, depression, family, romance, starting over, justice, manipulation, honest, redemption, solitude, loneliness, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable), death in the family, violent, corruption, happy ending, sexualized violence, love story, parenthood, pornography, police investigation, courtroom, culture clash, writers, violence, destiny, mental illness, obsession, life, stereotypes, betrayal, adaptation, hopes, plot twist, dysfunctional family, psychology, twists & turns, love and romance
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   81%
 
We Don't Live Here Anymore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, melancholic, gloomy, reflective, emotional, harsh, psychological, sad, sincere, bleak, sexual, touching, erotic, intense, talky, enigmatic, sexy, disturbing, intellectual, stylized, heartbreaking, cerebral, interesting, dramatic, depressing, dark humor
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, betrayal, relationships, cheating, writer's life, loneliness, drinking, guilt, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, honest, multiple storylines, college, dysfunctional family, character study, dialogue, friendship, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, catastrophe, writers, romance, forbidden love, loyalty, suburbs, dishonesty, crime gone awry, divorce, brutality, runaway, storytelling, obsession, love and romance, depression, mentor, sexuality, death, male nudity, suicide attempt, fantasy world, small town, redemption, addiction, love story, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, sex
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   79%
 
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, psychological, reflective, melancholic, cerebral, touching, interesting, clever, intense, sad, dark humor, stylized, depressing, talky, intellectual, artsy, art house, thought provoking, dramatic, tense, sentimental, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, lesbian, depression, women, relationships, pregnancy, homeless, solitude, character study, dialogue driven, adultery, pornography, suicide, single parent, writers, life, dysfunctional family, multiple storylines, nudity (topless - notable), death, honest, storytelling, culture clash, philosophy, abortion, identity, drinking, human nature, mentor, tragedy, cheating, life & death, dialogue, life philosophy, sadness, teenager, dating, workplace, mental illness, existentialism, unlikely friendships, irreverent, adaptation, tarot, illness, interracial relations, secrets, catastrophe, hospital, marriage
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   66%
 
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Rachel Getting Married
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, gloomy, intense, touching, melancholic, emotional, stylized, dramatic, psychological, tense, bleak, dark humor, heartbreaking, harsh, absurd, reflective, clever, interesting, depressing, breathtaking, art house, intellectual
Plot: dysfunctional family, wedding, addiction, relationships, sisters, siblings relations, depression, family drama, guilt, family gatherings, sexual abuse, family bonds, family, character study, psychology, visceral, secrets, divorce, marriage, dialogue, honest, storytelling, brutality, parenthood, death, pornography, drug addiction, sister, loneliness, catastrophe, tragedy, mentor, betrayal, mental illness, family problems, vengeance, obsession, surveillance, life philosophy, culture clash, family relations, crime gone awry, drug abuse, sarcasm, suicide attempt, runaway, redemption, family life, reality tv, manipulation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   66%
 
 6.9
 11K
Snow Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: melancholic, serious, gloomy, bleak, reflective, depressing, realistic, heartbreaking, sentimental, harsh, sad, lyrical, biting, meditative, enigmatic, emotional, art house, talky, dramatic, road movie, bloody, tragic ending, non-linear, breathtaking, stylized, cerebral, macabre, dark humor
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, depression, suicide, relationships, loneliness, couple relations, adultery, death, adolescence, drinking, life & death, parents and children, crime gone awry, tragedy, natural disaster, life philosophy, teenage love, brutality, character study, parenthood, honest, mentor, family drama, runaway, young love, suicide attempt, catastrophe, vengeance, pornography, marriage, estrangement, nudity (topless - notable), small town life, writers, existentialism, life, workplace, storytelling, divorce, friendship, adaptation, cheating, couples, unlikely friendships, multiple storylines, romance, family problems, complex characters, mental illness
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   69%
 
 6.9
 4K
The Mother
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, sexual, clever, semi serious, melancholic, touching, erotic, reflective, emotional, dramatic, dark, psychological, disturbing, harsh, depressing, gloomy, talky, sexy, interesting, intense, bleak, enigmatic, light, sad, sincere, brutal
Plot: mother daughter relationship, relationships, sexuality, loneliness, character study, family drama, human nature, british, death, betrayal, pornography, secrets, dysfunctional family, brutality, infidelity, depression, drinking, family, nudity (topless - notable), obsession, marriage, aging, older woman younger man relationship, romance, culture clash, women, male nudity, redemption, sexualized violence, love affair, incest, life & death, life philosophy, sex, violent, tragedy, gay, parents and children, adultery, storytelling, unlikely friendships, police investigation, children, psychology, writers, parent child relationship, sexual relations, guilt, race issues, mental illness
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   68%
 
Things We Lost in the Fire
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, intense, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, sad, melancholic, harsh, reflective, cerebral, interesting, compassionate, talky, psychological, romantic, non-linear, bad ending
Plot: addiction, heroin, interracial romance, drugs/alcohol, drug addiction, drugs, depression, death, redemption, relationships, tragedy, friendship, unlikely friendships, loneliness, life philosophy, dysfunctional family, mentor, family problems, character study, funeral, best friend, crime gone awry, catastrophe, junkie, sadness, luxury, charity, beauty, widow, life is a bitch, life & death, life, corruption, destiny, betrayal, drinking, family drama, sacrifice, runaway, storytelling, dealing with death, dialogue, happy ending, childhood, suicide attempt, justice, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), pornography, mental illness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   54%
 
Sophie's Choice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, heartbreaking, bleak, serious, dramatic, melancholic, sad, captivating, intense, earnest, touching, compassionate, psychological, atmospheric, reflective, breathtaking, gloomy, harsh, depressing
Plot: holocaust, friendship, mental illness, love triangle, genocide, guilt, nazi, jews, tragedy, complex characters, redemption, nazis, haunted by the past, death, jewish, secrets, mentor, unlikely friendships, camp, storytelling, character study, childhood, depression, life & death, survival, romance, runaway, adaptation, concentration camp, eccentricity, wartime, war, drinking, culture clash, literature, flashbacks, prejudice, life, transformation, betrayal, obsession, loneliness, relationships, against humanity, confined, love and romance, misfit, friends, wartime life, post war
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   54%
 
Movie in collections
American Heart
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, harsh, melancholic, emotional, heartbreaking, bleak, dramatic, reflective, gloomy, rough, touching, sad, talky, intense, road movie, interesting, ironic, macabre
Plot: father son relationship, starting over, redemption, loneliness, storytelling, parents and children, life, father-son relationship, life philosophy, honest, crime gone awry, hopes, life & death, destiny, runaway, depression, prisoner, pornography, character study, culture clash, parenthood, youth, catastrophe, tragedy, dialogue, gangs, prison, brutality, parallel universe, mentor, family relations, dysfunctional family, mental illness, relationships, gangsters, finnish, hospital, hitman, betrayal, small town, violent, multiple storylines, unlikely friendships, childhood, going straight, greed, family drama, wilderness, adaptation, drug abuse
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, seattle, usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
 6.5
 40K
The Good Girl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Style: dark humor, realistic, depressing, semi serious, gloomy, melancholic, bleak, sincere, humorous, dark, interesting, dramatic, harsh, disturbing, cynical, satirical, witty, sad, intense, emotional, bad ending, road movie, ironic, talky, stylized, clever, psychological, enigmatic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, store, suicide, workplace, infidelity, depression, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, relationships, adultery, drinking, midlife crisis, unlikely friendships, life, friendship, life philosophy, love affair, mental illness, character study, destiny, death, dialogue, redemption, romance, workplace romance, dull life, blackmail, dream, jealousy, extramarital affair, masturbation, motel, lie, marriage, pornography, weed, brutality, betrayal, existentialism, sex, faith, storytelling, sexualized violence, writers, suburbs, hospital, tragedy, honest, dysfunctional family, parenthood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
Leaving Las Vegas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic, serious, depressing, heartbreaking, dark, gloomy, bleak, intense, dramatic, dark humor, interesting, sad, talky, captivating, harsh, reflective, enigmatic, romantic, disturbing, cerebral, touching, sexual, sincere, compassionate
Plot: prostitute, addiction, love, romance, loneliness, redemption, prostitution, jazz, tragedy, drinking, depression, alcohol abuse, relationships, love story, death, casino, social misfits, sexualized violence, suicide, downfall, dialogue, violent, honest, character study, drug addiction, life & death, crime gone awry, existentialism, life philosophy, brutality, greed, hotel, storytelling, dark hero, drugs, unsociability, movie business, love at first sight, screenwriter, hotel room, alcohol, violence, destiny, human nature, visceral, mental illness, multiple storylines, pornography, happy ending, stylish
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   66%
 
 7.2
 123K
Remember Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, romantic, realistic, heartbreaking, twist ending, melancholic, bad ending, intense, gloomy, surprise ending, dramatic, sad, sincere, harsh, sweet, interesting, enigmatic
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, young lovers, love story, relationships, dealing with death, depression, dysfunctional family, urban, father daughter relationship, family drama, suicide, catastrophe, life & death, death, death in the family, parents and children, happy ending, college student, family in crisis, young adult, grieving, parent child relationship, tragedy, twists & turns, mentor, love, natural disaster, loneliness, life philosophy, honest, 9/11, memory loss, dialogue, destiny, sacrifice, haunted by the past, divorce, storytelling, betrayal, redemption, guilt, fall in love, culture clash, sisters, justice, beautiful scenery, stereotypes, love and romance, adaptation, manipulation
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
 6.2
 18K
O
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: clever, serious, tense, realistic, intense, disturbing, dramatic, melancholic, harsh, talky, suspense, stylized, interesting, sexy, basketball movie, emotional, cerebral
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, betrayal, shakespeare, drugs/alcohol, manipulation, boarding school, violence, adaptation, friends, tragedy, couple relations, friendship, teenagers, dialogue, teenager, hip hop, high school life, stereotypes, race issues, brutality, jealousy, corruption, school, high school sports, xenophobia, girlfriend, sex, teenage life, violent, relationships, pornography, sexualized violence, runaway, basketball, drugs, unlikely friendships, dishonesty, murder, catastrophe, storytelling, revenge, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, love and romance, happy ending, crime gone awry, depression, gangsters, greed
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   59%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 159K
Blue Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, heartbreaking, serious, romantic, depressing, melancholic, sad, stylized, sincere, intense, bleak, reflective, enigmatic, psychological, cerebral, interesting, touching, non-linear, gloomy, dramatic, sexual, sexy, breathtaking, tense, atmospheric, road movie, dark
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, romance, love, dysfunctional family, depression, relationships, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, love story, character study, divorce, loneliness, couple relations, male nudity, honest, tragedy, death, adultery, sexualized violence, nurse, psychology, visceral, storytelling, infidelity, unfulfillment, dialogue, bridge, classroom, truck, dancing, drinking, parenthood, brutality, life philosophy, complex characters, small town, pornography, children, beautiful scenery, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, couples, hospital, violent, life & death, obsession, life, destiny, family problems, catastrophe
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   44%
 
Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, disturbing, dark, brutal, realistic, sexy, erotic, bad ending, psychological, stylized, intense, melancholic, bleak, depressing, harsh, compassionate, satirical, tense, surreal, talky, interesting, dramatic, emotional, reflective
Plot: drug abuse, sexuality, self discovery, drugs, violent, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), violence, workplace, women, sex, murder, visceral, looking for love, urban, addiction, loneliness, dysfunctional family, brutality, male nudity, sexualized violence, teacher, death, runaway, guilt, gay, censorship, freedom, relationships, parents and children, revenge, depression, drinking, psychology, childhood, adoption, adaptation, family, obsession, sexual relations, redemption, catastrophe, tragedy, drug addiction, nightlife, sexual abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, mentor, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
 6.7
 9K
High Art
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: serious, melancholic, gloomy, realistic, enigmatic, meditative, sexy, artsy, sincere, sad, intellectual, heartbreaking, art house, intense, sexual, emotional, reflective, talky, bleak, interesting, road movie, compassionate, touching, romantic, ironic, disturbing, dramatic, depressing
Plot: lesbian, addiction, romance, love, drug addiction, drug abuse, photographer, drugs, relationships, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, art, artist, drinking, loneliness, love story, gays and lesbians, heroin, women, character study, pornography, depression, human nature, homosexuality, obsession, magazine, dialogue, life philosophy, gay, career, intern, exploitation, sex, infidelity, death, betrayal, honest, solitude, unlikely friendships, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, love affair, catastrophe, manipulation, runaway, friendship, gender, complex characters, sexuality, multiple storylines
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
A Patch of Blue
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: talky, touching, emotional, compassionate, serious, heartbreaking, realistic, earnest, dramatic, sentimental, sweet, inspirational, witty, interesting, light, clever, psychological, tense, sincere, melancholic, sexy
Plot: blindness, friendship, interracial romance, romance, racism, interracial relations, mentor, unlikely friendships, prostitute, race issues, disability, runaway, tenement, park, parents and children, redemption, childhood, love story, race, idealism, culture clash, love and romance, innocence lost, mental illness, love, assassination, grandparent grandchild relationship, abuse, aging, segregation, psychiatry, fighting the system, depression, honest, corruption, prejudice, society, prostitution, adolescence, transformation, storytelling, catastrophe, family relations, drinking, censorship, identity, ethnic conflict, small town, fall in love, life is a bitch
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
When a Man Loves a Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, romantic, touching, sentimental, gloomy, realistic, sweet, heartbreaking, melancholic, dramatic, psychological, light, intense, road movie, reflective, earnest, sad
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, addiction, family, love, drinking, love story, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, relationships, marriage, rehabilitation, family drama, happy ending, catastrophe, couple relations, alcoholic, divorce, new love, wife husband relationship, therapy, beautiful scenery, women, dysfunctional family, culture clash, honest, destiny, alcohol abuse, loneliness, mentor, interracial romance, tragedy, adultery, betrayal, multiple storylines, dialogue, family in crisis, death, runaway, life philosophy, natural disaster, cancer, hopes, redemption, justice, secrets, writers, brutality, cheating, love and romance, depression
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, surreal, serious, offbeat, melancholic, heartbreaking, dramatic, depressing, compassionate, cerebral, sentimental, talky, sad, interesting, sincere, reflective, intense, enigmatic, harsh, sweet, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, disability, mentally challenged, mental illness, coming of age, family bonds, self discovery, family drama, loneliness, widow, brothers, tragedy, depression, parents and children, relationships, family, life, redemption, mentor, eccentricity, siblings relations, life & death, character study, life philosophy, sisters, honest, culture clash, sibling relationship, parenthood, drinking, love, coming-of-age, adaptation, dialogue, childhood, crime gone awry, catastrophe, prejudice, unlikely friendships, runaway, destiny, storytelling, complex characters, twists & turns, americana, family problems, hopes, responsibility, family life
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
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25th Hour
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, emotional, melancholic, atmospheric, serious, reflective, intense, interesting, dramatic, dark, depressing, psychological, stylized, cerebral, harsh, clever, suspense, rough, captivating, enigmatic, intellectual
Plot: crime, friendship, prison, betrayal, redemption, drugs, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, relationships, drug dealing, storytelling, unlikely friendships, loneliness, complex characters, mentor, character study, buddies, greed, dialogue, urban, depression, gangsters, tragedy, corruption, race issues, life philosophy, guilt, widower, dream, nightclub, life, philosophy, freedom, drug addiction, drinking, existentialism, life & death, violent, honest, destiny, addiction, visceral, justice, violence, drug abuse, childhood, brutality, race against time, plot twist, weed
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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