Movies that are like Monster's Ball

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Monster's Ball (2001)
 7.1
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Monster's Ball
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, melancholic, dramatic, gloomy, intense, bleak, compassionate, captivating, depressing, tense, interesting, sincere, harsh, reflective, talky, sexual, heartbreaking, touching, sad, erotic, dark, cerebral
Plot: redemption, racism, suicide, interracial romance, father son relationship, electric chair, death penalty, death, dysfunctional family, prison, strong sexual content, hospital, race issues, male nudity, tragedy, loneliness, small town, relationships, interracial relations, romance, depression, pornography, love affair, life & death, segregation, storytelling, character study, guilt, dialogue, sex, prejudice, brutality, culture clash, fighting the system, complex characters, drinking, family drama, hopes, corruption, life philosophy, stereotypes, waitress, love and romance, police investigation, eviction, violent, race, violence, secrets, betrayal, execution, society, runaway, honest, catastrophe, greed, couples, family problems, family relations, unsociability, new love, overweight child, ethnic stereotype, xenophobia, parent child relationship, unlikely couple, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, hit and run, death in the family, change of heart, haunted by the past, funeral, anger, african american, blacks and whites, loss of child, ex law enforcer, loss of loved one, age difference, convict, drinking problem, widow widower, interracial sex, white male black female relationship, cunnilingus, female nudity, death row, black woman, prison guard, racial tension, racial prejudice, sex standing up, death of son, death of child, obesity, sex scene, capital punishment, naked woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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Little Children
Drama, Romance
USA
136 min.
 7.5
A Woman Under the Influence
Drama, Romance
USA
155 min.
 8.2
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Most similar movies to Monster's Ball

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious and emotional films with plots including relationships, loneliness, dialogue, storytelling, drinking, mentor and redemption themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Monster's Ball: The Woodsman (2004), Blue Valentine (2010), The Messenger (2009), Rachel Getting Married (2008), Jungle Fever (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Woodsman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, serious, intense, bleak, dark, gloomy, psychological, interesting, harsh, sexual, dramatic, emotional, compassionate, rough, heartbreaking, depressing, reflective, melancholic, tense
Plot: friendship, sexual abuse, redemption, prison, child abuse, father daughter relationship, loneliness, police, male nudity, drinking, sex, social misfits, urban, secrets, supportive spouse, honest, sexuality, relationships, character study, moral ambiguity, pornography, workplace, guilt, crime, going straight, mentor, manipulation, corruption, psychology, brutality, police investigation, storytelling, violent, starting over, demons, justice, obsession, sexualized violence, depression, addiction, revenge, runaway, childhood, police corruption, mental illness, dialogue, unlikely friendships, vengeance, tragedy, small town
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   85%
 
 7.4
 162K
Blue Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, stylized, psychological, touching, serious, heartbreaking, sincere, romantic, depressing, melancholic, sad, intense, bleak, reflective, enigmatic, gloomy, cerebral, interesting, sexual, non-linear, dramatic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, romance, dysfunctional family, love, depression, parenthood, divorce, male nudity, death, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, drinking, nurse, relationships, love story, couple relations, character study, loneliness, honest, tragedy, unfulfillment, adultery, sexualized violence, couples, psychology, visceral, storytelling, infidelity, family problems, dialogue, pregnancy, brutality, life philosophy, love affair, complex characters, small town, pornography, beautiful scenery, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, bridge, classroom, truck, dancing, hospital, violent, life & death, obsession, dull life, life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   73%
 
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 7.1
 32K
The Messenger
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, bleak, psychological, serious, dramatic, intense, gloomy, heartbreaking, compassionate, melancholic, captivating, sincere, earnest, talky, depressing, enigmatic, tense, sad
Plot: war, iraq war, military, redemption, friendship, soldier, death, loneliness, drinking, guilt, storytelling, dealing with death, relationships, gulf war, courage, character study, mentor, sacrifice, life & death, tragedy, human nature, depression, honest, wartime, visceral, ethnic conflict, weapons, culture clash, brutality, wartime life, dialogue, survival, runaway, complex characters, psychology, hospital, unlikely friendships, idealism, small town, multiple storylines, hopes, political, insanity, politics, love story, justice, beautiful scenery, corruption, morality, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, iraq, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   69%
 
Rachel Getting Married
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, intense, melancholic, emotional, stylized, dramatic, psychological, tense, bleak, dark humor, heartbreaking, harsh, absurd, reflective, clever
Plot: dysfunctional family, addiction, wedding, guilt, psychology, divorce, marriage, storytelling, siblings relations, death, drug addiction, relationships, sisters, mental illness, family gatherings, depression, family drama, drug abuse, sexual abuse, family bonds, family, character study, visceral, secrets, family problems, dialogue, honest, brutality, family relations, parenthood, pornography, loneliness, family life, catastrophe, rehabilitation, tragedy, mentor, betrayal, parents and children, vengeance, obsession, surveillance, life philosophy, culture clash, crime gone awry, haunted by the past, sister, under the surface, sarcasm, suicide attempt
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   57%
 
 6.5
 15K
Jungle Fever
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking, disturbing, tense, stylized, melancholic, cerebral, talky, interesting, harsh, intense
Plot: interracial romance, addiction, drug abuse, infidelity, adultery, prejudice, drugs/alcohol, architect, race issues, drug addiction, drugs, racism, relationships, interracial relations, romance, segregation, love affair, stereotypes, dishonesty, urban, politics, love and romance, brutality, society, family, corruption, couples, political, life is a bitch, pornography, culture clash, opposites attract, women, greed, mentor, couple relations, race, catastrophe, marriage, social differences, brothers, dialogue, forbidden love, xenophobia, dysfunctional family, storytelling, violent, capitalism, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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:   70%
    User:   74%
 
 6.7
 13K
Moonlight Mile
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, dramatic, touching, interesting, suspense, intense, heartbreaking, gloomy, depressing, melancholic, clever, talky, psychological, sad, dark, bad ending, earnest
Plot: death, murder, guilt, small town, courtroom, dealing with death, tragedy, romance, starting over, life & death, relationships, dialogue, family drama, secrets, storytelling, depression, family, death in the family, justice, manipulation, honest, redemption, solitude, loneliness, hopes, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable), violent, love and romance, corruption, happy ending, sexualized violence, love story, parenthood, pornography, police investigation, culture clash, writers, violence, destiny, mental illness, obsession, life, stereotypes, betrayal, friendship, adaptation, plot twist, dysfunctional family, psychology
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   56%
 
Little Children
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Style: psychological, realistic, sexual, disturbing, sincere, serious, cynical, melancholic, reflective, satirical, clever, dark, heartbreaking, talky, dark humor, dramatic, intense, bleak, emotional, cerebral, interesting, harsh, thought provoking, enigmatic, intellectual, depressing, stylized
Plot: infidelity, adultery, small town, parenthood, dysfunctional family, sexuality, marriage, pornography, child abuse, drinking, strong sexual content, loneliness, relationships, housewife, crumbling marriage, suburbs, nudity (topless - notable), obsession, storytelling, psychology, redemption, depression, tragedy, moral ambiguity, sex, secrets, suburban life, honest, life philosophy, character study, under the surface, destiny, guilt, mental illness, dialogue driven, dialogue, adolescence, literature, adaptation, life, philosophy, betrayal, manipulation, childhood, mentor, playground, skateboarding, pedophilia, american football, castration
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   79%
 
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 6.9
 4K
The Mother
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, psychological, clever, semi serious, melancholic, erotic, gloomy, reflective, emotional, dramatic, dark, disturbing, harsh, depressing, talky, sexy, interesting, sincere, intense, bleak, enigmatic, light, sad
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sexuality, death, human nature, relationships, love affair, loneliness, character study, family drama, infidelity, british, betrayal, pornography, secrets, romance, dysfunctional family, brutality, depression, drinking, family, nudity (topless - notable), obsession, marriage, aging, culture clash, parents and children, women, male nudity, redemption, sexualized violence, incest, life & death, older woman younger man relationship, life philosophy, sexual relations, sex, violent, tragedy, gay, adultery, storytelling, coming of age, unlikely friendships, police investigation, children, psychology, dishonesty, writers, guilt, love and romance
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   68%
 
Far from Heaven
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Style: stylized, emotional, serious, gloomy, dramatic, reflective, realistic, melancholic, sincere, interesting, enigmatic, heartbreaking, sexual, talky, cerebral, depressing, colourful, tense, compassionate, bleak, breathtaking, ironic, satirical, light, psychological
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, small town, racism, prejudice, infidelity, segregation, gay, marriage, single father, crumbling marriage, interracial romance, race issues, secrets, romance, relationships, loneliness, interracial relations, obsession, unlikely friendships, tragedy, dialogue, period piece, idealism, betrayal, suburban life, suburbs, storytelling, depression, character study, stereotypes, life philosophy, americana, innocence lost, mental illness, dishonesty, drinking, runaway, destiny, greed, redemption, love and romance, culture clash, complex characters, male nudity, manipulation, society, african american, couples, family problems
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: miami, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
 6.9
 12K
Snow Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, melancholic, realistic, bleak, reflective, depressing, sentimental, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, lyrical, biting, meditative, enigmatic, emotional, art house, talky, dramatic, road movie, bloody, tragic ending
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, suicide, depression, adultery, relationships, couple relations, loneliness, workplace, parents and children, death, adolescence, drinking, life & death, teenage love, crime gone awry, tragedy, natural disaster, life philosophy, estrangement, brutality, small town life, character study, parenthood, honest, mentor, family drama, runaway, suicide attempt, couples, catastrophe, vengeance, pornography, marriage, nudity (topless - notable), family problems, family relations, writers, single parent, existentialism, unsupportive spouse, life, dealing with death, young love, storytelling, introspection, divorce, forbidden love, friendship, adaptation
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
We Don't Live Here Anymore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, gloomy, melancholic, psychological, reflective, sincere, emotional, harsh, touching, sad, bleak, sexual, erotic, intense, talky, enigmatic, sexy, disturbing, intellectual, stylized, heartbreaking, cerebral
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, betrayal, friendship, cheating, drinking, relationships, writer's life, divorce, death, loneliness, college, guilt, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, honest, multiple storylines, suburbs, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, character study, dialogue, love and romance, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, catastrophe, writers, crime gone awry, society, brutality, runaway, unfulfillment, storytelling, obsession, youth, depression, couples, mentor, sexuality, family problems, male nudity, suicide attempt, fantasy world, small town, friends, redemption, forbidden love, loyalty, addiction
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
 7.0
 4K
Heavy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, gloomy, sincere, compassionate, psychological, emotional, depressing, enigmatic, harsh, reflective, sad, bleak, talky, road movie, artsy, intense, dramatic, heartbreaking, cerebral
Plot: small town, loneliness, workplace, drinking, parents and children, hospital, unfulfilled love, solitude, dialogue, romance, physical appearance, character study, depression, life philosophy, workplace situations, storytelling, relationships, life, existentialism, redemption, honest, love and romance, obesity, pizza, waitress, jealousy, seduction, mentor, unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, life & death, misfit, unfulfillment, brutality, transformation, catastrophe, family relations, friendship, creativity, isolation, destiny, dysfunctional family, pornography, introspection, fast food restaurant, sexual fantasy, rejection, obsession, mental illness, self discovery
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
American Heart
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, harsh, melancholic, gloomy, heartbreaking, bleak, rough, dramatic, reflective, touching, sad, talky, intense, road movie
Plot: father son relationship, starting over, prison, parents and children, redemption, loneliness, storytelling, hopes, life, father-son relationship, life philosophy, honest, crime gone awry, youth, life & death, destiny, family relations, runaway, depression, pornography, going straight, character study, culture clash, human nature, parenthood, estrangement, catastrophe, society, tragedy, dialogue, gangs, brutality, parallel universe, mentor, dysfunctional family, mental illness, relationships, prisoner, gangsters, finnish, hospital, hitman, betrayal, small town, violent, multiple storylines, unlikely friendships, childhood, greed, family drama
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
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Things We Lost in the Fire
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, intense, sincere, dramatic, heartbreaking, depressing, sad, melancholic, harsh, psychological, reflective, cerebral, interesting, compassionate, talky
Plot: addiction, heroin, childhood, drugs, death, drugs/alcohol, interracial romance, drug addiction, funeral, depression, redemption, relationships, tragedy, family problems, friendship, unlikely friendships, loneliness, life philosophy, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, mentor, character study, dealing with death, crime gone awry, starting over, catastrophe, life & death, life, best friend, corruption, death in the family, destiny, betrayal, drinking, family drama, haunted by the past, sacrifice, runaway, storytelling, dialogue, happy ending, hopes, suicide attempt, justice, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), pornography, mental illness, love and romance, adaptation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
The Waterdance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, compassionate, uplifting, sincere, psychological, melancholic, humorous, biting, cerebral, interesting, harsh, dramatic, reflective, intellectual, entertaining, depressing, talky, witty, bleak, earnest, emotional, dark humor
Plot: friendship, disability, human nature, character study, relationships, loneliness, sarcasm, life, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, hospital, solitude, honest, life philosophy, drinking, hopes, depression, unlikely friendships, storytelling, love and romance, writers, destiny, redemption, society, catastrophe, sexuality, couples, dialogue, crime gone awry, life & death, friends, male nudity, rehabilitation, gunfight, adaptation, pornography, mental illness, human spirit, family, runaway, culture clash, tragedy, couple relations, paraplegic, moral ambiguity, love affair, dysfunctional family, racism, paralysis, interrupted sex
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
Personal Velocity
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy, talky, melancholic, harsh, intense, psychological, interesting, enigmatic, clever, bad ending, stylized, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: book, runaway, self discovery, drinking, death, jewish, violence, parents and children, multiple storylines, life is a bitch, adaptation, pornography, redemption, love and romance, brutality, life philosophy, mentor, childhood, tragedy, storytelling, dialogue, society, family, culture clash, writers, youth, nudity (topless - notable), corruption, secrets, life & death, women, relationships, couples, vengeance, classic car, catastrophe, family relations, violent, loneliness, pregnancy, sexualized violence, obsession, distopia, starting over, destiny, gangsters, human nature, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, adolescence
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, new york state, haiti, harvard university, norway, india, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
 7.1
 125K
Remember Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, surprise ending, heartbreaking, sad, emotional, serious, romantic, realistic, gloomy, twist ending, sincere, melancholic, bad ending, intense, dramatic, harsh, sweet, interesting
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, death in the family, family drama, father daughter relationship, relationships, parents and children, dysfunctional family, suicide, 9/11, parenthood, college student, tragedy, loss of loved one, revenge, loss of sibling, loss of parent, young lovers, death, love story, dealing with death, urban, depression, family in crisis, catastrophe, life & death, happy ending, haunted by the past, fall in love, twists & turns, love and romance, mentor, love, natural disaster, loneliness, life philosophy, honest, family problems, memory loss, dialogue, destiny, sacrifice, estrangement, divorce, young adult, grieving, parent child relationship, youth, storytelling, betrayal, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
 6.5
 41K
The Good Girl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, depressing, sincere, melancholic, bleak, humorous, witty, dark, interesting, dramatic, harsh, disturbing, cynical, satirical, sad, intense, emotional, bad ending, road movie, ironic, talky
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, workplace, suicide, store, depression, adultery, drinking, friendship, mental illness, death, infidelity, drugs/alcohol, hospital, loneliness, relationships, midlife crisis, love affair, unlikely friendships, life, life philosophy, romance, workplace romance, dull life, character study, destiny, suburbs, dialogue, redemption, dishonesty, pornography, weed, brutality, love and romance, betrayal, existentialism, storytelling, sexualized violence, writers, tragedy, blackmail, dream, jealousy, extramarital affair, masturbation, motel, lie, marriage, honest, dysfunctional family, parenthood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
Movie in collections
 5.6
 21K
Angel Eyes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: emotional, serious, romantic, gloomy, realistic, sexy, enigmatic, intense, touching, bad ending, psychological, sentimental, dramatic, suspense, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, couple relations, dysfunctional family, violence, guilt, chase, loneliness, love story, haunted by the past, happy ending, crimes, love and romance, redemption, family, couples, catastrophe, police officer, relationships, family problems, dialogue, life is a bitch, friendship, natural disaster, mysterious character, mentor, serial killer, kids and family, first contact, secrets, starting over, police investigation, love affair, fantasy world, custody, supernatural, fall in love, storytelling, family drama, hopes, brutality, internet, family relations, interracial romance, vengeance, life philosophy, psychology, culture clash, life & death, violent
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, art house, melancholic, cerebral, sincere, realistic, enigmatic, reflective, talky, touching, meditative, non-linear, dark, artsy, dramatic, intellectual, emotional, light, surreal, depressing, bleak, psychological, heartbreaking, romantic, disturbing, road movie
Plot: obsession, loneliness, marriage, suicide attempt, memory, infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, philosophy, relationships, existentialism, life philosophy, psychology, pornography, mentor, depression, moral ambiguity, couple relations, romance, art, storytelling, islam, fantasy world, love story, tragedy, suicide, unfulfillment, life, character study, couples, psychiatry, distopia, parallel universe, family drama, death, childhood, paranoid, catastrophe, love affair, imagination, first contact, parents and children, immortality, dysfunctional family, alternate reality, literature, multiple storylines, breakup, runaway
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
12 and Holding
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, intense, interesting, clever, melancholic, disturbing, gloomy, psychological, sad, bleak, earnest, sentimental, talky, tense, depressing, brutal, suspense
Plot: coming of age, friendship, vengeance, adoption, adolescence, loneliness, childhood, death, prison, revenge, hospital, suicide, innocence lost, male nudity, teenager, race issues, bullying, coming-of-age, children, parenthood, tragedy, suburbs, depression, dysfunctional family, relationships, parents and children, runaway, guilt, pornography, honest, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), secrets, brutality, family drama, drinking, small town, divorce, family, corruption, brothers, child abuse, crime gone awry, justice, life philosophy, storytelling, culture clash, youth, kids and family, teenagers
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
When a Man Loves a Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious, romantic, touching, gloomy, realistic, sweet, heartbreaking, melancholic, dramatic, psychological, light, intense, road movie, reflective
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: addiction, romance, family, drinking, marriage, rehabilitation, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, love, love story, relationships, family drama, couple relations, happy ending, alcoholic, catastrophe, alcohol abuse, divorce, family in crisis, beautiful scenery, hopes, women, dysfunctional family, culture clash, love and romance, honest, destiny, loneliness, mentor, interracial romance, tragedy, adultery, couples, betrayal, multiple storylines, family problems, dialogue, death, life is a bitch, new love, wife husband relationship, therapy, runaway, life philosophy, natural disaster, cancer, redemption, justice, secrets, writers
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
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, clever, touching, interesting, intense, thought provoking, sad, dark humor, tense, stylized, depressing, talky, intellectual, artsy, art house, dramatic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, lesbian, depression, abortion, suicide, pregnancy, women, relationships, homeless, solitude, character study, single parent, dialogue driven, adultery, pornography, writers, human nature, life, dysfunctional family, multiple storylines, nudity (topless - notable), death, honest, storytelling, culture clash, interracial relations, philosophy, identity, drinking, mentor, tragedy, cheating, life & death, parents and children, dialogue, life philosophy, workplace, mental illness, existentialism, siblings relations, unlikely friendships, irreverent, adaptation, secrets, sadness, teenager, dating, catastrophe, terminal illness, social differences
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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Sunshine State
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Style: dark humor, realistic, sincere, serious, touching, reflective, talky, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, interesting, harsh, stylized, witty, clever, cerebral
Plot: small town, drinking, small town life, storytelling, suicide attempt, society, orphan, relationships, segregation, dialogue, island, greed, character study, loneliness, love affair, parents and children, life philosophy, twists & turns, social differences, redemption, writers, haunted by the past, homecoming, multiple storylines, existentialism, racism, ethnic conflict, corporate america, idealism, catastrophe, fighting the system, gunfight, americana, working class, culture clash, eccentricity, life & death, crime gone awry, love and romance, prejudice, depression, rebellion, stereotypes, life, family relations, mentor, native americans, race issues, social relations, brutality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, texas, peru, puerto rico, wisconsin, bolivia, atlantic ocean, manhattan new york city, spain, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
 6.7
 9K
High Art
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: serious, melancholic, gloomy, realistic, sincere, enigmatic, meditative, sexual, sexy, artsy, sad, intellectual, heartbreaking, art house, intense, emotional, reflective, talky, bleak, interesting, road movie, compassionate, touching, romantic, ironic, disturbing
Plot: lesbian, addiction, romance, drug abuse, photographer, love, drug addiction, drugs, drinking, heroin, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, relationships, death, art, artist, gays and lesbians, loneliness, love story, human nature, women, character study, infidelity, pornography, depression, homosexuality, obsession, love affair, dialogue, life philosophy, gay, gender, magazine, betrayal, honest, love and romance, solitude, unlikely friendships, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, catastrophe, couples, manipulation, runaway, coming of age, friendship, redemption, complex characters, lgbt, career
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
 6.9
 14K
Damage
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy, erotic, enigmatic, psychological, reflective, emotional, melancholic, intense, heartbreaking, disturbing, cerebral, intellectual, bleak, interesting, talky, harsh, stylized, dramatic
Plot: obsession, infidelity, adultery, sexuality, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, marriage, death, dangerous attraction, pornography, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), love triangle, sex, betrayal, loneliness, love affair, tragedy, secrets, male nudity, visceral, psychology, incest, midlife crisis, sexual abuse, life philosophy, drinking, danger, sexualized violence, culture clash, manipulation, storytelling, dialogue, dishonesty, love, art, character study, brutality, guilt, love and romance, vengeance, catastrophe, beautiful scenery, destiny, extramarital affair, politician, hotel, violent, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, brussels belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
Leaving Las Vegas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, depressing, gloomy, heartbreaking, dark, captivating, bleak, intense, dramatic, dark humor, interesting, sad, talky, harsh, reflective, sexual, enigmatic, romantic, disturbing, sincere, cerebral, touching
Plot: loneliness, prostitute, addiction, redemption, romance, depression, love, suicide, prostitution, tragedy, death, alcohol abuse, jazz, drinking, relationships, love story, social misfits, downfall, sexualized violence, casino, dialogue, violent, honest, character study, drug addiction, life & death, crime gone awry, human nature, existentialism, life philosophy, brutality, greed, hotel, storytelling, dark hero, drugs, violence, destiny, visceral, mental illness, multiple storylines, pornography, happy ending, stylish, therapy, fall in love, rape, hopes, love and romance, unsociability
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
 6.8
 21K
Elegy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: sincere, serious, melancholic, gloomy, realistic, meditative, suspenseful, intellectual, erotic, sexual, emotional, enigmatic, sexy, reflective, talky, interesting, romantic, cerebral, biting, art house, intense, touching
Plot: obsession, infidelity, loneliness, cancer, aging, adultery, marriage, terminal illness, poetry, death, teachers and students, relationships, drinking, sexuality, hospital, friendship, male nudity, depression, teacher, danger, life & death, dishonesty, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, mentor, sexual attraction, love and romance, life philosophy, literature, unlikely friendships, couples, life, character study, possessiveness, hedonism, cuban, critic, power relations, writers, love story, romance, redemption, catastrophe, art, guilt, women, culture clash, storytelling, dialogue, dialogue driven
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 

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 6.3
 1K
Zebrahead
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sincere, serious, intense, bleak, realistic, gloomy, sexy, suspense, interesting, suspenseful, light, melancholic, harsh, sexual, sweet
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, interracial romance, school, prejudice, americana, hip hop, teenager, unlikely friendships, pornography, violence, drinking, young lovers, race issues, chase, dialogue, brutality, runaway, male nudity, adolescence, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban ghetto, interracial relations, romance, crime, gangs, crime gone awry, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), family, violent, childhood, teenage love, coming-of-age, coming of age, sexualized violence, dance, urban, high school life, gangsters, women, teenage life, redemption, stereotypes, mentor, sexual abuse, urban ghetto life, blood, segregation, love and romance
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: sentimental, serious, uplifting, realistic, dramatic, road movie, harsh, reflective, melancholic, talky, interesting
Plot: racism, small town, segregation, prejudice, dysfunctional family, social differences, redemption, holocaust, teaching the ways of the world, race issues, discrimination, jews, civil war, fight scenes, culture clash, small town life, americana, interracial romance, mentor, race, coming of age, family, injustice, racial segregation, african american, poverty, childhood, family life, catastrophe, life & death, tragedy, hopes, runaway, death, hip hop, parenthood, dialogue, life, brutality, drinking, society, storytelling, secrets, revolution, ethnic conflict, youth, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, male nudity
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: mississippi, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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