Movies like Mr. Nobody

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Mr. Nobody (2009)
 7.8
 207K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: psychological, mind bending, futuristic, surreal, philosophical, thought provoking, offbeat, cerebral, sentimental, epic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, depression, utopia, life changing experience, alternate reality, philosophy, surrealism, romance, imaginary, teenage love, postmodernism, parallel world, love affair, childhood, divorce, death, family relations, love and romance, wisdom of life, time, mars, party, drowning, multiple outcomes, immortality ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, year 1975

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Most similar movies to Mr. Nobody

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out visually appealing, complex, philosophical and cerebral films with plots about storytelling, life & death, life philosophy, existentialism, mentor, destiny and creativity mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Romance genres. Some movies like Mr. Nobody: Cloud Atlas (2012), The Butterfly Effect (2004), I Origins (2014), The Fountain (2006), What Dreams May Come (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: sentimental, touching, philosophical, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, true love, life philosophy, aging, child as adult, impossible love, odd, adult as child, supernatural romance, age difference, life & death ...
Time: 30s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 20s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, russia, manhattan new york city, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, mind bending, surreal, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, introspection, existentialism, love, deja vu, love and romance, couple relations, love story, power of love, brainwashing, couples, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 335K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, thought provoking, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, reincarnation, human nature, death, love and romance, tribe, karma, dystopic future, human existence, wisdom of life, life & death ...
Time: future, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century, 1930s ...
Place: seoul, hawaii, south korea, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, haunted by the past, life philosophy, psychology, supernatural ability, child abuse, diary, altering history, memory, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.4
 110K
I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: thought provoking, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, emotional ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, inventions and discoveries, elevator, cause and meaning, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1998, year 2009 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 222K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: surreal, artsy, atmospheric, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: immortality, metaphysics, queen, reincarnation, tragic love, terminal illness, loneliness, love of one's life, death, cancer, loss of loved one, tree ...
Time: future, 16th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, latin america, europe, guatemala, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, touching, inspirational, emotional ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, hell, loss of child, life philosophy, family relations, redemption, painting, love, parents and children, paradise, angel ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, psychological, sentimental, meditative, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: escape from reality, daydreamer, friendship, new job, dreams, imagination, romance, introspection, love, young man, unfulfilled love, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, mexico, europe, latin america, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: immortality, love, love and romance, romance, love story, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, immortal, destiny, single mother, aging ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1954, year 1937, future
Place: california, arizona, oregon, san francisco, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, sentimental, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, changing the past or future, fall in love, forbidden love, manipulations, fictional reality, foreknowledge, alternate reality, true love, power of love, politician, mind control ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.8
 282K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, romance, changing the past or future, sent to the past, true love, life philosophy, couple relations, lovers, family secret, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 241K
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, disfigurement, love, surrealism, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, tragic love, disfigured face, obsession, mystery, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 68K
Upside Down (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure ...
Style: surreal, artsy, romantic, breathtaking, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, parallel world, true love, gravity, romance, corporate world, lovers apart, inventions and discoveries, chase, class differences, amnesia, poverty ...
Time: future
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
It's All About Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Canada, Spain, USA, Japan, Sweden, UK, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, enigmatic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: apocalypse, cloning, lovers on the run, romance, life is a bitch, chaos, future dystopia, couple relations, danger, estrangement, airport, divorce ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 88K
Another Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Style: psychological, touching, surreal, clever, serious ...
Plot: parallel world, mysterious planet, redemption, human existence, guilt, tragedy, grief, introspection, tragic event, haunted by the past, loss of family member, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, connecticut, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 134K
Never Let Me Go (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for ...
Style: psychological, sad, melancholic, depressing, heartbreaking ...
Plot: existentialism, cloning, boarding school, friendship, love and romance, loneliness, childhood, love triangle, life is a bitch, couples, dishonesty, jealousy ...
Time: year 1978, year 1985, 1990s, year 1994
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: atmospheric, philosophical, stylized, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: fountain of youth, danger, supernatural, suicidal, imaginary, elderly, aging, love affair, secret identity, new identity, secret, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 30s, 70s, 40s ...
Place: romania, india, europe, asia, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 13K
Frequencies (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of the forbidden relationship between a 'low born' boy and a 'high born' girl in an alternate reality where every person's relationships and life worth are determined by their innate 'frequencies'.
Style: humorous, semi serious, philosophical, mind bending, futuristic ...
Plot: romance, destiny, alternate universe, love story, fighting the system, culture clash, science, love, imagination, technology, manipulation, life philosophy ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, fairy tale, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood, parents and children, androids, family relations ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 506K
Her (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. ...
Style: melancholic, philosophical, futuristic, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, artificial intelligence, philosophy, a.i., unlikely relationship, existentialism, love, cyberspace, computers and web, unlikely couple, impossible love, human nature ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bicentennial Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to ...
Style: futuristic, melancholic, philosophical, sentimental, inspirational ...
Plot: androids and robots, robot, life philosophy, artificial intelligence, dystopic future, utopia, human nature, romance, society, self discovery, opposites attract, androids ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, 22nd century, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, talky, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, philosophy, hidden identity, society, religion, christianity, mistaken identity, legends and myths, psychology, impersonating, secret ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, 21st century, contemporary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 106K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, memory loss, psychology, mental institution, supernatural, murder, mentally unstable, time loop, life is a bitch, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: love affair, love, romance, couples, couple relations, life turned upside down, infidelity, losing-it hero, disorder, dishonesty, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 54K
Perfect Sense (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Susan is a scientist searching for answers to important questions. So important that she has given up on other things, like love - until she meets Micheal. Susan and Michael find themselves embarking on a sensual adventure while the world around ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, serious, thought provoking, romantic ...
Plot: human nature, chef, love affair, human existence, scientist, suffering, chaos, romance, rage, couples, society, apocalypse ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 323K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, bleak, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, outer space, loneliness, dystopic future, spacecraft, cloning, moon, space travel, astronaut, space and aliens, nervous breakdown, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 135K
The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, sweet, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, romance, love and romance, impossible love, architect, unlikely relationship, time, supernatural, letter, supernatural romance, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 77K
Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: futuristic, psychological, surreal, mind bending, enigmatic ...
Plot: space station, space travel, space and aliens, astronaut, outer space, mysterious planet, spacecraft, back from the dead, mystery, paranormal activity, obsession, psychologist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 8K
The Future (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.
Style: surreal, sentimental, emotional, meditative, mind bending ...
Plot: infidelity, human nature, life turned upside down, follow your dream, couples, road not taken, hopes, disorder, destiny, dishonesty, pets, nursing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 21K
After the Dark (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, surprise ending, captivating, serious ...
Plot: survival, teacher, youth, danger, teachers and students, social relations, human nature, philosophy, experiment gone awry, bunker, disorder, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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