Movies like I Origins

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I Origins (2014)
 7.4
 111K
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 partner, they make a stunning scientific discovery that has far reaching implications and complicates both his scientific and and spiritual beliefs. Traveling half way around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to validate his theory.
Style: thought provoking, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, emotional, psychological, cerebral, romantic, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, loneliness, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnant woman, sex with a stranger, afterlife, love story, religion, tragedy, eyes, society, genetics, halloween party, cause and meaning, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1998, year 2005, year 2009
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi

Most similar movies to I Origins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out thought provoking, complex, visually appealing and cerebral films with plots about storytelling, life philosophy, loneliness, weird, catastrophe, existentialism and destiny mostly in Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like I Origins: Cloud Atlas (2012), Mr. Nobody (2009), Perfect Sense (2011), Another Earth (2011), The Fountain (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: existentialism, surrealism, introspection, 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
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92%
 7.4
 337K
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, thought provoking, psychological, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: life philosophy, destiny, reincarnation, human nature, life & death, dystopic future, death, love and romance, supernatural, tribe, karma, wisdom of life ...
Time: future, 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: seoul, hawaii, san francisco, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.8
 209K
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, philosophical, surreal, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, utopia, destiny, life changing experience, alternate reality, surrealism, romance, imaginary, teenage love, philosophy, postmodernism, time ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: thought provoking, melancholic, enigmatic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: human nature, chef, love affair, human existence, scientist, suffering, chaos, romance, couples, rage, society, apocalypse ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 89K
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, gloomy ...
Plot: parallel world, mysterious planet, redemption, human existence, guilt, tragedy, grief, introspection, tragic event, loss of family member, haunted by the past, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, yale university, connecticut, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 223K
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, non-linear ...
Plot: immortality, metaphysics, queen, death, reincarnation, tragic love, terminal illness, loneliness, love of one's life, cancer, loss of loved one, tree ...
Time: future, 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, latin america, central america, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 26K
Equals (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.
Style: artsy, futuristic, intense, intellectual, twist ending ...
Plot: utopia, dystopic future, love, society, loneliness, lie, medication, flash forward, trust, friendship, relationships, illustrator ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 17K
Comet (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, falling in love, fall in love, meteor shower, relationships, parallel world, couple relations, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, futuristic, philosophical, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, artificial intelligence, existentialism, philosophy, a.i., unlikely relationship, cyberspace, computers and web, love, unlikely couple, impossible love, human nature ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, philosophical, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, life philosophy, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, psychology, child abuse, memory, diary, altering history, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 30K
Upstream Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the lifecycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, surreal, touching ...
Plot: hypnosis, romance, love affair, parasite, drugged, mystery, mind control, mind game, tragic love, memory loss, dishonesty, brainwashing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 13K
Womb (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Hungary, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: mother son incest, tragic love, cloning, genetic engineering, moral dilemma, unfulfillment, couple relations, hopes, parents and children, dealing with death, childhood sweetheart, sexual perversion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 179K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, marriage, couple relations, lust, strong sexual content, nurse, marital problem, dysfunctional family, depression, romance, introspection, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 172K
K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surprise ending, touching, serious ...
Plot: mysterious character, benign alien, patient, psychiatrist, mental institution, research, odd, alien, insanity, hypnosis, crazy, planet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, greenland, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 109K
The Giver (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: society, future dystopia, distopia, rebelliousness, youth, utopia, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, danger, chases and races, humanity, human nature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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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, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: distopia, existentialism, cloning, boarding school, friendship, loneliness, childhood, love triangle, life is a bitch, alternate reality, love and romance, couples ...
Time: year 1985, year 1978, 80s, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 6K
Charly (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An experiment on a simpleton turns him into a genius. When he discovers what has been done to him he struggles with whether or not what was done to his was right.
Style: touching, thought provoking, clever, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mouse, experiment, genius, disorder, mentally challenged, doctors and patients, experiment gone awry, hopes, power relations, society, misfit, maze ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: touching, sincere, meditative, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love affair, obsession, life turned upside down, romance, hopes, parents and children, crumbling marriage, couple relations, breakup, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 49K
2046 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.
Style: psychological, futuristic, emotional, touching, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted by the past, old friend, coincidence, symbolism, writer's life, romance, introspection, road not taken, mysterious place, choice, identity crisis, understanding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s, 2040s ...
Place: hong kong, singapore, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Parts Per Billion (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the ...
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: survival, chaos, virus, couple relations, apocalypse, deadly, couples, danger, love and romance, war, fiance fiancee relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.5
 22K
London (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.
Style: talky, psychological, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, introspection, hopes, love, dysfunctional relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), cocaine, party, romance, couples, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.6
 6K
Cairo Time (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland, Egypt
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Cairo on her own as she waits for her husband, Juliette finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with his friend Tareq, a retired cop. As Tareq escorts Juliette around the city, they find themselves in the middle of a brief affair that catches ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, tourist, dishonesty, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couples, love, marriage, tour guide, interracial relations, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, cairo egypt, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Bahrain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, sexy, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young people, interracial relations, romance, couple relations, fall in love, city life, young lovers, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, old love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.9
 133K
Before Midnight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, meditative, talky, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, writers, midlife crisis, hopes, romance, summer vacation, friends, relationship vs career, marriage, vacation, hotel, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 8.0
 224K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: sincere, semi serious, sentimental, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, reunion, lifestyle, lovers reunited, introspection, romance, unfulfilled love, lovers, encounter, regret, writers, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, texas, manhattan new york city, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 5.9
 27K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, introspection, homecoming, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, womanizer, love story, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 8.1
 256K
Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets CĂ©line, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, melancholic, emotional, intellectual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chance meeting, love and romance, lovers, encounter, introspection, coincidence, french, relationships, tourist, existentialism, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, vienna, paris france, budapest, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.2
 20K
Code 46 (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, clever, futuristic ...
Plot: cloning, investigation, fall in love, forgery, infidelity, future dystopia, love and romance, dishonesty, lovers on the run, love affair, romance, surveillance ...
Time: future
Place: asia, seattle, china, middle east, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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, mind bending, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couple relations, couples, life turned upside down, infidelity, losing-it hero, disorder, dishonesty, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, parents and children, love affair, couple relations, human nature, starting over, couples, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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