Movies like I Origins

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I Origins
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: emotional, clever, psychological, thought provoking, serious, philosophical, romantic, intellectual, talky, enigmatic ...
Plot: religion, science, afterlife, death, atheism, loneliness, memory, obsessive quest, love story, god, reincarnation, life & death, storytelling, cause and meaning, beautiful scenery, existentialism, philosophy, destiny, immortality, end of the world, technology, self discovery, inventions and discoveries, first contact, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2009, year 1998, year 2012
Place: usa, india, new york, asia, delhi

Most similar movies to I Origins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, cerebral, enigmatic and reflective films with plots about life philosophy, storytelling, loneliness, existentialism, mentor, catastrophe and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like I Origins: Another Earth (2011), Perfect Sense (2011), Upstream Color (2013), Cloud Atlas (2012), Her (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
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: surreal, non-linear, psychological, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, love, brainwashing, power of love, erased memory, love story, romance, existentialism, destiny, alternate reality, love and romance, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
 83K
Another Earth
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: surreal, psychological, serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: redemption, tragedy, guilt, loneliness, storytelling, destiny, introspection, nasa, parallel world, hospital, parallel universe, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, yale university, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   88%
 
 7.1
 49K
Perfect Sense
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: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, melancholic, offbeat ...
Plot: romance, memory, apocalypse, blindness, chef, restaurant, virus, human nature, end of the world, scientist, loneliness, love affair ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 27K
Upstream Color
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: surreal, psychological, stylized, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: mystery, brainwashing, hypnosis, mind game, existentialism, art, loneliness, romance, dishonesty, depression, storytelling, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   71%
 
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 7.5
 318K
Cloud Atlas
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore
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: non-linear, philosophical, atmospheric, futuristic, intellectual ...
Plot: destiny, reincarnation, multiple storylines, human nature, life philosophy, existentialism, justice, wisdom of life, human existence, love, karma, sacrifice ...
Time: future, 19th century, 1930s, 30s, 70s ...
Place: hawaii, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   100%
 
 8.0
 439K
Her
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: futuristic, talky, clever, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, artificial intelligence, existentialism, love, obsession, philosophy, a.i., romance, impossible love, psychology, life philosophy, computers and web ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
 7.5
 46K
2046
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: futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: writer's life, romance, loneliness, womanizer, love, relationships, hotel, androids, memory, existentialism, love story, human nature ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, future ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
 7.2
 126K
Never Let Me Go
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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: serious, emotional, heartbreaking, melancholic, bleak ...
Plot: boarding school, cloning, friendship, childhood, existentialism, loneliness, death, alternate reality, hospital, love triangle, art, children ...
Time: year 1994, year 1978, year 1985, 1990s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
 6.2
 73K
Solaris
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, surreal, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: space travel, space station, outer space, romance, obsession, existentialism, memory, afterlife, dealing with death, metaphysics, suicide, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
 6.1
 22K
Equals
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: futuristic, emotional, intense, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: utopia, love, loneliness, apocalypse, depression, love story, alone in the world, technology, relationships, first contact, surveillance, fighting the system ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   67%
 
 7.1
 30K
The One I Love
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, witty, romantic, clever ...
Plot: marriage, relationships, crumbling marriage, infidelity, twists & turns, self discovery, romance, love story, parallel universe, clones, dialogue, magic realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   24%
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, romance, time, travel, love, marriage, couple relations, love story, love affair, time loop, true love, destiny ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
It's All About Love
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance, Sci-Fi
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, stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, hotel, airport, alternate reality, lovers on the run, love, love story, clones, surrealism, future dystopia, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   22%
 
 6.4
 24K
Third Person
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, unfaithful husband, fall in love, love, writers, guilt, incest, hotel room, storytelling, love and romance, writing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, france, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   20%
 
 6.2
 19K
Code 46
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: stylized, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: cloning, genetics, cyberpunk, memory, surveillance, adultery, desert, technology, virus, love affair, clones, utopia ...
Time: future
Place: asia, china, shanghai, seattle, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   26%
 
Robot Stories
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four stories including: "My Robot Baby," in which a couple must care for a robot baby before adopting a human child; "The Robot Fixer," in which a mother tries to connect with her dying son; "Machine Love," in which an ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, futuristic, melancholic ...
Plot: adoption, robot, technology, death, childhood, hospital, androids and robots, office, terminal illness, giant robots, runaway, androids ...
Time: future, 1990s, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   19%
 
 7.4
 164K
K-PAX
Genre: Drama, 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: clever, psychological, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: alien, psychiatrist, hospital, science, mystery, patient, imagination, benign alien, mental institution, aliens, psychiatry, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, greenland, grand central station manhattan new york city, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   25%
 
 6.6
 44K
Last Night
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: emotional, romantic, melancholic, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, temptation, marriage, moral dilemma, husband wife relationship, couple relations, love story, love, lovers reunited, trust, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   25%
 
 7.9
 188K
Mr. Nobody
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, USA, UK
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: thought provoking, psychological, surreal, philosophical, futuristic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, alternate reality, destiny, love affair, philosophy, time, depression, childhood, utopia, divorce, postmodernism, life ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 8.1
 198K
Before Sunset
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: talky, realistic, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, marriage, loneliness, storytelling, memory, lovers reunited, depression, relationships, dialogue driven, love, dialogue, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, vienna, paris france, texas, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   20%
 
 7.6
 260K
Seven Pounds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Style: compassionate, emotional, touching, sentimental, sad ...
Plot: self sacrifice, sacrifice, redemption, life & death, life philosophy, hopes, existentialism, fall in love, tragic event, life changing experience, secret, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
 5.9
 25K
To the Wonder
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: stylized, emotional, serious, atmospheric, meditative ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, relationships, love, marriage, existentialism, introspection, dancing, loneliness, couple relations, dialogue, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, oklahoma, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
 5.9
 10K
Silk
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Italy, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, adultery, forbidden love, beautiful scenery, fall in love, travel, love and romance, love story, obsession, life & death, couples, village ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1860s, 1870s
Place: japan, france, asia, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   21%
 
Reconstruction
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: atmospheric, psychological, clever, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love, romance, hotel, love affair, destructive relationship, relationships, existentialism, love story, loneliness, urban, life turned upside down, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
 7.9
 117K
Before Midnight
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: talky, realistic, witty, clever, intellectual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, hotel, midlife crisis, marriage, parenthood, divorce, storytelling, relationships, couple relations, dialogue driven, drinking, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, vienna, paris france, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   22%
 
 7.3
 10K
Bella
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when something happens that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, pregnancy, abortion, adoption, restaurant, couple relations, romance, fall in love, life philosophy, love story, catastrophe, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
 6.7
 6K
Cairo Time
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, serious, atmospheric, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, love, marriage, fall in love, loneliness, relationships, love story, romance, love affair, love and romance, infidelity, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, california, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   22%
 
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
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: gloomy, serious, art house, melancholic, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, marriage, suicide attempt, memory, infidelity, adultery, postmodernism, crumbling marriage, philosophy, relationships, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   25%
 
 5.7
 21K
Knight of Cups
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rick is a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. While successful in his career, his life feels empty. Haunted and confused, he finds temporary solace in the decadent Hollywood excess that defines his existence. Women provide a distraction to his daily ...
Style: serious, touching, meditative, realistic, art house ...
Plot: obsession, romance, looking for love, existentialism, desert, love triangle, life & death, love and romance, poetry, solitude, midlife crisis, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   23%
 
 8.1
 226K
Before Sunrise
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, witty, romantic, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, memory, wine, fall in love, dialogue driven, love story, relationships, love, dialogue, loneliness, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: vienna, austria, budapest hungary, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   19%
 
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