Movies that are like Ordinary People

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 7.8
 40K
Ordinary People
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, gloomy, compassionate, depressing, intense, melancholic, touching, reflective, captivating, tense, sincere, earnest, sentimental, talky, bleak, sad, harsh, cerebral, breathtaking
Plot: dysfunctional family, guilt, depression, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, family drama, suicide, death, crumbling marriage, marriage, character study, tragedy, relationships, psychiatry, family, suburbs, dealing with death, honest, couple relations, secrets, redemption, death in the family, complex characters, parenthood, hospital, culture clash, visceral, storytelling, loneliness, psychology, runaway, dialogue, mental illness, manipulation, brothers, catastrophe, father-son relationship, family in crisis, adaptation, midlife crisis, middle class, grief, suburban life, family bonds, childhood, teenage life, dialogue driven, survival, coming of age, moral ambiguity, mentor, crime gone awry, therapy, couples, family problems, post traumatic stress disorder, grieving, unfulfillment, youth, repression, halloween, drowning, loss of son, christmas, favoritism, misplaced guilt, reach out, cold relationship, disintegration, parents separation, solace, emotionless, favoritism among siblings, resentment, supportive parent, unsupportive parent, torment, alienation, sexual exploration, pretense, loss of sibling, acceptance, lifestyle, mother son relationship, psychoanalysis, family conflict, family crisis, father son relationship, weakness, broken dish, apathy, tenor, privacy, grandparent, control, family argument, school locker, strength, intimacy, understanding
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, illinois, houston texas, texas, chicago illinois
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12 and Holding
Drama
USA
90 min.
 7.6
Olive Kitteridge
Drama
USA
239 min.
 8.3
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Most similar movies to Ordinary People

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dramatic, realistic, emotional and melancholic films with plots including dialogue, dysfunctional family, relationships, mentor, depression, storytelling and redemption themes mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ordinary People: The Ice Storm (1997), Rabbit Hole (2010), 12 and Holding (2005), Tully (2000), Cake (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.5
 50K
The Ice Storm
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: bleak, sexual, realistic, emotional, gloomy, serious, melancholic, captivating, depressing, reflective, dark, tense, disturbing, dark humor, stylized, talky, atmospheric, harsh, intense, clever, interesting, cerebral, cynical, dramatic, enigmatic, ironic, satirical, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, innocence lost, infidelity, adolescence, parenthood, guilt, adultery, sexuality, drinking, existentialism, thanksgiving, drugs/alcohol, neighbor, crumbling marriage, depression, family drama, pornography, relationships, loneliness, character study, suburbs, drugs, tragedy, crime gone awry, dialogue, complex characters, couple relations, natural disaster, family, secrets, honest, period piece, storytelling, runaway, culture clash, under the surface, greed, obsession, addiction, suburban life, midlife crisis, visceral, brutality, teenage life, adaptation, violent, society, unfulfillment, youth
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   95%
    User:   83%
 
 7.0
 44K
Rabbit Hole
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, touching, serious, melancholic, heartbreaking, dramatic, gloomy, depressing, sincere, reflective, sad, bleak, compassionate, sentimental, road movie, dark, intense, dark humor, psychological, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: marriage, memory, redemption, tragedy, death, parallel universe, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, relationships, depression, life & death, couple relations, family drama, loneliness, death in the family, guilt, character study, parenthood, runaway, couples, dysfunctional family, family problems, secrets, therapy, grief, parking lot, toy, crying, family relations, brutality, crumbling marriage, adultery, dialogue, workplace, honest, culture clash, mentor, catastrophe, estrangement, family, sexualized violence, life philosophy, ethnic conflict, idealism, storytelling, family life, destiny, police investigation, pornography, visceral
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   80%
 
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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:   91%
    User:   84%
 
 7.4
 2K
Tully
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic, touching, reflective, sentimental, gloomy, thought provoking, emotional, road movie, bleak, dramatic, enigmatic, sweet, earnest, heartbreaking, talky
Plot: small town, coming of age, dysfunctional family, young lovers, single father, family drama, relationships, crumbling marriage, romance, drinking, loneliness, opposites attract, human nature, friendship, introspection, life philosophy, women, complex characters, dialogue, crime gone awry, culture clash, coming-of-age, parents and children, destiny, siblings relations, catastrophe, secrets, solitude, beautiful scenery, hip hop, family in crisis, writers, redemption, small town life, love, love and romance, brothers, mentor, bollywood, couples, hospital, family problems, family relations, natural disaster, guilt, womanizer, tragedy, haunted by the past, hopes, kick-butt women
Place: england, nebraska, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   91%
 
 6.4
 32K
Cake
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, dramatic, emotional, depressing, melancholic, bleak, talky, heartbreaking, light, sentimental, cynical, sad, dark humor, reflective, enigmatic, intense, cerebral, compassionate, breathtaking
Plot: suicide, depression, obsession, loneliness, suicide attempt, drug addiction, drugs/alcohol, friendship, drinking, tragedy, sex, dealing with death, mental illness, introspection, addiction, runaway, haunted by the past, honest, sarcasm, life is a bitch, prejudice, brutality, guilt, male nudity, dysfunctional family, redemption, widower, support group, hospital, catastrophe, unlikely friendships, destiny, relationships, mentor, life, storytelling, death, pornography, grieving, sexualized violence, childhood, drugs, transformation, dialogue, writers, sexual abuse, adaptation, character study, alter ego, fighting the system
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tijuana mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   84%
 
 7.5
 16K
Interiors
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: talky, bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, heartbreaking, melancholic, intellectual, sad, depressing, dramatic, cerebral, disturbing, dark, reflective, enigmatic, stylized, dark humor, harsh, touching, meditative, no music
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, suicide, divorce, introspection, loneliness, relationships, depression, family drama, character study, psychiatry, existentialism, death, psychology, parents and children, urban, guilt, dialogue, suicide attempt, siblings relations, sisters, life philosophy, family, obsession, tragedy, marriage, mentor, storytelling, parenthood, visceral, family problems, life, honest, brutality, family relations, sexualized violence, crime gone awry, life & death, adaptation, pornography, violent, family gatherings, writers, culture clash, redemption, insanity, catastrophe, isolation, designer, family tragedy
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   86%
 
 7.0
 10K
One True Thing
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sentimental, clever, dramatic, touching, gloomy, melancholic, intense, intellectual, sad, heartbreaking, psychological, talky, reflective, cerebral
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, terminal illness, cancer, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, tragedy, parents and children, sacrifice, literature, suicide, small town, family drama, infidelity, family, relationships, homecoming, secrets, death, mentor, depression, culture clash, life is a bitch, divorce, marriage, catastrophe, unfulfillment, hospital, women, life, destiny, family problems, childhood, parenthood, honest, happy ending, life & death, family relations, redemption, life philosophy, stereotypes, doctors, storytelling, twists & turns, nudity (topless - notable), multiple storylines, dialogue, justice, death of parent, runaway, guilt
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   84%
 
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 7.5
 88K
Reign Over Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, serious, dramatic, emotional, sincere, realistic, heartbreaking, compassionate, sad, gloomy, inspirational, intense, interesting, depressing, melancholic, funny, motivational
Plot: friendship, family, depression, 9/11, death, mental illness, drinking, buddies, hospital, dealing with death, psychiatry, loneliness, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, relationships, life & death, character study, tragedy, mentor, haunted by the past, psychology, life, redemption, honest, storytelling, suicide attempt, solitude, psychiatrist, catastrophe, family drama, fighting the system, courage, homeless, transformation, justice, war on terror, partners, grief, cancer, corruption, friends, destiny, guilt, suicide, dialogue, betrayal, dysfunctional family, manipulation, stereotypes, multiple storylines
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
August: Osage County
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: emotional, dark humor, talky, serious, touching, realistic, bleak, dramatic, melancholic, depressing, heartbreaking, intense, stylized, enigmatic, light, cynical, humorous, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, drug addiction, cancer, addiction, mother daughter relationship, funeral, drugs, divorce, adultery, marriage, infidelity, incest, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, guilt, family drama, death, storytelling, secrets, drinking, siblings relations, death in the family, relationships, depression, dialogue driven, family, tragedy, pornography, family secret, adaptation, poet, family gatherings, runaway, brutality, family problems, dialogue, catastrophe, family relations, character study, sisters, loneliness, mentor, humiliation, couple relations, culture clash, family in crisis, life philosophy, greed, haunted by the past
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   73%
 
Life as a House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, talky, serious, gothic, sincere, dramatic, melancholic, reflective, intense, interesting, gloomy, earnest, sad, inspirational, heartbreaking
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, dysfunctional family, divorce, father son relationship, redemption, hospital, parents and children, depression, death, single father, midlife crisis, mentor, relationships, father-son relationship, life philosophy, family, suburbs, catastrophe, destiny, life, transformation, family drama, parenthood, dialogue, happy ending, loneliness, honest, culture clash, goth, mental illness, storytelling, stereotypes, unfulfillment, vengeance, clones, house, family problems, secrets, solitude, life & death, chase, natural disaster, revenge, family relations, haunted by the past, justice, obsessive quest, brothers, childhood
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   66%
 
Imaginary Heroes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, gloomy, realistic, dark humor, witty, melancholic, sentimental, depressing, humorous, biting, enigmatic, emotional, harsh, heartbreaking, dramatic, bleak, reflective, talky, bad ending, stylized, disturbing
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, coming of age, depression, marijuana, infidelity, high school, hospital, adultery, drugs, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, death, bullying, family drama, relationships, death in the family, suburbs, suicide attempt, gay, secrets, mental illness, suburban life, terminal illness, vengeance, teenage life, tragedy, parenthood, guilt, dialogue, family, storytelling, culture clash, writers, society, incest, unfulfillment, multiple storylines, catastrophe, youth, character study, mentor, family problems, loneliness, family bonds, suicide mission, nudity (topless - notable), runaway, visceral, cancer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   70%
 
The Squid and the Whale
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, intellectual, clever, serious, gloomy, depressing, dark humor, melancholic, dramatic, disturbing, reflective, emotional, absurd, bleak, ironic, psychological, stylized, interesting, sincere, cerebral, biting, enigmatic, tense, touching, sentimental
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, divorce, parenthood, adolescence, childhood, depression, infidelity, drinking, marriage, adultery, strong sexual content, relationships, writers, crumbling marriage, family drama, honest, loneliness, family, foul language, storytelling, parents and children, eccentricity, crime gone awry, sarcasm, pornography, mentor, sexuality, character study, psychology, adoption, runaway, dialogue, artists and showbiz, tragedy, brutality, children, culture clash, secrets, redemption, museum, masturbation, tennis, life philosophy, guilt, visceral, catastrophe, complex characters, coming-of-age, multiple storylines
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   56%
 
 7.4
 16K
The Son's Room
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, serious, melancholic, reflective, gloomy, lyrical, enigmatic, heartbreaking, bleak, talky, psychological, dramatic, stylized, sad, satirical, depressing, sentimental, meditative, cerebral, bad ending, absurd, breathtaking
Plot: death, guilt, obsession, dealing with death, storytelling, tragedy, pornography, redemption, hospital, family drama, psychiatrist, relationships, parents and children, loneliness, cancer, life & death, psychoanalysis, depression, police investigation, secrets, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family, hopes, culture clash, life philosophy, psychiatry, manipulation, family problems, family bonds, parenthood, rebellion, loss of son, beautiful scenery, family relations, catastrophe, runaway, mentor, idealism, sadness, marriage crisis, therapist, brutality, writers, interracial romance, psychology, existentialism, dialogue, multiple storylines
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   60%
 
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 7.3
 8K
Eve's Bayou
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic, enigmatic, atmospheric, gloomy, thought provoking, dramatic, heartbreaking, melancholic, emotional, stylized, compassionate, clever, intense, reflective, harsh, absurd, talky, bleak
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, coming of age, incest, father daughter relationship, adultery, storytelling, memory, redemption, uncover truth, betrayal, revenge, family drama, small town, secrets, parents and children, moral ambiguity, family, loneliness, dishonesty, guilt, culture clash, tragedy, childhood, twists & turns, dialogue, all black cast, tavern, superstition, menstruation, aunt niece relationship, curse, society, segregation, youth, memory loss, mentor, vengeance, adaptation, couples, murder, life philosophy, family problems, catastrophe, relationships, family relations, manipulation, writers, character study, runaway
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
Shoot the Moon
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic, talky, tense, intense, heartbreaking, disturbing, depressing, melancholic, stylized, dark humor, sexy, atmospheric, reflective, enigmatic, dark, touching
Plot: divorce, infidelity, dysfunctional family, suburbs, adultery, family drama, fall in love, marriage, period piece, secrets, family life, parenthood, runaway, crumbling marriage, visceral, introspection, culture clash, murder mystery, pornography, couple relations, police investigation, tennis court, nudity (full frontal - brief), character study, manipulation, writers, crime gone awry, love affair, violence, honest, drugs, parents and children, catastrophe, twists & turns, guilt, interracial romance, brutality, spelling bee, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), corruption, art, family, mental illness, family in crisis, childhood, breakup, love and romance, police corruption, storytelling
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   72%
 
What Maisie Knew
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, breathtaking, dramatic, talky, captivating, disturbing, melancholic, bleak, sad, psychological, sweet, stylized, interesting, atmospheric, enigmatic, reflective
Plot: divorce, childhood, parents and children, parenthood, spelling bee, redemption, custody, adoption, runaway, dysfunctional family, relationships, depression, mentor, adolescence, family problems, tragedy, child abuse, family relations, obsession, loneliness, pornography, betrayal, crumbling marriage, vengeance, secrets, love, honest, life & death, unfulfillment, crime gone awry, adaptation, culture clash, character study, unlikely friendships, manipulation, youth, catastrophe, coming of age, doctors, brutality, bullying, art, classic car, storytelling, transformation, death, dialogue, beautiful scenery, coming-of-age, morality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
The Secret Lives of Dentists
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, biting, semi serious, gloomy, melancholic, cerebral, sincere, dark humor, harsh, cynical, stylized, interesting, talky, bleak, clever, dramatic, road movie, reflective, enigmatic, humorous, thought provoking, touching, dark, surreal
Plot: infidelity, adultery, dysfunctional family, imaginary friend, crumbling marriage, suburbs, marriage, parenthood, relationships, midlife crisis, family drama, secrets, couple relations, divorce, life, depression, family, dishonesty, tragedy, character study, loneliness, cheating, crime gone awry, greed, culture clash, mental illness, love and romance, redemption, storytelling, writers, hospital, life & death, doctors, death, dialogue, society, sarcasm, adaptation, unfulfillment, brutality, catastrophe, betrayal, couples, nudity (topless - notable), family problems, existentialism, multiple storylines, mentor, stylish, life philosophy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
The Indian Runner
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, tense, psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, dramatic, rough, intense, talky, reflective, stylized, harsh, dark humor, bleak, bloody, road movie, enigmatic, cerebral, bad ending
Plot: small town, violence, death, childhood, blood, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief), human nature, brothers, violent, siblings relations, guilt, dysfunctional family, family, brutality, honest, storytelling, complex characters, crime gone awry, character study, psychology, depression, visceral, redemption, culture clash, family problems, loneliness, guns, hitman, family relations, mental illness, dialogue, pregnancy, anti-hero, mob, couple relations, organized crime, suicide attempt, mentor, gangsters, working class, pornography, parents and children, gunfight, parenthood, life & death, relationships, family drama, runaway, couples
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa, vietnam, asia, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   63%
 
Movie in collections
 8.0
 68K
Short Term 12
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, heartbreaking, melancholic, compassionate, gloomy, dramatic, inspirational, bleak, sweet, thought provoking, sentimental, depressing, sad, intense, interesting, harsh, earnest, reflective, talky, sincere, clever, cerebral
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: depression, adolescence, mentor, teenager, storytelling, incest, child abuse, friendship, hospital, workplace romance, childhood, children, loneliness, character study, teenagers, tragedy, sexual abuse, honest, runaway, haunted by the past, mental illness, redemption, complex characters, relationships, coming-of-age, life, workplace situations, dialogue driven, suicide attempt, coming of age, workplace, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, dialogue, pornography, bullying, doctors, idealism, psychology, existentialism, couples, social worker, troubled teen, pregnancy, dedicated educator, supportive spouse, abuse, couple relations, teenage life, kids in trouble
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, touching, intense, bleak, gloomy, thought provoking, sad, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, brutal, psychological, sexual, suspense, talky, reflective
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, coming of age, child abuse, rape, violence, hospital, innocence lost, poverty, brutality, parents and children, childhood, violent, visceral, runaway, pornography, mentor, sexualized violence, tragedy, incest, relationships, psychology, courage, women, down on your luck, happy ending, adaptation, family, literature, revenge, guilt, death, police investigation, stereotypes, culture clash, life is a bitch, divorce, drinking, vengeance, children, torture, storytelling, adolescence, society, justice, parenthood, catastrophe, secrets, youth, unlikely friendships
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 90s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
 6.7
 3K
Blue Car
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, melancholic, gloomy, harsh, depressing, sincere, dramatic, reflective, bleak, sexy, talky, heartbreaking, bad ending, disturbing, sexual
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, school, hospital, writer's life, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), poetry, teacher, loneliness, coming-of-age, dysfunctional family, complex characters, adolescence, realism, writers, character study, mentor, parents and children, suburbs, manipulation, depression, tragedy, pornography, death, childhood, teenage life, unlikely friendships, runaway, teenagers, family, sisters, dialogue, sexual abuse, male nudity, family life, friendship, honest, women, drinking, writing, love and romance, brutality, stereotypes, bullying, parenthood, sexualized violence, obsession, sex
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
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:   51%
 
 7.5
 18K
The Namesake
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating, dramatic, emotional, sincere, heartbreaking, reflective, melancholic, earnest, breathtaking, intense, absurd, talky, harsh
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, coming of age, childhood, marriage, interracial romance, parents and children, indians, death, bollywood, suburbs, storytelling, family, loneliness, tragedy, literature, family life, runaway, relationships, adaptation, identity, love, misfit, children, parenthood, destiny, dysfunctional family, adoption, society, family drama, rags to riches, stereotypes, life, mentor, couples, hospital, beautiful scenery, honest, justice, life & death, family relations, catastrophe, sacrifice, family bonds, arranged marriage, redemption, ethnic conflict, dialogue, prejudice, courage
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, india, usa, taj mahal, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
Movie in collections
The United States of Leland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, talky, psychological, serious, rough, realistic, clever, emotional, gloomy, compassionate, reflective, intellectual, artsy, harsh, sad, enigmatic, heartbreaking, dramatic, interesting, melancholic, depressing, cerebral, touching
Plot: prison, dysfunctional family, murder, teacher, addiction, depression, death, coming of age, violence, mentor, relationships, writer's life, existentialism, life philosophy, loneliness, life & death, mental illness, philosophy, drug addiction, crime, investigation, psychology, dialogue, honest, storytelling, multiple storylines, drinking, writing, parents and children, drugs, family in crisis, pornography, writers, crime gone awry, redemption, world politics, character study, prison life, theft, guilt, life, suicide, vengeance, corruption, artists and showbiz, nudity (topless - notable), catastrophe, transformation, end of the world, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: phoenix arizona, italy, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 6.8
 6K
Nine Lives
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, melancholic, reflective, emotional, intense, dramatic, art house, sentimental, bleak, intellectual, talky, touching, non-linear, harsh, breathtaking, enigmatic, clever, ironic, sad
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, drinking, hospital, human nature, relationships, death, multiple storylines, storytelling, couple relations, solitude, infidelity, loneliness, dialogue, life philosophy, honest, women, redemption, guilt, visceral, love affair, writers, secrets, depression, parents and children, writing, brutality, terminal illness, culture clash, existentialism, gay, pornography, character study, life, art, love and romance, dialogue driven, complex characters, crime gone awry, family drama, betrayal, life & death, unfulfillment, coming of age, unlikely friendships, couples, catastrophe, parenthood, mentor
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
Days of Wine and Roses
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, clever, melancholic, reflective, talky, interesting, gloomy, earnest, captivating, intense, depressing, romantic, tense, suspense, biting, sad, harsh, light, sexy, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: drinking, addiction, romance, rehabilitation, marriage, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, secretary, hospital, relationships, loneliness, downfall, love story, depression, destructive relationship, love, character study, tragedy, runaway, redemption, alcoholic, violence, guilt, alcohol abuse, complex characters, honest, life philosophy, dialogue, mentor, sacrifice, obsession, dysfunctional family, insanity, multiple storylines, idealism, public relations, party, parenthood, culture clash, destiny, homeless, suicide attempt, catastrophe, childhood, family problems, adultery, police investigation, life is a bitch, infidelity, courage
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Manchester by the Sea
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, emotional, heartbreaking, depressing, bleak, sad, reflective, cerebral, dark, non-linear, enigmatic, realistic, compassionate, touching, talky, intense, harsh, interesting, psychological, dark humor
Plot: death, hospital, dysfunctional family, depression, loneliness, drinking, suicide attempt, tragedy, relationships, family drama, nephew, storytelling, character study, guilt, redemption, life philosophy, mentor, life, family bonds, honest, solitude, existentialism, dialogue, house fire, loss, life & death, greed, visceral, crime gone awry, parenthood, pornography, brutality, dialogue driven, sadness, boat, grief, funeral, mental health, brother, uncle, death of brother, loss of brother, last will and testament, guardian, burning house, uncle nephew relationship, bereavement, panic attack, ice hockey, accidental death
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
 6.8
 8K
Panic
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Style: bleak, stylized, psychological, serious, melancholic, realistic, dramatic, suspense, gloomy, interesting, intense, tense, dark, emotional, captivating, disturbing, touching, suspenseful, depressing, reflective, talky, heartbreaking, clever, harsh, light
Plot: midlife crisis, crime, hitman, murder, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family drama, loneliness, secrets, character study, father-son relationship, depression, redemption, love affair, psychology, destiny, assassination, family, guilt, relationships, vengeance, storytelling, family business, parents and children, betrayal, parenthood, dialogue, runaway, tragedy, workplace, childhood, corruption, greed, mentor, assassin, police investigation, business, fall in love, twists & turns, crimes, life, culture clash, identity, hospital, crime gone awry, catastrophe, deadly
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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Fearless
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, captivating, serious, realistic, melancholic, gloomy, dramatic, intense, meditative, reflective, bleak, uplifting, enigmatic, sincere, cerebral, dark humor, harsh, light, absurd, interesting, surreal
Plot: guilt, redemption, solitude, survival, hospital, dealing with death, life & death, death, depression, friendship, existentialism, starting over, loneliness, character study, afterlife, suicide, life philosophy, self discovery, immortality, haunted by the past, catastrophe, tragedy, psychology, cancer, storytelling, transformation, life, drinking, grief, mentor, hopes, workplace, addiction, dialogue, crumbling marriage, humanity, unlikely friendships, suicide attempt, couple relations, dysfunctional family, creativity, visceral, first contact, estrangement, gunfight, apocalypse, mozart, danger, god, mental health
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco, oakland california
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Long Day's Journey Into Night
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Style: clever, tense, serious, psychological, gloomy, talky, dramatic, intense, realistic, depressing, harsh, cynical, emotional, witty, reflective, earnest, disturbing, light, lyrical, atmospheric, sincere, enigmatic, stylized, cerebral, biting
Plot: addiction, dysfunctional family, irish, redemption, drug addiction, family life, drinking, character study, crumbling marriage, crime gone awry, culture clash, tragedy, obsession, mental illness, runaway, dialogue, human nature, greed, adaptation, relationships, couple relations, sarcasm, manipulation, family, parents and children, brutality, sailor, actor, insanity, immortality, mentor, alcohol abuse, storytelling, parenthood, spelling bee, visceral, paranoid, psychiatry, psychology, life is a bitch, brothers, family drama, race issues, paranoia, nudity (topless - notable), terminal illness, unfulfillment, morphine, one day, family problems
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: ireland, connecticut
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