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Ward No. 6 (2009)
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Ward No. 6 (2009)
Original name: Палата N°6
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how easy it is to become what we fear most.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, serious, gloomy, realistic, contemplative, amateur film
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, confined, misfit, society, human nature, isolation, doctors and patients, estrangement, social misfits, doctor, life philosophy, psychologist, psychiatrist, insanity, insane, character change, power relations, dancing, mental patient, striptease, children, monastery, philosophy, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and gloomy films with plots about society, misfit, life is a bitch, human nature, social misfits, mental institution and power relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Ward No. 6: Hut in the Woods (2011), Hidden Love (2007), Phobidilia (2009), Watchtower (2012), On the Edge (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hut in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two misfit males, one man-child, one boy, find each other, building a small cabin in the woods to create a new life. Their daily struggle for survival creates a strong bond between them until the hut is destroyed and one of the boys carted off. The ...
Style: rough, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: misfit, mentally unstable, leaving home, in the woods, young heroes, life is a bitch, friendship, mental illness, mental institution, social misfits, youth, figment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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100%
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Hidden Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist tries to help a suicidal woman who despises her grown daughter.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, parent child relationship, power relations, family relations, clinic, doctors and patients, mental institution, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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94%
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Phobidilia (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After suffering an emotional breakdown in a public place, a young man vows to quit the chaotic city life and never leave his apartment. He quickly discovers that in todays world all his needs can be easily met: sexual satisfaction via the internet, ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: confined, opposites attract, losing-it hero, estrangement, couples, mental illness, isolation, impossible love, love and romance, misfit, eviction, programmer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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87%
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Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, in the woods, social misfits, confined, misfit, introspection, isolation, loneliness, family tradition, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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On the Edge (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: mental institution, mentally unstable, human nature, friendship, haunted by the past, fall in love, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, romance, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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76%
Phoebe in Wonderland (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fantastical tale of a little girl who won't - or can't - follow the rules. Confounded by her clashes with the rule-obsessed world around her, Phoebe seeks enlightenment from her unconventional drama teacher, even as her brilliant but ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: introspection, friendship, mental illness, social misfits, estrangement, teacher, imaginary, inspiration, young heroes, parents and children, human nature, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Bashing (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Yuko is a Japanese girl who was taken hostage in Iraq while volunteering there as an aid worker. Finally released and back in her hometown, Yuko finds herself ostracized as a national disgrace by society that sees her helping a country other than ...
Style: realistic, psychological, bleak, serious, propaganda film ...
Plot: journalism, homecoming, confined, misfit, hopes, estrangement, volunteer, hostage, pursuit, chase, hostages, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, japan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Horse Money (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While the young captains lead the revolution in the streets, the people of Fontainhas search for Ventura, lost in the woods.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, haunted by the past, social decay, introspection, life is a bitch, state affairs, mental institution, society, revolution, immigrants, human nature, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Waking Madison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman suffering from multiple personality disorder tries to piece back together her life.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, mentally unstable, confined, power relations, doctors and patients, dominatrix, psychiatrist, dishonesty, friendship, family relations, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Iron Island (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Squatters live on a mothballed oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. The children attend a school on board; men harvest scrap metal and old oil in the hull; women keep house and raise children and Captain Nemat runs it all with an iron hand. We follow a ...
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: ship, forbidden love, injustice, power relations, human nature, human spirit, young lovers, hopes, misfit, oil tanker, rebellion, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, persia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Wild Field (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young doctor relocates to a remote region of central Asia, thinking his fiancee soon will join him ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, emotional
Plot: village life, boss and employee, doctors and patients, self discovery, workplace, countryside, workplace situations, fish out of water, hopes, doctor, loneliness, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Manic (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lyle is filled with rage. After badly beating a classmate during a schoolyard fight, Lyle is committed to a juvenile mental institution in lieu of criminal prosecution. Inside the hospital, Lyle encounters a group of adolescents struggling with a ...
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, compassionate, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, dysfunctional family, youth, juvenile delinquency, self discovery, teenage life, addiction, doctors and patients, manic, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Letter to the King (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Letter to the King we meet a group of refugees, all with their own agendas, on an excursion to Oslo. A young man about to be deported visits his former employers to collect his off-the-books salary, a martial arts expert is looking for work, a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: refugee, love, revenge, hopes, redemption, human nature, culture clash, social misfits, dishonesty, society, misfit, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The New Man (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sweden 1951. A new society is developing, a society where there is no room for the socially and mentally weak...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: society, pregnancy, mental illness, teenage life, youth, confined, life is a bitch, misfit, injustice, power relations, win over, mental institution ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
David and Lisa (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds intimacy with Lisa, a young woman suffering from schizophrenia.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
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Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
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The Memory Thief (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: holocaust, mental illness, losing-it hero, obsession, haunted by the past, dull life, parents and children, human nature, friendship, anti semitism, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Dealer (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
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Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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America (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: psychological, sincere, uplifting, realistic, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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3 Backyards (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: society, estrangement, dull life, couples, human nature, suburbs, couple relations, lifestyle, unfulfillment, multiple storylines, one day, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Something in the Way (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ahmad, a porn obsessed taxi driver from Jakarta, falls for the beautiful young prostitute Kinar and struggles with sexual frustration and misguided piety.
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, misfit, dull life, social misfits, strong sexual content, society, prostitute, taxi, urban, unfulfillment, religions or cults
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Kira's Reason: A Love Story (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kira and Mads try to work out their marriage, after Kira has been two years in a mental institution, but is she really ready for the real world?
Style: serious, talky, clever, psychological, gloomy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Macondo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on an 11-year-old Chechnyan refugee living in Vienna whose life is thrown into disarray when a friend of his deceased father materializes.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: youth, interracial relations, life is a bitch, immigrants, society, misfit, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, coming of age, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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I Am Yours (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, single parent, family relations, destructive relationship, human nature, unfulfillment, social misfits, society, culture clash, mother son relationship, female director ...
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Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Deserted Station (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On a pilgrimage to Mashad from Tehran, a couple's transportation breaks down, far from any major town. The husband, a photographer, seeks help at a nearby village and encounters a teacher who offers to help. Whilst the husband and teacher go ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: teacher, prodigy, self discovery, society, youth, human nature, teachers and students, on the road, religions or cults, village, isolation, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, rehabilitation, mental institution, parents and children, drug abuse, doctors and patients, family problems, life is a bitch, addiction, mentally unstable, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Elephant Song (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A psychiatrist is drawn into a complex mind game when he questions a disturbed patient about the disappearance of a colleague.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1966
Place: usa, africa
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63%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: deportation, haunted by the past, introspection, musician's life, music, society, life is a bitch, estrangement, down on your luck, immigrants, farm
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, human spirit, youth, misfit, high school, love and romance, society, follow your dream, win over, hopes, teenage life, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: cyclist, disability, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, redemption, human spirit, misfit, family relations, human nature, parents and children, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%