Movies that are like The Pawnbroker

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The Pawnbroker
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, harsh, melancholic, gloomy, reflective, intense, depressing, compassionate, cerebral, suspenseful, talky, atmospheric, enigmatic, psychological, breathtaking, earnest, touching, sad, interesting
Plot: holocaust, survival, nazi, jewish, uncover truth, jews, loneliness, nazis, guilt, tragedy, character study, concentration camp, human nature, mentor, depression, camp, ghetto, self discovery, culture clash, jesus, redemption, idealism, existentialism, corruption, flashbacks, haunted by the past, life & death, storytelling, brutality, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, gangsters, runaway, friendship, honest, greed, childhood, humanity, relationships, drinking, moral ambiguity, prejudice, life, society, life is a bitch, heist, religions or cults, against humanity, holocaust survivor, female impersonator, robbery, man with glasses, world war two, flashback, secrets, gunfight, crime gone awry, crime
Time: 1960s
Place: new york, poland, usa, germany, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, dramatic and bleak films with plots including mentor, loneliness, redemption, tragedy, storytelling, runaway and character study themes mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like The Pawnbroker: Sophie's Choice (1982), The Believer (2001), They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), The Shop on Main Street (1965), Ida (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sophie's Choice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, serious, heartbreaking, dramatic, captivating, melancholic, sad, intense, psychological, earnest, touching, gloomy, compassionate, atmospheric, reflective, breathtaking
Plot: holocaust, friendship, mental illness, genocide, nazi, tragedy, nazis, love triangle, guilt, haunted by the past, jews, complex characters, redemption, death, jewish, secrets, mentor, unlikely friendships, camp, storytelling, romance, character study, childhood, depression, life & death, survival, runaway, adaptation, against humanity, eccentricity, wartime, war, confined, drinking, culture clash, concentration camp, literature, flashbacks, love and romance, prejudice, life, transformation, betrayal, obsession, loneliness, relationships, misfit, friends, wartime life, post war
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: poland, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 34K
The Believer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, emotional, thought provoking, serious, intellectual, intense, realistic, interesting, enigmatic, psychological, cerebral, talky, reflective, dramatic, harsh, melancholic
Plot: skinhead, judaism, holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, love, violence, survival, jews, violence spree, assassination, nazi, nazis, jewish, islam, genocide, innocence lost, catholicism, racism, prejudice, religion, violent, god, identity, introspection, storytelling, sacrifice, idealism, redemption, philosophy, synagogue, loneliness, rebelliousness, visceral, tragedy, dialogue, corruption, brutality, culture clash, relationships, guilt, catastrophe, psychology, pornography, honest, life & death, moral ambiguity, secrets, justice, runaway
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, new york, usa, argentina, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   90%
 
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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, depressing, compassionate, dramatic, harsh, dark, melancholic, gloomy, reflective, cynical, heartbreaking, captivating, macabre, talky, sad, stylized, cerebral, intense, interesting
Plot: dancing, depression, dance, death, suicide, contests and competitions, friendship, loneliness, character study, down on your luck, tragedy, existentialism, life & death, drinking, social decay, brutality, life philosophy, runaway, crime gone awry, greed, storytelling, dialogue, society, catastrophe, humanity, dreams, solitude, mentor, redemption, life is a bitch, censorship, honest, visceral, childhood, great depression, ambition, poverty, ethnic conflict, suicide attempt, unlikely friendships, crimes, period piece, moral ambiguity, adaptation, culture clash, disorder, suicidal, merciless, reward, influenza
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, california, new york, santa monica california, minneapolis minnesota, pacific ocean, dallas texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   79%
 
The Shop on Main Street
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Style: serious, offbeat, captivating, realistic, talky, sincere, breathtaking, reflective, bleak, melancholic, light, enigmatic, touching, dark humor, harsh, meditative, cerebral, dramatic, heartbreaking, witty, atmospheric, biting, ironic, emotional
Plot: holocaust, jewish, nazi, jews, anti heroes, nazis, genocide, fascism, store, rescue, greed, censorship, communism, life & death, tragedy, survival, small town, guilt, war, human nature, art, brutality, culture clash, friendship, obsession, storytelling, runaway, anti semitism, german, rebellion, idealism, judaism, loneliness, death, gunfight, relationships, beautiful scenery, against humanity, life philosophy, catastrophe, humanity, danger, heroes, gangsters, redemption, prejudice, politics, mentor, corruption, identity
Time: 1940s
Place: slovakia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   81%
 
 7.4
 43K
Ida
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Denmark, France, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Style: bleak, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, melancholic, reflective, enigmatic, realistic, art house, sincere, talky, dramatic, breathtaking, meditative, touching, harsh, compassionate, depressing, cynical, heartbreaking, artsy, cerebral, gloomy
Plot: jewish, self discovery, nun, religion, drinking, suicide, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, jews, hotel, catholicism, loneliness, existentialism, depression, haunted by the past, holocaust, guilt, character study, storytelling, nazis, life turned upside down, adoption, anti semitism, runaway, convent, pornography, brutality, road trip, judaism, identity, redemption, tragedy, complex characters, visceral, parenthood, society, culture clash, god, orphan, islam, art, nazi, clergy, childhood, sacrifice, idealism, mentor, odd couple, family secret, suicide attempt
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe, mine, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   80%
 
 7.7
 66K
Detachment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized, serious, depressing, dark, sad, melancholic, touching, dramatic, harsh, interesting, gloomy, heartbreaking, inspirational, reflective, intense, thought provoking, talky
Plot: teacher, high school, depression, suicide, school, dedicated educator, loneliness, teachers and students, storytelling, life & death, mentor, father daughter relationship, existentialism, tragedy, bullying, corruption, childhood, parenthood, life philosophy, social relations, redemption, workplace, friendship, runaway, destiny, life, honest, courage, unlikely friendships, philosophy, drinking, brutality, relationships, sacrifice, hardcase students, alone in the world, prejudice, stereotypes, homeless, prostitution, crime gone awry, hospital, psychology, justice, environment, high school life, violence, solitude, child abuse, death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   69%
 
Judgment at Nuremberg
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, earnest, compassionate, intense, disturbing, interesting, tense, heartbreaking, sincere, factual, melancholic, national socialism, suspenseful, emotional, gloomy, epic
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, holocaust, genocide, german, war, idealism, nazi, redemption, jewish, nazis, justice, judge, legal action, jews, politics, morality, concentration camp, moral ambiguity, guilt, political, uncover truth, anti semitism, court, betrayal, lawyer, corruption, greed, crime, wartime, mentor, culture clash, runaway, courage, propaganda, friendship, honest, tragedy, dialogue, brutality, unlikely friendships, drinking, prejudice, camp, ethnic conflict, racism, trial, price of justice, against humanity, war crime
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, year 1946, year 1945, 1960s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   69%
 
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 7.7
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25th Hour
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, reflective, intense, interesting, dramatic, dark, depressing, stylized, cerebral, rough, harsh, clever, suspense, captivating
Plot: crime, friendship, redemption, betrayal, prison, guilt, freedom, drugs, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, relationships, buddies, girlfriend, storytelling, urban, unlikely friendships, loneliness, complex characters, mentor, character study, greed, dialogue, depression, gangsters, tragedy, corruption, race issues, life philosophy, life, philosophy, race against time, drug addiction, drinking, existentialism, life & death, violent, honest, destiny, introspection, addiction, widower, dream, nightclub, visceral, justice, violence, drug abuse, childhood, brutality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
 7.7
 39K
The Visitor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic, heartbreaking, reflective, dramatic, psychological, intellectual, harsh, compassionate, earnest, interesting, bleak, depressing, cerebral, philosophical, sad
Plot: immigrants, friendship, loneliness, self discovery, wine, jazz, urban, relationships, solitude, interracial relations, unlikely friendships, mentor, character study, destiny, complex characters, midlife crisis, life, life philosophy, life & death, political, humanity, homeless, storytelling, honest, drinking, tragedy, depression, greed, society, philosophy, idealism, redemption, sacrifice, prejudice, islam, hospital, transformation, stereotypes, culture clash, multiple storylines, catastrophe, surveillance, corruption, drum, immigration, morality, existentialism, race issues, justice, happy ending
Place: new york, michigan, new jersey, connecticut, syria, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
 7.2
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Half Nelson
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, touching, bleak, melancholic, reflective, intense, rough, heartbreaking, depressing, dramatic, captivating, harsh, emotional, interesting, enigmatic, cerebral, stylized, inspirational, psychological
Plot: friendship, teacher, addiction, drug abuse, loneliness, drugs, drug addiction, father daughter relationship, drinking, basketball, dedicated educator, hip hop, liberal, drugs/alcohol, mentor, student, high school, relationships, unlikely friendships, character study, rock, interracial relations, redemption, depression, storytelling, urban, complex characters, teachers and students, runaway, life philosophy, honest, life, childhood, existentialism, weed, destiny, brutality, marijuana, tragedy, life is a bitch, pornography, crime gone awry, writers, junior high school, ghetto, theft, bicycle, prison, visceral, culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   72%
 
 8.0
 79K
Sling Blade
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, compassionate, emotional, captivating, interesting, intense, earnest, psychological, talky, reflective, suspense, rough, cerebral, tense, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, melancholic, clever, sincere, enigmatic
Plot: small town, friendship, murder, redemption, childhood, tragedy, mentally challenged, storytelling, character study, mental illness, mentor, violent, unlikely friendships, disability, human nature, dialogue, drinking, runaway, violence, gunfight, depression, honest, loneliness, insanity, justice, hospital, morality, corruption, parents and children, brutality, psychology, greed, life philosophy, twists & turns, haunted by the past, moral ambiguity, adaptation, crime gone awry, philosophy, vengeance, prejudice, death threat, father figure, crimes, misfit, family relations, friends, domestic disturbance, starting over, siblings relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
 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:   59%
    User:   47%
 
 7.1
 14K
Wendy and Lucy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, enigmatic, gloomy, bleak, melancholic, road movie, heartbreaking, sad, compassionate, emotional, harsh, meditative, psychological, cerebral, talky, breathtaking, earnest, depressing, stylized, disturbing, bad ending, light
Plot: dog, small town, loneliness, depression, realism, on the road, pets, homeless, travel, character study, storytelling, down on your luck, existentialism, greed, relationships, life philosophy, life is a bitch, life & death, human nature, oil, cars, death, pornography, hopes, society, dialogue, catastrophe, solitude, honest, mentor, capitalism, broken down car, family, mysterious past, journey, scar, survival, friendship, brutality, isolation, mental illness, tragedy, life, betrayal, art, beautiful scenery, dysfunctional family, crime gone awry, guilt, drifter
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oregon, usa, alaska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
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 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:   57%
    User:   55%
 
The Saint of Fort Washington
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, depressing, road movie, interesting, sentimental, touching, sad, harsh, talky, dramatic, clever, emotional, melancholic, bad ending, psychological
Plot: mental illness, murder, death, homeless, city life, friendship, depression, social misfits, urban, loneliness, corruption, tragedy, redemption, existentialism, storytelling, happy ending, justice, mentor, dreams, homelessness, schizophrenia, photographer, bullying, survival, brutality, urban ghetto, teaching the ways of the world, greed, prejudice, life philosophy, honest, sexualized violence, parallel universe, drugs, catastrophe, alone in the world, culture clash, urban ghetto life, atheism, unlikely friendships, philosophy, dialogue, drinking, multiple storylines, injustice, god, life, business, life is a bitch, dark hero
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   45%
 
 6.5
 14K
Margaret
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy, melancholic, psychological, light, reflective, enigmatic, talky, bleak, stylized, harsh, intellectual, art house, cerebral, artsy, biting, dramatic
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, high school, teacher, mother daughter relationship, virginity, drugs/alcohol, relationships, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, character study, drinking, abortion, guilt, teenager, loneliness, teenage life, adolescence, teenagers, coming-of-age, coming of age, runaway, existentialism, world politics, pornography, youth, dialogue, bus, honest, legal action, depression, death, legal, nudity (topless - notable), catastrophe, family relations, crime gone awry, family drama, life is a bitch, obsession, storytelling, visceral, redemption, family, road accident, truth, investigation, witness, police, student, life & death
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
Seize the Day
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, semi serious, heartbreaking, gloomy, depressing, harsh, melancholic, road movie, dramatic, reflective, macabre, compassionate, no music
Plot: single parent, depression, corruption, hotel, crumbling marriage, drinking, greed, going straight, destiny, life, unlikely friendships, introspection, life philosophy, life & death, death, self discovery, character study, doctors, first contact, alcohol abuse, runaway, finnish, solitude, nudity (topless - notable), existentialism, sexual abuse, brutality, down on your luck, mentor, jewish, writers, catastrophe, unemployment, loneliness, survival, dysfunctional family, pornography, literature, family in crisis, hip hop, midlife crisis, fighting the system, single father, redemption, childhood, humanity, drug addiction, homeless, working class, poetry
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
Midnight Cowboy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexual, captivating, serious, compassionate, depressing, melancholic, bleak, harsh, reflective, heartbreaking, sincere, talky, gloomy, enigmatic, interesting, cynical, atmospheric, rough, psychological, dramatic, psychedelic
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, dreams, loneliness, prostitution, sexuality, prostitute, drinking, fish out of water, hotel, small town, unlikely friendships, homeless, culture clash, character study, social misfits, urban, relationships, hustler, depression, complex characters, redemption, runaway, life philosophy, human nature, pornography, honest, childhood, male prostitute, gunfight, brutality, mentor, storytelling, flashbacks, drugs, greed, violent, hopes, visceral, coming of age, gangsters, morality, shower, male bonding, eviction, society, cowboy, gay slur, life is a bitch, homosexual
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, dallas texas, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 5K
Goodbye Solo
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, bleak, tense, depressing, road movie, sincere, reflective, cerebral, talky, atmospheric, harsh, compassionate, captivating, bad ending, thought provoking, dark, emotional, dramatic, multicultural, tragic ending
Plot: friendship, immigrants, suicide, aging, loneliness, character study, taxi, depression, interracial relations, mentor, existentialism, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, solitude, life, social differences, drinking, tragedy, terminal illness, greed, relationships, elderly, life & death, storytelling, classic car, hopes, betrayal, eccentricity, redemption, adolescence, coming of age, culture clash, dreams, society, dialogue, journalism, honest, obsession, mental illness, childhood, weapons, friends, father daughter relationship, coming-of-age, sacrifice, crime gone awry, brutality, pornography, paranoid, odd couple
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
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:   45%
 
 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:   48%
    User:   43%
 
 7.3
 172K
Blue Jasmine
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: talky, cynical, realistic, psychological, tragicomedy, semi serious, dark humor, depressing, gloomy, dramatic, bleak, melancholic, heartbreaking, emotional, reflective, witty, cerebral, compassionate, sad, biting, harsh, enigmatic, interesting, dark, stylized, humorous
Plot: depression, suicide, tragedy, mental illness, working class, adultery, drugs/alcohol, starting over, relationships, character study, loneliness, life, couple relations, sisters, greed, complex characters, honest, existentialism, siblings relations, psychology, drinking, life philosophy, dysfunctional family, life & death, life turned upside down, writing, dialogue, redemption, storytelling, homeless, suicide attempt, philosophy, mentor, obsession, sarcasm, catastrophe, crime gone awry, destiny, runaway, infidelity, cheating, narcissism, eccentricity, brutality, unfulfillment, betrayal, drug abuse, adaptation, couples, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
Five Easy Pieces
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: realistic, road movie, intellectual, serious, sincere, bleak, enigmatic, reflective, melancholic, talky, gloomy, dark humor, captivating, harsh, dramatic, thought provoking, depressing, atmospheric, cynical, ironic, emotional, psychological, interesting, cerebral
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, working class, rebellion, on the road, rebelliousness, existentialism, hitchhiker, social misfits, character study, obsession, drinking, culture clash, human nature, relationships, complex characters, loneliness, small town, oil, drifter, introspection, self discovery, runaway, oil field, class differences, depression, redemption, music, dialogue, fighting the system, parents and children, crime gone awry, mozart, violent, life, pianist, life philosophy, anti-hero, creativity, gunfight, pacific northwest, musician, family, greed, honest, psychology, misfit, storytelling, life & death, tragedy
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, texas, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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Clean and Sober
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, sincere, serious, dramatic, gloomy, earnest, light, intense, melancholic, emotional, compassionate, harsh, interesting
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, drinking, drug addiction, downfall, drugs, redemption, human nature, tragedy, depression, introspection, crime gone awry, corruption, mentor, alcohol abuse, honest, wine, runaway, false accusation, hospital, character study, unlikely friendships, greed, cocaine, real estate agent, obsession, culture clash, catastrophe, life is a bitch, death, happy ending, going straight, life philosophy, relationships, brutality, rehabilitation, destiny, self discovery, gangsters, transformation, homeless, loneliness, dialogue, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, storytelling, police investigation
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
 12K
The Apostle
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, psychological, dramatic, biblical, cerebral, interesting, melancholic, road movie, intense, harsh, enigmatic, earnest, bleak, intellectual, atmospheric, light, witty, reflective, stylized
Plot: redemption, small town, christianity, religion, radio, christian, country, religions or cults, god, character study, jesus, coma, dishonesty, drinking, hopes, greed, dialogue, crime gone awry, corruption, storytelling, society, loneliness, life philosophy, forgiveness, minister, preacher, jealousy, social relations, solitude, obsession, clergy, humanity, honest, catastrophe, betrayal, human nature, mentor, stereotypes, culture clash, small town life, demons, complex characters, writers, violent, apostle, radio station, existentialism, atheism, gangsters, life & death
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 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:   43%
    User:   46%
 
 7.1
 6K
Ulee's Gold
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, intense, talky, dramatic, melancholic, reflective, tense, interesting, stylized, harsh, emotional, cerebral, bleak, clever, enigmatic, dark humor, light
Plot: dysfunctional family, prison, parents and children, family drama, character study, storytelling, family, redemption, family relations, tragedy, dialogue, violence, culture clash, fall in love, catastrophe, parenthood, violent, disability, family life, drinking, small town, beekeeper, greed, secrets, vengeance, mentor, honest, dark hero, human nature, depression, loneliness, life philosophy, family bonds, crime gone awry, introspection, crime, betrayal, addiction, happy ending, drug abuse, brutality, runaway, death, heist, parent child relationship, stabbing, bank robbery, stolen money, fight scenes, beautiful scenery
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
 6.3
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Powder Blue
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, suspense, sincere, enigmatic, melancholic, dark humor, dark, talky, absurd, dramatic, stylized, bad ending, interesting, uplifting, sad, depressing, light, cerebral, intellectual, intense, sexy, ironic
Plot: redemption, hospital, loneliness, suicide, death, depression, cancer, drugs/alcohol, human nature, life philosophy, nudity (topless - notable), destiny, relationships, dialogue, life & death, existentialism, storytelling, life, sacrifice, mentor, honest, multiple storylines, twists & turns, crime gone awry, self discovery, gunfight, suicide attempt, solitude, writers, violence, parents and children, urban, murder, vengeance, culture clash, hopes, paranoid, brutality, character study, revenge, moral ambiguity, greed, guilt, catastrophe, runaway, anxiety attack, mortician, lap dance, exotic dancer, christmas eve
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, paris france
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    User:   35%
 

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The Ten Commandments
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, West Germany
Duration: 572 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, serious, reflective, melancholic, meditative, epic, clever, realistic, enigmatic, cerebral, intellectual, talky, heartbreaking, gloomy, dramatic, breathtaking, philosophical, stylized, atmospheric, sincere, harsh, emotional, depressing, compassionate, biting
Plot: morality, philosophy, human nature, adultery, obsession, storytelling, loneliness, complex characters, redemption, relationships, solitude, existentialism, character study, art, childhood, catholicism, censorship, god, voyeurism, life & death, introspection, love, life philosophy, mentor, tragedy, hospital, guilt, runaway, death, idealism, moral dilemma, greed, pornography, depression, doctors, multiple storylines, dialogue, haunted by the past, humanity, infidelity, murder, catastrophe, society, polish, taxi driver, drifter, stranger, christmas, god or devil, deal
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, europe
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
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