Movies like Perfect Sense

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Perfect Sense (2011)
 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 them seems to be falling apart. A life-affirming look at what it means to love and be loved in turbulent times.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, melancholic, offbeat, cerebral, enigmatic, thought provoking, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: romance, memory, apocalypse, blindness, chef, restaurant, virus, human nature, end of the world, scientist, loneliness, love affair, humanity, love story, existentialism, post apocalyptic, urban, chaos and mayhem, alone in the world, destiny, first contact, catastrophe, epidemic, anarchy, life philosophy ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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A Short Film About Love
Drama, Romance
Poland
87 min.
 8.3
L'Eclisse
Drama, Romance
Italy, France
126 min.
 7.9
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Most similar movies to Perfect Sense

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, reflective, enigmatic and cerebral films with plots about storytelling, loneliness, life philosophy, existentialism, catastrophe, love and romance and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Perfect Sense: I Origins (2014), 2046 (2004), It's All About Love (2003), Code 46 (2003), Never Let Me Go (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 99K
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 ...
Style: emotional, clever, psychological, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: religion, science, afterlife, death, atheism, loneliness, memory, obsessive quest, love story, god, reincarnation, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2009, year 2012 ...
Place: usa, india, new york, asia, delhi
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    User:   100%
 
 7.5
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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
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System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
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:   60%
    User:   49%
 
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 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
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 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, 1990s, year 1985, year 1978
Place: england, europe
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    User:   62%
 
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:   57%
    User:   62%
 
 7.6
 9K
Open Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, adultery, loneliness, romance, couple relations, tragedy, relationships, dogma, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
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Japanese Story
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: culture clash, desert, romance, australian, death, unlikely couple, wilderness, loneliness, isolation, existentialism, relationships, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, japan, tokyo, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   54%
 
 7.9
 14K
L'Eclisse
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: loneliness, greed, obsession, art, human nature, love, relationships, existentialism, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
 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, atmospheric, serious, 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:   50%
    User:   56%
 
 7.7
 15K
Dolls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dolls takes puppeteering as its overriding motif -- specifically, the kind practiced in Bunraku doll theater performances -- opening each section of his film with a story provided by the puppets and their masters, which relates thematically to the ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, meditative, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, love, lovers reunited, suicide, relationships, storytelling, loneliness, hopes, romance, existentialism, love story, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
 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:   48%
    User:   57%
 
A Short Film About Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when ...
Style: realistic, clever, sexual, serious, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, love, loneliness, stalking, adultery, relationships, love story, unfulfilled love, tragedy, pornography, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
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 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
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    User:   49%
 
 7.5
 3K
Faithless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, relationships, swedish, guilt, romance, love affair, marriage, parents and children, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
 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, connecticut, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 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:   45%
    User:   50%
 
 7.2
 96K
The Dreamers
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, talky, realistic ...
Plot: incest, french, sexuality, sex, coming of age, hotel, male nudity, love triangle, rebellion, dreams, idealism, love ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: france, europe, paris france
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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 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:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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: serious, gloomy, art house, melancholic, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, marriage, suicide attempt, memory, infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, philosophy, relationships, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
 8.1
 91K
Stalker
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, stylized, meditative ...
Plot: russian, future dystopia, existentialism, art, metaphysics, danger, storytelling, post apocalyptic, loneliness, life & death, humanity, escapades ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
The Deep Blue Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, serious, melancholic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, obsession, love, love affair, crumbling marriage, depression, suicide attempt, wartime, love story, loneliness, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 7.8
 5K
Summer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, loneliness, solitude, romance, relationships, existentialism, fall in love, obsession, love and romance, character study, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, ireland, tokyo, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
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Thomas in Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomas Thomas is agoraphobic, has a computer-generated girlfriend, and hasn't left his home in years. Can a prostitute convince him to leave cyberspace and his home for the real world?
Style: psychological, clever, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, loneliness, poetry, love affair, psychology, isolation, prostitution, cyberpunk, existentialism, love and romance, relationships, looking for love ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
My Blueberry Nights
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: loneliness, self discovery, romance, road trip, love, on the road, relationships, hospital, love story, destiny, life philosophy, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, memphis, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
 7.2
 82K
Beginners
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, realistic, offbeat, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: cancer, gay, father son relationship, relationships, self discovery, terminal illness, death, loneliness, homosexuality, depression, marriage, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, year 2003, year 1965 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
Castaway on the Moon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mr. Kim is jobless, lost in debt and has been dumped by his girlfriend. He decides to end it all by jumping into the Han River - only to find himself washed up on a small, mid-river island. He soon abandons thoughts of suicide or rescue and begins a ...
Style: touching, emotional, offbeat, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: isolation, loneliness, island, redemption, wilderness, suicide attempt, stranded, solitude, suicide, social misfits, life, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 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
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 

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In the Mood for Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, serious, meditative ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, loneliness, romance, marriage, neighbor, newspaper, love, relationships, love story, love affair, urban ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1966
Place: hong kong, asia, shanghai, singapore, cambodia ...
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System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
 6.4
 65K
Upside Down
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure ...
Style: surreal, romantic, emotional, breathtaking, artsy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, romance, true love, parallel world, gravity, technology, storytelling, beautiful scenery, chase, lovers apart, corporate world, imagination ...
Time: future
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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