Movies that are like Permanent Midnight

If you like "Permanent Midnight" you are probably looking for dark humor, disturbing, gloomy and serious movies of Biography, Drama and Romance genre about / that have / with addiction, drug abuse, heroin, drug addiction, drugs, hollywood and drugs/alcohol themes shot in USA.
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Permanent Midnight (1998)
 6.3
 6K
Permanent Midnight
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, gloomy, serious, stylized, realistic, dramatic, interesting, intense, biting, harsh, melancholic, dark, cynical, tricky, depressing, factual, psychological, enigmatic, talky, cerebral, bleak, humorous
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, heroin, drug addiction, drugs, hollywood, drugs/alcohol, writer's life, drinking, writers, storytelling, rehabilitation, redemption, crime gone awry, mentor, dysfunctional family, rise and fall, dialogue, writing, adaptation, adultery, sex, police, party, gangsters, life, brutality, alcohol, stylish, corruption, pornography, weed, paranoid, depression, catastrophe, mental illness, greed, fantasy world, dark hero, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway, eccentricity, ambition, creativity, character study, life & death, existentialism, loneliness, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, human nature, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, green card, black leather, medicine cabinet, self hatred, pain killer, sweating, talk radio, fast food restaurant, television studio, warrant, producer, junkie, drug rehabilitation, chinese food, speed, puppet, scam, literary agent, overdose, pills, expressionism, angst, loveless marriage, marriage of convenience, search, marijuana, geek, convertible, cocaine, immigration, childbirth, nazi, brother sister relationship, talent agent, drug addict, actress, fish, mirror, german, pregnancy, toilet, vomiting, death of mother, cemetery, hospital, suicide, drug overdose, beating, television, infidelity, extramarital affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, canadian, beach, coffin, police car, liar, bus, funeral, underwear, cafe, motel, drug use, judge, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, christmas tree, fired from the job, telephone call, drink, typewriter, airplane, lie, bar, marriage, flashback, hypodermic needle, restaurant, hallucination, baby, nurse, blood, doctor, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, kiss, lifestyle, drug, sexualized violence, male nudity, life philosophy, violent, violence, vengeance, unlikely friendships, multiple storylines, justice, honest, friendship, fighting the system, destiny, culture clash, book
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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Requiem for a Dream
Drama
USA
102 min.
 8.3
Nil by Mouth
Drama
UK, France
128 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to Permanent Midnight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, interesting and talky films with plots including dialogue, drugs, addiction, drinking, storytelling, mentor and drug addiction themes mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Permanent Midnight: Hurlyburly (1998), Sweet Nothing (1995), The Boost (1988), Nil by Mouth (1997), Drugstore Cowboy (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.8
 9K
Hurlyburly
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: talky, clever, bleak, semi serious, psychological, realistic, intellectual, captivating, cynical, melancholic, stylized, gloomy, harsh, philosophical, disturbing, suspenseful, biting, satirical, dark, interesting, idiotic, artsy, emotional, cerebral, dark humor
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, dialogue driven, drugs, drugs/alcohol, friendship, dialogue, sarcasm, loneliness, drug addiction, marijuana, redemption, gangsters, crime gone awry, hollywood, multiple storylines, character study, writers, destiny, drinking, insanity, adaptation, writing, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, pornography, paranoia, brutality, life philosophy, greed, depression, moral ambiguity, weed, violence, relationships, storytelling, psychology, runaway, homeless, honest, unlikely friendships, mentor, catastrophe, life & death, fantasy world, violent, male nudity, stylish, obsession, buddies
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.0
 447
Sweet Nothing
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, light, dramatic, road movie, bloody, interesting, talky, dark humor, intense, clever
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, drugs, drinking, social misfits, life philosophy, gangster, dysfunctional family, redemption, weed, crumbling marriage, classic car, life & death, gangsters, betrayal, pornography, crime gone awry, loneliness, dialogue, brutality, mentor, urban ghetto, downfall, money, adaptation, drug dealing, family, video game, business, drug addiction, multiple storylines, hip hop, relationships, homeless, sexualized violence, greed, going straight, catastrophe, police corruption, storytelling, foul language, first contact, splatter, rehabilitation, stylish, computer game, moral ambiguity, happy ending, vengeance, prejudice
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   76%
 
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 6.1
 2K
The Boost
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, depressing, disturbing, touching, melancholic, bad ending, intense, harsh, interesting, dramatic, psychological, dark
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, downfall, vengeance, mentor, drugs, couple relations, greed, redemption, life philosophy, rags to riches, cyborgs, life, life & death, drinking, dystopic future, wine, parallel universe, fight scenes, dark hero, dreams, lone hero, loneliness, honest, happy ending, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, male nudity, crime gone awry, couples, brutality, catastrophe, dialogue, mental illness, transformation, revenge, money, first contact, anti-hero, life is a bitch, business, violent, corruption, death, existentialism, fantasy world, drug dealing, heroin, kick-butt women
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   87%
 
 7.4
 8K
Nil by Mouth
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, harsh, brutal, gloomy, dark humor, depressing, rough, melancholic, reflective, tense, dark, talky, stylized, sincere, ironic, interesting, intense, dramatic, cerebral, enigmatic
Plot: dysfunctional family, addiction, drug abuse, realism, violent, working class, violence, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, brutality, drug addiction, drugs, drinking, family drama, british, visceral, down on your luck, father son relationship, gangsters, dialogue, loneliness, multiple storylines, life, relationships, poverty, storytelling, workplace, redemption, honest, violent husband, life is a bitch, urban, gangster, heroin, betrayal, family, foul language, pornography, fantasy world, depression, culture clash, crime gone awry, gangs, anti-hero, sarcasm, corruption, dark hero, police corruption, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   95%
 
Drugstore Cowboy
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: dark humor, realistic, serious, bleak, sincere, talky, interesting, compassionate, atmospheric, melancholic, road movie, touching, depressing, harsh, reflective, gloomy, cerebral, ironic, dark, stylized, thought provoking, surreal
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, heroin, drug addiction, redemption, drugs, going straight, on the road, marijuana, drinking, oldies, crime gone awry, loneliness, drugs/alcohol, urban, weed, life philosophy, friendship, eccentricity, life & death, dialogue, honest, visceral, mentor, hospital, overdose, depression, character study, violent, solitude, runaway, crime, robbery, junkie, hat, superstition, group therapy, motel, existentialism, paranoid, violence, drug dealer, support group, sheriff, philosophy, crimes, multiple storylines, unlikely friendships, storytelling, transformation
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   67%
 
 6.6
 12K
Auto Focus
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, gloomy, dark, disturbing, suspense, erotic, sexy, interesting, captivating, realistic, intense, bleak, melancholic, talky, enigmatic, stylized, harsh, brutal, depressing, factual
Plot: obsession, addiction, infidelity, pornography, murder, hollywood, sex, censorship, drugs/alcohol, actor's life, sexuality, corruption, relationships, voyeurism, male nudity, life, rise and fall, drinking, psychology, brutality, violent, friendship, vengeance, violence, death, mentor, tv show, police investigation, loneliness, drug abuse, serial killer, sexualized violence, life & death, nudity (topless - notable), dark hero, redemption, drugs, gunfight, runaway, depression, sex addict, revenge, human nature, hitman, video, adultery, manipulation, crime, justice, character study
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1965, year 1964, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   76%
 
 6.7
 17K
Shrink
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: psychological, realistic, dark humor, serious, gloomy, sentimental, sincere, emotional, depressing, melancholic, clever, talky, touching, bleak, cynical, absurd, dramatic, reflective, ironic, interesting, harsh, intellectual
Plot: depression, suicide, hollywood, marijuana, loneliness, weed, drugs/alcohol, character study, psychiatrist, drugs, sarcasm, dysfunctional family, addiction, human nature, death, writers, dialogue, multiple storylines, drinking, eccentricity, introspection, obsession, therapist, widower, drug dealer, alcohol, honest, life philosophy, redemption, drug addiction, relationships, mentor, psychology, doctors and patients, crime gone awry, suicide attempt, existentialism, runaway, guilt, nudity (topless - notable), celebrity culture, urban, pornography, catastrophe, hospital, life & death, unlikely friendships, storytelling, artists and showbiz, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   67%
 
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 7.2
 10K
Bird
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, reflective, gloomy, realistic, bleak, dramatic, melancholic, harsh, captivating, enigmatic, dark, intense, talky, sincere, light, cerebral, breathtaking, interesting, clever, depressing, emotional, touching, psychological, stylized
Plot: jazz, music, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, rock and roll, drugs, drugs/alcohol, musician's life, mozart, rags to riches, storytelling, mentor, depression, loneliness, drinking, life & death, runaway, classical music, tragedy, creativity, redemption, death, life, dialogue, period piece, insanity, heroin addict, jazz music, eiffel tower paris, death of daughter, hip hop, culture clash, life philosophy, honest, stylish, relationships, character study, childhood, artist, moral ambiguity, fighting the system, classic car, violent, adaptation, love, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, downfall
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   64%
 
 7.1
 26K
Sid and Nancy
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, sexy, sexual, factual, dark humor, brutal, atmospheric, interesting, harsh, intense, talky, melancholic, bleak, dark, stylized, ironic, depressing, bloody, biting
Plot: punk, addiction, drug abuse, romance, cult, drug addiction, drugs, heroin, rock and roll, sex, drugs/alcohol, rise and fall, pornography, violent, obsession, relationships, drinking, violence, brutality, destructive relationship, rebellion, love story, love, runaway, stylish, sexualized violence, death, punk rock, bassist, murder, hotel, honest, dialogue, crimes, irreverent, male nudity, insanity, loneliness, adaptation, dark hero, life philosophy, gunfight, storytelling, hip hop, love and romance, catastrophe, prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, gangsters
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, usa, new jersey, britain, london, new york, vietnam, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
 13K
Gridlock'd
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: witty, semi serious, rough, realistic, disturbing, clever, harsh, biting, talky, melancholic, dramatic, humorous, funny, stylized, brutal, satirical, reflective, social realism, interesting, entertaining, dark humor
Plot: hip hop, drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, drugs, drugs/alcohol, buddies, going straight, murder, rehabilitation, gangsters, dialogue, brutality, urban, gangster, crime gone awry, heroin, corruption, police, violence, mentor, suspicion of murder, aids, escape, chase, redemption, jazz, storytelling, drinking, down on your luck, life philosophy, catastrophe, greed, death, crimes, pornography, hospital, unlikely friendships, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, violent, adaptation, happy ending, writers, police investigation, dark hero, moral ambiguity, justice, partners, life & death
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   85%
 
 6.3
 852
Drunks
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, emotional, melancholic, interesting, intense, reflective, cerebral, depressing, stylized, disturbing, harsh, heartbreaking, compassionate, clever, sad
Plot: addiction, redemption, church, downfall, drug addiction, drinking, rehabilitation, life philosophy, drug abuse, human nature, alcoholic, greed, crime gone awry, drunk, introspection, depression, dialogue, drugs, storytelling, happy ending, loneliness, relationships, brutality, existentialism, adaptation, mentor, honest, writers, catastrophe, self discovery, life & death, fantasy world, multiple storylines, character study, heroin, poker, death, childhood, gangsters, culture clash, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), hopes, nudity (topless - notable), dysfunctional family, first contact, demons, small town, splatter, gay
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   70%
 
 6.7
 9K
High Art
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: serious, melancholic, gloomy, realistic, enigmatic, meditative, sexy, artsy, sincere, sad, intellectual, heartbreaking, art house, intense, sexual, emotional, reflective, talky, bleak, interesting, road movie, compassionate, touching, romantic, ironic, disturbing, dramatic, depressing
Plot: lesbian, addiction, romance, love, drug addiction, drug abuse, photographer, drugs, relationships, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, art, artist, drinking, loneliness, love story, gays and lesbians, heroin, women, character study, pornography, depression, human nature, homosexuality, obsession, magazine, dialogue, life philosophy, gay, career, intern, exploitation, sex, infidelity, death, betrayal, honest, solitude, unlikely friendships, nudity (topless - notable), mentor, love affair, catastrophe, manipulation, runaway, friendship, gender, complex characters, sexuality, multiple storylines
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   71%
 
Bringing Out the Dead
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, dark, dark humor, suspenseful, realistic, surreal, depressing, harsh, captivating, disturbing, stylized, intense, road movie, meditative, enigmatic, reflective, cerebral, interesting, talky
Plot: redemption, drug addiction, hospital, violence, dealing with death, life & death, drugs/alcohol, drugs, drug abuse, homeless, loneliness, existentialism, depression, insanity, drinking, storytelling, goth, coma, brutality, crime gone awry, addiction, death, character study, euthanasia, ambulance, hallucination, dialogue, stylish, eccentricity, life philosophy, violent, gangsters, illegal prostitution, city, night, teacher, hopes, mental illness, workplace, life, love and romance, gunfight, fantasy world, solitude, visceral, doctors, obsession, suicide, crazy, suicide attempt
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   63%
 
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The Panic in Needle Park
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, melancholic, serious, gloomy, depressing, harsh, disturbing, rough, talky, enigmatic, reflective, interesting, cerebral, stylized, intense, atmospheric, biting, cynical, no music, meditative, breathtaking, tense, psychological, sad, dark
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, drugs, heroin, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, depression, relationships, homeless, marijuana, drinking, runaway, crime gone awry, character study, mentor, loneliness, prostitution, death of pet, pornography, destructive relationship, romance, life philosophy, existentialism, brutality, redemption, life is a bitch, male nudity, mental illness, betrayal, love, nudity (topless - notable), multiple storylines, gangsters, visceral, death, sexualized violence, love and romance, artist, psychology, greed, storytelling, writers, hospital, honest, catastrophe, dreams, life, nudity (full frontal - brief), insanity
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
 7.0
 6K
Jesus' Son
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, melancholic, bleak, gloomy, realistic, surreal, meditative, lyrical, dark, reflective, harsh, non-linear, talky, touching, road movie, depressing, stylized, humorous, cerebral, enigmatic, art house, compassionate, absurd, thought provoking, disturbing, interesting, clever
Plot: drug abuse, redemption, addiction, drugs, drug addiction, heroin, on the road, realism, social misfits, jesus, rehabilitation, existentialism, hospital, life & death, depression, loneliness, crime gone awry, dialogue, storytelling, drinking, adaptation, human nature, apocalypse, road trip, character study, brutality, weed, relationships, dysfunctional family, magic mushroom, heroin addict, runaway, life philosophy, dark hero, multiple storylines, mentor, life, creativity, homeless, dreams, eccentricity, writers, destructive relationship, mental illness, pornography, surrealism, catastrophe, hopes, misfit, society
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, phoenix arizona, iowa, mexico, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   79%
 
My Name Is Joe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, bleak, gloomy, melancholic, thought provoking, intense, harsh, depressing, reflective, dramatic, heartbreaking, talky, cerebral, witty, interesting, stylized, dark humor, enigmatic
Plot: friendship, working class, realism, drugs, soccer, addiction, starting over, loneliness, drinking, relationships, depression, alcohol abuse, redemption, romance, unemployment, life philosophy, dialogue, unlikely friendships, drug addiction, poverty, crime gone awry, debt, brutality, honest, funeral, life, mentor, life & death, solitude, catastrophe, hospital, existentialism, transformation, fall in love, british, gangsters, culture clash, storytelling, multiple storylines, hopes, classic car, fantasy world, violence, dysfunctional family, character study, adaptation, mental illness, fighting the system, philosophy, society
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   63%
 
 7.6
 12K
Lenny
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: bleak, clever, psychological, serious, talky, melancholic, dramatic, depressing, funny, gloomy, realistic, stylized, cerebral, intense, reflective, interesting, dark, enigmatic, comic, captivating, breathtaking, atmospheric, sincere, rough, witty, tense, one man show, ironic, suspense
Plot: drug abuse, fighting the system, free speech, performer's life, depression, storytelling, drugs, character study, death, corruption, against the rules, censorship, mentor, greed, drinking, political, rise and fall, foul language, runaway, redemption, culture clash, politics, life, drug addiction, tragedy, life & death, adaptation, stripper, psychology, honest, creativity, dialogue, crime gone awry, dark hero, loneliness, judaism, jewish, comedian, kiss, stand-up comedian, rising to stardom, addiction, rebellion, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, couple relations, showbiz
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
Requiem for a Dream
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, surreal, realistic, disturbing, serious, intense, depressing, dark, emotional, heartbreaking, interesting, melancholic, harsh, stylized, brutal, cerebral, reflective, dramatic, enigmatic, sad, talky, clever, dark humor, captivating, tense, artsy, art house
Plot: drug addiction, heroin, addiction, drug abuse, drugs, insanity, dreams, loneliness, drugs/alcohol, storytelling, relationships, depression, psychology, visceral, tragedy, downfall, brutality, weed, urban, obsession, violent, hospital, marijuana, philosophy, junkie, mentor, honest, pornography, redemption, stylish, destructive relationship, violence, drinking, adaptation, life philosophy, existentialism, solitude, dialogue, mental illness, parents and children, sex show, sex scene, unsociability, illegal prostitution, diet, speed, prostitution, female nudity, life is a bitch, lesbian sex
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   69%
 
Movie in collections
 6.4
 1K
Pinero
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, enigmatic, melancholic, dark, cerebral, reflective, breathtaking, bleak, talky, art house, factual, erotic, stylized, psychedelic, twist ending, intense, surreal, disturbing, brutal, inspirational, absurd
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, drugs, existentialism, social misfits, artist, storytelling, redemption, childhood, adaptation, writer's life, creativity, transformation, life, writers, sexualized violence, life & death, rise and fall, poetry, drinking, prison, art, death, rising to stardom, brutality, twists & turns, catastrophe, mentor, hip hop, dialogue, anti-hero, celebrity culture, life philosophy, pornography, loneliness, multiple storylines, fight scenes, solitude, dysfunctional family, fantasy world, finnish, insanity, police investigation, parallel universe, runaway, music business, unfulfillment, gunfight, artists and showbiz
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, puerto rico, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
 6.1
 32K
Greenberg
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic, dark humor, gloomy, psychological, depressing, offbeat, dramatic, bleak, reflective, ironic, enigmatic, harsh, road movie, artsy, cynical, neurotic, satirical, interesting, cerebral, disturbing, absurd, intellectual
Plot: midlife crisis, character study, drugs/alcohol, relationships, depression, friendship, unfulfillment, loneliness, sarcasm, honest, buddies, existentialism, dysfunctional family, drinking, personal assistant, writers, mental illness, life philosophy, mentally unstable, dialogue, obsession, crime gone awry, unlikely friendships, storytelling, drugs, redemption, complex characters, drug abuse, starting over, pornography, brutality, suicide attempt, catastrophe, eccentricity, judaism, romance, gangsters, runaway, hospital, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), writing, reunion, addiction, life, greed, psychology, fall in love, solitude, first contact
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   63%
 
 7.0
 35K
Gia
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: sexual, serious, rough, realistic, erotic, bleak, touching, intense, gloomy, sad, sexy, dramatic, melancholic, heartbreaking, emotional, road movie, psychological, interesting
Plot: addiction, aids, drug abuse, fashion, drug addiction, drugs, city life, urban, nudity (topless - notable), lesbian, life & death, mentor, rise and fall, heroin, life, terminal illness, loneliness, pornography, depression, women, rags to riches, nightlife, destiny, tragedy, death, relationships, life philosophy, catastrophe, childhood, cancer, unlikely friendships, runaway, model, transformation, showbiz, storytelling, male nudity, drinking, adaptation, mother daughter relationship, hospital, life is a bitch, mental illness, betrayal, classic car, alone in the world, friendship, greed, artist, shopping
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
Lady Sings the Blues
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Style: realistic, dramatic, factual, serious, gloomy, talky, interesting, intense, reflective, dark, touching, harsh, depressing, brutal, melancholic, sentimental, twists and turns, entertaining
Plot: jazz, music, drug abuse, addiction, blues, drug addiction, holiday, musician's life, mentor, life, rags to riches, segregation, runaway, mozart, tragic hero, drinking, corruption, creativity, depression, childhood, character study, prostitution, murder, gangsters, drugs, death, violence, psychology, rise to the top, brutality, greed, storytelling, honest, nightclub owner, racist, redemption, unlikely friendships, dialogue, justice, gangster, friendship, family, life philosophy, interracial relations, society, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, racism
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: harlem, usa, cross country, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
She's So Lovely
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: talky, serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, biting, melancholic, harsh, stylized, intense, brutal, absurd, cerebral, dark humor, disturbing, bad ending, enigmatic, dark, humorous, road movie, bloody, interesting, entertaining, bleak
Plot: obsession, mental institution, relationships, love, drinking, mental illness, romance, suburbs, mentally unstable, violence, brutality, dialogue, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, gunfight, violent, pornography, loneliness, redemption, twists & turns, insanity, sexualized violence, multiple storylines, love story, crazy, couple relations, catastrophe, destructive relationship, family, life philosophy, greed, storytelling, infidelity, mentor, adaptation, fantasy world, stylish, runaway, depression, writers, love triangle, drugs, hitman, character study, alcohol abuse, vengeance, life & death, gangsters, guilt, visceral
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
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 7.6
 214K
Blow
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: realistic, stylized, gloomy, epic, serious, dramatic, interesting, atmospheric, intense, reflective, harsh, emotional, depressing, captivating, touching, entertaining, talky, heartbreaking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug addiction, crime, drug abuse, rise and fall, marijuana, drugs, weed, addiction, drugs/alcohol, mentor, greed, rags to riches, organized crime, betrayal, blind ambition, storytelling, corruption, violence, drug dealing, friendship, drinking, parenthood, life, redemption, depression, prison, life philosophy, cancer, vengeance, gangster, brutality, destiny, justice, stylish, loneliness, honest, revenge, philosophy, business, transformation, mental illness, violent, anti-hero, couple relations, war on drugs, drug traffic, heroin, runaway, crime gone awry
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: california, latin america, colombia, mexico, boston, usa, southern california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
 7.9
 207K
Boogie Nights
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, dark humor, talky, sentimental, interesting, stylized, melancholic, ironic, intense, touching, harsh, enigmatic, clever, bleak, dramatic, bad ending, dark, captivating, reflective
Plot: pornography, drug abuse, sex, drugs, porn industry, rise and fall, hollywood, addiction, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, violence, loneliness, multiple storylines, rock, character study, strong sexual content, drug addiction, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), dialogue, drinking, violent, disco, depression, stylish, redemption, crime gone awry, runaway, mentor, honest, greed, gratuitous violence, dysfunctional family, brutality, dialogue driven, director, showbiz, gangsters, visceral, voyeurism, relationships, sarcasm, twists & turns, hitman, gunfight, lgbt, custody battle, rags to riches, corruption, weed
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1982
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
The Anniversary Party
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, interesting, cynical, intellectual, biting, cerebral, melancholic, dramatic, dark humor, bleak, harsh, witty, satirical, stylized, artsy, entertaining, intense, depressing, enigmatic, absurd
Plot: infidelity, hollywood, relationships, drugs, ecstasy, party, artists and showbiz, drinking, writers, dialogue, redemption, crime gone awry, character study, dishonesty, loneliness, multiple storylines, life philosophy, depression, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, dysfunctional family, writing, gay, corruption, love and romance, brutality, drug addiction, sexualized violence, honest, storytelling, gangsters, existentialism, dialogue driven, greed, mental illness, mentor, addiction, twists & turns, unfulfillment, male nudity, unlikely friendships, voyeurism, adaptation, culture clash, youth, couples, family problems, abortion, babies and infants
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: surreal, dark humor, stylized, serious, offbeat, rough, realistic, suspenseful, talky, cynical, absurd, melancholic, harsh, enigmatic, reflective, sexy, disturbing, art house, satirical, interesting, entertaining, clever, cerebral
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, police corruption, crime, drug abuse, against the rules, drugs, corruption, drugs/alcohol, drug addiction, murder investigation, redemption, police investigation, surrealism, gangsters, urban, police brutality, organized crime, pornography, life philosophy, illegal drugs, police, investigation, character study, greed, prostitution, dysfunctional family, surveillance, catastrophe, crime gone awry, brutality, insanity, natural disaster, heroin, runaway, crimes, eccentricity, dishonesty, twists & turns, murder, storytelling, mentor, obsession, law enforcement, guilt, dialogue, adaptation, drinking, justice, life is a bitch, gangster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
 6.9
 17K
Basquiat
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, cerebral, realistic, enigmatic, melancholic, artsy, intellectual, captivating, reflective, surreal, interesting, talky, atmospheric, art house, factual, meditative, inspirational, intense, sexy, harsh, touching
Plot: drug abuse, drug addiction, artist, art, drugs, mentor, creativity, homeless, existentialism, friendship, drinking, urban, rise and fall, alone in the world, storytelling, rising to stardom, life & death, overdose, loneliness, life philosophy, eccentricity, graffiti, sex, solitude, depression, philosophy, life, redemption, new love, street art, celebration, self discovery, fantasy world, pornography, greed, heroin, writers, mental illness, corruption, addiction, catastrophe, childhood, hip hop, nudity (topless - notable), transformation, runaway, destiny, sexualized violence, dreams, adaptation
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 

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Oslo, August 31st
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Style: talky, realistic, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, reflective, sincere, serious, meditative, heartbreaking, gloomy, cerebral, breathtaking, harsh, dark humor, depressing, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, intellectual, disturbing, touching, philosophical, road movie, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, lyrical, intense, dramatic, tense
Plot: addiction, loneliness, writer's life, depression, suicide, suicide attempt, drug addiction, character study, drinking, human nature, drugs, life philosophy, existentialism, tragedy, childhood, friendship, relationships, drugs/alcohol, urban, introspection, unlikely friendships, life, life & death, mentor, solitude, runaway, insanity, greed, redemption, memory, dysfunctional family, obsession, old friends, suicide thoughts, culture clash, crime gone awry, dreams, paranoid, rehabilitation, poetry, betrayal, dialogue, workplace, honest, drug abuse, complex characters, transformation, hospital, writers, starting over
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, california, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
 6.9
 21K
Puncture
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, dramatic, captivating, heartbreaking, thought provoking, light, inspirational, suspense, talky, absurd, bad ending, melancholic, psychological, tricky, interesting, emotional, bleak, cerebral, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, underdog, corruption, drug addiction, drugs, greed, lawyer, drugs/alcohol, dedicated lawyer, hospital, mentor, corporate america, courtroom drama, courtroom, manipulation, aids, depression, justice, conspiracy, legal action, death, weed, police investigation, life & death, catastrophe, idealism, alone in the world, drug abuse, pornography, solitude, runaway, chase, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), capitalism, storytelling, heroin, transformation, happy ending, money, sacrifice, court, dialogue, twists & turns, righting the wronged, clones, crime gone awry, culture clash, journalism, writers
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, year 1998
Place: usa, houston texas, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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