Movies that are like The Promise 1996

If you like "The Promise" you are probably looking for emotional, serious, bleak and reflective movies of Drama genre about / that have / with immigrants, coming of age, realism, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, brothers and crime gone awry themes shot in Belgium or France.
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The Promise
Original name: La Promesse
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Tunisia
Duration: 90 min.
Style: emotional, serious, bleak, reflective, melancholic, tense, realistic, enigmatic, sincere, harsh, touching, talky, atmospheric, meditative, dark humor, ironic, cerebral, surreal, artsy, stylized, art house, lyrical, dramatic
Plot: immigrants, coming of age, realism, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, brothers, crime gone awry, innocence lost, redemption, working class, parent child relationship, troubled teen, parents and children, life & death, coming-of-age, childhood, catastrophe, environment, brutality, pornography, culture clash, storytelling, youth, gangsters, gunfight, guilt, prostitution, loneliness, greed, writers, family problems, runaway, existentialism, morality, art, dialogue, relationships, father-son relationship, family relations, solitude, life philosophy, mentor, adolescence, hospital, death, adoption, babies and infants, transformation, dealing with death, finnish, human nature, twists & turns, bollywood, ethnic conflict, siblings relations, death in the family, teenage life, life is a bitch, society, child driving car, illegal immigration, ring, construction worker, accidental death, teenage boy, baby, smuggling, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), vampire human love, stylish, segregation, dreams
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, usa, los angeles, tokyo
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The Child
Crime, Drama, Romance
Belgium, France
95 min.
 7.5
Pelle the Conqueror
Drama
Denmark, Sweden
157 min.
 7.9
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Most similar movies to The Promise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out reflective, talky, realistic and melancholic films with plots including mentor, loneliness, runaway, catastrophe, culture clash, storytelling and redemption themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Promise: Rosetta (1999), The Kid with a Bike (2011), The Silence of Lorna (2008), The Child (2005), Two Days, One Night (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 11K
Rosetta
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, psychological, talky, harsh, melancholic, sincere, enigmatic, disturbing, stylized, satirical, atmospheric, reflective, ironic, witty, cerebral, clever, dark humor, meditative, interesting, dramatic, philosophical, absurd, suspense
Plot: realism, coming of age, dysfunctional family, brothers, parents and children, trailer park, poverty, unemployment, alcoholic, mother daughter relationship, crime gone awry, rape, down on your luck, catastrophe, dialogue, runaway, loneliness, culture clash, teenage life, finnish, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, adaptation, mentor, brutality, tragedy, pornography, youth, storytelling, male nudity, transformation, honest, dialogue driven, stylish, family problems, life & death, greed, sexualized violence, family relations, childhood, obsession, segregation, morality, relationships, fantasy world, redemption, multiple storylines, gangsters, character study, ethnic conflict
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
The Kid with a Bike
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, melancholic, sincere, realistic, compassionate, touching, reflective, talky, art house, harsh, meditative, psychological, dramatic, breathtaking, road movie, ironic, disturbing, surreal, atmospheric, biting, depressing, emotional, light
Plot: coming of age, kids in trouble, realism, childhood, adolescence, mentor, runaway, father son relationship, parenthood, life is a bitch, depression, coming-of-age, loneliness, gangs, life & death, culture clash, pardon, obsession, acceptance, redemption, orphan, youth, life, crime gone awry, storytelling, brutality, character study, dysfunctional family, brothers, natural disaster, adoption, hospital, catastrophe, islam, working class, destiny, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), classic car, crime, self discovery, innocence lost, poverty, idealism, blindness, parents and children, sacrifice, rebellion, school, transformation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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The Silence of Lorna
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Style: tense, serious, gloomy, bleak, melancholic, realistic, sincere, enigmatic, art house, touching, reflective, heartbreaking, light, disturbing, macabre, talky, dark humor, cerebral, atmospheric, harsh, breathtaking, meditative, absurd, psychological, dramatic, depressing, emotional, ironic
Plot: immigrants, realism, drugs/alcohol, character study, moral dilemma, greed, marriage, existentialism, tragedy, loneliness, cons and scams, taxi driver, brothers, junkie, gangsters, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), conscience, crime gone awry, down on your luck, police investigation, life philosophy, mentor, runaway, guilt, morality, twists & turns, catastrophe, russian, money, humanity, misfit, corruption, divorce, surveillance, manipulation, mafia, drug addiction, society, dreams, relationships, redemption, movie business, life is a bitch, identity, brutality, eccentricity, betrayal, abortion, french
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   75%
 
 7.5
 16K
The Child
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, melancholic, harsh, reflective, gloomy, enigmatic, tense, talky, meditative, rough, art house, heartbreaking, disturbing, stylized, sincere, breathtaking, compassionate, cerebral, emotional, depressing, social realism, interesting, intense, cynical, dark
Plot: redemption, adoption, realism, parenthood, greed, hospital, existentialism, childhood, down on your luck, loneliness, dysfunctional family, adolescence, art, small town, pornography, morality, baby, drinking, poverty, betrayal, immigrants, homeless, depression, culture clash, parent child relationship, drug dealer, relationships, society, guilt, life philosophy, life, brainwashing, storytelling, crime gone awry, brutality, brothers, money, vengeance, honest, transformation, family problems, catastrophe, dialogue, character study, life is a bitch, runaway, workplace, artist, babies and infants, going straight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   72%
 
Two Days, One Night
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, melancholic, bleak, depressing, sincere, dramatic, enigmatic, reflective, cerebral, compassionate, emotional, talky, thought provoking, heartbreaking, tense, light, dark humor, atmospheric, intense, clever, tricky, harsh, interesting, meditative, biting
Plot: depression, suicide attempt, workplace, injustice, working class, employer employee relationship, supportive spouse, unemployment, fighting the system, greed, mental illness, character study, loneliness, human nature, runaway, family, sacrifice, guilt, couple relations, existentialism, brothers, secrets, immigrants, crime gone awry, storytelling, economic crisis, humanity, honest, down on your luck, relationships, tragedy, corruption, culture clash, workplace situations, visceral, catastrophe, hotel, dysfunctional family, dialogue, redemption, ethnic conflict, society, addiction, mentor, female protagonist, capitalism, couples, race against time, solitude, childhood
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
The Selfish Giant
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, serious, depressing, harsh, heartbreaking, tense, melancholic, sad, reflective, dramatic, art house, emotional, biting, atmospheric, enigmatic, touching, talky, breathtaking, disturbing
Plot: working class, poverty, loneliness, buddies, depression, childhood, adolescence, friendship, unlikely friendships, kids in trouble, mentor, tragedy, existentialism, bullying, solitude, british, character study, crime gone awry, horse, youth, environment, death, school, brutality, drinking, gangsters, honest, friends, life, runaway, immigrants, coming-of-age, culture clash, dysfunctional family, redemption, life & death, greed, juvenile delinquency, storytelling, catastrophe, drugs, irish, male nudity, transformation, hotel, alone in the world, social misfits, pornography, nerds, doctors
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, poland, new jersey, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   77%
 
 7.7
 8K
The Son
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, cerebral, talky, breathtaking, realistic, meditative, harsh, sincere, disturbing, compassionate, art house, stylized, surreal, road movie, atmospheric, intense, light, dramatic, emotional, philosophical
Plot: obsession, redemption, realism, loneliness, parents and children, workplace, storytelling, murder, voyeurism, adolescence, dialogue, hopes, existentialism, brothers, pornography, tragedy, guilt, runaway, art, solitude, teacher, crime gone awry, life & death, culture clash, police investigation, childhood, character study, french, family problems, catastrophe, brutality, creativity, relationships, dealing with death, secrets, visceral, depression, imagination, going straight, first contact, transformation, life philosophy, mentor, rehabilitation, humanity, stalking, teachers and students, youth, death in the family, teenage life
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, europe, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
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Pelle the Conqueror
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, stylized, bleak, gloomy, realistic, meditative, talky, touching, harsh, enigmatic, reflective, breathtaking, earnest, disturbing, compassionate, depressing, witty, scenic, cerebral, art house
Plot: immigrants, father son relationship, parents and children, farm, loneliness, culture clash, down on your luck, character study, childhood, island, redemption, mentor, emigrant, working class, father-son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), family drama, catastrophe, vengeance, gunfight, beautiful scenery, dysfunctional family, relationships, death, oil, tragedy, art, storytelling, runaway, brutality, coming of age, crime gone awry, male nudity, dialogue, drinking, youth, obsession, society, parenthood, life philosophy, hospital, love, existentialism, adaptation, fighting the system, pornography, violent, complex characters, solitude, insanity
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: denmark, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
 7.1
 1K
Small Faces
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, brutal, talky, harsh, tense, stylized, road movie, reflective, melancholic, surreal, enigmatic, clever, entertaining, cerebral
Plot: gang, working class, gangs, violence, brutality, violent, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, ghetto, artist, pornography, vampire human love, coming of age, loneliness, social misfits, illiteracy, extreme violence, human nature, school, art, dialogue, irish, betrayal, coming-of-age, urban ghetto, parents and children, mentor, existentialism, crime gone awry, classic car, writers, catastrophe, solitude, culture clash, rich and poor, life philosophy, visceral, brothers, life, redemption, siblings relations, runaway, sexualized violence, gangsters, character study, disability, storytelling, sexual abuse, teenage life, male nudity
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
Since Otar Left
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Georgia
Duration: 103 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, harsh, realistic, bleak, reflective, compassionate, enigmatic, sentimental, melancholic, satirical, light, meditative, depressing, talky, emotional
Plot: dysfunctional family, death, dealing with death, family, pornography, parents and children, french, solitude, women, depression, family drama, russian, idealism, bollywood, brutality, islam, secrets, immigrants, parenthood, mentor, family in crisis, storytelling, poverty, family bonds, catastrophe, mother daughter relationship, greed, relationships, kidnapping, environment, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital, classic car, culture clash, unfulfillment, poetry, twists & turns, redemption, prejudice, artist, father daughter relationship, childhood, sacrifice, family problems, adoption, finnish, dialogue, destiny, chase, family relations
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, east germany, russia, tokyo, georgia (former ussr), tbilisi, usa, japan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
The Edge of Heaven
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, reflective, intellectual, bleak, emotional, psychological, compassionate, enigmatic, meditative, breathtaking, lyrical, dramatic, heartbreaking, talky, ironic, harsh, cerebral, non-linear, dark humor, artsy, interesting
Plot: prison, loneliness, complex characters, death, relationships, family bonds, parents and children, german, islam, tragedy, immigrants, redemption, culture clash, destiny, political, life & death, storytelling, mentor, depression, multiple storylines, solitude, pornography, drinking, life philosophy, funeral, guilt, hospital, dysfunctional family, vengeance, character study, secrets, honest, existentialism, parenthood, beautiful scenery, crime gone awry, release from prison, mother, women's prison, nudity (topless - notable), couples, women, male nudity, brutality, dialogue, childhood, betrayal, runaway, prostitution, family drama
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
 8.0
 32K
Secrets & Lies
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, clever, serious, touching, bleak, dramatic, reflective, melancholic, heartbreaking, harsh, intense, enigmatic, talky, depressing, witty, cerebral, interesting, dark humor, neurotic, earnest, compassionate, intellectual
Plot: working class, adoption, dysfunctional family, secrets, realism, parents and children, family drama, race issues, relationships, social differences, character study, redemption, loneliness, honest, culture clash, depression, storytelling, british, secret, drinking, guilt, parent child relationship, reunion, illegitimate son, dialogue, catastrophe, manipulation, tragedy, life philosophy, parenthood, pregnancy, society, family, visceral, transformation, mentor, life, brutality, crime gone awry, runaway, family relations, greed, betrayal, solitude, happy ending, multiple storylines, identity, single parent, pornography, family life
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
 7.2
 4K
Wonderland
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective, sincere, touching, harsh, stylized, clever, depressing, dramatic, enigmatic, meditative, ironic, cynical, psychological, lyrical, emotional, heartbreaking, cerebral, dark humor
Plot: working class, loneliness, city life, relationships, dysfunctional family, family bonds, family life, depression, solitude, sisters, parents and children, redemption, waitress, culture clash, weekend, personal ad, sibling relationship, urban, family, life, multiple storylines, british, adoption, life is a bitch, character study, parenthood, catastrophe, storytelling, life philosophy, music, honest, dialogue, drinking, existentialism, brothers, family drama, society, brutality, crime gone awry, secrets, mentor, pornography, runaway, couples, adaptation, eccentricity, family relations, homeless, isolation, addiction
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
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All or Nothing
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, serious, gloomy, depressing, melancholic, heartbreaking, reflective, sincere, harsh, emotional, meditative, sentimental, sweet, enigmatic, sad, ironic, dark humor, witty, cerebral, dramatic, art house
Plot: working class, realism, dysfunctional family, loneliness, couple relations, relationships, depression, drinking, secrets, british, parents and children, life philosophy, family drama, poverty, taxi driver, life, down on your luck, culture clash, character study, redemption, honest, family, hospital, family in crisis, urban, multiple storylines, dialogue, destiny, twists & turns, tragedy, crime gone awry, existentialism, mentor, writers, happy ending, runaway, catastrophe, life is a bitch, humanity, betrayal, society, classic car, brutality, storytelling, addiction, immigrants, isolation, small town, pornography, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey, algeria, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
 7.4
 2K
Tully
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, sincere, touching, reflective, sentimental, emotional, road movie, bleak, gloomy, dramatic, thought provoking, enigmatic, sweet, earnest, heartbreaking, talky, romantic
Plot: small town, single father, young lovers, family drama, relationships, loneliness, crumbling marriage, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, opposites attract, life philosophy, women, complex characters, dialogue, crime gone awry, culture clash, human nature, coming-of-age, destiny, catastrophe, secrets, friendship, introspection, solitude, beautiful scenery, hip hop, writers, redemption, love, brothers, mentor, bollywood, parents and children, hospital, natural disaster, guilt, tragedy, siblings relations, drinking, kick-butt women, runaway, life & death, brutality, depression, greed, unlikely friendships, storytelling, transformation, existentialism
Place: england, nebraska, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 7.4
 5K
Goodbye Solo
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, uplifting, serious, bleak, tense, depressing, road movie, reflective, cerebral, sincere, talky, harsh, compassionate, bad ending, dark, atmospheric, emotional, dramatic, captivating, thought provoking, multicultural, tragic ending, macabre, light
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, loneliness, aging, character study, depression, mentor, existentialism, suicide, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, solitude, taxi, life, immigrants, interracial relations, drinking, tragedy, terminal illness, greed, relationships, life & death, storytelling, social differences, classic car, betrayal, eccentricity, redemption, adolescence, multiculturalism, coming of age, elderly, culture clash, dreams, dialogue, journalism, honest, obsession, mental illness, childhood, weapons, father daughter relationship, coming-of-age, sacrifice, crime gone awry, hopes, brutality, pornography, paranoid, catastrophe, runaway
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
Little Odessa
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, gloomy, disturbing, rough, realistic, stylized, tense, melancholic, dark, harsh, cerebral, talky, atmospheric, intense, suspenseful, enigmatic, dramatic, emotional, tragic ending, interesting, heartbreaking, reflective, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, crime, hitman, gangsters, mafia, immigrants, parents and children, violence, assassination, gangster, russian mafia, crime gone awry, family, violent, brutality, brother, family drama, secrets, crimes, murder, relationships, storytelling, culture clash, parenthood, dialogue driven, character study, assassin, depression, tragedy, russian, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, mob, vengeance, nudity (topless - notable), family problems, pornography, visceral, runaway, destiny, guilt, adaptation, stylish, revenge, redemption, gratuitous violence, sexualized violence, gang, police investigation
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, serious, touching, dramatic, sentimental, emotional, witty, melancholic, reflective, tense, sexual, enigmatic, bleak, artsy, sexy, interesting, intense, harsh, sad
Plot: coming of age, adoption, dysfunctional family, relationships, family drama, family, single parent, culture clash, secrets, drinking, writer's life, adopted son, friendship, pornography, dialogue, death, life philosophy, human nature, stylish, storytelling, runaway, childhood, brutality, parenthood, unlikely friendships, couple relations, catastrophe, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), guilt, father daughter relationship, coming-of-age, adolescence, adaptation, sexualized violence, solitude, parents and children, loneliness, depression, multiple storylines, justice, character study, adultery, honest, family bonds, hospital, writers, betrayal, prejudice, idealism
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: europe, france, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 31K
The Class
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak, harsh, thought provoking, interesting, heartbreaking, melancholic, enigmatic, intellectual, stylized, inspirational, dramatic, disturbing, cerebral, psychological, breathtaking, tense, witty, reflective, sexy
Audience: kids
Plot: high school, teacher, school, teachers and students, french, dedicated educator, realism, literature, mentor, hardcase students, runaway, childhood, adolescence, culture clash, pornography, education, high school teacher, brutality, teenager, class society, boredom, illegal immigration, school life, teenagers, high school life, crime gone awry, dialogue, obsession, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, adaptation, storytelling, bullying, character study, greed, catastrophe, friendship, honest, fantasy world, sexualized violence, society, redemption, twists & turns, segregation, immigrants, depression, manipulation, relationships, working class, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, latin america, california, morocco, caribbean, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
 7.5
 7K
Ratcatcher
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, stylized, enigmatic, serious, lyrical, melancholic, art house, gloomy, realistic, surreal, reflective, talky, breathtaking, meditative, harsh, scenic, rough, cerebral, dark, depressing, disturbing, colourful, non-linear, clever, compassionate, tense, macabre
Plot: coming of age, realism, childhood, loneliness, adolescence, runaway, urban ghetto, dysfunctional family, coming-of-age, fantasy world, pornography, magic realism, life & death, british, bullying, canal, neighbor, redemption, poetry, guilt, dialogue, youth, dreams, brutality, mentor, culture clash, vengeance, police investigation, imagination, family relations, catastrophe, existentialism, friendship, surrealism, classic car, greed, unlikely friendships, children, poverty, identity, parents and children, male nudity, adaptation, life, storytelling, twists & turns, urban ghetto life, relationships, crime gone awry, working class
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
The Winter Guest
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, talky, serious, reflective, touching, melancholic, emotional, realistic, sincere, enigmatic, gloomy, harsh, meditative, dramatic, intense, atmospheric, road movie, colourful, artsy, stylized, cerebral, art house, intellectual
Plot: mother daughter relationship, life & death, adolescence, dealing with death, loneliness, existentialism, fantasy world, starting over, solitude, life, human nature, small town, death, childhood, winter, british, friendship, seaside town, skipping school, one day, parents and children, unlikely friendships, transformation, beautiful scenery, artist, mentor, parallel universe, relationships, small town life, storytelling, mythology, adaptation, dreams, dialogue, imagination, catastrophe, mental illness, depression, poetry, dysfunctional family, art, self discovery, first contact, vengeance, redemption, gunfight, culture clash, destiny, coming of age, family relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 7.5
 18K
The Namesake
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating, dramatic, emotional, heartbreaking, reflective, melancholic, earnest, breathtaking, sincere, intense, absurd, talky, harsh, interesting, sad
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, coming of age, indians, bollywood, parents and children, storytelling, family, loneliness, tragedy, literature, suburbs, childhood, marriage, runaway, relationships, adaptation, interracial romance, identity, love, children, parenthood, destiny, family life, dysfunctional family, adoption, family drama, rags to riches, stereotypes, life, mentor, hospital, beautiful scenery, honest, indian lead, justice, death, misfit, life & death, catastrophe, sacrifice, family bonds, redemption, ethnic conflict, dialogue, prejudice, courage, society, depression, guilt
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, india, usa, taj mahal, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
 7.8
 8K
Mouchette
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, melancholic, serious, enigmatic, reflective, stylized, lyrical, meditative, psychological, realistic, compassionate, disturbing, breathtaking, gloomy, harsh, talky, thought provoking, heartbreaking, art house, biting, satirical, cynical, witty, atmospheric, ironic, sexy, surreal
Plot: coming of age, loneliness, innocence lost, childhood, runaway, adolescence, bullying, dealing with death, village, poetry, death, poacher, alibi, suicide, humiliation, small town, human nature, culture clash, solitude, coming-of-age, french, women, nudity (topless - notable), life & death, catastrophe, brutality, dialogue, greed, mentor, school, art, obsession, existentialism, pornography, teacher, parents and children, assassination, cars, environment, dysfunctional family, hotel, visceral, haunted by the past, guilt, tragedy, sexual abuse, small town life, gunfight, storytelling, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Movie in collections
 8.0
 78K
Sling Blade
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, compassionate, emotional, interesting, intense, captivating, earnest, psychological, talky, reflective, suspense, cerebral, tense, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, melancholic, clever, enigmatic, rough, sincere, depressing, dark humor, dark
Plot: small town, friendship, murder, redemption, mentally challenged, storytelling, character study, mental illness, mentor, violent, unlikely friendships, disability, childhood, dialogue, drinking, runaway, violence, human nature, gunfight, depression, honest, loneliness, insanity, tragedy, justice, hospital, morality, corruption, brutality, psychology, greed, life philosophy, twists & turns, moral ambiguity, death threat, father figure, adaptation, crime gone awry, philosophy, vengeance, prejudice, parents and children, haunted by the past, crimes, misfit, family relations, friends, domestic disturbance, starting over, siblings relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Ladybird Ladybird
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, biting, harsh, sincere, intense, thought provoking, disturbing, heartbreaking, bleak, dramatic, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, cerebral, reflective, dark humor, sad, compassionate, cynical, interesting, witty, ironic, touching, intellectual
Plot: working class, single parent, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, parents and children, immigrants, custody, life philosophy, violent, life & death, children, love, relationships, idealism, catastrophe, crime gone awry, character study, social services, family, brutality, environment, culture clash, workplace, race issues, redemption, drinking, loneliness, prejudice, childhood, runaway, corruption, greed, life, hospital, poverty, adaptation, bollywood, mental illness, pornography, violence, spelling bee, mentor, guilt, dialogue, society, adoption, british, morality, storytelling, honest
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, california, liverpool, paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 7.2
 4K
Career Girls
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, bleak, harsh, witty, touching, humorous, reflective, sincere, meditative, enigmatic, intellectual, stylized, cerebral, interesting, depressing, dark humor, road movie
Plot: friendship, reunion, realism, best friends, college, unlikely friendships, secrets, loneliness, drinking, life philosophy, dialogue, reunited friends, character study, life & death, solitude, redemption, existentialism, life, friends, mentor, catastrophe, brutality, working class, introspection, pornography, childhood, relationships, culture clash, couple relations, storytelling, multiple storylines, social differences, death, road trip, crime gone awry, british, society, runaway, small town, couples, depression, transformation, gangsters, workplace, nudity (full frontal - brief), adolescence, fantasy world, family drama, monster, bullying
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
 7.0
 2K
Liam
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, heartbreaking, dramatic, sentimental, tense, bad ending, sad, talky, light, earnest, reflective, harsh, intense, depressing
Plot: working class, fascism, jews, parents and children, irish, catholicism, poverty, dysfunctional family, family, guilt, tragedy, prejudice, rich and poor, jewish, family drama, storytelling, children, stereotypes, life is a bitch, culture clash, happy ending, childhood, depression, secrets, british, love and romance, destiny, life philosophy, mentor, vampire human love, catastrophe, immigrants, dialogue, adaptation, teacher, islam, life, manipulation, survival, loneliness, sexual abuse, writers, society, women, parenthood, religion, judaism, greed, redemption, honest
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
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 5K
Frozen Land
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 130 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, melancholic, serious, depressing, dark, harsh, interesting, gloomy, brutal, dark humor, intense, reflective, psychological, talky, sad, absurd, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, porno movie, clever, touching
Plot: depression, destiny, dysfunctional family, finnish, drug abuse, drugs, pornography, drug addiction, parents and children, strong sexual content, violence, brutality, drinking, loneliness, psychology, life philosophy, crime gone awry, violent, sex, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), weed, visceral, dialogue, tragedy, sexualized violence, mentor, catastrophe, character study, male nudity, dark hero, life & death, urban, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, redemption, alcoholic, fired from the job, honest, addiction, serial killer, relationships, friendship, gangsters, dreams, death, love, multiple storylines, writers, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   32%
 

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Our Song
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, touching, bleak, talky, realistic, harsh, sincere, stylized, thought provoking, disturbing, ironic, reflective, sad, melancholic, enigmatic, compassionate, breathtaking, erotic, interesting, dramatic, depressing, art house
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, adolescence, music band, coming-of-age, relationships, pregnancy, teenagers, runaway, unlikely friendships, neo realism, dreams, crime gone awry, childhood, bullying, teenager, honest, gangs, down on your luck, male nudity, workplace, obsession, poverty, drugs, loneliness, mentor, drinking, urban ghetto, high school life, school, destiny, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, teacher, writers, catastrophe, gunfight, urban ghetto life, gangsters, culture clash, society, manipulation, life philosophy, idealism, maze, nerds, writer's life, secrets, small town
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, australia
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
Dark Blue Almost Black
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Style: realistic, dramatic, serious, sentimental, melancholic, dark, talky, reflective, sincere, bleak, depressing, enigmatic, dark humor, stylized, tense, emotional, sweet, ironic, sad
Plot: prison, couple relations, mentor, runaway, childhood, relationships, loneliness, friendship, dysfunctional family, gunfight, character study, dreams, unlikely friendships, life, coming of age, adolescence, life & death, sexuality, male nudity, death, idealism, tragedy, violent, depression, violence, guilt, life philosophy, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, solitude, revenge, love and romance, honest, mental illness, secrets, pregnancy, crime, obsession, coming-of-age, brutality, irreverent, love of one's life, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, impotence, parenthood, teenager, family relations, gangs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, israel, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   25%
 
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