Movies like The Razor's Edge

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The Razor's Edge (1984)
 6.5
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The Razor's Edge (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.
Style: philosophical, thought provoking, touching, light, breathtaking, spiritual, epic, melancholic, dramatic, talky ...
Plot: world war one, philosophy, friendship, redemption, female nudity, hospital, buddhist, catastrophe, adventure, indians, twists and turns, distopia, loneliness, life, writers, depression, religion, death, betrayal, mythology, buddhism, justice, lone hero, fantasy world, destiny ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france, india, france, asia, europe, himalaya

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Most similar movies to The Razor's Edge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, serious and talky films with plots about dialogue, culture clash, catastrophe, life philosophy, mentor, storytelling and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Razor's Edge: Frankie Starlight (1995), Mrs Dalloway (1997), In Love and War (1996), One Day (2011), In Country (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Frankie Starlight (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The quirky story of a young boy's adventures growing up with his stunningly beautiful mother and the two very different men who love her.
Style: talky, serious, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, forbidden love, self discovery, romance, mother son relationship, parents and children, love triangle, couple relations, death in the family, human nature, unfulfillment ...
Time: post world war two
Place: ireland, texas, austin texas, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Mrs Dalloway (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As society hostess Clarissa Dalloway prepares for another of her legendary parties, she finds herself haunted by figures and scenes from her passionate adolescence.
Style: talky, sexy, clever, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, romance, gender, lesbian, friendship, british, world war one, destiny, writers, wartime, memory, redemption ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, victorian era, 1890s ...
Place: london, england, europe, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
In Love and War (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospital where he's sent to recover. ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sexy, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: world war one, writers, war, romance, love, bittersweet, soldier, couple relations, doctors, wartime, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.0
 154K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love, friendship, best friends in love, love and romance, male female friendship, couples, ambition, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, introspection, love story, best friend ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.9
 3K
In Country (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sexy, poignant ...
Plot: vietnam war, obsession, friendship, vietnam veteran, interracial romance, innocence lost, life philosophy, lone hero, torture, unlikely friendships, violence, wartime ...
Place: vietnam, kentucky, california, usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: sexy, romantic, psychological, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: relationships, infidelity, romance, betrayal, beautiful scenery, cheating wife, age difference, death, love, culture clash, russian, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, romance, opposites attract, love story, education, unemployment, love and romance, couple relations, teachers and students, couples, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Picture Bride (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Riyo, an orphaned 17-year old, sails from Yokohama to Hawaii in 1918 to marry Matsuji, a man she has never met. Hoping to escape a troubled past and start anew, Riyo is bitterly disappointed upon her arrival: her husband is twice her age. The ...
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, immigrants, orphan, existentialism, loveless marriage, older man younger woman relationship, social differences, fish out of water, love and romance, culture clash, friendship, death ...
Time: year 1918, 1920s, 19th century
Place: hawaii, japan, tokyo, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.4
 497
Two Deaths (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tale of power, passion and obsession set in a politically torn Eastern European country.
Style: sexy, touching, psychological, surreal, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: obsession, vengeance, musician, melancholy, lone hero, fighting the system, hospital, writers, redemption, judaism, guilt, solitude ...
Time: 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, new york, romania, europe, bucharest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 9K
Summer (1986)
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, sexy, art house, affectionate ...
Plot: boredom, female nudity, solitude, summer, self discovery, friendship, summer vacation, children, brutality, catastrophe, loneliness, french ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, tokyo, ireland, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 7K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: psychological, compassionate, melancholic, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, mental illness, love, psychiatrist, romance, hospital, psychology, adaptation, loneliness, forbidden love, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mental institution, suicide, coma, suicide attempt, mental illness, psychiatrist, suicidal, terminal illness, depression, starting over, hopes, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
All the Pretty Horses (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ranch, horse, adventure, friendship, false accusation, coming of age, gunfight, prisoner, life is a bitch, friends, horse ranch, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: mexico, texas, austin texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly ...
Style: surreal, melancholic, captivating, touching, romantic ...
Plot: gambling, obsession, religion, friendship, wager, inheritance, fall in love, introspection, obsessive quest, love and romance, love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jesus of Montreal (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A group of actors putting on an interpretive Passion Play in Montreal begin to experience a meshing of their characters and their private lives as the production takes form against the growing opposition of the Catholic church.
Style: thought provoking, sexy, inspirational, visually appealing, poignant ...
Plot: christian, religion, hospital, redemption, church, philosophy, actor, sexual abuse, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), transformation, runaway ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Luzhin Defence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.
Style: atmospheric, intellectual, melancholic, bad ending, touching ...
Plot: chess, obsession, prodigy, genius, loneliness, relationships, eccentricity, love story, mentally unstable, supportive spouse, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 10K
Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, intense, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, happy ending, orphan, love triangle, fall in love, power relations, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, rich and poor, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, visually appealing, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, romance, friendship, bittersweet, death of husband, widow, grief, fight scenes, redemption, relationships, revenge, runaway ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: realistic, touching, thought provoking, emotional, talky ...
Plot: disability, friendship, paraplegic, rehabilitation, life philosophy, love and romance, paralysis, society, hopes, human nature, human spirit, physical disability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, gloomy, touching, feel good ...
Plot: soccer, drug addiction, alcoholic, drugs, friendship, working class, debt, football, bowling, greed, social outcast, drug addict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Moll Flanders (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London. Further misfortunes ...
Style: sexy, clever, entertaining, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, women, prostitution, death of husband, evil priest, betrayal, life philosophy, beautiful scenery, fantasy world, nudity (full frontal - brief), family, prejudice ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.7
 8K
Samsara (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: India, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love story situated in the Himalayas. A Buddhist monk can't choose between life and the way of the Buddha.
Style: philosophical, thought provoking, atmospheric, sexy, serious ...
Plot: buddhism, monk, self discovery, human nature, monastery, buddhist monk, culture clash, buddha, social differences, zen, lifestyle, humanity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tibet, asia, india, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 3K
Texasville (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. ...
Style: affectionate, unusual plot structure, light, splatter, dramatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, stereotypes, character study, dog, childhood, loneliness, dark humor, crime gone awry, finnish, teenager, farce, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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September (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.
Style: talky, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, friendship, loneliness, depression, love triangle, couples, family relations, parents and children, family problems, family gatherings, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 9K
Red Sorghum (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu'er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as "my Grandpa" by the narrator, take over the winery and set up an idealized quasi-matriarchal community headed ...
Style: tense, sexy, macabre, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, wine, sino japanese war, vengeance, twists and turns, transformation, visceral, tragedy, crime gone awry, minimal dialogue, chinese, melancholy ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, japan, berlin germany, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, USA, Hong Kong
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: psychological, touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Plot: loneliness, road trip, romance, self discovery, waitress, character study, love and romance, couple relations, love, hopes, melancholy, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, new york, memphis, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 17K
Little Buddha (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Little Buddha is a movie about the life of Siddhartha starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Style: unusual plot structure, cerebral, enigmatic, breathtaking, dramatic ...
Plot: buddhist, enlightenment, buddha, self discovery, reincarnation, religion, buddhism, teachers and students, parents and children, monk, religions or cults, human nature ...
Place: tibet, himalaya, india, nepal, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Faraway, So Close! (1993)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film opens with the angel Cassiel (Otto Sander) standing on the statue of the Angel of Victory overlooking post-Cold War Berlin. Growing ever more despondent over his fate as a mere observer of human life, rather than a vital part of it, Cassiel ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, breathtaking, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: angel, afterlife, redemption, rescue, catastrophe, existentialism, loneliness, immortality, poetry, relationships, solitude, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: berlin germany, tokyo, germany, europe, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, sexy, stylized, bad ending, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, dysfunctional family, family relations, loneliness, love story, nudity (full frontal - brief), natural disaster, single father, multiple storylines, mentor, mother daughter relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with ...
Style: bleak, emotional, touching, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, loneliness, depression, women, sadness, dating, character study, interracial relations, single parent, illness, lgbt, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%