Movies like The Wall 2012

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The Wall (2012)
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The Wall (2012)
Original name: Die Wand
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the laws of nature.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, surreal, scenic, contemplative, non-linear
Plot: survival, introspection, isolation, solitude, diary, forest, human nature, human animal relationship, dog, nature, mountain, countryside, animals, animal, loneliness, confined, captivity, imaginary, strong female presence, wounded animal, food, hiding place, cat, hunting, alone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alps, austria

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, atmospheric and realistic films with plots about isolation, human nature, introspection, loneliness, confined, death and solitude mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Wall: First Winter (2012), Watchtower (2012), The Tree of Life (2011), Distant (2002), Love Eternal (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, wilderness, social relations, confined, party, innocence lost, yoga, menage a trois, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, social misfits, in the woods, confined, misfit, introspection, isolation, loneliness, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, touching, contemplative, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, philosophy, dinosaur, outer space, family relations, hopes, grief, suffering, child abuse, spirituality, parenthood, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 19K
Distant (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Uzak/Distant chronicles the numbing loneliness, longing, and isolation in the lives of two men who are consumed by their own problems. Istanbul photographer Mahmut reluctantly receives his relative Yusuf, but the mingling of their lives does little ...
Style: bleak, touching, sincere, psychological, lyrical ...
Plot: unemployment, loneliness, family relations, recession, introspection, love and romance, society, looking for love, human nature, down on your luck, male female relationship, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey, tokyo, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 565
Love Eternal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Japanese novel 'Loving the Dead' from acclaimed author Kei Oishi, the film centres on a damaged young man who, after shutting himself away for ten years, is forced to venture out into a world that he no longer understands.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, dealing with death, cause and meaning, death wish, isolation, autism, loneliness, love, unfulfillment, obsession, human nature
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Goodbye to Language (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: About a man who’s angry at his wife because she’s met another man on a park bench and they no longer even speak the same language.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: dog, introspection, battle of the sexes, couple relations, infidelity, human nature, crumbling marriage, love, communication problem, fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, family relations, introspection, under the surface, mystery, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 16K
Wrecked (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man awakens in a car wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. He can't remember who he is or how he got there, but a report over the radio fills in some of the blanks, as it describes a violent bank robbery and names a perpetrator who happens to ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, clever, captivating, tense ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: survival, alone, isolation, memory loss, memory, amnesia, murder, hallucination, forest, haunted by the past, introspection, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Spiderwebhouse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Jonas’ mother leaves to “fight her demons”, he steps up as head of the household, becoming the unofficial guardian to his younger siblings. With food and money running out, the children retreat into a world of their own where, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: child in peril, dysfunctional family, child as adult, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, danger, isolation, family relations, family in crisis, confined, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Moustache (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, on a whim, Marc decides to shave off the moustache he's worn all of his adult life. He waits patiently for his wife's reaction, but neither she nor his friends seem to notice. Stranger still, when he finally tells them, they all ...
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, meditative, emotional ...
Plot: mystery, riddles and clues, insanity, husband wife relationship, hotel, existentialism, moustache, shaving, photograph, escape, bathtub, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: hong kong, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Temptation of St. Tony (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Estonia, Finland, Sweden, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mid-level manager who develops an aversion to being "good" finds himself confronting the mysteries of middle-age and morality as he loses grasp of what was once his quiet life.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: cannibalism, surrealism, moral dilemma, mysterious character, losing-it hero, rebellion, dishonesty, fighting the system, human nature, midlife crisis, rebelliousness, temptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Donner Party (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: survival, human nature, danger, wilderness, isolation, moral dilemma, hopes, mountain, desperation, confined, escapades, dream ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
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Fiction (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex, a shy and introverted, is a film director trying to finish writing his latest script. Decided to leave a few days of his wife and children to go to the Pyrenees and find there the peace and inspiration. In the town where he is met Monica, a ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: introspection, creative block, love affair, infidelity, midlife crisis, human nature, family relations, road not taken, solitude, countryside, denial, mountain village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 8K
Inside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man's life, thoughts, feelings and his very own darkness... Adapted from Dostoevsky's novel "Notes from Undergroud", Demirkubuz follows Muharrem as he gets himself invited to a party where he is not welcome, just to find ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating
Plot: human nature, cause and meaning, introspection, artists and showbiz, hopes, writer's life, humiliation, loneliness, party, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 727
22nd of May (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sam wakes up, gets ready and goes to do his daily job. And then the unexpected happens. A bomb explodes in the center of the shopping mall where he works. He drags himself towards the entrance to save the victims. One by one he pulls them out, until ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: rescue, survival, redemption, introspection, haunted by the past, danger, dealing with death, shopping mall, suicide bomber, guilt, escapades, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Sworn Virgin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.
Style: touching, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, introspection, disorder, hopes, sexuality, gender, strong female presence, discrimination, society, unfulfillment, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
How I Ended This Summer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two men at a remote Arctic base begin mistrusting each other after an important radio message.
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: wilderness, isolation, radio, solitude, arctic, survival, human nature, danger, confined, dishonesty, radiation, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: antarctica, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: clergy, solitude, monk, self discovery, introspection, journey, urban, buddhist monk, no dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.9
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Mexico, Canada, France, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, captivating, motivational, scenic, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, storytelling, beautiful scenery, hopes, journey, adventure, teenage boy, ocean or sea, ocean, human nature, life, lost at sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, montreal, mexico, montreal quebec, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
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Rabbits (2002)
Genre: Short, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A story of a group of humanoid rabbits and their depressive, daily life. The plot includes Suzie ironing, Jane sitting on a couch, Jack walking in and out of the apartment, and the occasional solo singing number by Suzie or Jane. At one point the ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, psychological, atmospheric, avant garde ...
Plot: dull life, mystery, confined, isolation, confinement indoors, danger, surrealism, rabbit, chaos, unfulfillment, intrigue, minimalism
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a ...
Style: atmospheric, meditative, surreal, disturbing, visually appealing ...
Plot: reincarnation, jungle, haunted by the past, introspection, supernatural, dealing with death, hopes, ghost, surrealism, family relations, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mother and Son (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among the deeply spiritual images of the countryside and cottage.
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: countryside, family relations, family problems, human nature, isolation, parents and children, dying mother, mother son relationship, parent child relationship, loneliness, old woman, nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Alice or the Last Escapade (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One night Alice can't stand her husband anymore and she decides to leave him. It's a dark, rainy night and something smashes the windshield so Alice is forced to seek shelter in an old mansion. She is warmly welcomed but soon realises that ...
Style: bleak, stylized, psychological, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: countryside, estate, confined, mystery, nudity (full frontal - brief), isolation, parallel world, haunted house, imaginary, marital separation, trapped, mansion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 993
Exit Plan (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Denmark, Norway, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Insurance broker Max's life is about one thing - keeping his walnut brain tumour in check. He eats properly, exercises and lives properly, but all of this self-consciousness makes him more and more depressed. When he realises that his beloved ...
Style: dark, serious, weird, psychological, disturbing
Plot: suicide, hotel, death, human nature, confusion, isolation, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, philosophy, loneliness, noose, jacuzzi ...
Time: year 2019
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 802
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: island, missing person, survival, ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, confined, isolation, rescue, demonic possession, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: introspection, self discovery, obsessive quest, hung over, on the road, native american, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 18K
Gerry (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Argentina, Jordan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends named Gerry become lost in the desert after taking a wrong turn. Their attempts to find their way home only lead them into further trouble.
Style: captivating, surreal, enigmatic, melancholic, disturbing ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, survival, friendship, hiking, isolation, danger, forces of nature, human nature, friends, starvation, lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, tokyo, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Bothersome Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Norway, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forty-year-old Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment - even a wife. But before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. Andreas makes an attempt to escape the city, but ...
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, enigmatic, humorous ...
Plot: emotionless, crimes, nightmare, new job, exile, accountant, suicide attempt, mystery, isolation, captivity, confined, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Photographing Fairies (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, surreal, captivating, touching ...
Plot: world war one, death sentence, fairy, legends and myths, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, mystery, supernatural, imaginary, dealing with death, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Astronaut: The Last Push (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a tragic accident cuts short the first manned mission to explore life on the moons of Jupiter, Michael Forrest must make the 3 year journey home to Earth in pure solitude
Style: contemplative, psychological, atmospheric, serious
Plot: outer space, space travel, isolation, confined, solitude, mission gone awry, asteroids and comets, accident, spacecraft, loneliness, human in outer space, male protagonist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%