Movies like Shutterbug

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Shutterbug (2009)
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Shutterbug (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When shooting the dawn one morning, photographer Alex Santiago looks into the rising sun and hurts his eyes. As a result, he begins to see spots and blurs. When the spots become a face - an apparition of a woman - he embarks on a journey to discover who she is.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, captivating, emotional, sincere, offbeat, gloomy, serious, dark
Plot: obsession, hopes, miraculous event, journey, spirit, hallucination, love, romance, performer's life, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, urban, imaginary, nightlife, lifestyle, city life, ghost, underground, city, supernatural power, night
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

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Most similar movies to Shutterbug

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about romance, couples, love and romance, love, hopes, couple relations and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shutterbug: Christmas on the Bayou (2013), Nights and Weekends (2008), Musical Chairs (2011), Touched with Fire (2015), Don't Let Me Drown (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, holiday, hopes, miraculous event, family relations, holiday season, love, hometown, comeback, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nights and Weekends (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man and woman must face the tension that builds between them during a long-distance relationship.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: romance, relationship vs career, lovers apart, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, long distance relationship, love, love and romance, getting along, longing, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Musical Chairs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his dancer partner, Mia, lands in the hospital after an accident, Armando persuades her to train for an upcoming wheelchair ballroom dancing contest
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disability, romance, couples, dance school, against the odds, human spirit, lifestyle, follow your dream, society, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Touched with Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carla and Marco are manic-depressive poets whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they go off their meds, they end up in the same psychiatric hospital. As the chemistry between them stirs up their emotions, it intensifies their mania. ...
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, emotional, touching
Plot: mental illness, bipolar disorder, love, romance, couples, hopes, hospital, friendship, mental institution
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, family relations, parents and children, youth, society, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Brooklyn Bizarre (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maurice, a reticent young homeless man, somehow manages to get by in Brooklyn; he spends his nights in parked cars until he finds himself at Bizarre, an underground club renowned for its burlesque shows. Maurice is fascinated by the club’s playful ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, teenage life, romance, youth, nightclub, mysterious past, brooklyn new york city, sex scene, love, society, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Here (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote ...
Style: surreal, captivating, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: self discovery, satellite, on the road, love affair, society, wilderness, culture clash, journey, romance, adventure, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Waiting City (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, couple relations, romance, society, hopes, family relations, city life, love, rivalry, love and romance, urban, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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X/Y (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As Mark, Jen, Sylvia, and Jake navigate through their emotionally-arrested states, X/Y reveals the honest and wanton desire we all have to connect with someone and what is at stake when that connection fades.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: friends, city life, friendship, understanding, society, family relations, urban, twentysomething life, best friends, friend, sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, romance, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, waitress, diner, bar, introspection, life is a bitch, cross country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, memphis, new york, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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London (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.
Style: talky, atmospheric, psychological, serious, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, hopes, lifestyle, introspection, love, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), cocaine, party, romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
66%
Texture of Skin (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This atmospheric drama follows photographer Min-woo, who enters into a torrid affair with a now-married ex-girlfriend, although he is distracted by a building obsession with the tormented ghost of the young woman who used to live in his apartment.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: obsession, couple relations, couples, sexual content, loneliness, romance, love, ultimatum, obsessive quest, transsexual, apartment complex, boredom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Getting Go, the Go Doc Project (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Too shy to make a proper introduction, a recent college grad devises to shoot a documentary about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.
Style: realistic, psychological, rough, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, nightlife, obsession, strong sexual content, filmmaking, go go dancer, gender, gay sex, urban, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Love and Rage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Daniel is a very talented piano student and loves Sofie, but he is terrified by the thought of losing her and accuses her of seeing another man. Everybody says he is wrong, but the suspicion grows as does an uncontrollable side of Daniel.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, prodigy, couples, unfulfillment, love, jealousy, mental illness, assault, self mutilation, pianist, musician, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Citizen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S. Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. Ibrahim lands in New York City the day before 9/11…and the events of the September ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, uplifting
Plot: starting over, american dream, lottery, society, immigrants, hopes, 9/11, rivalry, urban, city
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Stubborn (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For the sake of love, Vincent has followed Barbara to New York. But she wants nothing more to do with him. Obsessed with the idea of winning her back, he decides to see things through to the bitter end...
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, unfulfilled love, obsessive quest, wooing, love and romance, city life, romance, sexual content, unfulfillment, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 72
Welcome Home (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 73 min.
Story: ‘Welcome Home’ shows three intense moments in the life of Lila. She is the common thread between three men she meets during significant instants of her existence. The film is a sharp love letter to Brussels, a city in a constant state of flux, a ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: homecoming, couple relations, disorder, life turned upside down, reunion, couples, jealousy, love, romance, rivalry, friendship, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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In My Pocket (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, introspection, society, junkie, drug rehabilitation, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: contemplative, emotional, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: artists and showbiz, ambition, introspection, hopes, dancer's life, strong female presence, women, dancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Ultimate Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his best intentions, billionaire Jason Stevens can’t find enough time to keep his beloved Alexia a priority. But when he discovers his late grandfather’s journal, he is transported back to Red Stevens’ incredible world. With everything ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, sent to the past, introspection, destiny, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, once in a lifetime opportunity, lawsuit, rags to riches, billionaire, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Monogamy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Exhibitionism, voyeurism, jealousy, lust. Brooklyn wedding photographer Theo’s side business shooting surveillance-style photos of clients on the sly takes an unexpected turn—and creates a rift with his fiancée —when he’s hired by a ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, tense, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, lifestyle, stalking, couple relations, dishonesty, mysterious character, photographer, fiance fiancee relationship, strained relationship, jealousy, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Bird of the Air (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man in search of his past, and a woman who lives in the moment, are brought together when they pursue the origins of a stray parrot in this comedic and romantic drama.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: orphan, love and romance, love affair, self discovery, obsession, couples, romance, hopes, unlikely couple, basset hound, parrot, bird ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Whirlwind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hot, young and charming man with ulterior motives enters the lives of a tight-knit group of gay men in New York City and at first adds excitement and intrigue to their group, but events soon spiral out of control as he deliberately attempts to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gay, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, gender, manipulation, emotionless, breakup, thirtysomething life, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Little Closer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the forgotten corners of rural Virginia, Sheryl struggles to balance her work as a housekeeper and raising her two sons, fifteen year-old Marc and eleven year-old Stephen. Hoping to meet the love of her life and bring home a father for her boys, ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, looking for love, single parent, teenage boy, loss of virginity, brother brother relationship, boy, sexuality, teacher, bittersweet, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
For the Love of Grace (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With a great career, close friends, and an upwardly mobile fiancé, ‘How To’ book writer Grace (Chandra West) appears to have the perfect life. Meanwhile, local firefighter Steve (Mark Consuelos), having just been suspended for his reckless, yet ...
Style: emotional, psychological, sentimental, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, fire, romance, couples, daring rescue, dinner, dancing, ritual, love, estrangement, love triangle, loss of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Will Follow You Into the Dark (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman reeling from the death of her parents becomes attached to an alluring man whose sudden disappearance sends her and her friends into a haunted high-rise to find him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, touching, serious ...
Plot: romance, afterlife, parallel world, supernatural, fall in love, track down, losing-it hero, imaginary, ghost, supernatural romance, chases and races, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 613
Awaken (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex's dreary life is reignited when he meets Rachel, the woman of his dreams. The only thing that stands in the way of their perfect, serendipitous relationship is that Rachel has recently passed away.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, true love, destiny, parallel world, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, supernatural, couples, afterlife, imaginary, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Elephant King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who lead totally different lives. Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back home in the USA. Their dominant mother wants Jake back home and for this ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: introspection, fall in love, family relations, brother brother relationship, interracial relations, nightclub, american abroad, romance, self discovery, depression, siblings relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, usa, asia, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, infidelity, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, nightclub, meaning of life, male female relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%