Movies that are like The Straight Story

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The Straight Story (1999)
 8.0
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The Straight Story
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: road movie, emotional, touching, serious, melancholic, scenic, enigmatic, feel good, reflective, surreal, meditative, realistic, sentimental, breathtaking, uplifting, dramatic, non-linear, interesting, inspirational, cerebral, compassionate, talky, harsh, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy, avant garde, macabre
Plot: redemption, road trip, on the road, runaway, golden years, storytelling, brothers, loneliness, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, eccentricity, character study, aging, innocence lost, small town, human nature, adventure, life philosophy, dialogue, childhood, surrealism, destiny, existentialism, first contact, philosophy, solitude, courage, life, culture clash, americana, disability, life & death, mentor, honest, secrets, elderly, siblings relations, escapades, hopes, society, family relations, sibling relationship, family, estrangement, family feud, mechanic, hitchhiker, storm, nurse, doctor, reconciliation, oldtimer, retired, stranger, obstacle, health situation, veteran, encounter, widow widower, pride and honor, human relationship, journey, lawn mower, forgiveness, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, friendly fire, world war two veteran, old age, hill, hot dog, deer, hat, tractor, cane, illness, nature, highway, campfire, memory, cemetery, teenager, priest, bicycle, cigarette smoking, telephone, bar, unlikely friendships, tragedy, gunfight, drinking, cancer
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cross country, iowa, wisconsin, mississippi, mississippi river
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Paris, Texas
Drama
West Germany, France, UK, USA
145 min.
 8.1
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Biography, Drama
France, USA
112 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and dramatic films with plots including storytelling, loneliness, childhood, life & death, redemption, mentor and runaway themes mostly in Drama, Biography and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Straight Story: Central Station (1998), Wild (2014), The World's Fastest Indian (2005), Paris, Texas (1984), Philomena (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Central Station
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 113 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, road movie, compassionate, bleak, sentimental, heartbreaking, melancholic, reflective, gloomy, earnest, harsh, captivating, dramatic, uplifting, sad, breathtaking, talky, meditative, enigmatic, cerebral
Plot: friendship, teacher, self discovery, poverty, loneliness, love, on the road, obsessive quest, letter, road trip, unlikely friendships, childhood, redemption, human nature, destiny, storytelling, life & death, mentor, solitude, tragedy, runaway, adoption, life, existentialism, life philosophy, relationships, honest, idealism, character study, beautiful scenery, depression, transformation, hopes, culture clash, philosophy, homeless, courage, adolescence, religion, jesus, long lost relative, realism, brazilian, missing father, alcoholic, friends, human spirit, parents and children, coming of age, escapades
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.1
 104K
Wild
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, reflective, sincere, realistic, melancholic, road movie, dramatic, captivating, meditative, depressing, non-linear, scenic, breathtaking, inspirational, intense, enigmatic, bleak, psychological, interesting
Plot: wilderness, redemption, self discovery, addiction, memory, mother daughter relationship, cancer, desert, drugs, drug addiction, on the road, death, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, hiking, terminal illness, heroin, solitude, obsessive quest, life & death, life, loneliness, depression, mentor, life philosophy, destiny, survival, childhood, storytelling, drug abuse, starting over, llama, existentialism, human spirit, tragedy, runaway, relationships, flashbacks, introspection, honest, drinking, catastrophe, transformation, adaptation, coming of age, pornography, road trip, hopes, courage, character study
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: california, usa, cross country, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
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The World's Fastest Indian
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: New Zealand, USA, Switzerland, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, semi serious, inspirational, sentimental, emotional, dramatic, humorous, earnest, road movie, witty, interesting, factual, compassionate, clever, light, cerebral, captivating, sweet, entertaining, uplifting
Plot: adventure, motorcycle, friendship, philosophy, on the road, drinking, hospital, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, indians, dreams, mentor, fighting the system, follow your dream, storytelling, eccentricity, racing, underdog, childhood, life philosophy, destiny, road trip, obsessive quest, aging, courage, catastrophe, alone in the world, life, unlikely friendships, survival, love story, loneliness, honest, against the odds, human spirit, transformation, redemption, race, culture clash, creativity, ambition, utopia, life & death, idealism, dialogue, first contact, solitude, beautiful scenery, greed, existentialism
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: new zealand, california, utah, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   100%
 
 8.1
 66K
Paris, Texas
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, touching, road movie, serious, offbeat, melancholic, meditative, enigmatic, reflective, realistic, stylized, breathtaking, bleak, art house, talky, emotional, cerebral, gloomy, psychological, scenic, harsh, philosophical, artsy, lyrical
Plot: desert, redemption, father son relationship, amnesia, hotel, on the road, loneliness, self discovery, road trip, existentialism, storytelling, parenthood, relationships, reunion, character study, solitude, beautiful scenery, parents and children, isolation, mute, peep show, family bonds, memory loss, dialogue, life & death, childhood, eccentricity, estrangement, first contact, runaway, dysfunctional family, tragedy, culture clash, catastrophe, wilderness, hopes, memory, art, hospital, family relations, life philosophy, twists & turns, pornography, family, sibling relationship, regret, van, fear of flying, drifter, family reunited
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, tokyo, houston texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   92%
 
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, heartbreaking, depressing, melancholic, meditative, cerebral, reflective, realistic, dramatic, enigmatic, breathtaking, compassionate, atmospheric, talky, intense, inspirational, sentimental, intellectual, interesting, stylized, surreal, witty, psychological
Plot: disability, french, hospital, loneliness, memory, death, love, human spirit, imagination, storytelling, life turned upside down, life & death, solitude, tragedy, relationships, mentor, destiny, life, existentialism, depression, creativity, childhood, life philosophy, doctors, art, flashbacks, adaptation, philosophy, hopes, literature, dialogue, dreams, artist, honest, mute or deaf, misfit, patient, writing, coma, rehabilitation, introspection, redemption, friendship, love affair, love and romance, family relations, paralysis, power relations, friends, nurse
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, arc de triomphe paris, beirut lebanon, nepal, hong kong, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   72%
 
 7.6
 85K
Philomena
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, sentimental, compassionate, sad, reflective, inspirational, earnest, gloomy, cerebral, captivating, melancholic, talky, interesting, sweet, humorous, based on true events
Plot: adoption, journalism, irish, self discovery, religion, friendship, nun, depression, journalist, guilt, on the road, track down, catholicism, search, storytelling, world politics, haunted by the past, mentor, redemption, destiny, atheism, faith, tragedy, childhood, corruption, golden years, secrets, idealism, courage, unlikely friendships, beautiful scenery, life, justice, runaway, british, loneliness, parenthood, convent, sacrifice, greed, solitude, doctors, family, manipulation, life & death, humanity, adaptation, culture clash, dialogue, hospital
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955, year 2003, 2000s
Place: ireland, england, usa, washington d.c., oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   84%
 
 7.8
 105K
Awakenings
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, dramatic, compassionate, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad, sincere, cerebral, inspirational, interesting, earnest, atmospheric, intense, uplifting, melancholic, reflective, depressing, psychological, motivational
Plot: hospital, mental illness, coma, human spirit, doctors, mental institution, doctors and patients, experiment, mentor, life, childhood, courage, destiny, storytelling, friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, disability, psychiatry, depression, tragedy, honest, loneliness, hopes, transformation, catastrophe, redemption, life & death, mad scientist, philosophy, survival, first contact, existentialism, terminal illness, solitude, schizophrenia, justice, misfit, sacrifice, humanity, happy ending, frustration, illness, power relations, cancer, runaway, literature, adaptation, introspection, patient
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   66%
 
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An Angel at My Table
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Style: touching, serious, reflective, sincere, realistic, compassionate, enigmatic, earnest, melancholic, inspirational, uplifting, emotional, intellectual, cerebral, meditative, harsh, breathtaking, psychological, bleak, dramatic, light, talky, artsy
Plot: insanity, book, mental illness, prodigy, childhood, storytelling, writer's life, schizophrenia, literature, mentor, writers, adolescence, life, artists and showbiz, redemption, life philosophy, art, artist, destiny, hopes, solitude, loneliness, existentialism, life & death, runaway, hospital, misfit, writing, depression, unlikely friendships, character study, creativity, teacher, mental institution, dialogue, friendship, fight scenes, honest, catastrophe, poetry, culture clash, human spirit, fantasy world, wrongfully committed, adaptation, obsession, poverty, cancer, philosophy, misdiagnosed
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   70%
 
The Trip to Bountiful
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking, realistic, melancholic, dramatic, reflective, sincere, sad, intense, earnest, harsh
Plot: small town, redemption, bus, human nature, self discovery, road trip, loneliness, childhood, parents and children, aging, drinking, mentor, depression, hopes, segregation, culture clash, courage, love and romance, unlikely friendships, idealism, beautiful scenery, friendship, storytelling, solitude, runaway, life & death, women, escape, catastrophe, family relations, tragedy, race issues, wartime, destiny, social relations, homecoming, golden years, family, americana, obsessive quest, period piece, character study, prejudice, family drama, family bonds, introspection, gunfight, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), poverty
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   55%
 
 8.0
 421K
Rain Man
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental, road movie, feel good, serious, dramatic, captivating, uplifting, heartbreaking, interesting, reflective, intense, earnest, cerebral, clever, inspirational, compassionate, sad, sincere
Plot: autism, redemption, greed, road trip, on the road, mentally challenged, disability, brothers, yuppie, mentor, mental illness, storytelling, character study, manipulation, psychology, mathematics, honest, siblings relations, unlikely friendships, friendship, depression, destiny, classic car, genius, life philosophy, hopes, loneliness, tragedy, justice, catastrophe, relationships, dialogue, childhood, runaway, transformation, life, culture clash, courage, corruption, survival, psychiatry, business, life & death, misfit, car dealer, convertible, travel, family relations, self discovery, estrangement
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles, missouri, usa, texas, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
 6.4
 92K
The Iron Lady
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, talky, realistic, stylized, dramatic, thought provoking, emotional, factual, melancholic, inspirational, sentimental, reflective
Plot: politics, capitalism, british, golden years, memory, world politics, political, head of state, president, destiny, mentor, leadership, life & death, female politician, political leader, prime minister, feminism, rise to the top, mental illness, courage, life, catastrophe, death, war propaganda, justice, elderly, aging, loneliness, idealism, unlikely friendships, revolution, society, state affairs, solitude, life philosophy, adaptation, gender, greed, storytelling, childhood, political unrest, transformation, betrayal, culture clash, ambition, drinking, runaway, disability, dialogue, period piece
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1982, 2000s, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: england, london, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
A River Runs Through It
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, reflective, dramatic, realistic, breathtaking, scenic, atmospheric, melancholic, captivating, cerebral, intense, interesting, harsh, tense, thought provoking, clever
Plot: childhood, coming of age, fish, wilderness, self discovery, tragedy, brothers, beautiful scenery, storytelling, parents and children, mentor, lake or river, life, destiny, literature, life & death, siblings relations, small town, family drama, family, culture clash, drinking, period piece, adaptation, philosophy, life philosophy, relationships, justice, catastrophe, rebellion, chase, secrets, family relations, solitude, redemption, americana, death, fishing, gambling, transformation, dialogue, friendship, dysfunctional family, honest, runaway, vengeance, loneliness, fight scenes, poetry, teenage life
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 1920s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, surreal, serious, offbeat, melancholic, heartbreaking, dramatic, sentimental, depressing, sincere, compassionate, cerebral, talky, sad, interesting, reflective, intense, enigmatic, harsh, sweet, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, disability, mental illness, coming of age, mentally challenged, tragedy, redemption, family bonds, self discovery, parents and children, family drama, loneliness, widow, brothers, depression, siblings relations, relationships, family, life, mentor, eccentricity, responsibility, life & death, character study, life philosophy, sisters, honest, culture clash, americana, parenthood, drinking, love, coming-of-age, adaptation, dialogue, family problems, hopes, childhood, family life, crime gone awry, catastrophe, youth, prejudice, unlikely friendships, runaway, family relations, sibling relationship, destiny, fall in love
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   67%
 
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 8.1
 494K
Into the Wild
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Style: road movie, philosophical, captivating, melancholic, inspirational, atmospheric, serious, touching, intellectual, realistic, non-linear, reflective, scenic, emotional, dramatic, meditative, breathtaking, gloomy, interesting, bad ending, intense, cerebral, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, sentimental, sincere, psychological, motivational
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, survival, isolation, adventure, life & death, freedom, introspection, life philosophy, travel, loneliness, beautiful scenery, lifestyle change, destiny, rebellion, solitude, road trip, coming of age, journey, death, nature, rock, obsessive quest, on the road, storytelling, life, tragedy, mentor, philosophy, escapades, courage, childhood, honest, idealism, literature, greed, sacrifice, homeless, existentialism, adaptation, nudity (topless - notable), runaway, depression, catastrophe, adventurer, psychology, mental illness, justice, hippie, starvation
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa, cross country, south dakota, washington state, atlanta georgia, mexico, virginia, arizona, georgia, south africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
 7.2
 23K
Mask
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, uplifting, sad, inspirational, sweet, sincere, compassionate, melancholic, dramatic, feel good, heartbreaking
Plot: disability, coming of age, teenager, single parent, prejudice, motorcycle, blindness, death, human spirit, childhood, courage, mentor, parents and children, unlikely friendships, friendship, teenage love, life, hospital, physical appearance, drinking, destiny, storytelling, tragedy, family, life philosophy, love, gangs, runaway, coming-of-age, life & death, bullying, transformation, school, camp, hopes, catastrophe, depression, dreams, culture clash, honest, love and romance, relationships, misfit, adolescence, society, loneliness, youth, rocker, falling in love, redemption
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
 7.7
 101K
Nebraska
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, road movie, atmospheric, semi serious, bleak, melancholic, dramatic, dark humor, reflective, depressing, talky, witty, meditative, emotional, stylized, enigmatic, cerebral, artsy, interesting, heartbreaking, sad, sincere
Plot: small town, road trip, aging, father son relationship, on the road, runaway, golden years, family bonds, family drama, loneliness, father-son relationship, dysfunctional family, family, obsessive quest, redemption, character study, greed, relationships, storytelling, depression, father daughter relationship, parents and children, tragedy, elderly, drinking, eccentricity, dialogue, culture clash, life & death, existentialism, honest, life, childhood, family relations, brothers, crime gone awry, secrets, vengeance, alcohol abuse, pickup truck, dementia, small town life, americana, escapades, social relations, delusion, reward, goodhearted, drinking problem, worn out
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
The Elephant Man
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Style: emotional, surreal, touching, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, disturbing, serious, compassionate, melancholic, gloomy, heartbreaking, enigmatic, realistic, depressing, sad, macabre, captivating, harsh, sentimental, interesting, breathtaking, talky, dark, psychological, gothic, avant garde
Plot: hospital, disability, dignity, freak, surrealism, social misfits, disfigurement, physical appearance, misfit, storytelling, loneliness, humanity, greed, gunfight, friendship, unlikely friendships, sideshow, curiosity, exploitation, doctors, violent, runaway, manipulation, society, beautiful scenery, british, character study, drinking, childhood, honest, depression, culture clash, tragedy, obsession, power relations, life is a bitch, human nature, prejudice, cruelty, doctors and patients, hopes, dwarf, nurse, doctor, solitary, exploit, fighting illness, patient, suffering, health situation
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
Harry and Tonto
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, road movie, semi serious, suspense, dramatic, interesting, melancholic, talky, tense, uplifting, depressing, earnest, cerebral, reflective, feel good, sad, breathtaking, gloomy, humorous, captivating, thought provoking, ambiguous ending
Plot: aging, redemption, friendship, runaway, on the road, golden years, loneliness, art, gunfight, road trip, storytelling, pets, mentor, existentialism, unlikely friendships, culture clash, drinking, coming of age, tragedy, life & death, human nature, eccentricity, gangsters, death, childhood, life, introspection, police investigation, travel, life philosophy, dialogue, transformation, americana, first contact, manipulation, mental illness, parents and children, artist, destiny, fantasy world, classic car, writers, honest, small town, violence, cat, corruption, murder, elderly, hopes
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, arizona, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
Movie in collections
 7.9
 57K
My Left Foot
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, cerebral, compassionate, dramatic, captivating, realistic, uplifting, inspirational, witty, talky, emotional, earnest, sincere, biting, breathtaking, reflective, gloomy, thought provoking, melancholic, psychological
Plot: disability, irish, courage, working class, artist, drinking, depression, poet, drugs/alcohol, love, mentor, social misfits, writer's life, writers, childhood, human spirit, mental illness, redemption, culture clash, parents and children, runaway, storytelling, loneliness, adaptation, foul language, cerebral palsy, flashback, artists and showbiz, transformation, hopes, brothers, honest, family, character study, love and romance, greed, catastrophe, unlikely friendships, fighting the system, life, eccentricity, misfit, life & death, creativity, society, family relations, social differences, painting, paralysis, dignity
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
Gorillas in the Mist
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic, dramatic, suspenseful, touching, inspirational, sad, breathtaking, interesting, heartbreaking, emotional, melancholic, earnest, motivational
Plot: jungle, culture clash, adventure, obsessive quest, extinction, environmental, animals, courage, human spirit, life & death, obsession, life, mentor, forces of nature, destiny, tragedy, childhood, survival, environmentalism, environment, moral ambiguity, unlikely friendships, fighting the system, catastrophe, friendship, hunting, justice, humanity, poacher, gorilla, mountain, ambition, science, brutality, runaway, character study, corruption, creativity, first contact, escapades, doctors, transformation, hopes, dreams, eccentricity, greed, storytelling, loneliness, beautiful scenery, honest
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: africa, rwanda, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
This Boy's Life
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, dramatic, sentimental, harsh, intense, interesting, touching, disturbing, depressing, reflective, gloomy, bleak, sincere, talky
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, child abuse, single parent, small town, brutality, adolescence, parenthood, childhood, mentor, life, bullying, violent, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, rebellion, runaway, survival, life & death, character study, violence, tragedy, parents and children, life philosophy, storytelling, adaptation, drinking, corruption, redemption, depression, teenage life, gangs, gangsters, honest, literature, fighting the system, courage, justice, dreams, destiny, teenager, life is a bitch, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), transformation, culture clash, friends, mental illness, family
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
 7.0
 25K
Pollock
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, melancholic, dramatic, interesting, gloomy, reflective, depressing, cerebral, enigmatic, talky, tense, intense, intellectual, earnest, emotional, harsh, breathtaking
Plot: artist, addiction, art, drinking, depression, tragedy, jazz, adultery, creativity, gay, obsession, rise and fall, mentor, infidelity, relationships, splatter, character study, loneliness, storytelling, mental illness, existentialism, alcohol abuse, life, redemption, philosophy, mozart, life philosophy, eccentricity, solitude, greed, corruption, genius, ambition, destiny, nudity (topless - notable), writers, dialogue, dishonesty, culture clash, honest, life & death, transformation, brutality, runaway, catastrophe, love and romance, adaptation, unfulfillment, couples, relationship problems
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 40s, 50s, year 1949, year 1941, year 1947, year 1942, year 1943, year 1945, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
Gods and Monsters
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching, witty, serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, cerebral, melancholic, dramatic, dark humor, talky, reflective, macabre, interesting, emotional, enigmatic, psychological, sentimental, bleak, atmospheric
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, gay, drinking, monster, gays and lesbians, death, father son relationship, character study, loneliness, unlikely friendships, relationships, mentor, complex characters, life & death, gender, storytelling, childhood, solitude, life philosophy, friends, dialogue, obsession, monsters, depression, transformation, mad scientist, eccentricity, dreams, redemption, life, betrayal, manipulation, creativity, adaptation, flashbacks, suicide attempt, human nature, introspection, haunted by the past, homosexual, artists and showbiz, movie business, maid, dying, suicide, platonic, director, retired, seduction
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
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You Don't Know Jack
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: emotional, serious, compassionate, thought provoking, realistic, dramatic, cerebral, interesting, talky, touching, meditative, enigmatic, heartbreaking, reflective, dark, intellectual, earnest, depressing, witty, intense, melancholic, clever, dark humor
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, idealism, cancer, hospital, suffering, against the rules, politics, death, doctors, eccentricity, life & death, doctors and patients, genocide, mercy killing, mentor, philosophy, depression, relationships, greed, loneliness, homeless, corruption, storytelling, obsession, tragedy, media manipulation, moral dilemma, pain, morality, murder, manipulation, drinking, segregation, life, pornography, runaway, legal action, nudity (topless - notable), suicide attempt, childhood, honest, aids, mental illness, redemption, writers, fighting the system, blindness, siblings relations, hopes
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
Something the Lord Made
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: emotional, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, compassionate, touching, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational, suspense, interesting, talky, factual, cerebral, intense, earnest, heartbreaking, tense, avant garde
Plot: racism, prejudice, mentor, hospital, interracial relations, segregation, surgery, doctors, sacrifice, courage, laboratory, university, ambition, corruption, workplace, survival, hopes, catastrophe, destiny, transformation, justice, nudity (full frontal - brief), solitude, society, life philosophy, friendship, power relations, immortality, culture clash, race, underdog, creativity, runaway, honest, idealism, internet, race issues, unlikely friendships, beautiful scenery, human spirit, childhood, literature, doctors and patients, chase, science, first contact, misfit, storytelling, mad scientist, politics
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 7.1
 20K
Get Low
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, gloomy, offbeat, melancholic, enigmatic, intense, interesting, cerebral, stylized, heartbreaking, sentimental, humorous, earnest, talky, psychological, tense
Plot: redemption, small town, solitude, storytelling, death, golden years, mentor, life & death, guilt, loneliness, haunted by the past, character study, greed, runaway, small town life, dialogue, period piece, elderly, secrets, life philosophy, depression, gunfight, transformation, business, courage, funeral director, misfit, unlikely friendships, first contact, life, justice, corruption, unfulfillment, social relations, childhood, destiny, mysterious character, classic car, catastrophe, friendship, tragedy, social misfits, adaptation, twists & turns, betrayal, dealing with death, eccentricity, honest, uncover truth, aging
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938
Place: tennessee, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 7.3
 29K
Antwone Fisher
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, sincere, serious, dramatic, realistic, sentimental, heartbreaking, inspirational, uplifting, compassionate, reflective, earnest, intense, interesting, sad, road movie
Plot: redemption, psychiatrist, childhood, child abuse, human spirit, mentor, sexual abuse, rags to riches, life, doctors and patients, storytelling, courage, adoption, transformation, military, life philosophy, depression, justice, hopes, secrets, corruption, loneliness, destiny, family, honest, life & death, survival, doctors, family drama, u.s. navy, love affair, dialogue, culture clash, haunted by the past, happy ending, hospital, runaway, love and romance, vengeance, death, catastrophe, power relations, guilt, psychology, parenthood, lawyer, race issues, friendship, drinking, tragedy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, san diego california, cleveland ohio, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 7.4
 5K
Goodbye Solo
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, bleak, tense, depressing, road movie, sincere, reflective, cerebral, talky, atmospheric, harsh, compassionate, captivating, bad ending, thought provoking, dark, emotional, dramatic, multicultural, tragic ending
Plot: friendship, immigrants, suicide, aging, loneliness, character study, taxi, depression, interracial relations, mentor, existentialism, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, solitude, life, social differences, drinking, tragedy, terminal illness, greed, relationships, elderly, life & death, storytelling, classic car, hopes, betrayal, eccentricity, redemption, adolescence, coming of age, culture clash, dreams, society, dialogue, journalism, honest, obsession, mental illness, childhood, weapons, friends, father daughter relationship, coming-of-age, sacrifice, crime gone awry, brutality, pornography, paranoid, odd couple
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 

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 7.4
 26K
The Way
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational, dramatic, reflective, road movie, melancholic, scenic, compassionate, intense, sincere, interesting, bleak
Plot: redemption, travel, road trip, friendship, on the road, dealing with death, life & death, mentor, life philosophy, storytelling, catholicism, relationships, loneliness, philosophy, stereotypes, catastrophe, hopes, life, destiny, existentialism, beautiful scenery, cancer, religion, pilgrimage, death of son, god, writers, dialogue, solitude, apocalypse, survival, natural disaster, unlikely friendships, honest, father-son relationship, sacrifice, obsessive quest, culture clash, vengeance, death, depression, self discovery, death in the family, childhood, first contact, transformation, runaway, escapades, homeless, happy ending
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
 8.8
 17K
Lonesome Dove
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
Style: epic, realistic, touching, serious, captivating, talky, earnest, dramatic, sentimental, compassionate, breathtaking, harsh, melancholic, scenic, interesting, intense, enigmatic, reflective, emotional
Plot: friendship, adventure, gunfight, on the road, buddies, courage, aging, old west, unlikely friendships, sacrifice, mentor, childhood, storytelling, beautiful scenery, wilderness, americana, literature, culture clash, dialogue, civil war, redemption, drinking, honest, indians, life & death, runaway, loneliness, tragedy, adaptation, justice, relationships, destiny, partners, life philosophy, reality tv, friends, brutality, solitude, vengeance, cattle drive, texas ranger, catastrophe, obsessive quest, book, depression, introspection, elderly, escapades, love and romance, society
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, montana, usa, nebraska, wyoming
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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