Movies like Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
 7.0
 9K
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: talky, bleak, clever, psychological, tense, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic, reflective ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, insurance, hit and run, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, addiction, hopes, love affair, human nature, couples, dishonesty, understanding, philosophy, depression, drinking, storytelling, destiny, adultery, guilt, drug addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious and talky films with plots about redemption, storytelling, drinking, dialogue, mentor, loneliness and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Thirteen Conversations About One Thing: The United States of Leland (2003), Faces (1968), Magnolia (1999), Nine Lives (2005), Another Woman (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The United States of Leland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the ...
Style: psychological, bleak, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, dysfunctional family, teacher, prison, theft, family relations, investigation, prison life, parents and children, crimes, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, california, paris france, phoenix arizona
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100%
 7.7
 9K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, serious, clever, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, divorce, love, adultery, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, friendship, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 272K
Magnolia (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
Style: realistic, bleak, sincere, meditative, compassionate ...
Plot: human nature, introspection, coincidence, terminal illness, infidelity, redemption, depression, dysfunctional family, couple relations, tragic event, social problems, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1950s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 6K
Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, infidelity, abortion, dysfunctional family, step parent, love and romance, family relations, family problems, teenage life, couples, hanging ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.3
 12K
Another Woman (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, meditative ...
Plot: midlife crisis, writing, eavesdropping, philosophy, depression, human nature, self discovery, psychiatrist, painting, writers, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 5K
Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, friends, death, infidelity, last wish, war veteran, memory, grief, life, parents and children, on the road, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 33K
Cake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: suicide, depression, support group, obsession, life is a bitch, grieving, dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, suicide attempt, loneliness, friendship, group therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, mexico, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 8K
Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, redemption, couple relations, mental illness, rich and poor, life is a bitch, parents and children, buddies, human nature, best friends, twists & turns, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Safety of Objects (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburban landscape, the lives of several families interlace with loss, despair and personal crisis. Esther Gold has lost focus on all but caring for her comatose son, Paul, and neglects her daughter and husband. Lawyer Jim Train is devoted to ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: train, coma, dysfunctional family, family problems, small town life, power relations, social relations, family relations, society, single parent, small town, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, drug addict, love, betrayal, couple relations, destructive relationship, drugs/alcohol, young lovers, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, biting, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, dishonesty, mentally unstable, human nature, society, lifestyle, suburban life, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 15K
Laurel Canyon (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up ...
Style: sexual, realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, intern, time lapse photography, culture clash, love and romance, innocence lost, disorder, couples, family problems, human nature, estrangement, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, family life, love and romance, love affair, marriage, self discovery, haunted by the past, parents and children, family problems, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 14K
Powder Blue (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the gritty streets of LA, the destinies of four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: anxiety attack, stripper, exotic dancer, redemption, self discovery, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, hopes, human nature, family problems, hospital, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 81K
Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: teacher, loneliness, basketball, student, liberal, teachers and students, african american, friendship, drug abuse, high school, coach, cocaine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Browning Version (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The ...
Style: touching, talky, serious, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, boarding school, teachers and students, hopes, college, dishonesty, couples, self discovery, youth, college life, apprentice, greek ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 16K
Smashed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kate and Charlie like to have a good time. Their marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter… and getting smashed. When Kate’s partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior, compromising her job as an elementary schoolteacher, ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: addiction, support group, drinking, teacher, elementary school, alcoholic, rehabilitation, alcohol abuse, slacker, human nature, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, family problems, injustice, parents and children, society, family relations, family in crisis, couple relations, unwanted pregnancy, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, florida, algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 164K
25th Hour (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The filmed adaptation from David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to prison. Anger, blame, frustration, betrayal, guilt and loneliness are ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, depressing ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, regret, drug dealer, redemption, prison, arrest, introspection, girlfriend, drug lord, guilt, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebelling against his dreary life in a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of... something else. Encouraged by her best friend, Carol, Beth reluctantly accepts the romantic ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, friendship, desert, self discovery, love, sex, highway, salesman, road trip, social misfits, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Down to the Bone (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman stuck in a stale marriage struggles to raise her children and manage her secret drug habit. But when winter comes to her small town, her balancing act begins to come crashing down.
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, infidelity, rehabilitation, cocaine, snake, family life, cliche, pets, family problems, going straight, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: hitchhiker, pregnancy, family relations, human nature, society, starting over, couples, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, haiti, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Thousand Acres (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: touching, psychological, gloomy, realistic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, lawsuit, farm, betrayal, vengeance, family, tragedy, parents and children, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.1
 1K
Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: sincere, serious, bleak, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, redemption, introspection, human nature, society, family relations, promotion, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Spitfire Grill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, friendship, prison, false accusation, redemption, church, self discovery, dishonesty, couples, starting over, introspection, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, kentucky, new england, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Sunset Limited (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize Winner Cormac McCarthy, this searing two-character drama mixes humor and pathos while examining the relationship between strangers who are brought together by desperate circumstances. Set in a New ...
Style: intellectual, talky, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: suicidal, belief, suicide attempt, one on one, question, christianity, african american, ex convict, professor, suffering, desperation, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 8K
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, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, couple relations, siblings relations, human nature, friends, family relations, couples, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: americana, lawyer, culture clash, parents and children, family problems, society, introspection, human nature, dysfunctional family, suicide, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: usa, kansas, poland, cleveland ohio, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Chelsea Walls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, musician's life, writer's life, couple relations, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, drug abuse, looking for love, nightlife, couples, addiction, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
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Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, incest, prophecy, murder, small town, aunt niece relationship, superstition, tavern, curse, all black cast, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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