Movies like Veronika Decides to Die

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Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
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Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.
Style: touching, psychological, melancholic, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, intense, reflective, harsh ...
Plot: mental institution, terminal illness, suicide, psychiatrist, starting over, hopes, doctors and patients, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, depression, sex, life, adaptation, loneliness, life philosophy, coma, unfulfillment, overdose, treatment, suicidal, mental patient, schizophrenic, suicide attempt, female protagonist, swimming pool, female masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about life philosophy, catastrophe, storytelling, relationships, dialogue, mentor and depression mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Veronika Decides to Die: Seven Pounds (2008), Mr. Jones (1993), P.S. I Love You (2007), Monster's Ball (2001), At First Sight (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Seven Pounds (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Style: touching, emotional, sad, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, life philosophy, depression, hopes, tragic event, self sacrifice, sacrifice, fall in love, secret, life changing experience, suicidal, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, love affair, fall in love, rehabilitation, destructive relationship, doctors and patients, forbidden love, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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62%
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with ...
Style: emotional, touching, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, depression, sadness, dating, single parent, siblings relations, interracial relations, parents and children, illness, abortion, lesbian, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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47%
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P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, terminal illness, dealing with death, family relations, letter, death, loss of spouse, romance, couples, widow widower, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
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Monster's Ball (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Plot: electric chair, racism, anger, eviction, waitress, redemption, blacks and whites, hopes, interracial relations, love and romance, suicide, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, resort, starting over, fall in love, couples, blindness, disability, ex husband, architect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Hours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, captivating, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: depression, suicide, drowning, writer's life, housewife, aids, mental illness, letter, human nature, introspection, literature, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 20s ...
Place: england, europe, new york, usa, los angeles ...
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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, serious, atmospheric, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, introspection, hopes, love, dysfunctional relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, cocaine, party, romance, couples, lifestyle, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lifeguard (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: lifeguard, teenager, sex, marijuana, romance, suicide, childhood, teenage love, youth, homecoming, thirtysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, touching, talky, sincere ...
Plot: aging, starting over, writer's life, friendship, friends, vitality, golden years, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, love and romance, hopes, understanding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
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Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: depression, suicide, therapist, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, widower, hollywood, power relations, doctors and patients, human nature, introspection, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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37%
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China, France, USA
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, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: loneliness, waitress, bar, romance, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, hopes, life is a bitch, drifter, poker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, nevada, new york, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ but chooses to work as a janitor at MIT. When he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, his talents are discovered by Professor Gerald Lambeau, who decides to help the misguided youth reach his potential. ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prodigy, mathematics, professor, human spirit, ambition, life philosophy, psychologist, genius, university, teachers and students, philosophy, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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Poetic Justice (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Style: road movie, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
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My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 106 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, sad, philosophical ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, psychological ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: emotional, psychological, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sentimental, tense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Regarding Henry (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a loving wife and daughter ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic ...
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
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34%
Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, mental institution, mental illness, self discovery, psychiatrist, patient, romance, love, love and romance, doctors and patients, couples, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Like Crazy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, couple relations, customs, parents, romance, forceful separation, love affair, long distance relationship, blogger, chair, depression, overcoming ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
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Time: 90s
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33%
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David and Lisa (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It was adapted as a stage play in 1967, and was remade as a television movie in 1998 starring Lukas Haas, Sidney Poitier and Brittany Murphy.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: power relations, split personality, family relations, doctors and patients, unlikely couple, love and romance, hopes, romance, unfulfillment, teenage love, social relations, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, new york
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One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems, love affair, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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33%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, couples, love affair, disintegration, postmodernism, breakup, life turned upside down, family relations, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
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Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, motivational, serious, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, doctors and patients, mental institution, coma, hospital, hopes, illness, doctor, patient, treatment, fighting illness, cure ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Two Lovers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A depressed man moves back in with his parents following a recent heartbreak and finds himself with two women.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: career change, urban, love affair, disintegration, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couple relations, aunt nephew relationship, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%