Movies like Vincent 1987

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Vincent (1987)
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Vincent (1987)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A biography of Vincent van Gogh using only images and the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.
Style: psychological, sentimental, sincere, thought provoking, touching, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: art, obsession, prodigy, family relations, life is a bitch, rise and fall, tragic hero, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, performer's life, bipolar disorder

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and stylized films with plots about friendship, family relations, hopes, society, bittersweet, parents and children and life is a bitch mostly in Animation, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Vincent: Tatsumi (2011), The Wind Rises (2013), Approved for Adoption (2012), A Room and a Half (2009), Glitch in the Grid (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tatsumi (2011)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Animated film based on the life and stories of Manga writer Yoshihiro Tatsumi who revolutionised the art form with darker, more adult stories. The film animates several of his stories
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, touching, manga ...
Plot: writer's life, rise to the top, prodigy, lifestyle, ambition, artists and showbiz, performer's life, life
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
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95%
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The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan, France, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: tuberculosis, earthquake, hopes, love, world war two, dreams, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, letter, airplane, great depression ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, germany, tokyo
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100%
Approved for Adoption (2012)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: France, Belgium, South Korea, Switzerland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This remarkable animated documentary traces the unconventional upbringing of the filmmaker Jung Henin, one of thousands of Korean children adopted by Western families after the end of the Korean War. It is the story of a boy stranded between two ...
Style: emotional, stylized, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, self discovery, haunted by the past, homecoming, introspection, obsessive quest, hopes, adoption, parent child relationship, adopted son, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
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77%
A Room and a Half (2009)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of Russian poets Josef Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: family relations, homecoming, family life, introspection, rebelliousness, writer's life, hopes, cold war, rebellion, human nature, leaving home, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: experimental, psychological, surreal, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, self discovery, introspection, friendship, friends, society, hopes, small town, materialism, bad trip, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Art of Happiness (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sergio driving a taxi in a white Naples overflowing sadness and garbage. Pouring rain leads her clients through the city trying to process the death of his brother, who started ten years earlier for Tibet and never returned. A pop singer, a recycler ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: buddhism, taxi driver, surrealism, workplace, life turned upside down, workplace situations, dream, brother brother relationship, dealing with death, radio dj, happiness, lava ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Crulic - The Path to Beyond (2011)
Genre: Documentary, Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Romania, Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An animated feature-length documentary telling the story of the life of Crulic, a 33 year-old Romanian accused of having stolen a wallet from an important Polish judge. Crulic was brought to the Krakow Detention Center Custody prison. He decided to ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, stylized, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: prison, injustice, false accusation, prison life, false arrest, confined, life is a bitch, foreigner, starvation, protest, hospital, innocence ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Miracle Maker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the ...
Style: uplifting, biblical, captivating, touching, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, human spirit, leadership, supernatural, tragic hero, ambition, supernatural ability, reincarnation, religions or cults, clergy, society ...
Time: 1st century
Place: middle east, asia, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 66 min.
Story: While sorting through a mess of books in the staff room, Ohana happens upon one of Denroku's log books from long ago. Within it, it recounts a story of Ohana's mom when she was the same age as her.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, sincere, melancholic
Plot: girl, bittersweet, family problems, mother daughter estrangement, family relations, teenage girl, parents and children, honest, life is a bitch, understanding, teenager, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Alois Nebel (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: surrealism, mysterious character, uncover truth, crimes, society, haunted by the past, murder, mystery, misfit, social misfits, life is a bitch, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, central europe, poland
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48%
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Miss Hokusai (2015)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The time: 1814. The place: Edo, now known as Tokyo. A much accomplished artist of his time and now in his mid-fifties, Tetsuzo can boast clients from all over Japan, and tirelessly works in the garbage-loaded chaos of his house-atelier. He spends ...
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, captivating, fairy tale
Plot: art history, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, painting, drawing, illness, artist, edo period, rivalry, society, family relations, dog ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scotland, late 1950s. A struggling illusionist visits an isolated community and meets a young lady who is convinced that he is a real magician.
Style: stylized, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, magical, magician, friendship, coming of age, artists and showbiz, odd couple, french, age difference, art, frustration, imagination ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: england, paris france, france, scotland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dog, german shepherd, pets, rescue, friendship, human animal relationship, bittersweet, friends, autobiography, cartoon dog, motorcycle, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, scenic, tragic ending, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wise man, wisdom of life, introspection, single mother, friendship, painter, mute child, healing, fantasizing, girl, house arrest, cause and meaning ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 125
Twilight (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Hakubo tells the story of two young people who live in rural Fukushima: Sachi Koyama, a girl who excels at playing the violin, and Yuusuke Kijinami, a boy who loves to paint. After an awkward, chance encounter, the two meet and begin to fall in ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slice of life, natural disaster, catastrophe, prodigy, high school life, friendship, child prodigy, classical music, music, depression, art, violinist ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sentimental, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, teenager, orphan, adventure, love, female protagonist, death, baby, friendship, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: Israel, France, Germany, USA, Finland, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage on ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: nightmare, massacre, haunted by the past, war, soldier, memory loss, army, military, tragic event, guilt, politics, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: israel, lebanon, middle east, palestine, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: One Christmas Eve three people, a middle-aged alcoholic named Gin, a former drag queen Hana and a dependent runaway girl Miyuki, discover an abandoned newborn while looking through the garbage.
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, adventure, friends, life is a bitch, parents and children, homeless, family relations, baby, female impersonator, eccentric family, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Fake (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A convict returns to his home town to torturing again his family and face his neighbors trying to destroy the local religious fanatics and their plans to keep money from the village people.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: clergy, society, cons and scams, village life, village, family relations, released from prison, homecoming, social relations, dishonesty, graphic violence, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a bestselling preteen novel of the same title that has sold more than 1 million copies in Korea, “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild” is about a laying hen named Leafie who is destined to live the “same old” repetitive life confined on the ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animals, disorder, wilderness, anthropomorphism, animal life, parents and children, friendship, escapades, friends, adventure, family, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Anthem of the Heart (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young girl had her voice magically taken away so that she would never hurt people with it, but her outlook changes when she encounters music and friendship. Will Naruse be able to convey the anthem of her heart?
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, sentimental, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, mute, school, love and romance, healing, female protagonist, daydreamer, mother daughter relationship, parents separation, family relations, musical performance, singing
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A quixotic artist hypothesizes about why he feels bad when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what's the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your experiences? And perhaps more importantly, are your ...
Style: experimental, surreal, stylized, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: introspection, young lovers, unfulfilled love, city life, cause and meaning, love and romance, romance, fall in love, postmodernism, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tehran Taboo (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lives of three strong-willed women and a young musician cross paths in Tehran’s schizophrenic society where sex, adultery, corruption, prostitution and drugs coexist with strict religious law. In this bustling modern metropolis, avoiding ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing
Plot: taboo, prostitution, drugs, loss of virginity, prostitute, virginity, prison, pregnancy, women's rights, society, women, social issues ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Day of the Crows (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a cabin of the deep of the forest, a child and his father leas a wild and hard life in utmost isolation. The child grows up fearing and admiring his father, with the ghosts haunting the forest as his only companions. Until the day he discovers ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: ghost, village, forest, fish out of water, life turned upside down, supernatural, fall in love, isolation, parents and children, family relations, youth, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Millennium Actress (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana has tracked down the legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who mysteriously vanished at the height of her career. When he presents her with a key she had lost and thought was gone forever, the filmmaker could not ...
Style: serious, touching, talky, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor's life, actress, love and romance, popularity, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, retired, lost love, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, edo period, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 207
Tibetan Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jiantan is a young boy who has to leave Xi'an after the death of his mother to go deep into the Tibetan prairies to start living with the father he barely remembers. His dad, LaGeBa, is a busy doctor who decided to depart from the city and ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, friends, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, wilderness, rescue, love, couples, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Greatest Miracle (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The story is focused on three characters who are in crisis: Monica, Mr Chema and Ms Cata. When they feel the necessity of going to church they meet wach other and their lifes change. Under the tutelage of guardian angels, they will understand the ...
Style: serious, sentimental, uplifting, emotional
Plot: guardian angel, religion, redemption, self discovery, human spirit, good versus evil, miraculous event, hopes, society, introspection, faith, cause and meaning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, atmospheric, humorous, philosophical ...
Plot: illness, surrealism, nightmare, hospital, divorced parents, introspection, direction and purpose, hopes, mental illness, mental disorder, immortality, mental health ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: friendship, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, retirement home life, childhood memory, old age, parents and children, rescue, fighting the system, friends, bittersweet, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Christmas Carol (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The radical new take on Dickens’ classic seeks both to exhume the original story’s gritty commentary on social inequality and the corrupting influence of greed, and to breathe new life into the lyricism of the original text by setting its scenes ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, tense, psychological, contemplative
Plot: christmas, ghost, children, rich and poor, chase, family relations, christmas eve, time travel, greed, money, redemption, holiday ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%