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The Midfielder (2014)
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The Midfielder (2014)
Original name: El 5 de Talleres
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being expelled for a flagrant foul during a match in Primera C (the fourth division in Argentinian football), Patón Bonasiolle, the captain and midfielder from Talleres de Escalada, realizes his career as a footballer has come to an end. At the age of 35, this means the end of a world he has known since he was a child. Together with Ale - his wife - he looks for a fresh new start.
Style: psychological, humorous, captivating, disturbing
Plot: soccer, ex athlete, football, football player, family relations, new life, male female relationship, new job, social problems, husband wife relationship, couple relations, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), athlete, shower, pubic hair, dressing room, locker room

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and humorous films with plots about male female relationship, family relations, relationship problems, relationships, couple relations, family problems and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Midfielder: Pendular (2017), Grace (2018), Tokyo Booty Nights (2004), Training Dad (2015), 365 Days (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pendular (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, Argentina, France, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The trajectory of a romantic couple of contemporary artists reveals how the limits, contradictions and obsessions of a romantic relationship are reflected in each of their artistic endeavors.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: sculptor, relationships, dancer, troubled marriage, relationship problems, marital problem, living together, couple relations, family problems, husband wife relationship, family relations, social problems ...
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95%
 5.7
 453
Grace (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A famous writer begins suffering from a crippling case of writer's block. His agent sends him a strange, belligerent woman to be his new assistant, hoping the change will inspire him.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, suspense, captivating
Plot: friend, creative block, writers, couple relations, writer's life, social problems, crisis, relationships, male female relationship, identity crisis
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Tokyo Booty Nights (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Yuji and Akiko are newlyweds. Yuji dreams of being a movie star. He lands the lead role in a Pink Eiga soft-core sex film. The director requires him to have sex with the actress. Akiko goes to her high school reunion and is raped by a drunken guy, ...
Style: psychological, humorous, disturbing, captivating
Plot: porn industry, erotica, couple relations, male female relationship, sexual relations, newlyweds, family relations, relationship problems, sex, sexual content, eroticism, backstage ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.9
 31
Training Dad (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Widowed and in a professional decline, the legendary soccer player "Spider Salazar" lives lost in his own depression. His only inspiration is his daughter Tania, who can not stand to see her father in this state. With a lot of ingenuity ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: soccer, father daughter relationship, football player, parents and children, coping, father and daughter, problem solving, family relations, athlete's life, father, single father, sport ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.1
 102
365 Days (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film tracks a hasty marriage through its first 365 days.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: marriage crisis, marriage, husband wife relationship, troubled marriage, tragic love, male female relationship, couples, family problems, family relations, love affair, relationship problems, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Flat for Three (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three divorced fathers are forced to live together.
Style: humorous, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: divorced man, father, family relations, parents and children, living together, love and romance, divorced parents, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, kids and family, couple relations, divorce ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Bare Necessity (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pierre Perdrix has been enjoying an enchanted though restless existence since the enigmatic Juliette Webb burst into his life. a stranger who landed in his family's unique world like a meteorite, and who by her presence alone will force this ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, humorous, psychological
Plot: nudist, nudism, lifestyle change, family relations, family, lifestyle, love affair, couples, society, changing lives, male female relationship, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
You're Killing Me Susana (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is the journey of an educated man from Mexico City to the center of the United States, with its rigid society, its frigid winter, but most of all, it is an inner journey to face the contradictions between his love for his wife and the macho ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: unhappy wife, marital problem, relationships, relationship problems, husband wife relationship, self discovery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, family problems, couple relations, introspection, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Dad must be crazy! (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their scond honeymoon, a couple travels to the beaches of the Dominican Republic to reignite their marriage
Style: humorous, captivating, neo screwball comedy
Plot: husband wife relationship, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, honeymoon, marriage crisis, family relations, troubled marriage, male female relationship, family problems, couple relations, relationships, family holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Case of Unfaithful Klara (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In contemporary Prague a young musician is obsessed by jealousy for his beautiful girlfriend Klara. He engages a private detective to spy on Klara but this starts an uncontrollable series of accidents, misunderstandings and traps culminating in an ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: jealousy, voyeur, adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marital problem, relationship problems, relationships, jealous husband, espionage, male female relationship, family relations ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
My Love or My Passion (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sports fan loses everything for being addicted to his team and soccer. He then starts a quest to find a cure and recover his wife's love.
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating, light
Plot: husband wife relationship, soccer fan, soccer, fired from the job, father daughter relationship, passion, football, teenage daughter, family relations, relationship problems, family problems, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Black and White (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Racial integration is Elena's profession and passion, not only filling her working day as a cultural mediator assisting immigrants, but spilling over into her home life as well. All too often her husband Carlo must attend charity events where ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: white male black female relationship, interracial romance, interracial relations, cheating wife, husband wife relationship, adultery, love, extramarital affair, racial issues, african, male female relationship, family relations ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Happy Housewife (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lea is an immaculate 30-something wife whose husband’s job in real estate allows her an enviably glossy lifestyle. The word ‘emancipation’ simply isn't in her vocabulary and as long as the money rolls in, all is rosy. So, when Harry Jr. ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, couples, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, crumbling marriage, babies and infants, depression, stewardess, mother child relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Golden Chickensss (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Working as a prostitute since she was 16, Kam has witnessed the highs and lows of Hong Kong over the decades. Kamis now a “madam” who manages a stable of high-end prostitutes, entertaining and hosting parties for rich men. She has seen it all. ...
Style: satirical, psychological, captivating, disturbing, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, ex convict, ex husband ex wife relationship, couple relations, social problems, social satire, changing lives, male female relationship, lifestyle, satire
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Wingman Inc. (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a professional wingman falls for a professional man-eater, it's only a matter of time before they realize that they're in love with the competition.
Style: satirical, humorous, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: mystery, couple relations, relationships, seduction, male female relationship, womanizer, relationship problems, relationship vs career, satire, love affair, love, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 80
Tre tocchi (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Several actors are members of a amateur soccer team. They followed in their preparations for a particular audition and in their personal life. With about 6 actors this delivers a broad picture of Italian life in which the question what it means to ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating
Plot: society, athlete's life, relationship problems, social problems, family problems, family relations, life, lifestyle, social relations, gender, family life, mafia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 992
Battlecreek (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Henry is a loner and a night owl. His rare skin disease has kept him under the close watch of his fiery mother, who has sheltered him his entire life. One night, a young woman's car breaks down and Henry's life will change forever.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: skin disease, couple relations, lifestyle change, love affair, family relations, male female relationship, relationships, small town life, life is a bitch, relationship problems, mother son relationship, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Single in South Beach (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Amy, an attractive woman, confuses love with money and becomes a victim of the materialistic lifestyle of South Beach. Her relationship with Nick, a down-to-earth, young architect is great, but Amy has dreams that he can't fulfill and afford. ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, humorous
Plot: female protagonist, love triangle, relationships, male female relationship, romantic rivalry, seductress, romantic relationship, love affair, seduction, love interest, unrequited love, single ...
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Everything Before Us (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Department of Emotional Integrity (DEI) documents all relationship activity. A 'relationship score' is given to keep people accountable for their choices. The score is public for all to see, and affects various aspects of daily life. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: troubled relationship, relationship problems, government agency, lifestyle, social problems, couples, society, couple relations, male female relationship, relationships, law and order, three generations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Spring Awakening (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young adults growing up in an oppressed society, finding ways to fight back and discovering as individuals who they truly are.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: social problems, relationships, relationship problems, society, male female relationship, lifestyle, youth, couple relations, love affair, love interest, young couple, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Kumbalangi Nights (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story of four brothers living in the fishing hamlet of Kumbalangi when Saji, Boney and Franky decide to help Bobby stand by his love.
Style: captivating, psychological, sincere, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, brother brother relationship, slice of life, brothers, family problems, relationships, friends, parents and children, family, eccentric family, family life, love interest ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Scars (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a dysfunctional couple, whose problems will inevitably deteriorate their marriage and their son's life.
Style: disturbing, psychological, humorous, captivating, suspense
Plot: domestic violence, troubled marriage, family life, unfulfilled love, family problems, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, family, family relations, unhappy marriage, dysfunctional marriage, marital problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sparks and Embers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tom and Eloise meet in inauspicious circumstances, trapped in a stuck lift after Eloise has Tom fired. Nevertheless, sparks fly. 5 years later, they have broken up and Eloise is going back to France. Tom has 45 minutes to win her back.
Style: romantic, disturbing, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, male female relationship, relationship problems, couples, romantic relationship, love interest, in love, love affair, relationships, love story, elevator ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Until The Birds Return (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Algeria today. Past and present collide in the lives of a newly wealthy property developer, a young woman torn between the path of reason and sentiment and an ambitious neurologist impeded by wartime wrongdoings. Three stories that plunge us into ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, anthology
Plot: husband wife relationship, family problems, society, male female relationship, forced marriage, multiple storylines, family relations, lifestyle, crush, social problems, frustration, hotel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 211
The One I Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Isabelle est une trentenaire célibataire (depuis qu'elle est divorcée). Elle est belle, sexy, drôle, émouvante, intelligente... Irrésistible ! Elle est numéro 2 d'un journal qu'elle a créé avec Brice son partenaire et ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: jealousy, mother son relationship, family problems, family, love story, husband wife relationship, love affair, divorced parents, mother and son, relationship problems, family relations, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: soccer, football, sport, generation gap, against the rules, friendship, hinduism, culture clash, coach, tradition, family relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, hamburg germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
 32
Go! Mrs. Go! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: Go Bong-sil is separated from her husband by death and almost comes to bankruptcy when she becomes a writer for the best seller.
Style: disturbing, psychological, humorous, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, changing lives, social problems, lifestyle change, lifestyle, social relations, society, housewife, relationship problems, family problems, female protagonist, sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sexual Wishlist (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A divorcing couple discover a steamy solution to decide how to divide their property in this erotic drama.
Style: erotic, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, erotica, relationships, family problems, eroticism, sexual relations, male female relationship, relationship problems, couples, family relations, erotic fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 109
Apricot Groves (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Armenia, Iran
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aram, the Iranian Armenian youth who has immigrated to the US in childhood returns to Armenia for the first time to propose to an Armenian girlfriend Aram met and lived with in the US. Aram sees many cultural, religious, and national differences on ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: cultural difference, family relations, cross cultural relations, love affair, homecoming, culture shock, family problems, relationship problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, relationships, love interest ...
Place: armenia, yerevan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 235
Blast Beat (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After their family emigrates from Colombia during the summer of ‘99, a metalhead science prodigy and his deviant younger brother do their best to adapt to new lives in America.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: immigrants, family relations, social problems, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, brothers, life is a bitch, family problems, family, husband wife relationship, new life, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%