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Return to Zero (2014)
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Return to Zero (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a successful couple, Maggie and Aaron who are preparing for the arrival of their first child.
Style: touching, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, life is a bitch, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, christmas, halloween, sex scene, depression, wine, alcohol, doctor, boat, pregnant woman, infidelity, adultery, passionate kiss, death of child, gift, loss of child, therapist, awkward situation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about couples, unfulfillment, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family relations and infidelity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Return to Zero: The Grief of Others (2015), Now, Forager (2012), An Open Heart (2012), And Then There Was One (1994), Automatic (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Grief of Others (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, ten-year-old Biscuit ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couple relations, dealing with death, life is a bitch, couples, death in the family, family problems, garbage, skipping school, reconciliation, half brother half sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family problems, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, family life, dishonesty, death in the family, unfulfillment, woman, overcoming, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Now, Forager (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucien and Regina are foragers - they gather wild mushrooms and sell them to New York restaurants. They live simply, according to the seasons. When Regina seeks more stability, their marriage is put to a test.
Style: touching, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: love and romance, relationship vs career, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, lifestyle, ambition, restaurant, cooking and food, in the woods, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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An Open Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mila and Javier, both renowned surgeons and both passionate about their work, have been madly in love for the past 10 years. They have always taken great care to preserve their extraordinary love for each other and refuse to succumb to the routine ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: addiction, pregnancy, power relations, alcohol abuse, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, doctors and patients, supportive spouse, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
And Then There Was One (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: And Then There Was One - The tragic and true story of a family dealing with AIDS is re-told in this heart-wrenching drama. Amy Madigan and Dennis Boutsikaris star as Roxy and Vinnie Ventola, a successful television writing couple. After struggling ...
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: unfulfillment, babies and infants, couple relations, child illness, hopes, breakup, coming out, gender, ego clash, terminal illness, pregnancy, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
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Automatic (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, hopes, couples, fall in love, family problems, human nature, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations, siblings relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Turbine (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nick, an adulterous New Yorker, and his wife, Sarah, relocate to the Midwest for a fresh start. Nick soon befriends a wealthy local farmer and discovers a secret he's been keeping is not so easily left behind in this erotic and surreal drama.
Style: serious, tense, gloomy, realistic
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, starting over, femme fatale, countryside, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: terminal illness, pregnancy, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, family problems, couples, vomiting, death of mother, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Plans for Tomorrow (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three stories intertwined which occur in a single day. The day Ines discovers she is pregnant, Antonia decides to abandon her family and Marian realizes she is going to die.
Style: touching, gloomy, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, singleness, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, introspection, friendship, couples, family problems, friends, pregnancy, woman in danger, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Hunger Point (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, psychological, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Expecting Amish (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 18-year-old Hannah Yoder is ready to become an Amish adult - which means baptism into the Church and marriage to her boyfriend, Samuel. However, her friends convince her to visit Hollywood for Rumspringa where she meets Josh and the two hit it off ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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In Our Nature (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A portrait of two couples at a crossroads. What was supposed to be a romantic getaway for two young lovers, turns into an uncomfortable confrontation when the young man's estranged father shows up ... with his own girlfriend. As their ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: estranged father, estrangement, in the woods, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, hopes, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, introspection, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Someone I Touched (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, couples, unfulfillment, sexually transmitted disease, man in swimsuit, looking at self in mirror, unfaithful husband, reconciliation, illness ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Weekend (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Drama - A career woman stuck in an unhappy marriage struggles to find happiness. - Chuti Tiu, Kipp Shiotani, Dana Lee
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.1
 7
Scorn (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Scorn takes a look into the trials and tribulations of a group of people dealing with relationships, love, pain and friendship during the course of one year.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
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Time: 80s
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45%
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The Event (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: investigation, human nature, gender, couples, family problems, gays and lesbians, family relations, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness, gay ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Second Coming (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: gloomy, sincere, emotional, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, touching, gloomy, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: touching, psychological, sincere, depressing, sad ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: uplifting, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, couples, social relations, hopes, couple relations, family relations, family in crisis, helicopter, missing son, boy, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 3K
Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 587
Balancing Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Having cheated on his wife, Giulio, a municipal employee, moves out, but has to find a solution on how to still support his family, and himself.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Story: After obtaining his medical degree from Madras Medical College, Dr. Abraham Verghese decides to re-locate to Johnson City, Tennessee. He eventually gets married to Rajani, who is an accomplished dancer, and has a boy, Steven. Since Abraham ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
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Return (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Back from a tour of duty, Kelli struggles to find her place in her family and the rust-belt town she no longer recognizes.
Style: gloomy, thought provoking, captivating, serious, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Kreutzer Sonata (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A film by Bernard Rose, based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy with music by Ludwig Van Beethoven. Edgar Hudson meets Abby, a concert pianist, at a dinner party. Abby is involved with someone else but that doesn't stop the two from acting upon their ...
Style: erotic, serious, bleak, sexual, rough ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 76
Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: touching, sexy, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
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38%