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Return to Zero
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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, pregnancy, life turned upside down, couples, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, surgical gown, latex gloves, surgeon, newborn, baby shower, stillbirth, cocktail, sadness, cynicism, having sex with skirt hiked up, confrontation, awkward situation, thanksgiving dinner, woman crying, therapist, wine drinking, pregnant woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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239 min.
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Scorn
Drama
USA
88 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family problems, couples, couple relations, family relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage and life is a bitch mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Return to Zero: Now, Forager (2012), The Grief of Others (2015), Automatic (2005), The Event (2003), Hunger Point (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Now, Forager
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, relationship vs career, in the woods, cooking and food, ambition, restaurant, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, unfulfilled love, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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    User:   93%
 
The Grief of Others
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, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, family relations, drunkenness, flashback, dog, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits
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, realistic, touching, gloomy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   87%
 
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Automatic
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: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, urban, womanizer, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, sexual relations, siblings relations, destiny, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   53%
 
 6.3
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The Event
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.7
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Hunger Point
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, psychological
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Rabbit Hole
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: marriage, memory, redemption, tragedy, death, parallel universe, dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, relationships, depression, life & death, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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    User:   48%
 
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 5.3
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Steam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, talky ...
Plot: singleness, hopes, family relations, golden years, single parent, human spirit, catholic, widow, sauna, lesbian, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
And Then There Was One
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, human spirit, child illness, coming out, family in crisis, pregnancy, terminal illness, breakup, gender, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
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System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
Plans for Tomorrow
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: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, friendship, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, singleness, midlife crisis, pregnancy, woman in danger, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
 6.3
 228
The Weekend
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marian and John Kerr are expecting an old friend, Lyle for a weekend visit to their beautiful upstate New York home. Emotions run high since it is the one-year anniversary of the death of John's brother, the handsome and charismatic Tony, who ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, love affair, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, pregnancy, terminal illness, breakup, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
Declaration of War
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roméo and Juliette are two young actors. They fall in love at first sight, move in together and make a baby. A love story and the founding of a home like millions of others. Except that their little boy, Adam, behaves abnormally. The young parents ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hospital, parents and children, child illness, terminal illness, hopes, couples, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, babies and infants, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
 7.3
 4K
Satisfaction
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, under the surface, unfulfillment, infidelity, couples, marriage, dishonesty, family problems, dysfunctional marriage, casual sex, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   39%
 
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Style: serious, talky, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, estate, dysfunctional family, parents and children, estrangement, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, couples, terminal illness, family relations ...
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa
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    User:   48%
 
Days and Clouds
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in Genoa, the film concerns the financial struggles and emotional strain that occur after Michele loses his job. He and his wife Elsa are forced to give up their affluent lifestyle and cope with the tensions of moving into a smaller home, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: unemployment, elderly lovers, unsupportive spouse, school, romance, crumbling marriage, self discovery, couple relations, impossible love, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
 5.0
 134
Bad Girl
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: parents and children, pregnancy, terminal illness, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, boat, death of mother, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
 5.7
 677
In Our Nature
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: serious, talky, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, estrangement, in the woods, couples, family relations, introspection, estranged father, dysfunctional family, hopes, family problems, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
A Long Way Home
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere, touching ...
Plot: redemption, suburbs, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, suburban life, hopes, psychiatrist, teenager, family problems, family relations, domestic disturbance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
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Beautiful Boy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married couple on the verge of separation are leveled by the news their 18-year-old son committed a mass shooting at his college, then took his own life.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: dealing with death, couple relations, death in the family, couples, murder, family problems, forgiveness, parenting, neighbor, victim, grief, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
For Colored Girls
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: feminism, domestic violence, urban, down on your luck, gender, unfulfillment, family problems, rape, love, poem, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
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Lap Dance
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring actress makes a pact with her fiancé to take a job as an exotic dancer to care for her cancer stricken father. Once the pact the couple made is broken, their lives are changed forever.
Style: sexy, serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, stripper, couples, nightclub, lap dance, dancer's life, moral dilemma, down on your luck, cancer, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
 5.9
 466
The Way Home
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: missing child, couple relations, family in crisis, hopes, couples, family problems, family relations, social relations, helicopter, missing son, search, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
A Map of the World
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: parents and children, dishonesty, small town, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, friendship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin, minnesota, milwaukee wisconsin
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
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Smashed
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, serious, sincere, melancholic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: addiction, drinking, teacher, rehabilitation, support group, drugs/alcohol, school, relationships, depression, wine, character study, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
Expecting Amish
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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: love affair, pregnancy, teenage life, love and romance, society, youth, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, culture clash, religions or cults, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
A Streetcar Named Desire
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, redemption, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, haunted by the past, love and romance, mental illness, couples, pregnancy, family problems ...
Time: 50s
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
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Webdultery
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: serious, sexy, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, prostitute, black dress, female nudity, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
The Kreutzer Sonata
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: sexual, serious, erotic, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, sexual abuse, couples, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, infidelity, female nudity, lust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   42%
 

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Blind
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home—a place where she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. After a while, Ingrid starts to feel the presence of her husband in the flat when he is ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, blind woman, life turned upside down, loneliness, blindness, pregnancy test, voyeur, unfulfillment, apartment, couples, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2011
Place: norway, oslo norway, europe
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System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Fathers and Sons
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: suburbs, single parent, unsupportive spouse, parents and children, dysfunctional family, death in the family, pregnancy, family in crisis, midlife crisis, terminal illness, estrangement, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california
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System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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