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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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about couples, family problems, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, crumbling marriage and pregnancy mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Return to Zero: The Grief of Others (2015), Now, Forager (2012), An Open Heart (2012), Automatic (2005), Expecting Amish (2014). 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: emotional, serious, 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, little girl, dog, flashback, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 6.4
 187
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, relationship vs career, cooking and food, in the woods, ambition, restaurant, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, unfulfilled love, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, family life, romantic rivalry, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.4
 555
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: crumbling marriage, couples, supportive spouse, couple relations, doctors and patients, addiction, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, power relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.8
 113
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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: 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 ⇓
57%
 6.8
 409
Pretty Rosebud (2014)
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: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, relationship vs career, unfulfillment, couples, immigrants, unsupportive spouse, rebelliousness, infidelity, culture clash, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 26
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, countryside, unfulfillment, couples, femme fatale, starting over, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.0
 134
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: pregnancy, terminal illness, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, cancer, loss of mother, pregnant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 956
The Event (2003)
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 ...
Plot: investigation, gays and lesbians, human nature, couple relations, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family problems, gender, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: introspection, couple relations, urban, couples, family problems, human nature, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, abuse, love, black
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 466
The Way Home (2010)
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, search, helicopter, missing son, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 431
Second Coming (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married, middle-class London couple are shocked when they seem to have been blessed — or cursed — with an immaculate conception.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, gloomy
Plot: pregnancy, realism, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, miraculous event, life turned upside down, family life, imaginary, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, emotional, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 523
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: hospital, mental institution, dysfunctional family, eating disorder, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, mental illness, family problems, family relations, obsession, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 3K
Sunlight Jr. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quickie-mart employee Melissa and paraplegic Richie are very much in love. Supported only by Melissa’s small hourly wage, they are nevertheless thrilled to learn that Melissa is pregnant. Then their situation deteriorates, and their tenuous ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, down on your luck, working class, life is a bitch, couples, introspection, disability, society, family problems, sex in bed, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sincere, serious, 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 ⇓
45%
 7.0
 44K
Rabbit Hole (2010)
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: loss of child, death in the family, marriage, family problems, crumbling marriage, estrangement, memory, therapy, crying, toy, parking lot, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, sexually transmitted disease, dishonesty, couples, unfulfillment, aspiring writer, quitting a job, illness, reconciliation, affair ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
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: mental illness, pregnancy, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, redemption, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, haunted by the past, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 50s
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 578
All Around Us (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Kanao, a courtroom portrait artist, observes crimes, scandals and the decline of Japanese values without passing judgement. As he and his wife endure the tragedy of their first child’s death, hope slowly unfolds and their love story flickers to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: couple relations, life is a bitch, urban, unfulfillment, couples, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, social decay, dull life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 228
The Weekend (1999)
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: serious, emotional, 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 ⇓
41%
 7.2
 75
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: serious, sexy, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sexual relations, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, yuppie, sexless marriage, extramarital affair, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 82
Heart of Now (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Heart of Now" concerns a young woman with a profound longing for a sense of family. Amber is devastated after her boyfriend abandons her because she's pregnant. She is whisked across a contrast of urban, natural and emotional ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, desert, introspection, hopes, downfall, redemption, looking for love, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, love and romance, unfulfillment, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, uplifting
Plot: drugs/alcohol, aging, parents and children, dysfunctional family, estrangement, righting the wronged, hopes, family problems, family relations, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 1K
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, euthanasia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 677
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: serious, talky, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: estranged father, couple relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, in the woods, estrangement, couples, family relations, introspection, dysfunctional family, hopes, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, sexual, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: sexual abuse, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, obsession, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, infidelity, sex, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: single father, single parent, babies and infants, dealing with death, parent child relationship, parents and children, death in the family, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of their daughter, shuts himself from the outside world and ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, prostitute, single parent, writer's life, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, couple relations, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%