Movies like After the Deluge

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After the Deluge
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as well as find a meaningful relationship with someone his own age, all three must come to terms with their father's mental state. Cliff, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, is reliving his disturbing memories of the war and his first love, as a part of his experiences of the present . Through all four stories, we uncover a families troubled past, and their struggle towards a reconciled future.
Style: gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: dealing with death, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, haunted by the past, mental illness, family life, hopes, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, golden years, memory loss, estrangement, elderly, music competition, pirate costume, staircase, fertility, scrapbook, alternate reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
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My Life Without Me
Drama, Romance
Spain, Canada
106 min.
 7.6
Take My Eyes
Drama, Romance
Spain
109 min.
 7.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, couples, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like After the Deluge: Four Sheets to the Wind (2007), Finding Home (2003), My Life Without Me (2003), The River (2001), Free Radicals (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Four Sheets to the Wind
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family, coming of age, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, family relations, starting over, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, last wish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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Finding Home
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inheriting her grandmother's remote island Inn causes Amanda to re-evaluate her life and decisions.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: crumbling marriage, uncover truth, island, introspection, self discovery, parents and children, death in the family, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family life, childhood home ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
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My Life Without Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, death, hospital, drinking, love, existentialism, storytelling, introspection, adultery, life & death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   81%
 
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 6.9
 782
The River
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Episodic study of feelings where six stories intertwine over one Saturday in a small town. Two boys save a young woman, Anni, and her baby from suicide by drowning. Esa, a down-on-his-luck musician in need of a loan, arrives to his father's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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    User:   87%
 
 6.3
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Free Radicals
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the death of Manu (Resetarits) in a car accident, the film relates the interwoven stories of several people who become indirectly connected by the events and aftermath of the crash.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: dealing with death, love affair, shopping mall, parents and children, small town, death in the family, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, introspection, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   62%
 
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Take My Eyes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
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The Greatest
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, moral dilemma, death in the family, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, family in crisis, unfulfillment, youth, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   64%
 
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Rachel Getting Married
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, addiction, wedding, guilt, psychology, divorce, marriage, storytelling, siblings relations, death, drug addiction, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   66%
 
 7.4
 5K
Empire Falls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, lead by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human nature, couple relations, small town, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, small town life, working class, family life, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, florida, maine, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
The Black Balloon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: human nature, birthday, first love, siblings relations, teenage love, mental illness, eccentric family, coming of age, teenage life, hospital bed, autism, family dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
 6.7
 8K
5x2
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, reflective ...
Plot: divorce, marriage, infidelity, romance, wedding, sex, rape, adultery, french, hotel, betrayal, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, sicily, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
 5.6
 680
Woman Wanted
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, parents and children, singleness, dysfunctional family, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
 6.7
 2K
His Brother
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, human nature, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, couples, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, couple relations, thirtysomething life, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
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For 80 Days
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Where is the thin line that separates friendship from desire? After more than 50 years without seeing each other, two 70 years old women dare crossing the line
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, hospital, golden years, farm, haunted by the past, reunion, high school, road not taken, elderly, unfulfillment, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, spain
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    User:   49%
 
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, gloomy, art house, melancholic, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, marriage, suicide attempt, memory, infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, philosophy, relationships, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   59%
 
The Myth of Fingerprints
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a New England dysfunctional family gathers for Thanksgiving, past demons reveal themselves as one son returns for the first time in three years.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sincere, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, death, crumbling marriage, family drama, relationships, family, dealing with death, holiday, human nature, nudity (topless - notable), storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, maine, massachusetts
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System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
 6.4
 955
Close to Leo
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: family life, gays and lesbians, transsexual, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, coming out, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
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Cherry Blossoms
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband, Rudi, has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children. Of course, the kids don't know the real reason they're visiting -- and the catch is, neither does ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: dealing with death, terminal illness, self discovery, romance, elderly, unfulfillment, couples, dancer's life, golden years, estrangement, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, europe, germany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 6.6
 4K
The Tree
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, Germany, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: small town, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems, beach, single mother, tree, children, grief, storm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
Changing Times
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: twins, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, love affair, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, marriage, first love, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, europe, france, mcdonald's restaurant
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 6.7
 172
Family Tree
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, golden years, dealing with death, coming out, introspection, death in the family, family in crisis, haunted by the past, gender, family problems, family relations, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Bridge to Silence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: mute or deaf, single parent, romance, opposites attract, introspection, parents and children, sexual abuse, custody, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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 6.3
 2K
Antares
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: disco, hospital, elderly lovers, crumbling marriage, sex, introspection, infidelity, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
Aurora Borealis
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man struggles to correct his life after the death of his father.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: golden years, romance, dealing with death, aging, starting over, introspection, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, family in crisis, haunted by the past, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, san diego california
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
The Middle of the World
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Romão, illiterate and unemployed, feels destiny drawing him on an odyssey to Rio de Janeiro in pursuit of a job and a decent life. A family of seven journeys 2,000 miles across the hinterlands of Brazil on bicycles. Along the way, the story ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, coming of age, parents and children, urban ghetto, down on your luck, family in crisis, unemployment, family life, urban ghetto life, working class, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
 6.4
 674
Emile
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a story weaving the past and present together, Emile seeks redemption from the family he abandoned.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: golden years, dealing with death, human nature, university, introspection, redemption, college, countryside, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, england, europe, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 7.5
 78K
Biutiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 148 min.
Story: This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, single father, redemption, death, parenthood, cancer, afterlife, guilt, hospital, drugs, drugs/alcohol, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain, mexico
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 

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The Heart of Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, romance, love triangle, parents and children, haunted by the past, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 5.8
 37
Vernie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, store, terminal illness, cafe, life is a bitch, romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, friends, friendship, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
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