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
Six Feet Under
Comedy, Drama
USA
55 min.
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and sincere films with plots about family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, couples and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like After the Deluge: Four Sheets to the Wind (2007), The River (2001), Rachel Getting Married (2008), My Life Without Me (2003), Finding Home (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: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, 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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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
Plot: factory, crumbling marriage, hospital, dealing with death, small town, human nature, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland
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    User:   98%
 
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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
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System:   85%
    User:   69%
 
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:   84%
    User:   83%
 
 5.8
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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: serious, gloomy, 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
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System:   80%
    User:   82%
 
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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: serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic
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
Place: austria, europe, brazil, africa
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    User:   85%
 
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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: serious, gloomy, tense, realistic, reflective ...
Plot: divorce, marriage, infidelity, romance, wedding, french, adultery, hotel, betrayal, relationships, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, sicily, italy, paris france
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System:   75%
    User:   61%
 
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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, sentimental, realistic, 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, maine, mexico, florida
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System:   74%
    User:   87%
 
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, sincere, serious, 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:   73%
    User:   83%
 
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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System:   66%
    User:   58%
 
 7.5
 77K
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:   66%
    User:   67%
 
 6.8
 7K
Somersault
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, friendship, teenager, adolescence, runaway, drinking, mother daughter relationship, australian, loneliness, resort, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
 7.4
 162K
Blue Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, romance, dysfunctional family, love, depression, parenthood, divorce, male nudity, death, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, florida
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    User:   57%
 
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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, social services, autism, hospital bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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    User:   59%
 
The Last Days of Chez Nous
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: semi serious, touching, clever, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, suburbs, starting over, human nature, self discovery, introspection, friendship, infidelity, couple relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
 7.5
 6K
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, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: crumbling marriage, suburbs, domestic violence, museum, starting over, human nature, introspection, redemption, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
 6.7
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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, sincere, realistic, 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, estranged family member ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
 6.4
 948
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: serious, touching, sincere, realistic
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
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System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
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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: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, 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
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System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
Marion Bridge
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters reunite to care for their dying mother and old conflicts and secrets return to the surface.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rehabilitation, human nature, small town, parents and children, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, death in the family, alcoholic, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, canada, nova scotia
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System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
 6.6
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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, touching, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: small town, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems, tree, children, storm, grief, beach, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
 6.4
 487
Steel City
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a tragic accident caused by the truck of the middle-aged Carl Lee where a woman dies with a crushed stern, he is arrested and sent to the county jail. His son PJ, who works washing dishes and cleaning tables in a restaurant, feels lost, ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, introspection, redemption, couple relations, parents and children, busboy, blue collar, tattoo, police, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: midwest
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System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
 6.7
 8K
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: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, 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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System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
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An Unfinished Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stoic and heartbroken, Einar Gilkyson quietly lives in the rugged Wyoming ranchlands alongside his only trusted friend, Mitch Bradley. Then, suddenly, the woman he blames for the death of his only son arrives at his door broke, desperate, and with a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, countryside, love, single parent, runaway, sheriff, farm, starting over, destiny, mentor, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, iowa
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
 6.4
 672
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, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: golden years, dealing with death, human nature, introspection, university, redemption, college, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, england, europe, british columbia
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System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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Normal
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A deadly car accident brings together a group of previously unrelated people, each of whom is forced to deal with the emotional fallout.
Style: serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, dealing with death, suburbs, rehabilitation, adultery, obsession, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 5.6
 677
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
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System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 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: serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic, 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:   41%
    User:   38%
 

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The Skeleton Twins
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, dramatic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, estrangement, drugs/alcohol, twins, relationships, depression, suicide, introspection, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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The Intruder
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Louis Trebor, a man nearing 70, lives alone with dogs in the forest near the French-Swiss border. He has heart problems, seeks a transplant, and then goes in search of a son sired years before in Tahiti. Told elliptically, with few words, we see ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: going straight, redemption, parents and children, family in crisis, estrangement, hopes, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, tahiti, geneva switzerland
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
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