Movies like Mister Buddwing

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Mister Buddwing (1966)
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Mister Buddwing (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: amnesia, riddles and clues, couple relations, memory loss, life is a bitch, mystery, car chase, danger, couples, chases and races, disorder, mysterious character, uncover truth, pregnancy, suicidal, hotel, mental patient, suicide, quest, hospital, church, composer, taxi, taxi driver, pregnant woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Mister Buddwing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about couples, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, couple relations, family relations, crimes and family problems mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mister Buddwing: Along Came a Spider (1970), A Memory in My Heart (1999), Something Wild (1961), Back Street (1961), The Happy Ending (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.
Style: cynical, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, blind ambition, unfulfillment, crimes, manipulations, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, couple relations, couples, cheating ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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95%
Along Came a Spider (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The widow of a scientist who was murdered by his colleagues goes undercover at the research lab where he worked to expose them.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: scientist, mystery, crimes, disorder, laboratory, uncover truth, experiment gone awry, intrigue, rivalry, deadly, amateur detective, frame up ...
Time: 60s
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74%
A Memory in My Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jane Seymour stars in this made-for-TV drama as Rebecca Blake, a bookstore employee who lives contently in San Pedro, California with her construction-worker husband Joe (A Martinez). A chance meeting with a woman named Lynn Wyman (Cathy Lee ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: memory loss, small town, strong female presence, family relations, haunted by the past, couple relations, uncover truth, parents and children, disorder, life turned upside down, female protagonist, flashback ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Something Wild (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young rape victim tries desperately to pick up the pieces of her life, only to find herself at the mercy of a would-be rescuer.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional
Plot: kidnapping, rape, rape victim, rapist, sexual abuse, woman in danger, confined, danger, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Back Street (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ambitious but thwarted, Rae Smith meets handsome Marine Paul Saxon, (of the Saxon department store chain), as he passes through Lincoln, Nebraska, on his way home from World War II. There's a definite spark between them but circumstances ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, unfulfilled love, tragic love, love affair, couples, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, airport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, france, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Happy Ending (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, impossible love, couple relations, family problems, estrangement, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Rage to Live (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace Caldwell, a young Pennsylvania newspaper heiress living with her widowed mother, has trouble restraining herself when it comes to the amorous attentions of young men. As word starts to spread about her behavior, Grace becomes a major source of ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: singleness, infidelity, looking for sex, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, journalism, love and romance, love, marriage, heiress, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Missing Person (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed dead after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, clever
Plot: missing person, private detective, neo noir, train, fbi agent, riddles and clues, uncover truth, danger, ex cop, post september 11 2001, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family life, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, death in the family, dealing with death, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, woman, couples, overcoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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44%
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Black and Blue (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a woman's husband beats and abuses her, she and her son join the witness protection program and move away secretly.
Style: emotional, psychological, suspenseful, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: family problems, witnessing a crime, domestic disturbance, hopes, danger, life is a bitch, parents and children, woman in danger, starting over, family relations, new identity, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Long Absence (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Long Absence (French: Une aussi longue absence) is a 1961 French film directed by Henri Colpi. It tells the story of Therese (Alida Valli), a café owner mourning the mysterious disappearance of her husband sixteen years earlier. A tramp arrives ...
Style: sincere, emotional, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: cafe, memory loss, couple relations, haunted by the past, human nature, physical appearance, life is a bitch, romance, hopes, couples, following someone, loss of husband ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Desperate Characters (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With wit and real wisdom, Desperate Characters brilliantly examines the life of two disillusioned New Yorkers as they struggle to come to grips with the "normal" life with which they can no longer cope. Featuring powerful performances by ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, emotional, touching ...
Plot: translator, urban, couple relations, city life, human nature, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, family problems, couples, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
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41%
We Were the Mulvaneys (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, family life, family in crisis, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, alcohol abuse, loneliness, brother brother relationship, fear, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: murder, missing person, police officer, crimes, couple relations, murder suspect, deadly, disappearance, husband wife relationship, funeral, couples, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Master Builder (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: introspection, aging, couples, elderly, redemption, apology, architect, society, death, golden years, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Copperhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A family is torn apart during the American Civil War.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: american civil war, anti war, americana, family life, life is a bitch, farm, society, danger, wartime life, family relations
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: forbidden love, danger, self sacrifice, life is a bitch, love affair, disorder, couples, social decay, society, isolation, colony, colonization ...
Place: east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, touching, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, death in the family, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, dealing with death, family crisis, dysfunctional family, stillborn child, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Open Gate (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In East Texas, a rodeo clown and bull fighters happens upon a drug-smuggling operation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, drug dealing, dishonesty, crimes, lifestyle, life is a bitch, small town, drug smuggling, small town life, couples, uncover truth, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Ironweed (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, redemption, couple relations, mental illness, buddies, life is a bitch, best friends, parents and children, human nature, rich and poor, family relations, twists & turns ...
Time: 1900s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, gloomy
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, life turned upside down, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, death of child, infidelity, adultery, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
All the Way Home (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, small town, death of husband, family problems, life turned upside down, denial, bittersweet, human nature, death in the family, family in crisis, dealing with death, hopes ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, riddles and clues, mystery, serial killer, crimes, danger, law enforcement, deadly, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Pawnbroker (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, survival, haunted by the past, human nature, self discovery, life is a bitch, against humanity, nazi, holocaust survivor, loan shark ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Stolen Child (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amanda and Jason are happy marriage now, after years of frustration have finally managed to take a beautiful girl from a country in Eastern Europe through an international adoption agency. But when the doctor will perform a DNA test to small, finds ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: adoption, kidnapping, investigation, uncover truth, family problems, couples, parents and children, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, danger, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unemployed ex-office worker (Anna Thomson) searching for work floats a fragile line of sanity as she struggles to find friendship and companionship. Her tenuous grasp on reality further fluctuates when a man (Matthew Powers) whom she met in a ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: unemployment, lifestyle, city life, sexual relations, human nature, urban, couples, life is a bitch, downfall, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, losing-it hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disaster movie opening with an enormous multi-vehicle crash on a Californian highway. After the opening stunt-filled action, a flashback of the crash victims' lives prior to and leading up to the accident. The closing replays the entire ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: catastrophe, car accident, intercourse, escapades, chases and races, danger, collision, chaos and mayhem, survival, highway, police officer, nurse ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him that he is not really happy. Gabriel decides that he wants to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family life, self discovery, family relations, writer's life, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, artists and showbiz, playwright, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The World Made Straight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, a rebellious young man struggles to escape the violence that would bind him to the past.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, social relations, crimes, life is a bitch, civil war, friendship, family relations, danger, hopes, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Decoration Day (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a black tenant farmer, refuses to belatedly accept a ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, friendship, human nature, introspection, interracial relations, society, golden years, opposites attract, hopes, couples, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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