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Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
 7.7
 12K
Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
Original name: چهارشنبه سوری
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the day before their holiday trip to Dubai, a wife who believes her husband is unfaithful enlists the help of Roohi, a young woman sent by an agency to clean the house. She asks Roohi to make an appointment and gather information at the salon of the woman she suspects. Roohi is betrothed, innocent of marital discord. Over the course of the day, she, the couple, their small son, the wife's sister and husband, and the beautician engage in a series of exchanges, confrontations, and prevarications. Are the wife's suspicions unwarranted; is her behavior imperiling her marriage? Acts of kindness may go awry. And the trip to Dubai?
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, clever, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, marital problem, maid, social differences, couples, society, family problems, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, housewife, wedding preparations and rituals, husband wife relationship, other woman, marital infidelity, new year, holiday, family relations, unfulfillment, school, mistress, vacation, taxi, kindness, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, dubai

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Most similar movies to Fireworks Wednesday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about couples, couple relations, family problems, husband wife relationship, infidelity, family relations and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Fireworks Wednesday: A Separation (2011), About Elly (2009), The Good Sister (2014), Alexander the Last (2009), Cafe Setareh (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 241K
A Separation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France, Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Style: heartbreaking, emotional, tense, realistic, talky ...
Plot: poverty, maid, divorce, alzheimer's disease, marriage, family problems, marital separation, muslim, parenthood, society, court, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tehran
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 53K
About Elly (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, family relations, friendship, matchmaking, journey, guilt, parents and children, vacation, friends, mystery, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Good Sister (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Struggling with marital problems, a man begins a passionate affair with his wife's long-lost, twin sister.
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: twins, family relations, love affair, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couple relations, couples, intrigue, dangerous attraction, male female relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, human nature, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, actor's life, lifestyle, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.7
 844
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, hopes, unfulfilled love, society, human nature, family problems, life is a bitch, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 12K
The Other Man (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, family problems, obsession, human nature, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, betrayal, love triangle, secret lover, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: milan italy, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Supper (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mrs. Mashreghi, who is a prominent university professor, is divorced from her husband. She leads a happy life for a while until one her students who is almost the same age of her daughter falls in love with her; a love which is completely rejected ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, sexy ...
Plot: starting over, love triangle, family relations, couples, family problems, youth, crumbling marriage, love and romance, teachers and students, couple relations, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 1K
Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: realistic, touching, bleak, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, vengeance, couples, family relations, dishonesty, introspection, parents and children, love affair, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Keep Your Distance (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the perfectly normal town of Louisville, KY, there is a perfectly normal man living the perfect life. David Dailey is a man who has it all: A great career, a community that adores him, and an enduring marriage. But beneath the surface, ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, friendship, couple relations, couples, family problems, mentally unstable, dishonesty, betrayal, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Borrowed Moments (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Melissa and Ben Brenner have been simply going through the motions as a married couple, until the day Ben's world is turned upside down when he serendipitously meets the woman of his dreams, and they both are forced to face their future.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, family problems, destructive relationship, estrangement, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, intrigue, love at first sight, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Tuesday, After Christmas (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Paul Hanganu loves two women. Adriana his wife and the mother of their daughter, the woman with whom he's shared the thrills of the past ten years, and Raluca the woman who has made him redefine himself. He has to leave one of them before ...
Style: serious, sincere, talky, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: dentist, breakup, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, family problems, crumbling relationship, dishonesty, parents and children, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A marriage counselor's personal and professional life becomes complicated after she enters into a relationship with one of her clients.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, extramarital affair, adultery, dysfunctional family, couple relations, moral dilemma, life turned upside down, family problems, couples, love affair, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 447
20 Fingers (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A film in several episodes with Bijan Daneshmand and Mania Akbari, exposing some of the issues of men and women within the confines of tradition and family life in Iran. Each episode displays a different form of male/female interaction. The placing ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, feminist film, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, human nature, unwanted pregnancy, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, husband wife relationship, marital abuse, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, iran, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 3K
Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: cheating on husband, sexually dissatisfied wife, extramarital affair, sex, sex scene, infidelity, forbidden love, adultery, couples, love affair, family problems, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 17K
360 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Austria, France, Canada, Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's classic La Ronde, screenwriter Peter Morgan and director Fernando Meirelles' 360 combines a modern and dynamic roundelay of stories into one, linking characters from different cities and countries in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, temptation, love and romance, couple relations, society, jealousy, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), dentist, pimp, sex maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia, rio de janeiro, paris france, vienna, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: opposites attract, self discovery, culture clash, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, society, lifestyle, infidelity, social differences, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, true love, love affair, couple relations, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, parents separation, couples, family problems, human nature, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.7
 280
Other Voices (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Phil and Anna are a young, married couple, who begin to suspect one other of an affair. When a shady private investigator gets involved in their relationship, things begin to spin out of control, in this turn-of-the-millennium thriller.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: infidelity, private detective, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crimes, stalking, city life, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 350
Mourning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A violent quarrel breaks out between a couple at midnight. Being at a relative's house in the north of Iran, they depart for Tehran in the middle of the night, but they do not bring along their son. Something terrible happens on their way...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: couples, family relations, misfit, mute or deaf, on the road, death in the family, couple relations, family problems, protecting from truth, grief, nephew, deaf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, tehran
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
No Date, No Signature (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kaveh Nariman is a Doctor in the medical examiner's office. One day at his work he meets a corpse which is very familiar to him.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, crime investigation, road accident, introspection, husband wife conflict, father son relationship, remorse, death of son, death, manslaughter, mother son relationship ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 11K
Addicted (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A gallerist risks her family and flourishing career when she enters into an affair with a talented painter and slowly loses control of her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, lust, temptation, attraction, fatal attraction, obsession, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, lie, deception, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 13K
Climates (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: family relations, family problems, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, snow, vacation, rape, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, romance, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 429
Three Sisters (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Laurence Olivier's film of Chekhov's play.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, sincere ...
Plot: family problems, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, family life, unfulfillment, small town, infidelity, human nature, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, death of father ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Answers to Nothing (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, disturbing
Plot: missing child, single parent, redemption, police detective, introspection, family problems, family relations, couple relations, couples, kidnapping, infidelity, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, career change, couples, husband wife relationship, breakup, unfulfillment, disintegration, grieving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Heart of Me (2002)
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, betrayal, pregnancy, fall in love, love affair, parents and children, haunted by the past, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
White Knuckles (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sweet housewife has been married to the same crotchety man for 40 years and she just can't bear another day. She starts to poison his food just to see if he might change. When he falls ill, both are awakened to the raw reality of life and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspense, mumblecore
Plot: couples, couple relations, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, family relations, family in crisis, thirtysomething life, housewife, cooking and food, forest, improv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Best Intentions (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, talky ...
Plot: clergy, wedding, infidelity, dysfunctional family, self discovery, love and romance, social differences, love affair, romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%