Movies like Fireworks Wednesday

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Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
 7.7
 10K
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: marital problem, maid, social differences, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, society, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, housewife, wedding preparations and rituals, marital infidelity, husband wife relationship, other woman, new year, holiday, denial, unfaithful husband, family relations, unfulfillment, profanity, school, mistress, telephone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, dubai, tehran iran

Most similar movies to Fireworks Wednesday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and sincere films with plots about couples, couple relations, family problems, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Fireworks Wednesday: A Separation (2011), About Elly (2009), Borrowed Moments (2014), Alexander the Last (2009), Cafe Setareh (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 214K
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: emotional, tense, realistic, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: divorce, maid, poverty, alzheimer's disease, marriage, family problems, marital separation, muslim, iranian, parenthood, arrest, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 44K
About Elly (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing person, friendship, family relations, matchmaking, journey, guilt, parents and children, friends, mystery, couple relations, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: psychological, sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, family problems, estrangement, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, intrigue, love at first sight, lost love, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.8
 783
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: psychological, sentimental, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, romance, unfulfilled love, hopes, society, family problems, love and romance, couples, human nature, life is a bitch, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 2K
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: extramarital affair, infidelity, forbidden love, adultery, love affair, couples, sex scene, family problems, dull life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, starting over, family relations, couples, family problems, teachers and students, couple relations, false accusation, love and romance, youth, crumbling marriage, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 11K
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: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: family problems, love affair, infidelity, human nature, obsession, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, betrayal, love triangle, adultery, secret lover, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, milan italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, family relations, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, extramarital affair, parents and children, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: sincere, serious, realistic, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: dentist, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, breakup, couples, family relations, dishonesty, crumbling relationship, family problems, parents and children, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, betrayal, couples, family problems, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 1K
Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 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: touching, psychological, bleak, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crumbling marriage, family problems, dishonesty, parents and children, family relations, couples, couple relations, love affair, introspection, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 414
20 Fingers (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 74 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: psychological, serious, realistic, feminist film, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, dishonesty, human nature, unwanted pregnancy, society, husband wife relationship, muslim, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: love affair, twins, reunion, dishonesty, couples, dangerous attraction, intrigue, danger, mystery, lovers reunited, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, family life, human nature, parents separation, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: opposites attract, culture clash, self discovery, family problems, couples, social differences, infidelity, society, love and romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, israel, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 11K
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, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: family relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family problems, couples, sexual relations, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, snow, vacation, rape, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 256
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, private detective, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, crimes, love and romance, stalking, couple relations, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: village life, romance, infidelity, adultery, family life, family relations, society, family problems, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ 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, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, career change, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, husband wife relationship, break up, breakup, urban, disintegration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 44K
The Past (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Iran
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After four years apart, Ahmad returns to his wife Marie in Paris in order to progress their divorce. During his brief stay, he cannot help noticing the strained relationship between Marie and her daughter Lucie. As he attempts to improve matters ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: depression, divorce, coma, dysfunctional family, suicide, secret, infidelity, parenthood, haunted by the past, reunion, love and romance, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: paris france, france, europe, iran
⇓ 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, sincere, touching, disturbing
Plot: missing child, single parent, redemption, police detective, introspection, family problems, family relations, couples, couple relations, kidnapping, self loathing, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, emotional, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, haunted by the past, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 4K
3 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Ram and Janani are high school sweethearts who eventually get married. However, Janani is mystified when Ram commits suicide all of a sudden and she tries to find out the truth behind his death.
Style: emotional, tense, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: tragic love, romance, true love, social differences, couples, society, friendship, mental illness, mystery, misfit, friends, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 2K
Unrelated (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman in an unhappy relationship takes refuge with a friend's family on holiday in Tuscany.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, marriage, married couple, midlife crisis, family problems, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, youth, love and romance, social differences, society, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: serious, talky, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: clergy, unfulfillment, infidelity, romance, self discovery, family problems, dysfunctional family, fall in love, couples, parents and children, crumbling marriage, wedding ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Music Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ali is son of a well-off family who plays the santoor (an Iranian instrument) and has earned some reputation through his concerts and teaching music but is rejected by his family because of this profession, which they despise. He falls for one of ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, couple relations, addiction, rise and fall, rehabilitation, drug abuse, unfulfillment, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, society, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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: realistic, tense, serious, psychological, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, moral dilemma, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, life turned upside down, disorder, unfulfillment, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 189
Cages (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eve is an emergency medical technician who falls in love with Damien (Sagamore Stévenin), a handsome and caring man who runs a neighborhood bar in the Belgian countryside. When Damien and Eve become a couple, she joins him in looking after the bar ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: couple relations, life turned upside down, couples, family problems, hopes, love and romance, dishonesty, misfit, infidelity, bar, husband wife relationship, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%