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Time Indefinite (1993)
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Time Indefinite (1993)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After documentarian Ross McElwee gets married, a series of misfortunes follow: his grandmother dies, his wife miscarries, and then his father dies less than a week later. Shaken by the sudden string of deaths, McElwee becomes depressed. After spending time with his friend and former high school poetry teacher, Charlene, he goes to meet his brother, a doctor. In a series of interviews, McElwee contemplates his morbid preoccupation with death and tries to figure out how to shake it off.
Style: touching, offbeat, serious, realistic
Plot: marriage, obsession, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, family life, family problems, society, human nature, couples, filmmaking, family in crisis, film within a film, bittersweet, filmmaker, life, wedding, death, miscarriage, autobiography, introspection, engagement, husband wife relationship, egocentrism
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston, south carolina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about couples, family relations, society, couple relations, love and romance, family problems and unfulfillment mostly in Biography, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Time Indefinite: A Home of Our Own (1993), Infinity (1996), Shadowlands (1986), Grey Gardens (2009), Sunshine (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, melancholic
Plot: couple relations, family problems, obsession, college graduate, love and romance, couples, fall in love, college, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, hopes, custody ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, future
Place: europe, vermont
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A Home of Our Own (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is located in Los Angeles in the sixties. An energetic widow, Frances Lacey, with her six children try to make a dream of theirs come true: to have a home of their own. Therefore they leave Los Angeles and head for the countryside, while ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, american dream, small town, child abuse, widow, family problems, bittersweet, hopes, dealing with death, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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84%
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Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: world war two, terminal illness, couples, romance, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, introspection, young lovers, tuberculosis ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, new orleans, albuquerque new mexico
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79%
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Shadowlands (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, talky, emotional ...
Plot: faith, marriage, death, cancer, christianity, disability, love affair, fall in love, family in crisis, death in the family, social differences, family relations ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Grey Gardens (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: eccentric family, money problems, family life, family relations, eviction, elderly, oldtimer, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, filmmaking, cat, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, usa, california
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73%
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Sunshine (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, tv series pilot
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, family relations, in the woods, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, family in crisis, introspection, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
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72%
Porto of My Childhood (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Manoel de Oliveira's autobiographical documentary about returning to his hometown.
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, semi documentary, contemplative ...
Plot: lifestyle, city life, introspection, filmmaking, social relations, society, first love, memoir, artists and showbiz, bittersweet, archive footage, urban ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, contemporary, 30s, 21st century ...
Place: portugal, europe
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70%
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
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65%
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Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, family relations, injustice, crimes, society, danger, life is a bitch, parents and children, obsession, family problems, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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62%
Romulus, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, family relations, isolation, impossible love, hopes, family problems, rivalry, couples, teenage life, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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62%
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Whitney (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, rising to stardom, musician's life, celebrity culture, fall in love, ambition, desire for fame, showbiz, addiction, couple relations, price of fame, pop star ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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60%
Unconditional (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samantha Crawford is living a storybook life: she’s happily married, she lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she’s told and illustrated since childhood have become published books. When her husband Billy is killed ...
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, serious
Plot: love affair, hopes, love and romance, couples, uncover truth, friend, tragic event, grief, murder of husband, troubled youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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59%
Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (2014)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of Tommy Cooper
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, couple relations, infidelity, workplace romance, love triangle, alcohol abuse
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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59%
Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. Jackie, Ethel and Joan had little choice. They were Kennedy ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, talky, contemplative
Plot: kennedy family, politics, rise to the top, introspection, relationship vs career, americana, family life, family tradition, ambition, crumbling marriage, head of state, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, texas
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57%
Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, human nature, family relations, psychopath, deadly, haunted by the past, parents and children, crimes, family problems, father son relationship, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: usa
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56%
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Last Call (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald is living the last months of his life with his youthful secretary, confidant, and protégé who later wrote a memoir of their time together.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: prodigy, love and romance, ambition, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, terminal illness, life is a bitch, couples, showbiz, split personality, family problems, mental illness ...
Place: california
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My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: ambition, prodigy, couples, couple relations, family life, tragic love, celebrity culture, society, lifestyle, love and romance, isolation, art ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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55%
Burton and Taylor (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: TV drama based on Richard Burton's diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they star in a stage revival on Broadway of Noel Coward's ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: artists and showbiz, couple relations, celebrity culture, couples, actor's life, hollywood, love, lifestyle, love and romance, showbiz, love affair, party ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bertie and Elizabeth (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his Scottish wife Elisabeth Bowes-Lyon and their daughters, in the shadow ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: royal family, world war two, love and romance, rivalry, head of state, society, intrigue, dishonesty, social differences, couple relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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51%
The Long Day Closes (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in Kensington, a working-class district of Liverpool, England in mid-1950s, this is the story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local 'picture-house'. All the while, ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, school, movie theatre, society, youth, artists and showbiz, family life, self discovery, against the odds, solace, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: europe, england, liverpool
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51%
If Someone Had Known (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young wife and mother is abused by her husband and keeps the secret from her friends and family.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, woman in danger, couple relations, courtroom drama, pregnancy, spouse killer, couples, family problems, deadly, legal, domestic disturbance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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50%
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Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: writer's life, rabbit, family relations, first love, snobbism, lifestyle, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, success, unsupportive parent, society ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
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50%
The Autumn Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their long lost brother, who was taken away by their father (Jack ...
Style: touching, sincere, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, family in crisis, unfulfillment, rise to the top, hopes, society, dysfunctional family, family life, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, europe, england, harvard university
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49%
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Baadasssss! (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of ...
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Plot: racism, filmmaking, interracial relations, fighting the system, showbiz, hollywood, rejection, family relations, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), underdog, watching a movie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Guru (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Gurukant Desai hails from Idhar, a small village in Gujarat, but dreams of setting up his own business in Mumbai. After he returns from Turkey, he marries Sujatha for getting the dowry and arrives in Mumbai to start his business. This film ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: mogul, ambition, society, couple relations, couples, research, family relations, rise to power, idealism, industrialist, newspaper, visionary ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: asia, india, istanbul turkey, turkey, mumbai india
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49%
Finding Graceland (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric drifter claiming to be Elvis Presley hitches a ride with a young man and they find themselves on an adventurous road trip to Memphis.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Plot: hitchhiker, friendship, love and romance, odd couple, dishonesty, hidden identity, partners, friends, couples, delusion, couple relations, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, memphis, new mexico
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46%
For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early 1970s, Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (Andy Garcia) is torn between his own musical dreams and the dreams of his wife, Marianela (Mía Maestro), a fervent supporter of the ideals of the Castro revolution. Also starring Charles S. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: jazz, political unrest, relationship vs career, musician's life, showbiz, politics, human spirit, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, state affairs, hopes ...
Place: usa, cuba, latin america
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45%
Bill: On His Own (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bill Sackter struggles to cope after his best friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife Beverly move away. Bill moves into a group home run by Mae Driscoll who teaches him how to read. Bill soon discovers his religious heritage, overcoming the ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic
Plot: human spirit, mental illness, society, life is a bitch, hopes, misfit, mentally challenged, custody, family problems, family relations, disability, rabbi ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa
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44%
Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, life is a bitch, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, hopes, social misfits, society, isolation, mental illness, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 1970
Place: los angeles, usa
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44%
F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of how writer F. Scott Fitzgerald met his wife while he was in the army and stationed in Alabama in 1919.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, small town, human nature, couples, unfulfillment, romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, u.s. army, speakeasy ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%