Movies like In Memory of Me

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In Memory of Me (2007)
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In Memory of Me (2007)
Original name: In memoria di me
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Investigates the life a young man who has decided to enter a Jesuit monastery in Venice, but is then overcome by agonizing doubts before his ordination.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: monastery, lifestyle, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, clergy, religions or cults, starting over, hopes, society, christianity, obedience, self doubt, misfit, power relations, religion, monk, catholic church, newcomer, catholicism, novice
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, europe

Most similar movies to In Memory of Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and contemplative films with plots about society, hopes, introspection, religions or cults, clergy, self discovery and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like In Memory of Me: Sworn Virgin (2015), The Errand of Angels (2008), Do You Believe? (2015), The Citizen (2012), Live Fast, Die Young (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sworn Virgin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.
Style: atmospheric, touching, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, introspection, disorder, hopes, gender, sexuality, mountain, strong female presence, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, albania, europe
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The Errand of Angels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sister Rachel Taylor of Boise, Idaho is an eager young missionary of the LDS Church who has been sent on an 18-month long mission to Austria. Rachel finds herself having a hard time adjusting to her new cultural surroundings in the foreign country. ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, society, clergy, religions or cults, church, hopes, missionary, love, friendship, siblings relations, miraculous event, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, usa, europe
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Do You Believe? (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
Style: emotional, thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: christian, clergy, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, introspection, religions or cults, society, hopes, human spirit, doctors and patients, faith, prayer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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74%
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The Citizen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S. Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. Ibrahim lands in New York City the day before 9/11…and the events of the September ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, uplifting
Plot: starting over, american dream, immigrants, society, lottery, 9/11, hopes, rivalry, urban, city
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Live Fast, Die Young (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a famous star is found dead at an exclusive Christmas Eve party filled with A-list Hollywood types, the police must hold for questioning a group of powerful entertainment industry players who are eager to leave the scene. As they reflect upon ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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What Would Jesus Do? (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The citizens of a small town lose their faith day by day. Poverty and hardships have been hard on them... when all of a sudden something changes. Their faith is reborn. And a question rises inside them: "What would Jesus do?"
Style: realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: small town, human spirit, introspection, clergy, hopes, religions or cults, small town life, musician, delusion, politician, real estate agent, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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69%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, self discovery, musician's life, one more chance, lifestyle, hip hop, religions or cults, celebrity culture, hopes, ambition, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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66%
The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dostoevsky’s latter-day opus about the siblings and their father is among the masterpieces of world literature. It asks profound questions about ethics and religion. Is there a God? Does the devil exist? Is everything allowed because we live in a ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, lifestyle, hopes, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, family relations, siblings relations, redemption, human nature, society, performer's life, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, poland, prague, central europe
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65%
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Lourdes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains.
Style: realistic, contemplative, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: miraculous event, disability, religions or cults, redemption, clergy, society, healing power, volunteer, religion, self discovery, envy, pilgrimage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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63%
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The Maneater (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jezebel is a nihilistic artist who hides her fragility by living a fast-paced, promiscuous lifestyle. After attending her father's funeral, the sultry temptress finds herself attracted to David, a handsome, earnest young priest. While David ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: redemption, opposites attract, clergy, hopes, introspection, faith, priest, seduction, death of father, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), bad singing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Wager (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor at the pinnacle of his Hollywood career finds himself buckling to temptation after he accepts the lead in a classic tale of good versus evil. Michael Steele has just been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. In the wake of that ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, human spirit, relationship vs career, introspection, actor's life, desire for fame, ambition, society, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, couples, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Home Again (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Returning to a "home" they hardly know after being deported from their adopted countries for minor criminal offenses, three people from very different backgrounds try to make a new life for themselves, in Jamaica in this gutsy drama from ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: deportation, culture clash, homecoming, immigrants, society, hopes, life is a bitch, injustice, starting over, rivalry, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jamaica, england, usa, united states, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Portuguese Nun (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the chapel where she is filming.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: church, culture clash, lifestyle, love and romance, filmmaking, actor's life, religions or cults, love affair, self discovery, clergy, artists and showbiz, nun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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A Useful Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Spain
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life after the cinema he worked at for over 25 years is forced to shut down.
Style: realistic, sentimental, contemplative, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, theater, introspection, cinema, society, love and romance, looking for love, optimism, hopes, movie theatre
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america
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55%
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Imagine (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Portugal, France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind teacher breaks the rules to help a female student rediscover the pleasures of life.
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious
Plot: clinic, blind character, blindness, hopes, human spirit, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, disability, power relations, misfit, student, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Out of My Hand (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Liberia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: ‘What do you want?’ asks the trade union leader, to which the men respond as if with one voice: change! Life is hard work on Liberia’s rubber plantations and wages are meagre. Nothing has changed for generations, but now the workers are ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, africa
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Mojave Phone Booth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the middle of the Mojave desert rests an abandoned phone booth, riddled with bullet holes, graffiti, its windows broken, but otherwise functioning. Its identity was born on the Internet and for years, travelers would make the trek down a lonely ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, contemplative, sincere
Plot: self discovery, dull life, estrangement, lifestyle, hopes, introspection, couple relations, society, vandalism, interlinked stories, desert, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
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53%
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Francesco (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away from his father and gives all to ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, factual, gloomy ...
Plot: saint, clergy, hopes, religions or cults, starting over, society, religion, historical event, monk, redemption, social differences, miraculous event ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 12th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Therese (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The life of little St. Therese of Lisieux, depicted in minimalist vignettes. Therese and her sisters are all nuns in a Carmelite convent. Her devotion to Jesus and her concept of "the little way" to God are shown clearly, using plain ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sincere, emotional, contemplative ...
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Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Red Hook Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When his mom deposits him at the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn to spend the summer with the grandfather he’s never met, young Flik may as well have landed on Mars. Fresh from his cushy life in Atlanta, he’s bored and friendless, and his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, society, clergy, life is a bitch, youth, religions or cults, family life, disorder, church, urban, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Just Like a Woman (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two women get on the highway heading to Santa Fe. Marilyn dreams of winning a contest held by a famous belly dancing company, while her friend, Mona, has a secret: she's a fugitive from justice - accused of her mother-in-law's death.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, self discovery, starting over, secret, hopes, on the road, society, unfulfillment, dancing, belly dancing, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Mother's Smile (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A celebrated painter receives a visit from a cardinal's assistant, who informs him that his mother could become a saint.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, surreal
Plot: self discovery, rebelliousness, introspection, destructive relationship, tragic love, obsession, family life, life turned upside down, rebellion, life is a bitch, estrangement, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Nun (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: convent, clergy, power relations, celibacy, strong female presence, society, women's rights, religion, humiliation, abuse of power, confession, nun ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ring the Bell (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When high-powered sports agent Rob Decker arrives looking for his next major league prospect, he finds more than he bargained for at the Cooke Boys Ranch. As he works to secure Shawn Hart, the top high school baseball prospect in the country, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: small town, introspection, redemption, social relations, disorder, society, hopes, misfit, scout, americana, small town life, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Father My Lord (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 72 min.
Story: "My Father My Lord" is an intimate and deeply disturbing story of the conflict between a father's love and his deep devotion to religion. A respected Orthodox Rabbi dotes on his only son but his religious strictures leave an emotional ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, rabbi, family problems, religions or cults, family tradition, life is a bitch, society, clergy, hopes, parents and children, introspection, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Flywheel (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jay Austin wants to sell you a used car, but watch out! Many victims have fallen prey to his smiling face and hasty promises. Austin does everything his way until his dishonesty and manipulation are exposed. Like many men, he becomes disgusted by ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: change of heart, dishonesty, starting over, introspection, moral dilemma, ambition, redemption, cons and scams, hopes, society, estrangement, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
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Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: lifestyle, introspection, materialism, youth, love and romance, nightlife, fall in love, shopping, slut, troubled youth, abortion, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 160
Hope (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On his clandestine journey from Cameroon to Europe through the Sahara desert, Léonard meets Hope, a Nigerian girl who's following the same dream.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: survival, on the road, fall in love, hopes, danger, starting over, rescue, love and romance, desert, immigrants, follow your dream, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Secret Promise (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ferro Olivetti, a billionaire playboy and businessman, promises to fulfill his dying father's final request: to live one month without his wealth.
Style: serious, realistic, clever, captivating, humorous
Plot: introspection, hidden identity, rich and poor, social differences, society, misfit, businessman, father son relationship, millionaire, last wish, death of father, social relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sacred Heart (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Irene discovers that she must eat hearts in order to survive the alien invasion in Sicily.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, society, businesswoman, dead mother, love, introspection, couple relations, workaholic, rivalry, death, friendship, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%