Movies like Lucid

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Lucid (2005)
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Lucid (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thirty-two year old Winnipeger Joel Rothman's personal life falls apart after his wife, Mari, catches him cheating. Following, he can't sleep which affects the parenting of his adolescent daughter Jenny. A therapist, he dismisses the work of counseling his patients. Because of his poor work, his Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), his employer, wants to transfer him to the small town of Gimli, which he doesn't want both for his own sake and Jenny's. As such, he begins to do whatever he can for his three remaining patients - Victor Koblinsky, Chandra Mergulhao and Sophie Winters - who he counsels in group therapy. Although each of the three has a different issue with which they are dealing, each does suffer from delusional thoughts the result of post-traumatic stress syndrome. Joel is under pressure from the HMO to certify all three, despite his assurance that all three are getting better. Ultimately, Victor, Chandra and Sophie have to convince him of what is reality and what is ...
Style: psychological, neo noir, captivating, atmospheric, humorous, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: insomnia, group therapy, mental illness, doctors and patients, losing-it hero, mystery, family problems, unfulfillment, father daughter relationship, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder, showbiz, mentally unstable, dealing with death, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), surrealism, ex wife, sleepwalking, caught having sex, film starts with sex, partial female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

Most similar movies to Lucid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, psychological, serious and captivating films with plots about family relations, couples, mystery, unfulfillment, family problems, crimes and losing-it hero mostly in Drama, Mystery and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lucid: Septien (2011), Looking for Alexander (2004), Frozen Days (2005), The Girl He Met Online (2014), Lost Song (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Septien (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A reclusive sports hustler returns home to his family farm after years of absence to reunite with his two eccentric, unhinged and emotionally damaged brothers.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: sibling relationship, homecoming, family problems, haunted by the past, farm, lifestyle, disorder, hustler, dysfunctional family, family relations, americana, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Looking for Alexander (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Disturbing and violent memories haunt a man after he emerges from a lengthy coma.
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, family problems, police detective, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, memory loss, a vision, doctors and patients, parents and children, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.7
 412
Frozen Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meow is a young woman roaming the streets and nightclubs of Tel Aviv. She lives in empty apartments and surfs the internet chat rooms. She decides to meet Alex, her chat buddy. They plan to meet in a nightclub but a suicide bombing prevents their ...
Style: psychological, neo noir, serious, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: losing-it hero, mystery, obsession, identity, nightlife, hospital, nightmare, drug dealer, nightclub, police, neighbor, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Girl He Met Online (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man's relationship with a bipolar woman becomes dangerous.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, mentally unstable, couples, mental illness, dangerous attraction, losing-it hero, jealousy, online dating, murder, crimes, obsession, down on your luck
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 121
Lost Song (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Pierre and Elisabeth, a couple in their thirties, move with their baby into a cottage on a lake for the summer. The setting is idyllic, and the couple’s happiness seems within reach. Every day, Pierre goes to work in the city while Elisabeth ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, couples, family problems, family relations, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, babies and infants, unfulfillment, introspection, parents and children, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Stranger with My Face (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After the shocking and untimely death of her husband, Shelley Stratton (Catherine Hicks) moves her daughter Alexis (Emily Hurst) and her adopted daughter, Laurie (Alexz Johnson), to their remote summer house in hopes of giving her family a fresh ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, starting over, mentally unstable, tragic hero, impossible love, crimes, homecoming, twins, life is a bitch, custody, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 284
Blood Pressure (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A middle-aged woman follows letters from an unseen admirer into potential danger.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, secret admirer, trespassing, letter, pharmacist, love, intrigue, manipulation, conspiracy, escapades, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Waking Madison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman suffering from multiple personality disorder tries to piece back together her life.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, dominatrix, mentally unstable, confined, power relations, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, dishonesty, family relations, friendship, phone sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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60%
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All the Wrong Reasons (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ensemble film about four everyday people: a store manager, a security guard, a fire fighter and a clerk who struggle in the aftermath of trauma.
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: couple relations, family relations, couples, starting over, single parent, store, single mother, adultery, husband wife relationship, post traumatic stress disorder, isolation, affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Chaos and Desire (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Suspecting that the cecassion of the tides may indicate an impending earthquake, Seismologist Alice arrives in her hometown of Baie-Comeau, Quebec to commence her investigation. Soon confronted by numerous figures from her past, the unusual weather ...
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: mystery, couple relations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, romance, small town life, homecoming, small town, forces of nature, uncover truth, couples, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 836
Anna M. (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Anna, a somewhat introverted woman, becomes obsessed with the orthopedic surgeon who helped with her recuperation following a car accident. Incorrectly believing the love to be reciprocated, she embarks on several attempts to try and stay in touch ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, stalking, obsession, mental illness, doctors and patients, doctor, hate, hopes, couples, breakup, family relations, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Special Treatment (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drawing some intriguing parallels between the work of the prostitute and that of the psychiatrist-both have clients, both charge for sessions, both take on roles that serve the needs, psychological or otherwise, of those they serve, Jeanne ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, hopes, estrangement, life is a bitch, lifestyle, doctors and patients, introspection, human nature, psychoanalyst, female nudity, power relations, sexual fantasy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Stratosphere Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this imaginative independent drama, Angela (Chloé Winkel) is a French art student living in Germany who loves to draw comics and creates elaborate tales drawn in a soft and romantic style. One night, Angela meets Yamamoto (Jon Yang), a club DJ ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: nightclub, love affair, crimes, immigrants, murder, innocence lost, love and romance, mystery, female protagonist, teenage girl, teenage sex, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, last wish, family problems, ex athlete, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, friendship, society, death, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Blue Elephant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Dr. Yehia returns to El-Abbaseya Hospital five years after the death of his family. His return coincide with the arrival of a new patient, Sherif, a friend from college, who is accused of murder.
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, confined, mystery, doctors and patients, losing-it hero, psychiatrist, uncover truth, friends, crimes, graphic violence, power relations, exorcism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt
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48%
 4.6
 2K
Sanitarium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Malcom McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips and Robert Englund star in three separate stories set in an eerie mental asylum.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, psychological trauma, obsession, father son relationship, art, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, female nudity, sexy woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 179
Real Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marco Valois wants to direct a serious movie inspired by the life of a soldier living with post-traumatic stress disorder. He soon realizes that the young soldier home from Afghanistan won't open up that easily. Marco, willing to do just about ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friends, mental illness, filmmaking, introspection, artists and showbiz, showbiz, bittersweet, buddies, unfulfillment, misfit, hopes, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 625
Flourish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tutor recounts a frantic night that culminated in a 16-year old girl's disappearance. Unfolding in front of a video camera direct from a psychiatric ward, Gaby Winters (Jennifer Morrison) recalls a dreadful babysitting job that sent her on a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, disappearance, abduction, investigation, youth, eccentric family, mind game, crimes, amateur detective, isolation, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
 2K
Fear Me Not (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael needs a change in his life, so when he hears about clinical trials for a new anti-depressant, he signs up to be a guinea pig - without telling his family. Because of dangerous side effects, the trial is subsequently abandoned but Michael ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, family problems, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, doctors and patients, estrangement, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, losing-it hero, death in the family, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.5
 895
Don Peyote (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ordinary guy delves deep into counterculture, conspiracy theories and the like as he tries to discern the structure of society.
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: stoners, obsession, losing-it hero, disorder, conspiracy theory, friendship, wedding preparations and rituals, end of the world, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, drugs, profanity
Time: 21st century, year 2012, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, murder, love affair, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, unfulfillment, family problems, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 747
That Day (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father (Michel Piccoli) is scheming to have his slightly mental daughter from an earlier marriage (Elsa Zylberstein) killed by allowing a murderous psychopath (Bernard Giraudeau) to be released from the asylum and led to his house. However, the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, mind bending, witty ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family in crisis, family problems, crimes, family life, hitman, couples, mental illness, double murder, dark humor, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, family relations, family problems, human spirit, strong female presence, hopes, funeral, stand up comedian, rape, depressed woman, family dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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It Was the Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen". When one of their children dies in a shootout between mafia gangsters they receive compensation and buy a luxury black Volvo. Things go wrong when Trancredi, ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, psychological, serious ...
Plot: working class, family relations, family problems, parents and children, crimes, society, tragedy, murder, friendship, family life, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, society, friendship, looking for love, twentysomething life, love and romance, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 67
Friction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Filmmaker Cullen Hoback travels to a private high school where he writes a script about a real couple and the student who comes between them.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, high school life, couple relations, teachers and students, social relations, actor's life, youth, lifestyle, high school, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 4K
Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, social relations, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, small town life, criminal, feminism, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries. Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme. His work is fulfilling. Vera, however, feels increasingly lost in Yaounde’s ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, plague, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations, heroes, couples, family, doctor, getting home, homecoming, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Into the Arms of Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two years ago, Andy Barker suffered serious brain damage in a car accident. In the last two days however, memories have started creeping back, triggered by family portraits and strange locations. Andy has a brother who has gone missing and a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, memory loss, human nature, amnesia, bandit, fratricide, death of brother, losing-it hero, hanging, dream, boy, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, introspection, family relations, strong female presence, under the surface, mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%