Movies that are like The Selfish Giant

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 7.3
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The Selfish Giant
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, serious, depressing, harsh, heartbreaking, tense, melancholic, sad, reflective, dramatic, art house, emotional, biting, atmospheric, enigmatic, touching, talky, disturbing, breathtaking
Plot: working class, poverty, loneliness, buddies, depression, childhood, adolescence, friendship, unlikely friendships, kids in trouble, mentor, tragedy, existentialism, bullying, solitude, british, character study, crime gone awry, horse, youth, death, environment, school, brutality, drinking, gangsters, honest, friends, life, runaway, immigrants, coming-of-age, culture clash, dysfunctional family, redemption, life & death, greed, juvenile delinquency, storytelling, catastrophe, drugs, irish, male nudity, transformation, hotel, alone in the world, social misfits, pornography, nerds, doctors, life philosophy, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, misfit, society, domestic violence, dealer, theft, collector, animal training, uncontrollable, realism, cable, death by electrocution, dead horse, horse and cart, child protagonist, junkyard, misery, power line, abusive husband, horse race, english, friendship between boys, best friend, electricity, electrocution, teenage boy, boy, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, crumbling relationship, child abuse, thief, innocence lost, classic car, weed, segregation, visceral, capitalism, coming of age, paranoid, creativity, sacrifice
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe, poland, new jersey, yorkshire, northern england
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Boy A
Drama
UK
102 min.
 7.7
All or Nothing
Drama
UK, France
128 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and bleak films with plots including mentor, redemption, loneliness, storytelling, depression, runaway and honest themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Selfish Giant: Tyrannosaur (2011), Fish Tank (2009), All or Nothing (2002), Boy A (2007), Last Orders (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.6
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Tyrannosaur
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, melancholic, psychological, depressing, disturbing, tense, heartbreaking, dark humor, enigmatic, gloomy, macabre, talky, rough, cynical, harsh, lyrical, sincere, intense, captivating, interesting, ironic, sad, brutal, bloody, absurd, dark
Plot: redemption, violence, domestic disturbance, realism, drinking, depression, loneliness, drugs/alcohol, character study, death, mentor, working class, brutality, relationships, complex characters, dysfunctional family, pornography, domestic violence, obsession, friendship, rage, life philosophy, british, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, mental illness, runaway, violent, prison visit, death of husband, pub, urination, beating, drunkenness, writing, coming-of-age, dog, tragedy, writers, nudity (topless - notable), honest, unlikely friendships, art, greed, adultery, visceral, childhood, infidelity, life & death, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.3
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Fish Tank
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 123 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, disturbing, road movie, melancholic, depressing, harsh, gloomy, enigmatic, captivating, reflective, tense, dramatic, sexual, ironic, rough, sexy, bloody, compassionate, heartbreaking, sincere, ambiguous ending, lyrical, talky, erotic
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, teenager, friendship, school, realism, adolescence, poverty, loneliness, drinking, coming-of-age, depression, dancing, pornography, character study, workplace, drugs/alcohol, childhood, runaway, working class, hip hop, relationships, honest, urban ghetto, mentor, brutality, violent, family drama, betrayal, party, dishonesty, visceral, redemption, teenage rebellion, apartment, theft, fight, adultery, mother daughter relationship, dance, boyfriend, sister, mother, estate, violence, alcohol, teenagers, youth, sisters, destiny
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   90%
 
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All or Nothing
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, serious, gloomy, depressing, melancholic, heartbreaking, reflective, sincere, harsh, emotional, meditative, sentimental, sweet, enigmatic, sad, ironic, dark humor, witty, cerebral, dramatic, art house
Plot: working class, realism, dysfunctional family, loneliness, couple relations, relationships, depression, drinking, secrets, british, parents and children, life philosophy, family drama, poverty, taxi driver, life, down on your luck, culture clash, character study, redemption, honest, family, hospital, family in crisis, urban, multiple storylines, dialogue, destiny, twists & turns, tragedy, crime gone awry, existentialism, mentor, writers, happy ending, runaway, catastrophe, life is a bitch, humanity, betrayal, society, classic car, brutality, storytelling, addiction, immigrants, isolation, small town, pornography, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey, algeria, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   74%
 
 7.7
 35K
Boy A
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, dark, bleak, serious, gloomy, emotional, dramatic, depressing, melancholic, compassionate, interesting, intense, heartbreaking, tense, reflective, disturbing, harsh, sad, brutal, suspense, social realism, captivating, talky, enigmatic
Plot: childhood, murder, coming of age, haunted by the past, friendship, redemption, mentor, going straight, crime, bullying, identity, prison, guilt, drugs/alcohol, violent, character study, sexual abuse, loneliness, depression, storytelling, british, starting over, life, vengeance, unlikely friendships, adolescence, drinking, tragedy, suicide, manipulation, brutality, runaway, coming-of-age, justice, rehabilitation, child abuse, betrayal, urban, police investigation, pornography, violence, death, workplace, honest, flashbacks, secrets, corruption, relationships, revenge, brainwashing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester, mcdonald's restaurant, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   73%
 
 7.0
 5K
Last Orders
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, serious, reflective, melancholic, emotional, sentimental, touching, gloomy, psychological, dramatic, heartbreaking, sincere, enigmatic, atmospheric, bleak, tense, interesting
Plot: friendship, death, unlikely friendships, life, buddies, on the road, life & death, drinking, friends, loneliness, self discovery, working class, relationships, road trip, war veteran, memory, grief, flashback, adaptation, wartime, storytelling, british, runaway, literature, betrayal, male friendship, parent child relationship, last will and testament, mentor, culture clash, childhood, catastrophe, transformation, life philosophy, dishonesty, gangsters, adultery, dialogue, alter ego, secrets, love and romance, complex characters, destiny, character study, tragedy, hospital, flashbacks, depression, twists & turns, honest
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   59%
 
 7.2
 4K
Career Girls
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, bleak, harsh, witty, touching, humorous, reflective, sincere, meditative, enigmatic, intellectual, stylized, cerebral, interesting, depressing, dark humor, road movie
Plot: friendship, reunion, realism, best friends, college, unlikely friendships, secrets, loneliness, drinking, life philosophy, dialogue, reunited friends, character study, life & death, solitude, redemption, existentialism, life, friends, mentor, catastrophe, brutality, working class, introspection, pornography, childhood, relationships, culture clash, couple relations, storytelling, multiple storylines, social differences, death, road trip, crime gone awry, british, society, runaway, small town, couples, depression, transformation, gangsters, workplace, nudity (full frontal - brief), adolescence, fantasy world, family drama, monster, bullying
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
 7.9
 15K
Kes
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, emotional, melancholic, sentimental, talky, reflective, enigmatic, harsh, depressing, sincere, touching, inspirational, earnest, atmospheric, brutal, absurd, macabre, meditative, cerebral, surreal
Plot: working class, friendship, school, childhood, coming of age, realism, teacher, british, bullying, adolescence, lone hero, runaway, falcon, bird, life, mentor, depression, brutality, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, unlikely friendships, friends, destiny, mining, society, solitude, dreams, redemption, catastrophe, idealism, relationships, obsession, drinking, youth, loneliness, life philosophy, small town, coming-of-age, culture clash, teenager, honest, poverty, transformation, reality tv, fighting the system, family life, pets, soccer, family relations, social relations
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, yorkshire, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
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Is Anybody There?
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Style: touching, emotional, clever, semi serious, realistic, bleak, sentimental, gloomy, depressing, melancholic, surreal, offbeat, talky, dramatic, dark, reflective, light, sincere, sad
Plot: coming of age, friendship, life & death, golden years, childhood, coming-of-age, mentor, afterlife, death, runaway, adolescence, parenthood, unlikely friendships, dysfunctional family, retirement home, dealing with death, retirement home life, british, depression, aging, school, pornography, fight scenes, family drama, gunfight, memory, elderly, life, women, suicide, loneliness, sacrifice, obsession, parallel universe, fantasy world, storytelling, redemption, character study, bullying, catastrophe, corruption, mental illness, transformation, hospital, eccentricity, literature, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, destiny
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
 7.2
 4K
Wonderland
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective, sincere, touching, harsh, stylized, clever, depressing, dramatic, enigmatic, meditative, ironic, cynical, psychological, lyrical, emotional, heartbreaking, cerebral, dark humor
Plot: working class, loneliness, city life, relationships, dysfunctional family, family bonds, family life, depression, solitude, sisters, parents and children, redemption, waitress, culture clash, weekend, personal ad, sibling relationship, urban, family, life, multiple storylines, british, adoption, life is a bitch, character study, parenthood, catastrophe, storytelling, life philosophy, music, honest, dialogue, drinking, existentialism, brothers, family drama, society, brutality, crime gone awry, secrets, mentor, pornography, runaway, couples, adaptation, eccentricity, family relations, homeless, isolation, addiction
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
 7.4
 5K
Goodbye Solo
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, uplifting, serious, bleak, tense, depressing, road movie, reflective, cerebral, sincere, talky, harsh, compassionate, bad ending, dark, atmospheric, emotional, dramatic, captivating, thought provoking, multicultural, tragic ending, macabre, light
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, loneliness, aging, character study, depression, mentor, existentialism, suicide, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, solitude, taxi, life, immigrants, interracial relations, drinking, tragedy, terminal illness, greed, relationships, life & death, storytelling, social differences, classic car, betrayal, eccentricity, redemption, adolescence, multiculturalism, coming of age, elderly, culture clash, dreams, dialogue, journalism, honest, obsession, mental illness, childhood, weapons, father daughter relationship, coming-of-age, sacrifice, crime gone awry, hopes, brutality, pornography, paranoid, catastrophe, runaway
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
Ladybird Ladybird
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, biting, harsh, sincere, intense, thought provoking, disturbing, heartbreaking, bleak, dramatic, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, cerebral, reflective, dark humor, sad, compassionate, cynical, interesting, witty, ironic, touching, intellectual
Plot: working class, single parent, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, parents and children, immigrants, custody, life philosophy, violent, life & death, children, love, relationships, idealism, catastrophe, crime gone awry, character study, social services, family, brutality, environment, culture clash, workplace, race issues, redemption, drinking, loneliness, prejudice, childhood, runaway, corruption, greed, life, hospital, poverty, adaptation, bollywood, mental illness, pornography, violence, spelling bee, mentor, guilt, dialogue, society, adoption, british, morality, storytelling, honest
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, california, liverpool, paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
 7.3
 15K
Quadrophenia
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, gloomy, realistic, harsh, melancholic, captivating, talky, reflective, atmospheric, depressing, disturbing, psychological, lyrical, ironic, rough, enigmatic, surreal, brutal
Audience: teens
Plot: working class, motorcycle, music, coming of age, rock and roll, rebellion, adolescence, drugs, rock, loneliness, british, rocker, estrangement, drinking, violence, runaway, brutality, gangs, culture clash, mentor, youth, childhood, music festival, crimes, urban, identity, teenager, drug abuse, unlikely friendships, gang, character study, visceral, life philosophy, friendship, violent, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, gangsters, hotel, teenagers, sexualized violence, society, fight scenes, pornography, adaptation, irreverent, depression, idealism, classic car
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1965
Place: england, london, europe, brighton, woodstock, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
 7.7
 65K
Detachment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized, serious, depressing, dark, sad, melancholic, touching, dramatic, harsh, interesting, heartbreaking, inspirational, reflective, intense, gloomy, talky, thought provoking, earnest, bad ending, artsy
Plot: high school, teacher, dedicated educator, loneliness, storytelling, life & death, mentor, depression, father daughter relationship, existentialism, school, teachers and students, suicide, tragedy, bullying, corruption, childhood, parenthood, life philosophy, redemption, workplace, friendship, runaway, destiny, life, honest, courage, unlikely friendships, philosophy, social relations, drinking, brutality, relationships, sacrifice, alone in the world, prejudice, animal abuse, unhappiness, classroom, stereotypes, homeless, prostitution, crime gone awry, hospital, psychology, justice, environment, violence, solitude, falsely accused
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
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 7.7
 106K
This Is England
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, tense, gloomy, emotional, serious, disturbing, touching, harsh, melancholic, rough, brutal, intense, reflective, interesting, depressing, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, dramatic, bloody, stylized, talky, dark
Plot: racism, skinhead, violence, coming of age, innocence lost, childhood, friendship, punk, juvenile delinquency, realism, bullying, drugs/alcohol, adolescence, gangs, violent, brutality, brainwashing, unlikely friendships, mentor, gang, youth, visceral, prejudice, loneliness, drinking, working class, british, coming-of-age, complex characters, school, political, foul language, fascism, storytelling, redemption, honest, runaway, vandalism, teenager, tragedy, urban, dialogue, teenage life, pornography, idealism, betrayal, unemployment, culture clash, drugs, depression
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, woodstock, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
 7.5
 12K
Sweet Sixteen
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, compassionate, harsh, serious, gloomy, disturbing, melancholic, sad, rough, talky, sentimental, heartbreaking, intense, earnest, reflective, touching, captivating, interesting, dramatic, sincere, depressing, dark humor
Plot: crime, heroin, drugs, coming of age, realism, drug addiction, poverty, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, loneliness, violence, dysfunctional family, childhood, prison, working class, depression, tragedy, downfall, unlikely friendships, friendship, life, honest, british, addiction, adolescence, brutality, homeless, violent, drug dealer, relationships, coming-of-age, runaway, drug abuse, gangs, dreams, teenager, corruption, vengeance, life philosophy, urban ghetto, storytelling, hospital, redemption, drinking, obsession, character study, family, gangsters, culture clash, weed
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
 7.1
 1K
Small Faces
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, brutal, talky, harsh, tense, stylized, road movie, reflective, melancholic, surreal, enigmatic, clever, entertaining, cerebral
Plot: gang, working class, gangs, violence, brutality, violent, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, ghetto, artist, pornography, vampire human love, coming of age, loneliness, social misfits, illiteracy, extreme violence, human nature, school, art, dialogue, irish, betrayal, coming-of-age, urban ghetto, parents and children, mentor, existentialism, crime gone awry, classic car, writers, catastrophe, solitude, culture clash, rich and poor, life philosophy, visceral, brothers, life, redemption, siblings relations, runaway, sexualized violence, gangsters, character study, disability, storytelling, sexual abuse, teenage life, male nudity
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
 7.4
 8K
Nil by Mouth
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, harsh, brutal, gloomy, dark humor, depressing, rough, melancholic, reflective, tense, dark, talky, stylized, sincere, ironic, interesting, intense, dramatic, cerebral, enigmatic
Plot: dysfunctional family, addiction, drug abuse, realism, violent, working class, violence, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, brutality, drug addiction, drugs, drinking, family drama, british, visceral, down on your luck, father son relationship, gangsters, dialogue, loneliness, multiple storylines, life, relationships, poverty, storytelling, workplace, redemption, honest, violent husband, life is a bitch, urban, gangster, heroin, betrayal, family, foul language, pornography, fantasy world, depression, culture clash, crime gone awry, gangs, anti-hero, sarcasm, corruption, dark hero, police corruption, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
 8.0
 32K
Secrets & Lies
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, clever, serious, touching, bleak, dramatic, reflective, melancholic, heartbreaking, harsh, intense, enigmatic, talky, depressing, witty, cerebral, interesting, dark humor, neurotic, earnest, compassionate, intellectual
Plot: working class, adoption, dysfunctional family, secrets, realism, parents and children, family drama, race issues, relationships, social differences, character study, redemption, loneliness, honest, culture clash, depression, storytelling, british, secret, drinking, guilt, parent child relationship, reunion, illegitimate son, dialogue, catastrophe, manipulation, tragedy, life philosophy, parenthood, pregnancy, society, family, visceral, transformation, mentor, life, brutality, crime gone awry, runaway, family relations, greed, betrayal, solitude, happy ending, multiple storylines, identity, single parent, pornography, family life
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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 7.3
 25K
Another Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, depressing, melancholic, touching, emotional, bleak, reflective, gloomy, compassionate, enigmatic, talky, sad, meditative, heartbreaking, harsh, road movie, psychological, dramatic
Plot: loneliness, friendship, midlife crisis, drinking, realism, relationships, couple relations, depression, dialogue driven, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, life, life & death, funeral, jealousy, character study, parents and children, red wine, unrequited love, garden, cooking, marriage, british, dysfunctional family, existentialism, family life, wine, working class, secrets, aging, dialogue, catastrophe, honest, unfulfillment, reality tv, solitude, crime gone awry, death, suicide, couples, runaway, mentor, mental illness, family relations, brutality, suicide attempt, childhood, parenthood, divorce, writers
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, ireland, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
The Browning Version
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Style: talky, touching, clever, serious, reflective, tense, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, dramatic, harsh, enigmatic, emotional, inspirational, atmospheric, cerebral, earnest, psychological, classic literature, interesting, witty, sexy, sexual
Plot: teacher, self discovery, life & death, mentor, school, college life, redemption, boarding school, childhood, british, dishonesty, runaway, literature, bullying, friendship, adaptation, hopes, college, unlikely friendships, aging, catastrophe, destiny, character study, love and romance, transformation, prejudice, dialogue, idealism, nudity (topless - notable), storytelling, relationships, life, male nudity, fantasy world, science, depression, drinking, youth, period piece, mathematics, culture clash, marriage, segregation, distopia, corruption, couples, infidelity, betrayal, introspection, sacrifice
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
The Kid with a Bike
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, melancholic, sincere, realistic, compassionate, touching, reflective, talky, art house, harsh, meditative, psychological, dramatic, breathtaking, road movie, ironic, disturbing, surreal, atmospheric, biting, depressing, emotional, light
Plot: coming of age, kids in trouble, realism, childhood, adolescence, mentor, runaway, father son relationship, parenthood, life is a bitch, depression, coming-of-age, loneliness, gangs, life & death, culture clash, pardon, obsession, acceptance, redemption, orphan, youth, life, crime gone awry, storytelling, brutality, character study, dysfunctional family, brothers, natural disaster, adoption, hospital, catastrophe, islam, working class, destiny, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), classic car, crime, self discovery, innocence lost, poverty, idealism, blindness, parents and children, sacrifice, rebellion, school, transformation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
 7.0
 2K
Liam
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, heartbreaking, dramatic, sentimental, tense, bad ending, sad, talky, light, earnest, reflective, harsh, intense, depressing
Plot: working class, fascism, jews, parents and children, irish, catholicism, poverty, dysfunctional family, family, guilt, tragedy, prejudice, rich and poor, jewish, family drama, storytelling, children, stereotypes, life is a bitch, culture clash, happy ending, childhood, depression, secrets, british, love and romance, destiny, life philosophy, mentor, vampire human love, catastrophe, immigrants, dialogue, adaptation, teacher, islam, life, manipulation, survival, loneliness, sexual abuse, writers, society, women, parenthood, religion, judaism, greed, redemption, honest
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
What Maisie Knew
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking, sincere, depressing, breathtaking, dramatic, talky, disturbing, melancholic, bleak, captivating, sad, psychological, sweet, stylized, interesting, atmospheric, enigmatic, reflective, intense, bad ending
Plot: divorce, parenthood, spelling bee, childhood, parents and children, adoption, custody, runaway, relationships, depression, mentor, adolescence, tragedy, child abuse, dysfunctional family, obsession, loneliness, pornography, betrayal, vengeance, secrets, family problems, love, honest, life & death, crime gone awry, adaptation, culture clash, character study, unlikely friendships, manipulation, family relations, catastrophe, coming of age, doctors, brutality, bullying, art, classic car, storytelling, crumbling marriage, transformation, death, redemption, dialogue, beautiful scenery, coming-of-age, morality, greed, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 31K
The Class
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, bleak, harsh, thought provoking, interesting, heartbreaking, melancholic, enigmatic, intellectual, stylized, inspirational, dramatic, disturbing, cerebral, psychological, breathtaking, tense, witty, reflective, sexy
Audience: kids
Plot: high school, teacher, school, teachers and students, french, dedicated educator, realism, literature, mentor, hardcase students, runaway, childhood, adolescence, culture clash, pornography, education, high school teacher, brutality, teenager, class society, boredom, illegal immigration, school life, teenagers, high school life, crime gone awry, dialogue, obsession, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, adaptation, storytelling, bullying, character study, greed, catastrophe, friendship, honest, fantasy world, sexualized violence, society, redemption, twists & turns, segregation, immigrants, depression, manipulation, relationships, working class, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, latin america, california, morocco, caribbean, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
The Dreamlife of Angels
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, compassionate, bleak, sincere, serious, melancholic, harsh, emotional, reflective, psychological, gloomy, heartbreaking, cynical, meditative, depressing, enigmatic, dramatic, sad, interesting, earnest, sexual, road movie, intense
Plot: friendship, coming of age, unlikely friendships, loneliness, relationships, pornography, workplace, women, obsession, character study, depression, homeless, honest, life, working class, life & death, hospital, runaway, coma, life philosophy, complex characters, drinking, dreams, existentialism, childhood, mentor, factory worker, flat, female friendship, transformation, poverty, french, couples, culture clash, catastrophe, redemption, adolescence, friends, brutality, betrayal, tragedy, dialogue, mental illness, storytelling, male nudity, solitude, secrets, art, couple relations, destructive relationship
Time: 90s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
 7.4
 150K
Mud
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, tense, suspense, stylized, enigmatic, intense, harsh, emotional, dramatic, interesting, sweet, bleak, captivating, cerebral, psychological, talky, scenic, heartbreaking, sentimental, romantic, depressing, clever, reflective, dark humor
Plot: coming of age, friendship, adolescence, coming-of-age, childhood, storytelling, runaway, unlikely friendships, mentor, character study, love, honest, obsession, loneliness, love story, betrayal, relationships, island, violent, small town, murder, redemption, boat, violence, adventure, brutality, life & death, teenager, dialogue, unfulfilled love, lake or river, river, idealism, life, vengeance, surveillance, revenge, dreams, survival, twists & turns, tragedy, psychology, destiny, snake, depression, teenage life, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Oslo, August 31st
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Style: talky, realistic, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, reflective, sincere, serious, meditative, heartbreaking, gloomy, cerebral, breathtaking, harsh, dark humor, depressing, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, intellectual, disturbing, touching, philosophical, road movie, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, lyrical, intense, dramatic, tense
Plot: addiction, loneliness, writer's life, depression, suicide, suicide attempt, drug addiction, character study, drinking, human nature, drugs, life philosophy, existentialism, tragedy, childhood, friendship, relationships, drugs/alcohol, urban, introspection, unlikely friendships, life, life & death, mentor, solitude, runaway, insanity, greed, redemption, memory, dysfunctional family, obsession, old friends, suicide thoughts, culture clash, crime gone awry, dreams, paranoid, rehabilitation, poetry, betrayal, dialogue, workplace, honest, drug abuse, complex characters, transformation, hospital, writers, starting over
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, california, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 7.7
 2K
Moonlighting
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, harsh, interesting, dramatic, sincere, talky, light, dark humor, cerebral, suspenseful, dark, clever, melancholic, heartbreaking, captivating, thought provoking, reflective, entertaining, atmospheric, sad, sexy, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: culture clash, mentor, greed, immigrants, political unrest, political, brutality, paranoia, crime gone awry, character study, life & death, dialogue, working class, manipulation, honest, stereotypes, destiny, police investigation, redemption, tragedy, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), construction worker, sexualized violence, workplace situations, moral ambiguity, life philosophy, survival, catastrophe, adaptation, twists & turns, violent, death, race issues, dark hero, alter ego, transformation, life is a bitch, pornography, money, gangsters, sacrifice, courage, workplace, fighting the system, creativity, segregation, idealism, society, power relations
Time: 80s
Place: poland, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 

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In This World
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, road movie, compassionate, touching, tense, emotional, brutal, sincere, interesting, harsh, suspenseful, breathtaking, melancholic, heartbreaking, surreal, thought provoking, sad, meditative, enigmatic, disturbing, reflective, dramatic, art house, inspirational
Plot: immigrants, politics, on the road, islam, hopes, death, pornography, life philosophy, culture clash, life, life & death, society, honest, tragedy, loneliness, political, orphan, drinking, poverty, solitude, humanity, mentor, brutality, art, catastrophe, storytelling, hospital, friendship, revolution, russian, male nudity, redemption, depression, creativity, brothers, brainwashing, camp, greed, freedom, finnish, crime gone awry, danger, unlikely friendships, classic car, survival, travel, runaway, beautiful scenery, vengeance, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2001
Place: iran, middle east, turkey, afghanistan, london, pakistan, tokyo, tehran iran, istanbul turkey, asia, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
 7.5
 5K
Frozen Land
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 130 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, melancholic, serious, depressing, dark, harsh, interesting, gloomy, brutal, dark humor, intense, reflective, psychological, talky, sad, absurd, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, porno movie, clever, touching
Plot: depression, destiny, dysfunctional family, finnish, drug abuse, drugs, pornography, drug addiction, parents and children, strong sexual content, violence, brutality, drinking, loneliness, psychology, life philosophy, crime gone awry, violent, sex, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), weed, visceral, dialogue, tragedy, sexualized violence, mentor, catastrophe, character study, male nudity, dark hero, life & death, urban, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, redemption, alcoholic, fired from the job, honest, addiction, serial killer, relationships, friendship, gangsters, dreams, death, love, multiple storylines, writers, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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