Movies like Jellyfish

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Jellyfish (2007)
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Jellyfish (2007)
Original name: Meduzot
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life. Batya, a catering waitress, takes in a young child apparently abandoned at a local beach. Batya is one of the servers at the wedding reception of Keren, a young bride who breaks her leg in trying to escape from a locked toilet stall, which ruins her chance at a romantic honeymoon in the Caribbean. One of the guests is Joy, a Philippine chore woman attending the event with her employer, and who doesn't speak any Hebrew (she communicates mainly in English), and who is guilt-ridden after having left her young son behind in the Philippines.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, art house, humorous, witty, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: wedding, honeymoon, friendship, family relations, city life, estrangement, maid, orphan, parents and children, couples, lifestyle, hopes, jealousy, disappearance, nurse, celebration, jewish, magic realism, young woman, beach, missing person, actress, corpse, guest, locked in ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, asia, mediterranean sea, tel aviv israel, tel aviv

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and psychological films with plots about family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, friendship, hospital and couple relations mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Jellyfish: Self Made (2014), The White Angel (2007), Noel (2004), Old Cats (2010), The Keys to the House (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Self Made (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Self Made tells the story of two women - one Israeli, the other Palestinian- who are trapped within their respective worlds. After a mix-up at a checkpoint, they find themselves living the life of the other on the opposite side of the border.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, surreal, feminist film ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, memory loss, mistaken identity, introspection, society, disorder, love and romance, impossible love, dark humor, performer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, palestinian authority, middle east
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The White Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Beyaz Melek’ filmi; bir aşkın öyküsüdür.Bu aşk öyküsü, iki insanın birbirine duyduğu aşk değil, bir grup insanın hayata ve birbirlerine duyduğu aşkın ve sevginin hikayesidir.Filmde, doğudan batıya, mekteplisinden köylüsüne, ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, aging, terminal illness, retirement home, friendship, death, old age, bittersweet, wedding, golden years, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
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48%
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Noel (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, angel, couple relations, winter, jealousy, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, crisis of faith, christmas party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
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Old Cats (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Isidora, an old woman, discovers that her mind is quickly deteriorating. At an apparently relaxed dinner table, she will desperately try to hide her state from her daughter, a demanding woman who awaits any sign of senility in order to take way ...
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, family problems, couples, introspection, parents and children, redemption, mental illness, golden years, hopes, family feud, disagreement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
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36%
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The Keys to the House (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Meeting his handicapped son for the first time, a young father attempts to forge a relationship with the teenager.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, single parent, estrangement, teenage life, human nature, disability, hospital, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, redemption, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, germany, norway, milan italy ...
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35%
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Distant (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Uzak/Distant chronicles the numbing loneliness, longing, and isolation in the lives of two men who are consumed by their own problems. Istanbul photographer Mahmut reluctantly receives his relative Yusuf, but the mingling of their lives does little ...
Style: sincere, bleak, art house, lyrical, stylized ...
Plot: loneliness, unemployment, isolation, complex characters, art, family relations, culture clash, love and romance, introspection, society, looking for love, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, berlin germany ...
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Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, immigrants, opposites attract, single parent, youth, coming of age, love and romance, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, unfulfillment, self discovery, love, couples, friendship, fall in love, life is a bitch, family relations, supportive spouse, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Our Music (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jean-Luc Godard's poetic meditation on war, violence and defeat. The film is structured in three parts. The three segments are "Hell", "Purgatory", and "Heaven". The first segment is a montage of war images from ...
Style: intellectual, philosophical, meditative, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: politics, life philosophy, existentialism, self discovery, greed, human nature, society, anti war, journalist, poetry, religion, bosnian war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, tokyo, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fathers and Sons (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: single parent, infidelity, family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, couples, love and romance, elderly, gender, estrangement, family problems, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san diego california, miami, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, family problems, estrangement, midlife crisis, parents and children, haunted by the past, hopes, investigation, redemption, gender, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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31%
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The Eel (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, opens a barber shop (he was trained as a ...
Style: enigmatic, captivating, psychological, touching, sexy ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, social relations, human nature, hopes, crimes of passion, haunted by the past, murder, prison, adultery, suicide attempt, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: japan, new jersey, tokyo, asia
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30%
Live and Become (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews and are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: adoption, foster home, racism, family relations, refugee, rescue, rabbi, hidden identity, love of one's life, orphan, hopes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: africa, paris france, france, israel, ethiopia ...
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What If God Were the Sun? (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A grieving nurse finds comfort and inspiration in her new assignment, where she meets a terminally ill woman with a quick with and strong faith.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, family relations, hopes, doctors and patients, family problems, religions or cults, unfulfillment, wedding, faith, nurse, nurse patient relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Exchange (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family man becomes obsessed with looking at his own life out of context.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couple relations, family life, obsession, introspection, couples, family relations, hopes, surrealism, husband wife relationship, lie, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Behind the Red Door (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in New York and New England (but filmed in Newfoundland), Behind the Red Door stars Kyra Sedgwick as Manhattan-based photographer Natalie Haddad, who enjoys success with her strangely gloomy and foreboding camerawork. When her agent and best ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: family relations, self discovery, estrangement, love and romance, haunted by the past, family life, siblings relations, terminal illness, parents and children, homosexual, death of father, aids ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, boston
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28%
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Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: emotional, intense, talky, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, dysfunctional family, abortion, family relations, love and romance, family problems, couples, parents and children, love affair, couple relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, los angeles
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27%
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Wild Iris (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: couples, parents and children, dysfunctional family, romance, hopes, unlikely couple, family relations, family problems, teenage life, introspection, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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27%
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Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, relationship vs career, family life, social relations, family relations, friends, couples, suburban life, parents and children, couple relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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27%
World Traveler (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After hitting the road a man encounters characters that make him realize the importance of family.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, road movie, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, self discovery, introspection, obsessive quest, starting over, family problems, couple relations, family life, family in crisis, human nature, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Week-ends (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It sometimes takes little to spoil a weekend in the country. A simple misunderstanding in a supermarket parking lot, a bad reaction, and there you go, everything is awry. Nothing is going well for Christine. Jean leaves her. Her oldest friends, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friendship, countryside, introspection, breakup, self discovery, couple relations, disorder, family problems, couples, old woman, family crisis, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, normandy
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26%
The Girl from the Wardrobe (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of three characters (brothers Tomek and Jacek and their neighbor Magda), each of them is in their own way lonely and alienated. The title character makes herself secluded. Tomek's alienation results from his neurological ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, touching, tragicomedy ...
Plot: alienation, suicide attempt, sibling relationship, loneliness, depression, hospital, dating, dreaming, brother brother relationship, estrangement, autism, escape from reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, friendship, couples, workplace, theater, family problems, love and romance, boss and employee, male female relationship, family crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Alone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city. She finds a job as a cleaner and tries to survive in a wretched apartment in the shabby part of a big city. She is pregnant, and the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: pregnancy, hospital, mother in law son in law relationship, loneliness, mother daughter relationship, human nature, parents and children, society, relationships, redemption, father daughter relationship, poverty ...
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Melting Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shlomo who discovers in his son's Assaf room, women's clothing and accessories, decides to 'teach the boy a lesson'. When Assaf returns to his parents' home on a rainy night from a party, his attempts to enter home fail. His ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, terminal illness, parents and children, gender, family relations, bittersweet, father son relationship, gay, hospital, lgbt, lesbian, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: semi serious, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family problems, couples, friends, couple relations, relationship problems, lifestyle, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, city life, husband wife relationship, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Wedding Dress (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Overly obsessive compulsive and too premature, Sora is easily distanced by her friends. Growing up without a father is something she would like to be fussy about with her mom, but Sora is still the one and only daughter of and the biggest support to ...
Style: semi serious, sad, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: wedding, terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, mother daughter relationship, single mother, society, friendship, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, friendship, couple relations, unfulfillment, lifestyle, golden years, friends, estrangement, aging, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Freelance writer in a fashion journal, Claire meets Elisabeth Becker, a movie star. Everything separates them, their characters, their relationships with men, and of course money. Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, love triangle, celebrity culture, couples, social differences, love and romance, looking for love, romance, society, showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%