Movies like Indignation

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Indignation (2016)
 6.8
 10K
Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: talky, intellectual, dramatic, earnest, reflective, sentimental, cerebral, melancholic, philosophical, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, jewish, culture clash, friendship, hospital, pregnancy, religion, food, baseball, running, book, restaurant, suicide attempt, divorce, cemetery, singing, song, teenage girl, male virgin, singer, doctor, pills, communist, memory ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, melancholic and emotional films with plots about kiss, drinking, drink, friendship, husband wife relationship, storytelling and friend mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Indignation: Elegy (2008), The Way We Were (1973), Love in the Time of Cholera (2007), Princess Cyd (2017), Personal Velocity (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 21K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: teachers and students, obsession, age difference, love and romance, infidelity, hedonism, sexual attraction, cuban, critic, possessiveness, danger, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, couples, love affair, disintegration, postmodernism, breakup, life turned upside down, family relations, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, radical, hollywood, mccarthyism, communist, romance, young lovers, youth, family problems, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 30s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, malibu california, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: sexual, realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, virginity, honeymoon, funeral, diary, love triangle, extramarital affair, cholera, marriage, doctor, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, seaport, caribbean, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 6.7
 2K
Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Plot: novelist, sexual identity, lgbt, coming of age, summer vacation, attempted rape, gay, reading aloud, memory, storytelling, nickname, book ...
Time: year 1968, year 1992
Place: south carolina, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, family relations, self discovery, youth, domestic violence, love affair, couples, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, norway, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 168K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, talky, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, nurse, lust, crumbling marriage, couple relations, depression, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marital problem, dancing, truck, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, self discovery, pregnancy, love triangle, tantrum, bisexual, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexual exploration, gender ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Liberty Heights (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, anti semitism, americana, high school, racism, culture clash, jewish, couples, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1955 ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, love triangle, romance, regret, haunted by the past, power of love, unfulfillment, love affair, mother, new love, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sex, love, revenge, police, suicide, college, party, prank, humiliation, student, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rhode island, campus, usa, connecticut, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for ...
Style: humorous, sexual, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, romance, couples, fall in love, humble, against the odds, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, youth, opposites attract, social differences ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, tahiti, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 29K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, love and romance, couples, love, destiny, life & death, moral dilemma, friendship, death, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1989
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: college, friendship, coming of age, society, lifestyle, urban, graduation, buddies, partners, social misfits, twentysomething life, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 216K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: psychological, bleak, emotional, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, age difference, sexuality, trial, first love, unlikely couple, female prisoner, guilt, secret, student, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1958, year 1980 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, berlin germany, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 2K
Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, bohemian, protege, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, young lovers, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 99K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: love and romance, gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, tragic love, loneliness, homosexual, gay, broken heart, death, depression, teacher student relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1962
Place: california, los angeles, usa, denver colorado, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Man Called Ove (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she ...
Style: touching, compassionate, ironic, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, cancer, flashback, suicide thoughts, mentor, life & death, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy, love ...
Place: sweden, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.5
 113K
Brooklyn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Ireland, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, working class, immigrants, love and romance, love affair, starting over, true love, community, marriage, boarding house, journey, homesickness ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: ireland, manhattan new york city, usa, europe, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 7K
Goat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.
Plot: college, student, fraternity, sibling relationship, party, apology, fear, eating, library, ceremony, blood, telephone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 3K
Chinese Box (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: politics, romance, fall in love, couples, city life, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, introspection, society, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, north korea, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, couples, looking for love, urban, lifestyle, friends, love and romance, city life, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 7K
The Hero (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a ...
Plot: audition, cancer, actor, older man younger woman relationship, divorced man, marijuana, divorced father, estranged daughter, stand-up comedian, comedian, ceremony, book ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.6
 9K
Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: unreliable narrator, pregnancy, traumatic childhood, estranged couple, dead father, terminal illness, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, bench, orphan, love triangle, flash forward ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 817
Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: sentimental, touching, clever, serious, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, secret, life is a bitch, family in crisis, unfulfillment, eccentric family, couples, human spirit, family life, family problems, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. She makes a sad last bid for love with a fellow resident of her rundown boarding house, who imagines she has the money to bankroll the business he hopes to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, betrayal, piano, spinster, romance, love and romance, breakup, couples, adult virgin, love affair, dishonesty, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe, america, empire state building manhattan new york city, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 5K
To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, looking for sex, youth, introspection, society, human nature, teenage life, couples, family problems, downfall, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, unfaithful wife, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.1
 234K
Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. ...
Style: talky, intellectual, realistic, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: french, coincidence, tourist, young lovers, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, student, vacation, young woman, encounter, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, vienna, budapest hungary, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, dealing with death, family relations, unfulfillment, coming of age, last wish, death in the family, family problems, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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