Movies like Indignation

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Indignation (2016)
 6.8
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Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
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: intellectual, melancholic, sexy, exciting, stylized, sentimental, philosophical, thought provoking, macabre, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jewish, college, romance, adolescence, existentialism, war, atheist, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, student, lgbtq, friendship, hospital, anti semitism, culture clash, love, catastrophe, survival, teenager, school, women, violence, writers ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1955, year 1951, 1950s
Place: tokyo, new jersey, ohio

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Most similar movies to Indignation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, dramatic and emotional films with plots about mentor, storytelling, runaway, friendship, adaptation, love and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Indignation: Evening (2007), The Spectacular Now (2013), Goodbye, Columbus (1969), Elegy (2008), Starting Out in the Evening (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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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, intense, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, beautiful scenery, mother daughter relationship, women, secrets, mother, haunted by the past, power of love, wedding, death, dying, summer ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, england, usa
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95%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, first love, teenage life, youth, teenage love, couples, romance, family relations, high school, classmate, drinking problem ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: sexy, sexual, witty, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: wedding, hotel, romance, satire, couples, guilt, nudity (full frontal - brief), identity, gangsters, multiple storylines, trippy, childhood ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, new jersey, tokyo, usa, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 23K
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: sexy, sincere, erotic, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, teacher student sex, obsession, teachers and students, sexuality, infidelity, romance, love and romance, hedonism, adultery, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for ...
Style: realistic, touching, intellectual, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, aging, writer's life, friendship, writers, starting over, character study, love and romance, couples, graduation, masseuse, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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66%
 6.3
 12K
Norwegian Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's, high school student Toru Watanabe loses his only friend Kizuki after he commits suicide. Toru, now looking for a new life, enters a university in Tokyo. By chance, Toru meets Kizuki's ex-girlfriend Naoko in the ...
Style: romantic, thought provoking, visually appealing, enigmatic, melancholic ...
Plot: suicide, love triangle, teenager, love story, coming of age, young man, young lovers, self discovery, haunted by the past, introspection, death, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, asia, japan, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 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, sexy, thought provoking, non-linear, confusing ...
Plot: death, love, culture clash, romance, politics, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), relationships, revolution, life philosophy, secrets, sexualized violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, beijing china, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK, Colombia
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: sexy, emotional, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, letter, impossible love, love, love triangle, magic realism, nudity (full frontal - brief), unlikely friendships, betrayal, visceral, multiple storylines, justice ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, latin america, caribbean, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, small town, friendship, pregnancy, romance, betrayal, college, college life, adaptation, love affair, student, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Price Above Rubies (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life.
Style: touching, emotional, light, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: women, stereotypes, loneliness, love and romance, self discovery, jewish, love affair, orthodox jew, introspection, judaism, jewelry, job ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, israel, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 247K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
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: melancholic, sexy, emotional, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, first love, forbidden love, nazi, older woman younger man sex, world war two, holocaust, secret, sex, unlikely couple ...
Time: year 1988, year 1958, year 1980, post world war two, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, israel, west berlin west germany, hamburg germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Great Expectations (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sexy, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: art, artist, childhood, destiny, romance, love, fall in love, social differences, stranger, inheritance, understanding, painting ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 18th century, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, london, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: feel good, humorous, intense, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenager, romance, high school life, father son relationship, love, adaptation, family relations, prank, honest, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, rhode island, new jersey, connecticut, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sleepwalk with Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Style: funny, humorous, talky, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: sleepwalking, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, loser, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, mental illness, marriage, road trip, relationships, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, brooklyn new york city, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cancer, teenager, terminal illness, first love, dealing with death, fall in love, friendship, coping, adolescence, love and romance, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, amsterdam, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark ...
Style: emotional, psychological, sexy, erotic, talky ...
Plot: haunted by the past, loneliness, redemption, character study, brutality, justice, seduction, self destructing, tennis, dishonesty, hidden identity, loss of child ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, year 1944, year 1998, 20th century
Place: new england, new jersey, massachusetts, usa, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, affectionate, poignant ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, friendship, coming of age, bittersweet, stripper, nudity (full frontal - brief), shoplifting, character study, death, adaptation, fantasy world, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tokyo, new jersey, tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I Love You, I Love You Not (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: School student and her European-born grandmother share sad stories of their lives.
Style: sexy, melancholic, light, dramatic, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, cheerleading, holocaust, anti semitism, jewish, romance, school, world war two, friendship, workplace, mentor, love story ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: talky, intense, stylized, touching, serious ...
Plot: starting over, abusive husband, adolescence, family relations, hitchhiker, parents and children, human nature, love affair, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, harvard university, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Run of the Country (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Irish lad (Matt Keeslar) who fled from his oppressive, widowed father (Albert Finney) falls for a girl (Victoria Smurfit) from an affluent family.
Style: sexy, reflective, cerebral, surreal, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleading, coming of age, romance, teenager, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), weapons, adolescence, distopia, obsession, parenthood, strained relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, japan, tokyo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, romance, opposites attract, love story, education, unemployment, love and romance, couple relations, teachers and students, couples, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, shyness, high school life, suicide, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 3K
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: disturbing, erotic, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, art, photographer, secrets, love and romance, social differences, society, parents and children, dysfunctional family, women, age difference, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, ireland, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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: sexy, emotional, thought provoking, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, adultery, romance, loneliness, love story, multiple storylines, complex characters, character study, lifestyle, looking for love, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, harlem, seattle, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 143K
Brooklyn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: immigrants, starting over, love and romance, love triangle, female protagonist, friendship, irish, immigration, working class, true love, homesickness, fashion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: ireland, brooklyn new york city, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, sentimental, sexy, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, older woman younger man relationship, teenager, graduation, high school, nostalgia, christmas, high school prom, jealousy, self discovery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, year 1952, year 1951
Place: texas, usa, california, austin texas, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, emotional, depressing, sad, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, adolescence, teenager, cancer, dying, terminal illness, coming of age, friends, school, leukemia, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, emotional, intense, sincere, erotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, aids, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, loneliness, self discovery, eccentricity, multiple storylines, romance, hopes, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: san francisco, ohio, new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Merchant of Venice (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In 16th century Venice, when a merchant must default on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender for a friend with romantic ambitions, the bitterly vengeful creditor demands a gruesome payment instead.
Style: sexy, talky, melancholic, stylized, tense ...
Plot: shakespeare, renaissance, love and romance, friends, jewish, prejudice, culture clash, segregation, women, farce, social decay, life is a bitch ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: venice, england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: harsh, stylized, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: priest, abortion, celibacy, forbidden love, lust, catholicism, corruption, sin, priest in love, hypocrisy, pregnancy, clergy ...
Place: mexico, latin america, tokyo, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%