Movies like Rams

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Rams (2015)
 7.3
 12K
Rams (2015)
Original name: Hrútar
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country’s best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi’s sheep, the entire valley comes under threat. The authorities decide to cull all the animals in the area to contain the outbreak. But Gummi and Kiddi don’t give up so easily – and each brother tries to stave off the disaster in his own fashion: Kiddi by using his rifle and Gummi by using his wits.
Style: melancholic, emotional, bleak, atmospheric, depressing, touching, heartbreaking, intense, visually appealing, breathtaking ...
Plot: survival, life, isolation, sibling rivalry, brother brother relationship, loneliness, brothers, snow, sheep, countryside, solitude, beautiful scenery, existentialism, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), christmas, dog, illness, puzzle, secret, house, inheritance, storm, farmer, male nudity ...
Place: iceland

Most similar movies to Rams

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, reflective, thought provoking and realistic films with plots about storytelling, loneliness, life philosophy, dialogue, culture clash, depression and runaway mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Rams: Shower (1999), Jean de Florette (1986), Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011), Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004), Manon of the Spring (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 4K
Shower (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An aged father and his younger, mentally challenged son have been working hard every day to keep the bathhouse running for a motley group of regular customers. When his elder son, who left years ago to seek his fortune in the southern city of ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: mentally challenged, tradition, shower, parents and children, society, human nature, bathhouse, father son relationship, family relations, aging, brother brother relationship, businessman ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, tibet, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: provence, conspiracy, countryside, farm, inheritance, avarice, village life, social relations, family relations, down on your luck, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Style: humorous, melancholic, touching, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: slacker, destiny, loneliness, everyday life, naivete, loser, parents and children, existentialism, immature, character change, brother brother relationship, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael is a 24-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in.
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: friendship, disability, youth, life, loneliness, human spirit, love triangle, character study, friends, cerebral palsy, unlikely friendships, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Manon of the Spring (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: provence, haunted by the past, countryside, uncover truth, revenge, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), social relations, buried truth, village life, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.4
 43K
Toni Erdmann (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Monaco, Romania, France, Switzerland
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Without warning a father comes to visit his daughter abroad. He believes that she lost her humor and therefore surprises her with a rampage of jokes.
Style: melancholic, realistic, emotional, satirical, atmospheric ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, estranged daughter, male masturbation, culture clash, ambition, loneliness, existentialism, character study, life, parenthood, party, death of mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, germany, bulgaria, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.0
 21K
The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, friendship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, countryside, loneliness, midlife crisis, eccentricity, existentialism, sarcasm, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
You, the Living (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark, Norway, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the Swedish city of Lethe, people from different walks of life take part in a series of short, deadpan vignettes that rush past. Some are just seconds long, none longer than a couple of minutes. A young woman (Jessica Lundberg) remembers a ...
Style: tragicomedy, melancholic, ironic, meditative, surreal ...
Plot: alienation, lifestyle, life, human nature, loneliness, existentialism, music, life philosophy, honest, pickpocket, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Of Horses and Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with terrible consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.
Style: sincere, bleak, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: horse, countryside, human nature, love and romance, animal life, romance, love affair, social relations, village life, father son relationship, strong female character, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, small town, life is a bitch, suicide, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family relations, depression, midlife crisis, loneliness, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Station Agent (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, sentimental, depressing ...
Plot: loneliness, friendship, dwarf, inheritance, lifestyle, human nature, misfit, antisocial behavior, social misfits, unlikely friendships, small town, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 25K
Mr. Church (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: cooking, friendship, family, storytelling, life philosophy, relationships, book, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, cook, idealism ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 1980, year 1986, 1960s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, culture clash, actor, couple relations, dull life, photographer, marriage, advertising, friendship, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 55K
Calvary (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Style: meditative, bleak, captivating, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Plot: clergy, confession, death threat, priest, goodhearted, social relations, small town life, human nature, small town, painting, catholic church, recovering alcoholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The King Is Alive (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, South Africa, Norway, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens, an idea emerges: why not stage a play. However the choice of King Lear ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: desert, survival, isolation, rescue, stranded, human nature, life is a bitch, danger, village, bus, culture clash, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: vengeance, working class, murder, pregnancy, loneliness, parent child relationship, factory, young woman, mother daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, poison, visceral ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Antonia's Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: village, village life, generation gap, philosophy, feminism, widow, friendship, introspection, human nature, single parent, world war two, social misfits ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 35K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: professor, midlife crisis, depression, family relations, family, mental illness, neighbor, dying, parents and children, siblings relations, nursing, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, poland, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Songs from the Second Floor (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, dark humor, humorous, talky ...
Plot: poet, traffic jam, apocalypse, human nature, religions or cults, worldwide chaos, artist, surrealism, loneliness, insanity, insurance, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 9K
Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: melancholic, depressing, compassionate, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, physical appearance, misfit, small town, overweight child, freak, teachers and students, mentor, unlikely friendships, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Life as a Dog (1985)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A boy, obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle in 1959 Sweden.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: boxing, coming of age, small town, friendship, soccer, tomboy, teenage life, bittersweet, dog, loneliness, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 36K
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family members become emotional, as everyone's secrets are exposed.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, family secret, social worker, jealousy, working class, funeral, loneliness, bittersweet, death of parent, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 7K
Mifune (1999)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kresten, newly wed, is on the threshold of a great career success in his father-in-law´s company. But when the death of his own father takes him back to his poverty-stricken childhood home, far out in the country, his career plans fall apart. For ...
Style: clever, offbeat, atmospheric, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: countryside, prostitute, small town, society, family relations, honeymoon, siblings relations, romance, couple relations, nothing goes right, dogma, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Henry Poole Is Here (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry Poole abandons his fiancée and family business to spend what he believes are his remaining days alone. The discovery of a 'miracle' by a nosy neighbor ruptures his solitude and restores his faith in life.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, miraculous event, loneliness, neighbor, society, love and romance, dealing with death, religion, nosy neighbor, depression, suburbs, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Friend of the Deceased (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Ukraine
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tolla is an unemployed translator whose wife is leaving him. Despondent and weak, he submits to the suggestion of an acquantance to have a contract placed on the man that his wife is seeing. Instead, however, he arranges for the hit to be placed on ...
Style: harsh, reflective, melancholic, sexy, interesting ...
Plot: hitman, prostitute, translator, panties, thong panties, black panties, russian, drinking, depression, bittersweet, nudity (topless - notable), pornography ...
Place: russia, new jersey, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 110K
Nebraska (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.
Style: humorous, meditative, touching, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, small town, road trip, obsessive quest, elderly, delusion, alcohol abuse, on the road, family relations, father son relationship, father-son relationship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: nebraska, usa, montana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 8K
Lonesome Jim (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Failing to make it on his own, 27-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, homecoming, single parent, alienation, introspection, family problems, couple relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, new orleans, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, nurse, ambulance, paralysis, surgery, paramedic, public health, terminal illness, health situation, fighting illness, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, mental illness, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, eccentric family, family problems, couples, family life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mondays in the Sun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, working class, job seeking, self esteem, bar, destiny, life is a bitch, redemption, small town, breaking point, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, europe, galicia, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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