Movies like Certain Women

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Certain Women (2016)
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Certain Women (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.
Plot: lesbian interest, loneliness, flirting, affair, dysfunctional relationship, dog, prison, dancing, lesbian, school, horse, native american, mountain, teacher, lawyer, food, truck, female nudity, snow, train, unrequited love, sister sister relationship, wine, old man, infidelity ...
Time: 2010s, year 1966, year 1975, year 1918, year 1959
Place: montana

Most similar movies to Certain Women

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about drinking, telephone call, kiss, food, drink, cigarette smoking and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Certain Women: Wendy and Lucy (2008), About Ray (2015), Manchester by the Sea (2016), Where Is Kyra? (2017), Leo (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wendy and Lucy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Wendy, a near-penniless drifter, is traveling to Alaska in search of work, and her only companion is her dog, Lucy. Already perilously close to losing everything, Wendy hits a bigger bump in the road when her old car breaks down and she is arrested ...
Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: dog, small town, on the road, realism, drifter, social problems, hopes, life is a bitch, down on your luck, pets, human nature, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oregon, usa, alaska, california
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95%
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About Ray (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A teenager transitions from female to male, and his family must come to terms with that fact.
Style: neurotic
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, teenager, single mother, gender roles, drink, bullying, therapy, skipping school, hate, lesbian relationship, brushing teeth ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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67%
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
Style: psychological, melancholic, dramatic, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Plot: death, funeral, hospital, dysfunctional family, grief, boat, nephew, house fire, sadness, loss, loneliness, depression ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Where Is Kyra? (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pushed to the brink after losing her job, a woman struggles to survive. As the months pass and her troubles deepen, she embarks on a perilous and mysterious journey that threatens to usurp her life.
Plot: female nudity, cafe, deception, bus, rain, bank, funeral, dressing, brooklyn new york city, train, neighbor, gurney ...
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65%
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Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, prison, redemption, pregnancy, release from prison, couples, going straight, death in the family, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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99 Homes (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After his family is evicted from their home, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash tries to win his home back by striking a deal with the devil and working for Rick Carver, the corrupt real estate broker who evicted him.
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: single father, moral dilemma, real estate agent, financial crisis, construction worker, workplace, human nature, family relations, workplace situations, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, united states, boston, new orleans ...
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60%
Little Accidents (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small American coal town living in the shadow of a recent mining accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws three people together—a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy—in a web of secrets.
Plot: small town, solace, shower, girl, gurney, reporter, pantyhose, death of father, milkshake, falling to the ground, fireworks, boss ...
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59%
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Levelland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Plot: peeping tom, trophy, loss of father, swimming, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, liar, male nudity, brother brother relationship, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Plot: chemotherapy, coffee, pharmacist, panic, crying woman, black eye, abandoned by father, cancer, asian, caretaker, falling asleep, emergency room ...
Time: year 1983
Place: manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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I Smile Back (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: mental illness, life is a bitch, hopes, dysfunctional family, going straight, family problems, suburbs, redemption, addiction, wealthy family, suburban life, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Angel Blue (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dennis (Sam Bottoms) is a handsome, successful and well-liked civic leader who lives in his hometown with his lovely wife (Lisa Eichhorn) and their new baby. When Enrique Vasquez (Marco Rodriguez) and his striking teen daughter Angela (Yeniffer ...
Plot: betrayal, violence, neighbor, love, small town, chase, bar, bare breasts, cafe, shower, child abuse, swimming ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: fraternity, student, college, sibling relationship, brutality, parking lot, vomiting, photograph, male nudity, swimming pool, cell phone, female female kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mediterranea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva ...
Plot: illegal immigration, smuggling, friend, ship, underwater scene, french, brother sister relationship, tv news, grandmother granddaughter relationship, sleeping, gang, train station ...
Place: italy, africa, mediterranean sea, libya, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Years after their teenage daughter’s death, Lois and Doug Riley, an upstanding Indiana couple, are frozen by estranging grief. Doug escapes to New Orleans on a business trip. Compelled by urgencies he doesn’t understand, he insinuates himself ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: loss of child, stripper, prostitute, redemption, loss of loved one, loss of daughter, pot smoking, dealing with death, rape, teenage life, couples, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans, indiana, new jersey ...
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51%
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Anesthesia (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.
Plot: surgery, autopsy, injection, interracial kiss, unhappiness, morality, hysteria, loneliness, teenage sex, backpack, milk, bench ...
Time: year 2008
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, abortion, infidelity, dysfunctional family, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, love and romance, step parent, love affair, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nameless young character travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers, having banal conversations, and dedicating his existence to daily mundane activities.
Plot: hitchhiking, letter, tent, camping, travel, pay phone, on the road, gas station, listening to a radio, newspaper, rifle, minimal dialogue ...
Place: houston texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Dynamiter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: All fourteen-year-old Robbie Hendrick ever wanted was a family. Yet as another Mississippi summer begins, his wayward mother has run off again fearing a breakdown and he's left to burn the days caring for his half brother, Fess. As the deep ...
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: small town, youth, innocence lost, coming of age, small town life, family problems, teenage life, dysfunctional family, dysfunctional character, social relations, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Road Movie (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gil and Hank are two independent truckers who run into problems when they are forced to pay off traffic managers to get loads. They also have to pay off highway cops when their rigs are overweight and bank loans but consider themselves lucky just to ...
Style: road movie
Plot: razor, car accident, rain, female nudity, listening to a radio, police, highway, labor, factory, threesome, stabbing, loneliness ...
Place: chicago illinois, cross country, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama
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, captivating, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: graduation, christmas, coming of age, friendship, small town, innocence lost, coach, jealousy, funeral, americana, american dream, basketball ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, couple relations, crumbling marriage, depression, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marital problem, dancing, truck, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lizzie (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman goes on a notorious ax-murdering rampage in Massachusetts at the turn of the century.
Style: based on true events, suspense
Plot: last will and testament, father daughter relationship, abusive father, murder trial, axe murder, female female kiss, sex, reading a newspaper, witness, bare breasts, gun, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Down to the Bone (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman stuck in a stale marriage struggles to raise her children and manage her secret drug habit. But when winter comes to her small town, her balancing act begins to come crashing down.
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: addiction, rehabilitation, cocaine, working class, drug dealing, drug abuse, alcohol abuse, human nature, couples, pets, going straight, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Maladies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, we watch as their Maladies intertwine.
Style: psychological, rough, touching, realistic, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, split personality, actor, small town, gender bending, siblings relations, family relations, mentally unstable, misfit, eating, hearing voices, eyeglasses ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When autistic teen Ricky is scolded for skipping class, he escapes into the subway for a days-long odyssey among the subway’s disparate denizens. Meanwhile, his mother wages an escalating search effort above ground. Based on a true story and set ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: train, social misfits, parents and children, hopes, family relations, misfit, urban, teenage life, mentally challenged, missing child, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 97
Jerome (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jerome is a day in the life of a dreamer. Wade Hampton has found himself trapped by responsibility and lack of understanding by those closest to him. As a result, Wade simply leaves his old life with the idea of fulfilling a repressed dream of ...
Style: touching, gloomy, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: factory, on the road, desert, small town, fish out of water, estrangement, hopes, unfulfillment, family in crisis, love and romance, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
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The Men's Club (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Seven men have a group session and share their feelings on women, love, life and work.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: erection, midlife crisis, working class, friendship, infidelity, society, social relations, love triangle, thirtysomething life, hopes, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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About Alex (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to console a suicidal member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love, and widening political differences ...
Style: talky, gloomy, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, reunion, college graduate, unsupportive friend, friends, twentysomething life, drugs/alcohol, introspection, disagreement, depression, suicide attempt, wine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
After the Wedding (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: marriage, wedding, dying, businessman, poverty, orphanage, wealth, millionaire, idealism, family, health situation, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, india, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 109
Paradise (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
Plot: sex, money, father son relationship, marriage, faith, bar, kiss, song, singing, female nudity, brother brother relationship, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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