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.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, ironic, feminist film
Plot: lesbian interest, loneliness, female lawyer, flirting, ranch, dysfunctional relationship, marriage, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, school, teacher, old man, small town, countryside, affair, multiple storylines, female director, dog, prison, dancing, lesbian, horse, native american, mountain, lawyer ...
Time: year 1918, 2010s, year 1975, year 1966, year 1959
Place: montana

Most similar movies to Certain Women

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, melancholic and touching films with plots about drinking alcohol, drinking, husband wife relationship, kiss, drink, mother daughter relationship and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Certain Women: Wakefield (2016), Where Is Kyra? (2017), Wendy and Lucy (2008), Little Accidents (2014), 99 Homes (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wakefield (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.
Style: serious, psychological, sad
Plot: nervous breakdown, jealousy, attic, midlife crisis, homeless man, missing person, loneliness, street life, marriage, hiding, bum, stranded ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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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.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: poverty, police detective, husband wife relationship, street life, anger, ambulance, old woman, drinking, death of mother, brooklyn new york city, mother daughter relationship, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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100%
 7.1
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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, psychological, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: dog, small town, owner dog relationship, social problems, financial problem, down on your luck, life is a bitch, hopes, pets, loneliness, friendship, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: oregon, usa, alaska, california
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85%
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.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: adultery, extramarital affair, small town, solace, teenage boy, investigation, marital problem, secret, disappearance, husband wife relationship, search, tragic event ...
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61%
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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, sincere, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: real estate agent, financial crisis, single father, moral dilemma, construction worker, human nature, workplace, life is a bitch, family relations, workplace situations, parent child relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, orlando florida, united states, boston ...
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58%
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Wildlife (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry—a housewife and a golf pro—in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job—and his sense of ...
Style: suspenseful, melancholic, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: teenage boy, infidelity, unemployment, parents and children, husband wife relationship, family drama, coming of age, unemployed, golf, bus, fire, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1960
Place: montana, washington state, idaho, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: depressing, heartbreaking, psychological, emotional, sad ...
Plot: depression, sadness, family drama, loneliness, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, death, loss, nephew, last will and testament, house fire, funeral ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 36K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, twists and turns, lyrical
Plot: novelist, writers, nobel prize, professor, infidelity, sexism, extramarital affair, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, eastern europe, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, touching, melancholic
Plot: alzheimer's disease, grandmother granddaughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, blizzard, memory loss, drinking alcohol, prayer, lie, drinking, apology, snow, self discovery ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
All I See Is You (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A blind woman's relationship with her husband changes when she regains her sight and discovers disturbing details about themselves.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: married couple, blind woman, husband wife relationship, surgical operation, blonde, operation, medication, loss of eyesight, car accident, fear, promise, doctor ...
Place: thailand, barcelona, bangkok thailand, barcelona spain, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
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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, suspense, captivating
Plot: infidelity, release from prison, prison, going straight, redemption, life is a bitch, family problems, love affair, prison life, confined, husband wife relationship, diner ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 78
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: coach, drinking, adultery, bar, gymnast, bank, extramarital affair, pervert, parking lot, telephone call, neighbor, friend ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 108
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 ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing
Plot: televangelist, faith, marriage, husband wife relationship, reverend, hypocrisy, businessman, extramarital affair, infidelity, money, wealth, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 5K
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: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, mental illness, suburbs, going straight, family problems, redemption, dysfunctional family, hopes, life is a bitch, addiction, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Things That Hang from Trees (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The young boy's seemingly simple goal develops ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, touching
Plot: traumatic childhood, child abuse, boy, husband wife relationship, mental illness, father son relationship, bullying, abusive husband, drunkenness, teasing, small town, mother son relationship ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pieces of a Woman (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A grieving woman embarks on an emotional journey after the Ioss of her baby.
Plot: loss of child, grief, home birth, midwife, grieving, birth, mirror ball, death of child, cleavage, sense of smell, domineering mother, listening to music ...
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
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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 ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, friendship, terminal illness, promise, chemotherapy, lie, slacker, self destructing, cancer, new life ...
Time: year 1983, year 2000, year 2013
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 4K
Anesthesia (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: chase, pursuit, promise, violence, suspicion, paranoia, friendship, professor, husband wife relationship, psychiatrist, doctor, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Safety of Objects (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburban landscape, the lives of several families interlace with loss, despair and personal crisis. Esther Gold has lost focus on all but caring for her comatose son, Paul, and neglects her daughter and husband. Lawyer Jim Train is devoted to ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, tense ...
Plot: family relations, coma, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, society, crumbling marriage, single parent, family problems, suburbs, small town ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 185K
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: touching, emotional, psychological, romantic, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, couple relations, strong sexual content, marital problem, dysfunctional family, depression, nurse, romance, introspection, up and down relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 9K
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: contemplative, touching, atmospheric, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, small town, murder, prophecy, family relations, all black cast, curse, superstition, aunt niece relationship, tavern, incest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: touching, emotional, psychological, depressing, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: loss of child, older man young girl relationship, prostitute, redemption, stripper, life is a bitch, friendship, haunted by the past, teenage life, marital problem, acceptance, overcoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, indiana, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 140
Levelland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Audience: teens
Plot: ulcer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie, marriage, cafe, bare breasts, band, brother brother relationship, restaurant, food, undressing, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: smuggling, illegal immigration, interracial relations, friendship, promise, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, job seeking, family relations, bloody face ...
Place: italy, africa, libya, algeria, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 84K
Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, student, loneliness, friendship, basketball, liberal, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 13K
Beach Rats (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating
Plot: lgbt teen, gay, coming out, marijuana, teenager, friendship, promise, apology, drinking alcohol, dating, drinking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: family relations, rancher, dysfunctional family, sibling rivalry, homecoming, manipulation, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, male female relationship, family reunited ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Style: surreal, psychological, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, depressing ...
Plot: existentialism, depression, obsession, theater, actor, director, writer's life, writers, self fulfillment, artists and showbiz, therapist, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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.
Style: exciting, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: college, student, sibling relationship, college student, death of friend, ritual, sexism, false accusation, dancing, gay slur, party, 19 year old ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 8K
Custody (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody to her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers ...
Style: sentimental, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: custody battle, parent child relationship, child custody, husband wife relationship, divorced parents, father son relationship, police, lie, boy, lawyer, child, divorce ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%