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It's Only the End of the World (2016)
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It's Only the End of the World (2016)
Original name: Juste la fin du monde
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Louis, a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, philosophical
Plot: dysfunctional family, resentment, lgbt, illness, marital argument, family argument, gay, psychology, parents and children, loneliness, moral dilemma, life philosophy, siblings relations, gay lead character, male homosexuality, family relations, wine, taxi, memories, getting home, heat wave, mistrust, abusive husband, dessert, makeover ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, gay, siblings relations and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like It's Only the End of the World: Mommy (2014), Pretty Things (2001), I Killed My Mother (2009), Two Days, One Night (2014), Matthias & Maxime (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mommy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.
Style: melancholic, emotional, sincere, psychological, touching ...
Plot: oedipus complex, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, 15 year old, juvenile delinquent, mother son relationship, teenage life, incest overtones, troubled teen, anti conformity, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, year 2015, near future ...
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec
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Pretty Things (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucie, who works as a white-hot fashion model, exhibits a dominant, often controlling, "Type A" personality, whereas identical twin Marie consistently projects a backward, reserved, laconic and unassuming attitude. When Lucie receives a ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, twins, musician's life, switching roles, rescue, love and romance, losing-it hero, dishonesty, betrayal, physical appearance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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100%
I Killed My Mother (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After distressing ordeals and tragic episodes, Hubert will find his mother on the banks of Saint Lawrence river, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay teenager, gay son, lgbt, mother son conflict, lgbt teen, youth, single parent, single mother, domineering mother ...
Place: france, europe
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100%
Two Days, One Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandra is a young woman who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues they must give up their bonuses in order for her to keep her job — not an easy task in this economy.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, sincere, compassionate ...
Plot: injustice, depression, unemployment, workplace, employer employee relationship, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, human nature, workplace situations, moral dilemma, working class, supportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Matthias & Maxime (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two childhood best friends are asked to share a kiss for the purposes of a student short film. Soon, a lingering doubt sets in, confronting both men with their preferences, threatening the brotherhood of their social circle, and, eventually, ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, homoerotic, captivating
Plot: gay love, friendship, gay, lgbt, gay interest, life turned upside down, group of friends, homosexual history, best friends in love, first kiss, changing lives, society ...
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49%
The Glass Menagerie (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.
Style: psychological, serious, touching, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family in crisis, family life, parents and children, family problems, unfulfillment, romance, brother sister relationship, family relations, domineering mother, cripple ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: usa, tennessee, california
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48%
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My Fair Son (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When young art student Ray moves in with his estranged businessman father after years of separation, the two tentatively begin to reconcile their many differences -- including Ray's revelation that he's gay, which his father struggles to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, touching
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, father son estrangement, father son relationship, single father, male nudity, homosexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), sleeping nude, chess, homosexual, employer employee relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, lgbt, hidden identity, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, family problems, gay relationship, psychopath, countryside, threat, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 70s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Forgive Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Violette, an expectant wife, who opens a nasty barrel of worms by filming a documentary about her dysfunctional family, to be shown to her (as yet) unborn son.Through her ever-present lens, Violette begins to unearth one nasty family secret after ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, family problems, couples, uncover truth, parents and children, infidelity, adultery, disturbed childhood, father daughter relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Male Gaze: The Heat of the Night (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel, Belgium, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When darkness falls, temperatures rise in these six stories about late night confessions, intimacy for sale, high speed hookups and full moon frissons. But when the sun comes up and reality reveals itself, will it have all been worth it?
Style: thought provoking, touching, poignant, compassionate, sentimental
Plot: gay, lgbt, male male relationship, sexual relations, repressed sexuality, dating, coming out, nightlife, gay interest, friendship, competition, generation gap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The War at Home (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jeremy Collier is a Vietnam veteran who has returned home and is struggling to cope with the war experiences that haunt him. He is also at odds with his family, who cannot begin to understand what he has been through. Jeremy's battles with his ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: resentment, family relations, thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, war, introspection, haunted by the past, siblings relations, parents and children, self discovery, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 717
Shed My Skin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The adolescent Milan discovers his own suspected homosexuality at the age of 17 and the consequences for him and his family but also the liberation as he understands why he has been so down and rebellious.
Style: suspense, rough, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: gay teenager, gay, teenager, suicide attempt, parents and children, loneliness, self discovery, identity crisis, acceptance, barefoot male, teenage boy, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Making Plans for Lena (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any ...
Style: tense, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family gatherings, divorce, family problems, parents and children, couples, siblings relations, countryside, human nature, love and romance, family relations, florist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, rome italy, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Martha... Martha (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having received a frosty reception when visiting her parents, Martha drags her husband Reymond and infant daughter Lise to Spain, to renew her acquaintance with her estranged sister Marie. After a quarrel, Marthe and her family return to France, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: family reunited, family relations, dysfunctional family, depression, sister sister relationship, mother child relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female director, visit, drinking alcohol, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sins of the Mother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shay is a young African-American college student whom is forced to take a year off from school to return to her hometown where she struggles with her anger and insecurity when she's forced to confront her alcoholic mother, Nona, whom is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: college, homecoming, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, family relations, parents and children, single parent, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Serbia, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Adi (40), a shy and introverted anthropologist who got recently dumped by his girlfriend, moves to Ferentari, most notorious outcasted neighborhood in Bucharest. He wants to write a study on manele music. The pop music of the Roma community serves ...
Style: sincere, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, touching
Plot: gay slur, soldier, lgbt, male homosexuality, gay, love, homosexuality, gay relationship, research, social status, hustler, social class ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Crossway (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A very interesting thriller about the coming of age of a troubled young man searching his place in this world. Teenage boy Jonathan (Fabien de Marchi) is having a hard time living with his father and stepmother. On a whim, he steals some money and ...
Style: homoerotic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, catholic priest, teenage boy, friendship between boys, pedophilia, kidnapping, lgbt, man in underwear, barefoot male, topless woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Ritual (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A disillusioned filmmaker has an encounter with a young girl who has a ritual of repeating "Tomorrow is my birthday" everyday. He tries to communicate with her through his video camera.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, unfulfillment, college dropout, homecoming, gays and lesbians, family relations, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: bahamas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Time to Leave (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Romain, 31, a photographer, learns that a malignancy may kill him within a few months. Decisions: treatment? work? how to tell his lover and his family. He remembers the sea and himself as a child. He stares in the mirror. He's cruel: facing ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, intellectual, talky ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, family relations, fashion photographer, tumor, siblings relations, self discovery, couple relations, sibling relationship, introspection, love and romance, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Breadcrumbs (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Liliana decides to return to Uruguay she will have to face up to a new dilemma, perhaps the last great dilemma of her life: To choose between supporting a collective case for female prisoners, raped during the time of the dictatorship, or to ...
Style: psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Plot: family relations, mother son relationship, mother and son, relationships, family, family problems, parents and children, family reunited, homecoming, kids and family, relationship problems, mother son reunion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
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Ranchlands (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The story of a spiritually scarred man whose life changes forever when he must return to his estranged family to help care for a brother who is suffering from brain cancer. With the help of a spiritually enlightened caregiver, he faces the demons of ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: gay, lgbt, cancer, romance, family secret, gay lead character, brother brother relationship, gay slur, parent child relationship, male homosexuality, mystery, homosexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, couples, family problems, gender, sexual relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, sex scene, loneliness, gender bending, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Father & Son (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A story about a gay dad who has raised his surrogate son alone after the death of his partner. The kid, weary of being bullied, seeks to break out on his own. He takes up with a guy who it turns out has a crush on the kid's dad. In limited ...
Style: psychological, sexy, sincere, weird, contemplative ...
Plot: parent child relationship, lgbt, male homosexuality, gay, gay interest, gay crush, fall in love, relationship problems, gay love, gay son, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: estrangement, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, family life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, hospital, husband wife relationship, coma, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Goddess of Fortune (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Alessandro and Arturo have been together for over 15 years and, despite the feeling they still have for each other, their relationship is now at crisis. When Alessandro’s best friend, out of the blue, asks them to take care of her two kids for a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay, family relations, husband wife relationship, love, family, adaptation, friendship, disorder, parents and children, lgbt, male homosexuality, transsexual ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, family gatherings, depression, parents and children, family problems, family tragedy, divorce, father daughter relationship, sibling rivalry, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Boys in the Band (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
Style: heartbreaking, realistic, compassionate, serious
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay interest, sexuality, male objectification, friendship, mental health, male nudity, social problems, lifestyle, moral dilemma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Maria My Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: .Ana (Judy Marte) is a young woman trying to reimagine her life after her mother’s death during the course of one California spring. Filled with resentment over her father’s mistakes, Ana feels disconnected from herself and everyone around her. ...
Style: touching, psychological, serious, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, moral dilemma, family problems, under the surface, love and romance, obsession, parents and children, half sister, male female relationship, class conflict, jazz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
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Fighting Fish (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When David's sister returns home after a long absence, their complicated past comes back to haunt them.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: incest, self harm, sex with sister, seductress, making love, moral dilemma, forbidden love, brother sister relationship, suicide attempt, sick mother, pet shop, brother sister reunion ...
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41%
The Tracey Fragments (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Tracey Berkowitz, 15, a self-described normal girl, loses her 9-year old brother, Sonny. In flashbacks and fragments, we meet her overbearing parents and the sweet, clueless Sonny. We watch Tracey navigate high school, friendless, picked on and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: survival, dysfunctional family, high school, teenage life, family problems, youth, borderline personality disorder, mother daughter relationship, bus, family relations, first sex, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
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41%