Movies like 24 Weeks

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24 Weeks (2016)
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24 Weeks (2016)
Original name: 24 Wochen
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Astrid is a comedian who makes people laugh for a living; her husband Markus is her manager and the two of them work well together. They have a nine-year-old daughter and are expecting their second child. When they learn that their child will not be born healthy, they are at first optimistic that they will be able to meet this challenge – although they have no idea what awaits them. But the closer it gets to the due date, the more Astrid begins to worry about the future of her unborn child as well as that of her family and her career. After many discussions and arguments Astrid realises that the decision that will affect all their lives must be made by her alone. What complicates matters further is the fact that, as a successful entertainer, she is in the eye of the public and the media.
Style: sad, suspense, disturbing, tragic ending
Plot: down syndrome, husband wife relationship, abortion, family relations, pregnant woman, pregnancy, sex scene, dilemma, sex with a pregnant woman, society, pregnant woman nude, pregnancy and birth, heart condition, female nudity, childbirth, doctor, large breasts, bare breasts, performance, female director, shower, female full frontal nudity, screaming, brushing teeth
Place: germany

Most similar movies to 24 Weeks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, realistic and disturbing films with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, pregnancy, female nudity, society, sex scene and couples mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like 24 Weeks: Illegitimate (2016), Looking for Her (2015), Amir (2016), Vacuum (2017), Ordinary People (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Illegitimate (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Poland, France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: sexy, touching, psychological, melancholic, contemplative ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, brother sister sex, twins, forbidden sex, family relations, forbidden love, brother sister relationship, sex scene, discussion, unwanted pregnancy, pregnant woman ...
Place: romania
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Looking for Her (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elisa, on a verge of divorce, leaves Paris with her son Noe to settle in her hometown of Dunkerque to find the biological mother who gave her up for adoption 30 years before.
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: adoption, mother daughter reunion, pregnant woman, abortion, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, racism, pregnancy, mother son relationship, female director, dining hall ...
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 7.2
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Amir (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amir, a young musician retired from the scene, must face a tough decision: To stay by Ely's side, his girlfriend, during an unwanted pregnancy or Jeanette, cute lead singer of a band that will restore not only his passion for music, also for ...
Plot: pregnancy, love, female nudity, sexual relations, male female relationship, love affair, couple relations, young love, sex scene, family relations, husband wife relationship, sex ...
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Vacuum (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amidst the preparations for her 35th wedding anniversary, Meredith is surprised by the discovery that she is HIV-positive. Only her husband André could have been the carrier of the virus.
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, illness, marriage, hiv, husband wife conflict, german abroad, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, family relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, child abduction, missing child, child, violence, money, mother child relationship, kidnapped child, transvestite, running, theft ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Invisible Life (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s. The life of Guida and Euridice Gusmão, raised to be invisible in the eyes of the Brazilian society of that time, like all the other women of that generation.
Style: psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: erotica, masturbation, erection, friendship, father daughter relationship, love, rivalry, family relations, ambition, adaptation, destiny, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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42%
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia, Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Senada is 31 and she lives in Poljice neighborhood in Lukavac municipality with her partner and two daughters. She is pregnant with her third child for approximately five months. Since she didn’t have health insurance, she does not go to the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, cinema verite
Plot: pregnancy, life is a bitch, family problems, realism, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, race against time, misfit, social misfits, money raising, society ...
Place: europe, bosnia
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Arrhythmia (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Finland, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Oleg is a young gifted paramedic. His wife Katya works as a nurse at the hospital emergency department. She loves Oleg, but is fed up with him caring more about patients than her. She tells him she wants a divorce. The new head of Oleg’s EMA ...
Style: depressing, disturbing, melancholic, art house, sad
Plot: married couple, hospital, alcohol, paramedic, nurse, doctor, emergency, drinking, male objectification, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, sex in kitchen ...
Place: russia
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Mitte 30 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sex comedy, sexy
Plot: widow, shower, companion, partner, infidelity, male nudity, daughter, loan, adultery, loud sex, father in law, architect ...
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.
Style: sad, serious, social, wistful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: abortion, sexual abuse, teenage girl, rape victim, rape, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, teenager, friendship between girls, friendship between teens, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york
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A Private Matter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of Romper Room host "Miss Sherri" Finkbine, who, after the devastating effects of thalidomide were discovered in the early 1960s, sparked a firestorm of controversy with her determination to obtain an abortion.
Style: sincere, emotional, controversial, tense, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, courtroom drama, state affairs, rebellion, society, legal, doctors and patients, human spirit, couple relations, racism, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 8
LUMA (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: touching, sexy, psychological, contemplative, suspense
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Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: disability, family relations, family life, family problems, couples, social relations, society, couple relations, babies and infants, youth, small town, small town life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Bride (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: sentimental, psychological, captivating, realistic
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, disturbing, thought provoking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Rain People (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, gloomy, serious ...
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32%
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Counterparts (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
Moment of Truth: A Child Too Many (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Patty Nowakowski already has three children, but decides to be a surrogate mother. Fully confident of being able to give up her baby, she is nonetheless stunned when she discovers that she is expecting twins, and the couple for whom she is pregnant ...
Plot: fraternal twins, family relations, court case, twin, court, pregnancy, pregnant woman, adoption, twins, husband wife relationship, child custody, surrogate mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Marie-Line (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman learns to care for others when she's forced to help people on the wrong side of the law in this drama. Marie-Line (Muriel Robin) is a single woman in her mid-forties who oversees the cleaning crew at a large office building. On the job, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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31%
 7.2
 503
Sophiiiie! (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, touching
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Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
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Style: touching, suspense, tense, psychological, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Little Girl Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis, female protagonist, female director, piano, male nudity, older woman younger man relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I Only Want You to Love Me (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of the young man Peter, who grew up during the economic miracle, bereft of parental care and love. Learning early on that interpersonal relationships are based on the principles of exchange or purchase, he abides by these rules and gives ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: couples, dysfunctional family, crimes, family relations, crime and punishment, injustice, family problems, life sentence, estrangement, life is a bitch, crime, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
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Choices (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 19 year old girl suddenly finds herself pregnant. Not wanting to face motherhood or dealing with the consequences of a child, she contemplates an abortion without the knowledge of her boyfriend. However, her father, a retired 62 year old judge ...
Plot: abortion, father daughter conflict, crisis of conscience, pregnancy, daughter, husband wife relationship, unplanned pregnancy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%