Movies like The Wait

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The Wait (2015)
 6.5
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The Wait (2015)
Original name: L'attesa
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the vast rooms of a beautiful Sicilian villa, Anna receives an unexpected guest. Twenty-something Jeanne has arrived from France, declaring herself to be the girlfriend of Anna’s son, Giuseppe, who has invited her to the house to spend Easter together. But this is news to Anna, and Guiseppe is not yet there...
Plot: food, church, divorce, alcohol, lie, lake, loss of son, death of son, funeral, underwater, bikini, cigarette smoking, underwear, darkness, telephone call, underwater scene, answering machine, procession, swimming underwater, answering machine message, ringing telephone, girl in underwear, airport terminal, phone ringing, easter
Place: sicily

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Most similar movies to The Wait

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and captivating films with plots about funeral, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, family relations, telephone call, death and dancing mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Wait: Siembra (2015), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), Disengagement (2007), Code Unknown (2000), Breathe (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Siembra (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man and his son move from the Pacific coast of Colombia to Cali, but have a difficult time adapting to the city. When his son is killed, the father must go through the hard process of grief while trying to find roots in a place that does not ...
Plot: female director, pig, church, loss of son, singing, coffin, dog, death, fireworks, funeral, death of son
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95%
Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: aging, suicide, divorce, actor's life, artists and showbiz, introspection, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, ambition, desire for fame, actress, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, zurich switzerland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.6
 699
Disengagement (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Italy, Israel, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A political drama centered around Israel's pullout from the occupied Gaza strip, in which a French woman of Israeli origin comes to the Gaza Strip to find her long ago abandoned daughter.
Style: emotional, realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: destruction, society, culture clash, family relations, eviction, politics, unfulfillment, sibling relationship, siblings, estrangement, last will and testament, funeral ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel, germany, middle east, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.2
 13K
Code Unknown (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Romania, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A series of events unfold like a chain reaction, all stemming from a minor event that brings the film's five characters together. Set in Paris, France, Anne is an actress whose boyfriend Georges photographs the war in Kosovo. Georges' ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sincere, clever, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, homeless, deportation, social differences, human nature, breaking point, alienation, social decay, life is a bitch, society, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, kosovo, france, europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.1
 7K
Breathe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charlie, a 17-year-old girl tortured by doubt, is thrilled when she becomes friends with Sarah, but when Sarah tires of Charlie and looks for a new friend, their relationship takes an ominous turn.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: asthma, teenage love, friendship, love affair, youth, betrayal by friend, romance, young lovers, social relations, teenage life, obsession, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.7
 507
Diving (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A restless photographer leaves her family to "find herself" and takes up deep-sea diving.
Plot: pregnant woman, crying baby, sex scene, husband wife relationship, sex in car, radio, death of wife, soccer, boat, pregnant, bare breasts, swimming underwater ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, surreal, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, high society, artist, aging, writer's life, nun, introspection, stripper, old love, art, surrealism, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 14
Left Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giulio, a young man from Sicily, arrives in Rome to trace back Aurora, his ex-girlfriend whom he cannot forget. He stays with a couple of family friends, Rosalia and Eugenio, who have lost their only son, Nello, of the same age as Giulio. The ...
Plot: death of son, husband wife relationship, mental illness, suicide, gay interest, mourning, male female relationship, drinking alcohol, family relations, depression, ex girlfriend, drug use ...
Place: sicily, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Our Struggles (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While Olivier, a 39 year-old foreman gives his job everything he’s got, Laura, his wife and the mother of their two children, abandons the family home, leaving Olivier alone to face his responsibilities. Lost and completely thrown, Olivier is ...
Plot: cigarette smoking, labor union, funeral, suicide, train, grandmother, family relations, escape, police officer, lie, children, employee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 2K
Polina (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Polina is a young dancer from a modest family. After years of ballet academy, she is accepted by the Bolshoi; still, she decides to try and audition of a modern dance company in France. She makes it, but her journey will not end there...
Style: contemplative, captivating, sincere, romantic, touching ...
Plot: ballerina, dancing, ballet, emigrant, nightclub, homeless, hunting, wound, death of father, homeless woman, teacher, modern dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 982
Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, sea, seaside, female director, ice cream, diving, cigarette smoking, little girl, supermarket, bathtub, postcard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 172
Black Sun (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After learning the identity of the man who killed her husband, a young widow struggles with whether to forgive the killer or avenge her husband's death
Plot: male nudity, female nudity, pubic hair, loss of husband, funeral, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, falling off a cliff, revenge, wedding dress
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 6K
The Truth (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fabienne is a star; a star of French cinema. She reigns amongst men who love and admire her. When she publishes her memoirs, her daughter Lumir returns from New York to Paris with her husband and young child. The reunion between mother and daughter ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, sincere
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother, family, family relations, redemption, female protagonist, couples, autobiography, family problems, love, adaptation, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 20K
The Son's Room (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, parents and children, family problems, overcoming, family in crisis, redemption, hopes, marriage crisis, death in the family, loss of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 521
Strange Affair (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Parisian advertising executive becomes so captivated by the unsettling charm of his mysterious new employer that he eventually abandons his family and friends, viewing it a privilege to let the ubiquitous employer take over his home, his ...
Plot: manipulative behavior, man and woman in bed, disappearance, fired from the job, manipulation, scrabble, advertising, career, female nudity, employer employee relationship, business, advertising executive ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Casey's Gift: For Love of a Child (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The friendships held between two families is threatened when one of their sons drowns in the other family's swimming pool.
Plot: accident, fishing, drowning, babysitting, little boy, husband wife relationship, neighbor, nanny, friendship, accidental death, death of son, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 1K
Long Excuses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A recently widowed writer whose wife died in a bus crash comes to terms with his grief—or lack of it—in caring for the children of a working man who also lost his wife in the same accident.
Plot: loss, phone ringing, father son relationship, birthday, allergy, photograph, japanese woman, sex scene, death of wife, restaurant, funeral, bus accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 711
Vision (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Centres on Jeanne, a journalist tracking a mysterious rare herb that appears only once every 997 years.
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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An Open Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mila and Javier, both renowned surgeons and both passionate about their work, have been madly in love for the past 10 years. They have always taken great care to preserve their extraordinary love for each other and refuse to succumb to the routine ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, addiction, supportive spouse, relationship vs career, relationships, physician, pregnant wife, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 292
A Summer Day (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The sudden death of a teenager during a soccer match puts a small community completely off-balance.
Plot: cigarette smoking, book, teenage boy, bathroom, masturbation, pubic hair, friendship, mayor, death, shower, soccer ball, male objectification ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 9K
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, child, parent child relationship, child custody, husband wife relationship, boy, police, divorced parents, lawyer, lie, father son relationship, divorce ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Three Brothers (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, hopes, mafia, funeral, death, terrorism, social worker, estrangement, family problems, farm, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy, rome italy, naples italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Endless Night (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greenland, 1908. Josephine, self-confident and bold wife of famous Arctic explorer Robert Peary, embarks on a dangerous journey in pursuit of her husband who is seeking a route to the North Pole. But Josephine is also naïve and ignores warnings ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: adventure, survival, couples, wilderness, escapades, danger, forces of nature, north pole, friendship, strong female presence, couple relations, struggle for survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 7K
Elles (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A journalist tries to balance the duties of marriage and motherhood while researching a piece on college women who work as prostitutes to pay their tuition.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, feminist film
Plot: prostitution, journalist, introspection, ambition, female friendship, hopes, society, husband wife relationship, sex, marital crisis, feminism, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
How to Be a Good Wife (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paulette Van Der Beck and her husband have been running the housekeeping school of Bitche in Alsace for many years. Their mission is to train teenage girls to become the perfect housewives at a time when women were expected to be subservient to ...
Plot: feminism, nun, change, choking, debt, iron, telephone conversation, flower, tennis racket, pancake, potato, grave ...
Time: 70s, year 1968, 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 60
Wild Seed (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man who escaped from a prison comes to his inmate's village to find his wife, after having been told how wonderful she is. He hides at her place only to find out that she receives "night visits" from the village men. He starts a ...
Plot: manhunt, revenge killing, funeral, village, shaving, procession, priest, rape, lust, escaped convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 425
Lola (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just when Lola, 18 years old and transgender, learns that she can finally have surgery, her mother, who is her only financial support, passes away. Abiding by her mother’s last wishes, Lola and her father, who are permanently in conflict and have ...
Style: road movie
Plot: transsexual, death of mother, lgbt, estranged father, sea, paint, funeral, family photograph, father daughter conflict, hospital, flashback, gas station ...
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Between Summers (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Torun and Mikael have been married for a few years. When vacationing on the Danish coast, their young son Melker accidentally drowns. Torun initially blames her sister, who was supposed to supervise her children. Later she turns her anger and grief ...
Plot: infidelity, grief, divorce, brother in law sister in law relationship, sister sister relationship, beach, vacation, father son relationship, sea, guilt, tragedy, drowning ...
Place: stockholm sweden, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 200
Complicity (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, China, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Chinese man moves illegally to Japan in order to improve his life and gain opportunity. He buys and assumes a false identity at considerable cost and is, therefore, more than happy to accept a job offer meant for someone else. Having forged his ...
Plot: parent, alien, japanese woman, disco, cook, japanese police, festival, black cat, customer, sliding door, bow, father daughter relationship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
How Harry Became a Tree (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: his drama is set in rural Ireland. Believing that "a man is measured by his enemies", Harry Maloney ('Colm Meany' ) sets out to ruin George O'Flaherty - the most powerful man in town, who not only owns the local pub and most ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, social relations, village life, revenge, feud, husband wife relationship, village, dark humor, drinking, singer ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%