Movies like How It Ends 2016

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How It Ends
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gobinon is the story of two people who are in love in the modern world. Peter is a graphic novelist working on a story called 'the Janitor', a futuristic science fiction He constantly takes his own relationship with Rachel as inspiration to his novel. Rachel is a biologist, who discovers a fish called 'Gobinon' in the Midwest waters of a small town. Gobinon seem to have water cleansing effect to the water around them, and Rachel further more receives offers from prestigious scientific communities to travel and study the fish. Then Rachel discovers that she is pregnant with Peter's child, and her decision becomes ever more weighted. Gobinon is the story of divergent dreams among a couple who are deeply in love.
Plot: time, evolution, earth, environmentalism, fish, dream, rocket, outer space, sex
Place: midwest

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, stylized and exciting films with plots about dream, sex, death, outer space, storytelling, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like How It Ends: Solaris (2002), Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009), Andromeda (2000), One Hour Fantasy Girl (2009), Youth Without Youth (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Solaris
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
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Time: future
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Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.
Style: clever, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
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 6.7
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Andromeda
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, a.i., adventure, spacecraft, rescue, alien encounter, heroic mission, space wars, military, alien, black hole ...
Time: future
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    User:   65%
 
One Hour Fantasy Girl
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A 20 year old girl, sick of being broke, begins work as a "fantasy girl" where she acts out any fantasy a guy wants as long as no sex is involved and is 100% legal.
Style: suspense
Plot: abusive mother, dream, mother, gang, whip, alcoholic, domestic violence, e mail, apartment, coming of age, sexual fantasy, meditation ...
Place: midwest
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    User:   77%
 
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Let Us Go and Burn Her Body; Or, The Devil Done Let Out
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young female paranormalist is pursued by a man claiming to be the devil in human form.
Style: gothic, romanticism, post modern, fairy tale, classic literature
Plot: teenager, suicide, ghost, pop culture, television, surrealism, student, secret, basement, murder, sex, escape ...
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Youth Without Youth
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, surreal, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Plot: fountain of youth, hospital, amnesia, metaphysics, aging, memory, elderly, supernatural ability, life & death, miraculous event, storytelling, immortality ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: romania, asia, europe, india, nepal ...
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    User:   63%
 
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The Banquet
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty in China. The movie is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies.
Style: serious, captivating, epic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: tragic hero, betrayal, royal court, political unrest, royal family, politics, dishonesty, intrigue, state affairs, unfulfillment, murder, manipulations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
 6.9
 14
Waking Up
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Brown (Jeremy Curran), who dreams he's traveling backwards through time, attempts to fix his relationship with his recently deceased wife, Jennifer (Amy Burke). His best friend (John Wood), his co-worker (Jørgen Pedersen), even his new ...
Plot: insanity, dream, sunrise, classroom, nosebleed, art, anniversary, psychologist, nightmare, alarm, time travel, personal growth ...
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System:   57%
    User:   57%
 
 6.1
 799
Crooked Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: college, family life, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, human nature, infidelity, human spirit, secret, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, virginia
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    User:   49%
 
The Astronaut Farmer
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, offbeat, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
 5.8
 238
Real Life
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Greece, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Aris, 27 years old, returns home after a long journey... His mother, an eccentric and lonely woman lives together with her secretary, Sylvia and her loyal gardener mute Christos. Her house is famous not only for its view in Acropolis but also for ...
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    User:   46%
 
The Inhabited Island
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: future dystopia, distant planet, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, revolution, battles, space and aliens, danger, dishonesty, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
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System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
 6.8
 296K
Men in Black 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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 3.9
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    User:   57%
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
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Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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 6.0
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Guinevere
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
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 5.9
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Mars et Avril
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time: future
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
 6.6
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Thrashin'
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, tense
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    User:   53%
 
 7.0
 438K
Oblivion
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Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Time: future
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 6.6
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Ender's Game
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Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, military, adventure, video game, alien, genocide, space travel, bullying, mentor, military base, space opera, prodigy ...
Time: future
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    User:   50%
 
The Ice Pirates
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
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Time: future, 80s
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    User:   53%
 
 3.5
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Homo Erectus
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, sentimental
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Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   43%
 
Wristcutters: A Love Story
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, dark humor, surreal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
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The Island
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
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Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, cloning, genetics, chase, car chase, environment, science, clones, escape, redemption, motorcycle, desert ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
Zoe and the Astronaut
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zoe has suffered with Leukemia her whole life. When Zoe's condition worsens after the latest course of treatment, her Doctor gives her a few months to live. Zoe, heartbroken, responds by resigning from life completely while her parents, John ...
Style: epic, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
 6.4
 274K
Click
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: wish come true, alternate reality, regret, family, remote control, family relations, relationship vs career, existentialism, it was all a dream, wish fulfillment, happiness, loss of family ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1960s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
 7.9
 301K
Moon
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: isolation, moon, cloning, solitude, loneliness, artificial intelligence, memory, space travel, robot, outer space, clones, plot twist ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
 7.7
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Sailor Moon
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: One day, Usagi Tsukino, clumsy 2nd-year middle school student (8th grader), stumbles upon a talking cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is destined to be Sailor Moon, "champion of love and justice", and she must search for the fabled ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, superhero, imaginary, rivalry, friendship, deadly creature ...
Time: 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
Psychotropica
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A confused and tormented young man (known only as 'The Patient') relates his dreams and memories to a mysterious and sadistic doctor. As The Patient dives deeper into his mental landscape he discovers a shocking truth.
Plot: dream, gay, nightmare, incest, female nudity, drugs, male nudity, surrealism, violence, murder, sex, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
 6.0
 145
Black Holes
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The impossible love between one prostitute, managing a bunch of handicapped prostitutes, and the homosexual Adamo. In the horrible suburb of Napoli we can follow among fantasy, mythology and reality the absurd life of the protagonists.
Plot: sex, prostitute, prison, murder, peeping tom, female nudity, masturbation, chick, sexual fantasy, prostitution, egg, garbage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
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