Movies like In Search of Life

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In Search of Life
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Plot: hell, life, heat, north pole, global warming, apocalypse, survival, food
Place: south pole
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The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
Drama
Romania
153 min.
 8.0
Interstellar
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA, UK
169 min.
 8.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic and bleak films with plots about survival, mentor, storytelling, death, food, loneliness and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like In Search of Life: Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), Passion in the Desert (1997), One Week (2008), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005), The Road (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Beasts of the Southern Wild
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
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Passion in the Desert
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
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One Week
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ben Tyler (Joshua Jackson) has been diagnosed with cancer. With a grim chance of survival in the best case scenario even if he immediately begins treatment, he instead decides to take a motorcycle trip from Toronto through the Canadian prairies to ...
Style: realistic, road movie, serious, melancholic, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, british columbia, cross country, pacific ocean
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    User:   100%
 
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The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is ...
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The Road
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
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The Way
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: redemption, travel, road trip, friendship, on the road, dealing with death, life & death, mentor, life philosophy, storytelling, catholicism, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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System:   64%
    User:   63%
 
Chac: The Rain God
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, Panama
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Unique story of a village's attempts to solve drought by appealing to the powers of a mysterious mountain-dwelling diviner.
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspense
Plot: adventurer, adventure, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, village, destiny, legends and myths, miraculous event, danger, survival, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, guatemala, central america
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System:   60%
    User:   67%
 
 6.5
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Beyond Borders
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: emotional, touching, epic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, war, love affair, death, survival, love story, camp, rich and poor, redemption, corruption, love, desert ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1993, 1990s, year 1995 ...
Place: africa, london, england, europe, chechnya ...
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System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
Embrace of the Serpent
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel ...
Style: meditative, psychological, melancholic, enigmatic, surreal ...
Plot: jungle, boat, culture clash, indians, runaway, wilderness, catholicism, amazon tribe, dreams, insanity, solitude, imagination ...
Place: latin america, south america, spain, colombia
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System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
 7.7
 67K
Detachment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: teacher, high school, depression, suicide, school, dedicated educator, loneliness, teachers and students, storytelling, life & death, mentor, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, serious, brutal ...
Plot: adultery, death penalty, corruption, islam, village, religion, brutality, murder, justice, conspiracy, death, tragic hero ...
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System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
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All Is Lost
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: stylized, tense, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: survival, isolation, boat, adventure, loneliness, ocean or sea, drinking, solitude, radio, danger, existentialism, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
Day of Resurrection
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Scientists in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure to a military virus that was released in a plane crash and has wiped out the rest of the world.
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, plague, chases and races, race against time, deadly, heroes, chaos ...
Place: antarctica, usa, italy, japan, canada ...
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System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
 6.8
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Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: survival, countryside, human nature, down on your luck, family in crisis, mentor, dysfunctional family, against the odds, family, greed, hopes, depression ...
Time: 80s
Place: america
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System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Humboldt County
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: marijuana, wilderness, self discovery, drugs/alcohol, storytelling, adoption, eccentric family, violent, fish out of water, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, medical school
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The Aviator
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, aviation, dangerous animal, adventure, life & death, wilderness, mentor, daring rescue, rescue, life, save the day, death ...
Time: 80s, 1920s
Place: california, new jersey
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System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
 5.2
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End of Time
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A catastrophe wipes out almost all of humanity. A single girl appears to be the only survivor. Having managed to escape the ruins, she is now growing up in the woods. Could this last person on earth be a new beginning?
Plot: food, civilization, comet, humanity, search, survivor, nature, survival
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
The Flight of the Eagle
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, West Germany, Norway
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, "The Eagle", takes off from ...
Style: epic, bleak, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, follow your dream, wilderness, obsessive quest, survival, danger, escapades, hopes, partners, forces of nature, missing person ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, sweden
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 7.1
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Wendy and Lucy
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: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: dog, small town, loneliness, depression, realism, on the road, pets, homeless, travel, character study, storytelling, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oregon, usa, alaska, california
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an atomic submarine battle to save the world from global destruction.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, talky, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, adventure, underwater, race against time, survival, apocalypse, betrayal, global warming, end of the world, catastrophe, chase, race ...
Time: future, 1950s
Place: mine
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System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 7.6
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The Italian
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, bleak ...
Plot: russian, adoption, children, loneliness, runaway, orphan, friendship, corruption, drinking, childhood, mentor, tragedy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, italy, tokyo
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System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
 7.8
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In America
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States, a chance to get over the lost son. They have no money and the apartment is in bad condition.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, irish, redemption, childhood, death, hospital, children, dealing with death, storytelling, tragedy, life & death, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 2000s
Place: new york, ireland, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
 8.6
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Interstellar
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: futuristic, philosophical, intellectual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, nasa, heroic mission, outer space, father daughter relationship, time travel, space exploration, astronaut, space program, space station, distant planet, science ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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    User:   44%
 
 6.0
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Castaway
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the ...
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: survival, island, adventure, isolation, friendship, stranded, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), solitude, desert, mentor, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, australia, europe, antarctica
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
The Black Cat
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, samurai, murder, strong sexual content, master warrior, vengeance, danger, heroes, revenge, black cat, supernatural, assassination ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, japan
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System:   39%
    User:   40%
 

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To Live
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
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Story: Fugui and Jiazhen endure tumultuous events in China as their personal fortunes move from wealthy landownership to peasantry.
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s ...
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System:   39%
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El Alamein - The Line of Fire
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: War seen through the eyes of Serra, a university student from Palermo who volunteers in 1942 to fight in Africa. He is assigned to the Pavia Division on the southern line in Egypt. Rommel and the Axis forces are bogged down; it's October, the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
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Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
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System:   37%
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