Movies like The Colours of Desire

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The Colours of Desire (2017)
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The Colours of Desire (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a perfect, violent-free world, a young vagabond must decide between human decency or self-interest when it comes to the matter of assassinating three people and gifting their corpses to a powerful figure full of impossible wishes.
Plot: death, neo noir, infidelity, corpse, sunflower

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, atmospheric and surreal films with plots about death, dream, flashback, hopes, female nudity, mother son relationship and infidelity mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Colours of Desire: Strawberries Need Rain (1970), Ebbie (1995), Palaces of Pity (2011), Goodbye to Language (2014), The Grave Digger (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Strawberries Need Rain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Death comes to take a beautiful young girl, and she persuades him to let her live out her fantasies before he finally takes her away.
Plot: flashback, death, female nudity, sex, tribute, metaphor, young woman
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95%
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Ebbie (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this updated retelling of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," ruthless business-woman and shopping store owner Elizabeth "Ebbie" Scrooge is taught the true spirit of Christmas by three Spirits who visit her.
Plot: christmas, scrooge, marketing, ghost, sister, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Palaces of Pity (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Portugal
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Haunted by their own directionless lives, two pre-adolescent girls reunite while visiting their ailing grandmother. In the midst of her fantasies of a medieval past - one consumed by fear and desire - the two girls are transformed and confront a ...
Plot: teenage girl, knight, lesbian, death, inheritance, trial
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72%
Goodbye to Language (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: About a man who’s angry at his wife because she’s met another man on a park bench and they no longer even speak the same language.
Style: surreal, realistic, offbeat, clever, serious ...
Plot: death, dog, infidelity, communication problem, arts and culture, battle of the sexes, introspection, human nature, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Grave Digger (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ever since I started making films it has bothered me in a certain sense that film images are far too concrete, because technically they try to imitate the sense of space characteristic of everyday life. So the story ignites the imagination only to ...
Plot: grave digger, plague, death, flower, life, digging, corpse
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Three Days (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ten years ago, Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Beth. Now Andrew's a high-powered literary agent, but his relationship with his wife has not fared as well. When Beth is tragically killed just days before Christmas, an angel gives Andrew ...
Plot: christmas, death, angel, holiday, second chance, yoga, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Sentimental Education (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, France, UK
Story: The story revolves around the lives of a group of international fashion models, focusing on the main character, Fabrice. The film examines the hollowness of his glamorous lifestyle, leading to self discovery and ultimately a personal catharsis (and ...
Plot: fashion model, male model, male female relationship, self discovery, neo noir, model, fashion industry, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Malibu (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A young couple from Milwaukee moves into the fabled, high-society Malibu beach community and becomes involved with the lives of the various people living in the community.
Plot: infidelity, scandal, sex, reporter, tennis, beach, coast
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Definition (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a small town's old church, an old priest meets George, a young atheist who's been mistreated by life lately, and don't know what to do anymore. But instead of accepting God, George will try to destroy this old priest's faith.
Plot: entertainment, religion, death, violence, infidelity, hardcore
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53%
Butterfly Dreaming (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Anxious dreams, hallucinations, and paranoid reality torment a young math professor in the aftermath of his wife's death in a car accident. As madness, addiction and affairs send the story spiraling towards its conclusion, the truth about what ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted by the past, couples, dealing with death, couple relations, life is a bitch, obsession, death, dream, bone, mathematician, gambling
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: death, accident, jealousy, teenager, party, drugs, drug addiction, drug addict
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, christian film
Plot: afterlife, self discovery, danger, heaven and hell, golden years, life is a bitch, redemption, hopes, religious, birthday, amusement park, death ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: father son relationship, death
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48%
The Christmas Box (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, dream, family life, estate, couple relations, hopes, family problems, couples, family relations, destiny, self discovery, family ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Heaven Sent (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie, a fourteen-year-old juvenile delinquent of sorts, collides with a car during a petty theft and dies in the hospital. Due to some confusion in heaven, however, he is given three days to clean up his life with the help of a beginner angel - and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, miraculous event, imaginary, crimes, hopes, family relations, family, misfit, reincarnation, collision, juvenile delinquency ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Marcy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Marcy is forced to change her sexual orientation because of town rumors.
Plot: infidelity, sexual identity, lesbianism, female nudity, masturbation, sex, lesbian sex, voyeurism, erotica, lesbian, simulated sex, group sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beyond Dream's Door (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ben Dobbs is a lonely college student who has never had dreams of any kind. This all changes for Ben and he start having a series of sequential and terrifying nightmares that become true in his waking life. As he reaches out for help, he is also ...
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending, avant garde
Plot: dream, nightmare, insomnia, splatter, telephone, college, flashback, paranoia, decapitation, zombie, monster, moral transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ms. Scrooge (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by ...
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, christmas, miser, change of heart, ghost, time travel, one night, christmas movie, regret, boy, santa claus suit, job promotion ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Crossing Thresholds (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Main portion of the movie displays an evening out for people from multiple circles having dinner in Charisma restaurant. Many stories are being told by patrons from each table.
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, faith
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43%
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Northfork (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "We are all angels. It is what we do with our wings that separates us." In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a ...
Style: surreal, bleak, realistic, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: small town, angel, social relations, hopes, human nature, society, injustice, americana, polish, small town life, death, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, minnesota, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Woman Who Dreamed (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Something changes in the relationship of Achilleas and Anna when she starts to dream vividly and insists on relating her dreams to her husband. He is a barrister in the middle of an important murder trial and his temper becomes frayed with ...
Plot: dream, death, double life, murder, following someone, alienation, lawyer, husband wife relationship, metaphor, suspicion, egotism, rejection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Medea (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the plot of Euripides' Medea. Medea centers on the barbarian protagonist as she finds her position in the Greek world threatened, and the revenge she takes against her husband Jason who has betrayed her for another woman.
Style: serious, talky
Plot: murder, vengeance, greek mythology, curses spells and rituals, escapades, couple relations, state affairs, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, good versus evil, infidelity ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Tree of Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, psychological, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, dinosaur, philosophy, suffering, grief, child abuse, parenthood, family problems, family life, family relations, wisdom of life, parents and children ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Corpse of Anna Fritz (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anna Fritz is a beautiful and famous actress. Suddenly her body is found in a hotel and the news of her death goes around the planet. The young, shy caretaker Pau works at the hospital where they carried the body of Anna Fritz. He and his friends ...
Plot: corpse, morgue, murder, death, tape over mouth, urination, dead woman, female nudity, hospital, presumed dead, necrophilia, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Nightbeats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A contemporary noir set entirely at night Nightbeats is an homage to the classic noirs of the 1940's, though told as a contemporary drama, not a gumshoe satire, Nightbeats follow the lives of five people over four nights. Over these nights ...
Plot: drug use, journalist, estranged parent, ensemble, female singer, striptease, prostitution, nightclub singer, murder, death, stripper, blindness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Secret Friends (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As an express train hurtles towards its destination, John (Alan Bates) a man whose sanity hangs by a thread, attempts to uncover his possible role in a brutal murder and the identity of the victim. The balance of his mind is strained to the limits ...
Style: adaptation directed by original author
Plot: flashback, businessman, bible, axe, male female relationship, murder, hotel, death, train, father son relationship, friend, amnesia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Postman to Heaven (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jae-jun (K-pop band TVXQ member Hero) delivers letters to heaven from those who can't get over the loss of their loved ones. One day Ha-na (Han Hyo-joo), who writes to her late boyfriend, discovers Jae-jun's secret identity. He offers her ...
Plot: postman, death, ghost, grief, heaven
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Heroic Purgatory (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rikiya Shoda is an engineer working for the Atomic Agency in Japan. One day, his wife Nanako returns home with a lost teenager called Ayu. A man, pretending to be the father, comes to get her back; Ayu keeps telling him that Rikiya and Nanako are ...
Plot: dream, wasteland, kidnapping, interrogation, incest, gunshot, industry, piano, assassination, hanging, mirror, japanese new wave ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, mind bending, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tunnel, apocalypse, painting, legends and myths, artist, nuclear holocaust, wise man, hopes, nuclear threat, nuclear, rainy, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Death Takes a Holiday (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Death takes a human form and visits Earth to try to find out why humans want so desperately to cling to life. He unexpectedly falls in love with a beautiful young woman.
Plot: opposites attract, understanding, bikini, friendship, fear, death, love, earth, surrealism, identity, daughter
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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