Movies like A Better Place

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A Better Place (2016)
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A Better Place (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeremy Rollins, a shy and underdeveloped young man with an uncanny condition, learns how to cope with life in a small corrupt town.
Plot: mutant, police brutality, teenage love, corruption, lust, karma, healing power, socially awkward, bullying

Most similar movies to A Better Place

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, psychological and touching films with plots about hopes, female nudity, desert, small town, murder, death and male nudity mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Crime genres. Some movies like A Better Place: Resurrection (1980), I Am Here....Now (2009), Love Is All You Need? (2016), Dorian Gray (1977), Sirens (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Resurrection (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who survives the car accident which kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the hope of those in desperate need of healing, and a lightning rod for ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching
Plot: human nature, forbidden love, healing power, paralysis, family relations, religions or cults, supernatural ability, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, parents and children, redemption ...
Place: kansas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A disturbed,institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.
Style: surreal, sincere, emotional, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, imaginary, confined, power relations, misfit, self control, youth, teenage life, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
I Am Here....Now (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Alien Being from another universe lands on earth and is angered at how the human species live in a world of greed, corruption, lies, violence and a disregard for the natural environment. The Being takes it upon itself to eliminate the ...
Plot: corruption, alien, gang, machine gun, global warming, creator, superhuman, bribe, greed, supernatural being, lust, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Love Is All You Need? (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in a world where homosexuality is the norm, a small Indiana town is rocked to its core when Jude, the star quarterback of the local university football team, strikes up a love affair with Ryan, a sports journalism major. When the straight couple ...
Plot: bullying, lgbt, snuff, gay, murder, lesbian, heterosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.3
 33
Dorian Gray (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No movie overview is available.
Plot: immorality, innocence lost, deal with the devil, youth, portrait, gothic horror, moral corruption, immortality, secret life, corruption, painter, painting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Romania, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A reenactment of the final days of the 2001 G8 Summit.
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police brutality, political unrest, fighting the system, rebelliousness, globalization, violence spree, violence, demonstration, humiliation, police, bullying, political protest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 202
Sirens (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Who can you turn to when protectors become predators? Dana Delany, Keith Carradine, and Brian Dennehy star in this moving, suspenseful drama about one woman's courageous battle to bring a rogue cop to justice. Sally Rawlings (Delany), a ...
Plot: sexy woman, racism, sex in car, car, planting evidence, interracial marriage, skirt, female removes her clothes, cover up, justice, police officer, police brutality
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 478
Nymph (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An urban husband and wife travel to the jungle and learn just how precious their relationship is.
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: karma, dream, forest, disappearance, rape, love, couples, supernatural romance, city life, love and romance, love affair, jungle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
67%
Scattered Dreams (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It is about a loving couple which trying to make a living in 1951 Florida. When they are arrested, for a crime they didn't commit. The pair are given long jail terms and ripped from their children, so they begin a stunning fight for justice ...
Plot: guilt, mother daughter relationship, innocence, controversy, small town, husband wife relationship, police brutality, racial tension, corrupt sheriff, wrongful conviction, foster home, wrongful imprisonment
Time: 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 4K
Kosmos (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Turkey, Bulgaria
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Too much happens too many times in this potentially brilliant parable.
Style: mind bending, semi serious, atmospheric, captivating, offbeat
Plot: love affair, imaginary, chases and races, miraculous event, criminal heroes, hopes, heroes, crimes, anti heroes, love and romance, robbery, small town ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 259
Eggshells (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Experimental allegorical story about a group of hippie students in Austin, Texas, who move into an old big house in the woods. However, something else is there and it's influencing them.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: sex scene, haunted house, tan line, hair dryer, stealing a car, wedding ceremony, male nudity, balloon, symbolism, roommate, commune, female nudity ...
Time: 1960s
Place: austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 31
Death Drive (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Death Drive tells the story of a young man, who after emerging from a pool of water scrambles to piece together the previous night before embarking on a series of psychedelic adventures that reveal his darkest internal instinct.
Style: avant garde
Plot: desert, masturbation, unsimulated sex, male nudity, all male cast, orgy, porn star, explicit sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Behind the Waterfall (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of their father, brother and sister Tommy (Luke Baird) and Becky (Gena Gale Burghoff) are sent to live with their aunt for the summer. The siblings' grief lightens when they meet kindly old Irishman Mr. Connors (M*A*S*H's ...
Plot: family, brother sister relationship, waterfall, father son estrangement, firefighter, rainbow, nature, heart attack, imagination, fairy, childhood, proposal ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.9
 341
Steambath (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: TV adaptation of Bruce Jay Friedman's off-Broadway play. Tandy, Merideth and assorted others unexpectedly wake up in a steambath with no easy exit. After spending some time there, it becomes clear that the steambath is a sort of Afterlife, ...
Plot: suicide by hanging, homosexual, gay stereotype, karate, puerto rican, sailor, dancing, beer, wheelchair, cigar smoking, investor, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Indecent Desires (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zeb finds a doll and a ring in a garbage can. Then, he sees Ann going to work with her friend Babs. He thinks she looks like the doll. When he gets home, he caresses the doll... Ann feels it! When Zeb finds out about Ann's fiance Tom, he really ...
Plot: voodoo doll, neck breaking, woman's neck broken, stockings, exploitation, female nudity, sex, dead woman on floor
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.4
 771
Sole Survivor (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 "Liberator" bomber the "Lady Be Good" that was found in the Libyan desert after the crew got lost on their 1st bombing mission to Italy
Plot: airplane, desert, ghost story, stock footage, ghost, american flag, photograph, jeep, tent, truck, house party, caught in a lie ...
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.7
 363
Crimson Winter (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Humans massacred their race, wrote them out of history, and pushed them into myth... Now in the midst of a Vampire civil war, an exiled Vampire prince has escaped into the mountains of the new America, building a hidden army for revenge against his ...
Style: dark
Plot: winter, vampire, forest, darkness, prophecy, tragedy, humanity, oracle, sword and sorcery
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 62
Levitation (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah Paulson stars as a pregnant teenager who searches for her biological mother, with the help of a guardian angel.
Style: touching, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, estrangement, destiny, coming of age, youth, kids in trouble, family relations, custody, alcohol abuse, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A suicidal former baseball player is granted one more day with his deceased mother.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: ghost, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, rise to the top, parents and children, athlete's life, unfulfillment, small town life, family problems, sport team, family relations, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
58%
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, infidelity, neo noir, corpse, sunflower
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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How Sarah Got Her Wings (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Good Samaritan Sarah Fitzpatrick has a fatal accident just before Christmas, and finds herself in the lobby before the gates of Heaven. Certain that she will be let in, she is shocked to find that her name is not on the reservation list. However, ...
Plot: christmas eve, christmas tree, saving a life, help
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 340
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 ⇓
58%
 3.6
 384
Split (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of a young woman who takes an epic journey to claim her own darkness and sexuality so she can stop putting it into the hands of her abusive lover. When Inanna, a young actress, working as a stripper, becomes obsessed with a mask maker, ...
Plot: borderline personality disorder, male nudity, pubic hair, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, bed
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 1K
Cremaster 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: CREMASTER 3 (2002) is set in New York City and narrates the construction of the Chrysler Building, which is in itself a character - host to inner, antagonistic forces at play for access to the process of (spiritual) transcendence. These factions ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, deadly, supernatural, apprentice, skyscraper, punk, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 27K
The Shack (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: philosophical, suspenseful, sad, psychedelic, christian film
Plot: god, christian, forgiveness, guilt, death of daughter, a vision, missing child, cabin in the woods, depression, hate, husband wife relationship, metaphor ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Carol for Another Christmas (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Director Joseph Mankiewicz's first work for television, the 90-minute ABC drama was publicized as having an all-star cast (which meant that names of some supporting cast members were not officially released). In Rod Serling's update of ...
Plot: butler, loss of husband, ruins, child with gun, hat, town hall, post apocalyptic, nephew, professor, cold war, soldier, christmas ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 700
Po (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When David Wilson's young wife falls victim to cancer, he is left a single working dad with the sole responsibility of caring for his sixth grade son with autism. Patrick, who prefers to be called 'Po,' is a gifted but challenged ...
Plot: autism, wife, middle school, single parent, parent child relationship, cancer, single father, widower, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%