Movies like A Better Place 2016

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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, bullying, lust, karma, socially awkward, healing power, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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Most similar movies to A Better Place

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, atmospheric and stylized films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, male nudity, hopes, love and romance, childhood and desert mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Crime genres. Some movies like A Better Place: Strawberries Need Rain (1971), Split (2016), Indecent Desires (1968), Eggshells (1969), Cremaster 3 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Strawberries Need Rain (1971)
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: nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, flashback, metaphor, death, sex, young woman, tribute
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.6
 405
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, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, female nudity, bed
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman's neck broken, neck breaking, voodoo doll, sex, exploitation, dead woman on floor, female nudity, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, serious, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), confined, imaginary, youth, misfit, doctors and patients, teenage life, self control, power relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.4
 303
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: allegory, psychedelic
Plot: hippie, sex scene, tan line, balloon, sexual revolution, settler, nudity (full frontal - brief), exploding car, couples, symbolism, paper airplane, wedding ceremony ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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: experimental, sexy, mind bending, surreal, serious ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, skyscraper, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, rivalry, imaginary, supernatural, danger, deadly, good versus evil, artists and showbiz, punk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 3K
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, touching, contemplative, serious, psychotronic
Plot: family relations, healer, religions or cults, disability, paralysis, healing power, redemption, human nature, parents and children, forbidden love, hopes, supernatural ability ...
Place: kansas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Pink Narcissus (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An erotic poem set in the fantasies of a young male prostitute.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: gay interest, dream, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban, parallel world, destructive relationship, cult, couples, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Parade of the Planets (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a surreal puzzler, this story of a fantasy lived by a disparate group of four men captures the visual imagination with its images and leaves a large question mark in the meantime. The men first get together when called up for military maneuvers ...
Style: allegory
Plot: skinny dipping, retirement home, meaning of life, astronomer, alternate reality, nudity (full frontal - brief), river, male female relationship, female nudity, male nudity, journey, peace
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gang, corruption, alien, cyborgs, global warming, machine gun, supernatural, supernatural being, supernatural power, violence, greed, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 34
Dorian Gray (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No movie overview is available.
Plot: eternal youth, immorality, corruption, gothic horror, youth, deal with the devil, portrait, painting, innocence lost, high society, moral corruption, painter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 5K
Kosmos (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Turkey, Bulgaria
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Too much happens too many times in this potentially brilliant parable.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, entertaining, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: social relations, healing power, love affair, miraculous event, thief, small town, hopes, self discovery, supernatural ability, anti hero, anti heroes, criminal heroes ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.2
 118
What a Flash! (1972)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The producers of this French film took approximately 100 people, put them on a soundstage and had them improvise this film based on the premise that they are on a spaceship escaping from the dictators of earth and only have a few days to live. ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: orgy, dictator, sound stage, discussion, body painting, paint, escape, spacecraft, nudity (full frontal - brief), improv, drugs, drug ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: childhood, philosophy, dinosaur, outer space, family relations, hopes, suffering, child abuse, grief, spirituality, parenthood, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: texas, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.8
 128
Les gloutonnes (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: According to legend, a group of women escaped from Atlantis just before the destruction of the continent. They took refuge on a mysterious island, and founded a kingdom. Men who dared approach the island, were devoured by these sexually voracious ...
Style: sexploitation film, erotic
Plot: fistfight, treason, time machine, magic, lust, lesbian sex, atlantis, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), torture, murder, stabbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, rough, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: police brutality, globalization, fighting the system, political unrest, rebelliousness, violence spree, violence, demonstration, police, political protest, bullying, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 3K
Three Wishes (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While Jane Holman (Mastrantonio) is driving with her two sons, she accidentally runs into a drifter, Jack McCloud (Swayze), who breaks his leg. Being responsible, Jane invites Jack, and his dog, to stay at her home until his leg has healed. Jack ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: generosity, dog, reunion, family relations, suburbs, drifter, kids and family, baseball, couples, parents and children, suburban life, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 5K
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: bleak, touching, disturbing, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: small town, human nature, hopes, society, angel, social relations, adoption, hallucination, sick child, terminal illness, priest, boy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.5
 205
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: planting evidence, police brutality, car, skirt, cover up, justice, interracial marriage, sex in car, female removes her clothes, racism, sexy woman, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 495
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: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, gloomy
Plot: love, disappearance, rape, karma, dream, forest, couples, couple relations, love affair, lifestyle, supernatural, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 19K
Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, family relations, self discovery, human spirit, friendship, destiny, hopes, law enforcement, family values, parents and children, family life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, switching roles, female director, gay, murder, snuff, lesbian, heterosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Cuba, Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elderly man with wings is blown off course during a tropical storm in this symbolic fantasy. The Old Man lands near a Caribbean island where a poor family gives him shelter in a chicken coop. Father Gonzaga is the skeptical priest who rushes to ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, crab, superstition, stranger, sideshow, poverty, baby, news report, glowing eyes, bus, carnival, wings ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.2
 834
Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life: he lives with his brother and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around and with whom he shares his best moments. Life goes on as normal ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: gay teenager, teenage life, friendship, imaginary character, adolescence vs adulthood, supernatural, love and romance, surrealism, brother brother relationship, toy comes to life, high school, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, imagination, horse, firefighter, nature, gnome, heart attack, fairy, map, wish fulfillment, proposal ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 34
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: experimental, avant garde
Plot: masturbation, desert, unsimulated sex, explicit sex, male nudity, all male cast, orgy, porn star, gay interest, self destructing, gang bang
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.8
 372
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, sword and sorcery, humanity, oracle
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 805
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
Style: psychotronic
Plot: air disaster, world war two, desert, airplane, ghost story, car chase, spirit, caught in a lie, parachute, tent, limbo, baseball bat ...
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 356
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: knitting, suicide by hanging, camp, bathhouse, afterlife, suicide, steam bath, janitor, towel, wheelchair, purgatory, racism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 1K
Wendy (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A re-imagining of "Peter Pan" from the point of view of Wendy Darling, who finds herself lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued. She must fight to save her family, her freedom and the joyous spirit of youth.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: island, childhood, rescue, magic, children, fantasy world, family, adventure, adaptation, imaginary, danger, young heroes
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%