Movies like The Awakening 2019

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The Awakening (2019)
The Awakening (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: the story of two former drug addicts who come together in a story of self-improvement.
Plot: love, basketball, depression, office, bowling, isolation, regret, park, drugs

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Most similar movies to The Awakening

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and melancholic films with plots about love, murder, betrayal, female nudity, obsession, couples and brutality mostly in Romance, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Awakening: Between You and Me (2015), Dangerous Heart (1994), Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1995), All God's Creatures (2011), Half Girlfriend (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Between You and Me (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Through pain and aggression, two people with opposing addictions find more to their memories than they failed to care for. When their feelings for each other force a crying soberness and sadistic relations are noticed, realization of life takes over ...
Plot: insanity, trailer, nightmare, cult, religion, addiction, psycho, pain, pills, crazy, drugs, bar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dangerous Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A cop begins to turn to booze and cocaine during a tough undercover assignment. When a big drug-buy goes sour and the cop ends up with a million in cash, he decides to take off with the money. The drug dealer catches up with him, but he dies before ...
Plot: drug dealer, murder, love, undercover, falling in love, widow, drug addict, death of husband, cocaine, undercover cop, police, stolen money ...
Place: california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gorgeous Antonia (Elizabeth Hurley) is on a dangerous downward spiral caused by an addiction to heroin when she meets Mike (C. Thomas Howell), a tough drifter who helps her score more smack. Although they're not attracted to each other ...
Plot: love, police, aristocracy, plot twist, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
All God's Creatures (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Creature of habit, Jon Smith, spends his days mindlessly working as a barista in New York City. When night falls, this seeming everyman savagely kills "filthy women" as his social outlet. A chance encounter with Delia, a young prostitute ...
Plot: rape, love, murder, train, prostitution, abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Half Girlfriend (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Madhav Jha, a rustic boy from Bihar who is drawn to his college-mate, Riya Somani, an affluent English-speaking girl from Delhi. There’s just one hitch here. Riya is willing to go thus far and no further; Madhav continues being obsessed with her. ...
Plot: basketball, love, sport, children, mother, club, toilet, english, boy, divorce, marriage, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Tempting Fate (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two brothers, one of deep faith and the other buried in a life of crime have their worlds torn apart when the wrong one goes to jail and the other commits an unforgivable act.
Plot: brother, forgiveness, god, singer, love, friendship, betrayal
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.3
 134
Veiled Truth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman's past comes back to haunt her when the pimp she helped put behind bars is released and after revenge.
Plot: kidnapping, bed, blackmail, kissing, love, kiss, boy, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Mother's Red Dress (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Laura Ullman, a single mother, kills her abusive ex-boyfriend and turns the gun on her son when he threatens to call the police. Paul leaves home to start a better life and falls for Ashley, a young woman looking for direction in her life, unaware ...
Plot: love, father son relationship, violence, murder, abuse, boyfriend, tragedy, loyalty, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.2
 18K
O (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hot young stars, a hip, driving soundtrack, plus a provocative tale of jealousy and betrayal combine to create this controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic, "Othello." O is Odin James (Mekhi Phifer), the ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, betrayal, friends, boarding school, jealousy, friendship, basketball, strangulation, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, xenophobia, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Dark Side of Genius (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julian Jons is a talented but troubled young artist. He has just been released from an asylum, where he has spent the last seven years for the murder of Anna, his girlfriend/model. Attempting to start painting again, he is pursued by journalist ...
Plot: art critic, art collector, model, older man younger woman relationship, falling in love, art, obsession, artist, death, love, roommate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 47
Too Saved (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lisa is a young, Christian woman. Bobby, her boyfriend, however, is a street hoodlum. Lisa prays constantly that Bobby will accept God in his life. She soon gets what she wants, but discovers that Bobby's conversion means that she has to get ...
Plot: addiction, church, love, couples
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dance of the Damned (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A vampire follows his instincts to a strip joint where he focuses in on one of the performers. He picks her for his meal because she is contemplating suicide, but he wants to share her life before taking it, and during the course of the evening they ...
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, stripper, seduction, immortality, vampire human love, depression, isolation, loneliness, strip club, fear, erotica, one night ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Return to Paradise (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis, Sheriff and Tony are three friends vacationing in Malaysia. Sheriff and Tony eventually leave to pursue careers in New York, but Lewis stays behind to work with orangutans. Two years later, Sheriff and Tony learn that, because of their past ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, sincere, rough ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, journalism, dishonesty, hanging, death sentence, smuggling, death penalty, childhood friends, marijuana, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: malaysia, asia, usa, new york, thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
He Was a Quiet Man (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled loner, Bob Maconel, imagines blowing up the tower in Los Angeles where he works. He takes a revolver to his office intent on killing colleagues, and then himself. At home, he holds conversations with his fish, who encourage him to do it. ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: loner, office, surrealism, disability, shooting, alter ego, aquarium, suitcase, christmas, paralysis, golf, fish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nuvve... Nuvve... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath (Prakash Raj) is a millionaire whose daughter is Anjali (Shriya Saran). Vishwanath loves his daughter very much. So much that he even buys her an Icecream Parlor when his daughter asks him for an ice cream. What Vishwanath expects is a ...
Plot: office, father daughter relationship, love, domineering father, beggar, arranged marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Nobody's Perfect (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A younger woman meets the man of her dreams with the perfect lifestyle and image. Once they get married, her perfect dream turns into a nightmare.
Plot: interracial couple, domestic violence, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 26K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, office, workplace, workplace intrigue, wooing, workplace romance, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 3K
Love Object (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The twisted tale of Kenneth, socially insecure technical writer who forms an obsessive relationship with "Nikki", an anatomically accurate silicone sex doll he orders over the Internet.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: office, murder, mannequin, sex doll, internet, neighbor, loner, stalking, obsession, gory, sex, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.4
 565
9/Tenths (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wealthy couple battles a poor laborer over the rights to a small ranch house, but events take a shocking turn after an enormous terrorist attack cuts the three off from civilization.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: human nature, countryside, farm, culture clash, isolation, confined, danger, rivalry, society, power relations, ego clash, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy, erotic
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, sexual attraction, trophy wife, passion, dysfunctional marriage, boat, love, sex, extramarital affair, adultery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dahek A Burning Passion (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Bengali-speaking Monalisa lives a middle-class lifestyle in Mumbai along with her mom and wheelchair-bound dad. She and her mom had to endure considerable hardships since she was six years ...
Plot: muslim, hindu, murder, rain, love, forbidden love, religious fanatic, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Crimes of Passion (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. ...
Style: erotic, sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, role playing, preacher, double life, stalking, sex, forbidden love, s&m, obsession, femme fatale, strong sexual content, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 93K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: emotional, sentimental, romantic, sweet, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, small town, haunted by the past, small town life, abusive husband, single father, fall in love, obsession, love triangle, romance, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, boston, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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What's New About Love? (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Six friends gather every evening in a basement to make music. But during the day, regarding the things of life, there are no tests. Every experience leaves its mark.
Plot: love, homosexual, impossible love, guitar
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
How Not to Disappear Completely (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 'How Not To Disappear Completely' follows a week in the life of a young photographer Tom as he returns to London after spending two years traveling in India. Tom is at a crossroads in his life. A stranger in the cold hard city, he ...
Plot: fear, father daughter relationship, death, death of father, love, friend, friendship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, secret, father son relationship, commitment, half brother half sister relationship ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 42
Promises (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Latchkey kids lose touch when one of them moves away, only to reconnect years later without realizing it, having changed their names to escape their pasts. Once they realize who each other are; they are able heal the wounds of their pasts.
Plot: fight, mechanic, children, girl, child abuse, sex, violence, rage, anger, love, friend, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mining for Ruby (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jack is a widowed "end-of-the-roader" struggling with his continued depression as he falls for Ruby, a passionate environmental engineering grad student who is embroiled in a poisonous waste controversy that threatens to shut down the ...
Plot: mining, abusive boyfriend, graduate student, abuse, environment, widower, depression, nature, toxic waste, oil company, art, toxic ...
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 123
Lunch Box (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Aiko, a 35-year-old mute woman who works in a bowling alley, and her brief romance with Yoshioka, a younger man who works as a postal carrier. The two meet when Aiko accidentally knocks Yoshioka off his bicycle, and they ...
Plot: bowling, female nudity, erotica, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, tragedy, sex scene, naked woman, bowling alley
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 2K
Loving (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.
Plot: love, romance, sex scene, infidelity, jealousy, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, sexual relations, love and romance, love affair, strong sexual content, destructive relationship, bdsm, billionaire, sex scene, perversion, self discovery, sexual awakening ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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