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, loneliness, 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, disturbing and melancholic films with plots about love, depression, loneliness, murder, betrayal, obsession and violence mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Awakening: Dance of the Damned (1989), Between You and Me (2015), Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1995), O (2001), Half Girlfriend (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: exciting, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, melancholic
Plot: vampire human love, vampire, stripper, seduction, immortality, loneliness, isolation, depression, erotica, strip club, fear, one night ...
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95%
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: dementia, bar, alcohol, psychiatrist, trust, love, violence, betrayal, drugs, mother daughter relationship, pills, pain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: police, love, aristocracy, plot twist, male female relationship, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
 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, realistic, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friends, betrayal, friendship, basketball, boarding school, strangulation, jealousy, boarding school life, unfulfillment, pretense, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, divorce, speech, mother, toilet, marriage, school, college, leukemia, english ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: murder, love, drug dealer, undercover, police, funeral, drug addict, loss of husband, hidden money, criminal, deception, falling in love ...
Place: oakland california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: abuse, rape, train, murder, love, prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, love, betrayal, god, friendship, singer, forgiveness
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: father son relationship, boyfriend, tragedy, loyalty, murder, love, violence, abuse, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 140
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, blackmail, bed, kissing, love, brother brother relationship, kiss, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, psychological, disturbing, serious, sincere ...
Plot: loner, office, disability, surrealism, paralysis, humiliation, fish, golf, suicide attempt, alter ego, christmas, suitcase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, rough, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, smuggling, hanging, journalism, moral dilemma, death sentence, dishonesty, injustice, selflessness, chases and races, life is a bitch, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: malaysia, new york, asia, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 48
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 ⇓
57%
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: obsession, death, erotica, murder, love, artist, art critic, male female relationship, falling in love, art collector, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, model ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: father daughter relationship, beggar, domineering father, arranged marriage, love, office
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.7
 7
Borderline (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Craving that girl she was never able to replace and seeking inspiration in her presence, or absence, or rather fantasy, a troubled writer embarks on a stormy journey of love, passion and potentially perdition.
Style: mumblecore
Plot: cocaine, laptop, threesome, isolation, lake, writing, underground, hammock, cycling, acceptance, female orgasm, alternate timeline ...
Place: paris france, italy, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 304K
Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, romantic, scenic, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love story, space travel, isolation, spacecraft, loneliness, survival, space station, trapped in space, moral dilemma, malfunction, outer space, dating ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 6K
Acrimony (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A faithful wife takes action when it becomes clear to her that her devious husband has betrayed her.
Style: tragic ending, emotional, rough, psychological
Plot: nervous breakdown, divorce, revenge, betrayal, depression, attempted murder, courtroom, husband wife relationship, convicted felon, adultery, unfaithful husband, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.8
 93
Trilogy (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Trilogy is an anthology film of three adaptations of Truman Capote short stories: Miriam, Among the Paths to Eden and A Christmas Memory. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the events of ...
Plot: spinster, memory, american south, love, central park manhattan new york city, loneliness, mental illness, christmas, fear, aunt nephew relationship, anthology, retirement ...
Place: manhattan new york city, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: sexual, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, s&m, stalking, forbidden love, preacher, double life, role playing, obsession, sex, voyeurism, danger, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: love, interracial couple, domestic violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: office, murder, neighbor, internet, sex doll, loner, mannequin, stalking, love affair, couples, perversion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ 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: search, half brother half sister relationship, fear, secret, father son relationship, friend, father daughter relationship, friendship, letter, best friend, depression, basketball ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.5
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Baby Blues (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the birth of her first baby turn's her husband's well-ordered existence upside down and forces him to act in response to the unexpected twists and turns of life.
Plot: baby, love, tv, television, belief, angst, medical, religion, depression, video
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
An Act of War (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Battling insomnia and undiagnosed PTSD, a war veteran works nights as a projectionist at a decrepit theater. While struggling to adapt to civilian life, he soon finds himself tangled in an inescapable web of seduction, addiction, and violence.
Plot: post war, veteran, neo noir, murder, obsession, drugs, loneliness
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
Style: captivating, sincere, depressing, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, prostitute, addiction, depression, loneliness, suicide, social misfits, therapy, casino, romance, human nature, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, impossible love, guitar, homosexual
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 3K
Love.net (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Follows the parallel stories of a number of characters who are trying to change their lives via the Internet or are simply having fun online.
Plot: love, internet, chat, hotel, erotica, sex, journalist, blow job, fashion, marriage, computer, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: toxic, widower, environment, oil company, nature, depression, toxic waste, abusive boyfriend, graduate student, graduate, mining, controversy ...
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Stranger by the Lake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Style: erotic, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: anal sex, danger, murder, loneliness, masturbation, swimming, cruising, summer, lake, investigation, skinny dipping, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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