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: bowling, isolation, basketball, depression, regret, drugs, office, love, park

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and sexy films with plots about love, murder, couples, obsession, love and romance, dishonesty and betrayal mostly in Romance, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Awakening: Between You and Me (2015), Dangerous Heart (1994), All God's Creatures (2011), Tempting Fate (2014), Mother's Red Dress (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: nightmare, cult, addiction, religion, insanity, trailer, psycho, pills, pain, crazy, drugs, violence ...
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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, widow, death of husband, cocaine, falling in love, drug addict, undercover cop, police, stolen money ...
Place: california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: love, rape, train, murder, prostitution, abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, god, forgiveness, love, singer, friendship, betrayal
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: love, father son relationship, murder, violence, tragedy, boyfriend, abuse, loyalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.3
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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, boy, kiss, brother brother relationship
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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, girlfriend, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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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, alter ego, shooting, aquarium, suitcase, christmas, golf, paralysis, fish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, death, obsession, artist, love, roommate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, english, children, mother, club, toilet, speech, college, school, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, serious, bleak, sincere, rough ...
Plot: friendship, dishonesty, moral dilemma, journalism, hanging, death sentence, smuggling, death penalty, childhood friends, marijuana, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: malaysia, asia, usa, new york, thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.9
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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, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, workplace intrigue, office, workplace, wooing, workplace romance, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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 ⇓
56%
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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, dangerous attraction, family problems, sexual attraction, trophy wife, love, sex, adultery, extramarital affair, passion, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, stripper, seduction, immortality, vampire human love, isolation, loneliness, depression, strip club, fear, erotica, one night ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, touching, romantic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, small town, haunted by the past, small town life, fall in love, love triangle, abusive husband, single father, attempted murder, obsession, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, strong sexual content, femme fatale, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post.
Style: sexual, serious, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: military, fight, marriage, adultery, sexuality, voyeurism, obsession, infidelity, murder, soldier, military life, repression ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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
Plot: sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, love affair, strong sexual content, destructive relationship, bdsm, perversion, self discovery, sexual awakening, couples, billionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: church, addiction, love, couples
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 260
Lonely Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alma, a lonely woman, falls for the conman who steals her money after seducing her. Frank doesn't want Alma around him, but he cannot do anything about the situation in case she goes to the police. Hot on the trail of the two is a female ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, obsession, femme fatale, forgery, investigation, manipulations, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, private detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Russia House (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: espionage, cia, cold war, romance, iron curtain, politics, government agency, ex-lover, secret, secret mission, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, soviet union, europe, lisbon portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Lifebreath (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this surprisingly moving adult drama about a devoted husband whose wife (Francie Swift) is dying of cystic fibrosis. Because of her rare blood type, she can't get new lungs, so Perry begins a frantic search to find a donor. ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, love triangle, child illness, murder, couples, life is a bitch, tragic hero, woman in danger, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, stalking, murder, mannequin, sex doll, internet, neighbor, loner, obsession, gory, sex, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
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Uncertainty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Every choice has a consequence. But what if the flip of a coin could trigger two separate but parallel destinies? Bobby (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Kate (Lynn Collins) are a young New York couple at a crossroads whose lives are about to take very ...
Style: offbeat, serious, sincere, clever, captivating
Plot: on the run, couple relations, urban, destiny, family gatherings, road not taken, family tradition, coin toss, dead son, hispanic american, suicide threat, knocking on a door ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Right Temptation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.
Style: erotic, twists and turns, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, love triangle, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, investigation, crime, manipulations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, crimes, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder in New York City.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: tragic hero, murder, shakespeare, haunted by the past, betrayal, ghost, poisoning, drowning, vengeance, father, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
39%
Down in the Valley (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On a trip to the beach, a teenage girl named Tobe meets a charismatic stranger named Harlan, who dresses like a cowboy and claims to be a former ranch hand. The pair feel an instant attraction and begin a relationship, but her father, a lawman, is ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, beach, on the run, psychopath, delusion, drifter, gas station, cowboy, drugs/alcohol, dangerous attraction, strange person, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south dakota, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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