Movies like Waiting for Godot

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Waiting for Godot (2001)
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Waiting for Godot (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two tramps wait for a man named Godot, but instead meet a pompous man and his stooped-over slave.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: absurdism, slavery, friendship, slave, mute, drifter, social problems, moon, boy, dream, blind man, night, nightmare, waking up, tree, blindness, little boy, calling for help, suicide attempt, falling down, song, sand, beating, hat, lullaby ...

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Most similar movies to Waiting for Godot

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, disturbing, psychological and suspense films with plots about social problems, friendship, society, relationship problems, life is a bitch, female director and relationships mostly in Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Waiting for Godot: The Catcher in the Rye (2008), Insight (2015), Mr. Pig (2016), Ah, Wilderness: Part 1 (2017), Prayers for the Stolen (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde, psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: avant-garde, abstract art, absurdism, surrealism
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Insight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Pavel Zuev has to start his life over from darkness after he looses his sight. The young man has to learn again how to eat, walk, wash himself, do simple housework, and even how to look out of the window without seeing anything. All connections to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
Plot: loss of eyesight, blindness, blind man, hopes, visual impairment, starting over, social problems, male female relationship, relationships, life is a bitch, blindness and impaired vision, accident
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Mr. Pig (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a mission to sell his last remaining prize hog and reunite with old friends, an aging farmer abandons his foreclosed farm and journeys to Mexico. After smuggling in the hog, his estranged daughter shows up, forcing them to face their past and ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere, road movie, psychological
Plot: road trip, human animal relationship, social problems, animal human communication, human relationship, friendship, pets, estranged daughter, foreclosure, sick father
Place: mexico
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83%
Ah, Wilderness: Part 1 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Set in the near future around Shinjuku, Tokyo. Shinji got out from a youth detention center. Barikan suffers from stuttering and extreme shyness. These two men meet in a boxing gym. Shinji and Barikan become friends and pursue boxing under a ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: boxing, japanese man, friendship, criminal, social issues, poor, life is a bitch, social problems, boxer, society, poverty, speech impediment ...
Time: near future
Place: japan, tokyo
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82%
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Prayers for the Stolen (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a mountain town, where corn and poppies grow, the girls wear boyish haircuts and have hiding places underground to escape the threat of being stolen. Ana and her two best friends grow up together, affirming the bonds of their friendship and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: social problems, drugs, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, social issues, teenage life, drug cartel, drug use, grownups, city life, girlfriend, friendship, friends ...
Place: mexico
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Freedom (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two men separated by 100 years are united in their search for freedom. In 1856 a slave, Samuel Woodward and his family, escape from the Monroe Plantation near Richmond, Virginia. A secret network of ordinary people known as the Underground Railroad ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: slave, ship, freedom, slavery, runaway, sea voyage, fugitives, escape, changing lives, bounty hunter, religion, hymn
Time: 19th century
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72%
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Good Luck (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After several behavior problems, teenager John is admitted to a psychiatric clinic by his family. There he meets Judith, for who he soon falls in love. The problem is that she does not have long to live is and they know it. This shall not prevent ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: psychiatric patient, woman woman relationship, sex with teenager, teenager, friendship, mental institution, teenage girl, mental illness, relationship problems, mentally unstable, social problems, teenage love ...
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This Town (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This Town is in part a social commentary, giving us some scary insight into todays youth but also reflecting the points of view of different generations. At heart, the movie asks the viewer to decide if these characters are right or wrong in their ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: womanizer, social problems, multiple storylines, relationships, society, social relations, family, family problems, lifestyle, friends, city life, family relations ...
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The Good Son (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bonjour tristesse: Teenager Luc lives with his mother Liliane and his little brother Paul in Paris, has to cope with the fact that his mother is a prostitute and practically raise his brother alone. Luc is disillusioned. One day, little Paul wants ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: friendship, teenage boy, teenager, romantic friendship, love affair, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, teenage life, teenage love, love story, family relations ...
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64%
Kissing Candice (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Candice longs to escape the boredom of her seaside town, but when a boy she dreams about turns up in real life, she becomes involved with a dangerous local gang.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, bleak
Plot: teenage girl, gang, dream, friendship, disappearance, teenager, isolation, stranger, escape, magic realism, missing child, youth ...
Place: ireland
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64%
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My Good Enemy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sensitive 12-year-old Alf is the low man on his class' totem pole, and he's sick of it. Forming a secret, Machiavellian alliance with another student who also has grown weary of being bullied, he hatches a plan to throw a wrench into the ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, contemplative
Plot: boy, friendship, children, friendship between boys, revenge, scandinavian girl, fight, violence, school, bullying, club, rabbit ...
Place: scandinavia, norway, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Copperman (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Despite his adult age, Anselmo behaves like a child and takes up the role of a superhero called "Copperman."
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: childhood, superhero, follow your dream, dream, coping, lifestyle, autism, social problems, dreaming, life philosophy, parents and children
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60%
The Fallen Angel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "No Longer Human" tells the story of a young man who has felt since childhood utterly alien from others around him. Since that time he has learned to put on a face to hide his alienation. He feels incapable of belonging to the human ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: painter, estrangement, social awkwardness, social problems, relationships, relationship problems, life is a bitch, social misfits, alienation, suicide, alcoholic, artist ...
Place: tokyo
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53%
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Happy Days (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Happy Days is an adaptation of Samuel Beckett's challenging absurdist drama, a play most would deem unfilmable. Faithfully adhering to Beckett's minimalist original, a black parody of love, marriage, and our search for meaning in an ...
Plot: nostalgia, buried alive, loneliness, optimism, mirror, newspaper, song, umbrella, singing, wallet, filmed play, brushing teeth ...
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51%
Angels of Revolution (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Five friends – a poet, an actor, a painter, an architect and a primitivist film director – are five red avant-garde artists who try to find the embodiment of their hopes and dreams in the young Soviet state. The Revolution is boiling up like a ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: painter, social problems, counterculture, revolutionary, arts and culture, friends, culture, revolution, killing an animal, reindeer, snow, female nudity ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ussr, russia
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El carnaval de Sodoma (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Residents of a bordello scurry to put together their outfits for an annual carnival.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: oppression, nightclub, brothel, prostitution, carnival, escapades, social problems, gay interest, rat, opium, suicide, erotica
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A Day for Women (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A new swimming pool opens in a Cairo district, with the announcement that Sundays will be only for females. This causes ripples throughout the local community, while three women - Shamiya, Azza, and Lula - assess their varying lives.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: feminism, islam, social relations, social problems, lifestyle, introspection, self discovery, women, society, grief, swimming, female director
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Jin (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bitter conflict has raged between guerrillas and the army in Turkey's Kurdish regions for over 30 years. Large expanses have now become war zones. Countless young people have lost their lives to the conflict. This dangerous but incredibly ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: kurd, social relations, society, life is a bitch, social issues, partisan, social problems, human, terrorism, female terrorist, terrorist, propaganda ...
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Foreign Body (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the turbulent aftermath of the Tunisian revolution, young Samia flees her homeland. She braves hostile seas in the crossing to France, but once there she finds that her struggles have only just begun. With no friends, no family, and — most ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: immigrants, accusation, illegal immigrant, social problems, life is a bitch, female protagonist, job seeking, widow, restaurant, death of brother, belly dancing, woman slaps man ...
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47%
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Listen (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In the outskirts of London, Portuguese couple and parents of three, Bela and Jota, struggle to make ends meet. When a misunderstanding arises at school with their deaf daughter, the British social services grow concerned for the safety of their ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: money problems, deaf mute, deaf, family problems, life is a bitch, kids and family, parents and children, family relations, family, social problems, society, social issues ...
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45%
Until The Birds Return (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Algeria today. Past and present collide in the lives of a newly wealthy property developer, a young woman torn between the path of reason and sentiment and an ambitious neurologist impeded by wartime wrongdoings. Three stories that plunge us into ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, anthology
Plot: husband wife relationship, family problems, society, male female relationship, forced marriage, multiple storylines, family relations, lifestyle, crush, social problems, frustration, hotel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: algeria
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45%
Nothing Personal (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her final gesture of taking a ring off her finger signals she is ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: introspection, starting over, loneliness, friendship, human nature, freedom, solitude, drifter, on the road, estrangement, travel, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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44%
The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Monika, a middle-aged wealthy woman, goes through a marriage crisis with her younger husband Linas. A car accident leads Monika to meeting three young girls, Kristina, Egle and Gitana, who happen to be ex-prostitutes extradited from Germany. The ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: car accident, middle aged woman, friendship, relationship problems, women, family crisis, society, prostitute, midlife crisis, female protagonist, marriage crisis, unlikely friendships ...
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44%
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Spring Awakening (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young adults growing up in an oppressed society, finding ways to fight back and discovering as individuals who they truly are.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: social problems, relationships, relationship problems, society, male female relationship, lifestyle, youth, couple relations, love affair, love interest, young couple, self discovery ...
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43%
The Long Song (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Set during the final days of slavery in 19th century Jamaica, we follow the trials, tribulations and survival of plantation slave July and her odious mistress Caroline.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: slavery, plantation, love affair, slave girl, freedom, maid, social problems, male female relationship, relationship problems, female protagonist, ultimatum, sugarcane ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: jamaica
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42%
The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A university student finds himself wrapped up in the bizarre world of his next door neighbor, learning about his history and relationship with a girl who changed his life.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: friendship, kidnapping, illiteracy, animal cruelty, zoo, neighbor neighbor relationship, roommate, changing lives, male female relationship, lifestyle change, relationships, neighbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Shamitabh (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mute, aspiring actor joins forces with a man who has a powerful voice. Together they take the film industry by storm, but will their egos get in the way?
Style: captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, psychological
Plot: deaf mute, actor, mute, film industry, price of fame, selfishness, ego clash, ambition, movie star, ego, success, egoism ...
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42%
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Last Man Club (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A WW2 veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: friendship, veteran, young woman, elderly man, elderly, woman in danger, runaway, escapades, war veteran, old friends reunited, reunited friends, friends ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: friendship, coming of age, house, youth, teenage life, relationship problems, life is a bitch, adventure, teenager, childhood friend, friendship between boys, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Beats (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, mentor, rivalry, hopes, musician's life, escapades, ambition, artists and showbiz, friendship, society, rags to riches, music ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%