Movies like Oxygen 2010

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Oxygen (2010)
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Oxygen (2010)
Original name: Adem
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two young man share an incurable illness. Is their love for the women in their lives strong enough to conquer their fear of dying?
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: transplant, friendship, human spirit, terminal illness, hopes, optimism, life is a bitch, deadly, friends, hospital, love and romance, fall in love, buddies, unfulfillment, car, beach, caucasian, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, male bonding, underwear, medical examination, oxygen, syringe, oxygen mask ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about life is a bitch, hopes, terminal illness, unfulfillment, friendship, friends and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Oxygen: Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009), The Miracle of the Cards (2001), The Color of Rain (2014), Time Of My Life (2012), Third Star (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Listening in to a conversation between his doctor and parents, 10-year-old Oscar learns what nobody has the courage to tell him. He only has a few weeks to live. Furious, he refuses to speak to anyone except straight-talking Rose, the lady in pink ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: friendship, hospital, terminal illness, child illness, wrestling, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, human spirit, youth, make believe, nurse, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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95%
The Miracle of the Cards (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Miracle of the Cards" is based on the true story of Marion Shergold and her son, Craig, an eight-year-old English boy who had a brain tumor. Several events convinced Marion that God was leading her to a cure for Craig and that the ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, child illness, human spirit, hopes, brain tumor, miraculous event, life is a bitch, disability, journalism, faith, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Color of Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After cancer claims Matt Kell's life on Christmas Day 2005, his widow, Gina and two young boys are left to cope with the pain of his loss while their close church community gathers around them for support.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, fall in love, love and romance, friends, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, chores, school, youth, forgery, in laws ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Time Of My Life (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 'Tot altijd' introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their days enjoying their youth and turbulent (love) life. Years later, Thomas, a recent medicine graduate and Mario's closest friend, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: legal action, friends, family relations, legal, mercy killing, terminal illness, dealing with death, rivalry, family life, buddies, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ghent, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Third Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
Style: emotional, humorous, uplifting, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, wilderness, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, hopes, free spirited, friends, one last chance, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Matching Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting
Plot: friendship, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, dishonesty, couples, bittersweet, child illness, family in crisis, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Frailer (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman diagnosed with terminal lung cancer gathers her three dearest friends together to make the most of the time she has left.
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: terminal illness, best friends, friendship, friends, family relations, siblings relations, strong female presence, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mary and Martha (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy American housewife Mary Morgan takes her bullied son George out of school for home education,including a trip to Southern Africa. Whilst in Mozambique George is bitten by a mosquito which crawls through a hole in his net and dies of malaria. ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, malaria, redemption, hopes, human spirit, dealing with death, state affairs, life is a bitch, money raising, parent child relationship, hospital, death of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Girlfriend (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, melancholic, realistic
Plot: impossible love, single parent, friendship, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, society, human spirit, misfit, social relations, down syndrome, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Declaration of War (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roméo and Juliette are two young actors. They fall in love at first sight, move in together and make a baby. A love story and the founding of a home like millions of others. Except that their little boy, Adam, behaves abnormally. The young parents ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, child illness, couple relations, optimism, couples, life is a bitch, overcoming, parents and children, family problems, hopes, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
You Can't Write a Letter (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julien and Nina sign a pact with the universe: they must enjoy life, whatever the cost. Will that decision lead them to happiness, or to their disappearance?
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, couple relations, optimism, couples, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, kiss, flashback, paris metro, metro, aids ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Death of a Superhero (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, youth, human spirit, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, hopes, superhero, child illness, dealing with death, coming of age, teenager ...
Place: usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: witty, sincere, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, family relations, couple relations, life turned upside down, couples, strong female presence, terminal illness, media, optimism, human spirit, disorder, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Letters to Elena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the beautiful hills of the Copper Canyon in Chihuahua, Mexico, a young boy (Emilio) is adopted by the mailman (Teo). As part of their daily tasks, they not only deliver the mail but read letters to the villagers, as well as take dictation, since ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, human spirit, friendship, social relations, village life, teaching the ways of the world, protecting from truth, hopes, optimism, coming of age, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The High Cost of Living (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident. As her life unravels, Nathalie finds an unlikely protector in Henry, a down and out guardian angel who has followed her thread. But ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, fall in love, pregnancy, pregnant woman, death in the family, disorder, romance, family problems, love and romance, friendship, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Silence Like Glass (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: True story of two diametrically opposed young women dealing with terminal illness.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, terminal illness, clinic, life is a bitch, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, dancer's life, unfulfillment, forbidden love, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, family life, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family gatherings, couple relations, couples, euthanasia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, friendship, lifestyle, homeless, teenage life, urban ghetto life, redemption, hopes, forceful separation, youth, coming of age, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: youth, redemption, reach out, power relations, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, hopes, society, friendship, fire brigade, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: emotional, captivating, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: suburbs, family life, terminal illness, dealing with death, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, cancer, sickness, pubic hair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Boutique (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but…
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, bittersweet, couples, downfall, designer, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, store, city life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Camino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A religious organization interferes with the life of a terminally ill girl.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, child illness, family problems, doctors and patients, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, youth, life is a bitch, hopes, catholic school, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: life is a bitch, hopes, couple relations, disability, parents and children, misfit, human nature, redemption, human spirit, family relations, new love, operation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: emotional, sincere, contemplative, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, coping, family problems, hopes, estrangement, terminal illness, redemption, dealing with death, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Captain Abu Raed (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Jordan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Abu Raed is an old airport janitor who has always yearned to travel the world but has never been able to afford it. One day, he finds an old discarded pilot's hat, and discovers a calling: a group of children in his poor neighborhood assume ...
Style: serious, sentimental, uplifting, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: mistaken identity, friendship, working class, human spirit, hopes, down on your luck, escape from reality, elderly, longing, arranged marriage, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jordan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love Belongs to Everyone (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Shy, gentle half-wit Dennis, whose only obsession is train-spotting, is released early on account of good behavior after a rape sentence. His parents who run a modest barbershop, skeptic André and Rita, desperately try to keep him out of girl ...
Style: contemplative, serious, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: rehabilitation, family relations, parents and children, forced into action, mentally challenged, life is a bitch, hopes, homecoming, misfit, society, abuse, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Steam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: gloomy, serious, touching, emotional, talky ...
Plot: sauna, widow, catholic, singleness, human spirit, hopes, family problems, golden years, life is a bitch, down on your luck, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Forgot to Tell You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie is a young woman with a troubled past. Her passion is painting, but she never had any formal training. Living in the South of France, she takes whatever work she can get to make ends meet. Then she befriends the elderly painter Jaume and he ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: friendship, elderly, friends, self discovery, mental illness, bittersweet, hopes, golden years, starting over, euthanasia, alzheimer's disease, painting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
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The Moon Child (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: David, a professor of dermatology, has been treating 13-year-old Romain since he was a baby. Afflicted with a rare skin condition, Romain must avoid sunlight and is condemned to live in the shade. David and Romain have become the closest of friends ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, friendship, power relations, doctors and patients, friends, child illness, man boy relationship, medical examination, cave, love, female nudity, rugby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Ocean Heaven (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a father's tireless love for his autistic son. A terminally ill father's attempt to teach his autistic son the necessary life skills to survive on his own before he passes away. It is also a poignant tribute to the infinite ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, aquarium, life is a bitch, family relations, single parent, parents and children, family problems, unfulfillment, father son relationship, love, autism, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%