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, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: transplant, friendship, friends, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, human spirit, hopes, terminal illness, buddies, optimism, unfulfillment, hospital, car, beach, caucasian, father son relationship, male bonding, brother brother relationship, underwear, medical examination, syringe, oxygen, oxygen mask, latex gloves
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films with plots about unfulfillment, life is a bitch, hopes, friends, friendship, terminal illness and love and romance mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Oxygen: Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009), Time Of My Life (2012), Matching Jack (2010), Frailer (2014), Those Who Remain (2007). 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: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious
Plot: hospital, friendship, child illness, human spirit, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, dealing with death, terminal illness, wrestling, friends, youth, delivery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: terminal illness, legal, friendship, rivalry, dealing with death, legal action, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, mercy killing, family life, buddies, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
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88%
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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: sincere, uplifting, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: family in crisis, parents and children, optimism, youth, couples, family problems, dishonesty, friendship, life is a bitch, child illness, hospital, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: realistic, gloomy, touching, serious
Plot: best friends, family relations, friends, friendship, unfulfillment, siblings relations, terminal illness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, supportive spouse, unfulfillment, male female relationship, cancer, loss of mother, daughter in law, bathtub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, semi serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, wilderness, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, hopes, unfulfillment, friends, free spirited, one last chance, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: doctors and patients, life is a bitch, child illness, friends, power relations, friendship, boy, doctor patient relationship, rugby, man boy relationship, first sex, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, emotional, realistic, touching, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, optimism, couples, life is a bitch, couple relations, unfulfillment, hopes, merry go round, feather, gun, sister sister relationship, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional
Plot: school, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, youth, terminal illness, forgery, friends, party, father son relationship, male bonding, fire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, dealing with death, family life, family problems, family relations, terminal illness, family in crisis, suburbs, unfulfillment, illness, cancer, sickness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: unfulfillment, couple relations, life is a bitch, media, journalism, terminal illness, hopes, human spirit, family relations, life turned upside down, optimism, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: optimism, youth, village life, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, human spirit, fall in love, village, coming of age, friendship, protecting from truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 254
Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: terminal illness, unfulfillment, rising to stardom, obsessive quest, youth, coming of age, family relations, human nature, young lovers, clergy, dealing with death, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of serching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: friendship, human nature, introspection, small town, self discovery, workplace, homecoming, fall in love, workplace situations, filmmaking, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
In Between Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Korean immigrant falls in love with her best friend while navigating her way through the challenges of living in a new country.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: misfit, society, teenage life, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, immigrants, friends, youth, friendship, coming of age
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, realistic, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, friends, society, forbidden love, working class, couples, terminal illness, clinic, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, offbeat, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: friends, impossible love, society, misfit, life is a bitch, social relations, family relations, small town, wooing, mentally challenged, unemployment, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: hospital, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, family problems, family relations, introspection, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, sexual abuse, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: realistic, touching, gloomy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: catholic, widow, sauna, friendship, human spirit, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, introspection, gender, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, life is a bitch, suburban life, suburbs, parents and children, lifestyle, society, introspection, terminal illness, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sincere, emotional, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, dealing with death, family in crisis, coping, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, estrangement, family relations, family problems, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: terminal illness, malaria, redemption, dealing with death, hopes, human spirit, money raising, life is a bitch, state affairs, parent child relationship, death of child, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, serious
Plot: haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, snow, mountain, mother son relationship
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hit and run, pregnant woman, drugs/alcohol, friendship, redemption, hidden identity, urban, introspection, family problems, death in the family, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
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Henri (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The meeting of two lonely, marginal souls. There is Henri, a man in his 50s, limp, resigned, somewhat alcoholic. And Rosette, a (slightly) retarded woman who dreams of love, sexuality, normality
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: misfit, mentally challenged, looking for love, love and romance, unfulfillment, social misfits, dull life, singing, seaside, french fries, funeral, song ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Plans for Tomorrow (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three stories intertwined which occur in a single day. The day Ines discovers she is pregnant, Antonia decides to abandon her family and Marian realizes she is going to die.
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: introspection, crumbling marriage, singleness, unfulfillment, pregnancy, friendship, couples, family problems, midlife crisis, woman in danger, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 51
Valley (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of three sensitive teens who are forced to deal with violence at home, violence at school. It is a story of friendship, of love and hate, where the adolescents world is revealed as cruel and beautiful, a world where the desire to ...
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, youth, buddies, friends, coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, violence, love, adolescence, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
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Lost in Time (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sui Wai lost her fiance Ah Man in a car accident. With the obligations of life sitting heavy on her shoulders, she lives on only to find herself confiding in her beloved through a phone call. Dai Fai. a mini-bus driver who witnessed Ah Man's ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hopes, coping, bus, starting over, urban, workplace, dealing with death, romance, couples, workplace romance, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%