Movies like Third Star

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Third Star (2010)
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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: humorous, emotional, touching, uplifting, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, witty
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, wilderness, friends, hopes, unfulfillment, one last chance, free spirited, on the road, terminal illness, young people, introspection, escapades, loss of friend, cancer, death, suicide, secret, beach, pain, bankruptcy, morphine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales

Most similar movies to Third Star

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about friends, life is a bitch, friendship, hopes, unfulfillment, terminal illness and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Third Star: Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009), Dangerous Parking (2007), Frailer (2014), The Be All and End All (2009), Oxygen (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, uplifting, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, hospital, child illness, terminal illness, youth, make believe, wrestling, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, human spirit, parent child relationship, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dangerous Parking (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Noah Arkwright, a successful, hard living and indulgent independent British film director, finally decides to try and defeat the many addictions that are destroying him, his career and the people who care for him. But Mother Nature has other tests ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex addict, life is a bitch, hopes, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, starting over, addiction, terminal illness, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, sex scene, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: touching, realistic, gloomy, serious
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, best friends, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family relations, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Be All and End All (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At fifteen Robbie has only one thing on his mind - losing his virginity. The problem is that he's in hospital with a fatal heart condition. And who has to overcome the odds and help him fulfil his final wish? His best friend Ziggy.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, hopes, unfulfillment, wish come true, best friends, youth, friends, hospital, first sex, last wish, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
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 1K
Oxygen (2010)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: transplant, friends, human spirit, fall in love, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, terminal illness, optimism, buddies, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, malaria, redemption, human spirit, dealing with death, hopes, 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 ⇓
78%
Falkenberg Farewell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's the last summer in Falkenberg for five childhood friends. David yearns to be a child again and Holger never wants to move away. Jesper constantly returns home without anybody really noticing that he’s been gone. Jörgen finances his ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sexual, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, coming of age, friends, grownups, escape from reality, small town, best friends, youth, adult as child, small town life, skinny dipping, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, legal, mercy killing, friendship, rivalry, friends, family relations, legal action, life is a bitch, dealing with death, unfulfillment, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ghent, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
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 472
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Plot: human spirit, couple relations, life is a bitch, media, journalism, terminal illness, unfulfillment, hopes, disorder, life turned upside down, family relations, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Like You Know It All (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Delightfully comic exploration of the emotional and social geography of an art-house film director.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: lovers reunited, friendship, infidelity, haunted by the past, couple relations, love triangle, friends, forbidden love, film making, dishonesty, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, uplifting, touching
Plot: friendship, mental illness, golden years, hopes, starting over, self discovery, elderly, friends, painting, alzheimer's disease, drawing, euthanasia
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 964
Summer (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Shaun and Daz are vibrant kids, wasted by their experience of education. All they have is friendship and Shaun's first love Katy. From the moment Shaun steps into our world he is bound to lose. Labeled as a violent bully he destroys himself and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, serious, touching
Plot: friendship, youth, introspection, disability, self discovery, redemption, unfulfillment, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, haunted by the past, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: gloomy, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: best friends, couples, suburbs, parents and children, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, suburban life, introspection, society, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: gloomy, touching, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: unfulfillment, suburbs, dealing with death, family problems, family life, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family relations, cancer, hospital, pubic hair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, friendship, cancer, hospital, love, unfulfillment, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, dealing with death, terminal illness, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Mighty Celt (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Centred around greyhound racing in a Catholic community after the "Troubles" have ended but where their legacy remains strong. Donal is a 14-year old who works in a greyhound racing kennel owned by Good Joe. If Donal's favourite ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: animal training, friends, power relations, family relations, ambition, single parent, youth, animal life, against the odds, friendship, obnoxious boss, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 83
1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Tells the story of Becca, a beautiful 28 year-old woman whose perfect life is brought to an abrupt halt after she accidentally discovers a lump in her breast.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, twists and turns
Plot: self discovery, terminal illness, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, dealing with death, hopes, introspection, e mail, female protagonist, breast cancer, cancer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 430
The Lost Coast (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Director/screenwriter Gabriel Fleming (One Thousand Years) explores the subtleties of loneliness, friendship, and sexuality with this tale of two high school friends who are forced to face their unspoken sexual history while wandering the streets of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, gloomy, atmospheric, serious
Plot: friends, beach, forest, friendship, introspection, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, hopes, best friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 5K
Albatross (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, direction and purpose, lifestyle, love and romance, infidelity, youth, family relations, dishonesty, sexual relations, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: semi serious, humorous, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, youth, school, friendship, fall in love, love and romance, forgery, friends, ritual, fire, brother brother relationship, father figure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: orphan, tragic love, starting over, showbiz, disagreement, friends, family relations, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Stuart: A Life Backwards (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story about the remarkable friendship between a reclusive writer and illustrator and a chaotic homeless man, whom he gets to know during a campaign to release two charity workers from prison.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: addiction, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, tragic hero, human nature, abuse, institution, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, suicide attempt, male friendship, homeless man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 10
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reflection on love and pleasure experienced by three women, set in France, New York, and Shanghai.
Style: gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious, sincere
Plot: friendship, on the road, haunted by the past, looking for love, friends, on the run, life is a bitch, obsessive quest
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: friendship, unfulfillment, love and romance, working class, clinic, terminal illness, friends, couples, society, forbidden love, dancer's life, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 2K
Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: twentysomething life, parents and children, single parent, friends, family relations, lifestyle, society, working class, dealing with death, death in the family, redemption, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 936
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: serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic
Plot: child illness, unfulfillment, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, parents and children, optimism, terminal illness, hopes, life turned upside down, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hit and run, pregnant woman, family problems, dishonesty, redemption, family relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, life turned upside down, pregnancy, urban, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: gloomy, touching, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: dealing with death, parents and children, family in crisis, coping, hopes, redemption, family relations, family problems, estrangement, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: mistaken identity, human spirit, hopes, friendship, working class, elderly, longing, dishonesty, arranged marriage, escape from reality, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jordan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, lifestyle, friendship, homeless, teenage life, redemption, urban ghetto life, hopes, forceful separation, youth, coming of age, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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