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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, uplifting, touching, realistic, semi serious, sad, thought provoking, road movie, witty ...
Plot: friendship, dealing with death, best friends, life is a bitch, wilderness, obsessive quest, suicide, friends, introspection, hopes, unfulfillment, free spirited, one last chance, bittersweet, cancer, lgbtq, mental health, countryside, drowning, on the road, escapades, terminal illness, loss of friend, horse, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, wales, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about friendship, friends, unfulfillment, hopes, life is a bitch, terminal illness and bittersweet mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Third Star: Frailer (2014), Oxygen (2010), Summer (2008), The Kid (2010), Dangerous Parking (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: friendship, best friends, friends, strong female presence, unfulfillment, terminal illness, family relations, siblings relations
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, holland
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95%
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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, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: transplant, human spirit, terminal illness, friendship, optimism, hopes, life is a bitch, coming of age, friends, unfulfillment, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, germany, europe
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85%
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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: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: friendship, hopes, misfit, introspection, self discovery, friends, disability, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, father son relationship, coming of age, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
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78%
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The Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of Kevin Lewis, the film follows his childhood of abuse, his descent into a life of crime and the way he put his life together again afterwards.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, gloomy
Plot: abusive parent, rise to the top, human spirit, hopes, dysfunctional family, family problems, going straight, ambition, life is a bitch, down on your luck, survival, bad father ...
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: touching, semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous
Plot: addiction, starting over, hopes, sex addict, life is a bitch, verbal byplay, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, twists and turns, group sex, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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61%
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: touching, realistic, humorous, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, loss of virginity, last wish, looking for sex, teenage life, first sex, hospital, unfulfillment, youth, bittersweet, heart condition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Rails & Ties (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A deadly collision between a train and car lead to an unlikely bond between the train engineer and a young boy who escapes the carnage.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: train, orphan, friendship, family relations, terminal illness, family problems, father figure, grief, coming of age, parents and children, collision, unfulfillment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, nurse, coming of age, child illness, terminal illness, wrestling, unfulfillment, youth, life is a bitch, human spirit, pretense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Downhill (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four old school friends reunite to attempt the epic coast to coast walk, across the United Kingdom. As their journey unfolds, this comically incompatible foursome walk full tilt into their mid-life crises.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, friendship, friends, best friends, escapades, self discovery, farce, disorder, on the road, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, captivating
Plot: friendship, family life, terminal illness, friends, life is a bitch, buddies, family relations, bittersweet, rivalry, family problems, lifestyle, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, belgium, ghent, europe
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50%
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: realistic, bleak, serious, sincere, christian film ...
Plot: homeless, alcohol abuse, addiction, bullying, suicide, abuse, human nature, tragic hero, haunted by the past, homelessness, suicide attempt, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 21st century
Place: england
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50%
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: realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, youth, friendship, grownups, best friends, small town, childhood friend, moving, summer, society, nihilism, escape from reality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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49%
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, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, family problems, life is a bitch, dealing with death, family in crisis, cancer, illness, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
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: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, introspection, couples, society, friends, suburbs, unfulfillment, suburban life, mother daughter relationship, grief ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: friendship, couples, friends, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, dancer's life, life is a bitch, hopes, artists and showbiz, working class, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
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47%
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: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, friends, introspection, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, singleness, pregnancy, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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46%
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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, serious, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, forest, gay best friend, friendship, self discovery, haunted by the past, introspection, lifestyle, hopes, halloween, camping ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, small town, couples, friends, human nature, introspection, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Tour de Force (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Belgium, of all places. What's Belgium got besides chocolates and fries? No matter, this year it was Hannes' and Kiki's turn to choose the destination of their annual bike tour with their closest friends. They all looks forward to the ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friends, vacation, on the road, friendship, terminal illness, bittersweet, road trip, self discovery, tragedy, thirty something, thirtysomething life, best friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Kings (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the mid 1970s a group of young men leave the Connemara Gaeltacht, bound for London and filled with ambition for a better life. After thirty years, they meet again at the funeral of their youngest friend, Jackie. The film intersperses flashbacks ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, gloomy
Plot: alcohol abuse, friends, friendship, introspection, society, buddies, dealing with death, friend, drunkenness, death, church, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland
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41%
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, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnant woman, hopes, pregnancy, fall in love, family problems, disorder, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, redemption, introspection ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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41%
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, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, bittersweet, hopes, dishonesty, friendship, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: self discovery, fall in love, friendship, on the road, looking for love, human nature, introspection, best friends, hopes, parents and children, family business, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Fraulein (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ruža left Serbia, her country, over 30 years ago and lives in Zurich. Her daily life is a string of repetitive moments until, one day, Ana arrives on the scene and upsets Ruža's painstakingly organized world. A subtle friendship develops ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, self discovery, friends, longing, immigrants, society, job seeking, secret, female nudity, sex scene, female friendship, integration ...
Time: 21st century
Place: serbia, switzerland, europe, sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, witty ...
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, human spirit, optimism, hopes, terminal illness, couples, journalism, life is a bitch, couple relations, blogger, cancer ...
Time: year 2008, 21st century
Place: spain
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38%
Bunny and the Bull (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young shut-in takes an imaginary road trip inside his apartment, based on mementos and memories of a European trek from years before.
Style: surreal, mind bending, captivating, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: odd couple, friendship, isolation, friends, partners, on the road, wilderness, haunted by the past, buddies, escapades, introspection, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Second Best (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The difficult relationship between a british postal officer and his adoptive son.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: orphan, social worker, single parent, man boy relationship, absent father, adoption, coming of age, parents and children, family problems, hopes, family relations, village ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, parents and children, coping, estrangement, unfulfillment, family in crisis, father son relationship, asian prostitute, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cut Loose (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist is about to settle with his girlfriend when his life and views get shaken up by the young and beautiful Pakistani refugee Nadia. At work his ideals are more and more confronted with the harsh reality of modern urban society, while his ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: racism, media, life is a bitch, journalism, self discovery, introspection, society, interracial relations, impossible love, mercy killing, idealism, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love, looking for love, couple relations, terminal illness, dealing with death, best friends, hopes, hospital, cancer, girl, small town ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%