Movies like Third Star

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Third Star (2010)
 7.6
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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, unfulfillment, friendship, life is a bitch, hopes, terminal illness and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Third Star: Dangerous Parking (2007), The Be All and End All (2009), Frailer (2014), Oxygen (2010), Oscar and the Lady in Pink (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, touching, humorous, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, drugs/alcohol, hopes, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, verbal byplay, addiction, terminal illness, sex addict, sex scene, group sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, humorous, touching, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, high school, first sex, last wish, teenage life, wish come true, hopes, looking for sex, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.0
 89
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
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, unfulfillment, siblings relations, best friends, friends, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.2
 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: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching
Plot: transplant, love and romance, hopes, fall in love, hospital, optimism, terminal illness, friendship, friends, human spirit, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: serious, realistic, touching, uplifting
Plot: hospital, friendship, life is a bitch, delivery, make believe, friends, terminal illness, human spirit, youth, wrestling, dealing with death, child illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, 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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: malaria, dealing with death, hopes, human spirit, redemption, terminal illness, life is a bitch, money raising, state affairs, parent child relationship, death of child, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, semi serious, humorous, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town life, friends, best friends, youth, escape from reality, grownups, adult as child, small town, burglary, childhood friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, uplifting
Plot: friendship, mental illness, self discovery, elderly, starting over, hopes, golden years, friends, euthanasia, drawing, painting, alzheimer's disease
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.8
 955
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, touching, atmospheric, serious, emotional
Plot: friendship, misfit, introspection, disability, self discovery, youth, friends, haunted by the past, redemption, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, 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, rivalry, friendship, mercy killing, family relations, friends, dealing with death, unfulfillment, legal action, life is a bitch, legal, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
 470
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, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, human spirit, couples, disorder, family relations, journalism, media, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: introspection, society, best friends, couple relations, unfulfillment, suburban life, life is a bitch, parents and children, terminal illness, suburbs, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 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: realistic, touching, semi serious, witty, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, masturbation, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, parents and children, small town, family relations, friends, power relations, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: contests and competitions, life is a bitch, animal training, parents and children, youth, single parent, teenage life, animal life, obnoxious boss, hopes, boss and employee, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ 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: realistic, captivating, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: dealing with death, family problems, family life, suburbs, family relations, terminal illness, family in crisis, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, pubic hair, hospital, sickness ...
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: gloomy, realistic, sincere, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, love, cancer, hospital, hopes, fall in love, nursing, looking for love, terminal illness, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 420
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: friends, beach, forest, self discovery, best friends, gender, introspection, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, hopes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.7
 68
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, twists and turns, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: self discovery, introspection, dealing with death, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, terminal illness, e mail, breast cancer, cancer, female protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: school, friendship, youth, terminal illness, friends, forgery, love and romance, fall in love, father son relationship, party, male bonding, ritual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: serious, sincere, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: friendship, looking for love, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, on the road, on the run, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: friendship, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, hopes, dancer's life, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, terminal illness, clinic, friends, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, bleak, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: addiction, haunted by the past, tragic hero, human nature, drugs/alcohol, abuse, institution, suicide attempt, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, male friendship, homeless man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 924
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: uplifting, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: optimism, hospital, infidelity, friends, family relations, youth, friendship, terminal illness, unfulfillment, love and romance, life turned upside down, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, emotional, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, friends, beach, politics, tragic love, showbiz, disagreement, starting over, haunted by the past, terminal illness, orphan, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: gloomy, touching, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: singleness, introspection, midlife crisis, woman in danger, pregnancy, friendship, friends, family relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Just Like the Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A petty thief's mentoring of an apparent orphan takes a profound turn when he kidnaps the boy from a foster home and drives him cross-country to his sister's house in Texas.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, urban ghetto, friends, petty criminal, domestic violence, reunion, introspection, custody, on the road, redemption, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 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: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: down on your luck, parents and children, dealing with death, family in crisis, hopes, life is a bitch, twentysomething life, crimes, friends, family relations, redemption, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 138
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, friendship, starvation, comedy of errors, friends, reunion, best friends, buddies, escapades, unfulfillment, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 555
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: humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, human nature, love and romance, hopes, fall in love, parents and children, golden years, couple relations, unfulfillment, on the road, introspection, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: unfulfillment, hopes, family in crisis, dealing with death, coping, family problems, family relations, estrangement, redemption, parents and children, life is a bitch, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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