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The Ultimate Life (2013)
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The Ultimate Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his best intentions, billionaire Jason Stevens can’t find enough time to keep his beloved Alexia a priority. But when he discovers his late grandfather’s journal, he is transported back to Red Stevens’ incredible world. With everything he loves hanging in the balance, Jason Stevens hopes the past will prepare him well for the future.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, romantic, captivating, psychological, inspirational
Plot: self discovery, life lesson, sent to the past, family relations, destiny, wisdom of life, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, once in a lifetime opportunity, lawsuit, husband wife relationship, rags to riches, love and romance, couples, relationship problems, billionaire, relationships, romantic relationship, diary, life philosophy, marital problem, reading someone else's diary, inspiration, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, haiti

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Most similar movies to The Ultimate Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and captivating films with plots about love and romance, couples, hopes, family relations, romance, introspection and self discovery mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like The Ultimate Life: Fireproof (2008), Heart of the Country (2013), See Girl Run (2012), Not Easily Broken (2009), Open (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Ultimate Gift (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, inheritance, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, youth, introspection, wealth, life turned upside down, friendship, parents and children, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, ecuador, south america, new jersey
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 6.4
 23K
Fireproof (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, christian film, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: marriage, christian, husband wife relationship, self discovery, firefighter, couple relations, faith, couples, marital problem, love and romance, family relations, religious conversion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
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100%
Heart of the Country (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With her husband jailed for Wall Street-based fraud, Faith has to leave behind her luxury life in New York to return home to North Carolina and the widower father and dutiful older sister she left behind. Together, they have to deal with the buried ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: family relations, romance, love and romance, homecoming, love affair, parents and children, hopes, countryside, getting home, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
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37%
 5.1
 1K
See Girl Run (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What happens when a 30-something woman allows life's "what ifs" to overwhelm her appreciation for what life actually is. Disregarding her current obligations, she digs into her romantic past in hopes of invigorating her present.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, small town, couples, unfulfillment, ex lover, love and romance, family relations, small town life, dull life, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: ambition, couples, hopes, love and romance, family problems, relationship vs career, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, african american protagonist, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 134
Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, love affair, self discovery, couples, human nature, introspection, society, gender bending, lgbt, pregnant man, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 810
5 Star Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One man's journey to disprove the theory of astrology leads him to answer some bigger question about life, love, fate and destiny.
Style: realistic, sentimental, road movie, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horoscope, introspection, self discovery, unfulfillment, destiny, astrologer, love and romance, journey, society, life turned upside down, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 279
Bedrooms (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bedrooms tells a story about the walls that separate people, the heartbreak and infidelity that's often the result and the redemption that comes from tearing those walls down. The film is told in 4 stories by 3 filmmakers. Three of the stories ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, love and romance, couple relations, introspection, family problems, family relations, infidelity, twins, unfulfillment, sexuality, multiple storylines, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A musician and a fireman work against certain expectations in order to pursue their respective dreams.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: moral dilemma, self discovery, forbidden love, love affair, hopes, romance, musician's life, love and romance, family relations, human nature, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 124
1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, twists and turns, sentimental, touching
Plot: self discovery, introspection, hopes, unfulfillment, terminal illness, strong female presence, life is a bitch, dealing with death, cancer, female protagonist, breast cancer, e mail
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 3K
Loving Leah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage of convenience, cardiologist, romance, couples, death in the family, society, religions or cults, love and romance, fall in love, family tradition, family relations, jewish woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, waitress, romance, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, hopes, introspection, life is a bitch, cross country, character study, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, memphis, new york, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Elephant King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who lead totally different lives. Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back home in the USA. Their dominant mother wants Jake back home and for this ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: introspection, fall in love, family relations, brother brother relationship, interracial relations, nightclub, american abroad, romance, self discovery, depression, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, usa, asia, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nine Chronicles for a Screaming Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a mosaic of human relationships and day-to-day situations, men and women of different ages feel a pressing need to reinvent themselves. As they cross each other's paths, they all are at a turning point in their lives.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: introspection, couple relations, starting over, hopes, couples, solitude, changing lives, romantic relationship, relationships, self discovery, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 232
Irene in Time (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film about the complex relationships between fathers and daughters, and the potential lifelong consequences of those relationships.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, couples, family relations, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, romance, strong female presence, sexual content, parents and children, hopes, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 13K
6 Years (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love, begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down a volatile and violent path and threaten the future they had always imagined.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: first love, couples, relationships, relationship problems, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, young adult, couple relations, friendship, love, youth, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, career change, couples, husband wife relationship, breakup, unfulfillment, disintegration, grieving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 463
Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, romance, fall in love, couples, rich and poor, society, parents and children, law school, social differences, lawyers and clients, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Tuya's Marriage (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in Inner Mongolia, a physical setback causes a young woman to choose a suitor who can take care of her, as well as her disabled husband.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, couple relations, romance, hopes, couples, disability, marriage proposal, paralysis, husband wife relationship, camel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mongolia, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, holiday, hopes, family relations, miraculous event, love, comeback, hometown, love and romance, park ranger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 664
Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interracial affair. The film explores the way in which the family ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, interracial relations, death in the family, haunted by the past, family problems, society, hopes, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alice is a sailor. While her partner Félix waits for her on land, she sets off as second mechanic on the Fidelio, an old freighter. On board, she discovers not only that her predecessor has just died, but also that the skipper is none other than ...
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: sex scene, love triangle, ship, love and romance, self discovery, introspection, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), sailor, seductress, sexual content, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: marseille, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: quadriplegic, self discovery, friendship, starting over, looking for love, romance, hopes, love and romance, couples, disability, small town, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.6
 606
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: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, power relations, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, reach out, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 4K
Blind (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A novelist is blinded in a car crash that killed his wife and several years later rediscovers his passion for life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, couples, disability, writer's life, infidelity, dishonesty, blind man, blindness, novelist, moral dilemma, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, couples, parents and children, family in crisis, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, baby born, diary, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: death in the family, hopes, introspection, last wish, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, very little dialogue, journey, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I'll Come Running (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young Danish man traveling through Texas hooks up with an Austin girl, and even though they're not planning to see each other again, tragic circumstances lead her to his doorstep in Denmark.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: destiny, culture clash, romance, love and romance, life turned upside down, couples, sexual relations, family relations, cultural difference, interracial romance, language barrier, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, denmark, usa, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, couples, bondage, impossible love, destiny, supernatural ability, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%