Movies like Hierarchy

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Hierarchy (2009)
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Hierarchy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of Californians experience loss, despair and desperation over the course of seven days before Christmas. A boxing underdog must face the truth about his uncertain future, a blocked novelist struggles to create a new work admist a suspicious movie proposal, and an engineer with a secret must sell his business plans before it puts his marriage and career in serious jeopardy. With a self-imposed, mounting pressure, their actions and decisions push them deeper into a void of self-doubt and misery leading to one last hope to start fresh again.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: sex, boxing, lawyer, fight, prostitute, depression, female nudity, racism, divorce, economics, beach, priest, hotel, singer, church, suicide, adultery, bible, family relations, hollywood, bum, cruise, dysfunctional family, drug use, film industry ...

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Most similar movies to Hierarchy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and bleak films with plots about husband wife relationship, female nudity, sex, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family and infidelity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Hierarchy: Magnolia (1999), Faces (1968), Where It's At (1969), Nie mehr wie es war (2016), Boogie Nights (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Magnolia (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
Style: meditative, sincere, realistic, bleak, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: human nature, introspection, dysfunctional family, coincidence, depression, terminal illness, child prodigy, multiple storylines, social problems, redemption, infidelity, frog ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 50s, 1910s
Place: los angeles
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95%
 7.5
 11K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: art house, sexy, suspense, talky, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, male nudity, melancholy, cheating, time travel, social outcast, feminism, sexual abuse, writer's life, addiction, sexualized violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.9
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Where It's At (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A "Sixties Generation" comedy about an offbeat father-son relationship. Dad runs a Las Vegas hotel-casino and his son is a college student with a different set of moral and ethical standards. When they meet in Vegas, they immediately clash ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching, offbeat
Plot: father son relationship, hotel, casino, college, parents and children, gambling, family relations, chorus girl, gays and lesbians, ambition, downfall, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, family problems, search for father, family relations, father son relationship, family, relationships, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7.9
 263K
Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, erotic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: sex, porn industry, drugs, cocaine, drug abuse, disco, addiction, drug addiction, nudity (full frontal - brief), voyeurism, oral sex, adult filmmaking ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Life as a House (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, touching, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, father son relationship, cancer, dying, reconciliation, house, dysfunctional family, family, suburbs, redemption, illness, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Play It As It Lays (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: mental institution, mental breakdown, mental illness, family relations, filmmaking, hollywood, infidelity, drug abuse, fame, alienation, forced abortion, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, beverly hills, las vegas, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
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Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: realistic, bleak, psychological, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, depression, family relations, divorce, character study, father daughter relationship, sibling rivalry, parenthood, life philosophy, family gatherings, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fiona (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The director of Sue continues his exploration of the theme of lonely women lost in the big city with Fiona, which goes one step further and exposes the wasted lives of whores and junkies in New York. The story of Fiona and her mother told in eight ...
Style: erotic, neorealism, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: oral sex, prostitute, sexual content, girl, sex scene, sex crime, mental disorder, making love, murder, sexual abuse, drug abuse, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, tel aviv israel, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: philosophical, psychological, bleak, meditative, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: philosophy, infidelity, redemption, adultery, destiny, false accusation, love affair, human nature, multiple storylines, drug addiction, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 127
Paradise (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: televangelist, husband wife relationship, faith, marriage, hypocrisy, businessman, reverend, extramarital affair, infidelity, tv show, money, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dictatorial film director (Finch) hires an unknown actress (Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.
Style: neo noir, retro, psychological thriller
Plot: drugs, obsession, possession, movie star, reincarnation, female psychopath, hollywood, impersonation, doppelganger, starlet, film industry, gossip columnist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: sexy, realistic, emotional, dark, dramatic ...
Plot: divorce, marital crisis, family relations, infidelity, dysfunctional family, writers, violence, adultery, mistress, visceral, runaway, secrets ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
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The Turning (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gillian Anderson in her first ever screen role. Anderson's psycho boyfriend, Cliff, returns to his home town seething with pent-up frustration and rage. Four years earlier his family was on the verge of breaking up. Noe he's returned to ...
Style: erotic, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: making love, sex scene, infidelity, alcohol abuse, neo nazism, psychopath, family problems, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage, society, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Style: psychological, surreal, philosophical, twists and turns, depressing ...
Plot: existentialism, depression, theater, schizophrenic, obsession, writer's life, magic realism, mental illness, writers, actor, director, self fulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Men's Club (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Seven men have a group session and share their feelings on women, love, life and work.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, touching
Plot: wife swapping, midlife crisis, friendship, infidelity, working class, erection, couple relations, parents and children, love triangle, misfit, unfulfillment, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, okinawa japan
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35%
Ordinary People (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, sentimental, compassionate ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, therapy, depression, suicide, coming of age, guilt, father son relationship, suburbs, death in the family, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, houston texas, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
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Levelland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Audience: teens
Plot: american football, mental illness, friendship, student, restaurant, teacher, husband wife relationship, marriage, father son relationship, adultery, love, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sincere, sad, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: courtroom, divorce, lawyer, single father, custody battle, marriage, family relations, father son relationship, justice, family, court, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Books of John (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and without warning. Months later he finds that his partner ...
Plot: gay, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, oral sex, marriage, father son relationship, love, female nudity, bible, lesbianism, sex ...
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33%
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I'm Losing You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman Perry Krohn attempts to juggle the needs of his dedicated wife, demanding mistress and grown children while facing his own certain death from lung cancer.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: cancer, hollywood, father son relationship, aids, family relations, showbiz, terminal illness, infidelity, family problems, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Smooth Operator (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Megan Hughes plays Grace Nichols, a businesswoman constantly competing with men to get ahead. Unfortunately, her love life is also suffering. One day, while chomping on a donut, she realizes she's put on a few pounds. She decides to get back in ...
Style: erotic
Plot: erotica, prostitute, male full rear nudity, sex, diet, female nudity, party, coach, sex in shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, sexy, melancholic, rough, art house ...
Plot: filmmaking, redemption, drugs, obsession, multiple storylines, addiction, lifestyle, downfall, life is a bitch, human nature, showbiz, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, israel, new york, middle east, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Celebration (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech ...
Style: cerebral, art house, gloomy, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: incest, suicide, family secret, child abuse, birthday, sexual abuse, hotel, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, party, child rape, drunk ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Shiner (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Raising the subtext of "Fight Club" into text, "Shiner" depicts a pair of amateur boxers gratified by punching each others' lights out. Theirs is among a trio of twisted love stories in the narrative feature by 29-year-old ...
Plot: gay, stalker, fight, gay slur, homoeroticism, wrestler, nudity (full frontal - brief), boxing, gay bashing, abusive boyfriend, masochism, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Babysitters (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Shirley is a good student who works as a babysitter in order to make money for college. One night Michael, a father Shirley works for, confesses he's unhappy with married life. Shirley has a crush on Michael, and seizes this ...
Style: disturbing, sexual, sexy, bleak, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, teenager, adultery, statutory rape, prostitute, marital problem, high school, dark humor, older man younger woman relationship, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, social decay ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A recovering alcoholic film director tries for a comeback in Rome.
Style: stylized, sincere, realistic, serious, retro
Plot: filmmaking, street artist, airport, missing person, mentor protege relationship, heart attack, limousine, hospital, american abroad, sleeping pill, first love, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, usa, italy, europe, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Movie Star (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vic Edwards was one of the biggest movie stars in the world, known for his mustachioed good looks and cocky swagger. With his Hollywood glory a distant memory, the now-octogenarian Vic is prompted to reassess his life with the passing of his beloved ...
Style: tense, sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: aging, old man, nostalgia, washed up star, hollywood, celebrity, depression, actor's life, artists and showbiz, loneliness, lifestyle, woman on top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nashville tennessee, tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jason Staebler lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is a dreamer, who asks his brother David, a radio personality from Philadelphia to help him build a paradise on a Pacific Island, yet another of his ...
Style: sexy, tense, visually appealing, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: monopoly, death, depression, hotel, radio, con artists, adaptation, eccentricity, bullying, crime gone awry, brothers, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, new jersey, california, philadelphia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hurry Sundown (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: erotica, racial segregation, helicopter, racism, interracial relations, small town, family relations, farm, small town life, family business, obsession, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s
Place: georgia, louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%