Movies and TV shows like Patrick Melrose

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Patrick Melrose (2018)
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Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 302 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dialogue, drug addiction, father son relationship, depression, loneliness, alcohol abuse, mental illness, violence, dysfunctional family, traumatic childhood, family relations, ambition, family problems, millionaire, child abuse, incest, lifestyle, misfit, destiny, rape, child molestation, friends, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 80s, 2000s, 1990s, 1960s

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Most similar movies to Patrick Melrose

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, captivating, suspense and realistic films and TV series with plots about family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch, family and father son relationship mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Patrick Melrose: I Know This Much Is True (2020), The Queen's Gambit (2020), Skins (2007), The Beaver (2011), Requiem for a Dream (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Know This Much Is True (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: The parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th century America.
Style: psychological, touching, suspense, sad, social
Plot: brother brother relationship, paranoid schizophrenia, family relations, mysterious past, loss of child, life is a bitch, identical twins, betrayal, sacrifice, childhood trauma, brotherhood, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa
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100%
The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 395 min.
TV show
Story: In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Plot: chess, genius, girl power, addiction, child prodigy, drugs/alcohol, prodigy, female protagonist, girl, orphanage, orphan, champion ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, europe, moscow russia, kentucky, paris france ...
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100%
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Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, realistic, cynical, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, friends, homosexual, youth, underage drinking, party, friendship, siblings relations, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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100%
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The Beaver (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his ...
Style: emotional, touching, tragicomedy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: depression, midlife crisis, puppet, family relations, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, family problems, parents and children, imaginary character, couples, coping, dysfunctional character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, depressing ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, addiction, life is a bitch, drug addiction, insanity, depression, hallucination, drug trip, destructive relationship, drug use, downfall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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24%
Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, witty, stylized, tense ...
Plot: dark humor, moral dilemma, dishonesty, crimes, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, cons and scams, lawyer client relationship, family relations, private investigator, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hands of a Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family reunion aboard a ship becomes a turning point in the life of 39-year-old engineer Markus. When his son Adam (4) gets a little cut after going to the bathroom with his grandmother Renate, Markus recalls for the first time what his mother did ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, serious
Plot: parent child relationship, dysfunctional family, childhood trauma, family secret, husband wife relationship, sexual abuse, child molestation, abusive mother, mental illness, child abuse, psychotherapy, repressed memory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Second Avenue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Andra Avenyn was a Swedish drama series and soap opera, produced by SVT and broadcast from 2007 to 2010.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: family, family problems, ex convict, social problems, kids and family, father son relationship, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, parents and children, father daughter relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Virtues (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Joseph falls into despair when his nine-year-old son Shea leaves for Australia with his ex Debbie. Sufffering the hangover from hell, he walks away from his present life and boards a boat bound for Ireland to confront memories from his childhood.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: family reunited, loneliness, brother sister relationship, childhood memory, brother sister reunion, relationship problems, life is a bitch, confronting the past, haunted by the past, family tragedy, family life, dysfunctional family ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, human nature, family life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Det mest f?rbjudna (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Freely adapted from the novel by Swedish writer Kerstin Thorvall.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, family problems, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, family life, lifestyle, family, mental illness, marital problem, relationship problems, relationship vs career, mental patient ...
Time: year 1968, year 2005, year 1976, year 1959
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: society, friends, love affair, social relations, lifestyle, destiny, love and romance, friendship, group of friends, ethnic diversity, drug addict, reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I'm Mita, Your Housekeeper (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Kaseifu no Mita is a 2011 Japanese television drama series. The story revolves around a family who is grieving over their mother's recent suicide. They hired Mita as a housekeeper to upkeep the house, which has been thrown into disarray. Mita, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family secret, suicide, marital problem, changing lives, mystery, troubled past, family relations, family, murder mystery, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Succession (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father begins to step back from the media and entertainment conglomerate they control.
Style: captivating, emotional, inspirational, stylized
Plot: wealth, family relations, family business, businessman, father son relationship, betrayal, parents and children, rivalry, patriarchy, employee employee relationship, business, company ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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I Am... (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Each hour-long film follows a different women as they experience “moments that are emotionally raw, thought-provoking and utterly personal”.
Style: psychological, clever, compassionate, serious, allegory ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: women, desperation, life, frustration, family drama, introspection, life is a bitch, job, depression, society, redemption, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Thousand Acres (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A THOUSAND ACRES is a drama about an American family who meets with tragedy on their land. It is the story of a father, his daughters, and their husbands, and their passion to subdue the history of their land and its stories.
Style: touching, psychological, talky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: child molester, incest rape, incest, dysfunctional family, lawsuit, family relations, father daughter incest, farm, tragedy, betrayal, family, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sweet Nothing (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Angel celebrates the birth of his daughter by taking his first hit of crack cocaine. With the hesitant support of his wife, Monika, he joins a friend of his to deal drugs for a short time--enough time to get out of debt and buy some nice things for ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, family relations, family problems, downfall, introspection, misfit, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, drug addiction, drug dealing, existentialism, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Night and Day (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Night and Day is a British soap opera which was produced by Granada Television for LWT and ran on ITV from 2001 to 2003. Its theme-song, "Always & Forever", was sung by Kylie Minogue.
Style: sitcom, sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: family life, parents and children, family relations, slice of life, family, large family, mother daughter relationship, everyday life, father son relationship, group of friends, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Early Swallows (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
TV show
Story: The series revolves around the lives of Ukrainian teenagers in a secondary school class. The teenagers struggle with bullying, including the Blue Whale Challenge, lack of parental support, suicidal behavior, LGBT identity crises-a subject that is ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: teen suicide, teenage life, secret, social media, family relations, depression, high school, mystery, social problems, high school life, uncover truth, investigation ...
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
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Matar al Padre (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Through a portrait of this family, we witness the profound changes that have shaken Spanish society between the 1990s and the present, with the advent of the economic and political crises in the background.
Style: ironic, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: irony, father son relationship, family relations, couples, friendship, family problems, education, dark humor, parents, husband wife relationship, old friends, siblings relations ...
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Little Boy Blue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Living in rural Texas is a dysfunctional family: an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; a compliant wife and a son of about 20, two small sons who look a lot like their brother. The dad harbors a secret, and he ...
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, incest, dysfunctional family, stepmother stepson relationship, parents and children, murder, family problems, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, investigation, siblings relations, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, vietnam, usa, asia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Under the Volcano (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British consul living in alcoholic disrepair and obscurity in a small southern Mexican town in ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, depressing ...
Plot: alcoholic, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, depression, introspection, human nature, estrangement, couples, crumbling marriage, alcohol abuse, one day, greed ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Nil by Mouth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug addict and Raymond kicks him out of the house, making ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: domestic violence, dysfunctional family, heroin, addiction, alcohol abuse, working class, family relations, mental illness, drug abuse, down on your luck, profanity, temperamental ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
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Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: peer pressure, dysfunctional family, coming of age, kids in trouble, underage drinking, addiction, juvenile delinquency, friends, family problems, friendship, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Billions (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, thought provoking, suspense, entertaining
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: money, investor, corruption, stock exchange, rivalry, businessman, ambition, wall street, stock market, wealth, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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50%
The Innocents (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
TV show
Story: Safiye and Gülben are two obsessive sisters who live in a dependent manner with their brother Han who is the only real connection between this family, including their sick father, and the world. Han’s lifelong goal is to keep this family afloat ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: family life, in love, confronting the past, family secret, love affair, family relations, love interest, relationship problems, dark past, family, family problems, tragic past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
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The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 179 min.
TV show
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: touching, captivating, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, youth, coming of age, estrangement, life is a bitch, death of mother, death in the family, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Anupamaa (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
TV show
Story: Anupama had to sacrifice a lot to become an ideal wife, daughter-in-law, and mother. After a bitter realisation, she sets out to live on her own terms.
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: wife, mother, housewife, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, troubled marriage, unhappy marriage, mother son relationship, marital problem, relationship problems, family, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Deep Water (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern day look at family through the eyes of three women as they work to balance work and life pressures.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horny wife, family relations, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, businesswoman, unfaithful wife, destiny, adaptation, friendship, society, rivalry, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
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29%