Movies like Million Dollar Man

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Million Dollar Man (2018)
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Million Dollar Man (2018)
Original name: 億男
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man, who is repaying a 30 million yen debt left by his brother, wins the 300 million yen lottery. He grapples with the question of whether money can buy him happiness.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: debt, lottery winner, millionaire, betrayal, lottery, friendship, rich and poor, social problems, money problems, money, rich, misfit, wealth, betrayal by friend, luck, rags to riches, stolen money, winner, based on a novel

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Most similar movies to Million Dollar Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, serious and psychological films with plots about society, friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, money, mystery and betrayal mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Million Dollar Man: Promises (2010), Kakegurui (2019), Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler (2009), Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (2017), The Disappearance of Finbar (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Promises (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Self made millionaire Rolando Dominguez (Carlos Guerrero) could not resist the tempting pleasures that came with his success and now finds himself homeless, demented, and tormented by flashbacks of his regretful mistakes and broken promises to his ...
Style: psychological, captivating, touching, contemplative
Plot: riches to rags, millionaire, promise, parent child relationship, post traumatic stress disorder, father son relationship, family relations, money, wealth, homeless, rich, missing child ...
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95%
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Kakegurui (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hyakkaou Private Academy. An institution for the privileged with a very peculiar curriculum. You see, when you're the sons and daughters of the wealthiest of the wealthy, it's not athletic prowess or book smarts that keep you ahead. ...
Style: social realism, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: rich and poor, contests and competitions, society, fame, lifestyle, against the odds, survival, social decay, mind game, social relations, intrigue, class differences ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Itou Kaiji is a bum who steals car emblems and slashes tires on what seems to be a regular basis. This routine changes one day when he is paid a visit by a man in a trench-coat. Once the two get talking, it seems that the visitor (Calling himself ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, survival, danger, contests and competitions, social decay, rich and poor, deathtrap, lifestyle, job seeking, escapades, society, gambling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Energy-conservative high school student Houtarou Oreki ends up with more than he bargained for when he signs up for the Classics Club at his sister's behest—especially when he realizes how deep-rooted the club's history really is. ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: school, brother sister relationship, teenager, teenage life, literature, uncover truth, sibling, school club, brother, secret, mystery, schoolboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Disappearance of Finbar (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, Sweden, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dissatisfied teen disappears from his small town, leaving friends to wonder about his whereabouts.
Style: offbeat, bleak, gloomy, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, friendship, self discovery, small town life, small town, obsession, track down, on the road, friends, best friends, mystery, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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76%
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Super Me (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sang Yu is so exhausted from trying to stay awake. Every time he closes his eyes, a demon chases and kills him in his dreams. One night Sang realizes he has a special power: he can bring treasures from his dreams into reality. Almost overnight, he ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural power, gang, criminal, supernatural, bandit, money problems, criminal gang, wealth, fantasy becomes reality, demon hunter, demon ...
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66%
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Cafe Society (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: New York 1952. Mickey Jelke inherits a big sum of money and spends his nights in Manhattan, painting the city red. Night after night, he can be found in one Broadway bar or the other, in the company of disreputable persons like pimps and ...
Style: neo noir, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: jazz, friendship, prostitute, bar, columnist, cons and scams, mate swapping, low lives, couples, rich and poor, celebrity culture, political corruption ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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65%
 3.8
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Zero Woman R (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mysterious female spy is recruited to infiltrate the Japanese underworld and gather evidence for a clandestine secretive branch of the Tokyo Police Department.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: female assassin, assassin, crimes, criminal, penetration, spy, fighting crime, mysterious woman, seductress, female spy, mystery, organized crime ...
Place: japan
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62%
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Adults in the Room (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A universal theme: a story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power. The brutal circle of the Eurogroup meetings, who impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where humanity and compassion are utterly disregarded. A claustrophobic ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, political ...
Plot: european union, politics, debt, prime minister, politician, political unrest, economic crisis, financial crisis, money problems, bankruptcy, political conspiracy, financial problem ...
Time: year 2015
Place: greece, frankfurt germany, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Girls in the Dark (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One day, Itsumi Shiraishi dies at Seibo Maria Girls High School. She falls off from the rooftop of a school building. Itsumi is the daughter of the administrator at the school and she was envied by all the other students there. Did Itsumi kill ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, serious, captivating
Plot: catholic school, pregnant teenager, friendship, teenage girl, secret, catholic schoolgirl, older man younger woman relationship, teacher student sex, sickness, meal, legs, charity ...
Place: bulgaria, japan
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56%
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Interstate 84 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a body is found floating in an upstate New York river, hard-drinking cop Joe Weldon is left with few clues. After uncovering the man's identity - an enigmatic simpleton named Hap - Weldon is led to the crooked hustler who took advantage of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: life is a bitch, police investigation, introspection, murder, uncover truth, small town life, misfit, crimes, law enforcement, alcohol abuse, redemption, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 57K
Burning (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: love triangle, arson, class differences, fire, metaphor, disappearance, palm reading, burning, childhood friend, aspiring writer, tragic love, anger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Caroline and Jackie (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman turns her sister's belated birthday celebration into an intervention, but as events unfold, it becomes unclear which sibling needs the most help.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: addiction, introspection, haunted by the past, friendship, drug abuse, life is a bitch, eating disorder, siblings relations, friends, surprise birthday party, sister sister conflict, anorexia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Happiest Place on Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A daycare teacher's dreams of a home and family of her own are threatened by the loss of her husband's newspaper job and his subsequent disappearance.
Style: neo noir, neorealism, touching, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: economic crisis, unemployment, marriage, american dream, money, troubled marriage, tragedy, job seeking, mother daughter relationship, police detective, husband wife relationship, recession ...
Place: florida, orlando florida
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51%
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Lottery! (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lottery! is an American drama series that premiered on ABC on September 9, 1983. The series aired for one season of 17 episodes and starred Ben Murphy as Patrick Sean Flaherty, and Marshall Colt as Eric Rush. Lottery! centered around ordinary people ...
Plot: lottery, lottery winner, luck, money, millionaire, wealth, greed
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51%
The Syndicate (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A drama exploring how winning the lottery transforms the lives of ordinary people.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: lottery, workplace, store, working class, society, family relations, bittersweet, upscale, realism, reward, change of luck, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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50%
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3 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Ram and Janani are high school sweethearts who eventually get married. However, Janani is mystified when Ram commits suicide all of a sudden and she tries to find out the truth behind his death.
Style: emotional, tense, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: tragic love, romance, true love, social differences, couples, mental illness, society, friendship, rich and poor, mystery, friends, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: mysterious stranger, childhood, friendship, small town, childhood friend, single mother, psychic power, coming of age, parents and children, selflessness, family relations, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, virginia, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Querô: A Damned Report (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Querô is an orphan teenager, living alone near the docks in Santos, Brazil. Her mother, a prostitute, died when he was a baby, and he was raised in the bordello where she worked. He also doesn't know who his father is. Believing he rules his ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: juvenile delinquent, society, life is a bitch, orphan, independence, social problems, social outcast, social issues, teenager, teenage life, fighting the system, organized crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
David Copperfield (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An orphan with a rough childhood becomes a barrister.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, friendship, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, child as adult, rich and poor, adulthood, society, young heroes, survival, boarding school ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
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Side Job (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the novel "Kanojo no Jinsei wa Machigai ja Nai" (literal translation: Her life is not at fault) by Director Hiroki, it is a powerful story of survivors, who are all trying to find their own silver linings in life.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: orphan, prostitute, social problems, society, life is a bitch, loss of mother, loss of family, family tragedy, money problems, tragic event, social relations, prostitution ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dawn of the Felines (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of three prostitutes in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo and the clients who solicit them.
Style: sincere, psychological, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, friendship, loneliness, sexy woman, social satire, friend, money, sex scene, youth, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
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43%
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The Past (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Iran
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After four years apart, Ahmad returns to his wife Marie in Paris in order to progress their divorce. During his brief stay, he cannot help noticing the strained relationship between Marie and her daughter Lucie. As he attempts to improve matters ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: depression, divorce, coma, dysfunctional family, suicide, secret, ex spouse, infidelity, parenthood, reunion, haunted by the past, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: paris france, france, europe, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Shanghai Spell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fourteen year old lad discovers his first love at the point of his pencil whilst drawing the portrait of a sickly but coquettish fifteen year old girl. In the neighbourhood an old freedom-fighter pits himself against bad types, a pretty ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, undercover, teenage love, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, crimes, romance, love and romance, village, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: barcelona, spain, china, barcelona spain, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 420
UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, crimes, hidden identity, danger, estate, mysterious character, dishonesty, stranger, mysterious past, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 397
Legacy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s London during the height of the Cold War when a young spy discovers the disturbing truth about his father's complex past. Based on Alan Judd's 2001 novel Legacy, the second in the Thoroughgood series after 1981's A ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: espionage, kgb, spy, undercover, love and romance, secret agents, government agency, betrayal, political unrest, forbidden love, dishonesty, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, london, ussr, britain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
We Don't Belong Here (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A matriarch of a dysfunctional family is pushed to her tipping point by the disappearance of her son.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mental illness, female protagonist, tragic event, family, family problems, family tragedy, mother son relationship, disappearance, matriarch, mysterious disappearance, matriarchy, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Virgin 2: Not a Porn Movie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Story: A friendship of two young girls, Tina and Nadya, who have fallen into dark professions. Friendships often come at a heavy price and end in tragic death, just when they want to change the course of their lives.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, teenager, society, teenage life, violence, family problems, social problems, juvenile delinquency, money problems, teenage protagonist, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 2K
The Door (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This is a story of a special relationship between two women, a writer and her maid.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, society, master and servant, writer's life, rich and poor, power relations, strong female presence, maid, world war two, artists and showbiz, bonding, guilty conscience ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 206
Pink and Gray (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Popular actor Rengo Shiraki dies suddenly. Due to his sudden death, unpopular actor Daiki Kawata attracts the spotlight due to his close friendship with Rengo. Did Rengo Shiraki commit suicide or was he murdered?
Plot: japanese man, best friends, based on a novel, actor, best friend, corpse, last words
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%