Movies like Midnight Bus

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Midnight Bus (2017)
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Midnight Bus (2017)
Original name: ミッドナイト・バス
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Middle-aged Riichi Takamiya drives the midnight bus between Tokyo and snow-swept Niigata, where he lives. Just as the relationship with his younger girlfriend is about to bloom, his emotionally desperate ex-wife suddenly reappears.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, manga
Plot: father daughter relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bus driver, divorced man, family, family relations, male female relationship, kids and family, family life, family problems, relationship problems, illness, restaurant, cheating, divorced woman, fired from the job, tiredness, divorced divorcee, quitting a job, sickness
Place: tokyo

Most similar movies to Midnight Bus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and suspense films with plots about family relations, family problems, family, relationship problems, father son relationship, relationships and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Midnight Bus: Second Avenue (2007), My Brother, My Sister (2021), See You in Valhalla (2015), Songs of Love and Hate (2010), Sex Life of Plants (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: family problems, family, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, family relations, parents and children, ex convict, relationships, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, social problems, kids and family ...
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My Brother, My Sister (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When their father's will forces them to live together, siblings Nik and Tesla — and Tesla's kids — try to overcome their differences to become a family.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological, emotional
Plot: brother sister relationship, family relations, family problems, relationship problems, kids and family, dysfunctional family, marital argument, family reunited, schizophrenic, family, father son relationship, brawl ...
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See You in Valhalla (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After the bizarre death of her brother, Johana Burwood must return home after four years, to face her strange siblings, her out of touch father and her very touchy past.
Style: captivating, psychological, humorous, disturbing
Plot: family problems, parents and children, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, relationship problems, confronting the past, family secret, dysfunctional family, secret past, family ...
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Songs of Love and Hate (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an idyllic wine region at the foot of the Swiss Alps lives Rico with his two daughters and his wife Anna. The charming daughter, Lili, brings turbulence into the so far harmonious family life because of the awakening of her sexuality. Her father ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense, entertaining
Plot: father daughter relationship, coming of age, sexuality, family relations, family problems, father and daughter, relationships, family, relationship problems, parents and children, family life, sexual tension ...
Place: swiss alps
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Sex Life of Plants (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a head injury makes a dimwit stranger out Barbara's beloved Guille, she ceases to feel desire for him. Nearing 35, and longing for motherhood, she settles with a new partner, while the memory of lost love harrows her.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: relationships, relationship problems, marital problem, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wanting a baby, choice, family problems, male female relationship, family life, family relations, couple relations, love triangle ...
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Thanmathra (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A man leading a happy life with his loving wife and two children suddenly starts getting forgetful and lost. Then, he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease leaving his family devastated.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: family, father son relationship, alzheimer's disease, student, family problems, kids and family, lifestyle change, family relations, changing lives, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, malayalam ...
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Father's Acre (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love makes a bad relationship between father and son all the more rancorous in this drama from Hungarian director Viktor Oszkar Nagy. A convict (Janos Derzsi) returns home after a long stretch in prison to a less than enthusiastic welcome; his son ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: parent child relationship, family, father son relationship, father son estrangement, father son reunion, male female relationship, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, relationships, father and son, relationship problems, parents and children ...
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The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A snapshot of one segment of Estonian present-day life, shown through the eyes of a child: 8 years old Lucia is leading a jolly and naughty Pippi-Longstocking-style life in a small town in Estonia. Her father Kaido, a graveyard keeper, can hardly ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: father daughter relationship, daughter, family problems, dysfunctional family, family, teenage life, family relations, life is a bitch, teenager, social problems, kids and family, changing lives ...
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Secret Life of Happy People (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Élevé par des parents parfaits dans une banlieue proprette, frère cadet d'une fille à qui tout réussit et flanqué d'un ami tombeur, le pauvre Thomas se sent bien ordinaire. Alors qu'il tente désespérément de terminer ses ...
Style: captivating
Plot: waitress, parent child relationship, father son relationship, kite, architect, relationships, male female relationship, family problems, family secret, lifestyle change, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Breadcrumbs (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Liliana decides to return to Uruguay she will have to face up to a new dilemma, perhaps the last great dilemma of her life: To choose between supporting a collective case for female prisoners, raped during the time of the dictatorship, or to ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, family relations, kids and family, family, mother son reunion, parents and children, relationships, dysfunctional family, getting home, homecoming, family reunited, mother and son ...
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64%
My Happy Family (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016: In a patriarchal society, an ordinary Georgian family lives with three generations under one roof. All are shocked when 52-year-old Manana decides to move out from her parents’ home and live alone. Without her family and ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: family relations, family, lifestyle change, lifestyle, family life, parents and children, husband wife relationship, family problems, relationship problems, changing lives, patriarchy, marketplace ...
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64%
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Four Windows (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They want to get away from each other, but they clasp each other even more firmly. They seek to save appearances at all force. The more they laugh, the quieter it gets around them. The cracks in the family picture widen until an inescapable secret ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: gay son, dysfunctional family, unfaithful husband, cheating wife, family, family problems, family relations, secret, mother son relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
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63%
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Changeover (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl grieving the horrific loss of her parents moves in with relatives, who try their best to welcome her into the family.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: mental health, post traumatic stress disorder, family relations, family, uncle niece relationship, life is a bitch, loss of mother, family problems, relationship problems, post traumatic stress, loss of family, family life ...
Place: north carolina
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61%
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Interlude (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, recently separated, takes her daughters to a small coastal town. Each one in their own universe, live the interlude as a challenge to free themselves and face their fears.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, separation, family problems, family relations, dysfunctional family, single mother, social problems, relationship problems, family, family life, mother and daughter, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Etruscan Smile (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Relative newcomers Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis are directing from a script by Michael McGowan, Sarah Bellwood and Michal Lali Kagan. The story follows tough old Scotsman Rory MacNeil as he travels from his home in the remote island of Vallasay, ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: father son reunion, treatment, family relations, grandfather grandson relationship, father son relationship, family problems, parents and children, changing lives, family, dysfunctional family, lifestyle change, family life ...
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59%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
La casa delle donne (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It all begins in 1919 in the countryside surrounding Bari, Apulia. From a rich farmer and his three concubines(two of them the sisters of his handyman and the third his maid) a complicated family is formed, in which paternity and maternity is ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, captivating
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Time: 1940s, 1920s, 60s
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A Thief's Daughter (2019)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sara has been alone all her life. She’s 22, has a baby, and wants to form a normal family with her young brother and the father of her child. Her own father, Manuel, decides to come back into their lives after years of absence and his release from ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: father daughter relationship, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, money problems, relationship problems, female protagonist, family life, financial problem, social problems, father and daughter, social issues ...
Place: barcelona, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Daughter, Geum Sa-Wol (2015)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A family has been dismantled by revenge and hate, but Geum Sa-Wol (Baek Jin-Hee) attempts to build up a dream house for the dismantled family.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
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Time: post world war two
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51%
Northern Rescue (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of his wife, Sarah, John West, packs up his three children and moves from their hectic urban life to his small northern hometown to take command of the local search-and-rescue service. Once there, the family struggles with their new ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
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50%
God's Own Child (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A mentally retarded man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his opponent lawyer the value of love and family.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, disturbing
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Lost Girl (2019)
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Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: enigmatic, captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: relationship problems, couple relations, mysterious disappearance, male female relationship, family problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mystery, secret, uncover truth, relationships, marital problem, disappearance
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49%
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Love Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
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Story: Twenty-year-old Maria is a troubled and lonely girl who falls in love with the grounded and patient Adam. He is the first boyfriend to treat her nicely, but Maria struggles with her past and the relationship with her dad, who left her when she was ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
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Place: oslo norway
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49%
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Majority (2010)
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Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: domineering father, class differences, father son relationship, social differences, relationships, family, star crossed lovers, in love, family relations, moral dilemma, male female relationship, social problems ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Inseminator (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
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Story: Boi leads an isolated life on a mountain with his unwed daughter and his mentally disabled son Maize. Feeling death approach, he becomes obsessed with the continuation of the family line and he resolves to find his son a wife. After numerous intense ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
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Dad's Home (2010)
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Duration: 90 min.
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The Shame (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young married couple, not knowing how to deal with their new adopted son's behavior, decides to give him back.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
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45%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: John, a 35-year-old window cleaner, has dedicated his life to bringing up his 4-year-old son, Michael, after the child's mother left them soon after giving birth. When John is given only a few months left to live, he attempts to find a new, ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, sincere, disturbing
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44%
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Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three divorced fathers are forced to live together.
Style: humorous, psychological, disturbing, captivating
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43%