Movies like The Best Man 2006

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The Best Man (2006)
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The Best Man (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After painter Michael 'Mike' Sheldrake's failed suicide attempt, house-mate and life-long best friend Peter Tremaine, an antiques shop owner, reminisces their common past, like Mike does in therapy. It started at the beach, when scrubby, scared Mikey became the dependent protégé of forceful Pete, both doted by Pete's dad, a wealthy lawyer. Afterwards Mike moves out to marry Kate. Pete accepts to be best man, but overdoes that, 'arranging' to get stuck in the honeymoon hotel he paid for. Drama from their boarding school childhood intertwines with tragedy for the mates, Kate and vindictive former police detective Miller. Written by KGF Vissers
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, friends, fall in love, power relations, jealousy, father figure, love, flashback sequence, romance, suicide attempt, best friends, performer's life, love and romance, patronizing, sex, masturbation, kiss, loyalty, hugging, unhappiness, bathing, hospital gown
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Best Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, friendship, haunted by the past, couples and friends mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Best Man: One Love (2011), I, Anna (2012), Comes a Bright Day (2012), Unter Nachbarn (2011), Our Grand Despair (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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One Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer vacation in the 70s. Lalo and Bruno are teenagers doing nothing on days full of nothing. But on a hot and humid afternoon, and without asking for permission, Lisa arrives smashing more than the letargy of the town. Thirty years later Lisa ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, romance, reunion, teenage love, friends, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, jealousy, sex scene, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america
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I, Anna (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A noir thriller told from the point of view of a femme fatale, who falls for the detective in charge of a murder case.
Style: neo noir, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: femme fatale, haunted by the past, investigation, law enforcement, police detective, dangerous attraction, fall in love, murder investigation, mental breakdown, homicide detective, strong female presence, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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82%
Comes a Bright Day (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A romantic thriller set during the armed robbery of one of London’s most exclusive jewellers. Sometimes funny, often dark, always captivating and never what you expect.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: wrong place wrong time, crimes, heist, romance, disorder, chases and races, love and romance, fall in love, danger, forced into action, confined, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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78%
 7.0
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Unter Nachbarn (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Good Neighbour is a 2011 German film directed by Stephan Rick. It premiered in competition at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival and was screened at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and the Hof International Film Festival.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, journalism, neighbor, manslaughter, power relations, buried truth, hidden truth, danger, deadly, friendship between men, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Our Grand Despair (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The peaceful cohabitation of two 30-something bachelors is disrupted when they both fall in love with the charming young woman who moves in with them.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, partners, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, bittersweet, thirtysomething life, getting along, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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68%
 5.4
 476
Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, couples, jealousy, serial killer, embezzlement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Waiting Room (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two complete strangers, ANNA and STEPHEN, are brought together by chance by an elderly man who waits for his wife on a station platform. Their fateful meeting acts as a catalyst for them to examine and challenge what's going on in their ...
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, romance, breakup, couples, friendship, train, single parent, family problems, family relations, stranger, chance meeting, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Water and Fire (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a wedding with the daughter of an antagonistic family and ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, emotional, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, rivalry, vengeance, romance, haunted by the past, power relations, destiny, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, england, london
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61%
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The Adored (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Photographer Francesca builds Maia's confidence while having to control her own obsessive and sexual desires towards Maia. As they spend more time together, Maia becomes the object of her obsession and things slowly spiral out of control.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love and romance, couples, love, stalking, jealousy, manslaughter, tragedy, mental disorder, psychiatrist, mental instability, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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61%
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The Fold (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, society, under the surface, immigrants, life is a bitch, clergy, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, danger, folk, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.1
 246
Together (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Comprised by two love stories: The first story features Donnie Yen as a traffic cop, “Mr. Cool” who never smiles due to a rare disease. He meets and falls in love with Michelle Chen, a patient with amnesia, and spends most of her time looking ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, romance, fall in love, couples, friends, police officer, haunted by the past, dating, amnesiac, couple relations, love and romance, mobile phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 954
The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: psychological, tense, neo noir, serious, bleak ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, crimes, emotionless, social decay, danger, corpse, graphic violence, child in peril, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 81
Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: realistic, sexy, captivating, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, couples, fall in love, best friends, love, friendship, escapades, revenge, youth, love and romance, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, friendship, catholicism, love and romance, fall in love, couples, alcohol abuse, love triangle, society, friends, siblings relations, nobility ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: england, morocco, venice, europe, oxford university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Down the Shore (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set on the Jersey shore, the lives of three childhood friends begin to unravel when a secret from their past is revealed
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: best friends, haunted by the past, friends, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship, loss of wife, american abroad, neighbor, mother son relationship, profanity, amusement park, theme park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: countryside, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, haunted by the past, romance, farm, pimp, couples, sexual content, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Break (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Ireland, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dowd, an IRA prisoner in the H-blocks, is gloomily facing his sentence, until he joins a comrade in a risky escape. Dowd begins a new life in New York, but he might as well be in prison again - until he strikes up a friendship with co-worker Tulio ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, danger, hopes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, nursing, ira, solitary, love and romance, deadly, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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56%
 6.3
 192
Secret Sharer (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Poland, China, Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On a rusting cargo ship in the South China Sea, it's the young Polish captain's first command. His mutinous Chinese crew suspect him and his unscrupulous Boss of planning to scuttle the ship for an insurance scam. When the crew abandon ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: mysterious character, woman in danger, romance, fall in love, love and romance, fugitives, dangerous attraction, ocean or sea, ship, ocean, chases and races, danger ...
Place: asia
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55%
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The Maid (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An emotionally troubled teenager gets into a passionate relationship with the older French woman working in his father's house.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love affair, french maid, family relations, love and romance, romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, sexual content, coming of age, youth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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
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50%
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe
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49%
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Intruder (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In childhood and youth, the three were "the inseparables." Luisa married Ángel, then two years later, she left him to marry Ramiro. After ten years, Ángel reappears, back from South America, broke and ill. Luisa is overcome with ...
Style: serious, psychological, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, love and romance, life is a bitch, tragic hero, best friends, couples, friends, unfulfilled love, friendship, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
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49%
 4.3
 545
Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, crimes, confined, haunted by the past, captivity, danger, escapades, friendship, buddies, in the woods, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Shifty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs, and with his family about to turn their back on him for good, ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug dealer, police, crimes, betrayal, haunted by the past, dealer, heroin, cocaine, save the day, rivalry, danger, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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47%
Spider Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Jade, a web-cam girl, visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, Jade asks Takeko to give her the same lily tattoo, ...
Style: sexy, captivating, realistic, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: tattoo, femme fatale, romance, haunted by the past, introspection, power relations, lifestyle, reunion, lesbian interest, soul mate, computers and web, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
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46%
Scorpion in Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julian (Álex González) and his friend Luis (Miguel Angel Silvestre) are two neighborhood boys who are part of a gang of violent neo-Nazis, led by Solis (Javier Bardem). After start training in a gym, Julian is transformed gradually thanks to the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, athlete and trainer, gang, crimes, starting over, racism, redemption, society, neo nazi, boxing, sport, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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45%
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Love, Lies (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two best friends, So-yool and Yeon-hee, dream of becoming the top artists in Seoul together. But their friendship doesn't last long as Yoon-woo, So-yool's first love and songwriter, falls in love with Yeon-hee and her voice. So-yool's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: japanese occupation of korea, friendship, love, attempted murder, jealousy, betrayal, friendship between men, unfulfilled love, friendship gone bad, tragic love, impossible love, betrayal by friend ...
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44%
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, power relations, love and romance, love affair, parents and children, rich and poor, haunted by the past ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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44%
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Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, infidelity, dishonesty, betrayal, adultery, danger, rivalry, autobiography, crimes, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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44%
Messages from the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: society, fall in love, romance, prostitute, homecoming, unfulfillment, speech impediment, friendship, bittersweet, love and romance, misfit, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%