Movies like Elizabeth Blue

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Elizabeth Blue (2017)
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Elizabeth Blue (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, is coping with ongoing episodes of schizophrenia.
Plot: schizophrenia, mental institution, love, train, mental illness, female protagonist, hallucination, flowers, panic, engagement, therapy, mentally unstable woman, woman in bathtub

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and gloomy films with plots about mental illness, mental institution, schizophrenia, family relations, love, hospital and friendship mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Elizabeth Blue: No Letting Go (2015), David and Lisa (1962), Lilith (1964), Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013), Manic (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
No Letting Go (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: What would you do to save your child? A young teenager struggles with a debilitating mental illness as his mom risks everything to save him without losing the rest of her family.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mental illness, family relations, bipolar disorder, mental health, coming of age, teenage boy, family problems, teenager, mother son relationship, human nature, parents and children, teenage life ...
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100%
David and Lisa (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds intimacy with Lisa, a young woman suffering from schizophrenia.
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, friendship, mental institution, teenage love, split personality, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, young lovers, love and romance, family problems, power relations ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
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59%
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Lilith (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Lilith is a about a mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England, who seems to weave a magical spell all around her. A restless, but sincere young man with an equally obscure past is seemingly drawn into her web. As time passes, ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, hospital, schizophrenia, fall in love, mentally unstable, couples, sex addict, love and romance, femme fatale, obsession, doctors and patients ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, maryland
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45%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, human spirit, family problems, family relations, strong female presence, hopes, female director, depressed woman, stand up comedian, rape, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Manic (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lyle is filled with rage. After badly beating a classmate during a schoolyard fight, Lyle is committed to a juvenile mental institution in lieu of criminal prosecution. Inside the hospital, Lyle encounters a group of adolescents struggling with a ...
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, compassionate, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, dysfunctional family, youth, juvenile delinquency, self discovery, teenage life, addiction, doctors and patients, society, manic, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
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42%
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Canvas (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman's schizophrenia affects her relationships with her husband and son.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, rough ...
Plot: schizophrenia, mental illness, family relations, family in crisis, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, teenage life, dysfunctional family, single parent, working class, hospital ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lost Transmissions (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When an acclaimed music producer goes off his medication for schizophrenia, his friends chase him though the LA music scene to help commit him to a psychiatric hospital, revealing the troubling inadequacies of the mental health care system.
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, social realism, disturbing ...
Plot: schizophrenia, older woman younger man, medication, music industry, record producer, songwriter, mental institution, help, friendship, schizophrenic, mental illness, mental disorders ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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41%
The White Sound (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lukas, a young schizophrenic man, has to deal with a new town, a new relationship, and the paranoia in his head.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: going straight, schizophrenia, hippie, mental illness, haunted by the past, friendship, human nature, sibling relationship, paranoia, brother sister relationship, mental institution, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Angel Dusted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
Plot: denial, drug use, mental institution, high school, hallucination, drug abuse, school, family relations, pills, broken glass, teenager, costume party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The People Next Door (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seventies attempt at exposing the drug problems of suburban youth. Typical middle-class parents Wallach and Harris are horrified to discover that daughter Winters is strung out on LSD. They fight to expose the neighborhood pusher while struggling to ...
Plot: lsd, mental institution, drugs, parent child relationship, drug dealer, extramarital affair, drug
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36%
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Hunger Point (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: eating disorder, self harm, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental institution, obsession, physical appearance, mental illness, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 52
Lost Years (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Bart, a young film student slowly loses his mind while studying at the film academy. Based on a true story.
Plot: hallucination, drugs, psychosis, director, student, schizophrenia, hearing voices
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kira's Reason: A Love Story (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kira and Mads try to work out their marriage, after Kira has been two years in a mental institution, but is she really ready for the real world?
Style: serious, clever, psychological, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, depression, family problems, starting over, family relations, dysfunctional family, real world, mentally unstable, human nature, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Tracks (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A soldier returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle college student. But their relationship is shattered by his flashbacks to ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological, contemplative
Plot: soldier, train, homecoming, friendship, battles, buddies, military, mentally unstable, war, psychopath, friends, mental illness ...
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Secrets of a Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Secrets of a Soul: Margarethe, Creator of bizarre sculptures! Night club dancer? Mad woman? Victim of an occult conspiracy?! Dark menaces steal her soul and organs. Though dead they keep her alive. film by Carsten Frank Secrets of a Soul ...
Style: mad, art house
Plot: schizophrenia, occult, murder, philosophy, philosopher, nature, mysticism, female assassin, female murderer, mad woman, female victim, human nature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Tender Is the Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Director Henry King's 1962 film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel stars Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards Jr., Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell, Paul Lukas and Jill St. John.
Plot: mental health, clinic, wealth, rape, marriage, jealousy, hotel, divorce, doctor patient relationship, flashback, love, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 1920s
Place: france, zurich switzerland, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, tragicomedy, interesting, dramatic, uplifting ...
Plot: mental institution, human spirit, fighting the system, freedom, insanity, anti hero, unlikely friendships, nurse, dehumanization, escaped mental patient, doctors and patients, psychiatrist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Brotherly Love (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this British tragi-comedy taking place among emotionally bankrupt upper-class Scottish countrymen, Peter O'Toole plays Sir Charles Henry Arbuthnot Pinkerton Ferguson, a mentally disturbed Scotsman, living on his uncared-for farm, who also ...
Plot: dancing, insanity, sibling relationship, mental illness, mental institution, brother sister relationship, dance, shooting, farm, gunshot wound, incest
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Like Normal People (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mentally-challenged man and woman meet, fall in love and are determined to get married, despite the initial objections of their families and friends. Based on a true story.
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, romantic, twists and turns
Plot: male female relationship, husband wife relationship, false accusation, marriage, independence, dishonesty, mentally unstable, true love, society, mentally unstable woman, family relations, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Promise (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Promise, the most honored movie in television history, is a deeply moving story of family love and loyalty. Bob (James Garner) returns home for his mother’s funeral knowing that he must fulfill a promise made 30 years earlier—to care for his ...
Plot: schizophrenia, selfishness, love, fear, caregiver, responsibility, brotherhood, promise, hometown, death of mother, high school sweetheart, grownups ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is frustrated by her physical withdrawal. Her younger bother, Minus, is ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: island, mental illness, schizophrenia, incest, insanity, brother sister incest, electroshock therapy, dysfunctional family, confined, family problems, estrangement, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Other Side of the Underneath (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A surreal look at the schizophrenia of a group of girls in a therapy session.
Style: surreal, cult film, experimental, feminist film
Plot: mask, female protagonist, mental institution, female director, mental patient, surrealism, female nudity, british
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: mental institution, hollywood, infidelity, family relations, filmmaking, mental breakdown, mental illness, love and romance, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, beverly hills, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Knowing Aaron (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: After witnessing a traumatic event as a child, Aaron is now haunted by hallucinations. He spends much of his time alone, endlessly drawing as a way to cope with these dark images. Though this has gone on for years, as he gets older it becomes harder ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: schizophrenia, tragedy, murder, sanity, artist, craziness, brother brother relationship, society, hopes, scholarship, coming of age, drawing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Night Buffalo (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Unable to cope with the fact that his girlfriend cheated on him with his best friend, a twenty-two year old schizophrenic sets an elaborate revenge plan into motion before taking his own life. Gregorio has been in and out of mental hospitals for ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, vengeance, haunted by the past, love triangle, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, human nature, friendship, mental illness, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by Little Leroy, a thug who is one of the tough denizens of ...
Style: bleak, contemplative, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, interracial relations, friendship, photograph, homelessness, photographer, schizophrenia, society, mentally unstable, juvenile delinquency, city life, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tanzania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American woman doctor comes to Tanzania to work at a hospital for the mentally disturbed, with her Tanzanian lover. There, she meets a sometimes catatonic patient, Samahe, who seems to be in communication with another reality. In their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, allegory
Plot: mental institution, doctors and patients, hopes, mental illness, nursing, second chance, craziness, friendship, african american, faith, new beginning, secret past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, tanzania
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Yesterday's Children (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jenny Cole lives with her husband and son in middle America. She is pregnant and starts to have very vivid dreams about a small city that has a big church. She then starts talking to her mother about it and her mother shows her some drawings she ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: family history, love, ancestry, female protagonist, family relations, orphanage, family secret, parents and children, puzzle, mystery, sleeping, family ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Sunrise (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A train driver has a rival in his godson for his wife. During a crisis on the train, he refuses to kill him or let him die in a crash.
Plot: train, runaway train, love affair, fight, love, chase, rain, jealousy, drunk, tank, friend, engineer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mirrors (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An aspiring Midwestern ballerina (Marguerite Hickey) struggles in New York as the only jobs she can get are as chorus performers. Her personal life is equally dismal.
Plot: muscleman, bathroom, career, reporter, footsie under the table, female protagonist, love triangle, dancer, dancing, love, marriage proposal, ballet ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%