Movies like Now or Never

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Now or Never (2014)
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Now or Never (2014)
Original name: Maintenant ou jamais
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As a mother, in principle, you do not rob banks. But these days, it can be a solution for the future of your home, and not to give up on your dreams. Playing the thieves can quickly become dangerous and bad encounters can turn into a love story ...
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family in crisis, family problems, parents and children, down on your luck, heist, unemployment, crimes, society, family relations, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france

Most similar movies to Now or Never

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and suspenseful films with plots about family relations, parents and children, crimes, family problems, life is a bitch, society and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Now or Never: A Better Life (2011), Amber's Story (2006), Through the Air (2015), Bad Girl (2012), Armed Hands (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yann, a cook, and Nadia, a waitress and mother of 9-year-old child, decide to risk everything on the purchase of a restaurant. With plenty of talent, energy, love and dreams, but no finance of their own, they find themselves forced into a jungle of ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family problems, single parent, starting over, couple relations, down on your luck, family in crisis, life turned upside down, hopes, family relations, disorder, debt, cook ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, ontario canada, montreal quebec canada, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 426
Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: missing child, parents and children, family in crisis, kidnapping, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, family problems, family relations, obsession, injustice, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: moral dilemma, parents and children, family in crisis, deadly, family problems, rifle, train, prostitute, shot in the chest, gun, death of father, cigarette smoking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.0
 134
Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: pregnancy, terminal illness, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, cancer, loss of mother, pregnant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 471
Armed Hands (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, investigation, crime, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, parents and children, family relations, snitch, crime investigation, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.4
 4K
Time Out (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An unemployed man finds his life sinking more and more into trouble as he hides his situation from his family and friends.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: unemployment, down on your luck, countryside, dishonesty, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, couple relations, crimes, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 412
Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: parents and children, dishonesty, family relations, sex, male nudity, female nudity, coitus, pubic hair, cunnilingus
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.1
 700
Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: starting over, estrangement, human nature, redemption, parents and children, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, unemployment, hopes, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 1K
Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, false accusation, crime, courtroom, mystery, british, injustice, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, parents and children, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 475
Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak
Plot: parents and children, down on your luck, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, coming of age, dealing with death, death in the family, family business, estrangement, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Dream and Silence (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Oriol and Yolanda live in Paris with their two daughters. During a vacation they suffer a car accident that will change their lives.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: family in crisis, memory loss, urban, family problems, family relations, introspection, parents and children, death in the family, life turned upside down, youth, loss of daughter, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.0
 824
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, urban, haunted by the past, crime, life is a bitch, family problems, athlete's life, gangsters, athlete and trainer, family in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 522
Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: introspection, fall in love, urban, nightlife, love and romance, youth, materialism, shopping, lifestyle, nickname, slut
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 227
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: unsupportive spouse, parents and children, village, family problems, family relations, down on your luck, unemployment, optimism, hopes, life is a bitch, society, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 2K
Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems, life is a bitch, single parent, dealing with death, redemption, friendship, down on your luck, missing person, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, revenge, gang, gangsters, starting over, parents and children, tough heroes, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, southern france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 983
Tommy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Sri Lanka
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a year abroad Estelle returns home to collect her husband's share of the loot from a major robbery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: criminal heroes, parents and children, heist, siblings relations, crimes, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 686
My Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. "Mummy" is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: family relations, overprotective mother, teenage boy, parents and children, youth, family problems, suburbs, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, suburban life, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 45
Freeway (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: life turned upside down, moral dilemma, couple relations, family in crisis, couples, family problems, disorder, hit and run, accident, suicide, hospital, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 201
Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, gangsters, crimes, crime, family relations, parents and children, family in danger, danger, funeral, gun, hotel, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 501
Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, tragic hero, betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, terminal illness, dishonesty, life is a bitch, threesome, sex in car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 213
Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, down on your luck, urban, crimes, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, terminal illness, working class, society, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 7K
Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The politically influential Shankar Nagre agrees to back a power plant scheme presented by corporate hotshot Anita Rajan; providing their enemies, which include upcoming political firebrands, an embezzling facilitator and shady businessmen with a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: assassination, hitman, parents and children, crimes, corruption, gang, bollywood, gangsters, crime, cons and scams, death in the family, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
Between the Canals (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, single parent, crime gone awry, downfall, drug dealing, going straight, down on your luck, unemployment, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, supportive spouse, parents and children, bus, cigarette smoking, death, bathtub, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: heist, crime, righting the wronged, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, law enforcement, betrayal, gangster, hold up, escaped convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: heist, crime, parents and children, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, family relations, bikini, diamond, blonde, beach, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 1K
Chrystal (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Man (played by: Billy Bob Thornton) is still in shock many years after a devistating accident takes the life of his only son and perminantly injures his wife. After all of these years the man finaly comes home to his still married wife (Played by: ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: redemption, dealing with death, starting over, couple relations, death in the family, family in crisis, haunted by the past, homecoming, hopes, family problems, family relations, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 567
Code 37 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, crimes, urban, law enforcement, parents and children, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, gain trust, handgun, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 179
Scared Silent (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the newlywed wife of a Minnesota police chief accuses a new officer on his force of raping her several years earlier, it sets the stage for a tense confrontation in this riveting story. Penelope Ann Miller and Reed Diamond star as Kathy and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: sexual abuse, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, law enforcement, society, rape, corruption, legal system, police corruption, justice, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%