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: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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 realistic, serious, gloomy and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, society, crimes and down on your luck mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Now or Never: Amber's Story (2006), Offline (2012), Common (2014), Bad Girl (2012), Happy End (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 433
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: serious, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
95%
 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: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic, 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 ⇓
88%
 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, courtroom, false accusation, crime, mystery, british, injustice, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, parents and children, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.0
 145
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: parents and children, pregnancy, terminal illness, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, beach, cemetery, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 421
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, male nudity, cunnilingus, coitus, sex, pubic hair, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 231
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, 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, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, parents and children, family in crisis, deadly, family problems, hitman, boat, contract killing, pig, money, cigarette smoking, shot in the head ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, restaurant kitchen, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, montreal quebec canada, ontario canada, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: criminal heroes, parents and children, heist, siblings relations, crimes, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 477
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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, investigation, partners against crime, crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, parents and children, family relations, snitch, armored truck, person in a car trunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, 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 ⇓
65%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, 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 ⇓
65%
 7.0
 481
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: gloomy, serious, 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 ⇓
64%
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: gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: family in crisis, memory loss, family problems, urban, family relations, introspection, parents and children, death in the family, life turned upside down, youth, school teacher, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 73
Marussia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In cities like Paris there are countless people from Eastern Europe who have forsaken their homelands because they can see no future there. Lucia and her little daughter Marussia are two such people. They have been thrown out by the Russian ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: society, childhood, immigration, immigrants, single parent, poverty, family, down on your luck, life is a bitch, misfit, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: serious, emotional, 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 ⇓
55%
 6.8
 704
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: tense, serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: teenage boy, overprotective mother, family relations, parents and children, youth, suburbs, family problems, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, suburban life, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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 ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 532
Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: introspection, fall in love, urban, nightlife, love and romance, youth, materialism, shopping, lifestyle, slut, nickname
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, revenge, gang, gangsters, starting over, parents and children, tough heroes, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, riviera, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: crime, gangsters, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, 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 ⇓
47%
Where God Left His Shoes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Frank, Angela, and their two children are evicted from their New York City apartment, they have no choice but to move into a homeless shelter. After a few difficult months, good news comes their way on Christmas Eve: a nearby housing project ...
Style: gloomy, serious, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: job seeking, down on your luck, realism, urban, life is a bitch, christmas, race against time, survival, parents and children, family in crisis, chases and races, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: heist, crime, parents and children, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, family relations, police, diamond, bikini, beach, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, supportive spouse, parents and children, loss of wife, bathtub, cigarette smoking, male female relationship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 284
About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, drugs/alcohol, urban, moral dilemma, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family relations, working class, society, family problems, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 587
Balancing Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Having cheated on his wife, Giulio, a municipal employee, moves out, but has to find a solution on how to still support his family, and himself.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: infidelity, downfall, parents and children, urban, down on your luck, breakup, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 2K
Chromophobia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: journalism, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, prostitute, obsession, friendship, celebrity culture, society, godparent, social worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 567
24 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Ilan Halimi is kidnapped for ransom because Jewish and supposedly rich, his family and the police start a race against time to save him from the tortures of the "gang of barbarians".
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: family in crisis, crime, kidnapping, missing child, crimes, family problems, investigation, confined, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
 5.8
 157
Last Winter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young farmer in Central France tries to sustain his spiritual connection to the land amid the crushing pressures of modern agriculture in this brooding drama.
Style: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic
Plot: farm, village life, life is a bitch, countryside, village, social relations, nothing goes right, down on your luck, workplace situations, estrangement, society, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%