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: crimes, heist, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, unemployment, society, down on your luck, family in crisis
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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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, 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: Offline (2012), Common (2014), Amber's Story (2006), Choco (2012), Bypass (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 709
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, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: down on your luck, parents and children, family problems, job seeking, family relations, estrangement, unemployment, redemption, life is a bitch, hopes, human nature, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: gloomy, realistic, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: crime, parents and children, murder, legal, courtroom, false accusation, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, courtroom drama, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 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: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: missing child, chases and races, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, parents and children, kidnapping, family problems, injustice, family in crisis, family relations, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.9
 231
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: optimism, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, unsupportive spouse, down on your luck, unemployment, village, family relations, family problems, society, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.6
 224
Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
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, touching, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children, down on your luck, terminal illness, youth, family relations, urban, society, working class, juvenile delinquency
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.0
 1K
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: siblings relations, crimes, parents and children, criminal heroes, family relations, heist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: society, immigration, childhood, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, immigrants, down on your luck, misfit, single parent, family relations, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, family relations, crimes, couple relations, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, couples, dishonesty, family problems, countryside, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 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: realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, pubic hair, female nudity, coitus, sex, male nudity, cunnilingus
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: touching, gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, terminal illness, family relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, cigarette smoking, singer, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: couple relations, down on your luck, hopes, life turned upside down, family in crisis, starting over, family relations, single parent, disorder, family problems, mother son reunion, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, ontario canada, montreal quebec canada, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, life is a bitch, down on your luck, crimes, urban ghetto life, working class, juvenile delinquency, police detective, unemployment, society, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police investigation, investigation, parents and children, crimes, family relations, partners, law enforcement, snitch, partners against crime, crime, chase, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 825
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: touching, gloomy, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: life is a bitch, crime, escape from reality, crimes, parents and children, athlete and trainer, family problems, athlete's life, gangsters, danger, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: family problems, deadly, family in crisis, parents and children, moral dilemma, hitman, boat, cigarette smoking, money, shot in the head, debt, rifle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 1K
Glassland (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to reunite his broken family, a young taxi driver becomes entangled in the criminal underworld.
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, addiction, youth, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, crimes, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, society, moral dilemma
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crime, hopes, gangsters, crimes, parents and children, gang, starting over, dishonesty, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, riviera, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: down on your luck, parents and children, dealing with death, family in crisis, hopes, life is a bitch, twentysomething life, crimes, friends, family relations, redemption, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 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, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: family relations, coming of age, dealing with death, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family in crisis, parents and children, death in the family, family problems, estrangement, family business, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: touching, gloomy, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: working class, life is a bitch, down on your luck, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family problems, single parent, society, urban, moral dilemma, family relations, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, tense
Plot: overprotective mother, teenage boy, family relations, family problems, suburbs, teenage life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, suburban life, youth, society, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting
Plot: heist, family relations, dishonesty, crime, crimes, cons and scams, parents and children, gangster, police, bikini, diamond, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, touching
Plot: family in crisis, life turned upside down, death in the family, family problems, family relations, introspection, urban, youth, memory loss, parents and children, architect, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 11K
The Forger (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former child art prodigy and second generation petty thief arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son, only to be forced to alter his plans and commit one more job for the man who financed his release.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, terminal illness, criminal heroes, crimes, unfulfillment, parents and children, crime, child illness, hopes, single parent, going straight, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: job seeking, parents and children, family in crisis, life is a bitch, race against time, ex athlete, coping, realism, family problems, chases and races, down on your luck, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A microcosm of the fathomless suffering that remains more than 16 years since the siege of Sarajevo ended, writer-director Aida Begic’s follow-up to her 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize-winning debut Snow tells the story of two orphaned ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: orphan, social decay, siblings relations, life is a bitch, youth, society, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 74
Gangsterland (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ronald, an eight year-old biracial boy, sees his life turning upside down after witnessing the brutal murder of his mother by his father. Often moved from one foster home to the next, Ronald is recruited by a street gang where he dwells in a life of ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: going straight, parents and children, hopes, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, gangsters, family relations, gang, society, held captive, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 3K
Tough Enough (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the youth directed novel of the same name by Greogor Tressnow comes a film by Detlev Buck that is a realistic portrait of life in the section of Berlin called Neukölln. It’s about power and weakness, delinquents and victims, and the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: drug dealer, juvenile delinquency, gang, pretense, crimes, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, crumbling relationship, coming of age, social relations, family relations, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 38
3:13 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: From living a normal life to surviving homelessness in the city of Miami, Peter is a victim of the turbulent U.S. recession during late 2000's. A drama based on true events.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: unemployment, life is a bitch, social misfits, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, misfit, society, family relations, family problems, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 738
Gone Missing (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two best friends go missing during Spring Break, their mothers do everything they can to find them, while realizing that their different parenting styles may have led to the disappearances.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, parents and children, resort, missing child, mystery, investigation, teenage life, track down, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%