Movies like Distances

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Distances (2018)
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Distances (2018)
Original name: Les distàncies
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Olivia, Eloy, Guille and Anna travel to Berlin to pay a surprise visit to their friend Comas. His welcome is not as they expected and during the weekend their friendship is put to the test. Together they discover that time and distance can change everything.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, talky
Plot: friendship, bad attitude, birthday party, discussion, conflict, reunion, time, alcohol, pregnancy, subway, girlfriend, university, baby, beer, love affair, night, cell phone, letter, couples, smoking, bar, drunk, cake, cigarette lighter, pub ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, barcelona, barcelona spain

Most similar movies to Distances

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, realistic, serious and disturbing films with plots about friendship, friends, couples, reunion, youth, love and romance and unfulfillment mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Distances: Wild Awakening (2016), Oi! Warning (1999), Burning Sands (2017), I Melt with You (2011), Poison Friends (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.0
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Wild Awakening (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Toni and Emma are brother and sister who owns a stable farm. Ramon and his son, Aaron works for them. Toni is openly gay and loves to party, Emma has a crush on Aaron who is a closeted gay who is afraid that his father might find out, but his father ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay sex, murder, gay, farm, male nudity, male objectification, gay interest, sex scene, birthday party, police, voyeurism, love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 682
Oi! Warning (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: skinhead, subculture, friends, racism, friendship, gender, gang, society, gays and lesbians, youth, misfit, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Burning Sands (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: university, friendship, danger, crimes, brotherhood, murder, disorder, society, youth, parents and children, greed, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
I Melt with You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Former college friends meet up for a reunion that leads them to face the apparent disillusionment that defines their lives. After a week of excessive drug and alcohol abuse, events lead them to contemplate fulfilling a self destructive pact they ...
Style: serious, talky, disturbing, depressing, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, suicide, regret, binge drinking, cocaine, introspection, haunted by the past, buddies, policewoman, female police officer, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.4
 494
Poison Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of college students are duped by a charming pathological liar.
Style: clever, witty, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, youth, manipulation, power relations, friends, university, college, college life, teachers and students, student life, manipulations, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Summer in Berlin (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When you read the title ‘Summer on the Balcony’ you probably think it will be a light Berlin summer comedy but it’s not. This film is an intimate study of two women friends who come to each other because of troubles with everyday life and with ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, lifestyle, life is a bitch, single parent, sexual abuse, reunion, love, disco, intrigue, drinking, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
What Richard Did (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What Richard Did is a striking portrait of the fall of a Dublin golden-boy and high school rugby star whose world unravels one summer night.
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, lifestyle, alcohol, summer, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, danger, beautiful scenery, high school life, graphic violence, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Take Care of My Cat (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The fashionable Hye-joo is focused on her career at a brokerage house. She's making a decent living, but her co-workers look down on her. Tae-hee is sick of living under the thumb of her domineering father. She spends her time doing volunteer ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, parents and children, reunion, couples, adulthood, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, family problems, artist, cat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Speak Like a Child (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Speak Like a Child, the feature film debut of documentary director John Akomfrah, explores the intense friendship that evolves between three troubled teenagers growing up in an isolated children's home on the Northumbrian coast. The desolate ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, bisexual, coming of age, haunted by the past, pregnancy, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, orphan, best friends, reunion, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 3K
Seventeen (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: To find his therapy dog, a 17-year-old escapes from juvie and embarks on a journey of reconnection with his brother and grandmother through Cantabria.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dog, teenager, hopes, destiny, society, ambition, escapades, adventure, rescue, friendship, youth, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 148
La Run (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Guillaume is a good young man. He has never taken hard drugs in his life, doesn't plan on trying, and has an honest job. Everything goes chaotic when he witnesses his father's attempted suicide over a heavy gambling debt. In order to pay ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, ambition, jealousy, drug abuse, drug dealing, drugs, family, violence, money, drug
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 633
Kings (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the mid 1970s a group of young men leave the Connemara Gaeltacht, bound for London and filled with ambition for a better life. After thirty years, they meet again at the funeral of their youngest friend, Jackie. The film intersperses flashbacks ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: alcohol abuse, society, friends, introspection, friendship, bar, reunion, dealing with death, buddies, death, drunkenness, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 847
A Trip (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three friends embark on a road trip like in high school, but things have changed - Gregor is going to war mission, Ziva is going to study abroad, while Andrej is still the same. There are secrets left unsaid. Can their friendship survive?
Style: emotional, realistic, road movie, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, on the road, love triangle, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, journey, gay, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Chinese Coffee (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Harry Levine, an aging, unsuccessful Greenwich Village writer is fired from his job as restaurant doorman, he calls on friend and mentor Jake, ostensibly to collect a long-standing debt. Harry solicits his opinion on his latest manuscript, a ...
Style: psychological, clever, serious, talky, realistic
Plot: friendship, poet, photographer, introspection, writer's life, lifestyle, prodigy, human nature, unsuccessful, betrayal, crumbling marriage, up and down relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Night Too Young (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovenia
Duration: 65 min.
Story: On New Year's Day, two preteen boys wind up in the apartment of Katerina, a teacher from their school, along with her friends, Stepan and David. As the older trio bickers, drinks and flirts, the boys gain eye-opening insight into the adult ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: teenage boy, child molestation, sexual awakening, friendship between boys, friendship, child abuse, underage sex, underage drinking, sled, masturbation, police officer, vomiting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 524
Mine Alone (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A women meets a charming man and falls in love, they get married and start a family. As they age and have children, the man's becomes violent and abusive.
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, family relations, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, best friends, crumbling marriage, parents and children, babies and infants, abusive husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
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Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, sexual ...
Plot: obsessive love, lesbian relationship, obsession, couples, dangerous attraction, friendship, love triangle, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, gender, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kissing Candice (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Candice longs to escape the boredom of her seaside town, but when a boy she dreams about turns up in real life, she becomes involved with a dangerous local gang.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, bleak
Plot: gang, dream, friendship, teenage girl, disappearance, teenager, isolation, stranger, escape, danger, female director, magic realism ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Not Since You (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a tight-knit group of college friends who graduated from NYU the year of 9/11 and reunite years later for a weekend wedding in Georgia. Unresolved conflicts and love affairs spark again.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: wedding, reunion, love affair, introspection, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, human nature, dishonesty, adultery, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mike Nichols’ film from Edward Albee's play brought new themes to the film industry. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have never been more brilliant together as they portray an experienced married couple who love each other yet verbally ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, rough, talky ...
Plot: guest, confession, battle of the sexes, domestic violence, adultery, humiliation, alcohol, one night, couples, vicious, crumbling marriage, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 1K
Between Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York couple and their Midwestern friends find that drastic changes have occurred in their respective lives since they last met.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, touching, tense ...
Plot: couples, reunion, friendship, marriage, crumbling marriage, love, conversation, couple relations, resentment, success, happiness, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: talky, touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: reunion, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, twentysomething life, desert, love triangle, love and romance, bittersweet, best friends, friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 2K
Feed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Olivia and Matthew Grey, 18-year-old twins born into a world of privilege and high expectations. There are almost no boundaries between them - even their dreams are connected.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anorexia, twins, hospitalization, eating disorder, family, life is a bitch, love, adaptation, youth, destiny, society, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hands of a Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family reunion aboard a ship becomes a turning point in the life of 39-year-old engineer Markus. When his son Adam (4) gets a little cut after going to the bathroom with his grandmother Renate, Markus recalls for the first time what his mother did ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspense, psychological
Plot: parent child relationship, family secret, childhood trauma, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, husband wife relationship, abusive mother, child molestation, psychotherapy, mental illness, repressed memory, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 4K
Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, friendship, infidelity, voyeur, striptease, nightclub, erotic thriller, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Woman Is the Future of Man (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As the first snow falls in Seoul, two old friends reunite; one is a successful college professor, and the other, a struggling filmmaker recently returned from the United States. After their reminiscences, they finally decide to go in search of the ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: lovers reunited, reunion, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, obsession, longing, lifestyle, romance, buddies, college, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.
Style: unusual plot structure, sincere, captivating, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: racism, african american, friendship, society, rivalry, friends, ethnic slur, heroes, courage, one against many, skateboard, settler ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 403
Beloved/Friend (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on a work of Josep Maria Benet i Jornet entitled "Testament", the film tells the story of an aging professor of medieval literature with the dilemma of deciding who will inherit his essay on "The Book of friend and loved" ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, terminal illness, friendship, male prostitute, gender, love and romance, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dawn of the Felines (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of three prostitutes in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo and the clients who solicit them.
Style: suspense, psychological, sincere, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: prostitution, friendship, loneliness, prostitute, female nudity, sex scene, social satire, friend, sexy woman, money, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 7K
Krisha (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.
Style: tragicomedy, serious, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: reunion, haunted by the past, family problems, thanksgiving, addiction, friendship, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family relations, mental illness, family, estranged son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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