Movies like Sorry We Missed You

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Sorry We Missed You (2019)
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Sorry We Missed You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat in a world of zero-hour contracts and gig work.
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, disturbing
Plot: working class, poverty, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, teenage boy, bus, job interview, debt, family, life is a bitch, couples, adaptation, dishonesty, graffiti, van, social realism, caregiver, fight, money, police officer, food, friendship, running, troubled teen ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996, year 1984, year 2008
Place: united kingdom

Most similar movies to Sorry We Missed You

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and sincere films with plots about mother daughter relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, life is a bitch, drinking alcohol and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Sorry We Missed You: I, Daniel Blake (2016), All or Nothing (2002), Bread and Roses (2000), Capernaum (2018), Two Days, One Night (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I, Daniel Blake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A middle aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.
Style: disturbing, compassionate, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: poverty, carpenter, single mother, heart attack, social services, working class, welfare, friendship, public health, compassion, social realism, self discovery ...
Time: 2010s
Place: northern england, britain, united kingdom, england
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All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, injustice, parents and children, couples, couple relations, unwanted pregnancy, family in crisis, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
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Bread and Roses (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maya is a quick-witted young woman who comes over the Mexican border without papers and makes her way to the LA home of her older sister Rosa. Rosa gets Maya a job as a janitor: a non-union janitorial service has the contract, the foul-mouthed ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, sincere, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: labor union, immigrants, realism, deportation, working class, politics, society, life is a bitch, family relations, fighting the system, social realism, janitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, guatemala, mexico city, beverly hills ...
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Capernaum (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, France, Cyprus, Qatar, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.
Style: social, rough, sad, cynical, dark ...
Plot: poverty, child abuse, slum, neglected child, misery, child protagonist, traumatic childhood, refugee, child neglect, child labor, low lives, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2010s
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon
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Two Days, One Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandra is a young woman who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues they must give up their bonuses in order for her to keep her job — not an easy task in this economy.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, compassionate ...
Plot: injustice, depression, unemployment, workplace, employer employee relationship, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, moral dilemma, human nature, workplace situations, working class, supportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: belgium, europe
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The Midwife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: illness, doctor, cancer, hospital, friendship, surgery, friend, death, student, chemotherapy, life is a bitch, hopes ...
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Place: paris france
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My Mother (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
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Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie has had four children, by four different fathers, removed by social services because of a previous violent relationship. When she meets Jorge, a gentle Latin American refugee, she gradually sees her chance for happiness, but her history still ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, biting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: family relations, social worker, pregnancy, love, working class, fighting the system, immigrants, dysfunctional family, rivalry, domestic disturbance, hopes, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, liverpool, paraguay, california
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Story: A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his ...
Style: touching, bleak, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: working class, fascism, domestic violence, unemployment, catholicism, sin, anti semitism, life is a bitch, family problems, society, youth, parents and children ...
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The Measure of a Man (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At the age of 51 and after 20 months on unemployment, Thierry starts a new job that soon brings him face to face with a moral dilemma. How much is he willing to accept to keep his job?
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological
Plot: unemployment, society, layoff, economic crisis, working class, job interview, poverty, life is a bitch, rivalry, social realism, security guard, loan ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, unemployment, poverty, pimp, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 50s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, tokyo, japan
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It's a Free World... (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film focuses on Angie (Kierston Wareing), a working class woman who, after being fired by the agency that she works for, decides to set up a recruitment agency of her own, running it from her kitchen with her friend Rose (Juliet Ellis). Taking ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak
Plot: realism, exploitation, fighting the system, immigrants, employment agency, injustice, workplace, society, legal, life is a bitch, cons and scams, working class ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
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The Way Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap," which is racism, the society's prejudices, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, psychological ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: disturbing, bleak, sincere, suspenseful, inspirational ...
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Mommy (2014)
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Story: A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.
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Plot: oedipus complex, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, incest overtones, juvenile delinquent, mother son relationship, teenage life, troubled teen, family problems, rebelliousness, anti conformity, life is a bitch ...
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Story: Thirteen-year-old Tessa (Jessica White) faces more than the usual tribulations of adolescence. When bad times hit, she and her mother find themselves living on the streets. The injustice of poverty is emphasized by the fact that Tessa's school ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
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Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (2013)
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Country: USA
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Story: When autistic teen Ricky is scolded for skipping class, he escapes into the subway for a days-long odyssey among the subway’s disparate denizens. Meanwhile, his mother wages an escalating search effort above ground. Based on a true story and set ...
Style: sincere, touching, melancholic, disturbing, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1984, year 2012
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The Salesman (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: intense, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: attack, rape, surveillance, marriage, death, revenge, hospital, husband wife relationship, lie, investigation, rape and revenge, character study ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
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