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The Last Journey of Paul W.R (2020)
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The Last Journey of Paul W.R (2020)
Original name: Le Dernier Voyage
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The red moon threatens our existence on earth. Our only hope is the enigmatic Paul WR, the most talented astronaut of its generation. But few hours before the start of the Great mission, Paul disappeared.
Style: thought provoking, touching, sad, melancholic
Plot: ecology, disappearance, hopes, apocalypse, fate of humanity, end of the world, loneliness, destiny, life is a bitch, asteroids and comets, alone in the world, life philosophy, runaway, workplace, unfulfillment, human existence, catastrophe, bittersweet, road trip, post apocalypse, desert, suicide, suicide by gunshot, gun, teenage girl ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, melancholic and thought provoking films with plots about destiny, hopes, catastrophe, life philosophy, loneliness, society and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Last Journey of Paul W.R: The Last Battle (1983), Adam (2020), The Sacrifice (1986), I'm Not Here (2017), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Style: touching, humorous, road movie, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, road trip, end of the world, bittersweet, loneliness, profanity, romance, friendship, dark humor, catastrophe, fate of humanity, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, england
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95%
The Last Battle (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot explores the devastation of civilization and issues of brutality, hostility and isolation. Pierre Jolivet stars as the main character (identified only as "The Man" in the end credits) who is menaced by "The Brute" ...
Style: bleak, stylized, atmospheric, serious, experimental ...
Plot: survival, battles, isolation, distopia, graphic violence, society, life is a bitch, confined, danger, future dystopia, chaos, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, california, japan
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100%
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Adam (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hard-living salesman becomes a quadriplegic after an accident.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, melancholic
Plot: salesman, tragedy, friendship, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, down on your luck, hopes, relationships, loneliness, life philosophy, goodhearted, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 26K
The Sacrifice (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Alexander, a journalist, philosopher and retired actor, celebrates a birthday with friends and family when it is announced that nuclear war has begun.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: hopes, apocalypse, society, save the world, human nature, redemption, catastrophe, unfulfillment, hysteria, worldwide chaos, sacrifice, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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I'm Not Here (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
Style: rough, melancholic, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: father son relationship, redemption, death, storytelling, life is a bitch, fall in love, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, family relations, friendship, destiny ...
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34%
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, captivating, tech noir, emotional ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, distopia, androids, cyberpunk, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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34%
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Proxima (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sarah is a French astronaut training at the European Space Agency in Cologne. She is the only woman in the arduous program. She lives alone with Stella, her seven year old daughter. Sarah feels guilty that she cannot spend more time with her child. ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, sincere, touching
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female astronaut, female protagonist, escapades, society, family, family relations, destiny, hopes, introspection, love, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Awaken (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex's dreary life is reignited when he meets Rachel, the woman of his dreams. The only thing that stands in the way of their perfect, serendipitous relationship is that Rachel has recently passed away.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, true love, parallel world, destiny, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, supernatural, couples, afterlife, unfulfilled love, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Oceans Rising (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A scientist builds a massive ark after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. But when it's evident the disaster will occur, those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, boarding the ark and seeking his ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, end of the world, apocalypse, scientist, boat, storm, sea, society, deadly, danger, adaptation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Under the Same Moon (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tells the parallel stories of nine-year-old Carlitos and his mother, Rosario. In the hopes of providing a better life for her son, Rosario works illegally in the U.S. while her mother cares for Carlitos back in Mexico.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: immigrants, friendship, obsessive quest, family reunited, escapades, society, custody, travel, grandmother grandson relationship, runaway, survival, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, adventure, drifter, postman, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2013, 2040s
Place: usa, oregon
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29%
The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to ...
Style: touching, uplifting, semi serious, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farm, nasa, astronaut, family relations, follow your dream, rocket, ambition, obsessive quest, fbi, family, american dream, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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28%
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After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.
Style: suspense, exciting, visually appealing, captivating, serious ...
Plot: colony, post apocalypse, dystopic future, chase, husband wife relationship, pursuit, demolished city, survivor, adventure, future dystopia, human existence, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
This Must Be the Place (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, surreal, melancholic, thought provoking ...
Plot: rock, self discovery, redemption, obsessive quest, reconciliation, hopes, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, war crime, confession, eccentricity, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, michigan, usa, ireland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Hostile (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Juliette, a lone survivor of an apocalyptic era, fights to survive against hunger, thirst, a broken leg and strange disturbing creatures that only comes out at nighttime.
Style: suspense, twist ending, tense, bad ending, brutal
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survivor, virus, mutant, monster, suicide, survival, humanity, danger, infected, loneliness ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Visioneers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Visioneer George Washington Winsterhammerman lives a comfortable but monotonous life in this slightly futuristic black comedy. When people start exploding from stress and George is showing early symptoms, he's forced to examine his life. Taking ...
Style: surreal, futuristic, not serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: workplace, self discovery, estrangement, satire, future dystopia, society, golf, existentialism, dreams, loneliness, life philosophy, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Big Blue (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: diving, adventure, friendship, dolphins, ocean, love affair, competition, danger, rivalry, haunted by the past, escapades, ocean or sea ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, greece, europe, south america, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, romance, hopes, world war two, soldier, society, destiny, family relations, love affair, arranged marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Carriers (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, pandemic, infection, biohazard, deadly virus, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, plague, road trip, friendship, trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
These Final Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, emotional, road movie ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, race against time, life is a bitch, chaos, on the road, redemption, little girl, track down, chaos and mayhem, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Nine Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A reclusive man conducts a series of interviews with human souls for a chance to be born.
Style: philosophical, melancholic, psychological, thought provoking, unusual plot structure
Plot: life & death, life philosophy, mentor, hopes, recluse, haunted by the past, forgiveness, humanity, alone in the world, solitude, loneliness, honest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Bokeh (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a romantic getaway to Iceland, a young American couple wake up one morning to discover every person on Earth has disappeared. Their struggle to survive and to reconcile the mysterious event lead them to reconsider everything they know about ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: adam and eve, christian, apocalypse, survival, loneliness, tragedy, life & death, doubt, isolation, self discovery, god, female nudity ...
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26%
Everybody's Fine (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eight months after the death of his wife, Frank Goode looks forward to a reunion with his four adult children. When all of them cancel their visits at the last minute, Frank, against the advice of his doctor, sets out on a road trip to reconnect ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: loneliness, family relations, retired, loss of spouse, doctor, family reunited, widower, parents and children, holiday, siblings relations, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new york, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Electroma (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Follows the history of two robots, the members of Daft Punk, on their quest to become human.
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, serious, silent film ...
Plot: androids and robots, desert, laboratory, a.i., social misfits, future dystopia, on the road, fugitives, life is a bitch, escapades, imaginary, danger ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
You Can't Write a Letter (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julien and Nina sign a pact with the universe: they must enjoy life, whatever the cost. Will that decision lead them to happiness, or to their disappearance?
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, optimism, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, sister sister relationship, love, death, unfulfillment, nudity (full frontal - brief), kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Anita (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Anita is the story of a young woman with Down syndrome (Alejandra Manzo) who lives a happy, routine life in Buenos Aires, being meticulously cared for by her mother Dora (Academy Award nominee Norma Aleandro). One tragic morning in 1994, everything ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sad, realistic
Plot: jewish, nurse, down syndrome, bittersweet, hopes, homeless, street kid, destiny, encounter, friendship, lost, society ...
Time: year 1994
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25%
Goodbye Gary Cooper (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Au milieu de nulle part, une cité ouvrière vidée de sa population depuis quelques années déjà. Pourtant, certains habitants ont décidé d'y rester, plus par choix que par nécessité, parce que c'est là qu'ils sont nés et ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: factory, single parent, unemployment, workplace, life is a bitch, society, hopes, family relations, family problems, isolation, working class, parents and children ...
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
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Able Edwards (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of the clone of a famous entertainment mogul created to revive the glory days of his deceased predecessor's corporation. In the process of restoring reality entertainment to a synthetic, virtual world, the clone relizes he has yet to ...
Style: bleak, stylized, clever, thought provoking, experimental ...
Plot: space station, outer space, cyberspace, workplace, workplace intrigue, society, life is a bitch, ambition, rivalry, boss and employee, cloning, top executive ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Byelorussia Station (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The heroes of the movie last seen each other on the Belarusian railway station in the summer of 1945. A quarter-century, they meet at the funeral of comrade.
Style: disturbing, touching, thought provoking, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, life & death, destiny, life is a bitch, justice, society, friendship, train, world war two, railway station
Time: 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, father daughter relationship, end of the world, expedition, time paradox, black hole, heroic mission, future dystopia, science ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%