Movies like The Good Girls

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The Good Girls (2018)
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The Good Girls (2018)
Original name: Las niñas bien
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A well-to-do socialite and her husband must wrestle with the impact of Mexico's 1982 economic crisis.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, social, disturbing
Plot: husband, economic crisis, wealthy family, marital argument, husband wife relationship, marriage crisis, family in crisis, lifestyle change, drastic change of life, crumbling marriage
Time: 80s
Place: mexico

Most similar movies to The Good Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, realistic, serious and disturbing films with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment and life is a bitch mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Good Girls: Patricia, A Hidden Passion (2020), Look Back in Anger (1989), Vegetarian (2009), The New Life of Paul Sneijder (2016), Under the Volcano (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Patricia, A Hidden Passion (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Patricia is a successful couples therapist. Your marriage is going through a bad time. But when she meets a student, Pablo will transform her own beliefs about sex.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, thought provoking, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, adultery, second chance, secret meeting, dishonesty, family relations, crumbling marriage, marriage crisis, marriage counselor, pillow talk, teacher student romance, cheating on husband ...
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95%
Look Back in Anger (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Look Back in Anger is a love triangle involving the brilliant-but-disaffected young Jimmy Porter (Branagh), his upper-middle-class, impassive wife Alison Porter (Thompson), and her aristocratic best friend Helena Charles (Redmond). Cliff (Horan), an ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, bleak, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: working class, social misfits, realism, family problems, dull life, family relations, life is a bitch, betrayal, unfulfillment, society, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: london, europe, england
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48%
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Vegetarian (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An ordinary housewife, Yeong-hye, who has nightmares every night, finally becomes a vegetarian, throwing away all the meats in her refrigerator. Her husband Kil-soo starts to complain about her actions. Her family also worries about her health. ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, family relations, family problems, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, unfulfillment, human nature, siblings relations, marriage crisis, divorce, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The New Life of Paul Sneijder (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Following a rare accident, Paul Sneijder opened his eyes to the reality of his life as a "senior manager" in Montreal: his work no longer interested him, his wife annoyed him and deceived him, his two sons despised him ... How can we ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: cheating wife, dysfunctional family, unfaithful wife, existential crisis, ambition, husband wife relationship, loss of daughter, psychiatrist, memories, lifestyle change, new job, drastic change of life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal, canada, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Under the Volcano (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British consul living in alcoholic disrepair and obscurity in a small southern Mexican town in ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, depressing ...
Plot: alcoholic, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, depression, introspection, human nature, estrangement, couples, crumbling marriage, alcohol abuse, one day, greed ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Killing of Two Lovers (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: David desperately tries to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people but David struggles to grapple with his wife’s new relationship.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, male female relationship, parents, family problems, crumbling marriage, moral ambiguity, open relationship, relationship problems, marital problem, marriage crisis, unhappy marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Ties (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Naples, early 1980’s. Aldo and Vanda go through a separation, after he reveals his affair. Their two young children are torn between their parents, in a whirlwind of resentment. But the ties that keep people together are inescapable, even without ...
Style: realistic, suspense, complex, thought provoking
Plot: infidelity, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, life philosophy, estrangement, teenager, social relations, society, parents and children, depression, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
What We Wanted (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alice and Niklas are a young couple who's biggest wish is to have a child of their own. After several failed attempts they decide to go on a holiday in Sardinia to clear their minds. There they meet a family from Austria that seems to have ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere, rough, psychological ...
Plot: married couple, sex scene, neighbor, dreaming, husband wife relationship, family relations, chance meeting, danger, everyday life, marriage crisis, routine, boy ...
Place: sardinia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.
Style: christian film, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: church, hospital, heaven, near death experience, recovery, car accident, husband wife relationship, prayer, truck, rain, christian propaganda, ambulance ...
Time: year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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French Blood (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marco Lopez, a former Neo-Nazi and skinhead, tries to leave his violent, racist and hateful past behind him.
Style: depressing, psychological, bleak, tense, disturbing
Plot: subculture, downfall, depression, drug addiction, personality change, desperation, drugs/alcohol, tragic event, insanity, character change, lifestyle change, drastic change of life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: death of wife, last wish, mother, cancer, family, death, family relations, husband wife relationship, dying woman, woman, terminal cancer, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, father son relationship, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, parents and children, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, writer's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Week's Holiday (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life.
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: contests and competitions, love and romance, youth, family gatherings, family relations, couples, introspection, depressed woman, dysfunctional couple, commitment, school, school teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, family relations, couples, family problems, love and romance, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, best friends, babies and infants, parents and children, abusive husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, divorce, tennis court, marital crisis, dysfunctional family, fall in love, family life, family in crisis, love affair, parents and children, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Suspicious River (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young married woman (Parker) sells her body, not just for money, to guests at the motel where she works as a receptionist.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, infidelity, survival, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, family problems, danger, life is a bitch, small town, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Fear of Fear (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After having her second child, a German housewife suffers from post-partum depression before inexplicably falling into a continually misdiagnosed mental state, befuddling her relatives.
Style: emotional, psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, tragic love, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, addiction, mental illness, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Tigertail (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man reflects on the lost love of his youth and his long-ago journey from Taiwan to America as he begins to reconnect with his estranged daughter.
Style: thought provoking, touching, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, dream, loveless marriage, couples, couple relations, husband wife relationship, storytelling, marriage, love, betrayal, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations, family in crisis, vegetarian, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Ploughman's Lunch (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A political drama scripted by novelist Ian McEwan
Style: bleak, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: falklands war, journalism, media, manipulations, intrigue, workplace, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, manipulation, british politics, news reporter ...
Time: 80s
Place: brighton, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Hello Herman (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the not so distant future, in Any Town USA, sixteen year old Herman Howards makes a fateful decision. He enters his suburban school and kills thirty nine students, two teachers, and a police officer. Just before his arrest he emails his idol, ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: school shooting, teenage life, social relations, haunted by the past, high school life, losing-it hero, youth, loneliness, social misfits, murder, high school, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 14K
Safe (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Carol, a typical upper middle-class housewife, begins to complain of vague symptoms of illness. She "doesn't feel right," has unexplained headaches, congestion, a dry cough, nosebleeds, vomiting, and trouble breathing. Her family ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: contamination, quarantine, housewife, desert, allergy, illness, retreat, psychiatrist, suburbs, medicine, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Chambermaid (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eve, a young chambermaid at a luxurious Mexico City hotel, confronts the monotony of long workdays with quiet examinations of forgotten belongings and budding friendships that nourish her newfound and determined dream for a better life.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, psychological, captivating
Plot: chambermaid, hotel, maid, female protagonist, workplace, everyday life, workplace situations, society, cleaning, laundry, woman in underwear, bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Seventh Continent (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are actually planning something sinister.
Style: psychological, disturbing, gloomy, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, alienation, fish, dysfunctional family, school, destruction, midlife crisis, youth, society, parents and children, family life, family in crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, australia, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, against the odds, survival, couple relations, family business, couples, family in crisis, parents and children, human nature, down on your luck, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: iowa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Without Destination (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sin Destino follows the life of a 15 year old Mexican boy, Francisco, as he struggles to survive on the streets. His primary source of income is money raised by prostituting himself to men for sex, and the film implies that this learned behaviour ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: teenage prostitute, teenage life, kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, youth, society, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, drug abuse, urban ghetto life, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of their daughter, shuts himself from the outside world and ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, estrangement, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, couple relations, alcohol abuse, relationship vs career, couples, writer's life, single parent, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, terminal illness, family problems, tragic hero, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, life turned upside down, couples, musician's life, multiple sclerosis, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dancing in the Dark (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anna Forbes suffers an attack and sexual abuse by her father-in-law. But when she overcomes her fear and tells her husband Mark what happened he does not believe her, choosing instead to believe his father who denies everything. As Anna becomes ...
Style: clever, bleak, suspenseful, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: false accusation, mental institution, legal action, injustice, sexual content, dysfunctional family, family in danger, mental illness, family in crisis, woman in danger, hospital, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Truth Game (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Accusations, revelations, lies and distrust abound when six friends, who think they know each other well, gather for a dinner party.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: dinner party, reunited friends, friends, male female relationship, unrequited love, marital argument, husband wife relationship, lie, breakup, storytelling, guilt, remorse ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%