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The Lift (2021)
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The Lift (2021)
Original name: El ascensor
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 70 min.
Story: On their fifth wedding anniversary, Sitio and Ana start arguing inside an elevator that keeps opening in their same floor. Emotionally and physically trapped, the two will have to work together to find a way out.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, couple relations, self discovery, relationships, family problems, couples, relationship problems, trapped in an elevator, trapped, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, introspection, marital problem, trap, female director

Most similar movies to The Lift

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, serious and entertaining films with plots about couple relations, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, relationship problems, couples and family relations mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Lift: You're Killing Me Susana (2016), Sex Life of Plants (2015), Actual Reality (2015), Flashout (2019), Nice Sister-In-Law (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You're Killing Me Susana (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It is the journey of an educated man from Mexico City to the center of the United States, with its rigid society, its frigid winter, but most of all, it is an inner journey to face the contradictions between his love for his wife and the macho ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: unhappy wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, relationships, relationship problems, family problems, family relations, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, self discovery, couple relations, male female relationship ...
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95%
Sex Life of Plants (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a head injury makes a dimwit stranger out Barbara's beloved Guille, she ceases to feel desire for him. Nearing 35, and longing for motherhood, she settles with a new partner, while the memory of lost love harrows her.
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: marital problem, relationships, relationship problems, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family problems, couple relations, family relations, wanting a baby, family life, choice, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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77%
Actual Reality (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hacker guy meets girl online in virtual reality. Guy realizes girl is a cop. Girl realizes guy is a girl. All hell breaks loose.
Style: thought provoking, sexy, captivating, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian, love and romance, youth, romance, virtual reality, love, society, future dystopia, danger, lgbt, fictional reality, couples ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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43%
 4.5
 971
Flashout (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three young women from a parallel universe play a blind date reality game that culminates in the euphoric Flashout. They get trapped on unfamiliar planet Earth by a reality repairman who must destroy their pleasure-filled game before the Multiverse ...
Style: futuristic, unusual plot structure, captivating, entertaining
Plot: escort service, multiverse, parallel universe, women, virtual reality, virtuality, search, girl heroine, game, technology, virtual world, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: melancholic, surreal, mind bending, psychological, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, introspection, existentialism, love, couple relations, couples, memory loss, love and romance, power of love, disorder, deja vu, borderline personality disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Nice Sister-In-Law (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ha-yeong is a successful psychologist. One day she gets a secretive request from her sister Ha-joo. Apparently Ha-joo's husband Woo-seong is refusing to have sex. Ha-yeong agrees to be their couple therapist but finds out that her ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, love triangle, family relations, sexuality, sister sister relationship, sexual desire, relationship problems, family problems, forbidden love, psychology, sexual attraction, love interest ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The People Upstairs (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Julio and Ana have been together for more than fifteen years. They have become a couple who no longer look at nor touch one another, and who have made daily fighting the essence of their relationship. This evening, Ana has invited their upstairs ...
Style: funny, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: swinger, couples, swinger couple, relationships, relationship problems, family relations, male female relationship, marital problem, neighbor neighbor relationship, family problems, couple relations, neighbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 3K
Little Fish (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A couple fights to hold their relationship together as a memory loss virus spreads and threatens to erase the history of their love and courtship.
Style: captivating, suspenseful
Plot: pandemic, married couple, memory loss, love, virus, relationships, memory lapse, male female relationship, relationship problems, deadly virus, couple relations, love story ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.4
 19
The Name (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having failed with his business and gone absolutely penniless, Masao (45) divorced with his wife, and is currently leading a hopeless life in Ibaraki. One day, a mysterious high school girl, going by the name Emiko, showed up before Masao. Every now ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: schoolgirl, japanese teenager, family relations, couple relations, male female relationship, relationships, countryside, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family problems, lifestyle change, life, changing lives ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 20
Endtime (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Eight friends throw a goodbye party to welcome the end of the world.
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: introspection, apocalypse, dealing with death, cause and meaning, friendship, best friends, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, friends, female director
Time: 21st century
Place: israel
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34%
 4.5
 400
Second Origin (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a massive destruction on Earth, a white girl Alba (14) and a black boy Didac (9), are the only survivors on the Earth. They must start a new world. A Second Origin. Population is over. There are only two survivors. Now, our future depends on ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, contemplative, psychological, touching
Plot: post apocalypse, new beginning, survival, nature, love, humanity, catastrophe, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Step Up Love Story: Second Kiss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Upon marriage a wife and husband were virgins. They steadily improve their sexual skills day after day. After six months of marriage they are having sex every night. The wife, however, feels things are becoming stale given her husband's lack of ...
Style: sex comedy, captivating, romantic, light, entertaining
Plot: hottie, sexy woman, feminine wiles, sexuality, family relations, sex, husband wife relationship, marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, couple relations, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Love Taste like Chocolate (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After losing her boyfriend, Moni decides to focus on her thesis, which consists on chocolate pastry-making. When she starts seeing other guys, the ghostly figure of her abusive boyfriend Javi appears, provoking funny situations since Moni is the ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: chocolate, haunted by the past, love and romance, relationships, confronting the past, unrequited love, tragic past, dealing with the past, troubled past, couple relations, male female relationship, new love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 120
Madrigal (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Cuba
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Javier is an actor with an affinity for writing. When he begins his love story with Luisita, he does not know where the truth begins and ends. Fifteen years later he has converted his story into literature that relates his tragic love story in a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, surreal, talky ...
Plot: surrealism, love affair, love triangle, actor's life, couples, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2020s
Place: latin america, cuba, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 602
Target (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In the year 2020, a group of wealthy Moscovites travel to an abandoned astrophysics complex, rumoured to have enough power to halt the process of aging.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: utopia, family relations, obsession, aging, human nature, youth, elderly, couples, society, escapades, social differences, fountain of youth ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: russia, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 36
Love Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Maria is a troubled and lonely girl who falls in love with the grounded and patient Adam. He is the first boyfriend to treat her nicely, but Maria struggles with her past and the relationship with her dad, who left her when she was ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: parent child relationship, young couple, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, road trip, indecision, relationships, love affair, relationship problems, family problems, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 22
Sexual Heat (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Andy and his new girlfriend Sasha go to Matt and Kim’s house for Matt’s birthday. When the guys begin to reminisce about all the one night stands they had in college, Sasha states that one night stand sex is the hottest on the “sexual heat” ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: sexual relations, couples, relationships, marital problem, relationship problems, romantic friendship, couple relations, seduction, sexual content, romancing partners, seductive woman, love story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 566
In Your Image (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ridden by guilt for not being able to have a child, wife decides to conceive by cloning. The daughter she gives birth to is therefor almost identical to her. The child starts to grow rapidly and slowly replaces mom in the household.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: cloning, experiment gone awry, family problems, parents and children, disorder, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, family in crisis, psychopath, clones, human clone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Switzerland, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: apocalypse, couples, couple relations, introspection, danger, sexual relations, chaos, global warming, friendship, end of the world, one day, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 670
Earthling (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a mysterious atmospheric event, a small group of people wake up to realize that their entire lives have been a lie. They are in fact aliens disguised as humans. Now they have to make a choice. Live amongst men, or try to find a way back home.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: secret identity, human host, alien encounter, danger, alien, spacesuit, moral dilemma, mystery, society, space and aliens, lesbian, slug ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 217
Love Life (2006)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An intimately observed love story, LOVE LIFE carefully examines the sexually secretive marriage of Joe and Mary Hahn. When a passionate extra-marital encounter leaves Joe with an emotional connection he can't break - and when a beautiful friend ...
Style: captivating, psychological, romantic
Plot: erotica, couple relations, marital problem, love and romance, extramarital affair, romantic relationship, relationships, relationship problems, family problems, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, coming out ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 295
Fiance Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nicole is stunned when her daughter Cameron returns from a vacation in Mexico engaged to handsome Brent. But Brent has a secret girlfriend, Lexi, and together they're planning to kill Cameron for her money right after her honeymoon.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: couple relations, wedding planning, mother daughter relationship, murder, assassination plot, relationship problems, family problems, secret identity, relationships, adulterous husband, murderer, adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.3
 957
Genesis (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After an apocalyptic event, the remnants of humanity create an artificial intelligence to save them.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: post apocalypse, artificial intelligence, extinction, survival, free will, biohazard, murder, distopia, dark future, human nature, experiment, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.3
 287
Summer Time (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the gloomy 80s, Sang-ho is wanted by the authorities for his participation in the student movement. Parting with his colleagues, Sang-ho happens to end up in a town on the outskirts, a town he has no connection to. The place where he is in hiding ...
Style: captivating
Plot: male female relationship, love interest, forbidden love, dysfunctional marriage, love story, couple relations, troubled marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, peeping, marital problem, relationships, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 5K
The Gateway (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A particle physicist grieving over the loss of her husband in a car crash uses a revolutionary machine to bring him back, with dire consequences for her family.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: parallel world, time travel, physicist, dead husband, car accident, research, couple relations, discovery, family, camera, flash forward, video camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Little Bit Zombie (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Infected by a virus, a mild mannered HR manager attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire for brains, all while trying to keep it together so as not to incur the wrath of his bridezilla-to-be.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, couples, couple relations, best friends, danger, in the woods, walking dead, brother sister relationship, living dead, self control, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Coming Days (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Welcome to 2020: The European Union has collapsed following the fourth Gulf War and massive barricades keep illegal immigrants out of cities that are barely functioning. In the middle of this highly volatile environment is the family of Walter ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, dysfunctional family, social decay, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, terrorism, future dystopia, danger, family problems, human nature, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: France. A near and probable future. The Sisterhood of Metacontrol governs Europe. Angeline, an exemplary and irreproachable citizen has just joined the order... But her relationship with a special man, Nono, will make her question profoundly the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious, surprise ending
Plot: distopia, forbidden love, feminism, totalitarian regime, sexism, escape, political repression, male female relationship, love, self sacrifice, dehumanization, chastity ...
Time: future
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Thousand Kisses Deep (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After witnessing an older version of herself committing suicide, Mia (Jodie Whittaker) attempts to rewrite history and thereby avert this tragic fate. She travels back in time, exploring dark secrets and lashing out against handsome Ludwig (Dougray ...
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tragic love, love affair, obsession, supernatural, changing the past or future, couple relations, unfulfillment, time travel, couples, elevator, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lolita from Interstellar Space (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An undeniably beautiful alien is sent to Earth to study the complex mating rituals of human beings, which leads to the young interstellar traveler experiencing the passion that surrounds the centuries-old ritual of the species.
Style: sex comedy, light, entertaining, feel good, captivating
Plot: alien, hot, nurse, seductive woman, sexual content, alien contact, human alien relationship, sexuality, sexy woman, erotica, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%