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Breaking and Entering (2006)
 6.5
 21K
Breaking and Entering (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a blighted, inner-city neighbourhood of London, Breaking and Entering examines an affair which unfolds between a successful British landscape architect and Amira, a Bosnian woman – the mother of a troubled teen son – who was widowed by the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Style: emotional, sincere, thought provoking, touching, serious, realistic, reflective, melancholic, heartbreaking, psychological ...
Plot: architect, robbery, infidelity, thief, muslim, blackmail, immigrants, family relations, couple relations, running, parents and children, love and romance, social problems, love affair, social differences, refugees, society, human nature, urban, couples, crumbling relationship, working class, single parent, marital problem, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, sarajevo, bosnia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and emotional films with plots about storytelling, mentor, relationships, loneliness, brutality, crying and drinking mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Breaking and Entering: Closer (2004), Adore (2013), The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), Kidulthood (2006), The Burning Plain (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 189K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 29K
Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, sexual relations, fall in love, infidelity, love and romance, parents and children, friendship, couples, dishonesty, older woman younger man relationship, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family life, love affair, marriage, self discovery, family problems, haunted by the past, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 17K
Kidulthood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
Style: serious, captivating, gloomy, rough, bleak ...
Plot: school, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, gang, pregnancy, teenage life, social decay, theft, coming of age, friendship, teenage love, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Burning Plain (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A trailer is burning in the middle of a plain. The bodies of two adulterous lovers are found. Scenes from both families, before and after the dramatic events, suggest an unusual connection between them. But what is their secret?
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, non-linear ...
Plot: teenage love, redemption, parents and children, love affair, small town, family problems, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, parent child relationship, infidelity, adultery ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, portland oregon, new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 15K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crime, crimes, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, hapless, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.5
 16K
The Child (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: redemption, black market, baby, homeless, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, adolescence vs adulthood, small time, small town, righting the wronged, change of heart, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 15K
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: thief, theft, single parent, american dream, truck, gardener, illegal immigrant, immigrants, sacrifice, drugs/alcohol, down on your luck, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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American Heart (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack is now out of jail and he meets Nick, his adolescent son. Their relationship will be complicated, because Jack has a problem with alcohol. But his love for Nick will help him to get over the past and reach his dreams.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, rough, emotional ...
Plot: starting over, family relations, estrangement, going straight, society, human nature, parents and children, hopes, prisoner, father son relationship, adaptation, complex characters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, alaska, seattle, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, unfaithful wife, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, family relations, self discovery, youth, domestic violence, love affair, couples, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, norway, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 100K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, strong sexual content, housewife, parenthood, small town, love affair, extramarital affair, dysfunctional family, pedophilia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual pleasure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: muslim, arranged marriage, culture clash, irish, nightclub, racism, music teacher, romance, immigrants, love affair, couples, clergy ...
Place: glasgow scotland, pakistan, manchester, spain, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 4K
The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, psychological, clever ...
Plot: love affair, domestic violence, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, contests and competitions, golden years, parents and children, dealing with death, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 299K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: cynical, humorous, sexy, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, loneliness, love affair, love and romance, couples, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, power relations, corporate world, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, las vegas, dallas texas, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, couples, love affair, disintegration, postmodernism, breakup, life turned upside down, family relations, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: fall in love, love affair, couples, love and romance, couple relations, society, loss of virginity, egg, infidelity, nanny, murder, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Architect (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An architect engages in conflict with an activist who lives in a dangerous complex the architect designed.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: campaign, college, dysfunctional family, idealism, society, social differences, urban, lifestyle, human nature, teenage life, couples, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Never Forever (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.
Style: erotic, realistic, gloomy, sexual, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: deportation, infidelity, adultery, sex, couples, family problems, self discovery, dishonesty, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, social differences, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 48K
Alfie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by beautiful women, having one night stands with all of them and without any sort of commitment. His best friends are his colleague Marlon and his girl-friend Lonette. Alfie has a brief ...
Style: humorous, witty, sexy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, cheating, lifestyle, human nature, love and romance, couples, obsession, introspection, manipulation, abortion, infidelity, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 22K
Crossing Over (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, intense ...
Plot: immigrants, deportation, culture clash, social differences, society, fighting the system, american dream, americana, life is a bitch, state affairs, interracial relations, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, self discovery, pregnancy, love triangle, tantrum, bisexual, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexual exploration, gender ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: clever, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, romance, celebrity culture, haunted by the past, society, love affair ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, talky, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, couples, realism, family problems, unwanted pregnancy, social differences, urban, society, down on your luck, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Love You, I Love You Not (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: School student and her European-born grandmother share sad stories of their lives.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, bad ending, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, concentration camp, coming of age, romance, school, teenage love, haunted by the past, self discovery, youth, society, captivity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hurricane Streets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four close buddies who have a basement clubhouse; they ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, prison, smuggling, theft, dysfunctional family, crimes, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york, alaska, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 605
Slingshot (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two cunning and manipulative drifters venture into Farifield County, Connecticut looking to seduce wealthy and lonely housewives.
Style: tense, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, small town, friends, best friends, missing child, dysfunctional family, battle of the sexes, fall in love, family problems, dishonesty, couples, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 3K
Yes (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her loveless marriage. She flies to Havana to sort things out on the beach and ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, lebanese, racism, culture clash, society, social differences, love affair, couples, politics, exile, couple relations, romance ...
Place: cuba, london, latin america, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Price Above Rubies (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, talky, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, introspection, society, couples, love affair, dishonesty, self discovery, love and romance, couple relations, interracial relations, hopes, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, israel, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 10K
Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, bleak, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: erection, strong sexual content, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, obsession, bartender, unsimulated sex, love affair, couples, taxi driver, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%