Unfulfillment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unfulfillment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic, emotional, touching and talky films and TV shows about / with unfulfillment, storytelling, dialogue, death, catastrophe, couples, love and romance, runaway, destiny and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unfulfillment: Romeo and Juliet (1968), The Collector (2004), Agora (2009), Stay (2005), Devdas (2002), Palo Alto (2013), Age of the Dragons (2011), Death in Venice (1971), Womb (2010), The Painted Veil (2006).

List of unfulfillment movies

Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, family feud, young love, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, parents and children, fall in love, true love, love story, love affair ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england, paris france
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 6.7
 695
The Collector (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Collector is a Canadian supernatural drama television series about a man attempting to help save people who have bargained their souls with the Devil. After over 600 years of "collecting" the souls of people at the end of their 10-year ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, gloomy, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unfulfillment, deal with the devil, hopes, redemption, haunted by the past, danger, unfulfilled love, escapades, mystery, tragic hero, supernatural, salvation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
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 7.2
 64K
Agora (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Malta, Bulgaria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: emotional, touching, stylized, sincere, epic ...
Plot: roman empire, master and servant, political unrest, christianity, religions or cults, destiny, impossible love, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, power relations, fall in love ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, rome italy, spain
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 6.8
 73K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, surreal, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, student, patient, guilt, mental institution, obsession, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.6
 37K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, saga, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, self destructing, family relations, destiny, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 1900s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: india, london, asia, europe, england
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 6.2
 27K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, teenage sexuality, high school life, unfulfillment, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, high school student, high school, loneliness, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Age of the Dragons (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner and his friend Queequeg ...
Style: rough, epic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, obsessive quest, deadly, danger, rivalry, unfulfillment, dangerous animal, obsession, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, beach, vacation, forbidden love, unfulfillment, gender, lifestyle, resort ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: venice, italy, europe, tokyo
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 6.4
 13K
Womb (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Hungary, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: mother son incest, tragic love, cloning, genetic engineering, moral dilemma, unfulfillment, couple relations, hopes, parents and children, dealing with death, childhood sweetheart, sexual perversion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, scenic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, marriage, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, adultery, couples, doctor, redemption, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: china, london, asia, shanghai, shanghai china ...
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 8.4
 582K
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter ...
Style: tense, bleak, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: army, anti war, jungle, mission, soldier, losing-it hero, vietnam war, military, insanity, unfulfillment, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia
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 7.1
 33K
Now Is Good (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
Style: heartbreaking, sad, emotional, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, fighting illness, teenager, teenage love, cancer, youth, dying, last wish, love and romance, first sex, loss of virginity, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
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A Scanner Darkly (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Style: psychedelic, psychological, surreal, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: drug abuse, neo noir, undercover, losing-it hero, addiction, fighting crime, law enforcement, conspiracy, future dystopia, surveillance, schizophrenia, split personality ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 4.7
 2K
Summer Lover (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On honeymoon on the island of Lesbos, a woman falls for the daughter of a Russian archaeologist.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, strong sexual content, love triangle, tragic love, betrayal, dishonesty, sexual relations, lesbian relationship, unfulfillment, gender, romance, impossible love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, ukraine
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 6.1
 39K
The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, redemption, imaginary, unfulfillment, changing the past or future, family, indifference, youth, introspection, hopes, friends, estrangement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 2000 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, love affair, sailing, ghost, love and romance, siblings relations, a vision, family problems, dealing with death, haunted by the past, death in the family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, year 2010
Place: california, usa, san francisco, ireland, new jersey
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 7.8
 551K
Drive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, car chase, lone wolves, tough heroes, mechanic, danger, getaway driver, criminal's revenge, crimes, heist, chases and races, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: family problems, under the surface, couple relations, suburbs, housewife, jealousy, abortion, destiny, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, paris france, california
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 7.0
 170
Women Women (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The fantasies and dreams of two over-the-hill actresses are intertwined with their realities, as the two roommates struggle to survive their day-to-day lives in the expensive and difficult world of Paris.
Style: realistic, semi serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: aging, alcohol abuse, actor's life, best friends, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, ambition, friendship between women, female friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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Then She Found Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York schoolteacher hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother, an eccentric talk show host, materializes and turns her life upside down as she begins a courtship with ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: adoption, midlife crisis, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, pregnancy, jewish american, wedding, eccentricity, depression, loneliness, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love, class differences, first love, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, paris france, tokyo
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The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high society, loneliness, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, party, obsessive love, social differences ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
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The Edge of Love (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous ...
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, poet, soldier, pregnancy, infidelity, friendship, unfulfillment, intrigue, war, childhood sweetheart, couple relations, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, wales
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 7.4
 311K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, 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: touching, thought provoking, cynical, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, love affair, on the road, love and romance, couples, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, power relations, corporate world, business trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, st. louis missouri, chicago illinois, san francisco ...
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 5.8
 1K
Exhibition (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: couples, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment, estrangement, under the surface, cold relationship, family problems, indoor, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 6.7
 64K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, destiny, reunion, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
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With This Ring (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After attending their friend Elise's (Sudano) wedding to Nate (Bishop) on New Year's Eve, Trista (Hall), a career-­driven talent agent, Viviane (Scott), a successful gossip columnist, and Amaya (Cooper), a struggling actress, make a pact ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, wedding, friendship, romance, unfulfillment, love affair, showbiz, job, movie business, singleness, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks. Machisu, the only son of a rich collector, has a ...
Style: dark humor, tragicomedy, philosophical, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, failed attempt, desire for fame, art, painter, painting, social misfits, hopes, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s
Place: japan, asia
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Life In One Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Benny Wult grows up in a world where each human life lasts only a few days and everything happens only once. Sexual intercourse can be done only once after which the genitals are useless. The same goes for drunkenness. Get drunk again, you die. ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, thought provoking, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, true love, imaginary, romance, unfulfillment, hopes, teenage love, life & death, against the rules, sexual content, love and romance, meaningful kiss ...
Time: 21st century
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For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early 1970s, Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (Andy Garcia) is torn between his own musical dreams and the dreams of his wife, Marianela (Mía Maestro), a fervent supporter of the ideals of the Castro revolution. Also starring Charles S. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: jazz, politics, showbiz, political unrest, human spirit, couples, musician's life, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, family in crisis, revolution, ambition ...
Place: usa, cuba, latin america
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