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, touching, emotional and talky films and TV shows about / with unfulfillment, dialogue, storytelling, death, love and romance, love, life philosophy, relationships, love story and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
unfulfillment movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as unfulfillment: Palo Alto (2013), Womb (2010), Dead Like Me (2003), Stay (2005), Lost in Translation (2003), Charlie St. Cloud (2010), Drive (2011), The Collector (2004), Devdas (2002), Romeo and Juliet (1968).

List of unfulfillment movies

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: melancholic, atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, adolescence, older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, teenage girl, high school, loneliness, teenager, youth, high school life, crush, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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: psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: sexual perversion, mother son incest, tragic love, moral dilemma, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, hopes, dealing with death, cloning, incest, love ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
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Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: cynical, witty, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, dealing with death, team, supernatural ability, double life, family problems, dark humor, mission, death, unfulfillment, loser ...
Place: seattle
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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, surreal, confusing, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: suicide, suicide attempt, mentally unstable, obsession, twists and turns, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, mental institution, mental illness, surrealism, mystery, doctors and patients ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, cerebral, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, fish out of water, unlikely couple, actor, adultery, love story, relationships, couple relations ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, yale university, kyoto japan
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Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
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: touching, romantic, sentimental, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, love affair, love and romance, seeing dead people, ghost, unfulfillment, death of brother, couples, teenager, siblings relations, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2010
Place: california, usa, ireland, san francisco, new jersey
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Drive (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, revenge, mechanic, tough heroes, lone wolves, loner, organized crime, crimes, car, strong violent content, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Collector (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: thought provoking, gloomy, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deal with the devil, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, hopes, escapades, unfulfilled love, negotiation, mystery, lifesaver, crime and punishment, redemption, mythical creature ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
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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, serious, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, love triangle, hindu, alcoholic, prostitute, drunkenness, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, tragic love, death of protagonist, courtesan, love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: india, london, kolkata, europe, england ...
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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, sweet, colourful, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, shakespeare, tragic love, family feud, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, young love, unfulfillment, fall in love, romance, love story, parents and children, true love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, paris france, england, new york, europe
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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: romantic, captivating, sincere, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, marriage, jealousy, rivalry, husband wife relationship, infidelity, pregnancy, world war two, intrigue, unfulfillment, love, writers ...
Time: 1940s, 18th century
Place: wales, europe, england, london
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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: sad, touching, emotional, romantic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, terminal illness, teenage love, cancer, youth, love and romance, fighting illness, dying, last wish, dealing with death, virginity, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, usa
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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: philosophical, epic, emotional, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: ancient history, impossible love, mathematics, roman empire, political unrest, atheism, medieval, historical character, religions or cults, ancient egypt, master and servant, unrequited love ...
Time: 5th century, middle ages
Place: egypt, alexandria egypt, rome italy, ancient greece, spain ...
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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, scenic, emotional, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, loveless marriage, love and romance, couple relations, cheating wife, marriage, couples, adultery, cholera, extramarital affair, love, love story ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 50s
Place: china, shanghai, london, england, asia
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The Guitar (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The life of a woman is transformed after she is diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she throws caution to the wind to pursue her dreams.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: sex, lesbian, lesbian sex, self discovery, unfulfillment, road not taken, estrangement, life is a bitch, romance, nude girl, female nudity, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, emotional, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, midlife crisis, depression, eccentricity, loneliness, love and romance, betrayal, jewish american, unfulfillment, parents and children, birth mother, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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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, heartbreaking, depressing, bleak, sad ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: adultery, abortion, infidelity, mental illness, destiny, death of wife, under the surface, marriage, family problems, suburbs, deadend life, depression ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: california, usa, paris france, new york, connecticut
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: scenic, melancholic, colourful, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: obsession, fall in love, gays and lesbians, boy, love and romance, hotel, unrequited love, teenage boy, vacation, self discovery, art, male objectification ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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Sweet November (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sad, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, terminal illness, love story, tragic love, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, bittersweet, leukemia, self discovery, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new jersey
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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: exciting, rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, escapades, rivalry, dangerous animal, obsession, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, losing-it hero, vengeance ...
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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: thought provoking, cynical, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, business, travel, loneliness, business trip, airport, downsizing, love affair, hotel, couples, airplane, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, california, dallas texas, usa ...
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A Scanner Darkly (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, 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: psychological, psychedelic, philosophical, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, drug abuse, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, addiction, disorder, drugs, society, twists and turns, fighting crime, hallucination, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 238 min.
Story: The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start again the work on a painting he ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: painter, painting, art, artist, eroticism, husband wife relationship, older man younger woman relationship, creative process, french countryside, taxidermy, brother sister relationship, romance ...
Place: provence, usa, los angeles, france, south of france
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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, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, indifference, disney, youth, family, unfulfillment, happy ending, bullying, supernatural, redemption, father son estrangement, cynic ...
Time: future, 60s, 2000s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, shyness, high school life, suicide, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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Paper Towns (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he ...
Style: exciting, emotional, romantic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenager, high school, adolescence, teenage love, adventure, youth, teenage girl, friends, travel, teenage boy, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, florida, orlando florida
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Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, infidelity, murder mystery, adultery, investigation, missing person, femme fatale, manipulation, police investigation, missing wife, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, missouri, st. louis missouri
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Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, sexy, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, fall in love, marriage, tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unrequited love, inheritance, obsession, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: london, st. petersburg russia, russia, tokyo
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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: psychological, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, insanity, anti war, army, military, violence, soldier, river, war, secret mission, mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, the philippines, southeast asia
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The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, loneliness, art theft, art collector, art, collector, deception, solitude, adult virgin, mysterious character, obsession, age difference ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, prague, europe, italy
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