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The list contains the best, new and most relevant unfulfillment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic, emotional, semi serious and humorous films and TV shows about / with unfulfillment, couples, love and romance, dialogue, mentor, destiny, family relations, death, catastrophe and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as unfulfillment: Revolutionary Road (2008), The Great Gatsby (2013), The Best of Me (2014), The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964), Romeo and Juliet (1968), Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), A to Z (2014), Just Before I Go (2014), Summer Lover (2008), Now Is Good (2012).
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Drama, Musical, Romance
France, West Germany
91 min.
 7.9
Romeo and Juliet
Drama, Romance
UK, Italy
138 min.
 7.6
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The Bronx Bull
Biography, Drama, Sport
USA
94 min.
 5.0
The Night Watchmen
Drama
France, Belgium
95 min.
 6.1

List of unfulfillment movies

Revolutionary Road
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: serious, depressing, heartbreaking, bad ending, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, relationships, loneliness, under the surface, existentialism, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, family problems, destiny, psychology, life philosophy ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s, year 1955
Place: connecticut, usa, california, paris france
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The Great Gatsby
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, colourful, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, loneliness, rags to riches, unfulfilled love, millionaire, obsessive love, love triangle, love and romance, romance, high society, tragedy, impossible love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island
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 6.7
 56K
The Best of Me
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, dramatic, sentimental, romantic, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, love story, destiny, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, twists & turns, life philosophy, sacrifice, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
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: unfulfilled love, love, young lovers, love triangle, love story, love and romance, marriage of convenience, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, class differences, first love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, tokyo
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Romeo and Juliet
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, classic literature ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shakespeare's romeo and juliet, tragic love, forbidden love, love, shakespeare, romance, love and romance, family feud, love story, young lovers, true love, secret love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
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Why Did I Get Married Too?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, friendship, family problems, crumbling marriage, breakup, dishonesty, infidelity, lifestyle, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas
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 6.8
 5K
A to Z
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The story follows the lives of Andrew, an employee at an internet dating site who dreams of meeting the girl of his dreams, and Zelda, a no-nonsense lawyer who was raised by a hippie mother and carries a rebellious streak. By an accidental chance of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, situational comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, dating, unfulfillment, urban, destiny, friends, twentysomething life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Just Before I Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: life philosophy, depression, midlife crisis, loneliness, suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, relationships, small town, destiny, siblings relations, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.8
 1K
Summer Lover
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: serious, erotic, realistic, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian relationship, tragic love, sexual relations, betrayal, dishonesty, gender, romance, jealousy, island, strong sexual content, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, greece, ukraine
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 7.2
 31K
Now Is Good
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: touching, heartbreaking, sad, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cancer, teenager, virginity, death, love story, relationships, life & death, last wish, fighting illness, dying, depression, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
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 7.5
 111K
Still Alice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, heartbreaking, sad ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, memory loss, relationships, family drama, family bonds, supportive spouse, mother daughter relationship, parenthood, columbia university, courage, doctors, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 44K
The Money Pit
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buys what looks like the home of their dreams – only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, romance, family in crisis, nothing goes right, chaos, crumbling marriage, home renovation, old house, screwball, culture clash, domestic disturbance, adaptation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A group of old friends have a tradition of going to a public bathing house on New Years eve. Occasionally too much vodka and beer makes two of them unconscious. The problem is that one of them (Sasha) has to go to Leningrad but another one (Zhenya) ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love triangle, disorder, new year, comedy of errors, love and romance, farce, couple relations, nothing goes right, social satire, drunken man, romantic rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: soviet union, st. petersburg russia, russia, moscow russia
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 7.5
 6K
Enlightened
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: starting over, self discovery, midlife crisis, workplace situations, coping, optimism, family relations, mental disorders, sanity, ex couple relations, responsibility, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Style: touching, melancholic, humorous, road movie, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, loneliness, road trip, romance, life philosophy, love story, depression, fall in love, destiny, life is a bitch, drinking ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.0
 13K
Dying Young
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cancer, love story, couple relations, leukemia, human nature, life & death, parents and children, social differences, doctors, beautiful scenery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
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 7.5
 8K
Being Erica
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Being Erica is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that aired on CBC from January 5, 2009 to December 12, 2011. Created by Jana Sinyor, the series was originally announced by the CBC as The Session, but was retitled Being Erica before ...
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, clever, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: changing the past or future, therapy, introspection, haunted by the past, self discovery, doctors and patients, destiny, regret, therapist, midlife crisis, philosophy, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.2
 60K
Agora
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
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: epic, serious, stylized, biblical, touching ...
Plot: christianity, destiny, slavery, philosophy, atheism, christian, religion, impossible love, freedom, political unrest, science, judaism ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, spain
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Age of the Dragons
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: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, obsessive quest, obsession, danger, deadly, rivalry, unfulfillment, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dragon, revenge ...
Time: ancient history
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 5.0
 571
The Lie
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.
Style: semi serious, touching, dark humor, realistic, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, drugs/alcohol, disorder, buddies, coming of age, introspection, boss and employee, couple relations, parents and children, dull life, thirtysomething life, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.3
 1.1M
Batman Begins
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, suspense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, crime, vigilante, ninja, mentor, corruption, master villain, secret identity, dark hero, vigilantism, fighting crime, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century
Place: usa, himalaya, africa, tibet
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 5.7
 1K
Sidetracked
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A rural couple in crisis, who have a brother and sister with urban problems, and all of them trying to find a solution.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: hopes, unfulfillment, couples, journalism, starting over, couple relations, friendship, midlife crisis, media, society, friends, married couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: spain
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Made in Italy
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: French writer Luca Morandi was born in Italy. He is forty years old and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. He doesn't know where to turn: France, his adopted home where he was raised, or Italy, the country of his birth, perfect, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, lifestyle, soccer, inheritance, widow, pregnancy, football stadium, loss of father, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, italy
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Those Who Remain
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hospital, family relations, supportive spouse, terminal illness, parents and children, bus, bathtub, death, cigarette smoking, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Open All Hours
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sitcom, workplace situations, unfulfillment, store, workplace, unfulfilled love, family relations, customer, uncle, nephew, miser, shopkeeper ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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 6.8
 1K
Ploy
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A husband and wife are locked inside a single hotel room with a stranger named Ploy. Subtle suspicions build up to jealousy as the young woman triggers devastating consequences for the couple.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sexual, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, unfulfillment, couples, love triangle, love and romance, hotel room, cigarette smoking, song, bathroom, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
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Who Killed Pixote?
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The true story of the boy who became famous when he was cast for the main part on the Brazilian film Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981). After the film was over, he tried to work as an actor on other projects, with little success. As time went by, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: rise and fall, unfulfillment, actor's life, juvenile delinquency, desire for fame, urban ghetto life, ambition, crimes, hopes, society, youth, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
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Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. Slowly, her ritualized daily routines begin to fall apart.
Style: serious, realistic, surprise ending, avant garde
Plot: unfulfillment, prostitute, school, feminism, single parent, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, female protagonist, coitus, bare breasts, single mother ...
Time: 70s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels belgium, france
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The Night Watchmen
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Times have changed a lot for Franck who is a night watchman. About a decade ago he was a specialized worker. Today he feels bored but would jump at any chance to prove his bravery and courage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: dull life, unfulfillment, starting over, life turned upside down, hopes, disorder, security guard, colleague, wound, shopping mall, motorcycle, colleague colleague relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 7.1
 143
Women Women
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: gloomy, semi serious, realistic
Plot: actor's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, best friends, aging, desire for fame, alcohol abuse, midlife crisis, ambition, life is a bitch, friends, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
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family problems
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emotional
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8.5
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7.4
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touching
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