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 realistic, serious, melancholic, dramatic, talky and touching films and TV shows about / with unfulfillment, death, dialogue, storytelling, destiny, mentor, runaway, couples, love and romance and life philosophy 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), Devdas (2002), Womb (2010), Stay (2005), Apocalypse Now (1979), Palo Alto (2013), A Scanner Darkly (2006), Summer Lover (2008).

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, classic literature, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, family feud, young lovers, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, fall in love, true love, love story, secret love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
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 6.9
 677
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, tragic hero, unfulfilled love, escapades, danger, supernatural, mystery, salvation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
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 7.2
 61K
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: touching, sincere, stylized, epic, emotional ...
Plot: destiny, master and servant, roman empire, christianity, religions or cults, impossible love, political unrest, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, power relations, fall in love ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, spain
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 7.6
 34K
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: captivating, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, losing-it hero, self destructing, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 1900s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: india, europe, england, asia, london
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 6.4
 12K
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, cloning, childhood sweetheart, genetic engineering, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, moral dilemma, dealing with death, family relations, trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.9
 70K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: suicide, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, suicide attempt, mentally unstable, student, patient, guilt, obsession, race against time, unfulfillment, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 8.5
 540K
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Genre: Drama, 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: bleak, tense, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: vietnam war, mission, soldier, jungle, army, anti war, insanity, apocalypse, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, chaos, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia
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 6.2
 25K
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: serious, atmospheric, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage sexuality, youth, high school, high school life, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, loneliness, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug abuse, undercover, neo noir, addiction, losing-it hero, law enforcement, fighting crime, future dystopia, surveillance, split personality, schizophrenia, unfulfillment ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 4.8
 1K
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, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: island, love triangle, tragic love, betrayal, dishonesty, lesbian relationship, unfulfillment, gender, sexual relations, romance, impossible love, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: greece, europe, ukraine
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 7.6
 99K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, gay, loneliness, broken heart, death, depression, unfulfillment, best friends, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, denver colorado, santa monica california
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 6.5
 18K
Only You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley," but she has yet to meet him. Preparing to settle down and marry a foot doctor, Faith impulsively flies to Venice when it seems that she ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, love triangle, true love, disorder, couple relations, unfulfillment, destiny, fortune teller, romance, looking for love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, venice, rome italy
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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, depressing, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: under the surface, couple relations, family problems, jealousy, abortion, destiny, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adultery, housewife, dysfunctional family, dull life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
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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: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, love, teenage love, mother daughter relationship, first love, class differences ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, 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: sentimental, stylized, serious, emotional, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, millionaire, obsessive love, love and romance, love triangle, loneliness, high society, destructive relationship, party, american dream, love affair, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island
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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, infidelity, pregnancy, soldier, romance, friendship, unfulfillment, intrigue, war, wartime life, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, wales
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 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, sexy, humorous, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, on the road, 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, chicago illinois ...
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 6.7
 59K
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, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, young lovers, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
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 6.7
 5K
A to Z (2014)
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, situational comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, opposites attract, looking for love, unfulfillment, dating, twentysomething life, urban, hopes, destiny, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Don't Look Back (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Panic attacks and memory loss signal the plight of a writer whose body is inexplicably being taken over by another woman.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, mystery, obsession, supernatural, self discovery, identity crisis, loss of daughter, dual identity, photographer, family crisis ...
Place: italy, france, europe
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 3.7
 1K
Smash Cut (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Television news celebrity April Carson turns to the services of private investigator Isaac Beaumonde to seek her missing sister, a stripper known as Gigi Spot. Carson assumes a role in a horror movie in the process, eventually learning that the ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, partners against crime, gory, deadly, unfulfillment, violence spree, crimes, film within a film, movie making ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Sleeping Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: We follow 24 hours in the life of a being moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, ...
Style: surreal, enigmatic, art house, non-linear, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double life, hidden identity, lifestyle change, power relations, unfulfillment, odd, disguise, model, dog, surrealism, life & death, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
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A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fateful day pushes an aimless college dropout (Tom Schilling) to stop wasting his time and finally engage with life.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, humorous, tragicomedy, melancholic ...
Plot: slacker, loner, unfulfillment, hopes, lifestyle, society, social misfits, misfit, unsupportive parent, german, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
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 6.5
 24K
Ned Kelly (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Crime, History, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, UK, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from ...
Style: captivating, rough, sincere, romantic, factual ...
Plot: bank robbery, gang, folk hero, injustice, criminal heroes, irish, wilderness, crime, ambition, rise and fall, false accusation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: australia, ireland
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 6.0
 1K
Roadie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 20 years of touring, a roadie for a defunct 80s hair band returns home to live with his mother.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, parents and children, unfulfillment, rock, homecoming, heavy metal, midlife crisis, daydreamer, family relations, mental illness, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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The Happy Ending (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family problems, impossible love, estrangement, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas
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Darling Companion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pets, couple relations, family problems, family life, disorder, love and romance, parents and children, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, golden years, lifestyle, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, talky, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, buddies, on the road, crumbling marriage, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, nevada, usa
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 6.7
 45K
The Beaver (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, tragicomedy, sentimental ...
Plot: midlife crisis, puppet, losing-it hero, depression, family problems, dysfunctional character, parents and children, unfulfillment, mental illness, dysfunctional family, dissociative identity disorder, self acceptance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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 5.7
 29K
Love Happens (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dr. Burke Ryan is a successful self-help author and motivational speaker with a secret. While he helps thousands of people cope with tragedy and personal loss, he secretly is unable to overcome the death of his late wife. It's not until Burke ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: florist, grief, seminar, motivational speaker, romance, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment, writer's life, men hatred, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Place: seattle washington, hawaii, new jersey
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