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, talky, touching and dramatic films and TV shows about / with unfulfillment, death, runaway, destiny, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, love and romance, couples and love plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK 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, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, fall in love, parents and children, true love, love story, secret love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
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 6.7
 682
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, unfulfilled love, escapades, supernatural, danger, mystery, tragic hero, salvation ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
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 7.2
 62K
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: master and servant, destiny, roman empire, religions or cults, christianity, love and romance, impossible love, political unrest, 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
 35K
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: sentimental, touching, captivating, 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, family relations, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 1900s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: india, europe, asia, london, england
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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, psychological, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, cloning, genetic engineering, childhood sweetheart, moral dilemma, hopes, parents and children, couple relations, unfulfillment, dealing with death, family relations, mother son incest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.8
 71K
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, doctors and patients, suicide attempt, mentally unstable, psychiatrist, student, patient, guilt, mental institution, obsession, race against time, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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 8.4
 557K
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: bleak, tense, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: losing-it hero, anti war, army, vietnam war, mission, soldier, jungle, insanity, apocalypse, unfulfillment, chaos, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia
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 6.2
 26K
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: teenage life, teenage sexuality, youth, high school student, high school, high school life, older man younger woman relationship, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, loneliness ...
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: drug abuse, undercover, losing-it hero, neo noir, addiction, fighting crime, law enforcement, future dystopia, surveillance, split personality, schizophrenia, unfulfillment ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 4.7
 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, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, strong sexual content, tragic love, love triangle, dishonesty, betrayal, lesbian relationship, unfulfillment, gender, sexual relations, romance, impossible love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: greece, europe, ukraine
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 7.6
 100K
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, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, depression, tragic love, broken heart, haunted by the past, loneliness, love and romance, teacher student relationship, death, best friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, denver colorado, santa monica california
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 6.5
 19K
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: family problems, under the surface, couple relations, jealousy, abortion, destiny, housewife, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adultery, self fulfillment ...
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, teenage love, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, family relations, love, mother daughter relationship, first love, class differences ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1958 ...
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, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, love and romance, millionaire, loneliness, love triangle, high society, destructive relationship, party, love affair, obsessive love, american dream, 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, couple relations, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, wales
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 7.4
 303K
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: cynical, humorous, sexy, 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
 61K
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
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, young lovers, lone hero, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
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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: tragicomedy, dark humor, emotional, thought provoking, philosophical ...
Plot: obsession, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, failed attempt, desire for fame, painter, painting, art, hopes, social misfits, paint, art dealer ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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, love and romance, couple relations, opposites attract, looking for love, unfulfillment, dating, hopes, twentysomething life, destiny, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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A Five Star Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Single and middle-aged, beautiful Irene (Margarita Buy) is wholly devoted to her job as an inspector of luxury hotels. Constantly on the road, she indulges in expensive pleasures at impeccable resorts, but always incognito and alone, soon escaping ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, midlife crisis, introspection, solitary, solitude, siblings relations, husband wife relationship, brother in law sister in law relationship, concierge, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, alps, italy, berlin germany, shanghai ...
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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: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspense, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, haunted by the past, mystery, unfulfillment, identity crisis, obsession, self discovery, supernatural, dual identity, loss of daughter, 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, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, serial killer, slasher, partners against crime, psychopath, crimes, unfulfillment, gory, deadly, violence spree, film within a film, movie making ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: hidden identity, double life, lifestyle change, power relations, unfulfillment, odd, disguise, dog, model, 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, hopes, unfulfillment, lifestyle, society, unsupportive parent, misfit, social misfits, german, teenage boy, loner, 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, rise and fall, ambition, 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: unfulfillment, parents and children, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, rock, introspection, family relations, heavy metal, midlife crisis, daydreamer, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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 6.2
 2K
Beloved (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: From Paris in the 1960s to London in the first decade of the third millennium, Madeleine and her daughter Véra flit from one amorous adventure to the next, living for the moment and taking all the opportunities that life offers. But not every love ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: love affair, impossible love, father daughter reunion, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, family relations, tragic love, ex husband ex wife relationship, love triangle, aids ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: prague, france, europe, paris france, prague czechoslovakia ...
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The Story of Adele H (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: love letter, lieutenant, romance, love, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, downfall, officer, obsession, british soldier, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: france, canada, europe, caribbean, nova scotia
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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: realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, estrangement, impossible love, family problems, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas
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