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, touching, emotional, melancholic and talky films and TV shows about / with unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, death, romance, storytelling, destiny, dialogue, runaway and love 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), Age of the Dragons (2011), Death in Venice (1971), Womb (2010), Apocalypse Now (1979), Palo Alto (2013).

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, parents and children, fall in love, true love, love story, secret love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
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 6.7
 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: atmospheric, serious, tense, gloomy, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unfulfillment, deal with the devil, hopes, redemption, haunted by the past, supernatural, escapades, unfulfilled love, 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, philosophical ...
Plot: master and servant, destiny, christianity, roman empire, religions or cults, impossible love, love and romance, 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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 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, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: suicide, suicide attempt, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, student, patient, guilt, mental institution, obsession, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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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: touching, sentimental, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, childhood sweetheart, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, losing-it hero, self destructing ...
Time: contemporary, 1900s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: india, europe, london, asia, england
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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, epic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, deadly, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, rivalry, obsession, danger, unfulfillment, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, losing-it hero ...
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, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, beach, vacation, forbidden love, unfulfillment, boy, gender, lifestyle, resort ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, 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: psychological, atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, mother son incest, cloning, genetic engineering, moral dilemma, parents and children, hopes, couple relations, unfulfillment, dealing with death, childhood sweetheart, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: anti war, army, mission, soldier, losing-it hero, jungle, vietnam war, military, insanity, apocalypse, unfulfillment, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
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, older man younger woman relationship, youth, high school student, high school, high school life, 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, addiction, losing-it hero, neo noir, law enforcement, fighting crime, future dystopia, surveillance, schizophrenia, split personality, 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, love triangle, tragic love, betrayal, sexual relations, dishonesty, unfulfillment, lesbian relationship, gender, romance, impossible love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 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, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: gay, depression, gays and lesbians, tragic love, broken heart, haunted by the past, loneliness, love and romance, homosexual, death, teacher student relationship, best friends ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1940s, year 1962
Place: california, los angeles, usa, 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, true love, love triangle, disorder, couple relations, unfulfillment, destiny, fortune teller, romance, looking for love, fall in 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, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
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 7.2
 154
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: semi serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: aging, actor's life, best friends, midlife crisis, ambition, desire for fame, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, alcohol abuse, friendship between women, actress ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris 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, romantic, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, midlife crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, jewish american, eccentricity, depression, loneliness, betrayal, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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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, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, love, mother daughter relationship, class differences, first love, pregnancy ...
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, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, love and romance, loneliness, millionaire, 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, wartime life, couple relations ...
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, sexy, humorous, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, loneliness, on the road, 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, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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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, romantic, sentimental, 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: 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: semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, wedding, friendship, romance, love affair, unfulfillment, showbiz, job, movie business, friends, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: tragicomedy, dark humor, emotional, thought provoking, philosophical ...
Plot: obsession, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, failed attempt, desire for fame, art, painter, painting, social misfits, hopes, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary
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, emotional, sentimental, thought provoking, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, imaginary, unfulfillment, hopes, teenage love, life & death, against the rules, love and romance, electric chair, parallel world ...
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, touching, emotional, sincere, serious
Plot: jazz, couples, political unrest, showbiz, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, musician's life, human spirit, politics, fighting the system, family problems, ambition ...
Place: usa, latin america, cuba
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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, urban, destiny, hopes, twentysomething life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 4K
Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Centers on Sara, a beautiful but unhappily married female photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: love affair, betrayal, photographer, infidelity, murder, cheating wife, love and romance, family problems, dishonesty, couples, family in crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.7
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, coming out, romance, love and romance, gender, couples, youth, unfulfillment, fall in love, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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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: sincere, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, introspection, solitary, siblings relations, solitude, husband wife relationship, brother in law sister in law relationship, concierge, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, alps, berlin germany, italy, shanghai ...
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