Dull life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dull life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, serious, touching and offbeat films and TV shows about / with dull life, unfulfillment, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, husband wife relationship, society, friendship and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Belgium and other countries.
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dull life movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dull life: The Good Girl (2002), Lost in Translation (2003), Office Space (1999), Liberal Arts (2012), Madame Bovary (1991), Magic Mirror (2005), Changing Sides (2008), Rabbits (2002), Waiter (2006), The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000).

List of dull life movies

 6.3
 43K
The Good Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: sincere, realistic, dark humor, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, dull life, temptation, small town, suburban life, dishonesty, lifestyle, lie, infidelity, store, marriage, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california
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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, psychological, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, age difference, midlife crisis, culture clash, unlikely couple, actor, couple relations, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, dull life, housewife, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan, yale university
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 7.7
 242K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, cult film, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, corporate world, suburbs, computer cracker, dull life, unlikely criminals, obnoxious boss, rebelliousness, blackmail, embezzlement, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, dallas texas
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 6.7
 36K
Liberal Arts (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: age difference, college, thirtysomething life, older man younger woman relationship, dull life, college student, romance, college life, fall in love, love and romance, campus, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, new york, new jersey
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Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sexy, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, village, bourgeoisie, village life, family life, tragic hero, life is a bitch, hopes, romance, dull life ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 70s, 18th century
Place: normandy, france, europe, switzerland, london
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 6.8
 325
Magic Mirror (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Portugal
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Luciano, fresh out of jail, was taken by his brother, Flórido, to serve in the home of wealthy Alfreda. He was surprised when she told him that her greatest desire was to see the Virgin Mary. Now comes this rich land owner with her sublime ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere, offbeat
Plot: dull life, society, obsession, dishonesty, social differences, cons and scams, religions or cults, estate, ex convict, release from prison, religion, aristocracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe, venice
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Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, disorder, unsupportive spouse, nothing goes right, family problems, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 7.0
 7K
Rabbits (2002)
Genre: Short, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A story of a group of humanoid rabbits and their depressive, daily life. The plot includes Suzie ironing, Jane sitting on a couch, Jack walking in and out of the apartment, and the occasional solo singing number by Suzie or Jane. At one point the ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, psychological, atmospheric, avant garde ...
Plot: dull life, mystery, confined, isolation, confinement indoors, danger, surrealism, rabbit, chaos, unfulfillment, intrigue, minimalism
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 7.0
 3K
Waiter (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Edgar works as a waiter in 'Het Westen', a restaurant. He is married and has a lover. His neighbors terrorize him with loud music and garbage. One day after he is mistreated by some customers he is sick of it all and goes to talk to his ...
Style: dark humor, captivating, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, dull life, destiny, midlife crisis, unsupportive coworkers, family relations, change of luck, starting over, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lovers, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
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The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The young-adult novel by Garrison Keillor and Jenny Lind Nilsson gets a lively update in this Showtime feature about an unusual family in Sandy Bottom, Wisconsin. The Greens share musical aspirations, but daughter Rachel (Madeline Zima), a talented ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, musician's life, culture clash, family life, dull life, supportive spouse, performer's life, family relations, orchestral, music, music conductor, choir ...
Time: 90s
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 4.3
 412
Fractured (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film follows "Dylan White" who works as a cook in Baton Rouge. He is also in a solid relationship with his girlfriend "Brandy". Things are great until strange events prompt him to seek out the truth about himself -- following ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: dull life, danger, memory loss, riddles and clues, sexual relations, gory, gun, male nudity, pubic hair, female nudity, sex scene
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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Something in the Way (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ahmad, a porn obsessed taxi driver from Jakarta, falls for the beautiful young prostitute Kinar and struggles with sexual frustration and misguided piety.
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, dull life, misfit, social misfits, strong sexual content, society, prostitute, taxi, urban, unfulfillment, religions or cults
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
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 4.8
 191
Perception (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Perception is a darkly comedic gem that stars Piper Perabo as Jen Marshall, an LA girl with a reckless personality and a laundry list of burned bridges. When Jen returns to New York and unexpected tragedy strikes, it is up to her mistreated friends ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: redemption, dull life, estrangement, disability, human nature, youth, rehabilitation, young woman, selfishness, paralysis, nightlife, child as adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, california
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Afternoon Delight (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life and career that's gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to spice up her marriage and meets McKenna, a stripper ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, light, realistic
Plot: friendship, nanny, life turned upside down, fish out of water, self discovery, crumbling marriage, couples, dull life, sexual dysfunction, suburban life, husband wife relationship, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.6
 2K
Free Samples (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Stanford law-school dropout named Jillian escapes to the anonymity of Los Angeles to figure out what she wants to do with her life, and on the day of her college boyfriend's birthday, she finds herself stuck running an ice cream truck fending ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, talky, witty ...
Plot: introspection, twentysomething life, dull life, lifestyle, sarcasm, college dropout, life, society, romance, loneliness, disgruntled, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.1
 248
Henri (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The meeting of two lonely, marginal souls. There is Henri, a man in his 50s, limp, resigned, somewhat alcoholic. And Rosette, a (slightly) retarded woman who dreams of love, sexuality, normality
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: mentally challenged, love and romance, dull life, unfulfillment, misfit, social misfits, looking for love, death of wife, female director, french fries, seaside, pigeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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 6.5
 8K
Bubble (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, working class, investigation, love triangle, small town, factory, mystery, deadly, society, workplace romance, police detective, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, california
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The Simian Line (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Simian Line is an American improvisational film, released in 2001. When Katharine (Lynn Redgrave) throws a party on Halloween, a psychic called Arnita (Tyne Daly) predicts that one of the three couples present at the party will break up by the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, family relations, ghost, doubt, introspection, looking for love, love and romance, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, couples, dull life, family problems ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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 6.4
 529
Monkey Warfare (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two ex-revolutionaries living underground have their lives turned upside down by a sexy young radical who goes from smashing SUVs to fighting gentrification with firebombs.
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: vandalism, mysterious character, rebellion, against the rules, unlikely partners, love triangle, social misfits, love and romance, lifestyle, rebelliousness, couple relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Consequences of Love (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Titta di Girolamo has been living in a small hotel in Lugano for ten years, he leads a dull and rigid live and has apparently lost his capability to feel human emotion. This all changes when he decides to talk to Sofia, the Barmaid.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: age difference, mafia, hotel, loneliness, unlikely couple, mysterious character, haunted by the past, fall in love, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, sicily
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 6.0
 3K
Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: extramarital affair, cheating on husband, sexually dissatisfied wife, sex scene, infidelity, forbidden love, adultery, couples, love affair, family problems, dull life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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Me and My Sister (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of two sisters, one from the country with simpler attitudes who comes to stay for a short while with her sophisticated sister who lives in the big city.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: parents and children, breaking point, dull life, family relations, sibling relationship, luxury, sibling rivalry, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, optimism, frigidity, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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The Photographer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A year after becoming the toast of New York City's art scene, photographer Max Martin has lost his ability to take a decent picture. On the night before his make-or-break gallery opening, surrounded by the trappings of success but devoid of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, starting over, obsessive quest, prodigy, race against time, mysterious character, lifestyle, dull life, track down, addiction, nightlife, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.3
 404
Eden's Curve (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, gay cinema ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, lgbt, love affair, friendship, love triangle, romance, lifestyle, youth, couples, dull life, destructive relationship, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1972
Place: virginia, southern usa
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Tired of Kissing Frogs (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a young interior decorator who, as a result of a romantic disappointment, becomes the female counterpart of Don Juan. The misadventures of the manizer make her rediscover the value of love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, lifestyle, computers and web, dull life, femme fatale, wooing, one last chance, singleness, male female relationship, double life, online dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.4
 211
Supernova (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Supernova is a British comedy television programme produced by Hartswood Films and jointly commissioned by the BBC in the UK and UKTV in Australia. It follows Dr Paul Hamilton, a Welsh astronomer, who leaves a dull academic post and unloved ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: fish out of water, astronomer, wilderness, settlement, nothing goes right, dull life, disorder, outback, astronaut, unfulfillment, culture shock, englishman abroad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Mojave Phone Booth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the middle of the Mojave desert rests an abandoned phone booth, riddled with bullet holes, graffiti, its windows broken, but otherwise functioning. Its identity was born on the Internet and for years, travelers would make the trek down a lonely ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, contemplative, sincere
Plot: self discovery, hopes, lifestyle, estrangement, dull life, introspection, couple relations, vandalism, society, interlinked stories, desert, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
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The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, cynical, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, society, friends, dull life, ambition, youth, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Taste of Tea (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project at home. Uncle Ayano has ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: countryside, escape from reality, family history, eccentric family, family life, housewife, delusion, dull life, youth, parents and children, teenage love, ghost ...
Place: japan, asia
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 6.3
 4K
Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, showbiz, performer's life, dull life, rivalry, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, friends ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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