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, offbeat and gloomy films and TV shows about / with dull life, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), cigarette smoking and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Germany 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), Come Undone (2010), Nathalie... (2003), The Street (2006), Free Samples (2012), Liberal Arts (2012), Madame Bovary (1991), Changing Sides (2008), Office Space (1999).

List of dull life movies

 6.4
 46K
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, dark, realistic, melancholic, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, dull life, older woman younger man relationship, mental illness, extramarital affair, temptation, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, suicide, depression, adultery, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, california, austin texas, usa
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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, cerebral, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, fish out of water, unlikely couple, actor, adultery, love story, relationships, couple relations ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, yale university, kyoto japan
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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: erotic, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sex, infidelity, adultery, sex scene, cheating on husband, sexually dissatisfied wife, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, couples, love affair, lie, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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 6.3
 5K
Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: sexy, serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, striptease, sexual relations, sex, adultery, one night stand, lesbian, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, voyeur, manipulation, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 8.3
 1K
The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: neighbor, couple relations, family life, dull life, small town, crumbling marriage, family problems, social relations, friendship, neighborhood, working class, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, northern england
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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: semi serious, cynical, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dull life, introspection, lifestyle, sarcasm, life, society, romance, loneliness, hipster, food, direction and purpose, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.7
 38K
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, light, talky, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: age difference, college, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, romance, college student, thirtysomething life, dull life, depression, happy ending, fall in love, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, new york, new jersey, usa
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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: melancholic, sexy, realistic, intense, romantic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, maid, family relations, literature, village, family life, village life, life is a bitch, tragic hero, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1850s, 70s ...
Place: normandy, france, london, europe, switzerland
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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, battle of the sexes, family relations, fish out of water, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, dull life, family problems, disorder, parents and children, family life, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 7.7
 268K
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: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, witty ...
Plot: workplace, office, dark humor, corporate world, computer, obnoxious boss, rebelliousness, workplace situations, computer cracker, satire, embezzlement, business ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
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 6.8
 357
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: society, dull life, obsession, dishonesty, religions or cults, social differences, cons and scams, estate, ex convict, released from prison, religion, virgin mary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe, venice
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 6.9
 8K
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, avant garde, psychological, atmospheric, experimental ...
Plot: dull life, confined, mystery, confinement indoors, dark humor, isolation, surrealism, rabbit, exploitation, intrigue, unfulfillment, chaos ...
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 6.9
 3K
Waiter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: captivating, touching, semi serious, humorous, slasher ...
Plot: waiter, dull life, destiny, change of luck, unsupportive coworkers, family relations, dark humor, starting over, midlife crisis, relationship problems, lovers, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, netherlands, holland, 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: realistic, serious, sincere, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, musician's life, culture clash, family life, dull life, performer's life, supportive spouse, family relations, music, music conductor, orchestra, choir ...
Time: 90s
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 4.3
 472
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: dull life, memory loss, sexual relations, riddles and clues, memory lapse, sex trafficking, dark past, amnesia, human trafficking, sadistic horror, waking up from a coma, confronting the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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 6.0
 130
Voice Over (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married woman — seeking to purify herself through a "disconnection vow" — leaves her husband and returns to her parents’ home, but finds a situation far from the peace and quiet she had imagined.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, witty, humorous
Plot: family relations, breakup, disorder, introspection, nothing goes right, couples, dull life, strong female presence, siblings relations, parents and children, homecoming, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
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 6.7
 22K
Kops (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small Swedish village, Högboträsk, is so peaceful that crime is nonexistent. The police spend their shifts drinking coffee, eating hot dogs and chasing down runaway cows. This is all well and good for the village's own police, but the ...
Style: funny, absurd, suspenseful, parody, feel good ...
Plot: small town, friendship, police station, crimes, swat team, hostage situation, nothing goes right, workplace, workplace situations, dull life, law enforcement, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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The Night Watchmen (2015)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: life turned upside down, starting over, dull life, unfulfillment, hopes, disorder, police, security guard, car accident, loneliness, monster, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Listen Up Philip (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: sarcasm, loneliness, narcissist, writer's life, couples, dull life, cynicism, arrogance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, self pity, solitude, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york state, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Madame Bovary (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The classic story of Emma Bovary, the beautiful wife of a small-town doctor in 19th century France, who engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bored housewife, adultery, infidelity, love affair, village, tragic hero, dull life, social relations, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: france, europe
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Araf/Somewhere in Between (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Araf is the story of Zehra and Olgun whose lives are caught in a vacuum. The world in which they live and work is a place of throwaway culture and constant change. They too are waiting for a chance to change and escape from their empty, monotonous ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, art house ...
Plot: forbidden love, against the rules, rebelliousness, teenage life, love and romance, dull life, adolescence vs adulthood, deadend life, pregnancy, miscarriage, women's issues, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, turkey
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 5.7
 581
4Some (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Marital fidelity can wear you down, and Ondra and Vitek are certainly suffering from a case of serious fatigue. Working side by side and living next door to each other, it doesn't take long before these two long-married middle-aged pals start ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: mate swapping, swinger couple, open marriage, swinger, family relations, couple relations, sexual relations, buddies, parents and children, dull life, couples, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean, czech republic, central europe
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The Last Days of the World (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a student named Kanou is transformed when a tiny man informs him that Earth will soon be annihilated. Kanou decides to do just as he pleases with the time he has left, leading to strange adventures that could be real -- or just a dream.
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, mind bending, offbeat
Plot: teenage life, family problems, dull life, dark humor, dysfunctional family, crimes, youth, escapades, confined, high school, unfulfillment, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Neighboring Sounds (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Life in a middle-class neighbourhood in present day Recife, Brazil, takes an unexpected turn after the arrival of an independent private security firm. The presence of these men brings a sense of safety and a good deal of anxiety to a culture which ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: neighbor, masturbation, social decay, vigilantism, class differences, dull life, life is a bitch, crimes, society, racial tension, petty criminal, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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 6.5
 549
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: semi serious, sincere, humorous, witty, captivating ...
Plot: vandalism, anarchist, against the rules, unlikely partners, rebellion, mysterious character, love triangle, society, lifestyle, social misfits, love and romance, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: sibling relationship, dull life, family relations, breaking point, parents and children, sibling rivalry, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, living together, family problems, lifestyle change, sisters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: photographer, friendship, obsessive quest, prodigy, starting over, lifestyle, race against time, mysterious character, track down, addiction, dull life, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.3
 433
Eden's Curve (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lgbt, gay, coming out, love triangle, friendship, love affair, dull life, couples, college life, destructive relationship, student life, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1972
Place: virginia, southern usa
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Tired of Kissing Frogs (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, romance, computers and web, femme fatale, dull life, wooing, singleness, one last chance, male female relationship, double life, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.4
 235
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom, offbeat
Plot: astronomer, fish out of water, disorder, dull life, wilderness, nothing goes right, outback, weirdo, englishman abroad, culture shock, astronaut, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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